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10/11/18 UN praises Brazilian school meal experience as model for other countries

Brazilian experiences with school meals are a model for other countries. The assessment was made by Daniel Balaban, director of the United Nations Centre for Excellence on Hunger, during the "Dialogues on International...

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10/11/18 Brazil-US social security agreement comes into force

The more than 1.3 million Brazilians residing in the United States can already count the time worked in the United States when applying for age or disability retirement and bereavement benefits. The result of an international...

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10/11/18 Trump trade war delivers farm boom in Brazil, gloom in Iowa

LUÍS EDUARDO, Brazil/BOONE, Iowa (Reuters) - The Bella Vita luxury condominium tower rises 20 stories over the boomtown of Luís Eduardo Magalhães in northeastern Brazil. Its private movie theater and helipad are symbols of how...

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10/10/18 The World's Best Employers 2018: Alphabet Leads As U.S. Companies Dominate List

What makes Alphabet the best employer in the world? High ratings on working conditions and, most importantly, diversity. For the second year in a row, Alphabet has topped Forbes’ Global 2000 list of the World’s Best Employers....

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10/10/18 Brazil’s healthtech sector is new hot spot

Solving big problems for many people is the kind of opportunity that both entrepreneurs and investors love. Like recent Brazilian investment booms focused on fintech innovation and new on-demand business models, there’s been a...

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10/10/18 Growing demand for bioelectricity in the Brazilian energy matrix

From January to September 2018 biomass 20,488 GWh in the National Interconnected System (SIN), up 9% over the same period in 2017, according to a new survey conducted by the Sugarcane Industry Union (UNICA). Based on data from...

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10/09/18 Experts: How to Ride Both Sides of Brazil’s ‘Roller Coaster’ Economy

With the tumult engulfing Brazil’s recent political landscape, it might seem that investing there these days is only for the intrepid businessperson. Indeed, fortune could favor the bold in this situation, especially as the...

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10/09/18 IBM reiterates commitment to Brazil despite uncertainty

IBM has reinforced its commitment to Brazil despite the current economic, social and political disarray the country is currently experiencing - but the company wants to help shape policies to position the tech sector as a...

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10/05/18 One Money Manager Thinks Investors Are Too Pessimistic on China and Brazil

Emerging-market traders fretting about Brazil’s presidential elections or the escalating trade tensions between the U.S. and China need only look to Mexico to know things will probably turn out alright, according to Charlie...

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10/05/18 Amazon Is Working on Brazil Logistics Pilot Project

Amazon.com Inc. is working on a pilot logistics project in Brazil with Goldman Sachs-backed CargoX, a person familiar said. The e-commerce giant is partnering with the trucking start-up to use bulletproof trucks for the delivery...

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10/05/18 Brazil Is the Only Emerging Market You Should Own Right Now: Chart

While 2018 has so far been another stellar year for U.S. stocks, it's been a lot more lackluster for pretty much every other country on the planet. According to a recent research note from Baird, the U.S. accounts for 120% of the...

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10/04/18 Brazil's wind generation rises 8% in Sept

October 4 (Renewables Now) - Brazil's wind power output in September rose 7.7% year-on-year to 7,708 average megawatts (MWa), according to preliminary figures released by the Power Trading Chamber (CCEE).

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10/04/18 Brazil’s National Museum Launches Rebuilding Efforts with Temporary Exhibition of Surviving Collection

It’s been just over a month since an inferno blazed through Brazil’s 200-year-old National Museum, decimating the historic building and destroying the repository of South America’s cultural heritage housed within its walls....

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10/04/18 Brazilian Financial Markets Euphoric With Election Polls

The markets are beginning to consider a Bolsonaro win in the election's first round in their projections - and price assets accordingly. Trading desks showed their glee through Tuesday's closing numbers. The São Paulo Stock...

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10/03/18 Brazil-US social security agreement comes into force

Agreement allows time worked outside one’s country to be counted for purposes of retirement by age or disability and bereavement benefits. The more than 1.3 million Brazilians residing in the United States can already count the...

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10/02/18 Brazilian credit card processor Stone files for Nasdaq IPO

Brazilian credit card processor StoneCo Ltd filed on Monday for an initial public offering (IPO) on New York’s Nasdaq, as competition speeds up among payment companies in Brazil and the economy recovers from a harsh recession. In...

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10/02/18 Foreign tourist spending in Brazil up 6% in August

Spending by foreigners who visited Brazil in August reached US$ 482 million, up 6.02% when compared to the same month last year and making it the best result for the sector since April. The numbers were released on Monday (24...

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10/01/18 Nubank: Driving Financial Services Competition In Brazil

Brazilian fintech Nubank is pressing ahead with the expansion of its foothold in the local financial services landscape while helping to drive more sector competition and better deals for consumers. A lot has changed since the...

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10/01/18 ExxonMobil, Qatar Petroleum bag rights for Tita block offshore Brazil

ExxonMobil in consortium with Qatar Petroleum (QP) has been awarded hydrocarbon rights for the Tita block offshore Brazil by the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels (ANP). Your email address The Tita block,...

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10/01/18 Agribusiness GDP expected to grow by 1.7% in 2018

Esalq / USP's Center for Advanced Studies in Applied Economics (CEPEA), in partnership with CNA (Confederation of Agriculture and Livestock), has been re-estimated to 1.7% growth in GDP-volume of Brazilian agribusiness in 2018....

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