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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The finance minister of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, announced Wednesday, March 29th, measures that will allow the government to meet the primary result target for this year, which is a deficit...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government of Brazil invested over R$250 billion in the PAC (Growth Acceleration Program) in 2015, according to officials, the equivalent to 24.2 percent of the total to be...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, July 3rd, when a new public creche (nursery), originally promised in 2010, opened in the Rocinha favela community, Jornal do Brasil reported some 200,000 families applied for...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government, according to O Globo, is making preparations to implement the third stage of the growth acceleration program known as PAC (Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento). Set...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Ministry for Planning, Budget and Management has announced its draft budget for 2014, which previews a 6.64 percent increase in Brazil's minimum wage. This adjusts the salary to this...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has spent only 17.6 percent of the R$130.4 billion authorized for investments in the country in the federal budget this year, according to a report...
By Leo Byrne, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Following the success of the gondola system in the Complexo do Alemão in 2011, a new ‘Teleférico’ is set to begin testing next month on the Morro do Providência. The new...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s minister of planning, Miriam Belchior, said Monday, November 19th, that spending levels under the country’s massive Growth Acceleration Program (PAC) have set new records for investments. The minister conceded,...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Complexo da Penha in Rio de Janeiro’s Zona Norte (North Zone) is set to receive investments worth R$580 million (US$290 million) under the Brazilian government’s second Accelerated Growth Program (PAC...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Despite a raft of recent stimulus measures, data released last week showed Brazilian industry continuing to perform poorly over recent months, as it reacts to the crisis in Europe and lower global...
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