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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The French government on Thursday reiterated its commitment to cooperate with the 9 states of Brazil's Northeast region through an agreement established in 2019, which encouraged the investment of R$7 billion (about US$1.378 billion)...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On July 8, the flow of people at the B3 headquarters, Latin America's largest stock exchange, was a positive sign for Brazil's infrastructure sector. Entrepreneurs and investors flocked there, in downtown São Paulo, with...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Economy Minister Paulo Guedes on Thursday, June 17, mentioned traceability, sanitation and fighting waste as the main challenges Brazil will have to address to become the "breadbasket of the world" in the production and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With revenues of R$13.8 billion, the machinery and equipment sector posted growth of 18% in February compared to the same month in 2020, according to the balance released yesterday March 31st, by the Brazilian...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Only 38.2 percent of Brazilian municipalities have basic sanitation policies, which includes services of water supply, sewage management and rainwater management, according to data released by the Brazilian Institute...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The federal government of Brazil invested over R$250 billion in the PAC (Growth Acceleration Program) in 2015, according to officials, the equivalent to 24.2 percent of the total to be...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Of the more than fourteen million people living in urban areas in the semi-arid region of Brazil, nearly 71 percent, or ten million have no access to sewage systems and...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced a plan to invest R$13.5 billion in 310 different infrastructure projects, such as sewage systems and road paving. The investment will be part of the...
By Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Resident organizations in two of the city's largest favelas have formulated plans to sue the state government over the failed implementation of the original Program for Accelerated Growth (PAC 1)....

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