Brazil's President Lula da Silva broke down to tears in front of the TV cameras during an interview with Brazilian network TV Record when the popular leader recapped some of his administration's social achievements.
Brazil is following “closely and with great concern” the latest developments between Colombia and Venezuela said the Brazilian Foreign Office, Itamaraty, confirming that President Lula da Silva will be travelling to meet with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez next August 6, as was scheduled.
Brazilian incumbent presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff revealed that Brazil is patrolling its border area next to Paraguay with an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) hoping to control the inflow of narcotics, weapons and illegal merchandise (contraband).
Brazil’ presidential campaign has become increasingly controversial with opposition candidate Jose Serra claiming close links between the Colombian guerrillas’ FARC and President Lula da Silva’s ruling Workers Party.
Brazil’s central bank signalled it may stop raising interest rates soon after policy makers unexpectedly slowed the pace of increases and said inflation was less of a threat amid slowing global growth.
British airline Flybe has struck a deal with Brazilian plane manufacturer Embraer to buy 35 aircraft worth 1.3 billion US dollars, as it drives expansion in continental Europe. The announcement was done Tuesday during the Farnborough Air Show in England.
The Brazilian government announced Monday investments equivalent to 3.2 billion US dollars to upgrade airports in anticipation of the 2014 World Soccer Cup, one of the most sensitive issues for the massive infrastructure needed to handle millions of visitors.
President Lula da Silva said a woman can rule Brazil country much better than all the men that have been presidents in the country in the last 500 years.
Brazil’s government controlled energy giant Petrobras began commercial crude production Thursday from a deepwater deposit in the pre-salt region, which the government anticipates will turn the country into a global leader in oil production.
The first debate between Brazilian presidential candidates will be done exclusively for Internet, with the backup organization of the country’s four most important portals which make up an estimated 95% of internet users.