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Genetically modified mosquitoes breed in Brazil

After a field experiment between 2013 and 2015, genetically modified mosquitoes are breeding in Brazil. According to the researchers' original plan, all released mosquitoes and their offspri...

Genetically modified mosquitoes breed in Brazil

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Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Are Breeding in Brazil, Despite Biotech Firm's Assurances to the Contrary An experimental trial to reduce the number of mosquitoes in a Brazilian town by releasing genetically modified mosquitoes has not gone as planned. Tr...
06:16, 09/17/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produc...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Genetically enhanced fungus kills mosquitoes with spider venom A new weapon in the war against malaria-carrying mosquitoes has arrived just in time for summer. Researchers from the University of Maryland and the ...
19:00, 06/11/2019

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his ho...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Albino lizards are the world’s first genetically modified reptiles CRISPR gene editing has been used to create genetically modified reptiles for the first time. The breakthrough could help us study certain eye disord...
20:32, 04/28/2019

U.S. to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Tr...
17:48, 06/07/2019

Why genetically modified 'golden rice' failed to conquer the world 20 years ago, genetically engineered rice with its increased nutritional content seemed a sure-fire win – but that reckoned without implacable critic...
15:00, 08/08/2019

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fis...
17:48, 06/21/2019

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotech...
04:00, 06/12/2019

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.  &...
18:32, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotech...
05:00, 06/12/2019

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is ...
00:00, 05/22/2019

The New Tamagotchi Can Marry and Breed Twenty-two years after its initial release, and several years after countless revivals and re-releases, Tamagotchis have returned yet again with some...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Golf’s New Breed Tries to Speed Things Up PGA Tour executives have long resisted singling out anyone for taking a long time to hit a shot. So some of the top young players are applying peer p...
13:00, 08/15/2019

Pacquiao continues to show the new breed how it’s done Manny Pacquiao became the WBA welterweight champion with an impressive 12-round decision over Keith Thurman in Las Vegas, writes Sean Nam The post Pa...
19:32, 07/22/2019

Why Mosquitoes Like You So Much Mosquitoes love some of us more than others. I figure I’m one of the more appetizing humans; I get a lot of bites if I’m not wearing bug spray, and w...
01:00, 06/27/2019

What does it mean to be genetically jewish? DNA tests have been used in Israel to verify a person’s Jewishness. This brings a bigger question: what does it mean to be genetically Jewish? And ca...
07:48, 06/13/2019

White stork pair could become first to breed in wild in UK for centuries Birds brooding three eggs due to hatch in June are part of a rewilding projectWhite storks nesting on top of an ancient oak tree could become the fir...
22:48, 05/22/2019

Men behaving badly: why cinema's great hellraisers were a breed apart Rip Torn belonged to a high-spirited tradition that was fuelled by too much booze and testosterone. Like it or not, we may never see their like again...
18:32, 07/11/2019

We could breed climate-friendly cows that belch less methane Livestock are responsible for 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions but it turns out that we could breed cows with gut bacteria that produ...
20:16, 07/03/2019

'Ford v Ferrari' actors say race car drivers a special breed Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making "Ford v Ferrari", based on the true story of t...
06:16, 09/10/2019

The surprising reason why mosquitoes are attracted to you While mosquitoes can only effectively see victims for 15-20 feet, they can find us more than 100 feet away by detecting something we emit.  ...
19:00, 08/08/2019

Sherpas genetically predisposed to living at altitude Sherpas like Tenzing Norgay, who along with Edmund Hillary, first conquered Everest, have inherited genes from a long-extinct human sub-species that ...
07:00, 05/02/2019

Madrasas Don't "Breed" People Like Godse, Pragya Thakur: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has stirred a new controversy by saying madrasas "do not produce people like Nathuram Godse or Pragya Singh Thakur",...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Go away! Here's how to stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer As temperatures rise, so do mosquito populations. Here's how to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes this summer.       &#...
16:00, 05/24/2019

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseas...
10:00, 08/17/2019

Why haven’t genetically engineered crops made food better? Enlarge / Normal rice (bottom), the first version of golden rice (right), and the current strain (left). (credit: Environmental Health Perspectives/N...
19:32, 06/04/2019

These Old Lion-Peugeot Grand Prix Cars are a Great Example of How Rules Can Breed Madness Racing is sort of like an evolutionary crucible for cars. The specific challenges and criteria of a given type of racing will invariably breed cars u...
02:16, 06/26/2019

'Ford v Ferrari' actors Damon, Bale say race car drivers a special breed The movie, shown at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday, chronicles Ford Motor Co.'s bid to build a race car to beat Ferrari at Le Mans, a race it do...
19:17, 09/10/2019

San Francisco Mayor London Breed answers rising homelessness with new housing efforts The city of San Francisco has announced a new initiative to fight homelessness after a new report showed the population of those living without perma...
21:32, 05/17/2019

