• Aubameyang double helps Arsenal to back-to-back wins 23 Feb 2020 19:02 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Arsenal recovered from an early setback to beat Everton in a thrilling five-goal clash. The visitors led inside 49 seconds as Dominic Calvert-Lewin’s effort became the quickest home goal ever conceded by Arsenal in …
  • Brazilian father to be deported days after daughter’s birthday 23 Feb 2020 19:00 The father of an undocumented Brazilian family living in Athenry, Co Galway is set to be deported from the country on Tuesday, just days after his eldest daughter’s 12th birthday. Lucivaldo Araujo da Silva was arrested on February 2nd on foot of a …
  • Angels Fight Sex Harassment at Brazil Carnival 23 Feb 2020 18:41 SAO PAULO – Amid the samba dancers and sensual costumes at Brazil carnival, a group of “angels” are helping combat sexual harassment. Instead of wings or haloes, the volunteers have stickers reading “no means no” and “my body, my rules.” These are their …
  • Penang releases Wolbachia-infected mosquitoes to combat dengue 23 Feb 2020 18:39 GEORGE TOWN: Penang has released mosquitoes infected with a harmless bacteria known as Wolbachia, to reduce the population of wild dengue-transmitting aedes mosquitoes. Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the pilot project was carried out on Nov 19 last year …
  • New airline ‘Air Demerara’ prepares to launch regional, international service 23 Feb 2020 18:12 …500 jobs to be created in US$500M plus investment A new airline, Air Demerara, is fine tuning its plans to operate from Guyana’s main international airports by the year 2021. On Saturday the company announced that it plans to operate international and …
  • Cheers for Feb. 23 23 Feb 2020 17:47 GSCC releases President’s List The Fall Semester 2019 President’s List at Gadsden State Community College was released by school President Martha Lavender. Full-time students who earn a semester grade point average of 4.0 (with all A’s) and complete a …
  • Summer plans: Globetrotting Duluth angler after giant Tazin Lake trout this summer 23 Feb 2020 17:22 At least that’s what Goldberg’s hoping for this summer at Tazin Lake Lodge, about as far north in Saskatchewan as you can get and not be in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The lake is famous for its huge lake trout, with many fish over 20 pounds and some …
  • Pressured by US sanctions, Cuba struggles to pay its debts 23 Feb 2020 16:29 Having negotiated a restructuring of its debt with 14 countries through the Paris Club of creditors in 2015, Cuba last year failed to make timely payments to six of them — Austria, Belgium, Britain, France, Japan and Spain, AFP reported. The Caribbean …
  • The Band That Conquered the World: BTS New Album is #1 on iTunes in 91 Countries 23 Feb 2020 16:13 Asia & Pacific 10:10 GMT 22.02.2020(updated 15:46 GMT 23.02.2020) Get short URL The new album 'Map of the Soul: 7' was released on 21 February along with the 'On' Kinetic Manifesto Film: Come Prima. Immediately after its release, the …
  • Virus Outbreak: Virus hits global shipping 23 Feb 2020 16:05 Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the COVID-19 outbreak, sparking general alarm. As analysts pore over charts to gauge just how badly Chinese megafactories have been hit, …
  • Ajax snap up €22m Brazil starlet Antony to replace Chelsea-bound Ziyech 23 Feb 2020 15:38 With the Morocco international set to switch Amsterdam for London, the Dutch champions have moved to secure an adequate replacement Ajax have announced the signing of Antony Matheus dos Santos, better known as Antony, with the Sao Paulo starlet set to …
  • Brazil carnival queens: Hard work reigning over parties 23 Feb 2020 15:13 Brazil’s carnival celebrations are among the wildest parties in the world, but someone has to reign over them, and being “queen” can be a year-round job. AFP interviewed two “carnival queens” who devote a substantial part of their lives year-round to the …
