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Chicago, (Reuters) - Brazil could eclipse the United States as the world's top exporter of corn within five years, ending decades of U.S. dominance over the ... That has led to a jump in Brazilian corn plantings as farmers scramble to boost soybean production to satisfy demand from China, Cordonnier said.
Sao Paulo -- As Brazil's auto sales recover from a deep slump, the market landscape has changed drastically. Asian automakers, especially South Korea' s Hyundai Motor, as well as Japan's Toyota Motor and Honda Motor have taken big bites out of a pie long dominated by European and U.S. players.
Spurred by Artur Avila's receipt of the prestigious Fields Medal in 2014, Brazil has been coming on strong in math. As Mathematics professor and Brazilian Mathematical Society (SBM) president, Paolo Piccione told Folha de S.Paulo, "The country has consolidated its position as a reference in mathematics ...
The result of a system vulnerable to frauds, 41% of the timber exploited in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso is in unauthorized areas. This is the conclusion of a study carried out by the Instituto Centro de Vida (ICV), which mapped the activity based on satellite images collected between August 2013 and ...
Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday (the 14th) that scenes of violence seen in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival "are inadmissible and unacceptable" and have "a major impact on the government". According to the Minister, the government ought to be announcing new measures for ...
The only reason the government isn't violating the golden rule is that, from 2016 onward, the federal government has been using funds from the Brazilian Development Bank (BNDES) in order to make up for the money being borrowed to pay for recurring expenditures - the government borrowed R$ 100 ...
Rats represented politicians and criticism was directed at crime, as well as at the deplorable situation of Brazil's health and education system and corruption. Rio's mayor, Marcelo Crivella (PRB), was targeted by Mangueira's parade, the day before. He has cut funds for samba schools and street parties.
Sao Paulo • One of Brazil's top newspapers, Folha de S. Paulo, has said it would stop publishing on its facebook page after the social network announced it would give personal content more visibility. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced the shift in the configuration of what the News Feed ...
In Brazil, migration scholars tend to focus on voluntary population movement: which prosperous Brazilian states are attracting new residents, and which are losing them. To date, there has been no attempt to compile and analyze comprehensive nationwide data about Brazilian citizens who move - or are ...
While states are still struggling to leave the recession behind, the reality of Brazil's least populous cities is rather different. The 812 residents who live in Serra da Saudade (260 kilometers away from state capital Belo Horizonte) are allowed to eat two free snacks per day at the city hall's cafeteria. "There's ...
One year after the Feminist movements took to the streets and occupied the Internet, and Brazilian funk singer Anitta challenged the aesthetic standards in a music video clip showing her in a bikini made of electrical tape as well as her cellulites, Brazilian men and women decided to display their bodies ...
Like many food writers I have my favorite source for suggestions. In my case, it is not the glossy food magazines or The New York Times or the Food Network. It is my neighbor Justin who mows my lawn in the summer and plows my driveway in the winter. Justin does not look like your prototypical food critic: ...

