Here are some of the stories that have made the news recently here in Brazil:
First, a story that has rocked Brazil. João de Deus (John of God), an extremely influential medium, has been accused of serial sexual abuse.
…by a lot of women, including his own daughter.
Another horrible tragedy…
On the drug-war front…
Couple caught on a bus with baby toucan and monkey
- Interior of São Paulo
- Toucan was in a box, monkey wrapped in a blanket
- $500,000 fine
Biologists from Brasilia register image of rare “black panther”
- Weighs around 150 pounds
- Seen in a nature preserve near Brazil’s capital city
- A rare variation of Brazil’s onça pintada (painted leopard)
President Michael Temer participates in a launching ceremony for a new submarine
Yacht of Brazilian ex-billionaire Eike Batista to be auctioned
- Impounded by the Brazilian government as part of the the Lava Jato investigation.
- Has four rooms (two suites), a sauna, three cabins and a kitchen, with room for 21 passengers.
- Photos included in the article.
Check previous headlines here.