September marked the end of an era: the reign of Queen Elisabeth II. the monarch longest reigning British throne died, on the 8th, at the age of 96. His death ended a 70-year reign.
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth – Reuters/Stephen Hird/Reserved Rights
The next day, the Queen’s successor, the Agora King Charles III was applauded and shook hands with some subjects. On day 10, Charles was proclaimed king.
A true operation was set in motion for the days that followed the death of the monarch. On the 13th, the body of Elizabeth II walked out of St Egidio’s Cathedral in Edinburghin Scotland for the Buckingham Palace, In London. About 250,000 people bid farewell to the queen at a wake that began on the 15th and lasted until the 19th. it was on the 19th and brought together leaders from all over the planet.
Elizabeth II’s funeral – Jonathan Brady/Pool/ REUTERS/Rights reserved
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war in ukraine
In yet another escalation of tension in the war between Ukraine and Russia, Moscow announces the conducting public consultations or referendums in breakaway regions of Ukraine.
On the 23rd, consultations on integration with Russia started in the Ukrainian regions of Lugansk, Donetsk, Kherson and Zaporizhia, despite criticism from the international community.
On the 30th, Russian President Vladimir Putin formally announced the annexation. In response, the United States imposed, on the same day, Comprehensive sanctions targeting hundreds of people and businesses, including those in Russia’s military-industrial complex and members of the legislature.
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For the first time since the beginning of the covid-19 pandemic, the General Assembly of the United Nations (UN) returned to being entirely face-to-face. The General Assembly opened on the 12th, when the new president of the body, the Hungarian Csaba Kőrösi, took over, replacing Abdulla Shahid, from the Maldives. The focus of the event was the discussion on education, sustainable development and respect for minorities.
On the national scene, candidates for the Presidency of the Republic campaigned throughout the country. On the first day of the month, the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) unanimously denied the registration for the candidacy of Roberto Jefferson, president of the PTB, for the Presidency. Who ran in his place was the vice-president of the list, Father Kelmon, whose registration was deferred.
On the same date, the TSE announced the creation of a intelligence core to combat political violence in the October elections.
On the 2nd, four years after the fire that destroyed a large part of the collection and building of the National Museuml, the main facade of the headquarters was completely restored and presented. The public was able, for the first time since the tragedy, to approach the building. The work schedule continues until 2027, when the renovation should be completed and the museum completely reopened.
Recovered facade of the National Museum four years after the fire Tânia Rêgo/Agência Brasil
The celebrations of the Bicentennial of Independence began before the 7th of September.
O Parade in celebration of the Bicentennial crowd gathered on the Esplanade. Under the gaze and applause of thousands of people, troops from the Armed Forces, Military Police, Federal Police, Federal Highway Police and the Military Fire Brigade paraded in the morning after a two-year hiatus due to the covid-19 pandemic.
President Jair Bolsonaro was questioned for using the event in his election campaign for re-election. On the 13th, the TSE decided maintain the individual decision of Minister Benedito Gonçalves which vetoed the use of images from the September 7th celebrations in the electoral propaganda of the PL candidate.
Also on the 7th, the Cry of the Excluded promoted its 28th edition, under the motto “Brazil: 200 years of (in)dependence. For whom?”, with demonstrations in 51 cities in 25 states. Organized by popular and urban movements, trade union and pastoral centers of the Catholic Church, the event had as claims work, housing, land, food and democracy.
After nine years closed and celebrating the bicentennial of Brazil’s Independence, the Museu Paulista, better known as Museu do Ipiranga, in São Paulo, reopened to the public on the 8th. the constructions.
On the 12th, Minister Rosa Weber sworn in as President of the Federal Supreme Court (STF), becoming the third woman to hold the position in the history of the Court. She succeeded minister Luiz Fux, who completed a two-year term.
New president of the STF, Rosa Weber – Reuters/Adriano Machado/Rights Reserved
In her inauguration speech, Rosa Weber defended the democratic rule of law and compliance with the Constitution.
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On the 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of September, the rock in rio festival. The program included international stars like Justin Bieber, Guns n’ Roses, Coldplay and Dua Lipa, as well as big national names like Gilberto Gil, Ludmilla, Iza, Ivete Sangalo and Racionais. The festival injected more than R$2.2 billion into the economy of Rio de Janeiro. The number of tourists attracted by the event exceeded 500 thousand people.
Rock in Rio 2022, by Fernando Frazão/Agência Brasil
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On the 13th, the death of the filmmaker French-Swiss Jean-Luc Godard, aged 91, was highlighted in the international news. Pioneer of the Nouvelle Vague movement, he was one of the main names in cinema since his debut in feature films with O Acossado, in 1960. Godard was the author of influential works on several generations of directors such as The Contempt (1963), with Brigitte Bardot, Side by side (1964), Peter the Fool (1965) or more recent movie socialism (2010) and goodbye to language (2014).