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  1. After Moving to State College from Brazil, Business Owner Builds Company with International Reach

    Statecollege.com-PA 06.19 / 21:19 www.statecollege.com
    At the age of 14, Gracienne Myers moved hours away from the small town in Brazil where she was being raised by her grandmother to Sao Paolo, the nation's largest city and the largest in the Americas. Working in a flower shop, she earned money to send back to her grandmother while saving to pursue…
  2. Brazil is exporting money, products and brains to the US

    Bocaratontribune.com - Boca Raton 06.19 / 19:49 bocaratontribune.com
    By Carlo Barbieri   I just returned from a work-related trip to Brazil, and I must say I am impressed by the success of the series of conferences held around the nation, in a half-dozen different states and cities. About 500 entrepreneurs, investors, intellectuals, scientists and practitioners took part in the seminars.       [&…
  3. Brazil bans tear gas exports to Venezuela due to violence - sources

    Thestar.com.my - World 06.19 / 18:10 thestar.com.my
    BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's government has halted exports of tear gas for use in Venezuela due to violent repression of protests there, two sources familiar with the decision said on Monday, a move that added to the diplomatic isolation of Venezuela President Nicolas…
  4. Indigenous Rights Must Be Protected During Brazil’s Political Crisis

    Wri.org - Science 06.19 / 16:53 wri.org
    Indigenous Rights Must Be Protected During Brazil’s Political CrisisAdd Comment|Print4,000 indigenous activists demonstrated for their rights in April. Flickr/Mídia NINJA Brazil is in the midst of a massive corruption scandal, which has implicated the current president, four former presidents, at least 50 members of Congress and thousands of politicians in ongoing bribery investigations. The scandal, coming just a year after the impeachment of former President Dilma Rousseff, furthers a cr…
  5. J&F Investimentos to Pay Fine of $3.2 Billion in Brazil

    Wkrb13.com - Business 06.19 / 16:52 wkrb13.com
    Brazil’s J&F Investimentos, which is the controlling shareholder of JBS SA the largest meatpacker in the world, has agreed to pay a 10.3 billion real fine equal to $3.2 billion, which is recording setting, for the role it played in the corruption scandals threatening to topple current President Michel Temer. The settlement means the sweeping […
  6. World’s Largest Pride Draws Millions Of Spectators To São Paulo, Brazil

    Newnownext.com - Lifestyle 06.19 / 13:41 newnownext.com
    The 21st annual São Paulo Gay Pride Parade was the biggest …
  7. Hundreds of Thousands for Brazil Gay Parade, World's Biggest

    Edgedenver.com - Denver 06.19 / 12:32 edgedenver.com
    Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world's largest gay pride parades with this year's event focusing on the threat of religious fundamentalism to Brazil's LGBT…
  8. AMERICA/BRAZIL - Migrant Week: It is not just a humanitarian crisis

    Fides.org - World 06.19 / 11:59 fides.org
    Sao Paulo - From 18 to 25 June, the Catholic Church in Brazil celebrates the 32nd Migrant Week, with the theme "Migrations, biomes and living well", announces the Bishops' Conference of Brazil in the communiqué sent to Fides. The purpose of the Week, according to the Bishop of Pesqueira, Mgr. José Luiz Ferreira Salles, in charge of the Pastoral Care of Migrants, is to announce, denounce, reflect and build a new relationship between human beings and Mother Earth. The theme is…
  9. Brazil's nuclear submarine project faces postponement

    Janes.com -Military 06.19 / 09:11 www.janes.com
    Under pressure from a combination of financial and political factors, the Brazilian government is considering an extended suspension of funding for its SN-BR nuclear-powered submarine programme, sources in Brasilia have told Jane's . The SN-BR programme was launched in 1978 and since then…
  10. China, Brazil agree to enhance fiscal, financial cooperation

    En.xinfinance.com - Technology 06.19 / 07:52 en.xinfinance.com
    Senior finance officials from China and Brazil Sunday agreed to step up cooperation in fiscal and financial areas to advance bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership. Finance officials from both countries met in Shanghai on Sunday ahead of the second BRICS finance ministers and central bank governors meeting. Sunday's meeting was co-chaired by Shi Yaobin, vice finance minister of China, and his Brazilian counterpart Marcello Estevao. The two sides exchanged views and reached…
  11. China, Brazil agree to enhance fiscal, financial cooperation

