Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:34:00 GMT
Argentina and Brazil to expand development of mRNA COVID-19 vaccines
While the World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the approval process of the Russian-developed Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has chosen Argentina and Brazil to further manufactur...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:25:00 GMT
IMF's report on Brazil: performance better than expected; GDP projected to expand 5,3% this year
On September 10, 2021, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Brazil. Economic performance has been better than expected, in part due to the authorities’ force...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:01:00 GMT
Brazil increases Selic interest rate to 6,25%, the highest in two years
As expected the Brazilian central bank on Wednesday increased a whole percentage point of its basic Selic interest rate to 6,25%, the fifth in a row and the highest in two years. The Monetary Policy Committee, Copon unanimously...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:00:00 GMT
“Brazilian Army keeps out of politics, but beware of fake news on social media”
The Brazilian Army “continues strongly dedicated to comply with its constitutional missions”, said Commander General Paulo Sergio Nogueira in a message to the Force, and called on rank and file to be cautious about the info...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 08:10:00 GMT
Bolsonaro: “we fought the virus and unemployment simultaneously with the same responsibility”
President Jair Bolsonaro highlighted on Tuesday, in New York, Brazil's work on environmental preservation and the fight against climate change. He also emphasized that he always defended fighting the virus and unemployment sim...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:25:00 GMT
Bolsonaro banned from all NYC restaurants eats pizza in the streets ahead of UN's meeting
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was pictured Sunday evening eating pizza in the streets of New York City after not being allowed into any local restaurant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 09:10:00 GMT
Brazilian Justice calls on citizens to defend besieged democracy and freedom
The Brazilian president of the Electoral Superior Tribunal, (TSE), Luis Roberto Barroso said that populism, extremism and authoritarianism have democracy under attack in the world, and it is essential the participation of the w...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 08:55:00 GMT
Bradesco, one of Brazil's top leading banks is leaving Argentina
Bradesco, Brazil's second-largest private bank is ceasing operations in Argentina. Mainly a commercial bank that works with corporations and foreign trade, Bradesco joins a long list of companies that stopped making business in...

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 09:05:00 GMT
Brazilian President and British PM to meet privately in NYC before UN speech
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on Monday, in New York, before delivering the opening speech at the United Nations General Assembly, it was announced.

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 08:58:00 GMT
Paraguay River reported to be close to historic downspout levels
Paraguayan authorities have reported the Paraguay River is merely 9 centimeters from its all-time low as it dropped yet another 3 centimeters Friday in Asunción.