Background: Manuela was Bond`s first contact in Brazil when he arrived to investigate Drax and the missing Moonraker shuttle. She was asked to assist Bond by “M”, who felt Bond could use a good guide to navigate the busy streets of Rio DeJaneiro (it was Carnival at the time).
Manuela`s gorgeous body and seductive voice make it hard for any agent to take her seriously. In fact, it didn`t take Bond 90 seconds to “get to know her better”. Still, she did help Bond investigate the Carlos and Willmsburg Warehouse.