Monthly Archives: September 2020

Argentina Expands Territorial Claims Far into South Atlantic and Antarctica

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina has grown under the Atlantic. In 2016, the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea approved...

Brazil’s Agriculture Minister: EU-Mercosur Agreement Benefits Both Blocs

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina believes that the agreement between the European Union and Mercosur will be signed despite the...

Rio Legislative Assembly Appoints Deputies to Form Impeachment Court

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro (ALERJ) has determined the five deputies who will make up the Mixed...

Covid-19: Brazil Records 863 Deaths, 32,058 New Cases in 24 Hours (September 29th)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health's daily bulletin, released on Tuesday, September 29th, shows that Brazil has recorded 4,777,522 confirmed cases...

Chile Drops Out of Regional Agreement on Environmental Information Sharing

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile said last week it would not sign the Escazu Agreement -- a decision that generated surprise and disappointment...

Large Fire Strikes Ibitipoca Park in Brazil’s Minas Gerais State

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A major fire has already destroyed an extensive area of Ibitipoca State Park in Lima Duarte (Minas Gerais State),...

Portugal Arrests Two Brazilians Involved in Passport Forgery Scheme

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Portuguese authorities have dismantled an international gang that sold high quality forgeries of documents from several countries. In...

IBOVESPA Index Closes Down at 93,580, Lowest Level in Almost 100 Days

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The IBOVESPA, the main B3 stock index, fell 1.15 percent and closed the trading session on Tuesday, September 29th,...

Ministry Records 36 Cases of Mystery Seeds Received After Internet Purchases

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday, September 29th, the Ministry of Agriculture reported that it had received 36 complaints about the receipt of...

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