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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The decision by Brazil’s President Michel Temer to call in the country’s Armed Forces to try to control the protest of more than 45,000 that gathered at Brasilia’s Esplanade of...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian industry production fell again in April after slightly recovering in March according to the National Confederation of Industry (CNI). A CNI survey released on Wednesday shows that both production...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On May 4th the neighborhood of Botafogo in Zona Sul (South Zone) saw the inauguration of Casarão 22, a new cultural center situated in Rua Farani. The venue aims to...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Late Tuesday, May 23rd, Rio's Clube de Regatas Flamengo and Spain's Real Madrid announced that they have reached an agreement to transfer the rights of Flamengo's 16-year-old forward, Vinícius Júnior,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brasilia’s Ministries Esplanade buildings greeted federal workers today (Wednesday, May 24th) with wooden panels protecting glass door entrances, to avoid possible invasions by demonstrators expected to gather in Brazil’s capital...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The balance of payments in Brazil closed positive in April, with current accounts totaling US$1.153 billion, the best result for the month since 2007. For the country’s Central Bank (CB)...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Home to the largest Japanese community outside of Japan, São Paulo’s Liberdade neighborhood is a city within a city. Lined with Japanese lanterns and specialty shops for Japanese food and...
Opinion By Jeb Blount RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a week of historic developments, Brazil’s giant Lava Jato, or “Car Wash” corruption probe edges closer to victory over the country’s corrosive and endemic graft and the impunity of its...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Executives from Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS told federal prosecutors that the company paid politicians like current Senate President, Eunicio Oliveira and former Foreign Relations Minister and current Senator Jose Serra,...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Police in Rio have been investigating the death of a German tourist since yesterday, Monday, May 22nd. According to the Barra da Tijuca battalion command, Christoph Josef was murdered by...
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