brasilia brasilia  /brə ˈzɪl jə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital of Brazil; a city built on the central plateau and inaugurated in 1960

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News

  1. Brazil lawmakers approve bill for treatment of gays

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - A Brazilian congressional human rights committee on Thursday approved legislation that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Brazil lawmakers OK bill for treatment of gays

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — A Brazilian congressional human rights committee on Thursday approved legislation that would allow psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disorder or pathology.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Examiner

  3. Rousseff praises Brazil protests, says gov't committed to change

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Tuesday the massive protests that have swept the country in recent weeks represent legitimate calls for better public services and more responsive governance at all levels. Speaking the morning after hundreds of thousands of Brazilians marched through more than a half-dozen cities nationwide, Rousseff said her government remains ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I am thrilled that American Airlines continues to add service from its hub at Miami International Airport," said Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez. "The addition of Brasilia, the sixth destination in Brazil served by American from Miami,...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Carlos Alvarez Source: e-Global Travel News (blog)

  2. "Brasilia doesn't have a future on its own," senator and ex-federal district governor Cristovam Buarque told Reuters. "Brasilia will only improve if Brazil improves."
    on Apr 21, 2010 By: Cristovam Buarque Source: Reuters

  3. "Surprisingly, given the importance of this question in Brasilia, (Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso) Amorim seemed to dismiss the value of such an offer for Brazil," Mandelson said in on his weblog.
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Peter Mandelson Source: Interactive Investor

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