What to know about modified radical mastectomy A modified radical mastectomy is a less intensive surgery to treat breast cancer than a radical mastectomy. Here, we give an overview, including what...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Winterlike weather pattern to grip Northeast, breed snow in spots through early week The same storm system that brought several rounds of severe weather and flooding rainfall to the south-central United States last week will bring coo...
07:16, 05/13/2019

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A...
03:48, 08/28/2019

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our...
03:00, 08/04/2019

Brain-swelling virus found in Florida mosquitoes Mosquitoes are a summertime pest that most of us have just learned to deal with. You can treat your lawn and use bug spray, but they’re still g...
23:16, 07/29/2019

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Google's Plan To Rid World Of Mosquitoes Involves Breeding More Of Them Hundreds of millions of people fall sick each year due to diseases such as malaria, dengue, yellow fever, and chikungunya - all carried by mosquitoes...
21:32, 04/28/2019

Crusader armies were remarkably genetically diverse, study finds DNA research adds to evidence soldiers heading east struck up relationships with localsCrusader armies were made up of people from remarkably genetic...
16:32, 05/01/2019

This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and cure rare diseases United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt is a trailblazer in drug development for rare diseases. She is now developing technology to tackle the orga...
16:16, 06/27/2019

Make Life Difficult For Mosquitoes With This Discounted Insect Repellent Bugs and mosquitoes are undefeated in the summer, but you can at least make yourself a difficult target with this discounted OFF! Deep Woods value pa...
22:16, 06/27/2019

‘We’ve had zero mosquitoes’: City talks mosquito surveys, problem pests At the City of Regina's first 'City Buzz' event of the year, they highlighted early mosquito findings (and the dangers of bringing firewood in from o...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Woman charged with shooting at plane that was spraying for mosquitoes in Louisiana A cell phone video showed the aircraft after Stacy Nguyen Rodgers allegedly fired at it. The aircraft was not hit, authorities say.   ...
04:32, 08/08/2019

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than...
19:16, 08/20/2019

Scientists release sterile mosquitoes in Burkina to fight malaria Scientists in Burkina Faso have deployed a new weapon in the fight against malaria, and waded into a thorny bioethics debate, by letting loose thousa...
18:48, 09/18/2019

Mosquitoes set for a comeback: City’s bug boss predicting bloodsucker boom This summer has been – so far – largely mosquito-free, but the city's bug boss says that blissful skeeter-free season might be about to take a turn f...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Bentley Continental GT Gets Modified Into A Tank In Russia Russian car builders, AcademeG, have converted a Bentley Continental GT into an Ultratank by replacing the wheels with a custom set of heavy duty tra...
20:16, 05/14/2019

Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially fatal EEE virus “Using repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and minimizing outdoor time from dusk to dawn -- peak biting times for many mosquitoes – are all ex...
08:32, 08/17/2019

Plan to kill off mosquitoes backfires, spawning mutant hybrid insects Life has found a way. In what sounds like the plot to a Syfy channel original movie, a plan to curb a mosquito population has backfired spectacularly...
19:16, 09/17/2019

U.S. Mosquitoes Are Laying 'Time Capsule' Eggs That Can Outlast Colder Winters Mosquitoes didn’t become the most prolific animal killer of humanity by being lazy. A new study this week suggests that a common disease-causing spec...
23:48, 08/22/2019

Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole Even though it looked like a rifle, the gun used in the Dayton shooting was likely classified as a pistol – legally skirting laws regarding sho...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal ...
03:00, 08/16/2019

The 'Funnies' Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies on D-Day Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the b...
02:16, 06/07/2019

Researchers are performing integer factorization using modified MRAM Ease of scaling could make probabilistic computing competitive with current-day quantum computers, though limitations of the design prompt researcher...
23:17, 09/18/2019

WeWork loan modified to reduce lender risk ahead of IPO NEW YORK, Sept 13 (LPC) - The US$6bn of senior secured credit facilities for WeWork that are contingent on the office sharing startup pushing through...
11:32, 09/14/2019

I Helped a Michigan Man Fix His Late Father's Highly-Modified Pontiac Fiero and My God Does it Rip When a reader named Dan emailed me in February asking for help getting his late father’s prized small block Chevy-swapped Pontiac Fiero back up and r...
20:16, 06/23/2019

Gene-modified viruses rescue patient from drug-resistant 'superbug' Doctors normally resort to bacteriophages (bacteria-killing viruses) to kill antibiotic-resistant "superbugs" only when they've run out of optio...
18:00, 05/12/2019

A Michigan Man is Fixing His Late Father's Highly-Modified Pontiac Fiero and I'm Going to Help Him A reader named Dan reached out to me recently asking if I could help him get his late father’s V8 Pontiac Fiero back on the road. I said sure, and dr...
01:00, 05/12/2019

