The Brazilian government reached a landmark deal to pay state-controlled oil company Petrobras SA US$9.058 billion for revising a transfer-of-rights oil contract, Energy Minister Bento Albuquerque said.Add your comment!
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked his education minister, an ultraconservative who had drawn public ire over a range of controversial proposals including a revision of school textbooks to deny the 1964 military coup.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he is working with the US government to sow dissent within the Venezuelan army. Bolsonaro, during an interview with Jovem Pan radio, and added if there is a military invasion in Venezuela, he would ask to seek the counsel of Brazil's National Defense Council and Congress on what, if any, action his country should take.3 comments
Brazil’s government has triggered fierce criticism from scientists after announcing plans to tackle economic stagnation by implementing a government-wide budget freeze that could see research funding cut by up to 42%.1 comment
Torrential rain left at least 10 people dead in Rio de Janeiro, officials said on Tuesday, as emergency workers rescued people trapped by the downpour and clean-up efforts gathered pace.Add your comment!
Minister of State for Trade and Export Promotion Baroness Fairhead, is travelling to Brazil after visiting Argentina this week to meet with key Brazilian and Argentine businesses and government ministers to discuss the UK’s commitment to trade and investment in both countries and the wider Latin American and Caribbean (LATAC) region.1 comment
Brazilian soldiers opened fire on a family driving to a baby shower in Rio de Janeiro, riddling their vehicle with more than 80 bullets and killing one of the occupants, reports said on Monday. Ten army personnel have been arrested over Sunday's incident, which also wounded two others, on suspicion of failure to comply with rules of engagement, the military said in a statement.1 comment
Several thousand supporters of former Brazilian president Lula Inacio da Silva rallied on Sunday outside the prison where he has now been held for a year, as they demanded his release and chanted slogans against current leader Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian football legend Pele, who has been in hospital in Paris, will return to Brazil on Monday, his advisor announced. We're going back to Sao Paulo on Monday, said the advisor, without providing any more details.
Hidrovias do Brasil SA, a Brazilian logistics company, said the collapse of a bridge on the Moju River in Pará state on Saturday will not have any impact on its operations in the region, according to a statement on Sunday.