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The Times Picayune: Almost a year ago, the World Health Organization declared the Zika epidemic a global health emergency, calling for an epic campaign against a virus that few had ever heard of. As it spread to almost every country in the Western Hemisphere, scientists and...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Brazilian low-income homebuilder MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA posted a 1.6 percent dip in fourth-quarter net revenue from a year earlier, according to a securities......
China Daily: Chinese mobile transport platform giant DiDi Chuxing announced a massive investment in Brazilian startup 99, one of the leaders in urban transport apps in Brazil. With the investment, which local media estimated at some $100 million, Didi will have a seat...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Brazilian low-income homebuilder MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA posted a 1.6 percent dip in fourth-quarter net revenue from a year earlier, according to a securities filing on Monday....
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Brazilian healthcare regulator Anvisa on Monday said it had issued the country's first license for sale of a cannabis-based drug in the country after years of legal......
Press TV: A new uprising has broken out at a prison in northeastern Brazil, where a recent riot claimed the lives of more than two dozen inmates over the weekend. EduardoFranco, head of communications for police in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, said on Monday that...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Wood pulp producer EldoradoBrasil Celulose SA said on Monday it will raise prices by $30 per tonne starting on Feb. 1, following a similar increase last week by......
Reuters: By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso weakened on Monday after U.S. President-elect Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on German carmakers, which are stepping......
PR Newswire: SAO PAULO, Jan. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Intensifying competition, dynamic consumer requirements, and volatile markets are compelling automobile original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to differentiate themselves through novel features in the areas of safety...
Public Technologies: (Source: Frost & SullivanLimited) January 16, 2017 at 9:58 AM 'Nice-to-have' features in comfort and smart mobility are rapidly becoming standard offerings, finds Frost & Sullivan's Mobility team SAO PAULO, Brazil - January 16, 2017 - Intensifying...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Jan 16 (Reuters) - A Brazilian truckers' protest entered its fourth day on Monday, preventing grain-carrying vehicles from taking a key road for soy and corn shipments in the state of Mato......
The Guardian: The riot at Alcaçuz prison is the latest in a spate of violence that has left 140 dead in two weeks, as rival drug gangs battle for control over trafficking routes...
Gulf News: First scheduled commercial A380 light to South America marks Emirates’ 10th year in Brazil......
Public Technologies: (Source: Comunità di S Egidio) Thursday 19 January, 7pm ART AS A TOOL: THE ART OF EXCHANGING WORLDS CÉSAR MENEGHETTI talks with the curator Simonetta Lux, president of the Committee for Social Affairs at Camera dei DeputatiMario Marazziti, responsible of...