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In one month, Weintraub and two others were the only ones fined for lack of mask

17 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Since the Government of the Federal District (GDF) began enforcing mask-wearing in public spaces nearly a month ago, only three individuals have been fined, including Education Minister Abraham Weintraub. The Secretaria DF Legal reported that 61,800 people were approached, and compliance is generally high, with the majority respecting the mandate. Approximately 25,000 establishments were inspected without any fines being issued. The GDF has distributed one million free masks to the population.

Police operation interrupts party with more than 100 youths in Itapoã

14 Jun 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
The Civil Police of the Federal District conducted an operation on the night of June 13, 2020, to prevent parties and gatherings in Paranoá and Itapoã. Over 100 people, mostly teenagers, were found at a party in Itapoã, violating a decree aimed at curbing the COVID-19 pandemic. The party, celebrating Manoela Barbosa Ferreira's 18th birthday, was organized by her, Ian Gomes Oliveira, and Adalberto Lima Chagas, who were all charged with disturbing the peace and violating health measures. Additionally, during the operation, police instructed 10 beverage distributors to close for not operating as delivery services, and three owners were charged for health measure violations.

Police operation interrupts party with over 100 youths in DF

14 Jun 2020  |  em.com.br
The Civil Police of the Federal District (PCDF) conducted an operation on the night of June 13 to curb parties and gatherings in Parano� and Itapo�. Over 100 people, mostly teenagers, were found at a party in Itapo�, violating health measures from a decree aimed at managing the COVID-19 pandemic. The party, celebrating Manoela Barbosa Ferreira's 18th birthday, was organized by her, Ian Gomes Oliveira, and Adalberto Lima Chagas, who were all taken to the police station. Additionally, ten beverage distributors were found operating outside of delivery mode, and three owners were charged for violating health measures.

CLDF will vote on a project to make religious services essential activities

14 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Legislative Chamber of the Federal District (CLDF) is set to vote on a bill to classify religious temples as essential activities. Proposed by Deputy Rodrigo Delmasso, the bill aims to ensure religious assistance during pandemics or states of calamity. Delmasso argues that religious institutions are as vital as hospitals for spiritual health. The bill has passed the Social Affairs Committee but is expected to face significant debate in the plenary. Deputy Fabio Félix opposes the bill, citing potential public health risks during pandemics. Governor Ibaneis Rocha has already authorized the operation of religious temples under specific conditions, including capacity limits and hygiene measures.

Ibaneis Rocha decrees optional point in DF this Friday (12/6)

10 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Due to the Corpus Christi holiday on Thursday (11/6), the Governor of the Federal District, Ibaneis Rocha, will decree an optional point for public administration in the DF on Friday (12/6) to reduce the flow of people and vehicles amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The decree, to be published on Wednesday (10/6), excludes essential services such as health, security, and urban cleaning, which will continue to operate.

Security measures are not being followed in DF parks, says MPDFT

10 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Ministério Público do Distrito Federal e Territórios (MPDFT) inspected three parks in Brasília to check compliance with COVID-19 safety measures. The inspections revealed that social distancing was not being followed, and many visitors were either not wearing masks or wearing them improperly. The parks had reopened on June 3 following a decree by Governor Ibaneis Rocha. José Eduardo Sabo, the coordinator of the MPDFT task force, emphasized the need for continued caution and responsible behavior. Further inspections are planned to monitor public compliance and government enforcement.

School transport drivers request emergency aid from GDF

09 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
School transport and tourism drivers are protesting for emergency aid from the Government of the Federal District (GDF) due to the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The president of the Cooperative of School and Tourism Transport of the DF (Cotetur), Eudenice Nascimento, highlighted the severe financial difficulties faced by approximately 2,000 permit holders, who are unable to meet vehicle payments and basic living expenses. The drivers propose using their vehicles for public transport as an alternative solution.

Seven people injured in bus and truck accident

05 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Seven people were injured in a collision between a bus and a truck on the upper part of the Colorado roundabout. The accident occurred on the BR-020 towards Sobradinho around 8:24 AM. The bus, operated by Viação Expresso Brasília, was carrying 33 passengers when it rear-ended the truck, which had braked suddenly after being cut off by an unidentified car. The injured were taken to various hospitals with mostly minor injuries. The site was managed by the Polícia Militar do Distrito Federal and the Departamento de Estradas de Rodagem, and traffic was temporarily halted but later cleared.

