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Study shows Rio de Janeiro police kill and die most in 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 the...

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...

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: “The left lives in a bubble,” says Rio de Janeiro’s governor

Reelected governor of Rio de Janeiro with 58.67% of the valid votes, Cláudio Castro (Liberal Party - PL, right)...

Brazil understands Russia’s concerns about Ukraine, says Russian ambassador

Russian Ambassador to Brazil Alexei Labetski opined in an interview with Sputnik that Brazilians understand the concerns that pushed...

Brazil: 14 million voters in the Southeast region did not vote in the first round

In the first round of the 2022 elections, held on October 2, 14.6 million...

Foreigners invest US$450 million in B3 stock exchange after first round of voting, largest inflow since Aug. 19

Foreign investors invested BRL 2.38 billion (US$450 million) in the secondary segment of B3 (already listed shares) on Monday, Oct. 3. Ibovespa rose 5.54% in this session as the market reacted positively to Jair Bolsonaro's increased...

Almost 36% of young people in Brazil do not study or work, shows OECD report

Brazil has the second most young people aged 18 to 24 who do not study or work. That is what a report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released on Monday, October 3,...

Mexico, Argentina, and Brazil: the countries that will pay for the West’s imprudent policy

The constant hikes in interest rates are an "imprudent" policy that will take its toll, mainly on developing countries. According to an official document from...

Brazil: Lula da Silva has more support from parties; Bolsonaro, from governors

This week, the parties begin to define their positions about the candidates in the race for the Presidential Palace in the runoff. Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (Workers' Party - PT) has the declared...

Brazil’s Campos Neto named Latin America’s central banker of the year

Brazil's Roberto Campos Neto, 53, was named Latin America's Central Bank Governor of the Year at the LatinFinance Banks of the Year Awards. The Brazilian was praised for managing the impact of the pandemic, the war...