Toyota Brought the Most Iconic Modified Supras to Celebrate the 2020 Supra in Japan Toyota is fully aware of how big of a deal the new Supra is, with fans have waited over two decades for the new A90. But the car is built in Austra a...
19:00, 06/10/2019

Virgin Orbit Carries Out Its First Successful Rocket Drop Test From Modified Boeing 747 Virgin Orbit, the sister company of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, nailed its first-ever drop test on Wednesday using a dummy LauncherOne rock...
14:32, 07/11/2019

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more cl...
01:48, 08/14/2019

Researchers break iPhone’s FaceID by putting modified glasses on unconscious people Security researchers have cracked Apple’s FaceID biometric system yet again. But there’s an unusual caveat to this trick: to successfully unlock an i...
14:32, 08/09/2019

To be 'best of breed,' the Army needs cloud computing, says Army secretary To win against adversaries such as China and Russia, the Army can't just be better than a single competitor, it needs to be the best overall, and tha...
11:16, 08/21/2019

Brazil police again arrest Eike Batista, once Brazil's richest man Police in Brazil on Thursday arrested Eike Batista, the charismatic mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, on suspicion of money l...
15:32, 08/08/2019

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under Preside...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Brazil Says Amazonian Development Will Help It Brazil’s environment minister said economic development in the Amazon is the best way to protect the rain forest, accusing foreigners and his leftist...
08:32, 09/07/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just...
22:00, 07/02/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explai...
01:32, 06/12/2019

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players ove...
13:48, 06/07/2019

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market...
01:32, 08/13/2019

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel ...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bu...
03:32, 07/19/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in ...
12:32, 05/15/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished ...
01:32, 06/19/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scalin...
23:16, 08/27/2019

Where is the Amazon Rainforest Vanishing? Not Just in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
20:16, 08/31/2019

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristi...
08:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest...
07:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest f...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil's Golden Generation Won Nothing But Changed Everything Heading into this tournament, one of the few things that felt certain was that this was to be the last hurrah at a World Cup for Brazil’s feared four...
18:32, 06/24/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their pr...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil’s capital and then ...
23:32, 05/20/2019

Trump says he wants a trade deal with Brazil U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he wants to pursue a trade agreement with Brazil, opening the door to a possible resolution over an ongoi...
16:16, 07/30/2019

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournamen...
13:00, 06/14/2019

Blasts Probed in Brazil Dam Burst Brazil’s chief police officer looking into the collapse of Vale’s dam in January said he was investigating whether detonations carried out by the min...
07:00, 06/26/2019

BP says biofuel to add to rather than replace gasoline in Brazil BP does not expect supply from additional biofuel capacity in Brazil - where it is combining its unit with U.S. grain trader Bunge's - to replace die...
17:32, 07/22/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplo...
23:16, 07/12/2019

11 dead after hospital fire in Brazil A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital left at least 11 people dead and dozens of patients lying on stretchers outside the facility overnight, emergency...
19:02, 09/14/2019

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as t...
01:32, 08/13/2019

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without...
07:48, 08/23/2019

| Neymar set to return for Brazil v Colombia Brazil coach Tite said Neymar will make a long-awaited return from injury when the South American champions take on Colombia in a friendly in Miami t...
02:32, 09/06/2019

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as ...
00:16, 08/21/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Pompeo: US-Brazil have entered a new important era Secretary of State Pompeo met with his visiting Brazilian counterpart Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at the State Department Friday. The two made st...
21:01, 09/13/2019

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team...
01:48, 09/10/2019

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative pr...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football feder...
18:32, 05/28/2019

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental age...
05:48, 08/22/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
19:00, 04/28/2019

How Brazil Could Tame Taxes Without Cutting Them Brazil is known for its complex business environment, and its byzantine tax system is a big reason why. According to the World Bank’s Doing Business ...
10:32, 09/19/2019

Against the current: Brazil's dangerous militias The criminal "militias" in Brazil are mostly made up of police officers who commit violent crimes and go unpunished in those areas which have been gi...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina c...
09:48, 06/30/2019

Until 2012 You Could Watch Netflix On A PS2 In Brazil Netflix on consoles was a much different experience a decade ago. Today users just download an app, login and start watching some TV or movies. But b...
00:16, 08/18/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safe...
03:48, 05/20/2019

Galp says Brazil oil rounds getting expensive, will be cautious Portugal's Galp Energia , whose cherry-picking in Brazilian oil licensing auctions since the mid-2000s has left it with one of the most enviable port...
21:48, 07/29/2019

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the r...
22:16, 06/02/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, accor...
07:48, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was...
20:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies ...
04:00, 06/08/2019

Nestle to invest almost $250 million in Brazil over the next three years Nestle SA said on Wednesday it will invest 1 billion reais (about $250 million) in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years to introduce n...
19:48, 08/21/2019