  • Latest MRFR Brief on Home Healthcare Market Competitive Analysis by Process Chain, Opportunity and Trends 2020 to 2023 23 Feb 2020 14:52 Home Healthcare Market Research Report, by Product (Therapeutic products, Other), Service (Skilled Nursing Services, Respiratory Therapy Service, Other), Software (Clinical Management System, Telehealth Solution, Other) – Global Forecast Till 2023. The “ …
  • Zika Virus Testing Market 23 Feb 2020 14:52 Zika Virus Testing Market is anticipated to be driven by increasing Zika incidences around the globe. This virus was first detected in Rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947. Then, in 1952, humans were detected with the virus. The “Zika Virus Testing Market” In- …
  • Mucormycosis Market Growth Aspects of Manufacturing Analytics Market In-depth Analysis 2020 – Forecast to 2023 23 Feb 2020 14:52 Mucormycosis Market research report: by diagnosis (Rhizopus, Rhizomucor, Cunninghamella, Apophysomyces, Saksenaea, Lichtheimia, Mucor), by diagnosis (CT, MRI, tissue biopsy), by treatment (surgery, antifungal), by end user – Global forecast till 2023 The “ …
  • Kidney Infection Market Demand, Recent Improvement in Drugs and Business Scope in Renal Desease 23 Feb 2020 14:52 Kidney Infection Market Research Report: By Diagnosis (Dipstick Urine Test, Imaging Test, Treatment (Medication, Antibiotics, Nsaids, Dialysis, Kidney Transplant), End User (Hospitals & Clinics, Nephrology Center, Research Institutes) – Global Forecast …
  • Rio carnival tourists at risk from contaminated water 23 Feb 2020 13:47 Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Feb 23 (ANI): The glitz, glamour, and festivity of Brazil's famous Rio carnival is under threat from contaminated water as the summer season reaches its peak. According to Fox News, taps and showers have been gushing out murky …
  • A year after 10 Flamengo players died in a fire, their families still seek justice 23 Feb 2020 13:39 Simone Souza stood outside Flamengo’s training ground, hoping to be let in. She just wanted to go into the car park, light a candle and say a prayer. A year before, on the night of 8 February 2019, her 15-year-old nephew Jorge Eduardo and nine of his …
  • In the Rhythm of Samba: The Opening of the Brazilian Carnival 23 Feb 2020 13:32 https://cdn3.img.sputniknews.com/images/107838/40/1078384074.jpg Sputnik International https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png Sputnik https://cdn2.img.sputniknews.com/i/logo.png https:// …
  • Believe the hype - budget 2020 is very important 23 Feb 2020 13:31 Every budget is billed in advance as the most crucial in recent times, but then instantly forgotten. The one Rishi Sunak will deliver in just over two weeks’ time may be one of the few that justifies the hype. The reason so much is resting on the shoulders …
  • Frequent Flyer News: Amidst Big Changes, Flying To South America Just Got Better 23 Feb 2020 13:04 LATAM's 777-300 aircraft, with brand new - and much improved - business and economy cabins. LATAM Airline Group I’m a big fan of South America as a travel destination, and in 2006, during one of several visits to Chile, I had the pleasure of going to …
  • School warned against viral ‘skull breaker’ challenge 23 Feb 2020 12:10 Also called the “tripping jump challenge”, which reportedly first emerged in South America on the TikTok video app, it involves two students convincing a third to stand in a row with them and jump at the same time. But the two on the outside don’t jump, …
  • Renewed call for easier trade in agriculture welcomed in NZ 23 Feb 2020 11:59 A veteran trade lobby group emerged from hibernation in Switzerland last week to renew the call for easier trade in agriculture. Photo: 123RF The 19-nation Cairns Group made its plea after ministers met on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos …
  • Brazil's BRF says meat shipments to China normal despite port woes 23 Feb 2020 11:48 SAO PAULO, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Brazilian food processor BRF SA has not stopped shipping meat products to China even amid congestion at some of that nation’s ports related to the new coronavirus outbreak, the company said late on Friday, answering a query …
