Tag: Brazil economy

By Xiu YingRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Alerj) approved, on Thursday, June 13th, a bill to regulate scooters and similar electric models, such as unicycles and electric bicycles. The...
By Newsfeed/XinhuaRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - At least seven people died and three others were missing after heavy rains pounded Recife, capital of Brazil's northeastern state of Pernambuco, firefighters said on Friday, June 14th.Five of the deaths were caused...
By Nikola Grace RadleyRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The right apps really can make our lives easier. We use them to order food, to navigate ourselves, and to find the cool events in the city, to name just a...
By Harold EmertRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rio entrepreneur Luiza Figueira de Mello, 42, founder of "R.evolution Club", a digital wellness platform, has ambitious plans: prove to all that they have the ability to change the reality they live...
By Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Friday morning, June 14th, that he will dismiss the president of the Brazilian Post and Telegraph Company (ECT, also known as Correios), General Juarez Aparecido de Paula...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This Saturday, June 15th, sees the return of one of Brazil’s musical greats, as Gilberto Gil plays a concert at the Vivo Rio arena in support of his 2018 album...
By Rachel Mucha, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A year has passed since the April 24th, 2018, assassination of 33-year old quilombola leader Nazildo dos Santos Brito, a resident of the Turé III community in the Acará District...
By Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Couples chose to buy online this year rather than in physical stores for Lover's Day (Dia dos Namorados) gifts. While sales increased by 24 percent in e-commerce compared to last year, there...
By Arkady PetrovRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Diplomat Nestor Forster was among those promoted to the highest career level, on a list signed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Itamaraty) on Wednesday, June 12th. The diplomat has been the...
By Richard MannRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Inflation has slowed for all social groups, especially for the lowest income bracket, the Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) reported yesterday, June 14th. According to the Ipea Indicator of Inflation by...
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