A robber in northwestern Brazil had the regret of his life after targeting a petite woman who is apparently trained in Brazilian jiu-jitsu.
Magdiel da Silva Lima, 18, attempted to grab Sabrina Leite’s phone in the neighborhood of Jorge Teixeira, in the city of Manaus on Nov. 13.
Shinobu Kandori, a Japanese pro wrestler-turned-politician, was extremely disappointed when her opponent weighed way above the limit for their match scheduled last month.
Kandori, 53, had not competed in mixed martial arts since 2003. She is now a member of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party and the House of Councillors in the Diet, the upper house of the country’s bicameral legislature.
A Filipino domestic helper consumed dog food out of starvation while working for a family in Brazil.
In an interview with BBC, identified only as Maria, detailed how she was treated by her employers, who subjected her to slave-like conditions. The 40-year-old woman was so busy that even eating became impossible.
Brazilian tennis player Guilherme Clezar was fined £1,100 ($1,487) by the International Tennis Federation after a racist gesture was caught on video during a game.
Essa foi a reação de Guilherme Clezar quando um juiz de linha errou uma marcação contra o brasileiro. pic.twitter.com/37pbcPLuif
K-Pop quartet KARD just became the unfortunate targets of a Brazilian host who had no problem berating them with racial slurs on live television.
The male-female group, composed of BM, Somin, Jiwoo and J.seph (left to right), recently appeared on Brazilian variety show “Turma Do Vovo Raul” and trended No. 1 on Twitter worldwide.
A Chinese woman’s insect bites from a South American tour later turned out to be much more than just itchy lesions after maggots began bursting from her skin.
The 28-year-old backpacker from Shanghai, identified by her last name Gu, recently returned from a trip to South America with her friends. According to Daily Mail, the woman was bitten by a “peanut-sized insect” on her right leg while hiking in a Brazilian rainforest in late March.
Brazilian-Japanese Actress Carol Nakamura is currently under fire for her latest Instagram photo.
I don’t think we need to explain why we have a f**king problem here. After the whole Glamour Brazil fiasco, you’d think people would’ve learned already.
After almost three decades since the Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) was launched, Sega’s beloved console is making a comeback with a target release date of 2017. The reissued version, called the Mega Drive Limited Edition, will be produced and distributed by Brazilian company Tectoy in Brazil. The firm has previously distributed all of Sega’s gaming systems from the Master System to the Dreamcast locally, reports RocketNews24.
There have been several clones and copy versions produced in the past, but since the Mega Drive Limited Edition is officially licensed by Sega, expect a high quality product reminiscent of the original.
An Olympic star gymnast recently racked up a $5,000 phone bill trying to take home the Pokémon Go title in Brazil.
Last week, Kohei Uchimura, the reigning Japanese Olympic gold medalist, landed in São Paulo, Brazil. While he was settling into his new surroundings, Uchimura decided to play Pokémon Go so he could get closer to his goal of becoming a Pokémon master.
Brazilian model Paola Antonini France Costa is earning admiration and respect not only for her stunning looks but also for her courage and determination to pursue her passion despite her disability.
The 21-year-old beauty from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, lost her left leg due to a terrible car accident caused by a drunk driver in December 2014, Daily Mail reported.
Brazilian Mayor Lidiane Leite, 25, is on the run after allegations of her corrupt reign and use of a WhatsApp account to run her town are being investigated. Leite is being accused of embezzling funds from the public education system to fund her extravagant lifestyle.
Max Ribeiro, a spokesman for the Federal Police from the northern state of Maranhao told CNN Leite has disappeared for 12 days with no leads to her whereabouts.