  • 48 hours in pictures, 23 February 2020 23 Feb 2020 11:20 News, celebrities and sports photographs from around the world. 1/16 A reveller walks on after the first carnival night in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, 23 February 2020. EPA-EFE/ROB ENGELAAR 2/16 Johnny Depp arrives for the premiere of ‘Minamata …
  • Dabiri-Erewa, others stir Pan-African spirit in New York 23 Feb 2020 11:08 The Chairman, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has joined other Pan-Africanists in New York to remind the Africa diaspora of their root. The event was the Pan-African Unity Dialogue (PAUD) hosted by the Institute of the …
  • Steven Gerrard reveals two things Rangers players are motivated by as he lifts the lid on Ibrox tactical briefings 23 Feb 2020 10:50 Rangers manager Steven Gerrard admits only two things motivate footballers - days off and money. The Liverpool legend has played at the highest levels of game, lifting the Champions League and winning 114 caps for England. Winning the biggest trophies in …
  • Colombia was the deadliest place on Earth for environmental activists. It's gotten worse. 23 Feb 2020 10:49 When Nidia Becerra first vowed to drive out illegal mining and logging from her indigenous community’s ancestral lands in Colombia, her elders and traditional spiritual guides, known as “Sinchis Yachas,” warned there would be trouble. “I would have to …
  • Preparations in Full Swing for Asia's first Messi10 Show 23 Feb 2020 10:48 Preparations and practice for Cirque du Soleil's latest production, 'Messi10', are continuing in full swing at Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiyah Arena where the Asian and Middle East premiere of the show will take place on February 27. “This is the …
  • From a Greek Cave to a Bali Treehouse, See the Most-Wanted Airbnbs Every Year of the Last Decade 23 Feb 2020 10:35 © AirBnB A high-tech house in the California desert, a treehouse in Bali and more top picks Countless travel trends have taken hold over the last ten years: adults-only cruises, Instagram-inspired vacations, eco- and voluntourism, and of course the rise of …
  • Brazil fears police-strike spread 23 Feb 2020 10:13 RIO DE JANEIRO -- A police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among officers elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as Carnival celebrations start. The strike by military police demanding higher …
  • Youth America Grand Prix performers pirouette and plie in Salt Lake City, vying for a ballet scholarship 23 Feb 2020 08:25 Hundreds of young aspiring dancers from Utah descend on Salt Lake City for the “American Idol” of ballet this weekend for the Youth America Grand Prix ballet scholarship auditions. Gathered at the Capitol Theatre, ballet dancers ages 9-19, attend workshops …
  • How ‘Stewardship’ Aims to Make Passive Funds Greener 23 Feb 2020 08:18 1. Why does passive investing have this conflict? Passive investing generally means buying or selling shares in a category of stocks rather than individual company stocks; the most popular examples are funds that buy every stock in the Standard & Poor’ …
  • The only sona in Sonbhadra is in the name 23 Feb 2020 07:44 Geological Survey dismisses local officials' claim that there's 3000 tonnes of gold out there Kolkata/Sonbhadra (UP): The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has dismissed as fanciful claims by local officials that there are 3000 tonnes of gold …
  • The All India Agarbathi Association turns 70 and traces its fragrant journey with a Special Postal Cover 23 Feb 2020 07:36 When Arjun Ranga was walking around a market in Sao Paulo in Brazil, he noticed a shopkeeper lighting incense sticks, saying “a pleasant aroma will draw in more business.” “Today people buy incense sticks for different reasons, it is not only for puja,” …
  • UFC Auckland: Both fighters go to hospital after Dan Hooker wins five-round war against Paul Felder 23 Feb 2020 07:24 A brutal UFC contest in Auckland has ended with both Kiwi Dan Hooker and Irishman Paul Felder in hospital, amid suggestions winner Hooker may have suffered a broken jaw. Spark Arena may be the home court of the Breakers and the stage for some of the …
  • Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally flags off at Souq Waqif 23 Feb 2020 07:15 The Manateq Qatar Cross-Country Rally (MQCCR) last night got underway in front of the television cameras and hundreds of onlookers at Souq Waqif in downtown Doha. The opening round of the FIA World Cup for Cross-Country Rallies has attracted competitors …
  • What's New On Netflix And What's Gone… 23 Feb 2020 07:14 Winters can be long in Idaho especially if you're not into winter sports. Winter can also be awesome in Idaho, picture this... A warm fireplace crackling in the your living room and a cup of your favorite hot beverage on the end table right next to the …
  • Overview of Data Centre KVM Switches Market to Witness Remarkable Growth by 2025| Avocent(Emerson), Raritan(Legrand), Belkin, Adder, etc 23 Feb 2020 07:12 Feb 23, 2020 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - Market Info Reports) Global Data Centre KVM Switches Market reports provide in-depth analysis of Top Players , Geography, End users, Applications, Competitor analysis, SWOT Analysis , Revenue, Price, Gross …
  • Rio carnival gets political in Bolsonaro's Brazil 23 Feb 2020 06:52 Rio de Janeiro kicks off its annual carnival parades Sunday, the first of two nights of glittering, over-the-top spectacle set to pack a heavy dose of political commentary on Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. Vying for the title of carnival …
  • President Trump getting a wall in India too 23 Feb 2020 06:51 An Indian woman looks at a wall painted with portraits of U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of Trump’s visit, in Ahmadabad, India, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. Trump is scheduled to visit the city during his Feb. 24-25 …
  • FLAHERTY, Kathleen (Kitty) 23 Feb 2020 06:09 FLAHERTY, Kathleen (Kitty) – Delvin Park, Ferbane, Offaly. Kathleen died February 22nd, 2020 with her family in the loving care of the Staff of Ferbane Nursing Home. She is fondly known as Kitty and is a native of Ataherine, Downings, Donegal. Kitty will …
  • Sports tourism potential excites Coventry 23 Feb 2020 06:03 BY MUNYARADZI MADZOKERE Youth, Sport, Arts and Recreation minister Kirsty Coventry has expressed excitement at the potential Zimbabwean sport has to sell the country to the rest of the world, urging the government to invest more in the sport industry. This …
  • Virus hits shipping, spreading global economic strain 23 Feb 2020 05:50 LONDON: Sea freight transport, the lifeblood of trade and a bellwether of the global economy, has been blown off course by the new coronavirus, sparking general alarm. As analysts pore over charts to gauge just how badly Chinese mega-factories have been …
  • Argentina manages a US$ 1.02bn trade surplus in January 23 Feb 2020 05:48 Sunday, February 23rd 2020 - 05:29 UTC The country posted a trade surplus of US$ 1.02 billion in January, from a surplus of US$ 373 million a year earlier, Indec said Argentina's economic activity expanded in December as retail sales and manufacturing …
  • Qatar, Sweden co-chair first session to facilitate consultations... 23 Feb 2020 05:48  23 Feb 2020 - 8:23 The Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the United Nations, Ambassador H E Sheikha Alya Ahmed bin Saif Al Thani; Permanent Representative of Sweden, Ambassador H E Anna Enestrom; and the President of the 74th Session of …
  • Brazil Fears Police Protests Will Spread During Carnival 23 Feb 2020 05:31 RIO DE JANEIRO - A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start. The strike by military police demanding …
  • Brazilian transgender dancer shatters Carnival parade taboo 23 Feb 2020 05:25 Transgender godmother Camila Prins, representing the Colorado do Bras samba school, performs at Carnival in the Sambadrome in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. Prins entered the parade grounds, in a costume of feathers that displayed her sinuous …
  • To achieve enduring peace: Gains of terror war to be firmed up, says COAS 23 Feb 2020 05:19 To achieve enduring peace: Gains of terror war to be firmed up, says COAS RAWALPINDI: Marking the completion of three years of Operation Raddul Fasaad, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Saturday that the Army is capable of …
