Famous Brazilian Novelist Lygia Fagundes Telles dies at 98

Lygia Fagundes Telles, one of Brazil’s most popular writers, whose stories of women trapped in unsatisfactory relationships can also be read as allegories of her country’s political situation, died Sunday at her home in São Paulo. She was 98 years old. The Brazilian Academy of Letters announced his death. As one of the first Brazilian …

Elza Soares, who pushed the boundaries of Brazilian music, dies at 91

Samba singer Elza Soares, whose meteoric rise from favela to stardom was later marred by a scandalous affair with one of Brazil’s most famous football stars, died Thursday at her home in Rio de Janeiro. He was 91 years old. His death was announced recently. A statement from the official Instagram accountwhich added that he …

Brazilian Pop Singer Marília Mendonça dies in plane crash at age 26

Marília Mendonça, one of the most popular Brazilian pop singers, known for her raging ballads “The Queen of Sorrow”, died Friday in a small plane crash in the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. He was 26 years old. The singer’s press office confirmed Mendonça’s death and her producer Henrique Ribeiro; his uncle Abicieli Silveira …

Bolsonaro Must Face Murder Charges Over Pandemic, Brazilian MPs

His son, Flavio Bolsonaro, is one of four senators on the committee who support the president. The report, which he will vote on next week, will also file a criminal complaint against him. In addition to the murder and genocide charges, the report recommends nine additional charges against Mr Bolsonaro, including false documents and “crimes …

Roberto ‘Cyborg’ Abreu Pledges a Change in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

In an interview with The New York Times, Chaouat said that he slept in the Marrua Hotel when he woke up to find another fighter on him. Paulo Félix Figueiró, then 37, was arrested and charged with attempted rape, according to the police report read to The Times. Police said hotel security footage showed Figueiró …

Brazilian Rebeca Andrade Wins Women’s Vault Gold in Gymnastics

With two high-flying vaults that simplify complex, gravity-defying movements, Rebeca Andrade won the vault final at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, bringing Brazil its first ever gold medal in women’s gymnastics. The Olympics just keep getting better. In the all-around final last week, 22-year-old Andrade won the silver medal, finishing just behind American Sunisa Lee. …

Rebeca Andrade is the first Brazilian to win an Olympic Women’s Medal

At the beginning of June, Rebeca Andrade did not even know whether she would participate in the Olympic Games. On Thursday, the 22-year-old gymnast won the all-around silver medal, making her the first Brazilian to win any Olympic medal in women’s gymnastics, and also the first woman to win an all-round medal for a country. …

Rebeca Andrade became the first Brazilian to win a women’s medal.

At the beginning of June, Rebeca Andrade did not even know whether she would participate in the Olympic Games. On Thursday, the 22-year-old gymnast won the all-around silver medal, making her the first Brazilian to win any Olympic medal in women’s gymnastics, and also the first woman to win an all-round medal for a country. …