Brazil

latest news headlines

China resumes its imports of Brazilian meat.

SAO PAULO " China has resumed imports of Brazilian meat products just days after the Asian nation suspended those imports due to a scandal in which health inspectors allegedly were bribed to overlook expired and rotten meats,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

China to Resume Accepting Brazilian Meat.

China will reopen its consumer market to Brazilian meat exports, officials in the South American country said, after a scare over alleged corruption in Brazil's sanitary inspection services prompted major importers to bar shipments.

- Wall Street Journal - US

China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil.

BRASILIA/BEIJING - China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the probe.

- Reuters - US

China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports.

China lifts ban on Brazilian meat imports...

- MENAFN - JO

Egypt resumes Brazil meat imports.

Egypt resumes Brazil meat imports...

- MENAFN - JO

Brazil teacher changes hairstyle to support bullied girl.

"A boy had told my pupil her hair was ugly, and she was sad. I told her she was wonderful."

- BBC - UK

China resumes its imports of Brazilian meat.

SAO PAULO " Brazil says China has resumed imports of Brazilian meat products just days after the Asian nation suspended those imports due to a scandal in which health inspectors allegedly were bribed to overlook expired and rotten...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

China lifts suspension on Brazilian meat imports.

BEIJING, March 25 — China lifted its suspension on imports of Brazilian meat today following clarification of inspection irregularities uncovered in a police investigation into alleged bribery of health officials, Brazil's Agriculture Minister...

- The Malay Mail - MY

US warns against travel to French Guiana amid social unrest.

Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighbouring Brazil and Suriname, prompting the US government to issue a travel warning Friday for the French territory in South America.

- France24 - FR

Recall in Brazil meat scandal amounts to sale ban, Hong Kong traders say.

Traders affected by the meat scandal in Brazil called for a comprehensive inspection system on Saturday, saying the government’s decision to recall the products from 21 companies in the country amounted to a sale ban on all their existing stock. While officials are in talks with the sector about compensation issues, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

EU experts advise reinforced checks on Brazilian meat.

BRUSSELS - EU veterinary experts recommended reinforced checks on imports of meat from Brazil on Friday after an investigation began there into bribery of food inspectors.

- Reuters - US

Focus of Brazil meat investigation slowing Hong Kong safety efforts, city’s food chief says

The nature of the Brazilian government’s probe into its tainted meat scandal has made it difficult for Hong Kong officials to find out which batches of the exported products should be pulled, the city’s top food official has said. “Brazilian authorities have been investigating the incident for two years, ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Beach sex attacker convicted in Australia backpacker case

A man accused of attacking two young backpackers in a harrowing ordeal at a remote Australian beach was Saturday found guilty of kidnapping and assault but cleared of attempted murder. The 60-year-old, whose identity was suppressed by the South Australian Supreme Court, was on trial for sexually assaulting a Brazilian woman ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Brazil's Vale says U.S. court annuls class action over dam disaster

SAO PAULO - Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Friday the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York annulled nearly all parts of a class action lawsuit against the company and executives over the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil in 2015.

- Reuters - US

Brazil's Vale says US court annuls most of class action over dam disaster

Brazilian miner Vale said on Friday the US District Court for the Southern District of New York annulled the majority of a class action lawsuit against the company and executives over the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil in 2015. The only parts of the case that remain ongoing are linked to specific statements made by ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

The week's best photojournalism

The flower fields of Carlsbad, California. | Police forensic teams search Parliament Square after the terror attack in London. | President Trump breaks from a meeting with truck drivers and trucking CEOs to sit in an 18-wheeler in Washington, D.C. | A 12-day-old impala calf stands with its mother and fellow impalas at the ...

- The Week - US

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting...

- Townhall.com - US

UAE halts imports of food products from six Brazilian companies

Instructions to withdraw the Brazilian products from UAE markets

- GulfNews - AE

Protests disrupt French Guiana, prompt US travel warning

PARAMARIBO, Suriname " Large protests have spread throughout French Guiana, blocking roads to neighboring Brazil and Suriname and prompting the U.S. government to issue a travel warning Friday for the French territory in South...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Lebanon free of bad Brazilian meat: Agriculture Ministry

The Agriculture Ministry said Friday that Lebanon hadn't received any contaminated Brazilian meat and has banned imports from the institutions involved in the meat scandal.