Dom Sergio bids farewell to the Archdiocese of Brasília

05 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Cardinal Sérgio da Rocha has left Brasília after nine years as the metropolitan archbishop to take over the administration of the Archdiocese of Salvador. In an open letter, he expressed gratitude to the faithful and the people of Brasília. The Commission of Justice and Peace of Brasília praised his contributions. Dom Sergio, who served as president of the CNBB from 2015 to 2019 and was made a cardinal by Pope Francis in 2016, will be succeeded by a new diocesan administrator until a new archbishop is appointed by the Pope.

Gang that robbed farms in DF is dismantled by PCDF

05 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Civil Police of the Federal District (PCDF) launched Operation Berrante to dismantle a gang specialized in robbing farms and ranches in the Federal District. Six preventive arrest warrants were executed, and two individuals were caught in possession of illegal firearms and stolen goods. The gang primarily operated in the Planaltina region and had been under investigation for at least three months. The operation resulted in the seizure of firearms, a fake gun, various calibers of ammunition, and stolen property.

Crowding around stores continues to occur throughout the Federal District

05 Jun 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
After the authorization to reopen street commerce in the Federal District by Governor Ibaneis Rocha, the Correio Braziliense observed non-compliance with COVID-19 safety measures in various cities. Despite efforts by store owners to enforce mask-wearing and social distancing, crowding and lack of masks were common. The article highlights the challenges faced by businesses and the mixed reactions of consumers, with some feeling unsafe despite the precautions. The Federal District's legal and health authorities continue to conduct inspections and enforce regulations to ensure public safety.

PCDF arrests gang trafficking synthetic drugs in DF

04 Jun 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
On June 3, 2020, the Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal (PCDF) arrested four individuals aged 29, 34, 35, and 26, who were part of a criminal organization trafficking synthetic drugs in the DF region. The arrest occurred at the Sobradinho 2 bus terminal as they were selling a large quantity of drugs. Seized items included 21 LSD tabs, 525 ecstasy pills, 13 grams of cocaine, four cell phones, R$ 635 in cash, and a Toyota Etios used for transporting the drugs. The PCDF estimated the organization's profit from the drugs at about R$ 25,000. Nine other members of the same group had been previously arrested, with over 1,000 LSD tabs and 1,000 ecstasy pills confiscated.

Suspect of homicide in 712/912 South is arrested by PCDF

29 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal (PCDF) arrested a 33-year-old man suspected of murdering Gragilson Araújo Santos, a 43-year-old homeless man, in Brasília. The suspect, also homeless, confessed to the crime, stating he killed Santos after being insulted by him. The murder weapon, a metal rod, was found hidden in a tree. The suspect, originally from Sergipe, has no prior criminal record in the Federal District. He faces charges of doubly qualified homicide and could be sentenced to 12 to 30 years in prison. The crime was captured on a security camera, and the investigation is ongoing.

Nota Legal: Option for cash credit increases by 954%

28 May 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
The Nota Legal program in Brasília, Brazil, saw a 954% increase in cash credit options since allowing property and vehicle owners to opt for cash deposits instead of tax discounts on IPTU and IPVA. The Secretaria de Economia do DF reported that the amount increased from R$ 1.890.40,96 in 2018 to R$ 18.043.783,49 in 2019. In 2020, approximately R$ 52.3 million were converted into discounts for 241,407 people, with the majority for IPVA. The Nota Saúde Legal also saw an increase in credit redemptions for medication purchases. The program's biannual cash prize draws have been postponed due to the suspension of the Federal Lottery.

Meet patients who have won the battle against the new coronavirus

27 May 2020  |  em.com.br
Eduardo Custódio de Castro and Havany Roraima Ferreira are two patients who have recovered from COVID-19 after being hospitalized at Hospital Santa Marta in Taguatinga Sul, Brazil. Eduardo, who has comorbidities, was hospitalized for 49 days and underwent intensive treatments including ECMO. Havany, without comorbidities, was in the ICU for eight days. Both patients shared their fears and the emotional toll of the disease, as well as their gratitude and relief upon recovery.

