Brazil Is Scrambling To Find Backup Power Supplier For 2016 Olympics

Brazil Is Scrambling To Find Backup Power Supplier For 2016 Olympics
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Goldman Sachs Cautions Brazil Depression After GDP Tanks Again

Goldman Sachs Cautions Brazil Depression After GDP Tanks Again
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This Activist Group Is Outing Online Racists, One Billboard At A Time

In Brazil, people are taking racist comments that have been posted on the internet and publicly displaying them on billboards for everyone to see. The campaign ...

Severe Environmental Impacts Of Brazilian Dam Collapse Compared To BP Oil Spill

In southeastern Brazil, the collapse of two dams at an iron ore mine has eliminated the drinking water source for a quarter of a million people. The collapse al...

The Question Of Who Controls The Future Of The Internet Is Still Unanswered

The United Nations General Assembly will meet in New York at the end of this year to continue the debate on who should control the Internet. A prelude to that c...

Brazil Is Kicking People Out Of Their Homes In Preparation For The Olympics

In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, many longtime residents are being kicked out of their homes ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Reports indicate that a total ...

Brazil Economy Is Tanking As 20,000 Jobs Are Leaving Sao Paulo Every Month

The economy of Sao Paulo, Brazil, once a major bright spot for the country, is now taking a serious downturn. The labor market in the industrial city is declini...

Survey Finds Over One Quarter Of Brazil's Congress Is Corrupt

A new survey of Brazil’s current congressional members has found that over a quarter of its members are either guilty of, or being investigated for, criminal ...

Mayor Who Ran Town Entirely Using WhatsApp On The Run After Accusations Of Embezzlement

In another prominent case of political corruption in South America, the mayor of a small Brazilian town who ran the city using Whatsapp is on the run after she ...

Brazilian Oil Company Petrobras Will Be Hit With Record Breaking Corruption Penalties

Brazilian oil giant Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) could be facing penalties of $1.6 billion to settle corruption charges uncovered during U.S. civil and cr...

Tribes Making Contact With Outside World Force South American Policy Re-Think

Government officials as well as Indian activists are being forced to reconsider their “no contact” policies as indigenous tribes are beginning to initiate c...

Uber Changes Tactics As Brazil Latest To See Widespread Anti-Uber Protests

In a scene reminiscent of those in Paris recently, a thousand Rio de Janeiro taxi drivers protested against ride-sharing company Uber, blocking major roadway an...

Dangerously High Caesarean Birth Rates In Brazil Prompt Lawmaker Action

The amount of Caesarean sections is at dangerous high in Brazil. According to the World Health Organization, Caesarean sections should make up no more than 10-1...

Seven New Species Of Beautiful Tiny Frogs Uncovered In Brazilian Rainforest

Brazil's rainforests are some of the most pristine, wildlife dense, jungles on the planet. They didn't disappoint researchers recently, as they unearthed seven ...