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Montevideo, May 29th 2023 - 19:44 UTC


  • Tuesday, May 16th 2023 - 03:01 UTC

    Brazil and UK agree to speed up poultry trade with de-bureaucratization

    Brazil's vice-president and Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce and Services, Geraldo Alckmin, announced UK’s endorsement of the process

    Brazil's vice president and Minister of Development, Industry, Commerce, and Services, Geraldo Alckmin, announced the UK’s endorsement for the de-bureaucratization of chicken exports from Brazil, in which poultry meat exporters will have zero cost when it comes to the issuing of market Certificates of Origin.

  • Monday, May 15th 2023 - 10:43 UTC

    Brazilian Gov’t to launch agrarian reform this month

    Teixeira also spoke wonders of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST)

    According to Agrarian Development and Family Agriculture Minister Paulo Teixeira, Brazil’s federal government will announce later this month the resumption of a series of actions aiming to promote the redistribution of unproductive lands, Agencia Brasil reported. The official made these remarks during a fair of the Landless Rural Workers Movement (MST) in São Paulo.

  • Monday, May 15th 2023 - 10:35 UTC

    Google and Telegram CEOs under investigation in Brazil

    The request for the investigation was made by the attorney general's office following a complaint by Lower House Speaker Arthur Lira

    Brazil's Federal Supreme Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes Friday launched an investigation against the heads of Google and Telegram in the country for the alleged disinformation campaign and attacks launched against the so-called fake news bill.

  • Saturday, May 13th 2023 - 10:56 UTC

    Brazil: United Nations representative speaks of indigenous genocide

    “My role is only to show the risks, but not to solve them,” said Alice Wairimu Nderitu

    United Nations (UN) envoy Alice Wairimu Nderitu completed her mission in Brazil Friday after 11 days during which she investigated cases of violence committed against indigenous people, Afro-descendants, and other vulnerable groups, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Brazil asks US to help Argentine with IMF talks

    Haddad said he feared the far right could gain momentum in Argentina if the economic crisis is not solved promptly

    The Brazilian Government of President Luiz Inàcio Lula Da Silva Thursday asked the US Treasury Department to exert some pressure on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) -of which the US is the largest shareholder- to help Argentina overcome the current crisis caused by the drought while still bound by commitments signed with the world entity, which are holding back the economic development of the South American country.

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    Brazilian FM says EU's proposal too demanding for Mercosur-EU FTA

    The fulfillment of those environmental goals depends on the “climate conditions” and should not be open to sanctions, Vieira explained

    Brazil's Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira Thursday said during an appearance before his country's Senatorial Foreign Relations Committee that the European Union's (EU) new environmental requirements for the Mercosur-EU agreement could cause “enormous damage” to the South American bloc.

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 10:37 UTC

    Brazil: De Moraes orders Torres' release from jail

    The former minister must nevertheless wear an electronic anklet and is banned from leaving Brasilia

    Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexander De Moraes Thursday ordered former Justice Minister Anderson Torres released from jail where he was under pre-trial detention for his alleged involvement in the Jan. 8 uprising in Brasilia.

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 09:56 UTC

    Brazil's Minerva Foods profits sustained with shipments from Uruguay and Argentina

    In February, Brazil voluntarily halted its beef exports to the Chinese market after the discovery of a case of “mad cow disease” in Pará

    Minerva Foods, South America’s largest animal protein exporter, ended the first quarter of this year with a net income of R$ 114 million, (Some five Reais to the US dollar).The result was only 0.5% lower than in the same period of 2022, despite the temporary interruption of shipments of Brazilian beef to its leading buyer, China.

  • Thursday, May 11th 2023 - 10:55 UTC

    Brazilian envoy meeting Ukrainian officials to devise a peace plan

    Lula described Amorim as “one of the most experienced diplomats in the world”

    Ukrainian diplomat Andrij Melnik Wednesday said Brazil can “play an important role” in stopping the war with Russia ahead of his meeting with President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's envoy Celso Amorim in Kyiv.

  • Thursday, May 11th 2023 - 10:54 UTC

    Brazil to begin dredging channel linking Merín and Los Patos lagoons this year

    Olaizola recalled that the dredging will be financed by the Brazilian government

    Brazilian authorities have pledged to start dredging the Merín-De los Patos lagoons waterway later this year, most likely in the spring, Uruguayan Undersecretary of Transport and Public Works, Juan José Olaizola said. The initiative is part of the agreements reached by presidents Luis Lacalle Pou and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva during their meeting in January in Montevideo.