President Jose Mujica admitted to Uruguayan manufacturers and farmers that with recurrent Argentine and Brazilian obstacles to trade “it’s very hard to make Mercosur function” and good relations between presidents “are not enough”.
Brazil's Tourism minister resigned late Wednesday amid a long-brewing corruption scandal, marking the fifth cabinet-level official to step down from President Dilma Rousseff's nine-month-old government since June.
Brazilian scientist Expedito Jose de Sá Parent, 70, who is considered the creator of bio-diesel died this week in Fortaleza. President Dilma Rousseff paid tribute to the researcher who developed the ‘green’ fuel from oilseeds.
Brazil's government presented a plan on Wednesday for dividing up oil royalties among states, a crucial step in advancing its effort to tap deepwater reserves it hopes will turn the country into a major crude exporter.
The Brazilian economy expanded at its fastest pace in six months in July, even as the central bank bets on slower growth to curb the fastest inflation in six years.
Brazilian Central bank President Alexandre Tombini said in an interview with the local Valor Economico newspaper that Europe's expected difficulty in implementing a rescue package and slowing global growth are likely to justify the bank's recent surprise cut to interest rates.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that the lymphatic cancer she was diagnosed in 2009 has been ‘solved’ and she enjoys ‘good health’. The president’s health is a recurrent concern in Brazil.
Miss Universe 2011 will be aired Monday night but there has been plenty of sparking controversy. Catalina Robayo, Miss Colombia has been snapped one too many times without her panties.
Brazil latest harvest (2010/2011) should reach 162.9 million tons of grains and oilseeds establishing a new record according to the latest release by the National Supplies Company, Conab.
US ambassador in Brazil Thomas Shannon said the country suffered from “extended corruption” according to a diplomatic cable a year and a half ago referred to former president Lula da Silva administration and which was recently released by Wikileaks.