Poop Less For A Cleaner Planet, Says Brazil's President Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Friday that people "poop every other day" as a way to save the environment, after he came under fire for...
01:00, 08/10/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a sur...
13:00, 06/19/2019

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 peopl...
23:00, 08/19/2019

Brazil's Patria to inject $126 mln into gym operator Smartfit Brazilian private equity firm Patria Investimentos will inject roughly 500 million reais ($126 million) into Smartfit Escola de Ginastica e Danca SA ...
15:48, 05/31/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, ad...
21:16, 06/04/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
22:48, 05/17/2019

Firms slow to upgrade SAP products in Brazil Local organizations are waiting for incentives to update or quietly betting on an extension to the support deadline for old products, according to a ...
20:16, 08/27/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar s...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo ...
16:01, 08/12/2019

Brazil prison riot leaves at least 50 dead Fighting broke out between rival gangs in the morning at a small penitentiary in the northern Brazilian state of Para. Prison officials said at least...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, ad...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the comp...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the...
18:16, 05/19/2019

Gang Fight Kills 57 in Brazil, 16 Beheaded A gang fight in a prison in Brazil’s Para state left at least 57 dead, many by decapitation or asphyxiation, adding to a string of gruesome clashes i...
11:16, 07/30/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my per...
16:48, 08/27/2019

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The ...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Brazil Says It Will Reject $22 Million in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that President Emmanuel Macron’s real motive behind the offer, made at the Group of 7 summit, was to shield France...
15:48, 08/27/2019

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Mon...
05:16, 06/14/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
02:16, 05/23/2019

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil Following Deadly Prison Clash Authorities have not yet revealed the exact motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates...
03:16, 08/01/2019

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were kil...
11:32, 08/01/2019

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean ...
23:16, 06/13/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fr...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
14:48, 05/27/2019

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielni...
19:48, 06/13/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery a...
19:16, 05/27/2019

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the count...
23:32, 08/05/2019

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competi...
00:32, 05/26/2019

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset ...
12:48, 06/13/2019

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France sayi...
16:16, 08/23/2019

Nokia says Brazil 5G auction may be world's biggest yet Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj expects Brazil to host the world's biggest-ever single auction for fifth-generation (5G) spectrum next yea...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
00:32, 05/23/2019

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack ...
13:48, 06/15/2019

Trump says he will seek U.S. trade accord with Brazil President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will pursue a U.S. trade agreement with Brazil, suggesting a friendly relationship with President Jair Bols...
20:48, 07/30/2019

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Braz...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @Nic...
15:32, 06/09/2019

Why Brazil has been so prone to deadly prison riots Monday’s prison riot in Brazil that killed at least 57 people was only the latest spasm of horrific violence there, and experts fear it is part of a ...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
10:48, 07/31/2019

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's se...
14:32, 05/28/2019

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the an...
04:16, 06/11/2019

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, pr...
01:32, 08/08/2019

Brazil: Amazon deforestation rises rapidly A government institute at loggerheads with Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has called the massive increase a "major setback." The right-wing admini...
14:32, 08/07/2019

Has Brazil opened a window, or door to opportunity? Success for pensions reform in the Congress – the long-held litmus test of Brazilian recovery – has buoyed asset prices and led to a flurry of activi...
16:16, 07/31/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far...
13:32, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Ambev misses profit estimates in Q1 Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA reported a 6.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit but missed market expectations as a double-digit increase i...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting th...
14:48, 08/30/2019

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal be...
01:00, 07/03/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and sc...
11:32, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week,...
02:48, 07/21/2019

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
21:16, 07/22/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son U.S. ambassador post Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family...
03:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil's BRF posts third consecutive quarterly loss Brazilian food processor BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, said it lost money for the third consecutive quarter as the company grapples w...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Brazil's 17-game unbeaten run ended by Peru "A late goal from Luis Abram gave Peru a 1-0 win over Brazil in Los Angeles on Tuesday and handed the five-time world champions their first defeat in...
10:48, 09/11/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro says “99% chance” Rio will host Formula 1 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a “99% chance” Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One’s Brazil...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half...
12:32, 07/03/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the f...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Facebook Said It Aced Brazil Elections. But There Were Doubts. An internal analysis showed that Facebook fell short in its battle against suspicious behavior and misinformation on its site in the run-up to Brazil...
15:48, 08/30/2019

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Braz...
07:02, 09/12/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
15:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil confirms will buy 28 KC-390 transport planes from Embraer Brazil's government confirmed on Tuesday that the Brazilian Air Force will buy 28 KC-390 military cargo aircraft from planemaker Embraer, the first o...
00:32, 09/04/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is “wrecking” environme...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted net income of 477 million reais in the first quarter, up 93 percent from year ...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América a...
20:16, 06/28/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
03:00, 06/28/2019

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either s...
00:16, 06/28/2019

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise a...
03:16, 06/27/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss...
12:32, 05/05/2019

