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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil reported 53,453 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, the highest daily rate since mid-August, and 836 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, December 12th. The...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Paraguayan grain chambers are urging Brazilian authorities to cut through the bureaucracy, issue permits and bolster staff at customs offices along the border to allow the passage of the trucks. The head of Paraguay’s grain...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Until Brazil makes a political commitment to curb deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, the trade deal between the European Union and South America’s MERCOSUR trade bloc will not advance toward ratification in Europe, the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The State Police (PM) reported that it removed the two officers after footage was spread on social media on Friday, December 4th. The officer who pointed the gun at his colleague was arrested in the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Police on Friday, December 4th, arrested one of Brazil's top wildlife traffickers and rescued about 200 animals set for illegal sale, officials said. The Federal Police announced at a press conference that 14 arrest warrants...
by Rodrigo Almonacid RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) The coronavirus pandemic has swollen the unemployment rolls to record levels in Brazil, but take a moment to pity another kind of jobless worker: football coaches in the Brazilian top flight...
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...



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