"miscellaneous" Category
How Brazil can beat the odds and restore a huge swathe of the Amazon

Over the past few decades the international community has watched as the destruction of Earth's largest forest has intensified. Deforestation has been eating away at the Amazon's fringes, mainly for commercial cattle ranching and agricultural plantation.

Read Full Article
Bill requires Brazil to comply with UN Security Council sanctions

President Michel Temer signed a bill on Friday (15 June) that would require Brazil to comply with the sanctions imposed by United Nations Security Council resolutions, such as trade embargoes and designations of individuals or entities investigated or accused of terrorism or related acts, such as

Read Full Article
Jungmann: Unified system will help fight violence

With the model proposed by the Unified Public Security System (Susp), created by a law sanctioned by President Michel Temer on Monday (11 June), the Brazilian government can formulate integrated security policies in coordination with the states.

Read Full Article
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).

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article
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.

Read Full Article


Subscribe to RSS - Miscellaneous