• The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is amending its regulations governing the importation of certain animals and animal products by adding the Brazilian State of Santa Catarina to the list of regions we recognize as free of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), rinderpest, swine vesicular disease (SVD), classical swine fever (CSF) and African swine fever (ASF). (aasv.org)
  • Politics, partying and Parkour: How Brazil welcomed the world to Rio 2016. (newsweek.com)
  • Wikipedia contributors, "Brazil," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia , https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brazil , accessed 24 March 2016. (familysearch.org)
  • Brazil's role in the OECD family is constantly increasing as shown in this brochure which provides a snapshot of the extensive, growing and mutually beneficial OECD-Brazil co-operation. (oecd.org)
  • Brazil's sugar age, with the development of plantation slavery, merchants serving as middle men between production sites, Brazilian ports, and Europe was undermined by the growth of the sugar industry in the Caribbean on islands that European powers seized from Spain. (wikipedia.org)
  • ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) - A group of Tembé men armed with bows and shotguns arrived on motorcycles at the wooden gate blocking access to their villages in Brazil's Amazon. (ap.org)
  • Antonio Spilimbergo (IMF Mission Chief for Brazil) and Krishna Srinivasan (Deputy Director at the IMF Western Hemisphere Department) presented a new IMF book overviewing Brazil's recent economic history and recommended policies to sustain stable and inclusive growth. (imf.org)
  • Brazil's Marco Civil law contains vigorous language intended to protect free expression, and a stable, secure and neutral network in Brazil. (eff.org)
  • Prosecutors accused U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald on Tuesday of involvement in hacking the phones of Brazilian officials involved in a corruption investigation, though Brazil's high court has blocked investigations of him or his Brazil-based news outlet in relation to the case. (courthousenews.com)
  • Brazil is emerging from its long recession and is headed for solid growth in 2018 and 2019 as recent structural reforms start to bear fruit. (oecd.org)
  • 27, Creekstone Farms Premium Beef on or after April 16, 2019 and on or before October 6, 2020 are ineligible for export to Brazil. (usda.gov)
  • Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is busy tweeting and arguing with French president Emmanuel Macron while enormous. (inhabitat.com)
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has clashed with environmentalists since taking office in January. (inhabitat.com)
  • Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro recently suggested that people could save the environment if their bowels moved. (inhabitat.com)
  • But that might not stop populist candidate Jair Bolsonaro from becoming the next President of Brazil. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • Less than ten days before an election that's divided Brazil, the populist far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro still holds a commanding lead over his rival. (channel4.com)
  • Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been in power for less than nine months, but he's already had diplomatic spats with France, Germany, China, Norway, Arab nations, Venezuela, Cuba and Argentina. (courthousenews.com)
  • Over 120 million people in Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay alone depend on the Atlantic Forest as a source of water and hydro energy. (nature.org)
  • This year the company introduced a new week-long introduction to the Rio Carnival and an eight-day "best of" trip to Argentina and Brazil. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • The Alto Paraná and Paraguay rivers unite southwest of Brazil, on the Argentina-Paraguay border, to form the Paraná proper, which eventually reaches the sea through the Río de la Plata estuary. (britannica.com)
  • After decades in captivity and a 1,700-mile road trip from Argentina into Brazil, an Asian elephant named Mara finally gained a chance to roam. (nytimes.com)
  • The meeting in Brazil came at the end of a year-long commemorative process known as Cartagena +30, which included consultations in Argentina, Ecuador, Nicaragua and the Cayman Islands with governments, international and regional organizations, ombudsman offices and civil society. (unhcr.org)
  • Brazil is the largest and most populous country in South America, situated between Colombia and Venezuela to the north and Argentina to the south. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Analysis An extraordinary conglomeration of technology, politics, and law took place Wednesday night and Thursday morning when the WhatsApp service suddenly disappeared for millions of users in Brazil, Argentina, and Chile. (theregister.co.uk)
  • The U.S. Government recommends against personnel using public, municipal buses in all parts of Brazil, and prohibits personnel from using public buses in and around Recife. (state.gov)
  • Parks in North American cities could really take a lesson from this one in Recife, Brazil. (treehugger.com)
