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By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One in every five Brazilian drivers admits to using a cell phone while driving. The survey, conducted by the Ministry of Health, interviewed over 52,000 people between February and December 2018. Despite awareness...
By Iolanda Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In addition to having killed off jobs, which led to an increase in the number of informal workers, the recession years have also eaten away at the income of workers in most...
Column By C.H. Gardiner RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A package of anti-crime laws proposed by the Jair Bolsonaro administration is facing significant changes by Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies. Lawmakers have said that there “is no climate” for some of the...
By Iolanda Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The "Time2 Travel" exchange agency, which ended its activities without offering any explanation to its clients, has now said it set up a containment team seeking to minimize losses and resume activities....
By Arkady Petrov RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Civic honesty is essential to social capital and economic development but is often in conflict with material self-interest. A study conducted in 40 countries computed a ratio based on the return of deliberately...
By Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - One of the sons of TV host Luciano Huck and Angélica suffered an accident while practicing wakeboard in the bay of Ilha Grande, in Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro, Saturday afternoon,...
By Richard Mann RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Intercept site released on Saturday, June 22nd, by newsletter, new excerpts of messages exchanged by the members of the Lava-Jato Task Force. According to the vehicle, the release is a response to...
By Iolanda Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -  Deputies are entitled to an average retirement pension of R$14,680.86 (US$3,670) while the average employee pension is R$8,602.42. Between 2010 and 2018, retirement payments for deputies and pensioners cost the public treasury approximately...
By Xiu Ying RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to government data, the Ministries of Education, Health and Economy account for 81.4 percent of the entire workforce of the country's Ministries. Of the 622,534 active civil servants, 507,106 are in...

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