Economy

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    Brazil President Softens Pension Reform Bill to Get Congress’s Approval

    A new version of Brazil’s unpopular pension reform bill presented this week would require ...

    An industrial mining operation in Brazil - Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA

    Mining Is Responsible for 10 Percent of Deforestation in the Amazon

    Nearly ten percent of all the deforestation occurring in the Brazilian Amazon between 2005 ...

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    A Brazilian Fancy Black Toilet Paper Infuriates Black Community

    A Brazilian manufacturer has been blasted for appropriating the black empowerment slogan – “Black ...

    A Brazilian postal worker separates the mail - Photo: EBC

    Brazil Launches Online Service to Simplify Import of Goods

    Brazil’s Postal Service and Federal Revenue launched this week, an online system named Minhas ...

    The orange-winged parrot (Amazona amazonica) and the blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna) pictured, were the most traded parrot species - Photo by Luc Viatour

    Benefits and Risks of Legal Wildlife Trade in the Amazon

    The multimillion-dollar legal wildlife trade in species originating from Amazonian countries has been analyzed ...

    Caixa's branch at rua das Flores, in Curitiba, Paraná state

    Brazil’s President Plan to Privatize Major Bank Draws Noisy Opposition

    The president of the Workers Party of Brazil denounced the government’s attempt to privatize ...