  • RECIFE, Brazil -- When the Spanish bank Santander bought the debt-ridden, state-owned Banespa Bank in São Paulo, it was another indicator the Spaniards were re-conquering the New World. (wired.com)
  • RECIFE, Brazil - The Brazilian government might again get into a worldwide fight about anti-AIDS drugs. (wired.com)
  • If you do not know your ancestors' town, follow the advice in the Wiki article, Brazil Finding Town of Origin , to search a variety of records that might provide that information. (familysearch.org)
  • Hosting EDC in Brazil is fulfilling my longtime dream of taking the festival to the beautiful continent of South America," said Pasquale Rotella, founder and CEO of Insomniac. (billboard.com)
  • Brazil covers nearly half of South America and is the continent's largest nation. (infoplease.com)
  • A broad contrast exists between the nation's two main physical features: the densely forested lowlands of the Amazon Basin in the north and the generally open uplands of the Brazilian Highlands to the south. (umich.edu)
  • The two main upland areas--the Brazilian Highlands and the Guiana Highlands--cover more than one-half of Brazil. (scholastic.com)
  • In Brazil the system rises in the highlands of Mato Grosso , Goiás , and Minas Gerais states and flows southward in two sections-the Paraguay and Paraná (or Alto Paraná, as it is sometimes called before the two rivers join). (britannica.com)
  • Brazil may be divided into the Brazilian Highlands, or plateau, in the south and the Amazon River Basin in the north. (infoplease.com)
  • Las elecciones federales de Brasil están programadas para el 7 de octubre de 2018, pero el temor de que las "noticias fraudulentas" en línea puedan interferir injustamente en el proceso electoral ha estado asomando sobre el país durante mucho más tiempo que la campaña de este año. (eff.org)
  • ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) - Deep in the Amazon rainforest, there is talk of a looming conflict over land. (ap.org)
  • ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) - A bit after sunrise, dozens of Indigenous Tembé men began preparing for the important day ahead. (ap.org)
  • However, the number could be much higher if the urban Indigenous populations are counted in all the Brazilian cities today. (princeton.edu)
  • Brazilian Indigenous people have made substantial and pervasive contributions to the world's medicine with knowledge used today by pharmaceutical corporations, material and cultural development-such as the domestication of cassava and other natural foods. (princeton.edu)
  • Brazilian officials continued to define trafficking as a movement-based crime and statutes prohibiting trafficking were both too broad and too narrow, making it difficult to assess fully government efforts to combat trafficking. (state.gov)
  • May 15, 2013-The Institute of International Education led a delegation of high-level officials representing fifteen U.S. higher education institutions to Brazil in early May, to meet with potential partner campuses and learn about Brazilian higher education. (iie.org)
  • A Brazilian national and former CEO of the largest petrochemical company in Latin America was arraigned Wednesday on charges that he conspired to use a massive slush fund to pay bribes to government officials and political parties in Brazil in exchange for business. (courthousenews.com)
  • A seven-story building collapsed Tuesday in an upscale part of the Brazilian city of Fortaleza, killing one person and leaving others trapped with some communicating with family members by cellphone from under debris, officials said. (courthousenews.com)
  • Government officials in at least five Brazilian cities have agreed to lower bus fares in an attempt to prevent further protests. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Officials with the Brazilian Hotel Association say there haven't been any cancellations in spite of all the bad publicity. (cnn.com)
  • At a time when U.S. government budgets are shrinking in several sectors, the U.S. mission in Brazil plans to open two new consulates in Porto Alegre and Belo Horizonte. (iie.org)
  • Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, right, consoles relatives of victims of the fire. (cnn.com)
  • Its TV Globo network--the world's fifth largest in terms of audience--claims slightly more than half of the Brazilian audience but 77% of television ad revenues. (forbes.com)
  • Brazil is the world's fifth-largest and sixth-most populous country, composed of 26 states and the Federal District. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brazil is a large source, destination, and transit country for men, women, and children subjected to sex trafficking and forced labor. (state.gov)
  • A significant number of Brazilian women and children are exploited in sex trafficking within the country, and federal police report higher rates of child prostitution in the Northeast. (state.gov)
  • Some transgender Brazilians are forced into prostitution within the country, and Brazilian men and transgender Brazilians have been exploited in sex trafficking in Spain and Italy. (state.gov)
  • In 1998, the OECD established a country-specific programme for Brazil. (oecd.org)
  • A judge in Brazil was trying to stop Lochte from leaving the country until he clarified his account of being robbed at gunpoint in Rio. (newsweek.com)
