Dia Nacional da Pecuária
(Cattle breeding). The word ‘pecuaria’ is derived from the Latin word ‘pecus’, cattle. Brazil is one of the largest cattle breeders in the world. Since 2008, Brazil is the largest beef exporter in the world; it is expected that the Brazilian share in the world beef exports will be 44.5 percent in 2020. Meat production is mainly concentrated in Southern Brazil, and dairy production is mainly found in the states of Minas Gerais and São Paulo.
|Série “Agropecuária sustentável e bioenergia rural” –
Globo Rural – TV Globo
|“Pecuária Sustentável” – Canal Rural – Bom Dia Campo
|Técnica Rural – Pecuária de Corte – Confinamento – Parte 1
||Técnica Rural – Pecuária de Corte – Confinamento – Parte 2
|Brasil: Pecuária e Meio Ambiente
First steamboat ferry service between Rio de Janeiro and Niterói.
This ferry service was carried out by Companhia de Navegação de Nictheroy. Another source mentions the date of 28 April as the start date of the first Brazilian steamboat ferry service, carried out by Sociedade Navegação de Nictheroy, The ferry service was carried out hourly, with three steamboats. The travel time on the Guanabara Bay was shortened from one hour to thirty minutes.
FERRY RIO – NITERÓI
|Barcas S/A – Travessia Rio/Niterói
||VIDEO BARCAS NITERÓI & RIO DE JANEIRO E BAÍA DE GUANABARA
President José Sarney visited the 20 victims of the Cesium-137 radioactive contamination
The president visited them in ‘Hospital do Inamps’ in Goiâna,capital of the state of Goiás. In September 1987, a cylinder that contained radioactive cesium was ‘found’ by shot iron collectors. They were not aware of the risks, and suffered long-time exposure to radioactive radiation. See 13 September for the complete coverage. Four of the exposed died shortly after the incident. It was the second most severe nuclear accident, after the Tchernobyl accident, that ever had occurred.
|Césio 137 – Linha Direta (parte 1 de 4)
||Césio 137 – Linha Direta (parte 2 de 4)
|Césio 137 – Linha Direta (parte 3 de 4)
||Césio 137 – Linha Direta (parte 4 de 4)
President José Sarney departed for an official visit to Russia.
Sarney was the first Brazilian head of state who visited Russia, the Soviet Union at that time.
Introduction of Ato Institucional 16.
According to this decree, the positions of President and Vice-President were declared to be vacant. It was also announced that new, indirect elections should be organized. The mandate should then end on 15 March 1974. In addition, the mandates for Congress and Senate were prolonged. Emilio Medici and Augusto Rademaker were appointed for the positions of President and Vice-President.
|Posse do Presidente Emílio Garrastazu Médici (1969)
||Regime Militar – Posse do General Emílio Garrastazu Médici
|Emílio Garrastazu Médici – Historia
||Governo Medici Ditadura Militar Equipe Fogo
|Ditadura Militar governo Médici
Launch of the Chinese-Brazilian satellite CBERS-1.
The rocket was launched from Taiyuan, China. The rocket contained the satellite that contained camera´s with various resolutions that were about to scan the earth’s surface for environmental research. CBERS stands for China-Brazil Earth Resources Satellite. The initiative was started in 1984. The second launch (CBERS-2) was in 2003, and CBERS-2B in 2007. The CBERS-3 and CBERS-4 are expected to be launched in 2012 and 2014, respectively, and CBERS-4B in 2016.
||Programa CBERS de Satélites – Lengendado en Español – Reportaje
|Os satélites Cbers
||INPE – Cbers
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015