Suspected drug trafficking leaders arrested in Sobradinho 2

27 May 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
Two traffickers, aged 26 and 27, suspected of leading drug sales in Sobradinho 2, were arrested by the Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal. The arrests took place in the Setor de Mansões Região Administrativa during a sale negotiation. The police seized 1.5 kg of marijuana, a Ford Fiesta used for trafficking, precision scales, and about R$ 3,000 in cash. The drugs had an estimated market value of R$ 10,000, dealing a significant blow to the traffickers' economic power.

Use of masks in condominiums becomes mandatory in DF

27 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Residents and visitors of residential and commercial condominiums in the Federal District (DF) are now required to wear face masks in common areas. The new law, published in an extra edition of the Official Gazette of the Federal District by Governor Ibaneis Rocha, extends the existing mask mandate to all public spaces, public transport, and commercial, industrial, and service establishments. Exceptions are made for individuals with intellectual disabilities or psychosocial disorders who cannot wear masks, as well as those with health-certified difficulties. The decree advises these individuals and their families to stay home to minimize exposure to the virus. Non-compliance can result in fines starting at R$ 2,000 and potential criminal charges for violating preventive health measures.

Meet patients who won the battle against the new coronavirus

27 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Eduardo Custódio de Castro and Havany Roraima Ferreira, both hospitalized with severe COVID-19, share their harrowing experiences and eventual recovery. Eduardo, who spent 49 days in the hospital and underwent intensive treatments including ECMO, expresses gratitude for the medical team's relentless efforts. Havany, who was in the ICU for eight days, describes her fear and determination to survive. Both patients highlight the seriousness of the virus and their relief upon recovery.

Video: After 49 days, patient leaves hospital recovered from covid-19

26 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
After 49 days hospitalized due to COVID-19, Eduardo Custódio de Castro, a 43-year-old security guard, was discharged from Hospital Santa Marta in Taguatinga Sul. Initially misdiagnosed with dengue, his condition worsened, leading to a positive COVID-19 diagnosis and subsequent intensive care, including intubation and ECMO treatment. Despite severe complications, Eduardo's health stabilized, and he was released to continue recovery at home, expressing gratitude towards the hospital staff for their unwavering support.

Businessman from Águas Claras accused of leading bank robbery

25 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Civil Police of the Federal District launched the second phase of Operation Sentinela to dismantle a gang specializing in bank robberies. The leader, José Carlos Lacerda Estevam Leite, a businessman from Águas Claras, remains at large. Five individuals were arrested, including his son and three others who lent their names for company registrations. The operation also led to the seizure of various vehicles. José Carlos is accused of planning and coordinating the gang's activities, including money laundering through businesses registered under others' names. The first phase of the operation had previously arrested five bank employees who disabled alarm systems to facilitate the robberies.

Intoxicated man arrested for 'donut' driving with a stolen car

24 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
A man suspected of vehicle theft was arrested by the Military Police of the Federal District after performing dangerous maneuvers, known as 'donuts', in Gama at around 5:50 pm on Saturday. The driver, who appeared to be intoxicated and under the influence of drugs, lost control of the vehicle and drove onto a median strip when police attempted to stop him. The vehicle was confirmed stolen, and a knife, machete, and alcoholic beverages were found inside. The driver was taken to the 20th Police Station (Gama) and charged with vehicle theft, drunk driving, dangerous driving, and carrying a white weapon.

District Deputy José Gomes (PSB) suffers car accident in Minas Gerais

23 May 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
José Gomes, a 38-year-old district deputy from PSB, was involved in a car accident on the morning of May 22 on BR-153 near Frutal, Minas Gerais, approximately 617 km from Brasília. The accident occurred when Gomes, driving in the rain, swerved to avoid an out-of-control truck, causing his vehicle to aquaplane and flip twice. Gomes and his driver, João Vitor Mazetto, were returning from São José do Rio Preto, where Gomes had undergone minor surgery the previous night. Both were taken to Hospital Frei Gabriel in Frutal with body pains but no serious injuries. Mazetto was later sent to a hospital in Barretos for a CT scan. Gomes is en route to Brasília in a car provided by an insurer.

Learn the days, times, and locations for free mask distribution in DF

23 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Government of the Federal District (GDF) has been distributing masks to those unable to purchase or produce them as a measure against the coronavirus pandemic. Distribution occurs Monday to Friday from 8 AM to 6 PM at regional administrations, fire department battalions, and social development service points. Each person can receive up to two masks. The initiative is part of a broader strategy involving various public service and safety institutions.