  • Heli-ski competitions end in Shogran 23 Feb 2020 05:06 Heli-ski competitions end in Shogran MANSEHRA: The week-long adventurous Heli-ski competitions concluded at the tourist resort of Shogran here on Saturday. Jointly organised by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) and the Afiniti, the Heli-ski …
  • Week-long adventurous competitions end 23 Feb 2020 04:35 Week-long adventurous competitions end MANSEHRA: The week-long adventurous Helisiki competitions concluded at the tourist resort of Shogran here on Saturday. Jointly organised by the Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR) and the Afiniti, the Helisiki …
  • Philippines stages 20th Manhunt International contest; Paul Luzineau of Netherlands wins title 23 Feb 2020 04:27 Manhunt International Paul Luzineau (center) poses with (from left) runners-up Mayur Gangwani of India, Matheus Glora of Brazil, Nicos Antonopoulus of Greece, and Yeray Hidalgo of Spain. ARMIN P. ADINA QUEZON CITY, PHILIPPINES — With 36 participants from …
  • Corporate governance enforcement should be extended to all sectors — Ayeku 23 Feb 2020 04:03 In this interview with NIKE POPOOLA, the President, Institute of Chartered Secretaries & Administrators of Nigeria, Mr Bode Ayeku, speaks on why all sectors should adopt corporate governance in line with international standards among other issues Why …
  • PH tops ‘Women in Business’ global ranking 23 Feb 2020 03:50 MANILA, Philippines — With 43 percent of Filipino women executives holding senior management positions, the Philippines ranked first among 32 countries surveyed in having the most number of women executives in top leadership roles, according to the Grant …
  • Brazilian model, 24, who went missing in LA three weeks ago is believed to have been murdered 23 Feb 2020 03:48 Model, 24, who went missing in LA three weeks ago is feared murdered after security video showing a bloody female lying face down is found and her car is recovered 1,300 miles away in Oklahoma City Ana Braga spoke to her mom in Brazil via phone on January …
  • Bernie Bros more likely to be from Moscow, Idaho, than Moscow, Russia 23 Feb 2020 03:42 Rather disturbing mug shot, isn’t it? You are looking at a Bernie Bro straight out of Central Casting, the kind of bum you might see lurking around your local methadone clinic, or maybe the welfare office. But now, we are informed by the purveyors of the …
  • Brazil Humor Exhibition Picks Iranian Cartoonist as Jury 23 Feb 2020 01:29
  • Steven Gerrard explains how Neil Lennon settled personal debate as Rangers 'Brazil' session revealed 23 Feb 2020 00:13 Rangers boss Steven Gerrard admits he can improve on his emotional touchline reactions but insists he'll never apologise for being honest. The Ibrox gaffer was criticised by pundits for his celebrations when Rangers beat Celtic in December and also …
  • Brazil Dances to the Rhythm of Samba on Its First Day of Carnival 22 Feb 2020 21:03 SAO PAULO – Samba schools stirred on Friday the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo that, overcome with joy, officially welcomed the carnival with a tribute to women, black people and Jesus Christ. A yellow tide flooded the 530 meters of the Anhembi sambadrome at …
  • Brazil: Socialist Senator Shot While Driving Bulldozer into Police Protest 22 Feb 2020 20:29 A Brazilian senator was shot on Wednesday as he tried to drive a bulldozer towards a military police strike demanding higher salaries in the northeastern state of Ceara. Senator Cid Gomes, 56, who also serves as the regional governor, was shot by a rubber …
  • Brazil celebrates Pele's 50th anniversary in his greatest achievement for his country 22 Feb 2020 19:53 Home | News | General | Brazil celebrates Pele's 50th anniversary in his greatest achievement for his country - Pele has his statue dressed in the 1970 World Cup strip erected in Brazil's FA headquarters - The soon to be 80-year-old was not present …
  • LOOK: Brazil’s Carnival kicks off with political divisions front and centre 22 Feb 2020 19:41 Rio de Janeiro/São Paulo – Brazil’s famed Carnival kicked off in earnest on Saturday, as millions of scantily-clad revellers poured into the streets, many of whom took the opportunity to parody or otherwise comment on the nation’s deeply polarised …
