Pope Benedict XVI coming visit to Brazil from May 9 to 13 is expected to attract millions of faithful and tourists which will spend in the order of 22 million Euros in Sao Paulo according to estimates from the city's Tourist Office.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva would like to see his ruling coalition remain in office even if this means supporting a conservative presidential candidate in 2010, according to an official spokesperson from the Planalto Palace.
Brazil and United States manufacturing industries agreed on Friday in Sao Paulo to join efforts in achieving a reduction of trade barriers, which so far have frustrated a long expected global free trade agreement.
Gov. Sergio Cabral Filho has formally requested that the army intervene to contain the violence that has been spiraling out of control in Rio de Janeiro.
Varig Brazil has launched two new Economy Class Air Passes ÃÂ¢€” one covering the 15 destinations served by the airline within Brazil, and the second for flights within the Mercosur Region, which covers five South American countries.
The government toughened its position in negotiations with air traffic controllers Tuesday amid fears a new strike could wreak havoc with flights over the Easter weekend.
Brazil and United States expect that in the coming thirty days agreement on the Doha Round global trade talks can be reached, revealed Monday Brazilian president Lula da Silva during his weekly broadcast program.
Brazil next step to becoming a world heavy player
By Thomaz Alvares de Azevedo e Almeida (*)
Brazilian budget airline Gol announced it will buy struggling rival Varig for 275 million US dollars, (98 million cash), once Brazil's proud flag carrier.
Brazil's Petrobras and Italy's ENI energy companies signed Tuesday an agreement in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to develop and commercialize bio-fuels technology and announced plans to build four bio-diesel plants in Brazil.