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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The number of active cell lines in Brazil fell by 5.38 percent in January, compared to the same month last year, according to the National Telecommunications Agency (ANATEL). Compared to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance minister of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, says country’s economy is showing signs of recovery and that the worst recession the country has faced in its history is over. Meirelles attributed...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday January 16th, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that it had reduced its forecast of Brazilian GDP growth from 1.5 percent to 0.2 percent in 2017. The estimate is...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian Industrial Production saw an accumulated reduction of 7.1 percent in the eleven months of 2016. The data is part of the Monthly Industrial Survey - Brazilian Physical Production...
Editorial, by Stone Korshak RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It has long been said that "Brazil is a country of the future... and always will be." However Rio de Janeiro has a much bigger image problem these days, and I'm...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Violent confrontations were once again seen on Tuesday after Brazil’s Senate approved a bill which will limit government’s spending for the next twenty years, by 53 votes against 16. Despite...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – In a unanimous decision, Brazilian Central Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) announced Wednesday, November 30th, it was reducing the country’s benchmark interest rate (Selic) for the second consecutive month, by...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to research conducted by FipeZAP Index, residential rental prices in Brazil continue to fall, registering a nominal decrease of -0.17 percent in October. This was the seventeenth month of...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to Jimmy Story, Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro, relations between the United States and Brazil should suffer no setbacks following the surprising U.S....
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 15th, the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board released its annual report indicating that Brazil is close to exiting from a deep recession that has gripped the...
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