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Nov 26, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Gérson, Tostão, Rivellino, Jairzinho... And Pelé! Widely regarded as the greatest national football team of all time, the Brazilian golden team, led by coach Zagallo went in search of the third world championship in 1970, in Mexico - first World Cup ever broadcast on tv in color. In the first three matches valid for the first phase of the World Cup, Brazil beat Czechoslovakia 4-1 in the opening game, England 1-0, and Romania 3-2. A famous moment in the match against the Czechs was when Pelé almost scored a goal from midfield.
Nov 26, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Brazil, Indonesia and Congo, countries with the world’s largest tropical forests, have - after a decade of negotiations - formed an alliance to cooperate on bioeconomy and the sustainable management, conservation and restoration of tropical forests and critical ecosystems. The three countries reaffirmed their sovereignty and that they will follow their own climate commitments according to each country's Nationally Determined Contributions, and that they will work for a fair carbon ecosystem while taking into account their environmental commitments.
Nov 18, 2022 23 tweets 9 min read
1. Brazil is an environmental superpower, and that's a fact. You are invited to check reliable sourced information on Brazil’s track record and strong sustainable development credentials, presented to the world at COP 27. 2. Firstly, 60% of Brazilian vegetation is primeval; it is now as it has been since time immemorial, and as it was in the time of the European settlers. These well-established figures are acknowledged by the World Bank, OECD and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization.
Nov 7, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Extreme poverty in Brazil fell to its lowest level since 1980, according to the World Bank. Brazil was also the country that most reduced poverty in all of Latin America. In 2019, 11.37 million people - 5.4% of the population - were below the poverty line. In 2020, the number was of 4.14 million individuals, 1.9% of the total. A sum of 7.23 million Brazilians now live in ameliorated conditions.
Sep 2, 2022 14 tweets 5 min read
After 200 years of Independence, Brazil became a scientific superpower responsible for 51.08% of scientific production in Latin America (SJR SCImago Journal & Country Rank) and a reference in several areas of knowledge, such as agriculture and tropical medicine. A measure of our innovation is the number of patents granted, which jumped from 3,623 in 2010 to 21,298 in 2020 (INPI). We also increased the amount of scientific articles published by SCOPUS from 48.5k in 2010 to 89.2k in 2020.
Sep 1, 2022 6 tweets 3 min read
In 1972, Brazil celebrated the 150th anniversary of its Independence. For this grand occasion, the remains of Dom Pedro I - Emperor of Brazil and proclaimer of independence - were sent to rest here in our country by Portugal, as a mark of friendship between the two nations. The remains arrived in Rio de Janeiro on April 21 following a pilgrimage across the country, until being deposited in São Paulo the week of September 7, after a multi-day hymnal ceremony, culminating in an unforgettable parade of 18,000 soldiers on Avenida Paulista.
Jun 24, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Brazil defends life and family as Constitutional precepts and, since 2019, the Brazilian government has been adopting measures to strengthen what the legislation determines. The Brazilian government created a ministry dedicated to strengthening families and defending life; the Ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights.
Jun 23, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
The Brazilian government has the largest home visitation program for monitoring early childhood in the world, the Happy Child Program (Programa Criança Feliz). More than 50million visits have already been made to ensure that every child develops to the best of their abilities. The program seeks to strengthen family ties, helping pregnant women prepare for birth and for first-time care, supporting the pregnancy and informing families about their rights to health and social services, to a minimum income, and also about how to access those rights.
Jun 18, 2022 12 tweets 4 min read
Immediately after being informed of the disappearance of Brazilian indigenist Bruno Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips, the government of Brazil began a search and rescue operation, in a complex environment, an area roughly the size of the 3k football fields (26.4 km²). 2. The task force involved more than 300 federal civil servants, including military personnel from the the Army, the Navy as well as Federal Police, National Public Security Force, National Indian Foundation - FUNAI staff, state security forces, and also indigenous volunteers.
Jun 17, 2022 6 tweets 2 min read
In 1995, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed June 17 as The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought. And the Brazilian government has made historic efforts to ensure water security and preserve its biomes from desertification.
Jun 14, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
The Brazilian govt has signed a cooperation agreement with the Electric Energy Research Center to prospect new sites for nuclear plants in Brazil. It has also contracted services under the Critical Path Acceleration Plan, to allow resumption of works on the Angra 3 nuclear plant. Despite Brazil’s vast reserves of coal, natural gas and oil, and even with the increased use of other renewable sources such as wind and solar, thermal complementation thermoelectric plants will be designed to regulate the system. Angra 3 is expected to generate 1405 megawatts.
