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By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of work visas issued to foreigners in Brazil has tumbled 58 percent in the past five years, falling from 61,842 in 2013 to only 25,937 in 2017. Last...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Benefiting from strong numbers in the services and industry segments, the creation of jobs with formal contracts reached the highest level for the month of September in five years. According...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to just-released figures, Brazil’s unemployment rate for the three-month period of March to May 2018 stood at 12.7 percent, a nominal increase from the previous three-month period of December...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian industry production fell again in April after slightly recovering in March according to the National Confederation of Industry (CNI). A CNI survey released on Wednesday shows that both production...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The latest survey by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) shows that Brazil closed 2016 with 12.3 million unemployed people, the highest rate since the country entered, in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The latest national survey on unemployment (PNAD), released on Thursday, December 29th by the Brazilian Institute of Geography (IBGE), showed that for the three-month period that ended in November,...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, November 29th, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) released its latest national survey (PNAD), which showed that for the three-month period that ended in October, the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The unemployment rate for the six major metropolitan areas in Brazil in January was 7.6 percent, the highest for the month since 2009 according to the IBGE’s (Brazilian Statistics Bureau)...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Government sources report that the prisons managed by the Department of Penitentiary Administration, in partnership with the PRONATEC, will start the year with six new courses focusing on the job...

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