BBCBrasil.com The Denver Police Department, in the United States, arrested 17 people accused of involvement in a drug trafficking scheme that operated inside a taco trailer. According to the authorities, were seized 25 kilograms of methamphetamine, one of the largest seizures in the history in the u.s. State of Colorado. Methamphetamine is a synthetic drug that acts on the central nervous system (CNS), a very potent and highly addictive. ..
The Turkish Government has forbidden the country's students use tattoos and piercings in schools, a measure considered repressive and unenforceable by the opposition, according to the Turkish press said on Sunday. The tattoos, frowned upon by the conservative Turks, are very popular among urban youth, including among teenagers. Turkish President, Tayyip Erdogan, has already criticised the tattoo of a football player in the country photo: ..
The Russia announced on Monday the opening of a criminal investigation for genocide of Russian-speaking populations in the East of Ukraine, where the use of heavy weapons has caused, according to the Russian investigating Committee, the death of at least 2,500 people. The process is for the populations of the self-proclaimed republics of Lugansk and Donetsk, the two main separatist strongholds in Eastern Ukraine, said in a statement the ..
The historic market building, at Covent Garden in London was presented by an art installation that simulates the building is cut in half and you're floating through the eyes of tourists. The information is from the Mirror. According to the publication, the installation called "Take my Lightning" is the work of artist Alex Chinneck and mega is an optical illusion. The 12 metre long sculpture was made from a steel frame and an expanded ..
Two policemen were killed and five were injured on Friday in an ambush by suspected Shining Path guerrillas against a patrol that electoral material collected in southeastern Peru. The guerrillas struck the convoy of four vehicles that participated in the Organization of municipal and regional elections on Sunday. The attack happened on a road linking the localities of San Francisco and Machente, where is located the largest planting of ..
A group of archeologists of Turkey States that found the Dungeon where the legendary Count Dracula might have been incarcerated. The information is from The Huffington Post. According to the publication, although Dracula is a fictional character, he was created from stories of Vlad Tepes, the Impaler, Prince of Wallachia – current – region of Romania who reigned in the mid-15th century. According to the story of Vlad, he would have been ..
Relatives and friends of the candidate Marina Silva rallied today in Rio Branco, capital of the Brazilian State of Acre, to conquer the vote of the undecided in the penultimate day of campaigning for Sunday's elections. About 100 people, among them four sisters and six nephews of Marina, focused Friday on Senadinho square to support the candidacy of the former Minister of the environment, which appears in second place in the polls of ..
BBCBrasil.com Jefferson Puff BBC Special Envoy to Brazil Florianopolis On the eve of the elections, the Supreme Electoral Court (TSE) authorized the sending of Armed Forces in the State of Santa Catarina to guarantee the security of the vote. The request by the Electoral Court of Santa Catarina was granted amid a climate of tension in several cities and a curfew in the capital, Florianópolis. On request, the Regional Electoral ..
Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves will compete for the second round of presidential elections in Brazil and began preparing on Monday continued their campaigns for the election of next day on October 26. The candidate of the workers party (PT) won the first round of elections on Sunday, with 41.5 percent of the vote, while Aetius, candidate for the Brazilian Social Democracy Party (PSDB), earned 33.5%. Marina Silva, the Brazilian Socialist ..
BBCBrasil.com A nurse from Spain who treated a person diagnosed with ebola in Madrid was contaminated with the virus and became the first to contract the disease outside Africa, said Spanish health authorities on Monday. The result of the nurse tested positive for ebola virus in two separate tests, according to reports. She was part of the team that treated the Spanish priest Manuel Garcia Viejo, who died of ebola in the last day on ..