The suspicion of a possible mad cow case identified in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has further paralyzed activity in the country's abattoirs, and consequently the price of live cattle. A release from the Association of Brazilian abattoirs in the representation of the industry confirmed the situation.
Exploration and development of oil and gas resources in the ex Dutch colony of Suriname, now an independent country, was the main point of the agenda addressed by Brazilian foreign minister Carlos Franca and his Surinamese peer Albert Randim, during a meeting held in Brasilia.
Foreign companies keep leaving Argentina and claiming those moves are part of global strategies. Local analysts are reluctant to believe these explanations, but perhaps they would reconsider their stance if they see a similar exodus also taking place in Brazil.
Brazil's National Institute Institute for Space Research (Inpe) has released over this past weekend updated data regarding the deforestation of Amazonia between August 2020 and July 2021.
Brazil said that it is closely monitoring the outbreak of African Swine Fever, ASF, in the Dominican Republic and is taking the necessary measures, including an alert on the control of imports, international agriculture surveillance, and animal health services.
Brazil has issued a protocol instruction legally authorizing imports of genetically modified (GM) soy and corn from the United States at a time when Brazil is dealing with low stocks and record prices for these products.
Brazil recorded a new daily record of coronavirus cases on Wednesday with nearly 68,000 infections, a sign COVID-19 is still far from being brought under control in the hard-hit country.
Italy on Thursday banned travelers from Brazil and 12 other countries it considers to pose a high risk of Covid-19 transmission. The full list comprises Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bosnia, Brazil, Chile, the Dominican Republic, Kuwait, North Macedonia, Moldova, Oman, Panama and Peru.
Brazil removed from public view months of data on its coronavirus epidemic on Saturday, as President Jair Bolsonaro defended delays and changes to official record-keeping of the world's second-largest Covid19 outbreak.
The coronavirus pandemic has hit 38 indigenous groups in Brazil, raising fears for populations that have a history of being decimated by outside diseases, the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) said on Friday.