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Peru and Brazil Collaborate on Defense.

Defense Ministers of the 2 countries met last week in Brazil to discuss border security. In 2017, Peru and Brazil have been developing a closer military partnership.  Admirals from both countries met in Lima back in May to discuss how to jointly combat mafias.  Now, the 2 countries are collaborating on security in the ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Brazil's da Silva launches unlikely bid to retake presidency.

Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has never taken the easy path but Thursday the onetime shoeshine boy turned political giant embarked on ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Brazil's fight against corruption sets a good example to the world.

The damage caused by the Car Wash probe pales in comparison to the ills it cures

- Financial Times - US

Football transfers: what the UK papers say.

WHAT THE PAPERS SAY The Philippe Coutinho-to-Barcelona transfer saga could rumble on until the end of the window with the Catalan club admitting it will be difficult to prise the Brazilian playmaker away from Anfield, the Liverpool Echo reports. However, according to the Daily Telegraph, the LaLiga giants are prepared to ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Barcelona take up €9m option to complete the signing of Palmeiras defender Yerry Mina.

Mina will join Barcelona in January after completing the 2017 Brazilian league campaign.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

This Day in History - August 18.

Today is the 230th day of 2017. There are 135 days left in the year.TODAY'S EVENTS2000: Indigenous people belonging to a tribe believed to have been decimated 80 years ago are located in the jungles of the Amazon state of Acre in Brazil.OTHER EVENTS1527: French forces take Pavia and Genoa in Italy.1649: Turkey's Sultan ...

- JamaicaObserver.com - JM

Brazil to swap environmental fines for recovery works.

BRASILIA - Brazil will allow environmental transgressors to exchange millionaire fines for recovery works at a discount, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a bid to reduce litigation and raise funds for projects in times of austerity.

- Reuters - US

Samarco should be punished but not closed – Brazil mining minister.

Samarco, a joint venture between BHP Biliton and Brazil's Vale, should be punished but not closed over the 2015 collapse of a tailings dam that killed 19 people, Brazil's mining and energy minister said on Thursday. "Mistakes may have been made, but it was an accident," Fernando Coelho Filho said at an event in Sao Paulo.

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Brazil lawyers ask high court to compel impeachment debate.

Brazil's bar association is asking the Supreme Court to compel lawmakers to consider more than two-dozen motions for President Michel Temer's impeachment that have stalled in the lower house.

- FOX News - US

Brazil police, troops carry out security operation near Rio.

RIO DE JANEIRO " Thousands of Brazilian police and soldiers have carried out a security operation near Rio de Janeiro as part of a crackdown aimed at curbing rising violence.Operation "Double Dose" focused on the Caramujo slum...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

SAS appoints new Brazil head.

Analytics firm continues to drive structural changes in one of its top five global markets.

- ZDNet - UK

Brazil to ask for WTO panel on Bombardier C Series subsidies

The Bombardier planes compete with the E195 aircraft made by Brazil's Embraer SA

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Brazil's top court favors indigenous groups in land dispute

RIO DE JANEIRO " Brazil's top court is ruling against a state that sought federal compensation for the lands of two indigenous reserves.Wednesday's ruling is a defeat for groups trying to limit land claims by indigenous peoples,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Smithsonian manatee count informs policy recommendations

All three of the world's manatee species are threatened with extinction: the Amazonian Manatee, the African Manatee and the West Indian Manatee. The Antillean Manatee, an endangered subspecies, feeds and calves in rivers and coastal wetlands from the Gulf of Mexico to Brazil. Smithsonian scientists were the first to use ...

