Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a swearing ceremony for the newly-named Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes and Justice Minister Osmar Serraglio, at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, March 7, 2017

Brazil’s President Launches $15 Bi Infrastructure Concession Plan

Brazil's President Michel Temer launched an infrastructure concessions program on Tuesday that he said should raise 45 billion reais ($14.43 billion) in investment in building and operating roads, port terminals, railways and power transmission...
Petrobras open sea oil station

It is over: Brazil ends Petrobras’ monopoly over Pre-Salt

Brazil’s House of Representatives approved a bill on Wednesday night that will end Petrobras’ monopoly to operate deep-water oil fields. The new legislation was passed by a 292-to-101 vote, but members of Congress can...
Black Friday consumers

Brazil’s online Christmas sales forecast to expand 22%

Online sales in Brazil during the Christmas season, comprising purchases made between November 15 and December 24, are forecast to expand 22% over last year,...


Online Sales in Brazil on the rise

Joaquim Levy

Banker to be named Brazil finance minister

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will name banker Joaquim Levy as her new finance minister, three leading newspapers reported on Friday, signaling a shift toward more market-friendly...


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Queen Margrethe II of Denmark walk besides Mexico's President Enrique Peña Nieto in her official visit to Mexico.

Denmark enters into strategic partnership with Mexico

In connection with Danish PM Lars Løkke Rasmussen’s current visit to Mexico, as part of the first official state visit to the country since 2003, Denmark has agreed a new strategic partnership with the...

Curitiba, Brazil – cities with best infrastructure

Curitiba is the capital city of Parana State, located 1 hour and 20 minutes from Rio de Janeiro and only 30 minutes from São Paulo by plane. The city of Curitiba is considered one of the best...


Curitiba's Infrastructure in Brazil

Mobile market in Latin America

Latin American Internet Audience Nears 310 Million

Latin America, as a region, is in the middle of the global pack when it comes to pretty much every metric of internet usage. In terms of total internet users, the region ranks third worldwide, with 309.5 million this year.


Magdalena Andersson

A Reverse-Trump Tax Plan Delivers an Economic Miracle in Sweden

High taxes, strong unions and an equal distribution of wealth. That’s the recipe for success in a globalized world, according to Magdalena Andersson, the Social Democratic economist who’s also Sweden’s finance minister. The 50-year-old has been...
The president has a chance to pass a reform that will stop Brazil going bust

Reducing Brazil’s pension burden

The faded modernist façades along Copacabana’s beachfront hark back to Brazil’s optimistic past. The seaside promenade, where walking sticks outnumber G-strings, offers a glimpse of its demographic future. A quarter of the inhabitants of...
Brazil President Michel Temer

Brazil a ‘cornucopia of possibilities’ in spite of political upheaval

Political crisis? Where? Brazil's turbulent 2016 — in which the country played host to a troubled Olympics as corruption scandals swirled around impeached President Dilma Rousseff and her successor, Michel Temer — would normally be...
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