  • Unlike Spanish America , which fragmented into many republics upon independence, Brazil remained a single administrative unit under a monarch, giving rise to the largest country in Latin America. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to boasting the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, the Nordeste is dotted with great historical cities like Salvador, the first colonial capital of Brazil making it both a biologically and culturally captivating part of the country to visit. (umich.edu)
  • The Spanish greeting " Buenos días " is the way to say "good morning," "hello," or "good day" in every South American country except Brazil. (scholastic.com)
  • One institution, the Moreira Salles Institute, opened up its photo library to me, and I wanted to see what these images tell us about what women experienced under slavery in Brazil - and what that can tell us about some of the challenges in the country today. (npr.org)
  • Even though Brazil remains the world's largest Catholic country, with about 123.2 million of its population of approximately 191 million defining themselves as followers of the Vatican-based church, the latest census figures pointed to a strong decline among the ranks of Roman Catholics, who now account for 64.6% of the country's population--down from 92% in 1970. (forbes.com)
  • Brazil is a sunny country, and the different venues that will host World Cup games are all fitted with solar arrays that have 5.4 MW of capacity. (treehugger.com)
  • You can find country specific information here including entry requirements for our courses, and information about the Brazilian student community. (le.ac.uk)
  • povos indígenas no Brasil ) comprise a large number of distinct ethnic groups who inhabited the country prior to the European invasion around 1500. (princeton.edu)
  • With this addition Brazil has now overpassed New Guinea as the country having the largest number of uncontacted peoples . (princeton.edu)
  • This publication provides an overview of ILO activities in Brazil, summarizing the history of the ILO in the country and describing its work in cooperation with the government, workers' and employers' organizations, and civil society partners in a series of themes related to work. (ilo.org)
  • The publication "The ILO in Brazil" describes the main achievements of the ILO and details its current activities to promote decent work in the country. (ilo.org)
  • Additional information can be found on Brazil and IMF country page, including official IMF reports and Executive Board documents in English that deal with Brazil. (imf.org)
  • Global demand for Brazilian beef and other meat products could be responsible for more than half of the loss of the habitats of rare species in the country, according to research released Monday. (courthousenews.com)
  • The source of large blots of oil staining more than 130 beaches in northeastern Brazil remained a mystery Tuesday despite President Jair Bolsonaro's assertions they came from outside the country and were possibly the work of criminals. (courthousenews.com)
  • 2.0 2.1 Country profile: Brazil , BBC , accessed November 2010. (sourcewatch.org)
  • Brazil is expanding sugar cane planting rapidly to make ethanol for its fast-growing fleet of flex-fuel cars, which already account for more than 90 percent of new car sales and have helped cut pollution in the country of 190 million. (reuters.com)
  • These Spanish companies, which have popped up in every sector in Brazil, see room for growth, whereas their home country is witnessing 'shakeouts' such as those occurring in the U.S. dot-com world. (wired.com)
  • To a lesser extent, some women from neighboring countries, including Paraguay, have been exploited in sex trafficking in Brazil. (state.gov)
  • The three major lowland areas are the Amazon Basin, a small area in southern Brazil drained by the Rio de la Plata system, and the small area of the upper Paraguay river system in the southwest. (scholastic.com)
  • Brazil is drained by the Amazon River , which is the centrepiece of the most extensive river system in the world, and by other systems that are notable in their own right-the Tocantins - Araguaia in the north, the Paraguay - Paraná -Plata in the south, and the São Francisco in the east and northeast. (britannica.com)
  • The upper reaches of the Paraguay flow through the Pantanal and form part of the border between Brazil and Paraguay. (britannica.com)
  • Southern Brazil is drained by the Plata system-the Paraguay, Uruguay, and Paraná rivers. (infoplease.com)
  • Canoe on the Negro River in the Amazon Rainforest, Amazonas state, northern Brazil. (britannica.com)
  • Many of the estimated 2,000 nations and tribes which existed in the 16th century died out as a consequence of the European settlement, and many were assimilated into the Brazilian population . (princeton.edu)
  • Brazil was ruled by Portugal for over 300 years before gaining its independence peacefully in 1822. (scholastic.com)
  • In 1822, Brazil achieved independence with the creation of the Empire of Brazil. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition the Cerrado is home to the headwaters of the most import Brazilian Rivers. (nature.org)
  • Vast jungles and tropical rain forests, great rivers, and mountains cover much of the interior of Brazil, while rapidly growing modern cities crowd the long coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. (scholastic.com)
