ETHANOL CONTROVERSY IN BRAZIL

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There’s a raging controversy in Brazil about the use of natural ethanol as an additive in motor fuels. The debate has been given extra sharpness lately by the proposal to increase the ethanol content in gasoline (petrol) from twenty-five percent

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RIO STATE TO RECEIVE $US 235 BILLION IN INVESTMENTS

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The important Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro is set to receive a total of 235 billion US Dollars in private and public investments. This huge sum will be applied across the two years from this year (2014) to 2016.

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ALECRIM DRAMATICALLY QUALIFY FOR 2015 BRAZILIAN CUP

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Alecrim have qualified for their first ever Brazilian Cup after securing a third place finish in the Rio Grande do Norte State Championship.  Needing a victory at home to Baraunas to qualify for Brazil’s national cup competition, the EcoHouse-sponsored team

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MANTEGA REASSURES COUNTRY AS INFLATION RISES IN BRAZIL

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Guido Mantega, Brazil’s Minister of Finance reassured the country today after a sharp rise in inflation for March. Mr. Mantega explained that this spike in the figures is only temporary and is accounted for by a recent surge in food

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Chinese Project In Brazil Delayed

Three years ago a large Chinese corporation pledged to invest the equivalent of US $ 2 Billion in Brazil. The Chongqing Grain Group declared and published plans to build an agricultural processing plant (and linked infrastructure) for soybeans in Bahia

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Investment in The Brazilian Fishing Industry on The Increase

The fishing industry in Brazil is not always regarded as being important but it should be. It is, after all, an important occupation involving around three and a half million people, directly or indirectly. They operate all along the country’s

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Success for Brazilian Federal Police against drug smugglers

On Monday of this week the Federal Police in Brazil carried out a large scale raid at the port of Santos near Sao Paolo. Following extensive investigations since last year, the FP swooped on Monday on a container-ship operation that

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