Brazil

Surgeons temporarily attach man’s arm to belly to avoid amputation

Surgeons temporarily attach man’s arm to belly to avoid amputationA team of surgeons in Brazil have temporarily attached a man's hand to his belly in order to save the limb from being amputated after the man met with an accident at a production facility.

Prosecutors Charge Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva with Misrepresentation of Assets and Money Laundering

Prosecutors Charge Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva with Misrepresentation of Assets and Money Laundering On Wednesday, the prosecutors in Brazil filed charges against one of the most well-known political figures in the country, the former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who served in office from 2003 to 2010. The incident has shook Brazil's already concerned political establishment.

Federal Prosecutors in Brazil Open Investigation Into McDonald’s and its Master Franchisee Arcos Dorados Holdings

Federal Prosecutors in Brazil Open Investigation Into McDonald’s and its Master

On Thursday, Marcos José Gomes Correa, a federal prosecutor opened a criminal investigation looking into "fiscal and economic crimes" which McDonald's and Arcos Dorados Holdings, its Latin American master franchise owner might have been engaged in. The prosecutor says that, they along with some related entities may have failed to fulfill Brazil's tax and other laws. There might have been additional violations of the country's franchise laws too.

Brazilian man born with serious inabilities become public speaker

Brazilian man born with serious inabilities become public speakerA Brazilian man born with a few serious inabilities, including an upside-down head and constrained utilization of his arms and legs, has beaten the chances to turn into a rousing open speaker.

As an infant, specialists advised Claudio Vieira de Oliveira's mother to quit sustaining him in light of the fact that he would not have the capacity to survive, the report said.

Polls for Brazilian Election Show Marina Silva to Gain on President Dilma Rousseff Before Presidential Election

Polls for Brazilian Election Show Marina Silva to Gain on President Dilma Rousseff  Before Presidential Election On Friday a survey conducted by Datafolha which is a polling firm, revealed that Marina Silva the Environmentalist has brown her lead over the popularity of President Dilma Rousseff by10% points in a probable second-round runoff in the October elections to be held in Brazil.

Asthma inhalers hinder the height of children

Asthma inhalers hinder the height of childrenBasic inhalers utilized by a huge number of kids have now been found to reduce their height, hindering development by around a large portion of a centimeter.

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