Covid-19: Employees and Public Transport Users are Vulnerable

22 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
With over 5,500 coronavirus cases in the Federal District, government measures have become increasingly stringent to prevent further contamination. Since April 30, wearing masks in public spaces is mandatory, with fines for non-compliance. Despite this, public transport users and workers face high infection risks due to close quarters. Measures include mandatory mask use, regular disinfection of vehicles, and protective gear for workers. The Federal District's governor has enacted a law requiring thorough cleaning of buses at terminals. The article highlights the challenges and responses of public transport workers and the differing infection statistics reported by various organizations.

Bus drivers report one death and 19 coronavirus infections, say companies

21 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Bus drivers and fare collectors in Brasília face significant risks amid the coronavirus pandemic, with one death and 19 infections reported by the Associação das Empresas de Transporte e Mobilidade do Distrito Federal. However, the Sindicato dos Trabalhadores em Empresas de Transporte Terrestre do DF reports higher figures, with six deaths and 27 infections. The union also highlights 220 suspected cases among workers. The Secretaria de Transporte e Mobilidade has implemented measures such as daily bus sanitization and mandatory mask usage to mitigate the spread of the virus.

Secretary of Entrepreneurship: Action is needed for the company to survive

19 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Government of the Federal District (GDF) is focusing on dialogue and support for micro and small entrepreneurs to mitigate the crisis and boost the productive sector. In an interview, Secretary of Entrepreneurship Fabiana Di Lúcia detailed the local executive's strategies, projects, and partnerships being developed to enable business in the Federal District. The GDF is creating an app in partnership with Banco de Brasília (BRB) and Sebrae to facilitate services for microentrepreneurs. The Desenvolve DF program is offering lots for business installation, with potential for expansion in various economic development areas. A new fund, Supera DF, is being constructed to assist businesses without guarantees but with viable business plans, intended to continue post-pandemic.

Woman jumps out of moving car to avoid rape

19 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
A 37-year-old man was arrested by agents of the 6th Police Station (Paranoá) for attempted rape after a 25-year-old woman jumped out of a moving car to avoid being assaulted. The incident occurred when the woman accepted a ride from the man, who posed as an irregular transport driver. The woman became suspicious when the driver did not pick up other passengers and eventually jumped out of the car, sustaining injuries. The driver was later apprehended and claimed he had fallen asleep at the wheel, but police found his account contradictory. The man faces charges of attempted rape and could be sentenced to six to ten years in prison if convicted.

More dialogue and less bureaucracy is a challenge for entrepreneurship in DF

18 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Government of Distrito Federal, led by Secretary of Entrepreneurship Fabiana di Lúcia, aims to reduce bureaucracy and enhance support for micro and small businesses. With 99% of the region's 330,000 companies being small enterprises, the focus is on improving dialogue between entrepreneurs and the state. The government plans to leverage new technologies, especially during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, to help businesses adapt to changing consumption patterns. Initiatives include a new app developed in partnership with Banco de Brasília and Sebrae to streamline service provision and access to credit, as well as training programs to support the workforce.

MPDFT wants 20% quota for black people in DF prosecutor contest

13 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Ministério Público do Distrito Federal e Territórios (MPDFT) has requested that the Procuradoria-Geral do DF (PGDF) ensure a minimum of 20% of the vacancies in the public contest for the position of prosecutor are reserved for black people. This request is based on Law 12.990/2014, which mandates such quotas in public administration roles. The MPDFT emphasizes the importance of this measure to combat racial discrimination and promote democracy by ensuring representation of black individuals in public institutions. The Supreme Court has previously upheld the constitutionality of this law.

On a different Mother's Day, commerce offers varied services; check it out

09 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Mother's Day in the Federal District of Brazil will be unique due to social distancing measures from the COVID-19 pandemic. Families will celebrate differently, with video calls replacing hugs and a surge in online shopping, delivery, and drive-thru services. The article lists various businesses offering special services and products for the occasion, including shopping centers with drive-thru options, breakfast baskets, restaurant meals, and gift suggestions. The focus is on maintaining the festive spirit despite the restrictions.

