Danish government seeks labour market reform to boost jobs

    Denmark's right-leaning government is seeking to create jobs through pension reforms and tax cuts to entice people to work more, but it might prove difficult to persuade the powerful ally Danish People's Party (DF)...
President Michel Temer at the United Nations.

President Temer inflates number of refugees received by Brazil at the UN

In his first speech to the United Nations (UN), on Monday 19, President Michel Temer inflated the number of refugees accepted by Brazil, to include 85,000 Haitians received after 2010. The international convention on...

Thousands marches against ‘watered down anti-corruption bill’

The biggest marches have taken place in Sao Paulo's business district and along Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach. Demonstrators were angry after the lower house of Congress on Tuesday passed a number of amendments to...
Eduardo Cunha arrested

Eduardo Cunha arrested over alleged corruption

The Brazilian politician who orchestrated the impeachment of the country’s first female president, Dilma Rousseff, has been arrested as part of a major corruption probe. Eduardo Cunha, the former speaker of Brazil's lower house, is accused of corruption,...
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EU offers Denmark partial Europol deal amid terror warnings

Brussels' offer to the Nato member state comes after Europol on December 2nd warned Islamic State group militants could be on European soil, evolving their tactics to attack soft targets and using deadly car...
Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, center, presents his new government with 22 ministers in front of the Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, Nov. 28, 2016. At his left is Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen.

Denmark Picks Eurosceptic as Foreign Minister

Denmark's new coalition government on Monday picked an outspoken eurosceptic as its new foreign minister, marking a potential political shift in a country where opposition against the European Union is growing. Anders Samuelsen, 49, has...
Temer and Macri at conference in Olivos, Argentina

Presidents of Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet to discuss Mercosur

Potentiate Mercosur to reach trade agreements with the rest of the world, soften the rules and bet on less protectionist policies were some of the objectives outlined on Monday by the presidents of Brazil and...

In Rio de Janeiro’s favelas, a new online tool tackles violence against women and...

UN-Habitat studies show that women in urban areas are twice as likely as men to suffer some form of violence, especially in developing countries. [1]

Source: www.unwomen.org

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Denmark reaches police co-operation deal with EU

Denmark will be allowed de facto access to Europol after Danish voters opposed plans to remain part of the EU’s police co-operation agency in a compromise that may have implications for the UK’s upcoming negotiations on Brexit. Under...
Congresso Nacional, Brazil's lower house of Congress in action.

Brazil lawmakers water down fiscal austerity deal with states

Brazil's lower house of Congress on Tuesday removed many of the fiscal austerity commitments that cash-strapped states had agreed to in exchange for debt relief, once again derailing government efforts to enforce fiscal discipline...
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