  • Numerous smaller rivers and streams drain directly eastward to the Atlantic from the Brazilian interior, but most are short, have steep gradients, and are not impounded for hydroelectric developments or suitable for waterborne traffic. (britannica.com)
  • In Brazil these rivers were navigable only for short stretches until they were dredged in the 1990s. (britannica.com)
  • Experience the native wildlife in Brazil s varied ecosystems in the Pantanal, Brazil s tropical wetlands. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Wildfires are raging across the Pantanal tropical wetlands in southern Brazil, one of the most biodiverse areas in the world and a major tourist destination, regional authorities said Thursday. (courthousenews.com)
  • This makes Brazil one of the slower growing economies in the Latin American region. (prnewswire.com)
  • Brazil is the only Latin American nation that derives its language and culture from Portugal. (infoplease.com)
  • This relatively clear scene over Brazil reveals the widespread deforestation taking place where the Xingu River flows into the Mato Grosso region in the country's midwest. (nasa.gov)
  • In 2005, the government of Brazil said that 48 percent of Amazon deforestation that took place in 2003 and 2004 occurred in Mato Grosso. (nasa.gov)
  • BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - A vast swath of a vital wetlands is burning in Brazil, sweeping across several national parks and obscuring the sun behind dense smoke. (ap.org)
  • deal with the collision between modern lifestyles, urban expansion, and the destructive power and delicate balance of the vast Brazilian landscape. (moma.org)
  • In the difficult times of the 1970s, the new generation of historians of Brazil either did not find positions (particularly the case for specialists in the colonial era) or could not, for a variety of reasons, retain them. (loc.gov)
  • Ethanol-only cars marketed in Brazil since the 1970s lost popularity because the price of the fuel rose, temporarily erasing any savings, and they were hard to fire up in cold weather. (reuters.com)
  • MONTES CLAROS, Brazil (Reuters) - A motorcycle that can run solely on sugar cane ethanol, gasoline or a mixture of both has gone on sale in Brazil, where biofuel cars already dominate the roads, burning cheaper home-grown energy. (reuters.com)
  • The Amazon Sustainable Landscapes Program (ASL) in Brazil supports the management of 60 million hectares of protected areas. (worldbank.org)
  • TNC first started this initiative in 2012, in the municipality of São Félix do Xingú, in the southeast of Pará, with the Cacau Mais Sustentável (More Sustainable Cocoa) project, and aims to scale this solution to other municipalities in Pará and to other states in Brazil. (nature.org)
  • The study tour was part of IIE's year-long International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) for Brazil, which seeks to help universities in the U.S. formulate a plan for strategic and sustainable partnerships with institutions in Brazil. (iie.org)
  • His other assets reportedly include a newspaper, Folha Universal , which has a circulation of over 2.5 million in Brazil, a news channel, Record News , music label companies, state-of-the-art properties and a $45 million Bombardier Global Express XRS private jet. (forbes.com)
  • The decision was made by the Federal Court in Londrina, in northern Parana, according to Brazilian news outlet G1, which broke the news (in Portugese). (theregister.co.uk)
  • These Policy Notes are addressed to Brazilian society, to the Presidential candidates and their teams of economic advisers. (worldbank.org)
  • Equipped with ample political connections and control of the airwaves through his group's powerful TV Globo network, Marinho, now 95, gained a reputation in the 1980s as a kingmaker for selecting one Brazilian presidential candidate and influencing more than one election. (forbes.com)
  • SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) - U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is denying accusations by a former businessman ensnared in Latin America's biggest corruption scandal that her 2013 presidential campaign in Chile illegally took money from the Brazilian company OAS. (ap.org)
  • The earliest pottery ever found in the Western Hemisphere was excavated in the Amazon basin of Brazil and radiocarbon dated to 8,000 years ago (6000 BC). (wikipedia.org)
  • The FSIS list will be updated when confirmation is received from Brazil. (usda.gov)
  • Information for Exporters on Label Registration: Brazil requires that labels be registered before exports can be certified by FSIS. (usda.gov)
  • FSIS is not responsible for label registration with the Government of Brazil - either the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (MAPA) and/or the Department of Animal Origin Products (DIPOA). (usda.gov)
  • Beef, beef products, and beef offals - Obtain FSIS Form 9060-5, Export Certificate of Wholesomeness and FSIS Letterhead Certificate for the Export of Beef, Beef Products, and Beef Offals to Brazil . (usda.gov)
  • Last year the Globo group sucked up half of the $4.4 billion spent on Brazilian advertising. (forbes.com)
  • All three went to college in Brazil while working as reporters at O Globo . (forbes.com)
