The Philippines' Maritime Industry Authority (MARINA) Administrator Dr. Maximo Q. Mejia, Jr. visited Brazil from June 14 to 15 to meet with Brazilian officials in connection with his candidature for the post of IMO Secretary General.
Philippine Ambassador to Brazil, Jose D.R. Burgos, led the officers and staff of the Philippine Embassy in Brasilia, the Filipino community and special guests in commemorating the 117th Anniversary of Philippine Independence.
Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Jose D.R. Burgos joined the group of Ambassadors accredited to Brazil in visiting Goiania, State of Goias for the opening of the 70th Exposição Agropecuária (Agriculture and Livestock Expo) on May 13.
It was the turn of the Philippine Embassy in Brasilia to host the Monthly Luncheon Meeting of the Asia Oceania Group of Ambassadors and Heads of Missions which was held at the Bahay Pilipino, the Official Residence, on May 07.
Brazilian students from Classe A School in Porto Velho, Rondônia were given a taste of Filipino culture during several visits to the Philippine Embassy in Brasilia. The students represented the Philippines in SINUS 2015 held from May 01 to 03 in Brasilia.
In celebration of the 2015 National Women’s Month, the newly-arrived Philippine Ambassador to Brazil Jose D.R. Burgos hosted a seminar on breast cancer awareness for the Filipino community in Brasilia.
Philippine Ambassador Jose D.R. Burgos presented his Letters of Credence as resident Ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Secretary General for External Relations Sergio França Danese on March 24 at the Itamaraty Palace.
About 70 guests, including Filipinos, Brazilians and members of the diplomatic community, joined the celebration of the 29th Anniversary of the People Power Revolution hosted by the Philippine Embassy in Brasilia.
Brazilians got a taste of "Paskong Pinoy" (Filipino Christmas) as the Philippine Embassy in Brasilia hosted a Christmas Party for the Filipino community and friends on December 14 at the Bahay Pilipino (Official Residence).