Monthly Archives: January 2020

Bolsonaro Undergoes Vasectomy Procedure

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro, 64, underwent a vasectomy early Thursday night, January 30th, a medical procedure to sterilize men who...

Unemployment Drops Again, Brazil Closes 2019 with 11.6 Million Jobless People

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For the second year running, the unemployment rate in Brazil has dropped. In the quarter ended in December last...

U.S. Officials Detect Longest Narco-Trafficking Tunnel Ever Found on Mexican Border

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - US officials announced on Wednesday, January 29th, the detection of a tunnel used by drug traffickers, the longest ever...

Stagnation in Latin America Boosts Youth Unemployment to Highest Level in 20 Years

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America's economic stagnation is rocking the labor market and affecting the youngest segment of the population with particular...

Rio Records Hottest Day of the Year, at over 52ºC Real-Feel Temperature

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The city of Rio de Janeiro recorded on Thursday, January 30th, the highest temperature of the year this summer....

Dead Monkeys with Yellow Fever on the Rise in Paraná State

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The southern region recorded the first case of the disease in humans in 2020. The patient is a 47-year-old man...
Brazil,Brazilian real depreciated significantly this week affected by domestic and foreign factors.

Top Brazil Investors Call for End to Interest Rate Cuts

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rogerio Xavier and Luis Stuhlberger, who manage a combined US$21 billion (R$84 billion) at two of Brazil’s biggest hedge...

China’s Coronavirus Could Boost Brazilian Meat Exports, CEOs say

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s largest meatpackers JBS SA and BRF SA said on Wednesday, January 29th, that the coronavirus outbreak could help...

Bolsonaro Announces R$892 Million Funding to Assist Rain-Affected Municipalities

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro announced yesterday, January 30th, the release of R$892 million in federal funds for infrastructure reconstruction efforts...



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