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By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Several companies have reportedly pulled their sponsorship from an event honoring Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over his previous controversial comments about people from the LGBTQ community. NBC News reports Bain & Co., the...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The absolute hotel occupancy level went up in Q1 2019 by 12.2 percent to 63.9 percent. This was the best result for a Q1 in Rio since 2015, while the...
(Video: Brumadinho dam disaster occurred on January 25, 2019 - Dam owned by Vale) By Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minority shareholders of Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA succeeded in electing a representative to the board of directors at...
By Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two high-end smartphone handsets in Brazil, making its second attempt to penetrate the world's fourth-largest smartphone market, broadening its footprint in Latin America. "We are in...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Being a fresh gringo to Brazil has given many some insights on the cultural differences between Brazil, the U.S. and Europe. Here are some lessons many have learned during their time in...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Online sales in Brazil in the first quarter 2019 grew 14 percent and totaled R$17 billion (US$4.25 billion), according to data from Compre&Confie, a digital security company created by ClearSale. These...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The battle of Amazon retail giant for the .amazon domain on the internet has been going on for over seven years and is yet to end. Icann, the global organization for...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Wednesday night, eight burglars invaded an entire residential building in Jardins, a noble area of São Paulo, made the residents hostage and robbed the apartments. At least four apartments were invaded. The...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro signed this Thursday, April 25th, the decree revoking daylight saving time. The signing took place during a ceremony at the Palácio do Planalto. The President had already announced...

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