- The Daily Star - LB

Letter to the editor from the Brazilian ambassador

I write to you with regard to the news published at the Daily Star concerning the investigations in Brazil on the quality of the meat.

- The Daily Star - LB

'Operation Weak Flesh' takes bite out of Brazil's meat exports | Reuters

By Alberto Alerigi and Thais Freitas | SAO PAULO SAO PAULO Brazil's meat exports have fallen sharply since a police investigation into alleged bribery of food-sanitation inspectors in the world's top beef and poultry exporter sparked a wave of trade bans, an industry group said on Friday.Restrictions by several key ...

- Firstpost - IN

Menteri: Skandal daging Brazil, bekalan import ke Malaysia selamat

KEMAMAN, 25 Mac — Kementerian Pertanian dan Industri Asas Tani belum memutuskan untuk menyekat kemasukan bekalan daging lembu dan ayam dari Brazil, kata Menterinya Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Chik. Katanya ini kerana 21 loji yang dikatakan...

- The Malay Mail - MY

EU experts advise reinforced checks on Brazilian meat

BRUSSELS - EU veterinary experts recommended reinforced checks on imports of meat from Brazil on Friday after an investigation began there into bribery of food inspectors. Chief veterinary officers from the European Union's 28 member states met in Brussels to discuss an EU response to the scandal and the risk of rotten or ...

- Sify - IN

Deadly quest for lost civilization

When David Grann lost his guide deep in the Brazilian Amazon, fear took hold.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Predatory lizard enters Brazil clandestinely

It all began with a photograph of a lizard posted on Facebook in August 2015 by the Brazilian Herpetology group. It was a strange lizard that had been observed in a residential area near the Port of Santos, São Paulo State, by Ricardo Samelo, a biology student at the Santos Coast campus of the Federal University of ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Sao Paulo street art debate over what makes cities livable

SAO PAULO " When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural " 70 works of street art stretching for more than 3 miles along...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

immunization certificates demanded from visitors from Brazil

SAO PAULO " The health ministry says several countries are requesting that people traveling from Brazil be immunized against yellow fever amid the worst outbreak of the disease the country has seen in years.The ministry says...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Brazil routs Uruguay for seventh consecutive victory under Tite

Brazil was not intimidated by more than 60,000 raucous fans at the Estadio Centenario in Montevideo, beating second-place Uruguay 4-1 in South America's World Cup qualifying group to retain the lead in the standings after 13 matches. Midfielder Paulinho scored a surprising hat trick, with Barcelona star Neymar adding ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Hong Kong orders recall of Brazilian meat products

SAO PAULO " The government of Hong Kong has ordered the recall of meat supplied by Brazilian meatpackers involved in a tainted meat scandal.The Secretary for Food and Health, Ko Wing-man, announced the recall on Friday, saying...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Hong Kong will recall meat imported from 21 Brazilian companies linked to bribery investigation

Hong Kong’s food safety authority will immediately recall all meat exported to the city by 21 Brazilian companies involved in an investigation over bribery and tainted meat, the food and environmental hygiene minister said on Friday. Dr Ko Wing-man made the announcement after meeting the Brazilian consul general on ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Flight check: London to Geneva aboard British Airways

The Plane: Embraer 190SR, a peppy Brazilian-built short-haul jet. You could mistake this plane for an Airbus A320 from a distance, but on closer inspection it's smaller, with giant winglets on each side. Interestingly, the pilots'...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Globo's Guel Arraes on 'Jailers' and the Brazilian TV Giant's 'New Age of Series'

Globo's Jailers,' the sole Latin American series selected for next week's MipTV Drama Screenings, is more than a gritty Brazilian penitentiary-set thriller. At just 12 episodes, and already renewed for a second season, it forms part of Globo's drive into new fiction formats, subjects and characters as the Brazilian TV ...

