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Porn clips played on display screens at airport in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro

Infraero, the country's aviation authority, said it suspects screens at the Santos Dumont Airport were hacked, adding that it had notified the Federal Police.

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Published on May 28, 2022 08:14 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Death toll in Brazil's Petropolis rises to 104 after heavy rains

The downpours, which on Tuesday alone exceeded the average for the entire month of February, caused mudslides that buried homes, flooded streets, washed away cars and buses and left gashes hundreds of yards wide on the region's mountainsides.

People try to rescue items from cars destroyed by a flash flood in Petropolis, Brazil on February 16, 2022. (Photo by CARL DE SOUZA/AFP)
Published on Feb 17, 2022 06:36 PM IST
Reuters |

Juliet, the last wild macaw at Rio de Janeiro zoo waits for her Romeo

According to Neiva Guedes, president of the Hyacinth Macaw Institute, an environmental group, Juliet hasn’t coupled, built a nest or had chicks, so at most she’s “still just dating.”

A macaw flies inside an enclosure at BioParque, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Macaws are used to flying great distances, more than 30 kilometers or about 18 miles a day.(AP)
Published on May 10, 2021 01:19 PM IST
AP |

25 killed in Rio de Janeiro police raid on drug gang

Suspects tried to escape across rooftops as police entered the slum in armored vehicles and helicopters flew overhead, television images showed.

Police get out of an armored vehicle during an operation against alleged drug traffickers in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, May 6, 2021.(AP)
Published on May 06, 2021 10:37 PM IST
Reuters |

Argentina reopens theater, welcomes nightlife as Brazil starts new lockdown

The two neighbouring countries in South America, Brazil and Argentina, are taking very different steps at the moment. While Buenos Aires is embracing the nightlife again, Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro have announced tighter restrictions.

Night and day in South America: Buenos Aires welcomes nightlife, new lockdowns in Brazil(Unsplashed)
Updated on Mar 07, 2021 08:03 AM IST
Reuters | , Buenos Aires

Rio de Janeiro's famous carnival won't take place even in July, the mayor says

Rio de Janeiro's new mayor Eduardo Paes recently said that it won't be possible to host the famous carnival, which was originally scheduled to take place next month, even in July due to second wave of coronavirus infections.

No way to hold Rio carnival in July, the city's mayor says (Representative image)(Unsplash)
Published on Jan 22, 2021 09:09 AM IST
Reuters | , Rio De Janeiro
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