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  1. Brazil Recession Means Blue Christmas For Vendors In Paraguay Border Town

    IBTimes - Finance 09.22 / 02:35 ibtimes.com
    CIUDAD DEL ESTE, Paraguay -- A 28-year-old vendor named Ever is slouched against his rack of shrink-wrapped Adidas and Nike sneakers. Sales are abysmal, he says, standing under a tented corridor, one of many shopping venues in this sprawling border town. Other vendors sit idly at makeshift booths of T-shirts, toys, perfume bottles and smartphone accessories. At indoor kiosks and nearby department stores, statues of Santa Claus and glittering elves greet a tiny trickle of cu…
  2. Grupo Lala, S.A.B. de C.V. Update on the Acquisition of the Company in Brazil

    Prnewswire.com - Finance 09.22 / 01:05 prnewswire.com
    MEXICO CITY, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the press release published on August 3rd, 2017 regarding the acquisition of the Brazilian dairy company Vigor Alimentos, S.A. ("Vigor"), which includes its shareholding in Itambé Alimentos, S.A. ("Itambé"), Grupo Lala, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV "…
  3. Brazil cancels 308MW of PPAs

    Windpowermonthly.com - Latin America 09.21 / 22:16 windpowermonthly.com
    BRAZIL: Brazil's federal power regulator Aneel has held a "disengagement auction", cancelling the purchase agreements of approximately 308MW of wind…
  4. Brazil formally accuses JBS owners of insider trading

    Agcanada.com - Agriculture  09.21 / 20:13 www.agcanada.com
    Sao Paulo | Reuters — Brazil’s federal police on Thursday formally asked prosecutors to bring charges against brothers Wesley and Joesley Batista, the owners of meatpacker JBS SA, for insider trading. The Batista brothers saved as much as 138 million reais (C$54 million) through allegedly illegal market dealings in May,…
  5. Indigenous victory: Brazil’s Temer decrees 1.2 million hectare Amazon reserve

    Desdemonadespair.net - Environment 09.21 / 18:37 desdemonadespair.net
    By Sue Branford 18 September 2017(Mongabay) – The Temer government, widely criticized for its attacks on indigenous rights, has approved its first significant measure in favor of the country’s indigenous communities.Last week, Brazil’s official gazette published a decree, signed by Justice Minister Torquato Jardim, establishing the Indigenous Territory of Turubaxi-Téa along the middle reaches of the Negro River in the state of Amazonas. More than 900 Indians from ten different groups, distr…
  6. A British teacher wanted to kayak down the Amazon. She was brutally murdered in Brazil, her body still missing

    Nationalpost.com - Top Stories 09.21 / 15:27 www.nationalpost.com
    Emma Kelty documented her journey online, including on a blog and in social media posts on…
  7. Lactalis to Expand Local Dairy Production in Brazil by 30%

    Thecattlesite.com - Industries 09.21 / 13:19 thecattlesite.com
    FRANCE - French dairy company Lactalis intends to increase its productivity at its milk plants in Brazil by 30 per cent within the next…
  8. Brazil, South Korea look to naval collaboration

    Janes.com - Military 09.21 / 10:58 janes.com
    Brazil and South Korea are looking to expand defence industrial ties on naval programmes, following a meeting between Brazilian and Korean officials on 19 September. A delegation from South Korea’s Defence Acquisition Programme Authority (DAPA), met with officials from the Brazilian…