Nas Mídias Sociais…
On the Internet…

Former Brazilian House of Reps president (now jailed in Curitiba) is saying… “(expletive similar to I’ll be damned!) All I had to do was to tap my shoes and refuse to leave?” regarding the incredible Brazilian Supreme Court decision maintaining Renan Calheiros (a defendant at the STF) as president of Brazil’s Senate.
(source: Facebook, WhatsApp)


Uma Nova Definição
A New Definition

A voz do povo é a voz de Deus… O resultado que mantém Réunan Calheiros na presidência do Senado provocou reação imediata: em vez de Supremo Tribunal Federal, a sigla STF agora significa “Só Tem Frouxo.”

Vox populi, vox Dei… The decision made by Brazil’s Supreme Court (Brazilian acronym “STF”) maintaining Renan Calheiros (currently being tried at that court) as president of the Senate drew immediate reaction from the streets: instead of “Supremo Tribunal Federal” (Brazil’s Supreme Court), STF now stands for something that could be freely translated as “there are only cowards.”
The phrase “Tell STF that I stay!” is a joke dating back to Pedro I’s days, when he declared he would stay in Brazil, denying his return to Portugal.


Se Ele Apenas Tirasse a Mão…
If Only He Removed His Hand…


The headline from O Globo newspaper on November 22, 2016 says that “Temer does not see a reason to remove Geddel”.
This blog firmly believes  that it is most unfortunate that this is happening. It was hoped that the Temer administration, composed of certified crooks, would put the knowledge of these crooks — now supposedly converted to saving the country — to good use, at a moment when everyone in Brazil wants to see the end of corruption and the emergence of sound political practices. The Geddelgate proves this blog wrong, unfortunately.


Da Série “Os Gênios da Pintura” – 1
From the “Geniuses of Painting” Series – 1


Foi descoberta no Brasil uma pintura inédita do pintor italiano Caravaggio. A obra, até então desconhecida, tem o título “Grido di un bambino” (em Português,
“Choro de um Garotinho”)

It was recently discovered in Brazil a work by Italian artist Caravaggio. The picture, hidden until now, is titled “Grido di un bambino” (in English, “A Little Boy’s Cry”).