- Brazil industrial production down 4.7 pc over 12 months
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's industrial production has dropped 4.7 percent over 12 months after slipping in March by 0.8 percent amid a sharp downturn in the world's seventh-largest economy, official figures showed Wednesday. ...
Yahoo. Wed, 06 May 2015 13:57:38 -0400.
- Probe into Brazil's former president
Brazilian prosecutors confirm a preliminary investigation into former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva over alleged influence peddling.
BBC News. Tue, 05 May 2015 11:53:55 GMT.
- Iba President Elizabeth de Carvalhaes to lead top global forest products industry forum
SAO PAULO, May 5, 2015 -- The President of the Brazilian Tree Industry (Iba) has been confirmed as the new president of the International Council of Forest and Paper Associations. ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 05 May 2015 10:41:00 EDT.
- Surge in Brazil dengue fever cases
Brazil registers nearly 746,000 cases of the mosquito-borne disease dengue fever with nine states experiencing an epidemic, officials say.
BBC News. Tue, 05 May 2015 09:49:48 GMT.
- As Petrobras Cuts Back, Brazil Turns To U.S. For Atlantic Drilling Help
Brazil's Energy Minister heads to Houston to find new partners for Petrobras.
By Kenneth Rapoza. Forbes. Sun, 3 May 2015 13:16:00 GMT.
- Report of an Inquiry Into a Former President Rattles Brazil
Brazil’s political establishment was shaken on Friday after federal prosecutors opened an investigation into Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
Simon Romero. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 02 May 2015 01:17:19 GMT.
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- Contributing Op-Ed Writer: 10 Days of Dengue Fever
The disease is nothing new to those of us here in Brazil, but now it seems to be getting worse.
Vanessa Barbara. International Herald Tribune. Fri, 01 May 2015 10:10:54 GMT.
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- Brazil's president urges stricter rules on outsourcing
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Thursday called for greater regulation on outsourcing, saying a bill that would relax current restrictions on outsourcing should not lead to job insecurity.
- Brazilian teachers clash with police, over 200 hurt
Brazilian riot police fired smoke bombs and rubber bullets April 29 at striking teachers protesting a new law that will withhold more money from their salaries towards retirement.
Hurriyet. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 09:28:00 +0200.
- Envoy: Russians Preparing for Kim Jong Un Visit
A Russian diplomat in Pyongyang has confirmed that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un accepted Moscow’s invitation to Russia’s Victory Day, the Brazilian ambassador to Pyongyang said. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:06:36 -0400.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.
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