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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s industrial production rose in February in sixteen of the 26 sectors surveyed by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE), with an overall increase in industrial production...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Mines and Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said the government is considering allowing mining activity in restricted areas such as indigenous lands and Brazil’s border areas, currently restricted to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exactly one month after Brazil’s most deadly mining disasters, firefighters and volunteers still search for at least 131 people still missing under tons of mud left behind after a...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The city of Mariana (MG) will not withdraw the lawsuit filed in the United Kingdom for damages suffered as a result of the 2015 rupture of the dam in...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Environment Ministry (MMA) announced on Monday that it has asked Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA) to take all legal measures necessary to stop damages being caused...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian industrial production increased by 0.5 percent in September in relation to August, according to data from the IBGE (Brazilian Statistical Bureau). In comparison to September of 2015, the survey...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Monday, October 3rd, the day after Brazil’s municipal elections, the U.S. dollar fell to its lowest level since August earlier this year, closing at R$3.206/US$1, a decline of R$0.046...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil announced on Tuesday a plan for the recovery of the Rio Doce Basin, affected by the massive wave of toxic mud created when two dams...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – One of the largest mining companies in the world, Brazil’s Vale, has been accused of human rights violations and causing negative environmental impacts for profit by the NGO International Articulation...

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