Jun 14, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Brazil is developing its own nuclear-powered submarine. The Submarine Development Program - PROSUB is one of the main strategic projects of the Brazilian Armed Forces and aims to increase the national defense structure and ensure Brazilian maritime sovereignty. The program strengthens the national industrial sector, increasing its strategic importance to the economic development of Brazil. To date, it generated 4000 jobs and integrates the Metallic Structures Manufacturing Unit, the Shipyards, the Radiological Complex, & the Naval Base.
Jun 13, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Today we celebrate the feast of Saint Anthony, the first of the June saints celebrated in the colorful traditional festivities of Brazil. Though remembered as a matchmaker saint, he was also famed for his zealous and fervent preaching, and he was canonized very quickly. In the state of Ceará, in the Northeast of Brazil, the Santo Antônio festival is recognized as Brazilian Cultural Heritage and attracts thousands yearly. In the state of São Paulo, the festivities and preparations have being happening for over a century.
Jun 10, 2022 6 tweets 2 min read
In a bilateral meeting, President Bolsonaro emphasized to President Biden the fact of Brazil being an example for the world on environment, clean energy and food security. “Brazil is a giant, and it presents itself to the world as the solution to many problems", stated Bolsonaro. Bolsonaro praised our advanced agribusiness, and also said Brazil will be one of the world’s largest clean energy exporters. After the regrettable lockdown policies, and the current conflict between Russia and Ukraine, Bolsonaro calls for caution to avoid further economic crisis.
Jun 9, 2022 9 tweets 5 min read
Façade of the building that now houses the headquarters of the National Archives of Brazil. Engraving by Pierre-Emile Levasseur, in “Le Brésil”, Paris, 1899. National Archives of Brazil. Maria Beatriz Nascimento Library, Rare books collection. #IndependenceForLife #Bicentennial The National Archives of Brazil protect the country’s documentary heritage. It is responsible for the archives management system, preserving, technically processing, and granting public access to thousands of documents anywhere in the world through the Internet.
Jun 9, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
President Jair Bolsonaro arrives in Los Angeles, California, to attend the IX Summit of the Americas, the main political consultation forum in the hemisphere. This year’s high level meeting brings into debate the theme “Building a Sustainable, Resilient and Equitable Future". Leaders are expected to agree upon 5 Commitments: “Plan of action on health and resilience", "Our sustainable and green future", "Accelerating the transition to energy Clean", "Regional Agenda on Digital Transformation" and "Inter-American Plan of Action on Democratic Governance"
Jun 9, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
With 7,400 kilometers (4,655 mi) of coastline, Brazil has 3,5 million km2 (1,351 million sq. mi.) of maritime space. This is our “Blue Amazon”, an area of extraordinarily abundant biological and mineral wealth which only Brazil can explore. Biodiversity, navigation, fishing, tourism, renewable energy generation, oil and gas extraction make the ocean strip fundamental to the country's economy and sovereignty. More than 95% of Brazilian foreign trade travels through this Blue Amazon.
Jun 5, 2022 17 tweets 7 min read
When considering major issues such as global climate and environment, we find it very important to establish solid facts regarding Brazil’s track record and strong sustainable development credentials. Firstly, 60% of Brazilian vegetation is primeval; it is now as it has been since time immemorial, and as it was in the time of the European settlers. These well-established figures are acknowledged by the World Bank, OECD and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Image
Jun 3, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
The Brazilian government, through the Ministries of the Environment and Economy, created the National Green Growth Program (PNCV) to consolidate Brazil as the world's largest ecological superpower, given its natural and economic characteristics. Brazil has the greatest biodiversity on the planet and one of the largest oceanic areas and native forests in the world. These characteristics represent competitive advantages for the country in the leadership of a new global green agenda.
Jun 1, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
Global Day of Parents is celebrated today, June 1. The date was instituted by the UN General Assembly in 2012. An opportunity to value the role of mothers and fathers around the world, who have the responsibility to educate, protect and care for the health of their children. Image Fathers and mothers of all cultures and nationalities bear the responsibility of caring for their family and providing economic support, enabling children to grow up in a healthy environment – be it physical and emotional – surrounded by love, affection and harmony. Image
May 26, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read
The Brazilian government has launched an Action Plan for the Defense of the Rights of Indigenous Children and youths, fighting violence, drug addiction and sexual abuse in these demographics. The initiative is composed of 38 actions and four axes: training and diagnosis; practical actions for violence reduction; revision of norms and law projects; and social mobilization and participation.