2019 in Brazil

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Events in the year 2019 in Brazil.

Incumbents[edit]

Federal government[edit]

Governors[edit]

Vice governors[edit]

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

  • March 13:
    • Two former military police officers are arrested in Brazil for the murders of Marielle Franco and her driver Anderson Gomes. One of the suspects was arrested at home, in a Rio de Janeiro gated community where President Jair Bolsonaro also resides. Franco was born in a Rio favela and became a politician and activist against violence in the slums, which are often controlled by paramilitary groups. Her assassination prompted widespread protests.[11]
    • Two men, of 17 and 25 years old, attack a school in the Brazilian city of Suzano, São Paulo, with a revolver and a knife, killing eight and wounding 23 people, among students and staff. The two shooters committed suicide after the attack. Police have found a crossbow, Molotov cocktails and a "suitcase with wires" at the scene.[12]
  • March 21: Former President Michel Temer is arrested as part of an investigation into corruption. Former Governor of Rio de Janeiro Moreira Franco is also arrested.[13]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

  • June 20: 3 million evangelicals march in São Paulo For the "March For Jesus".[14][15][16]

July[edit]

  • July 29: At least 52 people are killed, including sixteen who were beheaded, during a prison riot in Pará, which saw rival gangs battle for five hours.[17]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

  • December 26: a group called the "Popular Nationalist Insurgency Command of the Large Brazilian Integralist Family" claimed responsibility for a firebombing of the headquarters of comedy group Porta dos Fundos in Rio de Janeiro.[19]

Arts and culture[edit]

Sports[edit]

Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

  • May 11 – Lúcio Mauro [pt], 92, Brazilian actor and comedian, respiratory failure.
  • May 14 – Urbano José Allgayer, 95, Brazilian Roman Catholic prelate, Bishop of Passo Fundo (1982–1999).
  • May 18 – Ney da Matta, 52, Brazilian football manager (Ipatinga, Brasiliense, CRAC), pancreatitis.
  • May 25 – Lady Francisco, 84, Brazilian actress.
  • May 27 – Gabriel Diniz, 28, Brazilian singer and composer, plane crash.

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O presidente Jair Bolsonaro recebe a Faixa Presidencial". Agência Brasil (in Portuguese). Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Brazil quits U.N. migration pact, will still take in Venezuelan refugees: source". Reuters. Retrieved January 9, 2019.
  3. ^ "Brumadinho dam collapse: 'Little hope' of finding missing in Brazil". BBC. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  4. ^ "Rodrigo Maia é reeleito presidente e comandará Câmara até 2021". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 1, 2019.
  5. ^ "Após desistência de Renan e duas votações, Davi Alcolumbre é eleito presidente do Senado em 1º turno". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 2, 2019.
  6. ^ "Temporal no Rio mata 3 pessoas, derruba árvores, alaga ruas e hotel". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  7. ^ "Sobe para seis o número de mortos em decorrência das chuvas no Rio". UOL (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 7, 2019.
  8. ^ "Atletas da base do Flamengo morrem em incêndio no CT Ninho do Urubu". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 8, 2019.
  9. ^ "Ricardo Boechat: Brazil news anchor dies in helicopter crash". BBC. Retrieved February 12, 2019.
  10. ^ "Quatro crianças são encontradas mortas em Mauá em desabamentos após temporal". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved February 17, 2019.
  11. ^ "Brazil: two ex-police officers arrested over murder of Marielle Franco". The Guardian. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  12. ^ "Dupla ataca escola em Suzano, mata oito pessoas e se suicida". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  13. ^ "Michel Temer: Brazil ex-president arrested in corruption probe". BBC. Retrieved March 22, 2019.
  14. ^ https://www.foxnews.com/faith-values/brazil-evangelicals-jesus-march-millions
  15. ^ https://www.christianpost.com/news/3-million-christians-rally-brazil-proclaim-gospel-pray-end-corruption.html
  16. ^ http://evangelicalfocus.com/world/4549/The_March_for_Jesus_gathers_millions_in_Brazil
  17. ^ "Brazil jail riot in Para state leaves 52 dead as gangs fight". BBC. Retrieved July 29, 2019.
  18. ^ https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/brazil-judge-orders-president-lula-released-prison-191108192957297.html
  19. ^ "Brazil police investigate fire-bombing of 'gay Jesus' film office". BBC. December 26, 2019. Retrieved December 30, 2019.
  20. ^ João Carlos Marinho, autor de 'O Gênio do Crime', morre aos 83 anos, em São Paulo (in Portuguese)
  21. ^ Morre MC Sapão, expoente do funk carioca dos anos 2000 (in Portuguese)
  22. ^ Morre a professora e ensaísta Jerusa Pires Ferreira aos 81 anos (in Portuguese)
  23. ^ Ex-presidente do Bradesco, Lázaro Brandão morre aos 93 anos (in Portuguese)

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