  • Brazil's Carnival kicks off with political divisions front and centre 22 Feb 2020 18:56
  • Brazil's Carnival kicks off with political divisions front and centre 22 Feb 2020 16:50 RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO: Brazil's famed Carnival kicked off in earnest on Saturday (Feb 22), as millions of scantily-clad revellers poured into the streets, many of whom took the opportunity to parody or otherwise comment on the nation's …
  • In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival 22 Feb 2020 15:35 “Of course, police strikes could spread,” said lawmaker Guilherme da Cunha of the state of Minas Gerais, where police obtained a 42 percent salary increase this year after threatening to strike. “From the moment people who have a monopoly on firearms …
  • In Brazil, fears that violent police strike could spread 22 Feb 2020 14:47 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil that led to a senator being injured by gunfire has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country who have threatened to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start. …
  • Bolsonaro wants electric carmaker Telsa to open a factory in Brazil 22 Feb 2020 10:09 Saturday, February 22nd 2020 - 10:02 UTC Bolsonaro, who will visit Miami and Dallas on March 9 and 10, said on Twitter that “our extensive agenda will include the possibility of bringing Tesla to Brazil.” President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he would …
  • Intense rains in Brazil limiting soybean harvest and delaying exports 22 Feb 2020 09:44 Saturday, February 22nd 2020 - 09:24 UTC Brazil's 2019/2020 soybean harvest had reached 34.2% of the planted area as of Friday, an advance of 6.8 percentage points over the previous week Intense rains in parts of Brazil have limited the advance of …
  • ‘Joyous’ Neymar to miss Brazil carnival 22 Feb 2020 09:39 Rio de Janeiro - Neymar revealed on Friday that he will not be travelling to Brazil for the carnival season after receiving criticism for attending in previous years while injured. "It is with immense joy that I won't be going to carnival in 2020 …
  • Brazil distributes 128 million condoms ahead of Carnival festivities 22 Feb 2020 09:32 Saturday, February 22nd 2020 - 09:10 UTC Officials said that by the beginning of the Carnival period, all states in the country will have been supplied. Brazil’s Ministry of Health has begun to distribute the 128.6 million condoms purchased to guarantee …
  • Details on Lafayette man’s secret life in Brazil after his wife’s disappearance 22 Feb 2020 09:11 LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Sean Grebinger ran from authorities for seven years before a Brazilian federal agency arrested him on Tuesday. The 48-year-old Lafayette man led a secret life in South America, after leaving Louisiana just weeks after the …
  • Brazil and democracy 22 Feb 2020 03:31 Brazil and democracy “The Big Honcho suppressed all the newspapers that risked timid repairs to his management, and promised that factories would produce better wrapping paper. He then closed most magazines, including those dedicated to beekeeping and …
  • Brazil carnival queens: reigning over wild parties is hard work 22 Feb 2020 03:10 Brazil's carnival celebrations are among the wildest parties in the world, but someone has to reign over them -- and being "queen" can be a year-round job. AFP interviewed two "carnival queens" who devote a substantial part of their …
  • 'Confused, lost' Kiwi arrives at Brazil hospital with no documents, clothes 21 Feb 2020 22:41 Hospital staff in Rio de Janeiro are concerned for the wellbeing of a "confused" patient believed to be from New Zealand. The man, who training nurse Nayane Velasco​ estimated is aged between 45 and 50, arrived at Hospital Municipal Miguel Couto …
  • Brazil says U.S. will allow fresh Brazilian beef imports 21 Feb 2020 22:37 SAO PAULO/BRASILIA — Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday that the United States had reopened its market for Brazilian fresh beef exports, effective immediately. The United States had halted imports of Brazilian fresh beef …
