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Brazil surpasses 24 million positive coronavirus cases
Radio Havana Cuba - 1/25/2022 4:11:00 AM
Brazil has surpassed a record 24 million coronavirus infections since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Health of the South American country indicated that in the last 24 hours 135,

China-Brazil ties to get boost if Lula wins, says ex foreign minister
Reuters on - 1/24/2022 3:37:23 PM
Brazil's relations with China have been stormy under its current far-right government and would stand to improve greatly if former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva were elected in October, according to one of the leftist's close aides.

Brazil's clearwater Tapajos river polluted by illegal gold mining
Reuters on - 1/24/2022 8:12:40 PM
The browning of one of Brazil's largest clearwater rivers, the Tapajos, is almost certainly due to the mud and sentiments churned up by increasing illegal gold mining, federal prosecutors and environmental activists said on Monday.

Brazil changes visa rules to attract digital nomads
ZDNet - 1/24/2022 10:47:00 PM
Foreign professionals working remotely will be granted one-year visas; local association points to a risk of a "virtual brain drain" of local tech experts.

Brazil's sliding stock market makes M&A targets
Reuters on - 1/24/2022 10:05:08 AM
A frenzy of talks for mergers and acquisitions has caught some Brazilian bankers off-guard in the early weeks of 2022. With the economy in recession, inflation in double digits and a polarizing election looming,

Mark Mobius Sees ‘Storm Clouds’ in Brazil on Rising Rates, Vote Angst
Bloomberg - 1/24/2022 4:20:00 PM
The veteran emerging-market investor Mark Mobius is warning that a storm is coming for Brazil stocks as the country grapples with higher global interest rates and political volatility ahead of presidential elections.

Brazil deal boosts IHS in Latin American market - 1/25/2022 12:05:00 AM
IHS Holding Limited, which describes itself as one of the largest independent owners, operators, and developers of shared telecommunications infrastructure in the world by tower count, just got even bigger after a major acquisition in Brazil.

Cedar Rapids fugitive extradited from Brazil will face drug charges
The Gazette - 1/25/2022 12:14:00 AM
A Cedar Rapids fugitive who fled the area in 2014 was extradited back last week and will face charges of selling synthetic marijuana and operating an illegal gambling business.

Sibanye-Stillwater pulls the plug on $1bn Brazil deal after ‘geotechnical event’
Daily Maverick on - 1/24/2022 9:32:26 PM
If you want to sell a mine, here’s a tip: make sure the pit walls stay upright until the deal gets done.Diversified metals producer Sibanye-Stillwater, and its relentless CEO, Neal Froneman, have been on a deal-making run of note the past few years.

IHS Expands Further Into Brazil with $315 Million Towers Deal
Bloomberg - 1/24/2022 1:25:00 PM
IHS Holding Ltd., which went public last year with a New York share sale, is further expanding its mostly African telecom-tower portfolio with a $315 million deal in Brazil. The company will buy SP5,