  • A Brazilian prisoner allowed out of jail for a national holiday returned to captivity with a mobile phone and two chargers shoved where the sun don't shine, O Globo reports. (theregister.co.uk)
  • Brazil has just announced that it has cut 2017 greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation to levels far below. (inhabitat.com)
  • This unique environmental heritage makes Brazil one of the seventeen megadiverse countries, and is the subject of significant global interest, as environmental degradation through processes like deforestation has direct impacts on global issues like climate change and biodiversity loss. (wikipedia.org)
  • Residents of Santa Maria, Brazil, hold a march on January 28 to honor the victims of the Kiss nightclub fire and demand justice for them. (cnn.com)
  • These are some of the main causes of the massive death toll in a nightclub fire in Brazil. (yahoo.com)
  • Agriculture and agribusiness make up about 25 percent of the country's gross domestic product and 36 percent of Brazilian exports, while the industrial sector - auto manufacturing, textiles, and machinery, to name a few - drives about a third of the country's GDP. (csmonitor.com)
  • It provides a brief history of the relationship of the ILO with Brazil, an overview of the country's current situation and the main remaining challenges on issues related to the world of work. (ilo.org)
  • While Karim Ainouz travels the world to promote his lush melodrama, his country's lack of support speaks to a larger crisis facing Brazilian cinema. (indiewire.com)
  • Joinville , also spelled Joinvile , city , northeastern Santa Catarina estado (state), southern Brazil , on the Cachoeira River adjacent to Boa Vista , near the end of São Francisco Bay, at 20 feet (6 metres) above sea level . (britannica.com)
  • Sand dunes sprawl along the coast of northeastern Brazil, sometimes extending kilometers inland. (nasa.gov)
  • Made up of Brazil , Russia , India , China and, as of this week, South Africa , the BRICS countries are grouped together because while they are not yet economic powerhouses, they have the potential to become the world's most dominant economies in the next few decades. (csmonitor.com)
  • Trade ministers of the five BRIC nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and new member South Africa - gave no sign on Wednesday of being ready to make concessions to break a deadlock in decade-old talks to free up global commerce. (csmonitor.com)
  • Although not as talked about as India and China , there's been no shortage of interest in Brazil 's $2.1 trillion economy. (csmonitor.com)
  • They are essential not only to the survival of many plant and animal species, but also to the people of Brazil - providing help against climate change, storing and filtering water, helping protect against floods and providing economic opportunities to local communities. (nature.org)
  • From Brazil to New Zealand, local activists show that small-scale initiatives can make a difference in the fight against climate change. (imf.org)
  • If requested, USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) in Brasilia, Brazil can facilitate the label registration process. (usda.gov)
  • Brazil is a republic comprised of 26 states and a federal district (Distrito Federal), which comprises the capital city of Brasilia. (familysearch.org)
  • Exporting establishments are responsible for obtaining the label registration from the Government of Brazil. (usda.gov)
  • Once an establishment is registered with the Government of Brazil, label registration is obtained by the establishment. (usda.gov)
  • Once the Government of Brazil (MAPA/DIPOA) makes a decision about the label registration application, the electronic system will send an e-mail to the U.S.-based exporter and the process is complete. (usda.gov)
  • The Government of Brazil does not fully meet the minimum standards for the elimination of trafficking but is making significant efforts to do so. (state.gov)
  • Following the reign of two emperors, Brazil dissolved the monarchy in 1889. (scholastic.com)
  • Brazil , one of the world's largest and most populous countries. (umich.edu)
  • The carnival city is about to give Brazil something to smile about at a difficult time in its history. (newsweek.com)
  • The Family History Library has a good collection of Brazilian maps and atlases. (familysearch.org)
  • THE WORKS ON BRAZILIAN HISTORY annotated in this volume possess several interesting qualities. (loc.gov)
  • In ecological history, a field bound to attract more attention in the coming years, an outstanding pioneer is Dean's study (item bi 89002346) of rubber, which for the first time explains convincingly why plantation production has not succeeded in Brazil. (loc.gov)
  • Eike Batista is the wealthiest man in Brazil with a net worth of $7.5 billion. (cnbc.com)
  • Batista's company, OGX Petroleo e Gas which specializes in oil exploration went public June 2008 in one of the biggest IPOs ever in Brazil raising $3.9 billion. (cnbc.com)
  • Tensions are running high as preparations continue for the World Cup, to be held in cities all over Brazil next year, at an estimated cost of £10 billion. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • Spanish companies invested $20.4 billion this year in Brazilian ventures while U.S. investments totaled $23.9 billion, according to the Spanish Council of Commerce in Brazil. (wired.com)
