Create RSS Widget

NEWS / WORLD / BRAZIL

USA, Italy and Brazil set lineups for Raia Rapida sprint showdown

SwimSwam: Three of the four nations competing in Raia Rapida, Brazil's televised summer sprint format meet, have set their official rosters. The United States, Italy and South Africa will join host Brazil at the meet, and only South Africa has yet to set its ...
Corruption

LATEST NEWS

How Brazil's China-Driven Commodities Boom Went Bust

Wall Street Journal: SÃO PAULO—Not long ago, Brazil stood as the leading example of how a developing nation could rise toward global prominence on the force of a China-driven commodity boom. As its economy surged, Brazil stormed the world stage—hosting a World Cup, ...

Is austerity saving or sinking Brazil's troubled economy?

BBC News: Recent media headlines have focused on the corruption scandal threatening to bring down Brazil's government. But for most Brazilians just as worrying is the state of the economy. Official figures suggest the economy is slipping into recession, and set ...

Brazil Uncertainty Torpedoes Investment and Ushers in Recession

Bloomberg: Brazil's economy probably slipped into recession in the second quarter, as a political crisis drove confidence to ever-deeper lows and stifled investment. Gross domestic product contracted 1.7 percent in the three months through June, according to the ...

Public Release: 27-Aug-2015 Brazil's national oral health policy -- an example

Alexandria, Va., USA - Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a Discovery! article titled "10 Years of a National Oral Health Policy in Brazil: Innovation, Boldness and Numerous Challenges.

UPDATE 2-Brazil considers reinstating tax on financial transactions - sources

Reuters: The last CPMF consisted of a 0.38 percent charge imposed on nearly every financial transaction in Brazil. It was eliminated in 2008 in a major defeat for then-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and subsequent attempts at reinstating it have failed.

Brazil Expected to be Major Exporter

Agriculture.com: After years of looking east at Europe (the longtime U.S. farm rival) and then looking west at China (newly emerged as the biggest food importer on earth), American farmers will be looking south in the future. Brazil, the fifth most populous nation ...

Frictions shake Brazil's ruling coalition

Financial Times: Mr Temer's decision to step down as the government's point man with Congress has underlined the growing dispute within the governing coalition between the two main parties — Ms Rousseff's Workers party (PT) and Mr Temer's Brazilian Democratic ...

LATEST WORLD NEWS:

Comoros

2

Serbia

3

Fiji

5

Russia

6

PRESIDENT DILMA ROUSSEFF..

China 'Black Monday' And Latin America: Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico Among

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang talks with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff during a meeting at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, May 19, 2015. Panic over China's slowing economic growth has prompted fears countries like Brazil, which rely on China as a ...

Brazil February retail sales post sharpest drop since 2003

The latest retail data underscored expectations of an economic recession in Brazil this year as President Dilma Rousseff raises taxes and cuts spending to limit public debt and safeguard the country's investment-grade rating. Furniture and home appliance sales also tumbled 10.4 percent from a year earlier and declined 1.3 percent from January, as borrowing costs rose due to a series of interest ...

RIO DE JANEIRO..

This is why Brazil is worried about China's shaky economy

PRI: “One of the main factors that led to the huge growth in the Brazilian economy between 2006 and 2010 was the Chinese imports from Brazil,” says Claudia Antunes, an independent journalist in Rio de Janeiro and former international editor at Folha de São ...

IIP Coordinator Macon Phillips Travel to Brazil

Bureau of International Information Programs (IIP) Coordinator Macon Phillips will travel to Brazil August 23-29, where he will visit Sao Paulo, Brasilia, and Rio de Janeiro to discuss collaboration on environmental sustainability issues, learn more ...

Brazil to study legalization of medical marijuana

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will soon look into the possibility of legalizing the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from severe seizures.

BRAZILIAN GRAFFITI ARTIST..

Brazilian Graffiti Artist Alexandre Keto Connects Culture From São Paulo to

NBCNews.com: When he arrived in the United States for the first time, Alexandre Keto's first destination wasn't a tourist attraction, but Baltimore, Maryland. Armed with a backpack full of spray paint, the 27-year-old Brazilian graffiti artist wanted to see the ...

Brazilian Graffiti Artist Alexandre Keto Connects Culture From Sao Paolo to

NBCNews.com: When he arrived in the United States for the first time, Alexandre Keto's first destination wasn't a tourist attraction, but Baltimore, Maryland. Armed with a backpack full of spray paint, the 27-year-old Brazilian graffiti artist wanted to see the ...

IN BRAZIL..

Mobile operators unite against WhatsApp in Brazil

ZDNet: The largest telecom operators in Brazil are currently working on a report that aims at proving the irregularity of cross-platform messaging tool WhatsApp to the government. Three senior sources within the top telecom firms in the country told Reuters ...

Police investigate death of environmentalist in Brazil Amazon

Daily Mail: SAO PAULO, Aug 26 (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police are investigating the apparent murder of an environmentalist who defended one of the last virgin stretches of rain forest in the eastern Amazon. Police superintendent Alexandre Saraiva told Globo ...

These Women Want Black Lives To Matter in Brazil, Too

Refinery29: Police in Brazil have killed nearly as many people in the past five years as U.S. police have killed during the past 30 years, according to statistics from the FBI and the Brazilian Public Safety Forum. On average, Brazilian law enforcement killed six ...

WindSim Launches New Subsidiary in Brazil

MarketWatch: The creation of WindSim Brasil Consultoria LTDA will enable corporations throughout Brazil to utilize WindSim's accurate and proven simulation software and consulting services to help design and operate more profitable wind farms, both onshore and ...

Too 'ugly' to rape: Brazil lawmaker comment sparks fury

Brasília (AFP) - A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker's comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation. "Stay here Maria do Rosario!" he yelled during a parliamentary session on December 9, the eve of International Human Rights Day. "It's been several days since you ...

Rain postpones women's soccer tournament in Brazil

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Both women's games scheduled for Wednesday in the International Tournament of Brasilia have been postponed because of heavy rain in the Brazilian capital.

Fabinho replaces Dani Alves in Brazil squad - Goal.com

The 21-year-old was part of the Copa America squad but did not make it onto the field during the competition, as Brazil exited at the quarter-final stage after suffering a penalty-shootout defeat to Paraguay. Five-time world ...

GLOBAL TRENDING TOPICS

RSSPump.com Content Aggregation Service 2013 - Powered By: RSSPump RSS Widgets