There are two other major oil producers in the Americas whose production is set to increase this year, and over the next five years: Canada and Brazil.
As a large developing country with vast ecological wealth and huge potential for both renewable energy and environmental destruction, Brazil is an interesting case study for sustainability and — ultimately — the creation of a low-carbon economy.
The interim government has a low approval rating among Brazilians and 62% of them believe Rousseff's impeachment was the right decision.
Why, such words, like "jeitinho"—an ingenious way to cut corners—is a marker of Brazilian identity
The mining company co-owned by BHP Billiton and Vale S.A committed to a long-term plan for restoring the environment and communities damaged by thecompany dam's failure last November.
Does being handed money every month—no strings attached—sound attractive? The residents of a small town in Brazil are finding out.
The Olympic Games faced a new controversy this weekend — and this time it wasn’t over security, Zika or polluted waters, but censorship.
There is a familiar sound around. After eight years, once again the Portuguese language spoken with a Brazilian accent is heard at the main competition of the most important film festival in the world.
President Michel Temer announced a series of measures Wednesday to encourage domestic and foreign investment in Brazil’s ports
For Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, the government's austerity measures have brought back investor confidence and boosted the economy.
Voter dissatisfaction with current political system is seen with abstention and blank/null ballots surpassing valid votes in large cities.
Government concedes after lower house overwhelmingly backs move to remove Rousseff, who now faces vote in senate
Brazil’s interim president, Michel Temer, emphasized the role of agroindustry in the country’s development and called for “national reunification” to guarantee jobs in the sector.
Brazil has a blossoming tech industry, most thought the crisis had all but broken it, however, it remains strong and may offer alternatives for development.
Of the 27 states in the Union, 20 are in the red with public debts totaling over R$56 billion.
Amid a resounding nationwide defeat for the Brazilian Workers’ Party, or PT, it lost control of the Sao Paulo city hall on Sunday although results in Rio de Janeiro were mixed, with a runoff election in the offing.
A scandal and a further contraction of the economy make things difficult for the government
The sale to a consortium led by Brookfield is part of the company’s plans to focus on the exploration of petroleum and natural gas.
The sale of Liquigás is part of the Petrobras’ 2015-2016 Divestment Plan that call for disinvestments of US$15.1 billion during the two years.
It is something of a ritual in countries that host the Olympics to engage in soul-searching on the eve of the Games. And Brazil is no exception, unleashing a withering exploration of the country’s political, economic and ethical troubles
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