Brazil

Apple Just Got Dethroned As The World's Largest Public Company After Aramco's Dizzying $1.9...

Aramco is worth more than the top US energy firms combined. If it were a country, it would have the world's ninth-largest GDP, ahead of Brazil and Canada.
Related topics: Apple (AAPL), Initial Public Offering, Canada

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As Prices Skyrocket, China Claims It Doesn't Need Us Pork To Ensure Domestic Supply 

As Prices Skyrocket, China Claims It Doesn't Need US Pork To Ensure Domestic Supply  The Global Times is out with a new opinion piece on Tuesday morning, stating how China will expand its pork imports with Brazil rather than the...
Related topics: China

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The Environmental Effort That Pays Trillions Of Dollars

More than 400 scientists in Brazil have once again established that conservation pays: landscapes and people are richer for the native vegetation preserved on rural properties. They calculate that 270 million hectares (667m acres) of natural...

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Meat Prices Spike 8% In Brazil, Threatening A Holiday-gathering Mainstay For Many

Meat Prices Spike 8% In Brazil, Threatening A Holiday-Gathering Mainstay For Many Consumers in Brazil are facing a crisis: barbeques, which are a mainstay of Brazilian cuisine and have inspired countless Brazilian steakhouses, are under...

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Brazil’s Bolsonaro Calls Greta Thunberg A ‘brat’

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg a “brat” after the activist condemned the weekend killing of two indigenous people in the Amazon rainforest. The Guajajara tribal members were shot...
Related topics: Activism, Amazon

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Alleged Bitcoin Scam That Raised $359m Busted By Brazilian Police

Police in Brazil have busted a purported Bitcoin investment scheme that allegedly stole $359 million (1.5 million reais) from victims. According to a statement issued by the Paraná state government, state police shut down the unnamed operation and...
Related topics: Bitcoin, Police

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France To Forge Partnership With Brazil States On Amazon, Bypassing Bolsonaro

France and a group of Brazilian states plan to announce a partnership to preserve the Amazon rainforest, the group's leader said on Monday, bypassing Brazil's federal government after a spat between the presidents of the two countries.Amapa state...
Related topics: France, Amazon

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Best & Worst Etf Areas Of Last Week

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‘soldiers Of Jesus’: Armed Neo-pentecostals Torment Brazil’s Religious Minorities

Gangs are threatening practitioners of Candomblé and shutting down temples. Reports of religious-based violence in Rio have increased eightfold in three years, authorities say.
Related topics: Religion

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'friendly Fire' Of Us Tariffs: Why Trump Doesn't Care About Alienating Brazil & Argentina

Donald Trump's announcement of the restoration of steel and aluminium tariffs for Brazil and Argentina has once again demonstrated that the White House has no friends but only interests, says Brazilian academic Fabio Sobral, outlining the reasons...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Argentina, White House

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Brazil's Answer To The Glock 19 Gun: Meet The Taurus G3

Kyle Mizokami Security, South America An expert tells us what he thinks--and if it can take out the legendary Glock 19.  Key Point: At the end of the day, the G3 is just cheaper.  High capacity nine millimeter pistols were first introduced to...

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Un Agency Hails Brazil ‘milestone’ Decision Over Venezuelan Refugees

Brazil’s move to recognize thousands of refugees from crisis-wracked Venezuela through a new accelerated procedure, has been welcomed by the UN refugee agency, UNHCR. 
Related topics: Venezuela

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Brazilian Car Production Plunge Sparks Widespread Cutback In Work-hours

Brazilian Car Production Plunge Sparks Widespread Cutback In Work-Hours Investors searching for "green shoots" in the global manufacturing sector might not discover them in Brazil.   Brazil's auto industry trade group Anfavea reports...

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Rights Group: Venezuela Migrant Kids Left At Risk In Brazil

Hundreds of Venezuelan children are fleeing into Brazil alone and at risk of becoming homeless, abused or recruited by gangs, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.                     The human rights group cited government figures...
Related topics: Human Rights, Venezuela

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Thursday Assorted Links

1. Who can read the facial expressions of cats? 2. Ted Gioia’s 100 best recordings of 2019. 3. “Did you know: Brazil has more homicides than America + China + Russia + the EU + the rest of the Anglosphere combined?”  Link here...
Related topics: China, Russia

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Amazon Town Becomes Focus Of Bolsonaro's Fight With Ngos

A sleepy Amazon town has become the flashpoint for the growing hostility between Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and environmental groups following the arrest of volunteer firefighters he has said set blazes in the rainforest. The...
Related topics: Amazon

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Currency Manipulation And Why Trump Is Picking On Brazil And Argentina

President Donald Trump slapped new tariffs on Brazil and Argentina after accusing them of manipulating their currencies to boost exports. It wasn’t the first time Trump has labeled another country a “currency manipulator” for supposedly...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Argentina

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Mercosur Presidents Meet, Stung By Us Metal Tariffs

The presidents of South America's Mercosur trade bloc meet on Wednesday under the cloud of tariffs restored by U.S. President Donald Trump on steel and aluminum imports from its two largest members, Brazil and Argentina.Hobbled by political...
Related topics: Donald Trump, Argentina

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46 Spam Calls Per Month: In Brazil, People Are Fighting Back — And Winning

From cheap loan offers to fake kidnapping demands, Brazil leads the world in telephone harassment.
Related topics: Spam

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Credit Startup Migo Expands To Brazil On $20m Raise And Africa Growth

After growing its lending business in West Africa, emerging markets credit startup Migo is expanding to Brazil on a $20 million Series B funding round led by Valor Group Capital. The San Mateo based company — previously branded Mines.io —...
Related topics: Startup

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