Futebol - Governo brasileiro acusado de propaganda enganosa

Soccer - Brazil government accused of false advertising

May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.

"The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.

"However, that is not the reality we are seeing."

The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.

The action seeks an injunction suspending the government campaign with possible fines of 5 million Brazilian reais ($2.23 million) a day if it fails to comply.

The Advocacia-Geral da Uniao, the federal government's legal office, did not respond to a request for comment on the case.

  1. public
    not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  2. prosecutor
    a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  3. central
    in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  4. accuse
    blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  5. federal
    characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  6. false
    not in accordance with the fact or reality or actuality
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government offalse advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  7. advertising
    the business of drawing public attention to goods and services
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of falseadvertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  8. civil
    of or occurring within the state or between or among citizens of the state
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  9. suit
    a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  10. suspend
    bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  11. publicity
    a message issued in behalf of some product or cause or idea or person or institution
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  12. campaign
    several related operations aimed at achieving a particular goal (usually within geographical and temporal constraints)
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  13. claim
    assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  14. host
    a person who invites guests to a social event (such as a party in his or her own home) and who is responsible for them while they are there
    May 27 (Reuters) - A public prosecutor in central Brazil has accused the federal government of false advertising and has opened a civil suit to force it to suspend a publicity campaign that claims the country is ready to host next month's World Cup.
  15. advertise
    make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  16. tournament
    a sporting competition in which contestants play a series of games to decide the winner
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  17. benefit
    something that aids or promotes well-being
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  18. through
    having finished or arrived at completion
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Braziliansthrough investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  19. investment
    the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  20. urban
    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  21. infrastructure
    the basic structure or features of a system or organization
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  22. service
    an act of help or assistance
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  23. state
    the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias statefederal prosecutor's office said.
  24. office
    place of business where professional or clerical duties are performed
    "The government campaign advertises that the tournament will bring great benefits to Brazilians through investments in urban infrastructure and public services," a statement from the Goias state federal prosecutor's office said.
  25. reality
    the state of being actual or real
    "However, that is not the reality we are seeing."
  26. situation
    physical position in relation to the surroundings
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  27. lack
    the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  28. planning
    an act of formulating a program for a definite course of action
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  29. incompetence
    lack of physical or intellectual ability or qualifications
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  30. plan
    a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what wasplanned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  31. term
    a limited period of time
    The true situation is one of "disorganisation, lack of planning, and incompetence in doing what was planned in terms of infrastructure and services," the statement said.
  32. injunction
    (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity
    The action seeks an injunction suspending the government campaign with possible fines of 5 million Brazilian reais ($2.23 million) a day if it fails to comply.
  33. possible
    capable of happening or existing
    The action seeks an injunction suspending the government campaign with possible fines of 5 million Brazilian reais ($2.23 million) a day if it fails to comply.
  34. million
    the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros
    The action seeks an injunction suspending the government campaign with possible fines of 5 millionBrazilian reais ($2.23 million) a day if it fails to comply.
  35. comply
    act in accordance with someone's rules, commands, or wishes
    The action seeks an injunction suspending the government campaign with possible fines of 5 million Brazilian reais ($2.23 million) a day if it fails to comply.
  36. legal
    established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
    The Advocacia-Geral da Uniao, the federal government's legal office, did not respond to a request for comment on the case.
  37. respond
    show a response or a reaction to something
    The Advocacia-Geral da Uniao, the federal government's legal office, did not respond to a request for comment on the case.
  38. request
    express the need or desire for; ask for
    The Advocacia-Geral da Uniao, the federal government's legal office, did not respond to a requestfor comment on the case.
  39. comment
    a statement that expresses a personal opinion or belief or adds information
    The Advocacia-Geral da Uniao, the federal government's legal office, did not respond to a request for comment on the case.

Um promotor público no Brasil central , acusou o governo federal de propaganda enganosa e abriu um processo civil para forçá-lo a suspender uma campanha publicitária que afirma que o país está pronto para sediar a Copa do Mundo do próximo mês.

"A campanha do governo anuncia que o torneio vai trazer grandes benefícios para os brasileiros por meio de investimentos em infra-estrutura urbana e serviços públicos ", disse um comunicado do gabinete do procurador federal do estado de Goiás , disse .

"No entanto, essa não é a realidade que estamos vendo . "

A verdadeira situação é de " desorganização, falta de planejamento e incompetência em fazer o que foi planejado em termos de infra-estrutura e serviços", disse o comunicado.

A ação pede uma liminar suspendendo a campanha do governo com possíveis multas de 5 milhões de reais ( 2.230 mil dólares ) por dia, se ele não cumprir .

A Advocacia - Geral da Uniao , escritório legal do governo federal, não respondeu a um pedido de comentário sobre o caso.
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