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RIO DE JANEIRO—A bill that could end a special customs regime issued by Brazil's energy ministry relating to the import of equipment used in oil exploration, drilling and production is set for a congressional vote next week in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Repetro, officially called the Special Regime of ...
In partnership with the World Bank, the initiative has helped small producers to increase their businesses' sustainability and efficiency in over 78 municipalities in the state of Rio de Janeiro. A proportion of these farmers also produce organically, an agricultural sector that has been becoming more and more ...

The killings come nearly a month after President Michel Temer signed a decree giving the military vast powers to restore order in Rio de Janeiro State. It was the first time a Brazilian leader has used a constitutional provision that gives the military primary responsibility for security in a state since the return of ...
The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro held a graduation ceremony of 151 Rio de Janeiro state's security expenditures has seen huge increases in personnel expenses, while registering reductions in investment expenditures to near zero, photo by Fernando Vicente/IMPRENSA RJ. The majority of ...
46.245 (“Decree”), published in the Official Gazette of the State of Rio de Janeiro on February 20, 2018, regulates the implementation of arbitration to resolve ... Moreover, it establishes that Rio de Janeiro State Attorney's Office (PGE-RJ) is the responsible entity to register the institutional arbitration bodies, ...
A Brazilian police vehicle takes two people wounded by gunfire to Nova Iguacu General Hospital in Rio de Janeiro state. The hospital, one of the main trauma centers, in 2017 treated 687 people who had been shot, up from 475 the previous year. (Flavio Forner / For The Times) ...

Oil companies interested in Brazil's resurgent oil sector are watching moves by the state legislative body of Rio de Janeiro (Alerj) intended to water down the “Repetro” system of tax relief for oil sector investments, writes Gareth Chetwynd. The federal legislature recently extended application of the Repetro ...
Brazil's army is taking control of public security in the state of Rio de Janeiro as a wave of violence rattles the population and dominates media coverage ahead of this year's presidential election. President Michel Temer issued a decree Friday putting an army general in charge of Rio's security forces, ...
The Brazilian government has appointed an army general to oversee security in the state of Rio de Janeiro, in response to growing gang violence. President Michel Temer compared the violence to "a cancer" and said organised criminals had all but seized control of the state. Rio's governor issued an ...
GettyImages-871302186 (1) Soldiers take part in a joint operation with the civil and military police at the Complexo do Salgueiro favela in Sao Goncalo, a municipality located in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, on November 7, 2017. A local crime boss is reported to have kidnapped health workers and ...
Cable TV and internet operators should have physical stores or offices in the cities where they operate to serve consumers, reports O Globo. The obligation is part of a bill authored by MP Flavio Bolsonaro and voted by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Alerj). The law applies in ...
The magistrate ordered that the Securities Commission (CVM) and the Commercial Registry of the State of Rio de Janeiro (Jucerja) refrain from filing the minutes of the meeting, or, if already done so, that they be suspended, until further judicial order. On 7 February, a group of 35 shareholders, with a 34 ...
The State Law of Rio de Janeiro, Law No. 7,835, published in the local official gazette on January 10, 2018, imposes penalties for companies headquartered in the State of Rio de Janeiro which use/hire advertising considered to be misogynist, sexist or to stimulate violence against women, based on the ...
A baby was killed and 15 people were injured -- including more children -- after a car crashed into pedestrians along a beach walk in Brazil, according to media reports and local authorities. An 8-month-old baby was killed in the accident, according to Reuters and Brazilian TV network Globo, citing police.
If that forecast is confirmed, it will mark the first time since 2015 that the state of Rio de Janeiro has grown more than the national average. The oil activity is expected to generate nearly 9 billion BRL in revenue for the state's administration. Seven oil exploitation projects are planned for 2018 – twice as many ...
Following the lead established by the State of Rio de Janeiro with the publication of Law No. 7,753/2017, the. Legislative Chamber of the Federal District published Law No. 6,111/2018 (“ Law”) on February 6, following the Governor's sanction on February 2, requiring the implementation of Compliance ...
Cases have also been reported in Rio de Janeiro state and Federal district. Health officials have still found no evidence that Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are involved in the latest outbreak, which follows the pattern seen with a similar event that began in July of 2017 and resulted in 777 confirmed cases and ...

