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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to the statement, the cancellation is due to the lack of clarity and consensus among federal, state, and municipal government institutions in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing health and...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Economy's External Financing Committee (COFIEX) authorized this week the contracting of a US$250 million loan from the World Bank (IBRD) for the Post-Pandemic Education Recovery Project: "Educa mais Forte Norte e...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Minister of Economy Paulo Guedes said on Tuesday that the public sector - which includes federal, state, municipal and state accounts - should post a primary surplus at the end of this year, recording...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – State deputies of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly approved a bill that allows them to carry firearms by 44 votes in favor versus 11 against. However, the bill has already proven...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles announced today that the federal government will make an agreement with the government of Rio de Janeiro for the state's fiscal recovery. Without detailing the specifics...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Phillip John Smith, a convicted child molester and murderer in New Zealand, was let out on temporary leave from prison Thursday, November 6th and immediately used an illegal passport under...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An investigation has found that some of Brazil's port terminals are still not operating twenty-four hours a day, despite the introduction of the Porto 24 horas (24-Hour Port) program nearly a...

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