Latest News for: Porto alegre


Frankfurt Airport welcomed 5.5 million passengers in May 2024

TravelDailyNews 14 Jun 2024
Numbers at the Brazilian airports of Fortaleza (FOR) and Porto Alegre (POA) were down by a significant 59.7 percent at 429,144 million. This is mainly because of the closure of the airport in Porto ...

Brazil’s devastating floods hit its ‘Black population on the periphery’ the hardest

The Guardian 13 Jun 2024
Porto Alegre’s poorest neighborhoods, often closest to rivers and with the worst infrastructure, ...

Brazil’s devastating floods hit ‘Black population on the periphery’ hardest

The Observer 13 Jun 2024
It had been raining for nearly a week when the floodwaters first reached Marcelo Moreira Ferreira’s home in Porto Alegre, the capital of Brazil’s southernmost state, Rio Grande do Sul ... A map showing the location of Porto Alegre.

Capital flight: Climate change is forcing us to move cities

The Irish Times 13 Jun 2024
Men look at a flooded street in the Sarandi neighborhood, one of the hardest hit by the heavy rains in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, in May, 2024. Photograph. Anselmo Cunha/Getty Images Stuart Mathieson. Thu Jun 13 2024 - 06.00 ... .

‘The future is dark’: Brazilian businesses shattered by floods

Al Jazeera 11 Jun 2024
Porto Alegre, BrazilCarla Rambo moves through a room of clutter, clearing the shelves inside her office supplies store in the historic centre of Porto Alegre, the capital of the southern Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul.

Why is Brazilian wine so overlooked? | Fiona Beckett on drink

The Guardian 07 Jun 2024
Unfortunately, last month it was hit by devastating floods that have displaced more than 1.5m people, much of the state’s capital Porto Alegre has been under water for weeks , and at ...

Why is Brazilian wine so overlooked?

AOL 07 Jun 2024
Unfortunately, last month it was hit by devastating floods that have displaced more than 1.5m people, much of the state’s capital Porto Alegre has been under water for weeks, and at least 250 hectares of vineyards have been destroyed ... Cool label, too.

General elections are a travesty of democracy – let’s give the people a real voice

The Observer 06 Jun 2024
... from a distant centre; and the highly successful participatory budgeting in Porto Alegre, in southern Brazil, which ensured that money went where it was needed most, rather than to favoured interests.

Internacional edge toward Copa Sudamericana knockout stage 05 Jun 2024
Delfin and Internacional will play their final Group C match in Porto Alegre on Saturday (June 8). .

Climate change making Brazil floods twice as likely

Taipei Times 04 Jun 2024
A woman holds a Brazilian national flag in the middle of a flooded street in Porto Alegre, Brazil, on Monday ... Of the four biggest floods ever seen in the regional capital Porto Alegre, “three occurred ...

Climate change, El Niao to blame for deadly floods in Brazil

Beijing News 04 Jun 2024
What is "very rare," she said is the phenomenon that three of the four largest floods ever in Porto Alegre happened in the last three months, especially since Porto Alegre has not experienced a major flood in 60 years.

Ex-Brazil defender Caio secures Gremio move 04 Jun 2024
The 30-year-old, who had been without a club since parting ways with Flamengo in January, will be tied to the Porto Alegre outfit until December ... Enditem .

Vijay Prashad: Brazil’s Floodwaters of Austerity

Consortium News 04 Jun 2024
From 1968 to 1980, the Brazilian poet Mário Quintana (19061994) lived in the Majestic Hotel in Porto Alegre, where he wrote beautiful poems of what he called “simple things.”.

Climate change made devastating Brazil floods twice as likely, scientists say

The Daily Tribune - Bahrain 04 Jun 2024
Failure of critical infrastructure, deforestation and the rapid urbanization of cities such as Rio Grande do Sul's capital Porto Alegre, home to 1.3 million people, helped to amplify the effects of the disaster, the scientists added.  ... .