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Richard Mann

Richard Mann is a German native and has worked as a freelance journalist for many years. He travels all over Brazil and is mainly interested in business, art, and culture and also likes to write articles about spiritual topics and unusual events.

Brazil’s Federal Debt Dips in January

In January, Brazil's federal public debt decreased by 1.08%, landing at R$ 6.45 trillion ($1.29 trillion), the National Treasury disclosed. This period saw domestic securities...

Inflation Alert in Chile Due to Currency Volatility

Chile's Consumer Price Index (CPI) revision and the dollar's rapid fall prompt analysts to advocate for inflationary precautions. The end of last year saw the...

WTO Highlights Challenges in Global Trade

The World Trade Organization's (WTO) Director-General reports that global trade is not meeting expectations. Despite overcoming the pandemic, it faces economic hurdles and a trend...

From Tradition to Empire: The Path of Latin American Family Businesses

Family enterprises are central to Latin America's economy, making up 75% of its billion-dollar companies and contributing 60% to the GDP. The leap from a...

Brazil’s Economic Update: A 2023 Overview

From February 26 to March 1, 2024, we'll see a detailed review of Brazil's economy. This update will include GDP, inflation, and job data. At...

Miami’s $125 Million Penthouse Challenges New York’s Luxury Market

A groundbreaking luxury condo tower in Miami Beach, featuring amenities by Ritz-Carlton, is unveiling a penthouse for $125 million. This places it alongside New York's...

High Membership Costs at São Paulo’s Prestigious Clubs

In São Paulo, Brazil's bustling metropolis, elite social clubs are more than just recreational spaces; they symbolize a haven of exclusivity, security, and diverse...

Brazil’s Cargo Theft Climbs: Nearly Two Incidents Per Hour in 2023

In 2023, Brazil experienced almost two cargo thefts per hour, totaling over 17,000 incidents, a 4.8% increase from 2022, ranking it second globally behind...

Brazil’s Gross Debt Set to Increase to 77.7% of GDP This Year

Brazil's gross debt is expected to climb to 77.7% of GDP this year, an increase from last year's 77.4%, with projections indicating a further...

Tech Giants Propel U.S. Financial Markets to New Heights

Tech advancements, especially in AI, have driven the S&P 500 and Dow Jones to new heights. Nvidia's AI progress significantly fueled this climb. Tech stocks,...

Vale Reports Profit Dip and Partners with Anglo American

Vale reported a $2.4 billion net profit for Q4 2023, down 35% from the previous year, per their latest financial report. This decline was notably...

Brazil Leads in Processed Food Exports Again

In 2023, Brazil remained the top global exporter of processed foods, delivering 72.1 million tons, up 11.4% from the previous year. This made it the...

Brazil’s Industry Boost Plan Sets Stage for Sector Growth

Brazil's government unveils the New Industry Brazil plan, allocating R$300 billion by 2026 to bolster national industries, notably machinery and equipment manufacturing. This infusion is...

Paraná Leads Brazil in Economic Growth in 2023

In 2023, Paraná achieved the highest proportional economic growth in Brazil, with a 7.8% increase compared to 2022, significantly outpacing the national average of...

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