Brazil pays last respects to Greek ambassador
The late Greek ambassador to Brazil, Kyriakos Amiridis, is to be buried in his native Thessaloniki following the return of his body from Rio de Janeiro late on Tuesday. Brazilian authorities conducted a ceremony at Rio’s international airport for Amiridis, who was murdered by his Brazilian wife’s lover according to police. The murder suspect, a Brazilian police officer, has confessed to murdering Amiridis, according to investigators. The charred body of Amiridis, 59, was found in a car in Nova Iguacu, a city near Rio de Janeiro, at the end of December.