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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles announced today that the federal government will make an agreement with the government of Rio de Janeiro for the state's fiscal recovery. Without detailing the specifics...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government in Brazil announced R$2.9 billion-worth in financial aid to Rio de Janeiro to help the state put on the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. According to officials...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Foreign Relations Minister for Brazil, Mauro Vieira, announced on Thursday that the Brazilian government would donate US$1.3 million for those afflicted by the conflicts in Syria. Minister Vieira is...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The +Unidos Group (or “Mais Unidos” meaning “more united”) is already known for its international development work with disadvantaged Brazilians, but the group will now be helping preserve biodiversity in...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff has called the recent G20 Summit in France a “relative success.” At a press conference in Cannes, she said, “It hasn’t been a complete...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last week we were so focused on getting the first Print edition out that we neglected to provide more coverage about the tragedy in Região Serrana, the mountainous region of the State of Rio...

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