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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Despite the recent outbreak of violence reported in some of Rio de Janeiro’s favela communities, Brazil’s Federal Government on Sunday unveiled a tourism plan to attract more visitors to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian industries are asking the interim government of Michel Temer to bring back the fiscal reimbursement for exporters. According to industry leaders the devaluation of the US dollar against the...
By Jay Forte, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The land regularization program of the Government of Rio de Janeiro will be expanded within Rio de Janeiro state. The city of Petrópolis, in the Região Serrana (Mountain Region), will...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterSÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A rumor that the Bolsa Família anti-poverty program was set to close led to hundreds of thousands of families withdrawing the state benefit over the weekend. Caixa Econômica Federal, the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the FIFA Confederations Cup and World Youth Day (WYD 2013) set to arrive in Rio, the city has seen pacification operations in favelas at the base of Corcovado...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Ministry for Cities has announced it is launching an inquiry into accusations that former civil servants defrauded the government’s major public housing program, known as Minha Casa Minha...

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