Monthly Archives: October 2020

Racist, Xenophobic, anti-Brazilian Insults Scrawled Across Lisbon University Wall

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The walls of the Portuguese Catholic University (UCP) and a secondary school in Lisbon were graffitied with racist and...

Will Second Pandemic Wave Reach Brazil? Three Health Experts’ Opinion

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After overcoming the most critical period of the pandemic in March and April, and experiencing a certain normality in...

Bolivian Congress Committee Recommends Lawsuit Against Outgoing President Áñez

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia's Congress, controlled by the socialist party of the former President Evo Morales, approved on Thursday night a report...

Rio Police Targeted More Trafficking Areas than Militia-Controlled Neighborhoods in 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In 2019, the city of Rio de Janeiro recorded a higher number of police operations in areas controlled by...

New Coronavirus Strain Spreading Rapidly Across Europe, Study Shows

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - European scientists have detected a new strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, which has been rapidly spreading...

Brazilian Stock Market Down 7.2 Percent, Worst Week Since March; 3rd Consecutive Monthly Drop

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian stock market retreated on Friday, October 30th, amid the climate before the extended weekend and American elections,...

Chile’s Codelco, World’s Largest Copper Producer, Reports Return to Profitability

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Friday, October 30th, Chile's state-owned mining company Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, reported an 86 percent increase...

Unemployment in Brazil Hit 14.4 Percent in Quarter Ended in August

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The unemployment rate hit 14.4 percent in the quarter ended in August, up 1.6 percentage points over the quarter...

UK Bars Sale of South Korean Fighter Jets to Argentine Air Force

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The United Kingdom has effectively barred the sale of the FA-50 Fighting Eagle to Argentina, with the South Korean...

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