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This photo released by Petrobras shows an aerial view of an oil platform in Rio de Janeiro, in this 2007 photo. Booming Brazil is in overdrive with test drilling at a potentially mammoth offshore oil field, trucks jamming ports to offload soy shipments for China, biofuel production galore and plenty of cash for mega-infrastructure projects ranging from bridges to dams.(AP Photo/Petrobras)hg3
AP / Petrobras
2022-05-12, Reuters
SAO PAULO, May 11 (Reuters) - Brazil's newly appointed mines and energy minister, Adolfo Sachsida, said on Wednesday he will request studies on Petrobras'...
President of the Republic Jair Bolsonaro, receives Military Honors where he is honored with a salvo of 21 shots
Creative Commons / Palácio do Planalto
2022-04-29, Human Rights Watch
(Sao Paulo) – Brazil’s Armed Forces should not set up a parallel system for counting votes in the upcoming presidential election as President Jair Bolsonaro wants....
Japanese Yen bills in 1000 notes. Taken on May 2014.
WN / Tayco
2022-04-26, Asiatimes
TOKYO – Could the Japanese yen’s 12% decline this year be an even bigger threat to global markets than inflation, Federal Reserve tightening and war in Ukraine? A month...
Public Technologies: ) Brazilian biogas producers and piped gas distributors are joining efforts to find ways to develop more biomethane supply and overcome obstacles to agreements with local distributors. Brazilian piped gas distributors association Abegás and Brazilian biogas...
La Prensa Latina: By Carlos Meneses Sao Paulo, May 18 (EFE).- A group of animal lovers have assumed the role of guardians of dozens of capybaras that live on the banks of the Pinheiros River in this southeastern Brazilian metropolis. Their mission: to protect these semi-aquatic...
Universe Today: When Sicilian astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi spotted Ceres in 1801, he thought it was a planet. Astronomers didn’t know about asteroids at that time. Now we know there’s an enormous quantity of them, primarily residing in the main asteroid belt between...
Public Technologies: ) Museums Prominent IndigenousArtCuratorSandra Benites Quits One of Brazil's Top Museums Amid Accusations of Censorship The controversy surrounds photographs of the Landless Workers Movement (MST), a left-leaning agricultural movement. Dorian Batycka, May...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, May 18 (Reuters) - COVID-19 is on the rise again in the Americas as many countries have abandoned measures like masking and social distancing and many lag in vaccination rates, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday. Cases in...
Metro USA: SAO PAULO (Reuters) -COVID-19 is on the rise again in the Americas as many countries have abandoned measures like masking and social distancing and many lag in vaccination rates, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said on Wednesday. Cases in the...
The Associated Press: BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — More than 20 would-be hackers gathered in the Brazilian electoral authority’s headquarters in the capital this week. Their mission: infiltrate the nation’s voting system ahead of a hotly anticipated race in October. Their 3-day battery...
Business Day: Mastercard has begun to test a biometric payment system for brick-and-mortar stores, using facial recognition rather than contactless cards, smartphones or memorable PINs. The company said its Biometric Checkout Program would let a shopper scan their face...
GP Blog: De Formule 1 leek dit seizoen met 23 races op een record af te stevenen, maar de sport zal dit jaar slechts het totaal van vorig jaar van 22 raceweekenden evenaren. Eind februari, tijdens de wintertests, bevestigde de Formule 1 de annulering van het evenement...
Ruptly: Hundreds of LGBT persons and supporters marched through the streets of Sao Paulo to...
FX Empire: SAO PAULO (Reuters) -Brazil’s central bank director BrunoSerra said on Wednesday that although he hoped the country’s interest rate-hiking cycle was nearing its end, that would still depend on data, as bringing inflation to the target was set to be a long...
Metro USA: SAO PAULO (Reuters) – COVID-19 cases in the Americas surged 27.2% last week from...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, May 18 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank director BrunoSerra said on Wednesday that although...