- PhysOrg - NL

'GhostClicker' malware found in 340 apps on Google Play had 'millions' of downloads

Detections spanned Brazil, Japan, Taiwan, Russia, Italy, and the US, Trend Micro said.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Coutinho sale not close, insists Klopp

LONDON, Aug 17 — Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has rejected Barcelona's claims that they are close to signing unsettled Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho. Klopp's side have snubbed Barcelona's £90 million offer for...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Notorious disk-encrypting ransomware 'Mamba' returns in several countries including India

'Mamba' ransomware had primarily affected some organisations in Brazil and specifically, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency last November. The post Notorious disk-encrypting ransomware 'Mamba' returns in several countries including India appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Massive harvests of corn, soybeans pose storage problem in Brazil

From Iowa to China, years of bumper crops and low prices have overwhelmed storage capacity for corn, wheat, and other basic foodstuffs.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

Live: Football transfer news and rumours

Welcome back for a whole new week of transfer news and coverage from the best leagues across Europe. 3.50pm Swansea have made an approach to Hull for Sam Clucas, according to Sky sources. 3.45pm Arsenal defender Gabriel Paulista is on the verge of a £10million move to Valencia, according to Sky sources. The Brazilian ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Philippe Coutinho remains out for Liverpool but Jurgen Klopp insists 'nothing new' on Barcelona link

Brazilian still sidelined for visit of Crystal Palace due to lingering back injury.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Barca new boy Paulinho confident despite fan scepticism

BARCELONA, Aug 17 — Brazil midfielder Paulinho is confident he can make an impression at his new club Barcelona amid scepticism from supporters of the Spanish giants about his signing. The 29-year-old was presented to media at the Camp Nou...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Molecule increases pregnancy rate and number of offspring in cattle

Researchers at Inprenha Biotecnologia, a company based in Jaboticabal, São Paulo State, Brazil, working in partnership with colleagues at the University of São Paulo's Ribeirão Preto School of Pharmaceutical Sciences , have discovered a molecule that can increase bovine pregnancy rates and reduce early embryo loss. ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Big B drafts videos for Swachch Bharat, Indian consulate in Brazil

Mumbai, Aug 17 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said that he is working on videos for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the Consul General of India in Brazil, for an ongoing festival. Amitabh on his blog, said: "Drafting and working on video bytes for Swachch Bharat and the Consul General of India in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Big B working on videos for Swachh Bharat, Indian consulate in Brazil

Mumbai, Aug 17 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said that he is working on videos for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and the Consul General of India in Brazil, for an ongoing festival. Amitabh wrote on his blog: "Drafting and working on video bytes for Swachh Bharat and the Consul General of India in ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Comparing the jaws of porcupine fish reveals three new species

Researchers at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute and colleagues compared fossil porcupine fish jaws and tooth plates collected on expeditions to Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil with those from museum specimens and modern porcupine fish, revealing three new species.

- PhysOrg - NL

Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power

Omar G. Encarnación In the world's largest Catholic country, a rival Christian movement could select Brazil's next president. The post Amid Crisis in Brazil, the Evangelical Bloc Emerges as a Political Power appeared first on The Nation.

- The Nation - US

An evening with the Royal Ballet

Dancers from the world-famous Royal Ballet in London will tomorrow grace the Pjazza Teatru Rjal stage in a new production called Anno. The show is choreographed by Royal Ballet first artist Erico Montes Nunes. Born in São Paulo, Montes trained in his native Brazil until 2002 when he moved to London to study at the London ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Comparing the jaws of porcupine fish reveals three new species

Researchers compared fossil porcupine fish jaws and tooth plates collected on expeditions to Panama, Colombia, Venezuela and Brazil with those from museum specimens and modern porcupine fish, revealing three new species.

- ScienceDaily - US

Petrobras Argentina Sale Under Scrutiny in Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors plan to investigate last year's controversial sale of the Argentine subsidiary of Petrobras, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, a lawyer representing some Petrobras shareholders said on Wednesday. Petrobras, formally known as Petroleo Brasileiro SA , sold its 67.2 percent stake in Petrobras ...

- Voice of America - US

Brazil's top court favors indigenous groups in land dispute

Brazil's top court ruled Wednesday against a state that sought federal compensation for lands used to create three indigenous reserves, delivering a landmark decision seen as a defeat for groups trying to limit native land claims.

- FOX News - US

Brazil police, troops carry out security operation near Rio

Thousands of Brazilian police and soldiers have carried out a security operation near Rio de Janeiro as part of a crackdown aimed at curbing rising violence.

- FOX News - US

Brazil court favours indigenous groups in land dispute

The Supreme Court rules against Brazilian state seeking compensation for land that had been declared as tribal reserves.

