Brazil's economy could grow 2.5% in 2018 and expand at an even faster rate over the following years, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said at a seminar in Shanghai.
The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Uruguay, Brazil and Chile invite university students to participate in this regional competition to win the chance to visit the Falklands for a week, all expenses paid.
Police in Sao Paulo, Brazil's financial and industrial hub, used tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of demonstrators at the end of a peaceful march to protest the removal of populist president Dilma Rousseff last week in an impeachment trial.
Argentina's president Mauricio Macri greeted Brazil’s confirmed head of state Michel Temer for the first time since Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment and removal last week as the two met briefly during the G20 summit taking place in China.
Pope Francis called for people to pray to the Aparecida Virgin to protect all of Brazil and all of the Brazilian people in this very sad moment, in reference to the removal of Dilma Rousseff as president and her replacement by vice-president and interim president Michel Temer, which occurred last week.
Brazil's new president Michel Temer received strong support from Beijing when Chinese president Xi Jinping expressed confidence in Brazil's ability to maintain stability and cooperation between the two countries, during a meeting on Friday with Temer in Hangzhou, the resort that will host the G20 summit
The impeachment process that led to the removal of Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday, August 31, increased the gap among the continent's governments. While the U.S. said that the definite ousting of the now-former president of Brazil followed constitutional proceedings, the so-called Bolivarian governments – Venezuela, Ecuador and Bolivia – reacted by calling their ambassadors back.
Uruguay's Home Secretary Eduardo Bonomi described the removal of Brazilian ex president Dilma Rousseff as a “coup” and underlined her successor Michel Temer “has no legitimacy” to occupy the Executive. He added that the events of this week in Brazil have had an impact on Brazilian democracy and the region overall.
The Argentine government expressed on Wednesday respect for Brazil's institutional process and iterated its willingness to continue advancing toward a real and effective integration based on respect for human rights, democratic institutions and International law.
Venezuela on Wednesday withdrew its ambassador from Brazil and froze ties in response to president Dilma Rousseff's removal from office.