Brazil's National Civil Aviation Agency which controls commercial flights policy in the country announced it will authorize discounts of up to 80% on plane tickets to destinations within South America.
The Animal Health Organization, OIE, with seat in Paris is expected to declare ten states of Brazil including the Federal District of Brasilia free of foot and mouth disease with vaccination.
One of the world's few un-contacted Amazonian tribes has been photographed from the air with images released on Thursday showing members in striking red body paint holding bows and arrows.
Fitch Ratings became this Thursday the second large rating agency in less than a month to up Brazil credit ratings to investment grade. Fitch said in a statement that the upgrade reflects the dramatic improvement in Brazil's external and public sector balance sheet.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva reacted against international criticism of his administration's environment policies saying that the world needed to understand that the Amazon belongs to Brazilians.
The dengue epidemic in the Brazilian state and city of Rio do Janeiro added another 10.635 cases last week and totaled 110 deaths since the beginning of the year according to the latest report from the city's sanitary authorities.
Farmland prices in Brazil have risen sharply of late, driven up by rising international commodities prices, especially grains, agricultural analysts AgraFNP said in a report released this week.
Brazil's government managed oil and gas corporation Petrobras announced this week the presence of oil traces in pre-salt reservoirs, in ultra deep waters off shore Sao Paulo in the Santos Basin.
Brazil's government managed oil corporation Petrobras said on Tuesday that according to media reports it is now the third-largest publicly-traded company in the Americas.
Brazil's government managed corporation Petrobras announced plans to order 40 drilling ships and platforms worth an estimated 30 billion US dollars for delivery by 2017. The deep-water drilling ships and semi-submersible rigs will explore for oil and gas in seas up to three kilometers deep.