political movements that have emerged over the past months are seeking to renew the political landscape and launch at least 500 candidates for the October elections, joining different political parties to run for office. The estimate, which Folha made based on figures provided by the organizations in ...
Rio's carnival hots up as tourists flock to Brazil's party central ... Brazil's colourful carnival continued on Monday with more of Rio de Janeiro's celebrated samba schools parading through the specially-built Sambadrome. The venue is where each entry is judged on elements such as choreography, ...
... other goods sold on its Brazilian website. That would be the first step of its kind for Amazon in Latin America´s largest economy, where it currently relies on third parties to ship their own goods sold on its marketplace, and it underscores the seriousness of the e-commerce giant´s renewed push into Brazil.
"There is a lot of machismo in Brazil - so doing this for Carnival is really pressing," the 28-year-old project manager said. "We women spend much more time out in the streets, wearing less clothing - then this is their pretext for aggression." Borges created with four friends "No Means No" tattoos, and began ...
Founded in 1921 and owned since 1962 by the Frias family, whose origins trace back to Brazil's 19th-century colonial aristocracy, Folha de S. Paulo is generally seen as the most liberal of Brazil's center-right mainstream press, although still associated with Brazilian society's more conservative sectors.
The British newspaper "The Guardian" pointed out that Folha's decision of leaving facebook occurs at a time of growing concern regarding the spread of fake news during the election period in Brazil. ... Folha is the largest Brazilian newspaper in the social network website, it has 5.95 million followers.
Brazilian network Rede Globo's presenter, Luciano Huck, will make a decision regarding a possible Presidential candidacy after Carnival. That was the deadline agreed with his employer, which gave him an ultimatum on Wednesday (7), in order for him to decide whether he will be running for President or ...
Cucuta, Colombia: Colombia and Brazil tightened border controls with Venezuela on Thursday as both nations grapple with a mounting influx of hundreds of thousands of desperate migrants ... Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela's president, is expected to win re-election in April despite a five-year recession.
Brazil's biggest newspaper, the Folha de S Paulo, has announced that it will no longer publish content on its facebook page, accusing the social media ... Folha said its own research showed that shares, comments and likes for the 10 biggest Brazilian newspapers via Facebook fell 32% in the 12 months ...
Sao Paulo: An expected increase in ethanol demand in Brazil, boosted by the country's economic recovery and a new programme to raise biofuel use, will initially be met by fuel produced from corn, an industry official told Reuters on Thursday. Ricardo Tomczyk, who heads Brazil's newly created National ...
The climate and geography of Brazil bless the nation with favorable conditions for growing crops and many deposits of ores and minerals. Brazil is a commodities powerhouse. Both the currency, the real, and the Brazilian stock market are in many ways, a proxy for raw material prices. Therefore, the iShares ...
To reduce costs and modernize their structures, Brazilian companies have eliminated more than one million managing and supervision positions in the last ten years. The process gained momentum between 2015 and 2017, when the country faced its worst recession since the 1980s. government data ...
Owned by 43-year-old Brazilian-Palestinian Hasan Zarif, Al Janiah has grown from a 10-table dinette when it opened in 2016 to a two-story building with seating for 180 ... In 2017 it was selected by Brazil's most widely read newspaper, Folha de S. Paulo, as the best restaurant in the new "immigrant cuisine" category.
analysts had expected the companies to focus on forging a joint venture after an earlier Boeing bid to take control of Embraer, one of Brazil's most prominent manufacturers, drew swift opposition from Brazilian President Michel Temer. "All partnerships are welcome, what is not under consideration is ...
finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Friday that Brazil's economy is well on the road to recovery and that he will decide in April whether to run ... Brazil's Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles speaks during an event Caixa 2018 of Caixa Economica Federal bank in Brasilia, Brazil, February 1, 2018.
Sao Paulo: Boeing Co and Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA will create a third company to oversee a joint venture for commercial jets, Globo TV's top economic correspondent reported on Friday, without citing her sources. Miriam Leitao reported on her blog that Embraer had accepted Boeing's proposal ...
To celebrate World Wetlands day, WWF is highlighting its work in the Pantanal, the world's biggest wetland. This pristine environment in South America supports a rich variety of wildlife and plants, while its enormous water reserves are vital for the 8 million people who depend on the Pantanal's fresh water, ...
The movement has had greater strength in Northeastern Brazil - 17 cities in the state of Pernambuco alone have set up billboards, among them, a digital screen in the state capital, Recife. The advertisements have been paid for by right-wing groups who use online fundraisers and sell t-shirts and stickers in ...
Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) upheld a norm stipulated by the National Sanitary surveillance Agency (Anvisa) prohibiting flavored cigarettes from being sold throughout the country, on Thursday (the 1st). However, the court's ruling was not a binding decision, meaning the tobacco industry can still go to ...
Folha launched its revamped digital version on Thursday (1). The evolution of the platform is the first milestone to celebrate the newspaper's 97th anniversary this month. The changes are not only visual, but also technical. The site is now fully responsive, that is, it automatically adapts to the size of phone, ...
Sao Paulo -- Brazil's pre-salt oil reserves for the first time account for more than half of the country's production of oil equivalent, the National petroleum Agency said Wednesday. The agency said on its website that Brazil extracted 1.685 million barrels of oil from pre-salt reserves in December, which was ...
Pre-Carnival blocks are already parading the streets of Rio, but the city does not have a security plan yet. Less than two weeks before Carnival officially starts and amid a wave of violence in the city, municipal and state authorities have not published a plan to protect revelers in street carnival blocks.
Brazilian youngster Richarlison has become the Premier League's latest hot prospect for Watford this season and has attracted interest from some of the league's biggest clubs. manager Marco Silva has warned that the Hornets must 'take care' of the 20-year-old talent and help him deal with the mental ...
Employees of Embraer hold a banner that reads: "Embraer is ours. No to sale to Boeing" as they protest against the company sale to Boeing in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil, on Wednesday. -- Reuters. BRASILIA -- Boeing Co is working to overcome the Brazilian military's objections to its proposed tie-up ...
Former president Dilma Rousseff said Friday Brazil will be ungovernable if a court decision due next week blocks Luiz Inacio Lula de Silva from running in October polls, and upholds his corruption ... Lula's workers' Party (PT) expects to flood the southern Brazilian city with its supporters ahead of the ruling.
Chinese investment has poured into Brazil in recent years as the world`s most populous country looks to secure food for its citizens and other natural resources. The Brazilian government expects Chinese investment to continue increasing this year as asset prices remain low after the recession that ended ...
The Brazilian government holds a 'golden share' in Embraer giving it veto power over strategic decisions involving military programs and any change in its controlling interest. Boeing would be willing to preserve the government's golden share in Embraer, the people familiar with the matter said, but that ...
The Brazilian's brother and agent announced the player's decision on Tuesday, but Ronaldinho confirmed it in an Instagram post on Wednesday. The 37-year-old's last professional football match was in 2015 for Brazil's Fluminense. "After almost three decades dedicated to football, I say goodbye to my ...
Rio de Janeiro: In the middle of the street or a crowded mall, Brazilians hurl themselves to the ground as if struck by lightning, in scenes that are filmed and posted on the internet, where they are taking the crime-plagued country by storm. "What's that shot?" says a voice, accompanied by the sound of a ...
"Price action had been strong due to the strong demand for ethanol that has diverted some Brazil mill production away from Sugar." Lifting the tariff would mean "supply would be abundant," said Joe Recupero, vice president at R.J. O'Brien. In other markets, Arabica coffee for March delivery rose 2.2% to ...
He says he worked at a churrascaria in Brazil for about 10 years. "I take that experience and bring it to the United States," he says. "An [American-based Brazilian steak house chain] brought me here and I started sharing what I do with my friends. And they love it and I started to think, 'That's what I want to do ...
When Brazilian telecom operator Oi and its creditors reached an agreement to resolve Latin America's largest corporate debt default just before Christmas, it took many of those involved by surprise. After 18 months of boardroom intrigue - including death threats against Oi's former chief executive - Brazil's ...
She then moved into a house in Dublin 8 where she lived with Brazilian, Korean and French students and shared a room with three other people. ... "I had worked in a salon for six months before leaving Brazil and when I was at the hostel I realised I needed to make money so I posted on my facebook ...


 

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