  • Brazil unveils instant payments platform 21 Feb 2020 21:36 The Brazilian central bank launched its instant payments platform as part of a wider innovation program that aims to overhaul the financial system in the country. The platform, dubbed PIX, will go live on November 10 and will enable money transfers between …
  • Brazil says U.S. has reopened its market for Brazil fresh beef exports 21 Feb 2020 20:44 SAO PAULO — Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias announced on Friday that the United States has reopened its market for Brazilian fresh beef exports. She made the announcement on her Twitter account without providing any additional details. …
  • Brazil sends armed forces to north-east to quell violence from police strike 21 Feb 2020 20:13 Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has dispatched army and national guard troops to the north-eastern state of Ceará in an attempt to quell a brewing security crisis triggered by a police officers’ strike. The decision late on Thursday came …
  • Brazil legend Kaka picks who is the better midfielder between Lampard and Gerrard 21 Feb 2020 18:39 Home | News | General | Brazil legend Kaka picks who is the better midfielder between Lampard and Gerrard - Kaka is of the opinion that Steven Gerrard is a better midfielder than Frank Lampard - There has been an unending debate between the former …
  • Elephant in Argentina packs trunk for Brazil 21 Feb 2020 17:55 Mara the elephant is packing for what might be the final trip of her 54-year life spent globe-trotting from India to Germany before joining circuses in Montevideo and Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she has been for the past 25 years. Now she is readying to …
  • Reports From Brazil, Sean Grebinger Is Dead 21 Feb 2020 17:27 Sean Grebinger, the man who was married to a Lafayette woman who disappeared, was reportedly found dead today in a Brazilian prison according to KATC. KATC sites Globo News and other news outlets as reporting that the 48-year-old man, suspected in the …
  • Pele misses statue unveiling to honor Brazil’s 1970 World Cup-winning team 21 Feb 2020 15:12 SAO PAULO – Pele did not attend a ceremony Thursday to unveil a statue of him representing Brazil’s historic 1970 World Cup-winning team. The Brazilian has suffered with mobility problems for years, which has forced him to use walkers and wheelchairs in …
  • Brazil's Caixa partners with Visa in cards 21 Feb 2020 12:06 SAO PAULO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian state-owned lender Caixa Economica Federal is partnering with the world’s largest payments network Visa Inc to issue debit and credit cards, it said on Friday. The partnership comes as Caixa revamps its card business …
  • Brazil's Bolsonaro to discuss Tesla plant in visit to the U.S. 21 Feb 2020 12:00 SAO PAULO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday said on Twitter that he will be discussing the potential opening of a Tesla plant in Brazil during his trip to the United States in March, among other matters. On Thursday, the …
  • Sembmarine ex-consultant charged in Brazil for money laundering, corruption 21 Feb 2020 08:27 He was connected to a consultant engaged by its subsidiaries on contracts with Sete Brasil. Sembcorp Marine’s (Sembmarine) subsidiaries’ ex-consultant Guilherme Esteves de Jesus has been convicted of corruption, money laundering and participation in a …
  • Brazil unveils statute of Pele, to celebrate 50th anniversary of 1970 World Cup 21 Feb 2020 08:26     Friday, February 21st 2020 - 08:01 UTC Pele, who will be 80 in October and finds it difficult to walk, was not present at the ceremony in the CBF’s museum but had declared the statue was “perfect” The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a …
  • Oil workers temporarily suspend strike in Brazil 21 Feb 2020 06:51 Brasilia, February 21 (RHC)-- In Brazil, oil workers suspended their strike Thursday after 19 days, while state oil company Petrobras promised to start a round of negotiations with the unions. The decision was taken after a council of the Single Federation …
