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. ..
Survivors of one of the most overwhelming fires in Australia will get nearly $ 500 million after reaching a plea deal on Tuesday, the biggest financial compensation in the history of the country, according to information from the AP. The fire, which left 119 dead, was the most fatal among a series that hit the southern state of Victoria in 2009, leaving a total of 173 dead and destroying more than 2 thousand homes in just one day. More ..
Argentine security forces try to locate a Tunisian-born businessman in the country, for his alleged relationship with e-mails in which the jihadist group Islamic State threat to Argentine President, Cristina Kirchner, reported local media on Sunday. According to the website "Infobae", the man who is being investigated by the Intelligence Secretariat (SE) of Argentina is a businessman who was dedicated to export wood to hide illegal ..
BBCBrasil.com Camilla Costa BBC Brazil in São Paulo At the height of the fever of Orkut in Brazil, between 2005 and 2006, the communties gathered thousands of Brazilians with loves, hatreds and habits in common-from the most mundane, like being a fan of a band, even the most eccentric, like licking yoghurt packing. But what they both talked in groups? Closed after 10 years on the air, the Google social network left behind a file of 1 ..
A fire in an air traffic control center on the outskirts of Chicago, on Friday, led to the cancellation of all flights at O'Hare International Airport, one of the busiest ports in the world, and at the Midway Airport, a Center for domestic connections, rioting air traffic throughout the United States. More than 800 flights leaving and arriving at both airports were canceled by the 9:20 (11:20, in GMT), according to monitoring website ..
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: ..
An operation conducted by agents in Sierra Leone found 70 bodies and 150 new cases of ebola during the curfew three days made to help contain the spread of the virus, which ended this Sunday, the authorities announced on Monday. In Sierra Leone, where the hemorrhagic virus killed more than 600 people, the six million inhabitants were forbidden to leave their homes in the past three days. During the 72 hours, approximately 30 thousand ..
European Union countries must devote "considerable" funds for redemptions of immigrants in the Mediterranean sea before Italy can terminate their own mission, otherwise many lives will be lost, said the human rights group Amnesty International on Tuesday. The civil war in Syria, forced military conscription in Eritrea and the collapse of order in Libya are taking a record number of refugees and immigrants trying to escape through the ..
More than 130 Islamic fighters of Boko Haram surrendered to Nigerian forces, and a man impersonating group leader in numerous videos was killed in the fighting, the military reported on Wednesday. The army intensified military operations against the Boko Haram in remote Northeast since the rebels occupied several towns and declared the area that control "a Muslim territory". Learn More Gunmen kill 15 people in College in Northern ..
In a press conference in the Palace of Alvorada, the President Dilma Rousseff (PT) said that students who don't dedicate themselves to Science without borders Program (CsF) are minority. "Those who do that are people who are putting down the Country, unfortunately," he said. "It is not significant in relation to that are there," he added. Dilma referred to the article published by the Agency Brazil about a claim made by the University of ..