The style director of the Brazilian edition of Vogue, Donata Meirelles, has resigned after an image of her was condemned for depicting a slavery scene. According to Sky News, an image taken at Meirelles’ 50th birthday party showed her sitting on a throne-like chair surrounded by black women.
Brazilian police arrested a fugitive who the United States accuses of being the financier for the Lebanese group Hezbollah. Assad Ahmad Barakat was arrested in Foz de Iguazu, a city in the border region between Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay, according to police. He has frequently faced accusations of illegal activity in the region - known as the Triple Frontier - which is also considered a haven for smuggling, trafficking and counterfeiting.