Brazil’s retail sales ended the first half of the year on a strong footing, official figures showed, surging back to pre-crisis levels as the easing of lockdown measures to combat the coronavirus pandemic continued across the country.
Brazil’s inflation in July rose for that month the most in four years, an official data showed, driven by fuel and housing costs, although the annual measure remained significantly below the central bank’s year-end target.
Furtada Island, referred to widely as "Island of the Cats,” at one extreme of Brazil’s Green Coast, a vast swath of mountainous tropical forest and sandy coves dotted with hundreds of Islands.
Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, absorbs vast amounts of carbon dioxide and its preservation is vital to curbing climate change.
The designers use natural elements in their creations, including the spearlike teeth of the peccary -- an Amazonian boar -- the red guarana fruit, acai seeds and coconut shells.
The all-night parades by the city's top samba schools on Friday and Saturday are the first since February 2020, marking a turning point for Brazil, where COVID-19 has claimed more than 660,000 lives — second only to the United States.
Christ the Protector is 43 metres (141 feet meters) high, compared to Rio's statue, which is 38 metres (125 feet), including in both cases their pedestals.
Brazil’s decision to sell dollars on the spot market for the first time in a decade is a sign the central bank (CB) is finally willing to reduce its $385 billion pile of foreign exchange (forex) reserves, analysts said.
The Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), an affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), hosted a delegation of businesswomen from Brazil in Sharjah recently, as a follow up to NAMA’s successful networking event in São Paulo August.