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Posted on 9 April 2018 | 6:46 am
Trade spat pushes soyabean prices in China,
Trade spat pushes soyabean prices in China, Brazil to multi-month highsFinancial TimesThe US-China trade dispute continued to reverberate around international agricultural markets, with the soyabean meal price in Dalian rising to a 16 month high as investors and processors scrambled to to secure the key material for livestock feed. In ...and more »
Posted on 9 April 2018 | 5:09 am
General Atlantic in talks on a deal with
General Atlantic in talks on a deal with Brazil's online lender GeruReutersSAO PAULO (Reuters) - U.S. investment firm General Atlantic is in talks to buy a minority stake in closely held Brazilian online lending startup Geru Tecnologia e Serviços SA, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. Other investors may ...and more »
Posted on 9 April 2018 | 4:06 am
Brazil President Appoints Minister Probed
teleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)Brazil President Appoints Minister Probed over CorruptionteleSUR tv HTTPS (press release) (blog)Brazil's Public Ministry opened a criminal probe against Moreira Franco, accusing him of having benefited from bribes from the construction firm Odebrecht and the meat giant JBS, as part of a criminal organization formed with other members of the MDB ...
Posted on 8 April 2018 | 7:54 pm
Best photos of the weekend: Münster mourns
The GuardianBest photos of the weekend: Münster mourns and Lula in BrazilThe GuardianHorses at the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve. Many animals died this winter due to overpopulation and a food shortage. Activists feed the creatures by throwing hay over the fences despite a ban by the authorities. Feelings are running high as ...
Posted on 8 April 2018 | 6:38 pm
Brazil more than beans as Michelin probes
Tickle your palate. So say the experts from the revered Michelin guide, who have edited their first Brazil edition covering the megacities of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. The guide reviews 145 restaurants, the first Michelin has ever selected in Latin America. Just one received the accolade of two stars -- chef Alex Atala's D.O.M. in Sao Paulo, known for its use of Amazonian ingredients such as ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:45 pm
Mark Zuckerberg Meets With Brazil's
The billionaire is setting his eyes in Latin America, and Brazil is an strategic partner.
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 9:51 pm
IMF sees Brazil economy shrinking, growth
The Brazilian economy will likely shrink this year, but the South American country could return to growth in 2016 if it succeeds in boosting investor confidence with its austerity drive, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday. The IMF lowered its 2015 forecast for Brazil's economic performance to a 1 percent contraction from the 0.3 percent growth it forecast in January due to tighter ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 2:43 pm
Brazil police arrest 3 ex-congressmen,
By Sergio Spagnuolo CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian police arrested three former congressmen on Friday, broadening their corruption investigation beyond state-run oil firm Petrobras to state lender Caixa Economica Federal and the federal health ministry. A federal judge in the southern city of Curitiba ordered the arrest of André Vargas, former congressman for the ruling Workers' Party ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 11:12 am
Brazil police arrest politicians in
Brazil's federal police Friday arrested three former congressmen suspected of involvement in a corruption scheme at Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras. They are the first politicians to be arrested ...
Posted on 10 April 2015 | 10:25 am
Frictions shake Brazil’s ruling coalition
Brazil’s swirling political crisis gained momentum this week with new signs of friction between President Dilma Rousseff and her vice-president Michel Temer, who has been a crucial stabilising force within the government. Mr Temer’s decision to step ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:15 am
Watch Brazil’s biggest race shot in stop
Four day's solid work shooting thousands of images of stock-car drivers went into creating Stock Motion, a two-minute stop-motion video following Caca Bueno, Daniel Serra and Red Bull Racing Brasil through the 2015 Corrida do Milhão. It's Brazil’s ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:14 am
Mobile operators unite against WhatsApp in
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 that ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:19 am
Brazil’s First ‘Smart’ City is a Tiny
Introducing Águas de São Pedro, Brazil’s first “smart” city. Robert Prescott reports for RCR Wireless News that this tiny municipality of 3,000 is being transformed into a digital hub. Sensors and biometrics are among the technologies being ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:10 am
Brazil Senate Reconfirms Attorney General
SÃO PAULO—Brazil’s top prosecutor will keep his job for another two years in the midst of a corruption investigation that has touched the highest levels of the nation’s business and government. The Senate voted late Wednesday to retain Rodrigo Janot ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:04 am
Brazil official: World Cup, Olympics will be
Brazil's foreign minister says "all necessary measures" are being taken to ensure security at next year's soccer World Cup and the 2016 Olympics following the deadly explosions at the Boston Marathon.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 10:55 am
Brazilian meat packers face fines
Federal prosecutors in Brazil want 26 meat packing companies to pay fines of more than $200 million for buying cattle raised illegally.
Posted on 16 April 2013 | 9:45 am
Price surge for tomatoes has Brazilians up
The tomato has long been a near-obligatory garnishing for just about any Brazilian dish, yet it's becoming the country's apple of discord.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 10:51 pm
Brazil city bans public transit vans in some
Public transit vans like the one in which an American student was gang raped last month were banned Thursday from Rio de Janeiro's touristy South Zone neighborhoods.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 11:57 am
Brazil task force to deal help Haitian
The government has set up a task force to deal with the influx of Haitian immigrants into Brazil's northern state of Acre.
Posted on 11 April 2013 | 10:50 am
Resolved Question: Question about BRAZIL?
is Brazil a racist country? or is there no racism? is there a hierarchy of social classes?
Posted on 1 August 2013 | 3:01 am
Resolved Question: Question about brazil?
Is it true that gender line in brazil is a bit blurry? Meaning to say, bisexuality's a really common thing down there. I've been told it's true but just want to clarify. I'm just shocked to know that, coz, brazil's a predominantly catholic country. So, it was like. Taboo!!! Lol. So, is it true? Also, add some more thing brazilians do that you think will shock me.
Posted on 22 December 2012 | 10:59 pm
Resolved Question: Marijuana legailzed in
i''ve recently heard that marijuana has been legalized in brazil, is this true?
Posted on 9 June 2012 | 11:33 am
Resolved Question: Introduction on Brazil?
I have to make a leaflet on Brazil, like about how it's like to live there, and places to visit and why. But I need help on how to write the introduction. It has to be really well written and it has to catch the readers attention. Can anybody help me write it? Or just give me some ideas?
Posted on 18 March 2012 | 12:09 am
Resolved Question: Could i have some
Could you please pick one of the following and tell me about it or do what it say. thank you!
1) 10 facts about Brazil.
2)A diary entry about being in Brazil (one or two paragraphs).
3) A paragraph about Brasilia.
4)a paragraph about the tempreture in Brazil.
Thanks! The best answer will be the one that is most imformative. Dont use many hard words.
Posted on 28 February 2012 | 1:28 am