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Gabriel Stargardter

Top U.S. and Brazil diplomats discuss 'unprecedented' migration

Oct 19 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Brazilian counterpart Carlos Franca to discuss "unprecedented" regional migration and ways to collaborate to slow the number of migrants heading north, the State Department said on Tuesday.

As Brazilians flock to the U.S. border, an alleged smuggler cashes in

Oct 12 2021

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil Record numbers of Brazilians have been arrested at the U.S. southern border this year, part of the United States' broader migration crisis. Police believe a child-custody dispute has led them to one of the smugglers moving migrants north.

Exclusive-UN migration body asks Brazil to receive Haitians on US-Mexico border - sources

Sep 24 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has formally asked Brazil to receive some Haitian migrants camped along the U.S.-Mexico border hoping to enter the United States, according to two sources with knowledge of the request.

EXCLUSIVE-UN migration body asks Brazil to receive Haitians on US-Mexico border - sources

Sep 24 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 24 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has formally asked Brazil whether it would receive some Haitians camped along the U.S.-Mexico border hoping to enter the United States, according to two sources with knowledge of the request.

EXCLUSIVE-UN migration body asks Brazil to receive Haitians on US-Mexico border - sources

Sep 24 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept 24 The International Organization for Migration (IOM) has formally asked Brazil whether it would receive some Haitians camped along the U.S.-Mexico border hoping to enter the United States, according to two sources with knowledge of the request.

Robbers in Brazil stage brazen bank raids, taking hostages; at least 3 dead

Aug 31 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Armed robbers hit several banks in a small Brazilian city on Monday, using locals as human shields, leaving a trail of explosive devices and shooting at police in an assault that killed at least three people, a senior state security official said. | Video

Robbers in Brazil stage brazen bank raids, taking hostages; at least 3 dead

Aug 30 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 30 Armed robbers hit three banks in a small Brazilian city on Monday, taking hostages as they fled, leaving a trail of explosive devices and shooting at police in an assault that killed at least three people, a senior state security official said.

'No banana republic': Brazil's politicos guarantee 2022 vote after bombshell story

Jul 22 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil's political leaders lined up on Thursday to stress next year's presidential election is certain to take place, after a bombshell newspaper report that Brazil's defense minister had issued a threat about holding the highly polarized vote.

Bolsonaro fires official after graft claims as impeachment calls grow

Jun 30 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired a health official on Wednesday after he reportedly asked for a bribe in a coronavirus vaccine deal, the latest graft accusation to rock the government and spark fresh calls for the president's impeachment.

Brazil to suspend Indian COVID-19 vaccine deal as graft claims probed

Jun 30 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) -Brazil will suspend a $324-million contract for COVID-19 vaccine from India that has mired President Jair Bolsonaro in accusations of irregularities, the health minister said on Tuesday, following guidance by the federal comptroller, the CGU.

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