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Brazil in Recession, with Industry Due to Shrink 1.7% in 2014

Industrial-activity data released this week added to worries that Brazil’s economy, already in recession, ...

With Polls Showing Her Defeat Brazil President Goes on the Offensive

Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, has adopted a more combative re-election campaign strategy ...

Activists Urge Brazil to Stop Killing of Amazon Dolphins

Activists from the Friends of the Manatee Association (Ampa) have placed a 12-meter-tall inflatable ...

Brazil Launches Successfully Its First Ethanol-Propelled Rocket

The first Brazilian rocket with liquid propellant was launched last week at the Alcântara ...

Polls See Dilma and Marina Tied for President. But Marina Would Win a Runoff

A poll on vote intentions released by DataFolha shows current President Dilma Rousseff (of ...

Fields Medal Winner Meets with Brazil President and Asks for More Investment in Science

Mathematician Artur Avila, recipient of the Fields Medal, regarded as the Nobel prize of ...

Brazil Inflation Now Is Above the Target Ceiling

Brazil official inflation rate, as measured by the National Broad Consumer Price Index (the ...

Brazil Offering Loans to Environmentally Friendly New Companies

Brazilian companies with innovative, socially impactful, environmentally positive projects are eligible to register for ...

After 8 Inmates Are Killed, Some Decapitated, UN Asks for Brazil Reforms

While assessing the recent outbreaks of violence that took place in several prison facilities ...

Brazil Afraid Senegalese Immigrants Might Bring Ebola

The state government of Acre in northern Brazil has urged Brazilian federal authorities to ...