Published: 2:31 PM 4/28/2013
(Before It's News)
Something absolutely extraordinary and unprecedented has hapened
yesterday in Brazil.
For the first time in history a Ministry of Defense of a country
has officially invited UFO researchers to discuss the UFO
Phenomena, how to handle its investigation and the information
it may come from it.
The meeting happened 3 pm yesterday at the
Brazilian Ministry of Defense building, in Brasilia, the Federal
Capital, and over 20 people took part of it.
On behalf of the minister of Defense, ambassador Celso Amorim,
secretary Ari Matos Cardoso and his associates received the
Brazilian Committee of UFO Researchers (CBU) members to discuss
Present at the gathering, that lasted some 75
minutes, were also several representatives from the Brazilian
Air Force, Navy and Army, all subordinated to the Ministry of
Defense in Brazil, and who were asked to fully comply with the
The meeting is a direct reply to the Iguassu Falls Letter,
issued during the 4th World UFO Forum, that happened last
In the document, signed by nearly 30 speakers from
over a dozen countries and some 600 people attending the
conference, it is formally requested to the Ministry of Defense
that all UFO secret archives are disclosed and an official
committee for UFO investigations is created under the Brazilian
It is on its way now!
An English version of the Letter is here:
The Iguassu Falls Letter is the latest step of the well-known
and very well succeeded campaign “UFOs: Freedom of Information
Now,” created by Brazilian Committee of UFO Researchers (CBU)
and that has forced the Brazilian Government to open
approximately 4,5 thousand pages of previously classified UFO
I have been posting much news about it in the last 5
years. It is a trajectory of success of the Brazilian Ufology
towards freedom of info.
The documents released are here: www.ufo.com.br/documentos
While we are still producing texts to announce this fantastic
achievement to the entire Brazilian and World UFO Communities,
please read the official note below, that was published at the
very website of the Brazilian Ministry of Defense, another clear
sign that the topic is being fully recognized as serious by our
I am very happy to announce this, as it is the result of my
colleagues and I efforts at the Brazilian Committee of UFO
Researchers (CBU). It has been our strategies in the last years,
through the above mentioned campaign, that resulted in this
special moment for us all.
A. J. Gevaerd
Editor, Brazilian UFO Magazine