There were 4,974 people killed in Rio de Janeiro State, with a population of about 16.5 million, during the first nine months of this year, up 11% ...
There were 4,974 people killed in Rio de Janeiro State, with a population of about 16.5 million, during the first nine months of this year, up 11 ...
Washington Quaqua, president of the PT in the state of Rio de Janeiro, confirmed that Lula da Silva will tour all the regions of Rio de Janeiro, ...
More than one-fifth of Brazil's 2016 police killings occurred in the state of Rio de Janeiro, which hosted the Summer Olympics last year. Police ...
... (Reuters) - Petroleo Brasileiro is in talks with China National Petroleum Corp. to complete construction of a refinery in Rio de Janeiro state, ...
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014 file photo, retired Pentecostal Bishop Marcelo Crivella campaigns for the governorship of Rio de Janeiro state in ...
Implementation of the service tax on streaming companies should start in about 90 days in the capital of the state of Rio de Janeiro. The tax rate ...
The announcement came after Chico Alencar, Brazil's lower house member representing the state of Rio de Janeiro, declined to accept the ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Military Police of the State of Rio de Janeiro is developing a strategy to boost its presence on the social media ...
According to Lima, the Comando Vermelho was founded in 1979 in the now-defunct Ilha Grande prison off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state, ...
... religious intolerance in the State of Rio de Janeiro grew nearly 40% ... Council and the Dandara Award by Rio de Janeiro's State Assembly.
Ancelmo, the former first lady of Rio de Janeiro state, was also convicted of corruption this year and sentenced to 18 years' prison, which she is ...
... a daily event in some of the city's favelas, and are a major reason that the murder rate in the state of Rio de Janeiro last year was over 6,200.
... that had only a state inspection seal from Pernambuco, the authorities of the state of Rio de Janeiro duly confiscated and destroyed them.
... in the state of Rio de Janeiro to come up with coordinated initiatives to deal with problems simulated by the organizers of the training program ...
Rio de Janeiro's state legislature voted Friday to overturn a court ruling that had put its scandal-plagued speaker in jail while he awaits trial on ...
The latest officer to be killed in the state of Rio de Janeiro was Eleonardo da Silva, who ... Rio de Janeiro state is Brazil's premier tourist destination but has been ...
... supplied by the Brazilian Air Force – at the Brazilian Army's Agulhas Negras Military Academy in Resende, in the state of Rio de Janeiro.
... in Rio de Janeiro state, including two outbreaks in 2015 and 2016, led ... areas of the Rio de Janeiro state, where transmission of the disease ...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – For the past month more than 10,000 security agents have been operating in the state of Rio de Janeiro as part of ...
... Economic Cooperation and Development “is a little bit rushed,” Sergio Andre Rocha, professor of tax law in Rio de Janeiro State University, ...
A hidden natural paradise less than three hours away from the city of Rio de Janeiro, Sana is the scene of stunning waterfalls, trails and a ...
Maia said he will not run for president, opting instead to seek re-election as a lower house representative for the state of Rio de Janeiro.
Salaries are several months in arrears at Rio de Janeiro State University, which forced it to close for three months earlier this year. The state's ...
A police officer killed Saturday in Brazil's Rio de Janeiro state was the 100th slain there so far this year -- part of a grim surge in violent crime in ...
RIO DE JANEIRO | State of Rio de Janeiro has registered on Saturday the death of a 100th police officer since the beginning of the year, ...
CASIMIRO DE ABREU, Brazil (AP) - This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and said they were investigating several other possible cases.
CASIMIRO DE ABREU, Brazil (AP) - This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and said they were investigating several other possible cases.
This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and are investigating several other possible cases.
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After two confirmed cases of yellow fever in the State of Rio de Janeiro, the government has mobilized a massive state-wide vaccination program, however the availability at medical centers will be rationed initially, and ...
This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and are investigating several other possible cases.
This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and are investigating several other possible cases.
This small city in the state of Rio de Janeiro is on high alert after authorities confirmed the death of one man by yellow fever and are investigating several other possible cases.


 

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