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"Mineiros Chilenos" means Chilean miners in Portuguese. People are tweeting about the details of the rescue operation codenamed "San Lorenzo" getting underway to free 33 trapped Chilean miners about 2000 feet (~700 meters) underground. The San Jose Mine near Copiapo/Chile collapsed on Aug. 5/2010. The rescue workers were able to bore a 28-inch diameter hole, a project that took two months.
People tweeting the supposed death of Brazilian humorist Tiririca, famous for his song "Florentina de Jesus". He is currently running for a congressional seat in the upcoming tomorrow (03/10/2010) elections. It's a virus sent trough email that steal orkut data.
Jos Serra, the brazilian candidate in the presidential elections for the PSDB (Brazilian Social-Democratic Party), was recently hit by a paper ball allegedly thrown by some Workers Party (PT) supporters while campaigning in Rio de Janeiro's streets for his election. He feigned that he was injured 20 minutes after the paperball had hit him, trying to create public commotion by stating that he was hit by a larger object without any proof of it. He accused his opponent, but nobody really bought it, they know it was all planned by him and his party to get attention. His action was compared to the famous fake injury simulated by Rojas, a former chilean goalkeapper, that took place in Maracana, 1989. The empirical video-graphic evidence of the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wsrPo1fjWkw. http://migre.me/1Guch.
The Brazilian 2010 National High School Examination, known by its Portuguese language acronym ENEM, was canceled. It has been its effects suspended by a decision from Federal Court this Monday (Nov, 8/2010). The Court decision has effects only on the Saturday(Nov, 6/2010) tests.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has been under a number of criminal attacks since Nov, 22, 2010. #ORiodeJaneirocontinualindo.
Marinha means "Navy" in portuguese. In Brazil, the Marine Corps belong to the Navy, and it will help the State Government of Rio de Janeiro on it's fight against drug dealers, providing logistical support to the Vila Cruzeiro operation.
It's like SAT in Brazil.
It means "I want 45". Hashtag promoted by Jose Serra's supporters. 45 is his ballot/party number. Elections are going on right now in Brazil.
Phrses that dictate your life.