belem belem

Definition(s):

  • (n) port city in northern Brazil in the Amazon delta; main port and commercial center for the Amazon River basin

News

  • In 'Day of Struggle' Tens of Thousands Block Highways Across Brazil

    A child holds up a flag as members of labor unions hold a demonstration on the National Day of Struggle, in Belem July 11, 2013 (Reuters / Paulo Santos) More than 100,000 people demonstrated in 156 cities across Brazil on Thursday, as workers walked off their jobs to demand better public servic read more
    on July 12, 2013     Source: CommonDreams.org

Quotes

  • "Eight months ago we played Venezuela in the qualifiers [in Belem last October] and I said that the base of our World Cup team would be the team who played Venezuela. That is basically what has happened," said Parreira last night. "Since then...
    on Jun 12, 2006 By: Carlos Alberto Parreira Source: guardian.co.uk

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