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Brazilian General to command UN peace mission

Brazilian Army Division General Elias Rodrigues Martins Filho has been selected to serve as Force Commander the world's largest UN mission: The United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (Monusco).

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GM banks on Chinese vehicle family to boost Brazil sales

DETROIT/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is planning for long-term profitability in South America built on the back of draconian cost cutting during Brazil’s recession and the same low-cost vehicles it is developing for Chinese consumers, which are due to hit dealerships in 2019.

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Brazil and Honduras sign agreement on UN Security Council

An agreement signed between Brazil and Honduras will allow the Brazilian government to apply for a seat on the United Nations Security Council for the 2022-2023 biennium.

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Brazil has greatly expanded its protected areas in the last two years

Brazil has recently created five new protected areas to strengthen conservation efforts in the country.

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NewSpace Start-Up Aims To Send First Brazilian Probe To Moon

NewSpace start-up ‘Airvantis’ is aiming for a 2021 launch of Brazil’s first lunar probe that would circle the Moon in a highly- elliptical orbit.

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Brazilian shoppers help buoy nascent recovery

The account manager at marketing agency Kerigma in São Paulo state says she has almost paid off the excessive credit card debt she accumulated during Brazil’s great recession of the past two years.

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How A Small Clinic Is Having A Big Impact On Healthcare In Brazil

Brazil's inability to provide some 150 million uninsured residents with access to healthcare has created a significant market opportunity for low-cost medical clinics like Dr. Consulta.

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Brazilian Israelis start NGO to help growing stream of newcomers

Amid growing immigration from Brazil to Israel, Brazilian Jews living in the Jewish state established an organization devoted to facilitating newcomers’ absorption.

Olim MeBrasil, or Immigrants from Brazil, was registered as a nongovernmental association in Israel on Tuesday.

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Can a new airship unlock the Amazon?

Standing in the middle of what used to be a sugar cane field four miles from the south Brazilian city of São Carlos is a huge arched hangar. Inside the purpose-built structure is an aviation first for Brazil – a new design that could change the way the country develops.

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner: Here's what separates successful leaders from managers

Since becoming CEO of LinkedIn in 2008, Jeff Weiner has grown quite the employee fan base.

As one of Glassdoor's highest-rated CEOS, Weiner apparently has what it takes to be a successful leader and he is sharing that knowledge with others.

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