Online services, delivery, and drive-thru are options for Mother's Day

08 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The article discusses how various sectors in Brasília are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic by leveraging online services, delivery, and drive-thru options for Mother's Day. Businesses like bakeries, fashion stores, and florists are implementing new strategies to mitigate the economic impact. While some entrepreneurs are optimistic about increased demand, others project significant declines in sales compared to previous years. The article highlights the efforts of local businesses and trade associations to navigate the challenges posed by the pandemic.

Iprev suspends proof of life for retirees indefinitely

06 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Instituto de Previdência dos Servidores do DF (Iprev-DF) has indefinitely suspended the proof of life requirement for retired civil servants and pensioners due to the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly considering the risk to the elderly population over 60 years old. This suspension has been enacted previously during the pandemic, with the last suspension being valid until May 3. However, retirees and pensioners who have not completed the recertification and proof of life in 2019 and have their payments suspended are not covered by this measure.

Motorcyclist, 26, seriously injured after colliding with car

06 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
A 26-year-old motorcyclist was seriously injured and airlifted to Hospital de Base by the DF Fire Department after colliding with a car on the BR-020 near Sobradinho. The motorcyclist suffered suspected traumatic brain injury and multiple fractures. The car driver, a 58-year-old man, was also hospitalized with body pain and a lip cut. The DF Fire Department responded with three ground vehicles and a helicopter, involving 18 military personnel. The Federal Highway Police took over the accident site.

Quartet arrested after robbing department store in Águas Claras

06 May 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Three young adults and a teenager were arrested after robbing customers at a department store in Águas Claras. The group, armed and threatening, attempted to steal from the store's cash register but ended up taking customers' cell phones. They were apprehended by the Polícia Militar do Distrito Federal. The teenager was taken to the 2ª Delegacia da Criança e do Adolescente, while the others were sent to the 21ª Delegacia de Polícia. All suspects have criminal records.

Bars and restaurants must offer help to women in risky situations

30 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Bars, restaurants, and nightclubs in the Federal District are now legally required to assist women who feel at risk within their premises. The law, sanctioned by Governor Ibaneis Rocha and proposed by Deputy Robério Negreiros, mandates that establishments provide escort services to a vehicle or other transport and notify the police. Additionally, posters must be displayed to inform women of the available support. The law also requires staff training to implement these measures. A related law establishes safety protocols in public transportation to combat violence against women, requiring immediate police notification in cases of sexual harassment or abuse.

PMDF buys 32,000 masks for use by military personnel of the corporation

30 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Polícia Militar do Distrito Federal (PMDF) has acquired 32,000 masks for its military personnel, with the first batch of 10,000 units to be delivered on April 30. The total expenditure was R$ 169,000, with each mask costing R$ 5.32. The masks will be distributed to all personnel, with each receiving three washable units. The second batch of 10,000 masks is expected by the end of the following week. The PMDF faced difficulties in acquiring the masks due to high demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to the temporary authorization of homemade cloth masks. Currently, there are three confirmed COVID-19 cases within the PMDF, with one death and four recoveries.

Campaign seeks help to maintain Livraria do Chico at UnB

28 Apr 2020  |  Acervo
Livraria do Chico, a well-known bookstore at the Darcy Ribeiro campus of the University of Brasília, is facing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A campaign titled 'Vamos ajudar nosso livreiro Chiquinho?' has been launched, allowing customers to purchase book vouchers for future redemption. The bookstore, run by Francisco Joaquim de Carvalho, known as Chiquinho, is expected to dust off its books and reopen on May 4th. The campaign involves bank transfers to Chiquinho's account, with proof sent to his daughter Bruna Carvalho. Chiquinho remains thankful and optimistic, valuing the solidarity and friendship of his readers.

16-year-old teenager executed with a shot to the head

27 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
A 16-year-old teenager was executed with a shot to the head in Samambaia, Brasília. The incident occurred in front of a beverage distributor, and the victim's brother was also shot multiple times but managed to escape. The crime was captured by security cameras, and the Polícia Civil do Distrito Federal is investigating the case. The injured brother was taken to the Hospital Regional de Taguatinga.