    Poandpo.com - Politics 06.19 / 06:44 poandpo.com
    Senior finance officials from China and Brazil agreed to step up cooperation in fiscal and financial areas to advance bilateral comprehensive strategic partnership. Finance officials from both countries met in Shanghai on Sunday ahead of the second BRICS finance ministers and central bank governors meeting. Sunday's meeting was…
  12. PARIS: Brazil's SAR C295 debuts ahead of 12-country tour

    Flightglobal.com - Military&Defense 06.19 / 06:18 flightglobal.com
    Following its formal handover to Brazil on 16 June, the first search and rescue-configured Airbus Defence & Space C295 is making its debut at the show, ahead of a planned delivery flight that will see it touch down in over 12 different countries to demonstrate the capability of the…
  13. Brazil’s Leader, Billionaire Accuse Each Other of Corruption

    Newdelhitimes.com - Soccer 06.19 / 06:10 newdelhitimes.com
    Embattled President Michel Temer exchanged furious denunciations of corruption Saturday with a leading businessman who alleges Brazil’s leader was behind the bribes paid by business executives to politicians and government authorities in exchange for political favors. Meatpacking billionaire Joesley Batista, who is himself under investigation for fraud, claimed in an interview published in the news…
  14. Hundreds of thousands at Brazil’s massive gay pride parade

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 06.18 / 22:38 lethbridgeherald.com
    SAO PAULO – Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world’s largest gay pride parades with this year’s event focusing on the threat of religious fundamentalism to Brazil’s LGBT community. Under a giant rainbow-colored flag, revelers of all ages, many wearing bright wigs, turned the city’s Paulista The post Hundreds of thousands at Brazil’s massive gay pride parade appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News…
  15. Hundreds of thousands at Brazil's massive gay pride parade

    Newstalk650.com - World 06.18 / 22:34 newstalk650.com
    SAO PAULO — Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world's largest gay pride parades with this year's event focusing on the threat of religious fundamentalism to Brazil's LGBT community. Under a giant rainbow-colored flag, revelers of all ages, many wearing bright wigs, turned the city's Paulista avenue into a multicolored sea of people filling more than 10 city blocks. Organizers said they expected 3 million people to participate in Sao Paulo's 2…
  16. Hundreds of thousands at Brazil's massive gay pride parade

    Billingsgazette.com - World 06.18 / 22:33 billingsgazette.com
    SAO PAULO (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of revelers gathered in Sao Paulo on Sunday for one of the world's largest gay pride parades with this year's event focusing on the threat of religious fundamentalism to Brazil's LGBT c…
  17. BRF executives among 60 charged in Brazil bribery scandal

    The-daily-news.net - New York (NY) 06.18 / 21:12 the-daily-news.net
    SAO PAULO: Two executives at Brazilian poultry firm BRF SA were among 60 people charged on Thursday with taking part in a scheme to bribe health officials, in a scandal that briefly closed global markets to Brazilian meat, according to a statement from prosecutors. Federal prosecutors in the state of Parana said they accused BRF… Read More &…
  18. Hundreds of thousands at Brazil gay parade, 1 of biggest

    Newstalk650.com - World 06.18 / 19:34 newstalk650.com
    SAO PAULO — Hundreds of thousands of people are gathering in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo for one of the world's largest gay pride parades. The revelers have packed the city's Paulista Avenue before Sunday's parade. Some are helping hold up a gigantic rainbow-colored flag symbolizing LGBT rights. Organizers say they expect 3 million people to participate in the city's 21st annual gay pride parade. The parade this year focuses on secularism and the idea that no religion is law regardless …
  19. Hundreds of thousands at Brazil gay parade, 1 of biggest

    Lethbridgeherald.com - World 06.18 / 18:53 lethbridgeherald.com
    SAO PAULO – Hundreds of thousands of people are gathering in the Brazilian city of Sao Paulo for one of the world’s largest gay pride parades. The revelers have packed the city’s Paulista Avenue before Sunday’s parade. Some are helping hold up a gigantic rainbow-colored flag symbolizing LGBT rights. Organizers say they expect 3 million The post Hundreds of thousands at Brazil gay parade, 1 of biggest appeared first on The Lethbridge Herald - News and Sports from…
  20. Brazil: No Carnival in Rio?

    Dw.com - Business 06.18 / 18:39 dw.com
    The mayor of Rio de Janeiro says he will cut public funding for samba schools. These are now threatening to cancel Carnival. There are accusations that this is exactly what the city's evangelical mayor…