  • Central Bank of Brazil to Introduce Instant Payments Platform PIX in November 2020 21 Feb 2020 04:48 February 20, 2020 @ 9:12 pm By Omar Faridi Banco Central de Brazil, the nation’s reserve bank, is planning to introduce an instant payments solution, PIX, in November 2020.  The Brazilian central bank noted on February 19 that the new instant payments …
  • Singapore's Sembcorp Marine says ex-consultant convicted in Brazil probe 21 Feb 2020 04:31 FILE PHOTO: The Sembcorp Marine sign is pictured at the shipyard in Singapore, May 23, 2019. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo (Reuters) - Singaporean rig builder Sembcorp Marine Ltd said on Friday a former consultant to the company had been convicted by …
  • Brazil’s Vale knew Brumadinho dam was unsafe as early as 2003: internal report 21 Feb 2020 03:16 BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - An independent investigation requested by Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA into the causes of the Brumadinho tailings dam disaster that killed 270 people a year ago found the company knew about the problem but failed …
  • Solar energy expands quickly in Brazil, attracts Chinese firms 21 Feb 2020 03:06 PORTO FELIZ, Brazil (Reuters) - Beside the green pastures and sugarcane plantations surrounding the farming town of Porto Feliz is the strange sight of hundreds of blue, silicon panes turned towards the sun. This solar farm, about 150 km (93.2 miles) from …
  • Americold Realty Trust To Form Strategic Joint Venture In Brazil And Acquire 15% Ownership In Superfrio For Brl $118 Mln 21 Feb 2020 03:04
  • No Pelé for unveiling of statue to honor Brazil's 1970 team 21 Feb 2020 02:58 SAO PAULO (AP) - Soccer great Pelé did not attend a ceremony Thursday to unveil a statue of him representing Brazil’s historic 1970 World Cup winning team. The Brazilian has suffered with mobility problems for years, which has forced him to use walkers and …
  • Brazil's Carrefour Brasil Reports Q4 Net Income Of 735 Million Reais 21 Feb 2020 01:19
  • Man arrested in Brazil 6 years after wife's disappearance 20 Feb 2020 21:50 POUSO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) - The estranged husband of a Louisiana woman who disappeared in 2013 has been arrested in Brazil, authorities said. Brazilian Federal Police told news outlets that Sean Grebinger, 48, was arrested Tuesday in Pouso Alegre in …
  • Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro pushes political incorrectness to the limit 20 Feb 2020 21:25 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro regularly offends opponents with political incorrectness and far-right diatribes, but he is taking heavier fire than usual for suggesting a respected journalist tried to get dirt on him with offers of sex. The man dubbed …
  • Brazil unveils Pele statue to mark 50th anniversary of 1970 triumph 20 Feb 2020 21:15 Pele's statue unveiled on the 50th anniversary of the 1970 World Cup victory - CBF Headquarters, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - February 20, 2020 A fan takes a selfie with Pele's statue. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The Brazilian …
  • Football: Brazil unveils Pele statue to mark 50th anniversary of 1970 triumph 20 Feb 2020 20:42 RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a statue of Pele at its headquarters on Thursday (Feb 20), the first of a series of events to commemorate June’s 50th anniversary of the team's third World Cup triumph. Pele, who will …
  • Coronavirus may sideswipe Chile, Peru and Brazil economies, leave Mexico unscathed 20 Feb 2020 20:08 By Jamie McGeever BRASILIA (Reuters) - The coronavirus outbreak in China may be altering the 2020 investment outlook for Latin America, souring sentiment toward regional free market beacons Chile and Brazil, while turning heads - and cash - toward left- …
  • Brazil’s Petrobras girds for headwinds after posting record profit 20 Feb 2020 19:24 RIO DE JANEIRO — Oil exports by Petrobras should fall slightly in the first quarter and production is already taking a hit, due to scheduled maintenance stoppages, executives said on Thursday, a sign the Brazilian state-run oil firm may have to endure some …