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University in Brazil cancels lecture on Mideast peace process after threats - JTA News

University in Brazil cancels lecture on Mideast peace process after threats  JTA News

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A Brazilian public university canceled a lecture about the Middle East peace process after the organizers, speaker and institution ...

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Brazil's Central Bank Sells Dollar Reserves for the First Time in Ten Years - The Rio Times

Brazil's Central Bank Sells Dollar Reserves for the First Time in Ten Years  The Rio Times

The Central Bank (BC) began auctioning on Wednesday, August 21, US$200 (R$800) million dollars from currency reserves to ensure the increasingly volatile ...

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French Lawyers Deem Bolsonaro's Actions in the Amazon Crimes Against Humanity - The Rio Times

French Lawyers Deem Bolsonaro's Actions in the Amazon Crimes Against Humanity  The Rio Times

Lawyer Jessica Finelle and François Zimeray, also a lawyer and former French ambassador in charge of human rights, report that environmental issues are ...

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Brazil Signs Trade Memorandum of Understanding with United Kingdom - The Rio Times

Brazil Signs Trade Memorandum of Understanding with United Kingdom  The Rio Times

Brazil and the United Kingdom signed today, August 21st, a memorandum of understanding to encourage trade between the two countries.

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Bolsonaro Revives Plan to Build Large-Scale Hydroelectric Dams in the Amazon - The Rio Times

Bolsonaro Revives Plan to Build Large-Scale Hydroelectric Dams in the Amazon  The Rio Times

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a six-year auction hiatus for the supply of large hydroelectric power plants in the Amazon region, president Jair Bolsonaro has ...

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Chamber of Deputies Approves Bill Regulating Rodeos and "Vaquejadas" - The Rio Times

Chamber of Deputies Approves Bill Regulating Rodeos and "Vaquejadas"  The Rio Times

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Tuesday night, August 20th, the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies closed the voting on the bill that rules rodeos, bull-catching ...

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President Bolsonaro Casts Suspicion Over Amazon Fires on NGOs and State Governors - The Rio Times

President Bolsonaro Casts Suspicion Over Amazon Fires on NGOs and State Governors  The Rio Times

President Jair Bolsonaro considers that Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) receiving funds from abroad may be behind the increase in forest fires ...

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Senate Passes the Provisional Measure for Economic Freedom - The Rio Times

Senate Passes the Provisional Measure for Economic Freedom  The Rio Times

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Senate approved last night, August 21st, the Provisional Measure (PM) on Economic Freedom. The senators, however ...

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