RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro issued a Decree, published this Monday, 22, in the Federal Gazette, which enacts an agreement between the Brazilian government and the New Development Bank (NDB), formerly referred to as the BRICS...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Uruguay, Bangladesh and the United Arab Emirates have become the first countries to be admitted as full members of the New Development Bank (NDB), which until now consisted of the BRICS states (Brazil, Russia,...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – (Opinion) All but one of the so-called BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, but not South Africa – are today engaged in a “soft power” exercise that is called “vaccine diplomacy”: sometimes their...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's Economy Ministry onTuesday said it had defaulted on its penultimate capital installment to the New Development Bank (NDB) because the payment had not been authorized by Congress. The NBD was established by Brazil, Russia,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s President Michel Temer urged Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday to end China's surtaxes on sugar and chicken exports from Brazil. The Brazilian leader is in Johannesburg, South...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Attending the opening of the 9th BRICS Summit in Xiamen, China, Brazil’s President, Michel Temer, urged the easing of economic barriers and the reduction of bureaucracy in relation to trade...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL –Brazil’s President Michel Temer, is travelling to China on Tuesday to attend the 9th BRICS Summit along with his counterparts from China, India, Russia and South Africa. With Brazil’s economy still...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL –In his fifth international trip after officially being named Brazil’s President, Brazilian leader, Michel Temer will travel to Asia on Friday, October 14th, to attend the 8th BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Adding to Brazil’s economic woes, a report released on Tuesday, September 29th, shows the country falling eighteen spots in a global competitiveness index. According to the World Economic Forum’s Global...



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