The Mayor of Manaus, Arthur Virgilio Neto, deeply regretted the death of the writer, historian, journalist, filmmaker and academic Amazon Luiz Maximino Miranda Correa, to 84 years, held on Wednesday, 10/7. It will be decreed official mourning for three days in the city.
Luiz Maximino died in Caxias do Sul (RS), where he lived, victim of a sudden illness. The information of the death was announced by the President of Amazonian Academy of Letters (AAL), of which he was a member since 2003 and where he held the chair No. 37, in the succession of Carlos Araujo Lima.
“I deeply regret the death of the writer, historian and filmmaker Luis Maximino Miranda Correa, who was part of our strategic advice. It is a great loss to the arts”, said the mayor. "My wife and I, Elisabeth Ribeiro Valeiko, externamos our sincere condolences to friends and family this bright personality Amazonas ", completed Arthur Neto.
Maximino Miranda Correa left several works published, between them, "The rubber of the Amazon and the 2nd World War", "The Birth of a City: Manaus 1890 1900 "and" In the Name of God in the King's name ". In the seventh art, He served as director, writer of numerous productions both in Brazil and abroad, highlighting the film "The Jungle", "The outlaws of violence", "How to Kill a Mother in Law", among others.
Over a period of your life, Maximino also played some public functions, including advisor to the Superintendent of the Amazon Recovery Plan (SPVEA), director of the State Department of Tourism, Managing Director of the Amazon Cultural Foundation, executive secretary of the Institute of Amazonian Studies (Isea) and member and chairman of the State Council of Culture.
The mayor also received with regret the death of Paulo Henrique Amorim, 77, victim of a massive heart attack, at dawn today in your home, in Rio de Janeiro (RJ). One of the most controversial journalists of the current scenario, Amorim went through the main stations of the country, including Globo and Bandeirantes, where he served as a foreign correspondent and host of major newspapers. currently, besides directing the blog "Talk Sharp", was host of "Domingo Legal", to Record, but I was away from functions, just less than a month.
"The death of Paulo Henrique Amorim dismayed me. We lived for a long time, sometimes converging and sometimes diverging. But we treated them with respect. In the early blogs, he released his. I was his first writer. I'm sad. May God welcome him in eternity ", said the mayor.