Video: Military Police chase stolen car and apprehend teenager in Taguatinga

26 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Military Police of the Federal District chased a stolen car in Taguatinga and apprehended a 16-year-old driving the vehicle. The incident occurred on Saturday afternoon. The car, spotted parked at QND 20, was pursued as the teenager ignored stop orders, ran red lights, and endangered pedestrians and other drivers. The chase ended when the teenager collided with a curb at QI 24. The teenager claimed to have bought the car for R$ 800 and was also found with a stolen cell phone, both linked to a robbery in Samambaia on Tuesday. The suspect was recognized by the victims and taken to the Child and Adolescent Police Station 2 in Taguatinga.

"Só com testes vamos saber número real de casos", diz infectologista

22 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Ana Helena Germóglio, an infectious disease specialist, emphasizes the importance of mass testing to understand the true extent of COVID-19 cases. She highlights that mass testing, along with social isolation, is recommended by the World Health Organization. Germóglio believes that mass testing will provide more accurate data on the number of cases in the Distrito Federal, aiding in better planning for reopening businesses. She also notes that while the public is eager to get tested, it is important to follow guidelines and prioritize those with symptoms.

Covid-19: elderly arrive at Brasília Palace Hotel for solidarity accommodation

Coronavirus: More than 200 people tested in Águas Claras drive-thru

21 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
Mass testing for COVID-19 began in Águas Claras and Plano Piloto, with over 200 tests conducted in a drive-thru setup to avoid crowding. The initiative aims to reach 1,000 diagnoses by the end of the day. The testing process includes registration, temperature checks by the Corpo de Bombeiros, and blood or swab tests analyzed by the Laboratório Central de Saúde Pública do Distrito Federal. Positive cases are advised to isolate, while symptomatic individuals are directed to local health units.

Federal District has 861 cases of coronavirus and is on alert

20 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
The Federal District has reported 861 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 24 deaths and 398 recoveries. The local government has conducted 10,208 tests. The majority of cases are among men, who represent 59.70% of the infected population. The Federal District has moved from a state of emergency to a state of alert due to a decrease in the rate of new cases compared to the national average.

Man's body found charred after fire in São Sebastião

20 Apr 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
Antenor Vieira da Costa, 26, died charred in a fire at Núcleo Rural Capão Comprido, São Sebastião. The fire affected the house where Antenor was during the early hours of Monday (20/4). The Military Fire Brigade of the Federal District (CBMDF) responded to the incident and found the fire extinguished upon arrival. Only the bedroom where the victim was located was affected by the flames. The site was left in the care of the Military Police of the DF (PMDF), and the Civil Police (PCDF) along with the CBMDF fire forensics were called. There was no information on the cause of the fire at the time of publication.

Driver kills man in hit-and-run on BR-020 and flees without providing aid

17 Apr 2020  |  www.correiobraziliense.com.br
A 33-year-old man was arrested after hitting and killing a young man with his vehicle on BR-020 in Planaltina on the evening of April 16th and fleeing the scene without providing aid. The victim died at the location. The Polícia Militar do Distrito Federal located the suspect's Hyundai Azera, which had a broken windshield, dented fender, and blood marks. The driver admitted to the hit-and-run but claimed he panicked. He was taken to the 16th Police Station in Planaltina, where a breathalyzer test showed no signs of intoxication.

Teenagers apprehended after attempted theft in department store

17 Apr 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
Two teenagers, aged 16 and 17, were apprehended by the Military Police of the Federal District after attempting to steal from a department store next to the Planaltina bus station. They were caught on Wednesday night, hiding in the air conditioning duct after the store closed. The surveillance system recorded them collecting televisions and clothes. The security company alerted the police. The teenagers admitted to the attempted theft but were unable to exit the store. The manager estimated the potential loss at 20,000 reais. The pair were taken to the Child and Adolescent Police Station in Asa Norte.

Covid-19: Victim from the Surrounding Area of Brasília Dies in Goiânia Due to Lack of Beds

17 Apr 2020  |  correiobraziliense.com.br
Joaquim Alves de Medeiros, an 88-year-old resident of Valparaíso de Goiás, died from complications related to Covid-19 in a Goiânia hospital due to a lack of treatment beds in the surrounding region of the Distrito Federal. Despite only having Parkinson's disease as a preexisting condition, he could not overcome the virus after 14 days of hospitalization. His family faced difficulties in transferring him to Brasília and had to provide his continuous medication themselves. The hospital of Águas Lindas de Goiás, which is under construction, is expected to alleviate the bed shortage. The Health Secretariat of Goiás and local secretariats did not respond to inquiries about the lack of beds.

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