On Wednesday, Brazil’s Supreme Court decided to release Turkish-Brazilian restaurant owner Ali Sipahi, after he was arrested last month and made the subject of an extradition request from his country of origin. His initial detention thrust Brazil into the middle of a conflict between the Turkish government and the opposition Hizmet movement—but it is unclear exactly as to how Brazil benefits by getting involved. Mr. Sipahi was arrested by the Federal Police on April 5 after Brazil received an extradition request issued by the Turkish government, led by autocratic President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Six months into the Jair #Bolsonaro administration, many high-profile names have lost prestige. Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas, however, has managed to become one of the most discreet—and effectives—cabinet members. By @biafarrugia.
In a year in which 239 new pesticides have been permitted in Brazil, in the face of local and international consumers protests, drones are arising as an alternative to maintain crops productivity while making more rational use of a controversial resource.
The term “digital divide” was used it to describe the widening gap in access to information technology. In the 21th century, Brazilians are growing more and more connected to their smartphones. Yet, the divide is only becoming more apparent.
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