Tag archive for ‘Brazil’
By nsnbc On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

Ousted Venezuelan Chief Prosecutor Luisa Ortega leaked Odebrecht bribe video

nsnbc : Ousted Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Diaz leaked a video purporting to show an Odebrecht representative saying he agreed to pay $35 million toward President Nicolas Maduro’s campaign in More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Ousted Venezuelan Attorney General in Brazil, testifies againt Maduro, stresses her life is in danger

nsnbc : Venezuela’s fugitive, ousted Attorney General Luisa Ortega  resurfaced in Brazil on Wednesday claiming to possess a lot of evidence for President Nicolas Maduro’s corruption. Ortega, who escaped More...

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By nsnbc On Sunday, August 6th, 2017

Mercosur suspends Venezuela hours after Constituent Assembly ousted dissident Attorney General

nsnbc : The Latin American trade bloc Mercosur, on Saturday, suspended Venezuela’s membership hours after the newly-elected and highly controversial Constituent Assembly ousted the country’s “dissident” More...

LaMia Avro RJ85 registered P4-LOR at Glasgow Airport, UK. This aircraft was registered as CP-2933 in January 2015 and crashed in the LaMia Airlines Flight 2933 accident in November 2016. Courtesy Graham, CC-BY-SA-2.0
By nsnbc On Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Bolivia Detained LaMia CEO – Airline Grounded After Fatal Crash in Colombia

nsnbc : Bolivian authorities detained Gustavo Vargas and two other employees of the Bolivia-based Lamia airline. All three were taken to a prosecutor’s office in Santa Cruz for questioning. The airline has More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Colombia’s CAA Confirms: Crashed Lamia BAe Avro RJ85 Didn’t Have Mandatory Fuel Reserves

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Colombia’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) officially confirmed that the Bolivian BAe Avro RJ85 operated by Lamia, that crashed near Medellin, didn’t have mandatory fuel reserves More...

Courtesy El Colombiano.
By Christof Lehmann On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Confirmed: Charter Plane That Crashed in Colombia Ran Out of Fuel

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The flight crew of the Bolivarian British Aerospace Avro RJ85 that crashed 13 miles from the airport of Medellin, Colombia, had declared a fuel emergency before the plane crashed. The More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Deadly Passenger Plane Crash in Colombia – Run Out of Fuel?

nsnbc : Only six out of 81 people on board a LAMIA Bolivia British Aerospace Avro RJ85 that crashed on its flight between Santa Cruz and Medellin survived. Among those killed were almost all of Brazil’s Chapecoense More...

By nsnbc On Friday, September 9th, 2016

Blood-red Siberian river reminds us that mining is a risky business

Gomes & Mayes (TC) : A river in Norilsk, Siberia, has turned a vivid shade of red, alarming local residents and resulting in a minor social media storm. The change in colouring was reportedly due to a spill More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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Rousseff Appeals Impeachment to Brazil’s Supreme Court

nsnbc : One day after being stripped from her presidency but still with the right to hold a political office, Dilma Rousseff appealed the Brazilian Senate’s decision to impeach her from the presidency to the More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, September 2nd, 2016

Venezuela Withdraws Ambassador from Brazil, Denounces “Administrative Coup”

nsnbc : Following the Brazilian Senate’s decision to impeach now ex-president Dilma Rousseff and the immediate inauguration of Social Democrat Michel Temer who will serve the remainder of Rousseff’s More...