Brazil’s president: Rio to host Formula One again in 2020 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president says Rio de Janeiro will host the country’s Formula One race in 2020, once the city’s new ...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Ar...
04:00, 07/02/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for t...
23:16, 05/03/2019

Tatum out vs. Brazil; Walker probable with illness Jayson Tatum practiced but will miss a third consecutive World Cup game when Team USA faces Brazil in Monday's final second-round game. Kemba Walker,...
06:48, 09/09/2019

U.S. beats Brazil to reach World Cup quarters Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on Monday in t...
21:32, 09/09/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environme...
03:00, 05/09/2019

President Says His Phones Were Among Hundreds Hacked in Brazil The hacking scheme has called into question the fairness of high-profile prosecutions in the wide-ranging corruption investigation known as Car Wash....
02:48, 07/26/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The govern...
02:16, 05/16/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
00:32, 05/01/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in Augus...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank raises $400 mln in round led by TCV Brazilian financial startup Nubank raised $400 million in a new financing round led by U.S. investment firm TCV, Nubank said in a statement on Friday...
22:00, 07/26/2019

Brazil's Braskem says it has not identified causes of Alagoas damage Brazil petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Monday that investigators it had hired had not yet determined what caused property damage near its m...
06:16, 09/17/2019

APNewsBreak: Walmart to pay $138M over Brazil corruption ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Walmart has agreed to pay a $138 million criminal penalty to settle a Justice Department claim that it and a Brazilian subsidi...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place gam...
17:32, 07/07/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothi...
22:32, 05/15/2019

Brazil's Banrisul shrinks secondary offering Brazilian state-controlled lender Banco do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (Banrisul) has reduced the number of common shares offered in a secondary shar...
13:32, 09/18/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last y...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
04:48, 07/04/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday that the United States' offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective co...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Brazil dam disaster victims still seeking justice On January 25, a dam operated by mining company Vale burst in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, killing 270 people. To this day, emergency service...
04:32, 07/26/2019

Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an ap...
10:48, 08/28/2019

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a cru...
22:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its...
19:16, 07/11/2019

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as ...
02:16, 06/11/2019

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee pro...
22:32, 07/02/2019

Armed group kills five in a club in southern Brazil An armed group broke into a club in the southern Brazilian city of Mostardas before dawn on Saturday and shot at employees and customers, killing fiv...
05:32, 08/11/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern....
07:00, 07/01/2019

Brazil’s Filipe Luis misses practice because of injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is preparing for the Copa América semifinal against Argentina without left back Filipe Luis, midfielder Fernandi...
00:32, 06/30/2019

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for t...
21:00, 07/06/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial pub...
06:48, 06/07/2019

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbus...
19:16, 06/30/2019

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
21:00, 07/05/2019

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executi...
02:00, 08/10/2019

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-...
16:48, 06/29/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
18:32, 06/12/2019

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home   &...
19:16, 06/28/2019

Marfrig, ADM to produce plant-based meat in Brazil Brazil's Marfrig Global Foods SA, the world's largest hamburger producer, said on Tuesday it has reached an agreement with U.S.-based Archer Daniels ...
07:32, 08/06/2019

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surger...
01:48, 06/12/2019

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approv...
20:00, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
03:00, 07/04/2019

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chin...
09:00, 08/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has inv...
06:16, 07/12/2019

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
01:48, 07/04/2019

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tem...
05:48, 07/07/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from ...
20:00, 06/10/2019

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, o...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem,...
22:16, 06/08/2019

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s...
02:00, 07/08/2019

Brazil's Braskem says court unfreezes 3.7 bln reais from its accounts Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Friday a local court accepted its request to free up 3.7 billion reais from its accounts that had...
02:00, 08/10/2019

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil ma...
20:16, 06/08/2019

FBI seeking to question alleged Al Qaeda operative in Brazil The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is seeking to question an alleged Egyptian Al Qaeda operative believed to be living in Brazil, and the South...
18:00, 08/13/2019

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
08:00, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 2-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chin...
02:00, 08/10/2019

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links Brazil says it “stands ready to cooperate” with the F.B.I. seeks to interrogate an Egyptian man linked to planning attacks against the United States....
07:32, 08/13/2019

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a...
02:32, 07/03/2019

Brazil court says amnesty law doesn’t cover ex-soldier For the first time in Brazil, a federal appeals court has ruled that torture committed during the country’s military dictatorship does not fall under...
03:00, 08/15/2019

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest export...
20:16, 07/03/2019

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup...
19:48, 06/10/2019

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's...
18:00, 06/07/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
19:00, 07/08/2019

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Th...
10:00, 07/04/2019

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. T...
00:32, 06/10/2019

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committe...
18:32, 07/02/2019

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant ...
13:32, 07/10/2019

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, mi...
09:48, 07/04/2019

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin Am...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
04:00, 07/04/2019

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors from hi...
16:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four new countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
02:00, 06/17/2019

