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04/05/17 Brazil lawmakers vote to regulate Uber, other apps

Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to give cities greater power to regulate ride-hailing app Uber and other transportation apps, paving the way for local governments to charge taxes, require insurance and pension...

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04/05/17 Brazil and Other Bright Spots in Latin America

The election of Donald Trump as president of the United States has caused Mexico some concern about its relationship with its neighbor to the north, particularly in the area of trade. President Trump’s stated objective to keep...

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04/05/17 Brazil home prices fall slightly in March, survey finds

Brazilian home prices fell for the first time in 13 months in March, signaling that demand for residential property remains weak as Latin America's largest economy struggles with a three-year recession and household indebtedness...

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04/04/17 Hub55 aims to lure Brazilian entrepreneurs to New Haven

The city has a new business hub designed to woo Brazilian entrepreneurs to build technology-driven companies here. Monday’s opening of Hub55 in the former New Haven Savings Bank Building at 195 Church St. was the culmination of...

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04/04/17 Google, Lemann Foundation Invest $6.4M to Deliver Lessons to Brazilian Teachers’ Phones

On March 22, Google and the Lemann Foundation, an education nonprofit in Brazil, announced plans for an initiative that will deliver digital lessons directly to the cellphones of elementary school teachers. The content will be...

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04/03/17 As melhores universidades do mundo em cada área; veja ranking

A consultoria Quacquarelli Symonds divulgou um estudo que avalia e classifica as melhores universidades do mundo em cada área de conhecimento. Chamado de QS World University Ranking by Subject, o ranking conta com 46 disciplinas...

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04/03/17 ‘The river is life’ - a photographer among the Arawete in Brazil

Alice Kohler is a Brazilian photographer who has visited over 20 countries during her career. In Brazil in particular she has travelled into some of the remotest parts of the Amazon basin and spent time with many of the country’s...

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04/03/17 Lenovo appoints new Brazil head

Chinese firm Lenovo has announced the appointment a new president for its operations in Brazil this week. Ricardo Bloj has taken over the role of president at the company, 14 months after joining Lenovo as chief operations...

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04/03/17 Renova may close sale of Brazilian wind complex on Monday

Renova Energia SA (BVMF:RNEW11) is expected to complete the sale of the 386-MW Alto Sertao II wind power complex in Brazil’s Bahia state as early as Monday, Reuters reports. AES Tiete Energia SA, a Brazilian unit of US power...

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03/31/17 BRAZIL SEEN PRODUCING A HUGE SOYBEAN CROP

Brazil could harvest 113.3 million tons of soybeans in the 2016/2017 season. According to the Rally da Safra, the main expedition to monitor the grain harvest in Brazil, this estimate is a result of favorable weather and an...

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03/31/17 Gezhouba plans to buy Brazilian utility

A China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd subsidiary plans to purchase a 100 percent stake of a Brazilian water supply company, in a bid to expand its investment in local public-private partnership projects and to improve its presence in the...

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03/30/17 Mercado mundial de serviços em nuvem pública crescerá 18% em 2017

O Gartner, instituto de consultoria na área de tecnologia, estima que o mercado mundial de serviços de Nuvem Pública crescerá 18% em 2017, chegando a US$ 246,8 bilhões, acima dos US$ 209,2 bilhões registrados em 2016. O maior...

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03/30/17 Brazil eyeing presidential visit to White House

Brazilian and U.S. officials are in talks about a White House visit by President Michel Temer to discuss bilateral trade and investment issues, two sources in Temer's office said on Wednesday. U.S. President Donald Trump invited...

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03/30/17 Brazil Group Maintains Beef Export Forecast Despite Scandal

Brazilian beef exporting group Abiec has kept its 2017 export projections unchanged at 1.5 million tons despite a sharp drop in March shipments caused by a federal police probe into alleged corruption and bribes targeting food-...

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03/29/17 Ibovespa ganha força e atinge a máxima do dia antes de anúncio do governo; dólar cai

Após uma abertura fraca, o Ibovespa ganhou forças no início da tarde desta quarta-feira (29) puxado pelos dados de estoque de petróleo nos EUA, que ficaram abaixo do esperado pelo mercado, e se descolando do cenário de tensão...

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03/29/17 EU and Brazilian researchers: Amazon River older than previously thought

The Amazon River contributes a fifth of the total fresh water supply to the global oceans and has the largest drainage basin of all rivers around the world. The history of the river and its basin has been hard to assess, but...

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03/28/17 Brazil's Caixa sees profit rising, no asset sales this year

Profit at Caixa Econômica Federal will rise this year as cost controls and stricter credit risk assessment allow Brazil's largest mortgage lender to scale down loan-loss provisions, Chief Executive Officer Gilberto Occhi said on...

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03/28/17 THE 25 BEST US CITIES TO SPEND A WEEKEND

Sometimes you just want to get away and explore a totally new city. And for that, we've got you covered. This year at Thrillist, we're rolling out massive, comprehensive travel guides to great American cities like NOLA, San Diego...

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03/28/17 Brazil Invites Turkish Investment As New Rounds Open In 2017 And 2018

Brazil has invited Turkish oil and gas companies to invest in the South American country’s energy sector revitalization process in 2017 and 2018, according to new reporting from Anadolu Agency. Milton Cosa Filho, of the Brazilian...

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03/28/17 Qatari Fund to Sell $900 Million Holding in Santander Brazil

Qatar Investment Authority, the Persian Gulf country’s sovereign wealth fund, is selling as much as $900 million-worth of shares in Banco Santander SA’s Brazilian unit, taking advantage of a more than 75 percent rally in the...

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