With different climate prospects, clearly more positive than last season, Brazil expects to harvest in 2021/22 a new record of some 143,75 million tons of soybeans, according to a survey with information from the main sowing states.
Brazilian Police have arrested Bolivian aviation official Celia Castedo Monasterio who in 2016 approved the flight plan of Lamia flight 2933 which resulted in the killing of most members of the Chapecoense football team.
Brazil's First Lady Michelle Bolsonaro has taken a vaccine against COVID-19, during the couple's recent trip to New York City, where President Jair Bolsonaro delivered a speech before the United Nations' 76th General Assembly earlier this week.
While the World Health Organization (WHO) has suspended the approval process of the Russian-developed Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has chosen Argentina and Brazil to further manufacture mRNA immunizers.
On September 10, 2021, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation1 with Brazil. Economic performance has been better than expected, in part due to the authorities’ forceful policy response. GDP regained its pre-pandemic level in 2021Q1 and momentum continues to be favourable, supported by booming terms of trade and robust private sector credit growth.
As expected the Brazilian central bank on Wednesday increased a whole percentage point of its basic Selic interest rate to 6,25%, the fifth in a row and the highest in two years. The Monetary Policy Committee, Copon unanimously voted for the increase in an attempt to contain inflation.
The Brazilian Army “continues strongly dedicated to comply with its constitutional missions”, said Commander General Paulo Sergio Nogueira in a message to the Force, and called on rank and file to be cautious about the information received in the social networks.
President Jair Bolsonaro highlighted on Tuesday, in New York, Brazil's work on environmental preservation and the fight against climate change. He also emphasized that he always defended fighting the virus and unemployment simultaneously and with the same responsibility, and claimed lockdowns have “left a legacy of inflation, particularly in foodstuffs around the world.”
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was pictured Sunday evening eating pizza in the streets of New York City after not being allowed into any local restaurant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Brazilian president of the Electoral Superior Tribunal, (TSE), Luis Roberto Barroso said that populism, extremism and authoritarianism have democracy under attack in the world, and it is essential the participation of the whole population to preserve the essence of freedom.