In July, Brazil’s Ministry of Education published an action plan seeking to expand the number of civic-military schools in Brazil. The project envisions opening 108 institutions of this kind and predicts a yearly investment of BRL 40 million. Indeed, Brazil’s military schools have proven to be quite successful. Of the 30 best schools in the country, ten are military. Education in the state of Amazonas—a region almost entirely covered by the Amazon rainforest—is no different, with a military school proving to be the best-performing in the region. However, while military education is thriving, indigenous education is suffering.
BREAKING: Jair Bolsonaro's Social Liberal Party left the support base of RJ state Governor Wilson Witzel in Rio's state congress saying the party "disagrees" with his policial stances." Witzel said last week that he is a "governor who wants to be president." #BrazilianReport https://t.co/QN5SBsKyEh
The chairman of the Parliamentary Investigation Committee into fake news, Sen. Angelo Coronel, said that RJ city councilor Carlos Bolsonaro will be called to testify. Coronel suggested Pres Bolsonaro's son was responsible for his father social media since the campaign #BReport https://t.co/DmAIGX261O
Diego Gaia, professor at the Federal University of São Paulo, won an award for one of 2019's best medical technologies after inventing a cardiac prosthetic, the Endobentall, which merges a stent w/ a transcatheter valve, possibly leading to fewer mortalities from heart surgeries https://t.co/124A8bKsfp
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