Author Archives: Gilson Jorge

About Gilson Jorge

Fã de Tom Waits, Chico Buarque e Woody Allen, que adora contar histórias do cotidiano

Brazil Remembers 50 Years of Its Militar Coup

  Exactly 50 years ago, the military took power in Brazil and forced President João Goulart into exile in Uruguay. Planned with the support of the United States, which feared the influence of Cuba and the Soviet Union in Latin … Continue reading

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Brazil Eases Adoption of Children by Foreigners

Brazilian authorities decided on Monday, 24, allowing foreigners registered to apply for adopting children in the country on equal terms with the locals. Until now, foreigners had to expect that children should first be offered to all Brazilians registered on … Continue reading

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The Islamic History of Salvador, the City where Bosnia and Iran will Meet up in the World Cup

Mouraria Neighborhood: name taken from Romans distracted as Muslims One of the most charming and bohemian neighborhoods of Salvador, Brazil’s third largest city and capital of the state of Bahia, is called Mouraria (the Moorish quarter), a small area full … Continue reading

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Paraguay Announces Privatization of Asunción’s International Airport

Paraguay’s government announced this Monday, 17, that Asunción International Airport, will be privatized, reports the AP. This measure aims to create jobs and fight poverty in the country, according officials. “The priority projects of concession to the private sector (for … Continue reading

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Pope Francis to Meet Cristina Kirchner With “Open Agenda”

With her popularity at lower level, the Argentinean President, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner,  meet the most popular person in her native Argentina, next monday. She will arrive at Rome Fiumicino International Airport and will be staying, as usual, in Eden … Continue reading

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Under severe strain in their country, Ukrainians play friendly with the United States in Cyprus

On this Wednesday, 5 at 2pm (ET), the U.S. team faces strong team of Ukraine in Cyprus, in the first friendly of the year aiming the preparation for the World Cup in Brazil. The game was originally scheduled to Kiev, … Continue reading

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The “Black Stars”, first US rival in the world cup, plays a friendly against Montenegro without its defender Lee Addy, who is injured and not going to Brazil

First opponent of the United States in the FIFA World Cup, Ghana team have a friendly game on Wednesday, 5 in the city of Pogdorica, Montenegro, against the national team of this country. But the week did not start well … Continue reading

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