nuclear-news

The News That Matters about the Nuclear Industry Fukushima Chernobyl Mayak Three Mile Island Atomic Testing Radiation Isotope

Japan, Brazil to restart talks on nuclear deal stalled since Fukushima crisis

“We are protesting the use of public funds for the construction of stadiums, money that should be used for education,” said 18-year-old Matheus Dantas, amid a sea of Brazilian flags.

 

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has promised to “listen to the voices calling for change”.

Jun 20, 2013

Japan Times

13.jpg

Image source ; http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1258737/wife-japans-shinzo-abe-opposes-plan-build-nuclear-reactors-abroad

“…The plan to restart them will be included in a joint statement to be issued after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Tokyo on June 27, the source said Wednesday.

A bilateral nuclear agreement confirming the peaceful use of atomic energy must be concluded before any bilateral trade in nuclear technologies can take place. The Abe administration regards exports of nuclear plant equipment as a pillar of its economic growth strategy….”

[…]

“…Brazil currently has two nuclear reactors in operation and aims to secure a more stable electricity supply by building more. Energy demand in the country is projected to rise further on the back of rapid economic growth….”

http://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2013/06/20/national/japan-brazil-to-restart-talks-on-nuclear-deal-stalled-since-fukushima-crisis/#.UcKYJc5x0xA

Brazil Protests: Elite Troops Sent To Hot Spots

Brazilian protesters outraged over the costs of hosting next year’s World Cup have clashed with police outside a football stadium, as the government deployed elite forces to contain the unrest.

Violence erupted near the £155m Castelao stadium in the city of Fortaleza where the national side faced Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

Protesters clash with police outside a Confederations Cup match as up to 500,000 people prepare to line the streets of Rio later.

Members of the Brazilian law enforcement troops confront protestors ahead of the Confederations Cup soccer match between Brazil and Mexico outside the stadium of Fortaleza

Video on link : Elite Forces Sent To Brazil Protest

Brazilian protesters outraged over the costs of hosting next year’s World Cup have clashed with police outside a football stadium, as the government deployed elite forces to contain the unrest.

Violence erupted near the £155m Castelao stadium in the city of Fortaleza where the national side faced Mexico in the Confederations Cup.

 

Some 15,000 demonstrators gathered near the venue – one of several hosting matches in the tournament.

Protesters hurled stones at the police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets.

Sky Sports News reporter Geraint Hughes, in Fortaleza, said: “Many of (the protesters) tried to gain access to the game. There were some running battles between police and protesters.”

http://news.sky.com/story/1105959/protesters-try-to-force-way-into-brazil-match

June 20, 2013 - Posted by | Uncategorized

No comments yet.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: