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04/12/17 Brazilian state honors Alfred Frederick's contributions to education

Distinguished Service Professor Alfred Frederick of SUNY Oswego last month earned the title of Citizen of the State of Piauí, an award bestowed by the northeastern Brazilian state's Legislative Assembly for his more than 25 years...

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04/11/17 TRANCOSO: BRAZIL'S BEST HIDDEN BEACH TOWN

“Everyone sings really badly here,” says Bob Shevlin. “But it doesn’t matter – it’s an expression of soul.” It’s not easy in 2017 to find places that feel more magical than mass market. The originally hippie heavens of Goa,...

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04/11/17 Brazil resumes exporting meat to major markets

While the Brazil meat scandal is still on the radar, the drama surrounding arrests, bribery allegations, international food safety and tainted meat, which hit the press March 17, seems to be subsiding. A number of countries have...

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04/11/17 Brazilian foreign minister and OAS chief call for Venezuelan elections

Brazil's foreign minister and the head of the Organization of American States (OAS) called on Tuesday for elections to restore full democracy in Venezuela, following weekend protests after a political ban on a top opposition...

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04/10/17 Reinventing Brazil's economy

The finance minister and former president of the central bank of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, explains to John Authers what reforms are needed for the country to overcome its current crisis. Welcome from Sao Paulo in Brazil, where...

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04/10/17 Markets Spotlight: Brazil keeps hold of investors’ interest

Our round-up of the best comment and analysis from the Financial Times during the week focuses on the role of investor relations officers, evaluation of Bank of England’s Corporate Bond Purchase Scheme and investors sentiment...

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04/10/17 Brazil pilots Bitcoin solution for real estate registration

Ubitquity LLC recently launched to a pilot project in Brazil, recording real estate ownership on the Bitcoin blockchain. The Delaware-based startup runs a platform that secures the records using Colu's colored coins protocol. A...

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04/10/17 Brazil beef exports seen returning to normal

Brazil's beef exports should return to normal levels between April and May as the country's efforts to reverse import bans have started to bear fruit in the wake of a food safety scandal that surfaced last month, industry group...

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04/10/17 Marcos Pereira defends more Latin America trade

Increasing intraregional trade integration was one of the main topics addressed during the World Economic Forum for Latin America, held this Thursday (6 April) in Buenos Aires. Speaking during the event, also attended by...

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04/10/17 Brazil to waive 30 pct IPI tax on Colombian autos

Brazil has agreed to allow imports of Colombian vehicles and car parts without a 30 percent industrial products tax (IPI) as part of a bilateral auto pact under negotiation during Mercosur trade talks with Latin America's Pacific...

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04/06/17 2017 Brazil Summit

Organized for over a decade, the Brazil Summit is one of the most important events in the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce’s annual calendar. Government officials, business leaders, members of the international financial...

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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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