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil’s justice minister is questioning the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
02:00, 06/24/2019

750 kg of gold and other metals ⁠— worth US$40M ⁠— stolen from Brazil airport A police report said the thieves left with about 750 kg (1,650 lbs) of gold and other precious metals, along with two airport workers taken as hostag...
02:48, 07/26/2019

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
19:48, 07/30/2019

Brazil's Petrobras receives over $100 mln via recovered assets, deals Brazilian state-run Petrobras this week received 425 million reais ($112 million) as a result of leniency deals and recovered assets from parties inv...
23:32, 07/25/2019

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed i...
04:48, 07/25/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
10:16, 06/15/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic ai...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the openin...
09:48, 06/15/2019

Brazil police say one arrested in $29m gold robbery case Brazilian police said on Sunday they arrested one person and are seeking an arrest warrant for another in connection with the theft of a gold shipmen...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
07:16, 06/15/2019

Relatives collapse identifying beheaded inmates in Brazil Relatives of inmates killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil have gathered in the coroner’s office to identify the 57 victims, with some passi...
01:16, 07/31/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with extra-time win over Brazil France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
00:32, 06/24/2019

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 8.22pm ...
21:32, 06/23/2019

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter...
00:48, 06/23/2019

Brazil president raises jail as possibility for Greenwald Brazil’s president has raised the possibility of jail for journalist Glenn Greenwald a few days after members of his party said the American’s Brazil...
02:16, 07/28/2019

At least 52 inmates killed in Brazil prison riot; 16 decapitated It took five hours for prison officials to quell the riot at the Altamira jail in Para state. The clash erupted early Monday after members of one gan...
01:16, 07/30/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco Q2 profit up 10%, in line with estimates Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA on Monday reported a 10.2% gain in second-quarter recurring profit to 7.034 billion r...
02:16, 07/30/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right pres...
21:48, 06/18/2019

Brazil challenges Russia, China on Venezuela crisis Brazil’s foreign minister plunged immediately into the divisive question of Venezuela on Friday, urging his counterparts from BRICS nations Russia, C...
04:00, 07/27/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make...
10:32, 06/18/2019

57 Killed, Several Beheaded In Clash Between Two Gangs In Brazil Prison A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, t...
05:48, 07/30/2019

At Least 57 Prisoners Killed in Violent Clashes at a Prison in Brazil (RIO DE JANEIRO) — At least 57 prisoners were killed by other inmates during clashes between organized crime groups in the Altamira prison in n...
07:48, 07/30/2019

Brazil's courtship of U.S. need not worry China: foreign minister Brazil's efforts to build better ties with the United States need not worry China, the South American country's top trade partner, because it had nev...
20:32, 07/26/2019

Prison Riot Leaves 52 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
08:16, 07/30/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering c...
03:48, 06/22/2019

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, accordi...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says no evidence indigenous leader murdered Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday said there was no evidence an indigenous chief, whose death was decried by the U.N. commissioner for hum...
08:16, 07/30/2019

Brazil's Nubank to Be Valued at More Than $10 Billion in New Financing Round Growth-stage venture firm TCV is expected to lead the $400 million round, the people said. The funding, which highlights increasing investor interest...
10:32, 07/26/2019

Brazil and Argentina renew rivalry on Pan Am handball court Whether soccer or basketball, a World Cup or an Olympics, the Brazil-Argentina rivalry is one of the greatest in sport and it played out again on Tue...
08:48, 07/31/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
01:32, 06/25/2019

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential ch...
00:48, 07/19/2019

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 6.2...
19:32, 06/13/2019

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
06:32, 08/03/2019

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian ...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
02:00, 06/27/2019

At least 52 killed in Brazil prison riot — including 16 by decapitation At least 52 inmates were killed in a massive prison riot in northern Brazil on Monday – including 16 who were decapitated and others who were asphyxi...
02:48, 07/30/2019

Brazil's top court rejects Lula release request Brazil's Supreme Court has turned down a request to free jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva following allegations the judge who convicted ...
13:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve tra...
23:32, 06/27/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment prov...
02:16, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Movida launches $268 mln share offering - filing Brazilian rental car company Movida launched a share offering that may raise 1 billion reais ($267.85 million), it said in a securities filing on Sat...
16:00, 07/15/2019

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in P...
09:48, 06/28/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provok...
22:00, 07/12/2019

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific wat...
05:00, 08/06/2019

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Aus...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro...
11:32, 08/02/2019

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, send...
21:00, 06/13/2019

Relatives collapse while identifying beheaded inmates in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO — Relatives of inmates killed during a prison riot in northern Brazil gathered in the coroner’s office Tuesday to identify the 58 vict...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security offi...
23:48, 07/31/2019

