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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Some 18 million people, or 44.2% of the Argentine population live in poverty conditions, and indigence trapped 10.1%, during the third quarter of 2020, according to the Argentina Catholic University Social Debt Observatory. During the...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is not attending a meeting organized by the United Nations on Thursday and Friday to address the impact of Covid-19. A total of 90 presidents and heads of government are...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro records one of the highest cost per square meter m² in Latin America for upscale residential properties. In the capital of Rio de Janeiro, the average price per...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In recent weeks, images of Iranian-made military drones in Venezuela have emerged, as well as statements by the Caracas regime regarding its interest in acquiring ground-to-ground missiles with unspecified ranges, also of Persian origin....
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - São Paulo state retail trade should record 1% growth in sales compared to the same month last year, according to estimates by the Retail Trade Economic Research (PCCV), from the Federation of Trade Goods,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate confirmed yesterday the decision to release almost R$2 billion (US$400 million) to enable the purchase and final processing by Fiocruz (Oswaldo Cruz Foundation) of the vaccine against Covid-19 under development by Oxford...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Tannat cable system connecting Uruguay and Brazil by sea has now been officially extended to Argentina. The cable is co-owned by Uruguay’s state-run telco Antel and by Google. Active since 2018, the 2,000km...
By Marc Jones, Elizabeth Howcroft RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Financial markets’ euphoric reaction to the recent COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs and U.S. election results is pushing some currencies up so fast that rumblings have begun about a potential new FX...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Surge in Covid cases and deaths, shortage of beds, and overcrowded ICUs. The perfect storm has formed, under the final stage of quarantine relaxation, and on Wednesday the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), one of...



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