|Estudantes de inglês sabem que às vezes é bem difícil entender as manchetes de jornais internacionais.
To quell = to completely stop or end something
Brazilian TYCOON Eike Batista is Arrested After Returning Home (Jan, 30)
Tycoon = a person who has succeeded in business or industry and has become very rich and powerful
Supreme Court Justice Helping to Oversee Brazil GRAFT Inquiry Dies in Plane Crash (Jan, 20)
Graft = the act of getting money or advantage through the dishonest use of political power and influence.
How the Response to Zika FAILED Millions (Jan, 16)
To fail = to not do something that should be done, not to help someone when expected to, to be unsuccessful
Prison RIOT in Brazil Leaves at Least 10 IINMATES Dead (Jan,15)
Riot = a noisy and violent public gathering
Inmates = a person who is forced by law to stay in a prison or hospital