Global liquidity in recent years has led to a boom, --and speculation--, in real estate and farming land in Mercosur member countries. Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay have seen land prices soar pushed by foreign buyers and now governments are reacting tightening restrictions on land ownership.
A beautiful journalist at the heart of one of the latest Brazilian Congress scandals has hit the cover of the Brazil edition of Playboy and become an instant sales success.
Brazil's top aviation official on Thursday rebuffed charges by the head of an international air traffic controllers organization who said it was only a question of time before there was a new air disaster in Brazil.
A bank from the Netherlands has emerged as the winning bidder in an auction which marks a new phase in the global carbon market reports the BBC. Fortis Bank has paid more than 13m Euros for the rights to emit 800,000 tons of carbon dioxide, in the first such auction to be held in a regulated exchange, the Brazilian Mercantile and Futures Exchange (BM&F
Standing before the United Nations General Assembly one day after an historic meeting on climate change, the President of Brazil proposed convening in 2012 a summit on the environment, exactly two decades after the landmark international conference met there to produce the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
A group of Brazilian Indians has just kicked off a campaign called Guarani People, Great People. The self-esteem-enhancer promotion was launched in the Tey' kue village, near the municipality of Caarapó, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in the Brazilian Midwest.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will promote the country's biofuel initiatives during the United Nation's annual general assembly meeting next week, as part of a broader effort to fight climate change.
The Brazilian government is to spend $270m (£133m) in the next three years creating new reservations for indigenous groups in the Amazon.
In search of more investments Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived this weekend in Spain where beginning next Monday he has a heavy schedule of political and economic meetings.
The Brazilian Senate narrowly voted Wednesday to absolve the embattled higher house president Renan Calheiros, a key ally of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who faced expulsion over corruption allegations.