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas...
15:16, 06/14/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
02:16, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Vale says conducted blasts near Brumadinho dam after burst Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it had conducted two planned explosions near its upstream tailings dam whose collapse killed nearl...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible conseq...
23:32, 07/19/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the cou...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
03:48, 08/01/2019

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per sh...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Brazil president threatens officers over deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is threatening to dismiss officers at the agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon over its publication of...
23:32, 08/01/2019

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, h...
02:32, 08/02/2019

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of F...
07:32, 08/02/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if ...
06:16, 07/19/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fo...
18:32, 06/28/2019

Brazil telecom Oi added more clients in May than in April -executive Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more clients to its mobile customer base in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as t...
17:32, 06/04/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Luca...
20:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon rainforest fires: Brazil to reject $20m pledged by G7 Senior official says funds should be spent on reforesting Europe and not on ‘colonialist practices’Amazon fires: what is happening and is there anyth...
12:48, 08/27/2019

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
01:32, 09/06/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
21:48, 05/21/2019

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the critic...
02:48, 05/22/2019

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São...
03:32, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted a hefty rise in net income in the first quarter, reflecting a reduction of fin...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Brazil tells ambassadors no time off due to Amazon fires Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to ...
01:48, 08/27/2019

After refusal, Brazil now willing to accept $20M to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government has decided to accept $20 million in foreign aid to fight nearly 2,000 fires burning in the Amazon rain forest, after initia...
01:48, 08/29/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 ...
17:16, 05/07/2019

No Time Off For Ambassadors As Brazil Fights Amazon Criticism Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to ...
14:16, 08/27/2019

Brazil rejects millions pledged at G-7 to fight fires As fires rage in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration rejected $20 million in aid from the G-7 that was pledged...
19:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, ...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Trump pledges 'complete support' for Brazil's Bolsonaro U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged "complete support" for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has engaged in a war of words with Fren...
17:16, 08/27/2019

Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid only if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to retract "insults" against him before he will countenance...
17:16, 08/27/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian media say 1...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six ...
08:00, 05/20/2019

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
22:00, 09/05/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French ...
17:16, 08/27/2019

Exclusive: Brazil facilitates deportation of its nationals after U.S. pressure Brazil is making it easier for the United States to deport undocumented Brazilians by asking U.S. airlines to board deportees even when they have no ...
18:16, 08/26/2019

Brazil government's approval rating slumps to 29%: pollster CNT/MDA The government of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro saw its approval rating plunge to 29.4% from a previous level of 39% in February, according to a...
16:48, 08/26/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the co...
13:32, 05/07/2019

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also ...
16:32, 05/23/2019

H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Low-cost fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil in response to the Amazon fir...
22:32, 09/06/2019

Brazil's Totvs raises $263 mln in share offering- filing Brazilian technology company Totvs SA will raise 1 billion reais ($263 million) in its share offering, the company said in a securities filing on Thu...
17:16, 05/23/2019

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
11:16, 08/25/2019

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
06:48, 08/25/2019

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept th...
02:16, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Ne...
02:16, 05/24/2019

Brazil to allow large oil firms to pay signing bonuses in installments The Brazilian government will allow large oil companies expected to take part in a key licensing round for oil exploration in November to pay the sig...
23:32, 09/06/2019

Brazil deploys troops to help fight fires in the Amazon Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented” operations to put out the fires, and forces are heading to six Brazilian states that asked f...
16:16, 08/25/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank for $500 mln - filing Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's second largest private bank, has agreed to pay approximately $500 million for BAC Florida Bank, which focuses on high net...
15:32, 05/06/2019

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage Leaders at the G-7 summit in France say they are close to agreeing on ways to help Brazil fight the fires burning in parts of the Amazon and repair t...
03:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel...
04:00, 09/06/2019

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday ...
00:48, 05/23/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record n...
01:00, 05/07/2019

H&M Suspends Leather Purchases From Brazil Over Amazon Fires Retail giant H&M announced Thursday that it will suspend leather purchases from Brazil over concerns that the material is linked to fires that have d...
15:16, 09/06/2019

Brazil's Bradesco to buy Florida bank in first international move Banco Bradesco SA has embarked on its first-ever international acquisition by paying approximately $500 million to buy BAC Florida Bank, which focuse...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Why Are The Amazon Fires Sparking A Crisis For Brazil And The World? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and pro...
01:48, 08/26/2019

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the ...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the ...
19:48, 08/24/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians t...
01:32, 05/08/2019

Volkswagen to invest $577 million in Brazil auto plant Volkswagen will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during ...
21:16, 08/29/2019

Brazil welcomes help to fight forest fires, will decide how to use it The Brazilian government said on Tuesday that it welcomed all foreign aid from organizations or countries to help fight the forest fires in the Amazo...
10:48, 08/28/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever the...
01:32, 05/13/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, a...
19:32, 05/13/2019

Amazon Forests Are Being Razed at Breakneck Speed, and Not Only in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
18:16, 08/30/2019

