US experts have argued that sugars and sweeteners added to foods pose such a serious health risk that they should be controlled in the same way that alcohol and tobacco are, according to commentary in the journal Nature.
The murder rate in Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia has soared during a state police strike that on Saturday entered its fourth day. The state’s Public Safety Department says on its website that 51 people have been murdered in and near the capital city of Salvador since the strike began on Wednesday.
Brazil’s aircraft manufacturer Embraer has delivered a Legacy 650 to celebrity Jackie Chan for the Chinese market. The aircraft is painted with a dragon logo.
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras announced last week it had struck good-quality light oil in the Solimoes Basin, in the state of Amazonas.
Argentine Defence minister Arturo Puricelli described UK’s announcement to send state of the art and latest incorporation to the Royal Navy HMS Dauntless, and according to the London press a nuclear powered submersible, to the disputed Falklands/Malvinas Islands as “an unnecessary ostentation of fire power”