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President Temer Announces Creation of Public Safety Ministry

  According Folha newspaper President, Michel Temer, in a meeting in Rio de Janeiro, announced the creation of a Ministry for Public Safety. The new ministry...

President Temer announces new public safety ministry to combat violence

  Brazil will establish a public safety ministry to tackle rising crime, President Michel Temer announced on Saturday. The new ministry would have a similar...

Army takes control of Rio security in bid to quash gang...

  Brazil's military has taken full control of security in Rio de Janeiro and the surrounding state in an effort to fight gang violence. The...

Investment planning for Rio/Espirito Santo railroad drops from 7 bln to...

  Cost of the railroad line connection between the states Rio de Janeiro and Espirito Santo (EF-118) had its investment value reduced from R $...

Times of Israel: Brazilian Jew named central banker of the year

  The Times of Israel cites the Financial Times in an article praising Ilan Goldfajn's performance at the head of the Brazil Central Bank and...

Prumo Logistica hired Siemens and Andrade Gutierrez to build Thermoelectric plant

  The Gas Natural Acu, a subsidiary of Prumo Logistica, approved the contracting of a consortium formed by Siemens and Andrade Gutierrez to build a...

Assets of Congressman Jair Bolsonaro and His Sons Multiply During Political...

  According Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper Brazilian congressman Jair Bolsonaro, who is likely to run for president in this year's election, along with his...

Brazil announces end to Amazon mega-dam building policy

  Brazil’s government this week announced a major shift away from its policy of building mega-dams in the Brazilian Amazon – a strategy born during...

Rio de Janeiro dolphin deaths a mystery for the environmental organisation

  The deaths of more than 80 gray dolphins in Brazil is proving a mystery to an environmental group which strives to protect them. Environmentalists...

The financial crisis that hits Rio has plunged ballerinas and artists...

  Rio de Janeiro’s opulent Municipal Theatre has gone quiet this year as months of unpaid wages emptied its calendar of major works and pushed...
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