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Residents of Campinho in Rio’s North Zone are facing a night of war with violent shootings between criminals

Residents of Campinho in Rio's Zona Norte once again registered fierce gun battles in the area, the target of...

Brazil: Lula da Silva and Bolsonaro tied among those who say they will vote

A PoderData survey conducted October 3-5 shows that Lula da Silva (Workers' Party -...

Brazil to become world’s largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel

Brazil will become the world's largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the coming years if the country manages to align its regulations...

Brazil begins OECD accession process, says government

The federal government has sent the first declaration of accession to the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development),...

Brazil-Paraguay border integration agreement approved

The Senate approved the Executive proposal of the Brazil-Paraguay agreement to integrate the border regions between the two countries...

If da Silva wins the second round in Brazil, he will have a “very hostile” Parliament

Lula da Silva (PT, left) will face an opposition majority in the National Congress...

Kill or be killed – Rio de Janeiro Police and their fight against militias and crime gangs

Rio de Janeiro is a great city. But it is infested with multiplying small criminal "kingdoms" that terrorize this iconic place and its citizens. That stops now. And we have the police to thank for that. Militias...

Forbes: 20% of Brazilian billionaires earned their fortunes in the same sector

According to Forbes, R$402.2 billion (US$77.3 billion) is the combined fortune of 54 of the 290 Brazilians on the list of the wealthiest people in the country. However, it is not only the money and the...

Lula da Silva has 52% and Bolsonaro 48% in the runoff – PoderData

In a second-round simulation, former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (Workers' Party - PT, left) has 52% of the valid votes. President Jair Bolsonaro...

Brazil’s transformation industry productivity: Increase of 2.3% in the second quarter

The labor productivity in the Brazilian transformation industry registered an increase of 2.3% in the second quarter of 2022 compared to the year's first quarter. The result considered the series free of seasonal effects. The data...

Brazil approves cooperation with Ethiopia, Indonesia, Benin, Jordan, and Suriname

The Technical Cooperation Agreement between Brazil and Ethiopia will promote socioeconomic and sustainable development. Brazil's treaty with Indonesia is in agriculture, livestock, health, education, and professional qualification, among others. The Plenary also approved the Agreement on Air...