Brazil’s president Lula da Silva confirmed he is seriously considering running again in 2014 when Brazil will be hosting the World Football Cup. The Brazilian president made the announcement during an interview with Bandeirantes television.
Angra III nuclear power plant has been granted a construction license by the Brazilian National Nuclear Energy Commission, regulators said.
Brazil will send a team of experts to the United States next week to seek clarification on methods used to test processed meat imports for residues, which have suspended export to the US, the Agriculture ministry said on Monday.
One of Brazil’s most influential weekly magazines with strong penetration in political and business circles, ‘Veja’ has a main article this week calling neighbouring Paraguay the “rich beggar”, a role which the successive Paraguayan governments “have played to success attracting significant international aid and grants”.
Airports in the major cities of Brazil that will be hosting the World Cup in 2014, and the Olympic Games in 2016, are working at their maximum capacity and eight of them are described as “in the edge of operational collapse” according to a report from the Applied Economics Research Institute in Sao Paulo, IPEA.
Brazil in recent years has become the main destination for agro-toxic products banned in Europe, United States and most of South America’s countries with strong farm sectors. Brazilian farmers make unrestricted use of ten to twelve chemicals which are specifically banned in the European Union, United States and most of South America claims O Estado de Sao Paulo.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner promises that ‘there weren't, nor ever will be, barriers’ blocking Brazilian imports’ was received with disbelief by the Brazilian business community.
Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim was the latest high ranking official to complain about the limitations applied to bilateral trade with Argentina and said it was imperative for the country to understand that Brazil is a huge market.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that there weren't, nor ever will be, barriers blocking Brazilian imports, after holding a meeting in Rio de Janeiro with her Brazilian counterpart Lula da Silva, a gathering she classified as more than good.
South America must recover its military dissuasive capacity so it can say ‘no’ when necessary said Brazilian Defence minister Nelson Jobim following a meeting this week in Montevideo with his Uruguayan counterpart Luis Rosadilla.