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Sanofi partners with Brazil to accelerate Zika vaccine work

Sanofi has struck a collaboration deal with a leading Brazilian research institute to speed development of a Zika vaccine, consolidating the French drugmaker's position in the race to defeat the mosquito-borne virus.

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New Brazilian President tells IOC President he is ‘fully committed’ to success of Olympic Games Rio 2016

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach congratulated interim Brazilian President Michel Temer and wished him all the best, with the hope that Brazil, under his leadership, would be able to emerge from its current crisis.

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Last year, British philosopher Stephen Cave and German physicist Stefan Klein tasked themselves with responding to the following question: One hundred years from now, when future generations look back at our society, what will they condemn as our greatest moral failing?

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Brazil Memo 1433 - Vicious Circle

The record trade deficit and a strong industrial contraction are corroborating the vicious circle that comes from low growth and imbalances. Lately, this is what has been characterizing the Brazilian economy.

· Trade:
The January trade balance’s negative result (- US$ 4.1 billion) sustains the external accounts’ deteriorating trend.

The turnaround is striking: from a US$ 29.8 billion surplus in 2011, Brazil plummeted to merely US$ 2.6 billion last year.

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Brazilian Cotton Producers Seek a Mutually Agreeable Solution to the WTO Case

The Brazilian Cotton Producers Association, known as ABRAPA, seeks a mutually agreeable solution to the decade long WTO case over U.S. cotton production subsidies.

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The Application of Brazilian for Employee Hired to Work Abroad - From MHM Advogados

Faced with the globalization of the labor market, when companies based in other countries or multinational companies use Brazilian labor, it is necessary that the legislator pay attention to issues relating to this type of contract from a legal perspective.

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Assessment of the Possibilities for Investments in Logistics - From MHM Advogados

The Federal Government’s Program for the Investment in Logistics announced in the second half of 2012 seeks to improve the efficiency of freight transport in the national territory. Currently, Brazil relies heavily on road transport, and the Program aims to change this situation, striking a balance between the different transport modalities.

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Mi amigo George by Ambassador Julio César Gomes Dos Santos

Ambassador Júlio César Gomes dos Santos is a former Chairman of the Advisory Council of the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. He served as Consul General of Brazil in New York, and Brazilian Ambassador in Colombia where he currently has residence.

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Fadiga Crônica e Espaço Vital by Monica Baumgarten de Bolle

A tese do esgotamento do consumo se esgotou. Resfolegou, minguou e sumiu em meio às evidências de que, mesmo endividadas, as famílias brasileiras não exauriram o seu ímpeto consumista. Para o bem ou para o mal, pouco importa.

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Water in China - "To fight for every drop of water or die"

China’s growing water shortages may impact its growth and stability, weakening its thrust as a global power as it embarks upon an assertive role in world affairs for the first time in its millennial history as a unified state.

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