Gulf Times - Brazil
Leaked chats appear to show judge advised prosecutors in Lula case

Leaked chats appear to show judge advised prosecutors in Lula case

Leaked personal messages published on Saturday by a news website show the judge who led the corruption trial that jailed former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva advised prosecutors to influence public opinion against the leftist leader.

FIFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief

FIFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief

FIFA's appeals committee upheld Monday a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation (CBF), Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption.

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

Brazilian male model dies after collapsing on catwalk

A male model has died in hospital hours after collapsing on a catwalk during Fashion Week in Sao Paulo, according to Brazilian media reports.

Nebras Power foraying into Brazil's renewables power market

Nebras Power foraying into Brazil's renewables power market

Qatar's Nebras Power, a joint venture between Qatar Electricity and Water Company (60%) and Qatar Holding (40%), is foraying into Brazil's fast growing renewables power market as part of expanding its global footprint.

Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Recovering Pele set to return to Brazil on Monday: advisor

Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to Brazil on Monday, his advisor told AFP on Saturday.

Message from Brazil's FM

Message from Brazil's FM

HE the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani received a written message from the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil ...

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

10 bank robbers shot dead in Brazil

At least 10 bank robbers were shot dead Thursday after Brazilian military police busted a gang trying to blow up ATM machines near Sao Paulo, officials said.

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Pele undergoes treatment in Paris hospital

Football legend Pele was taken to a Paris hospital as a precaution on Wednesday after suffering from an "infection" but is "doing well", according to members of his entourage.

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Brazil city burying eight victims of school attack

Stunned family members on Thursday prepared to bury the eight victims of a school shooting in Brazil, along with the two attackers who carried out the violence, and grappled to understand why the bloodshed took place.

Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

Nine dead, including 5 children, in Brazil shooting; 17 others also shot

At least nine people were killed at a Brazilian elementary school where two young men were seen entering the building and firing weapons early on Wednesday, according to Sao Paulo police.

Two police arrested in Brazil over killing of black activist

Two police arrested in Brazil over killing of black activist

Two policemen were arrested Tuesday in the killing of Brazilian black activist Marielle Franco, news reports said.

Jailed Brazil ex-leader Lula released for grandson's funeral

Jailed Brazil ex-leader Lula released for grandson's funeral

Brazil's jailed ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Saturday in Sao Paulo under police escort after receiving permission to attend the funeral of a grandson who died aged seven.