The Latest: Brazil leader criticizes indigenous reserves Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is criticizing his country’s indigenous protection policies, which he says are used by outside forces to limit Bra...
05:48, 08/28/2019

Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA on Monday reported first-quarter net income of 1.09 billion reais ($273 million), above analysts' estimates of a 5...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon Forests Vanish at Breakneck Speed. It’s Not Just in Brazil. Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
00:48, 08/31/2019

Brazil energy group Cosan net income up 14.5% -filing Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio CSAN3.SA, one of Brazil's largest energy and logistics companies, said on Tuesday it posted a quarterly net profit of 3...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires fo...
17:48, 08/30/2019

Brazil midfielder Wanderson's kiss celebration goes wrong Brazilian midfielder Wanderson is left red-faced after running into the stands to celebrate his winning goal with his wife - only to see the goal rul...
15:16, 08/28/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government's decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master'...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pr...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Via Varejo not affected by Casino's Latam rethink -CEO A review of strategic options in Latin America announced by France's Casino should not affect Brazilian subsidiary GPA's plan to sell its stake in re...
18:16, 05/09/2019

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Br...
07:16, 08/29/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NAT...
17:48, 05/09/2019

Brazil looks to neighbors for Amazon support, defends record Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday he would meet with other South American countries to set common policy for defending the Amazon ...
02:16, 08/29/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared...
14:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 6-Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an ap...
03:16, 08/28/2019

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region ...
10:16, 08/31/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras plans sale of stakes in 45 cos in second half -CEO Brazil's state-controlled power holding company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA plans to sell 45 stakes in companies, mostly windfarms, in the seco...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
17:16, 05/16/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film priz...
18:16, 05/16/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland's political unres...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and am...
03:00, 05/08/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil CANNES, France (AP) — Kleber Mendonca Filho’s feverish and violent Brazilian Western “Bacurau” has given the Cannes Film Festival i...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
20:48, 08/27/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolson...
22:32, 05/16/2019

Brazil state prosecutors warn of possible mine dam collapse RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The prosecutor’s office for Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is warning that a dam holding back mining waste could colla...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people def...
08:48, 05/08/2019

| Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon fires - government Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of ...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A litt...
23:16, 08/31/2019

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the ...
01:16, 09/01/2019

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
23:16, 08/27/2019

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my per...
23:16, 08/27/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acc...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
21:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian presiden...
21:48, 08/27/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Ja...
05:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil official says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review Brazilian Deputy Economy Minister for Foreign Trade Marcos Troyjo said on Tuesday that a proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the E...
20:48, 08/27/2019

| WATCH | Scene where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage...
22:48, 08/20/2019

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn that it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against cli...
21:16, 08/21/2019

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according...
03:16, 05/29/2019

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police. &...
01:48, 08/21/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two ...
08:00, 05/30/2019

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were fo...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails l...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the e...
04:48, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
04:00, 05/28/2019

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of...
01:48, 08/23/2019

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do ...
02:16, 08/23/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, ...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil Bus Hijacker, Armed With Toy Gun, Shot Dead By Police A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after he held a busload of passengers host...
18:16, 08/20/2019

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twis...
16:32, 05/28/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the c...
07:32, 06/01/2019

Neymar leaves Brazil training with knee pain Neymar had to cut short his first full training session with Brazil ahead of the Copa America after the striker felt pain in his left knee.  &#...
00:16, 05/29/2019

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilitie...
23:48, 05/28/2019

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his go...
13:48, 08/22/2019

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Com...
00:16, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behav...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is...
03:16, 06/02/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker ...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over g...
02:48, 09/12/2019

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze....
14:48, 08/22/2019

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
07:48, 05/28/2019

'He Was Ignored': Workers at Brazil's Vale Predicted Dam's Tragic Collapse Mine workers warned managers that the structure, which held mining waste, was about to collapse, a Wall Street Journal investigation has found. At le...
17:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Germany's Allianz grows in Brazil with $734 mln deal Germany's insurer Allianz SE will acquire Brazil's Sul America SA auto and property insurance portfolio for 3 billion reais ($734 million) in its lar...
18:16, 08/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF and Marfrig enter tie-up talks Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday opened exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the w...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon...
19:16, 08/23/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
07:16, 05/30/2019

USA ease past Brazil as Australia edge France "Holders United States romped into the basketball World Cup knockout rounds with an 89-73 win over Brazil and booked a quarter-final clash with Franc...
22:00, 09/09/2019

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session for a second straight day during the team’s Copa America preparations as h...
00:16, 05/31/2019

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolat...
01:32, 06/04/2019

Brazil paper publishes gay kiss illustration in censorship row Folha de S.Paulo aims dig at evangelical Rio mayor after he tried to ban a Marvel comicBrazil’s biggest newspaper has printed an illustration from a ...
01:48, 09/09/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against hi...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means n...
08:32, 05/24/2019