The President of Brazil Luiz Incio Lula da Silva removes Defense Minister Waldir Pires, who is responsible for civil aviation, from his Cabinet and replaces him with former Justice Minister Nelson Jobim after two major crashes in ten months.
The move came after President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva had assured Brazilians that he had ordered changes in the country’s flawed civil aviation system.
New York Times
Nelson Jobim resigns as the Minister of Defence in Brazil after making critical remarks about the government of President Dilma Rousseff and fellow Ministers - he is replaced by Celso Amorim. 2011-08-4, with context: Nelson Jobim, President
Brazilian President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva lands in Israel at the start of his Middle East tour of Palestine and Jordan before his visit to Iran. 2010-03-14, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
Brazilian President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva heavily criticises the "rich countries", the G8 and other international bodies over the global economic crisis. 2009-09-13, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
Brazil's former Environment minister Marina Silva joins the Green Party which wants to field her as a black female candidate for the 2010 Brazilian presidential race when President Lula's two terms comes to an end. 2009-08-30, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva says that he will defend Brazil's record on global climate change when he addresses the United Nations General Assembly this week. 2007-09-24, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
The President of Brazil Luiz Incio Lula da Silva orders an inquiry into the crash of TAM Linhas Areas Flight 3054. 2007-07-20, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva announces plans to build a nuclear-powered submarine to patrol the waters off Brazil's coast at a cost of US$500 million. 2007-07-10, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
The President of Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announces that Brazil will clear its International Monetary Fund debt of $15.5bn two years early. 2005-12-14, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
In Brazil, President Luiz Incio Lula da Silva meets Venezuelan president Hugo Chvez in Caracas. They start talks about an alliance, joint energy projects and the sale of Brazilian fighter aircraft. 2005-02-14, with context: Luiz Incio Lula da Silva, President
Brazilian President Michel Temer abolishes the 46,000 sq km National Reserve of Copper and Associates (Renca) ecological reserve, which spans the borders of Amapa and Para states in northern Brazil. More than 20 domestic and multinational firms have expressed an interest in accessing the area's deposits of gold, copper, tantalum, iron ore, nickel and manganese. 2017-08-25, with context: President
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