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  • Tuesday, February 14th 2023 - 10:49 UTC

    Brazilian markets relief: Lula da Silva will respect Central Bank's autonomy

    Institutional Relations Minister Alexandre Padilha said the government is not considering ways to cut short the terms of central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto

    Brazil’s Real remained stable after one of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s cabinet members said the administration will respect a law that gives autonomy to the central bank despite the president’s growing attacks against the monetary authority.

  • Wednesday, December 28th 2022 - 08:38 UTC

    Tebet to head Brazil's future Planning Ministry

    It was reported that Senator Tebet would have preferred Social Development or Environment

    Former Presidential candidate and Senator Simone Tebet, who endorsed Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the Oct. 30 runoff against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, has reportedly accepted to become Brazil's next Planning Ministry, according to press reports published Tuesday in Brasilia. The official announcement is to be made Wednesday.

  • Friday, March 1st 2013 - 00:07 UTC

    Dengue: 200.000 cases confirmed in triple frontier: Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil

    Brazilian Health Minister Padilha admits 33 deaths of dengue in the first seven weeks of 2013

    Paraguay, north Argentina and Brazil are in dengue alert following the confirmation of over 200.000 cases of the mosquito transmitted viral disease so far this year. The situation is considered worst that in previous years because besides a deep rise in the confirmed cases, the circulation of the four sero-types (strains) of dengue (1, 2, 3 and 4) has been detected, which means the disease keeps expanding.

  • Thursday, February 3rd 2011 - 22:17 UTC

    Brazil to provide free medicines for high blood pressure and diabetes

    Part of the campaign to eliminate extreme poverty, said President Dilma Rousseff

    Brazil is to provide free medicines for everyone suffering from high blood pressure or diabetes. The drugs will be distributed as of next month through a nationwide network of budget pharmacies, where many medicines are already heavily subsidised.