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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:20:00 GMT
“There is simply no time to lose” to avert the loss of water supplies
The world must race to avert disastrous loss of water supplies, Brazil's President Michel Temer told a conference Monday, after the UN said some 5.7 billion people may run short of drinking water by 2050.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:16:00 GMT
Lula begins tour of south Brazil and meets Mujica, but it was a bad day for both leaders
Protesters interrupted the start on Monday of an election campaign tour by former Brazilian president Lula da Silva, who leads opinion polls but faces a lengthy jail sentence for corruption. Police had to intervene to separate ...

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:45:00 GMT
Brazil's giant meat packer JBS sells feed-lot assets in several US states
It took about eight months, but Brazil's giant meat packing industry JBS is finally free of its Five Rivers Cattle Feeding operations. The Greeley-based company in Colorado had planned since last June to sell its massive cattle...

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:41:00 GMT
If visiting Brazil get yellow fever shots, recommends CDC, outbreak has spread to urban areas
Travelers to Brazil are being warned to vaccinate themselves against yellow fever due to an outbreak of the disease in urban areas, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned in a press release on Friday.

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:30:00 GMT
Lula da Silva "ready" to go to jail and become Brazil's first political prisoner in 21st century
Former Brazilian President Lula da Silva launched a book Friday in which he says he is "ready" to go to jail and serve a 12-year and one-month sentence on a corruption charge conviction.

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