Tag archive for ‘Brazil’
Statista On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Lobbying for Slavery in Brazil

  Some 10 percent of Brazil’s top politicians received donations by companies entangled in scandals involving modern day slavery. Even though donations to politicians are not illegal in Brazil, the money More...

News Brief On Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

AMAZING VIDEO : Brazil Rainforest has been completely submerged underwater

  The ecological reserve Recanto Ecologico Rio da Prata is used to receiving heavy rains since it is located in a tropical area in southern Brazil, but such a number of reserve, people did not expect. As a More...

News Brief On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Brazil is building a $22.5 million sex-themed amusement park called ErotikaLand

Why would anyone want to ride a bumper car shaped like a giant penis? Or board an “erotic ghost train” that chug-chugs past go-go dancers? Or play carnival games in a midway where visitors throw More...

Viva Sarah Press On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

3 Israeli startups help create smart cities in Brazil

    When the Brazilian government decided to build smart cities from scratch, it looked to Israeli high-tech to provide the solutions. Three Israeli startups — Magos Systems, GreenIQ and Pixtier More...

News Brief On Saturday, January 2nd, 2016

Many Pregnant Women Across Brazil Are in a Panic

  A little-known virus spread by mosquitoes is causing one of the most alarming health crises to hit Brazil in decades, officials here warn: Thousands of cases of brain damage, in which babies are born More...

News Brief On Thursday, December 17th, 2015

Brazil court Just Blocked WhatsApp Despite Almost Everyone In Brazil Using It

A court in Brazil has ordered telecommunications companies to block popular messaging service WhatsApp for 48 hours, citing a failure to respond properly to a criminal case. According to Brazilian newspaper More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Matriarch of Brazilian Steel Family Steinbruch Dies at 85

     Steinbruch was the widow of Mendel Steinbruch, one of the founders of Brazilian textile business Vicunha Group, whose current chief executive officer is their son Ricardo. Their second son Benjamin More...

Professor Martin Feldstein On Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein: Chile’s Uncertain Future

When I was in Chile earlier this month, I was impressed by the contrast between the palpable success of its long-standing free-market policies and the current agenda of its leftist president, Michelle Bachelet. More...

News On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Brazil Credit Rating Cut to Junk by S&P Amid Budget Strain

  Brazil has lost its investment-grade credit rating following a downgrade by Standard & Poor’s to “junk” status, according to BBC News. The U.S. rating agency said mounting political More...

News Brief On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Taxi drivers in Brazil and Australia step up protests against Uber

Two separate cities, thousands of kilometres apart, but holding protests with the same message – taxi drivers are fed up with Uber. Thousands of drivers blocked streets and avenues in Brazil’s More...

Wordpress site Developed by Fixing WordPress Problems