  • Santander bought Banespa for $4 billion and became the fourth largest bank in Brazil. (wired.com)
  • Over the past two decades Brazil has been the OECD's most engaged Key Partner and a source of valuable policy experience. (oecd.org)
  • That's because slavery in Brazil ended so late there, and the last few decades of the practice coincided with the beginning of photography. (npr.org)
  • Jaime Moncada, a U.S.-based fire-safety consultant with nearly three decades experience in Latin America including large projects in Brazil, said he was not surprised that one exit was permissible under local law. (yahoo.com)
  • Requests for label registration can only be submitted by establishments who are already included on the Eligible Establishment List for Brazil . (usda.gov)
  • They show the three main spheres enslaved women occupied at the end of slavery in Brazil. (npr.org)
  • The main religion of Brazil is Christianity. (google.com)
  • Authorities reported that between 2005 and 2011 the foreign ministry identified more than 300 Brazilian sex trafficking victims abroad. (state.gov)
  • In Brazil, labour inspection falls within the competence of the Ministry of Labour and Employment, embodied in its organizational structure, by the Labour Inspection Secretariat (Secretaría de Inspeção do Trabalho, SIT). (ilo.org)
  • The proposal was made public after the Brazilian government had no success in asking Roche to lower its prices. (wired.com)
  • Brazil spends about $90 million alone to buy Nelfinavir from Roche, according to the health minister. (wired.com)
  • We've tried, but Roche didn't lower Nelfinavir's price,' said José Serra, Brazilian health minister. (wired.com)
  • Home to thousands of plant and animal species, the Atlantic Forest is an important habitat of Brazil. (nature.org)
  • The Brazilian Atlantic Forest chytridiomycosis sampling transect is complete! (umich.edu)
  • Our collaborative team has finished a full, north-south survey of Bd infection in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest. (umich.edu)
  • The Nordeste is a fascinating part of Brazil with a different flora and herpetofauna than we are used to from our time in the southern and southeastern Atlantic Forest states. (umich.edu)
  • Here, the Atlantic Forest bioregion forms a mosaic, intermingling with the arid rangelands of the Brazilian Caatinga. (umich.edu)
  • In Brazil a lot of people like to eat meat because of the animals. (google.com)
  • I mentioned Brazil in a presentation I gave at LinuxWorld Expo, and I was surprised by the number of people who haven't seen the movie. (linuxjournal.com)
  • At least nine people are dead and 400 still missing after the disaster struck at the Vale iron ore mine near Brumadinho in southeastern Brazil yesterday lunchtime. (channel4.com)
  • More than a hundred thousand people in the Brazilian town of Chapeco have turned out to mourn the 71 people who died in a plane crash in Colombia - including most of the local football team. (channel4.com)
  • Brazil has begun three days of national mourning after a charter plane carrying one of its top football teams crashed into the Colombian mountains, killing 75 people on board and leaving six survivors. (channel4.com)
  • Participants adopted by acclamation the Brazil Declaration and Plan of Action, agreeing to work together to uphold the highest international and regional protection standards, implement innovative solutions for refugees and other displaced people and end the plight of stateless persons throughout the region within a decade. (unhcr.org)
  • More than 230 people died and more than 120 were injured early Sunday when a fire tore through the nightclub packed with university students in southern Brazil, police said. (cnn.com)
  • There are about 600,000 HIV-infected people in Brazil, according to the Brazilian National Coordinate for AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. (wired.com)
  • A man cries during a protest near the Kiss nightclub where a fire killed over 230 people in Santa Maria, Brazil, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. (yahoo.com)
  • Brazilian women are found in sex trafficking abroad, often in Western Europe or neighboring countries such as Suriname, but also as far away as Japan. (state.gov)
  • Brazilian forced labor victims have been identified abroad. (state.gov)
  • This is not to mention the mobility initiative of the century, Ciências sem Fronteiras, or the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program, that is well on track to its goal of sending 101,000 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) students abroad for academic training and research. (iie.org)
  • The U.S. is slated to receive the majority of the 27,500 Brazilian undergraduates going abroad for one year of study and academic training. (iie.org)
  • The Facebook executive briefly jailed in Brazil has been released. (theregister.co.uk)
  • As one of the most biologically diverse countries on Earth, Brazil is taking steps to consolidate all of the nation's. (inhabitat.com)
  • The Alto Paraná collects numerous tributaries from southeastern Brazil, including the Paranaíba (not to be confused with the Paranaíba of the Northeast), Grande , Tietê , and Paranapanema . (britannica.com)