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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A day after the women’s football (soccer) clubs kicked off the 2016 Rio Olympics, the football competition continued on Thursday, August 4th, with the men taking the pitch to begin...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In less than three weeks, the whole world will be watching as the opening ceremony kicks off the 2016 Olympic Games at Maracanã Stadium on August 5th. As one grand...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Representatives of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are meeting in Brasília this week to discuss issues related to their countries’ population and create a...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR, BRAZIL – An important year is ahead for Brazil as it steps further into international spotlight to host one of the biggest sports events on the globe. The FIFA Word Cup football (soccer) tournament...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Talks between the five leaders of the BRICS nations of developing economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa – have been dominated by discussions over medium-term investment in the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Five of the world’s biggest emerging economies, which together make up the BRICS group – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - have met in Durban, South Africa, to...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Figures from the Federação das Indústrias do Estado de São Paulo (Federation of Industries of the State of São Paulo, FIESP) - which provide a competitiveness index for the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exports from Brazil to countries in Africa have increased five percent year-on-year, totaling US$5.53 billion in the first half of 2012. The figures mean demand from Africa now outstrips...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil received a record number of foreign tourists in 2011, according to figures released by the Ministry of Tourism. The number of foreigners increased 5.3 percent to over 5.43...
By Ben Tavener, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is in Pretoria, South Africa, on her first visit to Africa to attend the 5th trilateral IBSA (India, Brazil, South Africa) Summit, before moving on to...
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