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06/24/16 Energia solar no Brasil cresce 4,5% em 2014; país é o 5º em ranking mundial

A geração de energia a partir de fontes renováveis está em expansão no Brasil. Em 2014 (último dado disponível), o país aumentou sua capacidade de produzir energia solar para 7,71 GWth (gigawatts térmicos), o que representa um...

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06/24/16 Brazil's Temer says Mercosur needs revision, respects Brexit

Brazil's interim President Michel Temer said the Mercosur trade bloc poses an obstacle to other trade agreements and needs to be revised, but not ditched altogether. In a radio interview on Friday, Temer also said the British...

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06/23/16 A Guide Through Brazil’s Unreal Art Destinations

London’s Tate Modern just expanded by 60 percent. San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art unveiled a new building with 50 percent more exhibition space earlier this year. The New Museum in New York just released a plan to double its...

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06/21/16 Colorful Census Inspires Artist To Examine Brazilian Identities

Brazilian artist Adriana Varejão has created “Polvo,” a series of self portraits that explore the diversity of identity in Brazil. According to The Huffington Post, “Polvo” was inspired by a the 1976 census in Brazil that asked...

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06/21/16 Brazilian Real Advances After Meirelles Says Recovery in Sight

The real advanced after Brazil’s finance minister reassured investors that the country’s economic crisis may end sooner than many analysts forecast. The currency rose 0.6 percent to 3.3947 per dollar on Monday, following gains in...

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06/20/16 Amid a supply squeeze, Brazil is shipping corn to U.S.

Corn from Brazil is heading to the U.S., the world's biggest exporter, just as the South American country grapples with a shortfall of the grain. The vessel, Samsun, is estimated to arrive Aug. 12 at port in Wilmington, North...

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06/20/16 Brazil Stocks Rally as Growth Outlook Adds to Brexit Optimism

The Ibovespa jumped as optimism the economy is recovering faster than previously forecast added to gains driven by speculation that the U.K. will vote to stay in the European Union in a referendum this week. Brazil’s stocks...

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06/20/16 ONU vai escolher jovens líderes de todo o mundo para promover desenvolvimento sustentável

Serão escolhidos 17 jovens de 18 a 30 anos que estejam engajados na luta contra a pobreza, no combate à mudança global do clima e em todos os outros Objetivos de Desenvolvimento Sustentável (ODS) adotados em 2015 pela comunidade...

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06/17/16 Canadian Solar Investing $23 Million in Brazil Panel Factory

Canadian Solar Inc., the world’s second-largest solar manufacturer, is building its first plant in Brazil. The facility in Sorocaba, in the state of Sao Paulo, will be able to assemble about 350 megawatts of panels a year,...

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06/16/16 Thomas Bach dedicates Rio 2016 to the young of Brazil: "We want to help make a better future"

On a visit to Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday (13 June), Thomas Bach, president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), said the 2016 Olympic Games would help create a better future for a country that is in the midst of economic...

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06/16/16 Afton Chemical make investment in a petroleum plant in Brazil

Afton Chemical Corp., a subsidiary of Richmond-based NewMarket Corp., said Wednesday it has made a new investment in a petroleum-additive plant in Brazil. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The plant at Bayer...

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06/16/16 Brazil unveils Rio 2016 Olympic village

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has declared the $835 million Rio Olympic Village “one of the most beautiful” he has seen. The complex comprises 31 buildings that will house the athletes from August 5-21....

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06/15/16 Brazil Retail Sales Climb in April as Consumer Confidence Rises

Brazil’s retail sales rose in line with analysts’ expectation in April as consumer confidence rebounded and economists forecast Latin America’s largest economy may emerge from recession quicker than initially thought. Sales rose...

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06/13/16 Economists cheer up (slightly) on Brazil

Slowly and ever so cautiously, economists are daring to let themselves to get optimistic about Latin America’s largest economy again. For the third week in a row, economists have upped their 2016 and 2017 outlook on Brazil. The...

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06/13/16 CONCORRÊNCIA INTERNACIONAL Nº 77/2016-SJC - Objeto: Aquisição de Sistema de Desenvolvimento do Polarímetro para o Projeto do Telescópio Solar Destinado à Heliosismologia e Observações do Campo Magnético da Superfície do Sol

CONCORRÊNCIA INTERNACIONAL Nº 77/2016-SJC Objeto: Aquisição de Sistema de Desenvolvimento do Polarímetro para o Projeto do Telescópio Solar Destinado à Heliosismologia e Observações do Campo Magnético da Superfície do Sol....

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06/13/16 Brazilian IT market grows 9.2 percent in 2015

Despite the political and economic challenges Brazil has faced over the last 12 months organizations continued to invest in technology as the local industry saw growth above global average in 2015, according to a report from...

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06/13/16 Risk of catching Zika during Olympics is 'almost zero,' Brazilian official says

Brazil's new health minister stepped up the offensive to convince tourists and athletes that the risk of catching the Zika virus during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is "almost zero." "We are here to put at ease the...

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06/10/16 Ilan Goldfajn Sworn in as Brazil’s Central Bank President

The new president of Brazil’s central bank was sworn into office on Thursday, promising to drive down an inflation rate that for years has defied the country’s monetary authorities, even amid the worst recession in generations....

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06/10/16 Minister of sport: ‘Brazil has prepared very well for these Games

Less than two months before the start of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics, Brazil’s new minister of sport played down international concerns over the Zika virus, infrastructure delays, street crime and political upheaval,...

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06/10/16 Rio 2016 and Brazilian mint launch souvenir medallions for Olympic and Paralympic Games

Rio 2016 and the Brazilian Mint unveiled on Thursday (9 June) the souvenir medallions for this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games. Available in gold, silver, ‘golden bronze’, and bronze – and bearing designs of famous Rio...

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