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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Thirty-nine Brazilian companies were listed in The Best for the World 2021. The global ranking announced this week distinguishes B corporations with good practices in 5 categories: community, customers, environment, governance and employees -...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Economy Minister Paulo Guedes on Friday criticized Argentina's opposition to Brazil's separate trade agreements with other countries and alerted that there will be a "very serious" problem unless the neighboring government revises its stance...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia and Chile announced on Friday, May 7th, that a road map will be drawn up to rebuild the complex bilateral relationship without including the maritime issue, although the Government of Bolivian President Luis...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro carried out a cabinet reform that changes almost a quarter of his 22 ministries, including the strategic Defense portfolio in a government that wants to exhibit symbiosis with the Armed Forces. Under...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Vice-President Hamilton Mourão, on February 2nd, advocated a new development model for the Amazon. Early in the evening, Mourão joined a meeting of the Judiciary Environmental Observatory, promoted by the National Council of...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - (AFP) Deforestation in the Amazon destroyed an area bigger than Spain from 2000 to 2018, wiping out eight percent of the world's biggest rainforest, according to a study released Tuesday, December 7th. The Amazon plays...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil has been able to implement only one of the 163 recommendations made by foreign governments regarding its human rights policies at the United Nations, according to a report by twenty-one non-governmental organizations which make...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A scuffle between Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies and Senate may benefit the country’s environment norms. The bill, which would authorize the deforestation of over five million hectares of forest and...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is no secret that Brazil’s Amazon rainforest is one of the most exploited natural environments on the planet. Over 760,000 km2 (around nineteen percent) of its total area has already been lost...

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