- Variety - US

Malaysia hasn't stopped Brazil meat imports yet, says Ahmad Shabery

KEMAMAN, March 24 — The Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry has not made a decision to stop the import of beef and chicken meat from Brazil, said its Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek. He said his ministry would continue to...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Brazilian beef: herd on the street

Despite scandal, prices have so far only performed a dead cow bounce

- Financial Times - US

German who 'attacks women' in Sao Paulo airport faces deportation

A German man who has been essentially living at a Sao Paulo airport after he ran out of money to fly home, now faces deportation as well as accusations that he attacked at least seven women.

- The Local - INT

Hong Kong will recall meat imported by 21 Brazilian companies linked to bribery investigation

Hong Kong’s food safety authority will immediately recall all meat imported to the city by 21 Brazilian companies involved in an investigation over bribery and tainted meat, the food and environmental hygiene minister said on Friday. Dr Ko Wing-man made the announcement after meeting the Brazilian consul general on ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

Temer close aide sworn as a Justice in Brazil's Supreme Court

Jurist Alexandre de Moraes was sworn into office as a Justice in Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday. Moraes will fill the seat left by Justice Teori Zavascki, who died in a plane crash in January. Moraes headed the Ministry of Justice when was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Michel Temer. His nomination to the ...

- MercoPress - FK

Globo's Gael Arraes on 'Jailers' and Brazilian TV Giant's 'New Age of Series'

Globo's Jailers,' the sole Latin American series selected for next week's MipTV Drama Screenings, is more than a gritty Brazilian penitentiary-set thriller. At just 12-episodes, and already renewed for a second season, it also forms part of Globo's drive into unprecedented fiction formats, subjects and characters as the ...

- Variety - US

Brazil Official Statement After Several Countries Have Banned Imports of Meat

On Wednesday several countries have banned imports of Brazilian meat after police raided several meat producers last Friday for allegedly doling out bribes to inspectors to certify meat that was either rotten or tainted with salmonella. ''Brazil ranks among the biggest animal protein exporters in the world, and the ...

- Novinite - BG

EU asks Brazil to suspend meat shipments amid scandal - sources

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA - The European Union has asked Brazil to voluntarily suspend all shipments of meat to its member countries to avoid imposing a ban that would take time to lift, but the Brazilian government has not agreed, EU diplomats in Brasilia told Reuters on Thursday. Brazilian meat exports have in any case ...

- Sify - IN

Barcelona star Rafinha Alcantara 'tracked' by Liverpool, Arsenal and Juventus

Brazilian midfielder has a £64.8m release clause in his contract at the Nou Camp.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Collina calls for steps against referees' abuse

Pierluigi Collina, the chairman of the FIFA Referees Committee, has warned of a global shortage of match officials if efforts are not made to tackle abuse and violence towards referees at the grassroots level. Collina, who was in charge of the 2002 World Cup final between Brazil and Germany, said it is a real threat' when ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Satellite launch shelved over strikes

Paris March 23, 2017 After three days of delays caused by worker strikes in French Guiana, rocket firm Arianespace opted Thursday to postpone indefinitely the launch of satellites for South Korean and Brazilian clients. At first scheduled for Tuesday, then the two following days, launch operators finally gave up and ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Jordan- Authorities conduct test on Brazil beef, no plans to halt imports — ministry

Jordan- Authorities conduct test on Brazil beef, no plans to halt imports — ministry...

- MENAFN - JO

Delta seeks new nonstop flights between JFK and Rio

Delta Air Lines Inc. is seeking permission to launch seven new weekly nonstop flights between John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York and Rio de Janeiro. Delta says in a Thursday filing with the U.S. Department of Transportation that it plans to commence daily service on December 21, 2017, using 210 seat Boeing ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Delta plans new daily nonstop service between New York-JFK and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Delta Air Lines will offer a new daily nonstop flight between New York-JFK and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning Dec. 21, 2017, subject to U.S. Department of Transportation approval.

- eTurboNews - US

Brazil on brink, Messi revives Argentina

Paulinho grabbed a hat-trick in Brazil's 4-1 drubbing of Uruguay.

- Daily Nation - KE

Brazil police soften tone on meat probe amid criticism

Brazil police soften tone on meat probe amid criticism...

- MENAFN - JO

Brazil tainted-meat scandal leaves the world very hungry for chicken

Brazil tainted-meat scandal leaves the world very hungry for chicken...

- MENAFN - JO

Feed