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- Military Intervention in Rio: Less Robberies, More Police Related Deaths
After almost four months of Brazilian federal intervention in public security, the main violence indicators remain at a standstill.
Published on 06/15/2018 - 12h13
- Government Resorts to Regulatory Agency in order to Change Timetable for Fuel Price Adjustments
The National Oil, Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) announced on Tuesday (the 5th), that it would hold a public hearing in order to discuss the frequency for fuel price adjustments throughout the country.
Published on 06/06/2018 - 13h08
- Ouro Preto, the Historical City most Visited in Brazil, is Preferred by São Paulo Residents
According to research from Datafolha, the city of Ouro Preto (Black Gold) in the State of Minas Gerais is the preferred historic city destination for 21% of the residents of the City of São Paulo.
Published on 05/29/2018 - 12h40
- 'Novinhas', Adolescent Girls Attend Funk Dance Parties after Class
Mogi das Cruzes is 62 kilometers outside of São Paulo and while the maximum may have been 13ºC on Saturday, May 19th, at night the "temperature" was still pretty high at the local bus terminal.
Published on 05/25/2018 - 12h31
- Former President Geisel Supported Executions during Dictatorship, According to CIA Document
A confidential document issued by the US Department of State reported that Ernesto Geisel, Brazil's president from 1974 to 1979, supported the extension of a policy that called for the "summary executions" of those considered enemies of the military dictatorship.
Published on 05/11/2018 - 12h09
- Gold Rush Leads Many to Conduct Illegal Mining Expedition in the Countryside of Bahia
A new gold rush has been underway. It is taking place in the rural area of Santa Luz, a municipality in the north of Bahia with a population of 38 thousand, 270 kilometers away from state capital Salvador. It all started back in February, having reached its apex in March. Things seem to have reached a saturation point in April.
Published on 04/23/2018 - 10h45
- Project for a Mega Hiking Trail in the Atlantic Forest Gains Traction
Public agencies, third-sector organizations and local communities are coming together to implement the Atlantic Forest Pathway Project (Caminhos da Mata Atlântica): a 3,000-kilometer hiking trail along the coasts of Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul.
Published on 04/23/2018 - 10h36
- According to the US, Brazil Will Have to Accept Quotas in Order to Avoid Steel Tariffs
In a meeting with the Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs Aloysio Nunes, the US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that the quickest way for Brazil to become permanently exempt from steel tariffs would be to agree to a voluntary restriction on exports and the establishment of quotas - an arrangement similar to the one the US reached with South Korea.
Published on 04/13/2018 - 11h03
- Brazil's Department of Federal Revenue Approves Land Border Duty Free Shops
Brazil's Department of Federal Revenue approved on Monday (the 19th) regulations that will allow for land border duty free shops, a decision that has already attracted the interest of several multinational companies.
Published on 03/21/2018 - 10h55
- Brazilian Team Finds Clue to Congenital Zika Syndrome
Soon after the Zika epidemic broke out in Brazil, Mayana Zatz - an acclaimed geneticist who, for the preceding four decades had been tracking rare genetic disorders that destroy muscles - received a surprise phone call from the scientific director of a research foundation in São Paulo.
Published on 02/28/2018 - 13h50