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05/02/17 Opposition to Brazilian beef imports grows

As the Brazilian beef scandal plays out, several U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill to impose a 120-day ban on imports of Brazilian beef, and some groups are pushing for a return of country-of-origin labeling of meat. The...

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05/02/17 Brazilian music

Music is arguably Brazil's most valued contribution to world culture. Brazilian songs like The girl from Ipanema and Aquarela do Brasil are among the most performed and recorded tunes of all times, the world over. What makes...

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05/02/17 Brazil’s President Temer Says Reforms Will Continue

Two days after one of the largest nationwide strikes Brazil has seen in decades, President Michel Temer, said that the demonstrations seen on Friday are typical of a democracy and that the country will continue to move forward...

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05/01/17 Tight Fuel Ethanol Supplies in Brazil Boost U.S. Exports

U.S. Fuel Ethanol exports are up sharply in the current marketing year, thanks in part to tighter fuel supplies in Brazil, which are resulting in higher U.S. imports. The change can be traced to an increase in the price of sugar...

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05/01/17 Temer inaugurates new Japanese culture project

Venue brings the two countries together through cultural awareness and new business opportunities. President Michel Temer inaugurated the Japan House São Paulo space this Sunday (30 April). The project is a global initiative by...

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05/01/17 U.S. soy exports big beneficiary of Brazil's price woes

The Brazilian farmer’s reluctance to sell newly harvested soybeans may have finally paid off for U.S. soybean merchants, who could be in for some better-than-expected export sales in the coming months. By the end of March,...

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04/28/17 Brazil minister backs tariff to curb U.S. ethanol imports

Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil's foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on Thursday, a move that could stir trade...

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04/28/17 Brazil Is Ready to Turn the Page on an Era of Recession and Graft

Once Dilma Rousseff was impeached last August, much of the world’s media turned its focus from Brazil toward other issues: Trump’s triumph, Brexit fallout, European elections, Putin’s plans, and North Korean threats. But this...

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04/28/17 Who Has Your Back in Brazil? Second Annual Report Shows Telecom Privacy Slowly Improving

Today InternetLab, Brazil’s leading digital rights organization, released their 2017 report on local telecommunications companies, and how they treat their customer's private information. Brazil’s “Quem defende seus dados?” (“Who...

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04/28/17 Congress Approves New Immigration Law

Brazil's congress has approved a new immigration law guaranteeing the same rights to foreign residents as to native-born Brazilians. The Migration Law was approved by the country's senate April 18 after having passed the lower...

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04/28/17 Como posso conseguir contatos de investidores para minha ideia?

Essa questão tem sido recorrente. Embora já tenha sido explorada em outros artigos de minha autoria, sempre surgem novas perguntas com pequenas diferenças de sintaxe e foco, mas todas convergem numa questão singularmente...

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04/27/17 How to build a startup inside a big company without getting swallowed up, from someone who did it

Building a startup inside a big traditional company can be a nightmare. There can be a way-things-are-done attitude that will kill experimentation and cause a fledgling effort to fail. But there are ways to succeed as Gabe...

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04/27/17 Brazilian students pay educational visit to Pontiac

Twelve students and three chaperones from Erechim, a Brazilian municipality with a population of around 100,000, have traveled to this part of the world to experience America and hear some of the thoughts and practices of local...

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04/26/17 Brazilian sugar exports to rise to record levels

Brazilian sugar production and exports will reach record levels this season, as mills increase the ration of cane diverted to sugar, rather than ethanol, in response to rising prices and a weak currency which incentivises exports...

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04/25/17 'A era da meia-entrada no Brasil acabou', diz secretário da Fazenda

Após o secretário de Assuntos Internacionais do Ministério da Fazenda, Marcello de Moura Estevão Filho, prever na manhã desta segunda-feira um cenário para a economia brasileira “bem mais claro” em 2017, o secretário de Política...

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04/25/17 Spain, Brazil Want EU-Mercosur Deal, Worry About Venezuela

The governments of Spain and Brazil on Monday reinforced their commitment to completing a trade pact between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur despite protectionist sentiments. On a two-day visit to Brazil...

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04/21/17 Brazil Emerges From Its Worst Recession, Says Finance Chief

Brazil’s economy will emerge from its worst recession on record in the first quarter of this year, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said in an interview with Bloomberg News and TV. Latin America’s largest economy is estimated...

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04/21/17 Brazil central bankers say lower interest rates to help recovery

Interest rate cuts should help Brazil's economy return to growth, central bank directors Carlos Viana and Tiago Berriel said on Thursday at different events in Washington according to a statement published by the central bank on...

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04/20/17 Brazil's Usiminas reverses loss as steelmaking revenues rise

Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais SA reversed a loss in the first quarter as early signs of a recovery in industrial output allowed Brazil's No. 1 listed flat steelmaker to hike prices for some products and increase sales...

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04/20/17 Brazilian Senate approves new Migration Law providing equal rights to foreigners

On Wednesday, the Senate approved the new Migration Law that guarantees the same rights for immigrants and native Brazilians. In addition to regulating the entry and exit of foreigners into the country, the text establishes...

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