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  • 18 Oct/2019

    US Customs Bar of Brazilian Company’s Goods Exposes Continuing Slave Labor Practices

    SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – At the end of September, the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued Withhold Release Orders (WROs) for products from foreign countries, which it suspects were produced with forced labor. Among those listed was Brazilian company, Bonechar Carvão Ativado do Brasil. The announcement once again highlighted Brazil’s fight against forced labor. […] The post US Customs...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    “Love, Tragedy and Religion” in Cinema, Move Images and Rio de Janeiro Public

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Decades of cinema, in a life spanning nearly a century, are being screened in the next two weeks in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Deceased just three months ago, at the age of 96, Franco Zeffirelli is remembered in the extensive exhibition "Love, Tragedy, and Religion", which runs until November 3rd […] The post “Love, Tragedy and Religion” in Cinema, Move Images...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    Bill Attempting to Ban 5G in Santa Catarina State is Shelved

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A bill intended to prohibit the testing and implementation of 5G in Santa Catarina State was shelved after being unanimously rejected by a committee of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Santa Catarina (ALESC). The bill's justification used . . . To read the full NEWS and much more, […] The post Bill Attempting to Ban 5G in Santa Catarina State is Shelved appeared...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    Leaked Audio Recording: Bolsonaro Requested Party Leadership for Son Eduardo

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After an audio leak on alleged coordination to change the PSL leader in the Chamber, President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday, October 17th, that if someone "tapped" him, it was an act of dishonesty. "I will not publicly address this issue. I will discuss it individually. If . . . […] The post Leaked Audio Recording: Bolsonaro Requested Party Leadership for Son Eduardo...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    Correios Raise Price of Sedex and Parcel Services by 6.34 Percent

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian postal service 'Correios' have made a readjustment in the prices of Sedex and PAC: the parcel services now cost 6.34 percent more, on average, for postage made by individuals. The new tariffs are in effect since Monday, October 14th, and correspond to more than three times the accumulated […] The post Correios Raise Price of Sedex and Parcel Services by...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    PSL Party Leader Calls Bolsonaro a “Bum” and Threatens to Implode Government

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Amidst the split in the PSL party, Deputy Delegate Waldir, leader of the party in the Chamber, was recorded saying he will implode Jair Bolsonaro's government. "I will do the following, I will implode the president. Then I will show his recording, I have the recording. There is no . […] The post PSL Party Leader Calls Bolsonaro a “Bum” and Threatens to Implode...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    PSL Party Crisis Leaves Eduardo Bolsonaro’s Embassy Nomination on Hold

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro's efforts to place his son, Eduardo Bolsonaro, at the helm of the PSL party in the Chamber . . . To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here Subscribe Login Here The post PSL Party Crisis Leaves Eduardo Bolsonaro’s Embassy Nomination on Hold appeared first on The Rio Times. ]]>
  • 18 Oct/2019

    September Records Highest Monthly Formal Job Creation in Brazil Since 2013

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Improved by services and industry, job creation with a signed worker's book in September reached its highest level for the month in six years and the sixth consecutive month of growth. According to data released by the General Registry of Employees and Unemployed (CAGED), of the Secretariat of Labor of […] The post September Records Highest Monthly Formal Job Creation...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    Demand for Cruises in Brazil Increases 21 Percent in the First Semester

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - This is the third year running in which the flow of passengers shows growth, according to data released yesterday, October 17th, by CLIA Brasil, a cruise industry trade association. According to the organization, in the first six months of 2019, 293,000 Brazilian tourists boarded ships on the country's coast, an […] The post Demand for Cruises in Brazil Increases 21 Percent...
  • 18 Oct/2019

    Bolivians Vote Sunday for President, Polls Show Incumbent Evo Morales in Front

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Next Sunday, October 20th, Bolivia will hold presidential and vice-presidential elections, as well as elections for the renewal of legislative positions (senators and deputies). The current president, Evo Morales, is running for a fourth consecutive term, with his re-election candidacy called into . . . To read the full NEWS […] The post Bolivians Vote Sunday for President,...
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