- Embraer S.A.: Material Fact
SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Oct. 24, 2016 -- Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&F BOVESPA: EMBR3) announces to its shareholders and the market that it has finalized definitive agreements (Final Agreements) with the U.S. ...
PR Newswire. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:10:00 EDT.
- Africa: Linking the SDG Agenda in Africa By Embracing the Fisheries Sector
[Monitor] The Rio +20 United Nations meeting on Sustainable Development which took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June 2012, focused on institutional framework for sustainable development.
All Africa. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:24:43 GMT.
- Op-Ed Contributor: Brazil’s Merchants of Death
A country that was once famous for its peacekeeping has become a deadly player in the global arms industry.
Robert Muggah and Nathan B. Thompson. New York Times. Sun, 23 Oct 2016 16:52:38 GMT.
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- Brazilian Development Bank president urges implementation of reforms proposed by government
Brazilian Development Bank President Maria Silvia Bastos Marques on Friday urged the implementation of the reforms proposed by President Michel Temer's government, some of which are quite controversial.
- Corrupt Brazilian senators aided by cops: police
Brasília (AFP) - The head of Brazil's Senate police service and three other officers were arrested Friday on charges of helping senators caught in corruption scandals to dodge investigators. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 13:59:54 -0400.
- Petrobras boss says oil firm can find its 'best days' again
Pedro Parente, chief executive of Petrobras, says the Brazilian oil giant will return to its best days in five years' time - once he implements new governance and business measures.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:28 GMT.
- Brazil charges BHP and Vale staff over mine collapse
Employees of Vale and BHP Billiton are among 21 people being charged with homicide over a 2015 Brazilian iron ore mine disaster.
BBC News. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:44:38 GMT.
- Don't Be Shocked If Brazil Inflation Fails To Deliver
Brazil's central bank cut interest rates for the first time in three years. Investors shouldn't be shocked if this is the last time in a while.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:48:00 -0400.
- Trilobites: Monkeys Can Make Stone Tools, but They Don’t Use Them
Researchers found capuchin monkeys in Brazil that bang stones together, producing flakes that look similar to early human tools.
James Gorman. New York Times. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:00:20 GMT.
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- Where Zika Struck Hardest, Brazil Moms Say More Help Needed
As the sun dyes the early morning sky a reddish hue, Angelica Pereira carries her 1-year-old daughter out of the tiny white house sitting on a dirt road where piles of garbage float in puddles. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:36:45 -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.
For more news and information about Brazil, visit this official
Brazilian government website
and the Brazilian Tourism portal.
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