A health alert has been declared in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia after an outbreak of dengue fever.
In a colorful ceremony full of music and dance, Brazil's Rio do Janeiro officially presented this week the candidacy of the impressive Christ Redeemer on the Corcovado hill as one of the modern world's seven wonders.
Brazil's chief negotiator at the Doha Round of trade talks at the World Trade Organization (WTO) accused United States of moving countercurrent regarding the liberalization of global agricultural trade and expressed uncertainty that negotiations can conclude this year.
Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called Tuesday for unity and hard work from all leaders of the ruling coalition to ensure the quick approval of the economic package recently announced and which is the backbone of his second mandate.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made on Friday an impassioned plea to rich countries to assume their responsibilities in long-struggling global free trade talks helping to achieve a quick agreement.
Brazil's Sao Paulo, South America's largest and most dynamic city celebrated this week its 453 anniversary with an eight tons cake shared by thousands of residents.
Brazil's president Lula da Silva unveiled on Monday an economic package with the purpose of boosting growth to 5% annually by 2008 through a combination of public and private spending.
Brazil is still far from the much coveted Investment Grade in spite of financial market speculations according to the risk rating agency Fitch Ratings which estimates that the BBB qualification will have to wait two to three years.
Brazil's government controlled oil corporation Petrobrás announced this week the start of natural gas production offshore the state of Bahia, which should increase supply in the northeast of the country helping to reduce the strong dependency from Bolivia.
United States on Thursday called on Brazil to exercise influence over its peers in the G-20 group of developing nations and try to achieve a breakthrough in the stalled Doha global trade talks.