Category Archives: BRASIL

Colombia, Brazil to Boost Trade

Bogota,  (Prensa Latina) President Juan Manuel Santos and former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will open a business forum on Thursday to boost trade between their nations.

The event, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank, will be attended by about 500 business leaders and political authorities from both countries who will tackle business opportunities in the bilateral context. Continue reading

Brazil to Step up Measures Against Effects of World Crisis

Brasilia, Jul 23 (Prensa Latina) President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff announced she has planned adequate measures to face a possible infection of the European crisis or suspension of payments in the United States.

In an interview with the local media, Rousseff did not rule out the possibility of a shock in the Brazilian economy and currency stability because of the effects of the crisis at the European Union and a possible default in the US. Continue reading

(OVER) Brazil to Play Friendly Matches with Italy and Spain

Buenos Aires, Jul 6 (Prensa Latina) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced that Brazil will play friendly matches with Spain and Italy in mext November and December. Continue reading

Brazilian President Aims Fire at Corruption

Brasilia, Jul 4 (Prensa Latina) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff dismissed Ministry of Transportation officials suspected of corruption, the local media reported.

According to O Globo, the president decided to make take strong measures, angry about reports that funds had been diverted from important projects, such as the North-South rail line. Continue reading

Brazilians Ratify Solidarity with Cuban Revolution

Sao Paulo, Jun 26 (Prensa Latina) More than 500 people attending the XIX Convention of Solidarity with Cuba in Brazil reaffirmed their support for the Revolution and expressed their commitment to increase actions in favor of the island. Continue reading

Discussions on Cuban Reality Begin in Brazil

Sao Paulo, Jun 25 (Prensa Latina) The modernization of the socialist system, the case of the Cuban Five and the media campaign against Cuba were the focus of attention during the beginning of a series of debates in Brazil to make known the Cuban reality.

Organized by the Mauricio Grabois foundation of the Communist Party of Brazil (PCdoB) and the Abramo Perseu foundation of the ruling Workers’ Party (PT), the exchange of views took place on Friday night at Club Homs. Continue reading

Brazil: President Reiterates Decision to Eradicate Extreme Poverty

Brasilia, (Prensa Latina) President Dilma Rousseff reiterated her decision to eradicate extreme poverty in Brazil and provide a decent living to over 16 million people living in those conditions.

The Brazil without Misery program will provide professional training, access to credit and incentives to open or improve small businesses, Rousseff said on her weekly Monday radio program Coffee with the President, addressing the anti-poverty program for a second consecutive week. Continue reading