Tag: Brazil economy

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Credit Suisse projected a 1.5 percent contraction in Latin America's gross domestic product (GDP) in 2020 due to social distancing efforts to contain the coronavirus and the "rapid decline" in commodity prices. According to the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Tuesday the partial closure of the border between Brazil and Venezuela in Roraima. When granting a press interview at the entrance to the Alvorada Palace, the official residence of the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian retail trade has already felt the slump in sales due to the measures followed by the population to prevent the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, which include the reduced circulation of people...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of those infected with the coronavirus (Covid-19) in Brazil has climbed to 290, according to a report released by the Ministry of Health on Tuesday afternoon, March 17th. On Monday 16th, there...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The measure is included in a document from the Turin crisis management department. Doctors fear that patients will be abandoned by Health Services. The crisis management department in Turin, Italy, is studying a dramatic measure...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With everyone working from home, it was hard to meet in a studio, let alone at events. But as typical Brazilians, they did not give up. Seven managers succeeded in making money in these troubled...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, March 17th, the Ambev announced that it will produce 500,000 units of hand sanitizer to be distributed to public hospitals in the states of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and in...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro criticized Congress' interest in controlling some R$15 billion in the 2020 Budget and ordered the presidents of the Senate, Davi Alcolumbre, and the Chamber, Rodrigo Maia, to take to the streets. In...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In the wake of the current coronavirus pandemic, Giulio Gallera, Minister of Health of the northern Italian region of Lombardy, has announced his plan to recruit medical personnel from Cuba and Venezuela to the...



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