- Al Jazeera - QA

US urges Latin American Nations to cut ties with North Korea

, August 17 : United States Vice-President Mike Pence on Wednesday requested Latin American nations to cut ties with North Korea in an attempt to halt nation's development of nuclear missiles.As per media reports, Pence in a speech following a meeting with Chile President Michelle Bachalet on Wednesday said, "The United ...

- Sify - IN

Mike Pence calls on Latin American countries to cut off relations with North Korea

© POOL/AFP Martin BERNETTI SANTIAGO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Mexico to break ties with North Korea on Wednesday, adding that "all options" are on the table with regards to the Asian state. "The U.S. places great importance on the ongoing diplomatic isolation of the Kim regime and we ...

- Business Insider - US

A decade of monitoring shows the dynamics of a conserved Atlantic tropical forest

Characterized with high levels of biodiversity and endemism, the Atlantic Tropical Forest has been facing serious anthropogenic threats over the last several decades. Having put important ecosystem services at risk, such activities need to be closely studied as part of the forest dynamics. Thus, a Brazilian team of ...

- ScienceDaily - US

British media rave about 'Alexander the Great'

Trent Alexander-Arnold's stunning free-kick for Liverpool in their 2-1 Champions League win over Hoffenheim had the British media purring Who needs Coutinho in reference to the wantaway Brazilian star.

- The Daily Star - LB

US VP Pence urges Latin American nations to isolate North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence urged Brazil, Peru, Chile, and Mexico to break ties with North Korea on Wednesday, adding that 'all options' are on the table with regards to the Asian state.

- GMA News - PH

Media rave about Reds teen

TRENT Alexander-Arnold’s stunning free kick for Liverpool in its 2-1 UEFA Champions League win over Hoffenheim had the media purring ‘Who needs Coutinho?’ in reference to the wantaway Brazilian star. The 18-year-old’s opening goal for Liverpool in the tie in Germany — setting the Reds up nicely ...

- Shanghai Daily - CN

The Rio Olympics were only a year ago, but the venues look like they've been deserted for decades

Officials in Rio de Janeiro hoped hosting the 2016 Olympics would help make it a first-class city. Instead, many buildings and stadiums made for the games have gone unused since the event ended. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook

- Business Insider - US

Google Removes Chrome Extension Used in Banking Fraud

Google has removed the Interface Online Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. The plugin was used by criminals in Brazil to target corporate users with the aim of stealing banking credentials.

- threatpost - US

'Alexander the Great' — press rave about teen

LONDON, Aug 16 — Trent Alexander-Arnold's stunning free-kick for Liverpool in their 2-1 Champions League win over Hoffenheim had the British media purring 'Who needs Coutinho?' in reference to the wantaway Brazilian star. The 18-year-old's...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Brazilian army, police swoop on Rio suburb

The operation was launched where the Olympics was hosted exactly a year ago but is now in the grip of a crime wave The post Brazilian army, police swoop on Rio suburb appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

S&P says won't downgrade Brazil credit ratings - for now

S&P says won't downgrade Brazil credit ratings - for now...

- MENAFN - JO

Press rave about Liverpool's 'Alexander the Great'

Trent Alexander-Arnold's stunning free-kick for Liverpool in their 2-1 Champions League win over Hoffenheim had the British media purring 'Who needs Coutinho?' in reference to the wantaway Brazilian star.

- The Daily Star - LB

Is Brazil no longer safe for refugees and immigrants?

Historically, immigrants helped to shape Brazilian society. But today they are being told to 'go home'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Brazil Abandons Fiscal Targets Through 2020

Brazil abandoned its fiscal targets for this year and next, after a bribery scandal sapped President Michel Temer's ability to push critical economic reforms through Congress and left the public sector with gaping budget hole.

- Wall Street Journal - US

Live: Football transfer news and rumours

Welcome back for a whole new week of transfer news and coverage from the best leagues across Europe. 11.42am Antonio Conte's bid to strengthen his Chelsea squad has been met with further frustration after a third bid for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro was rejected, reports the Daily Mail. The Evening Standard, meanwhile, ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

The Fiery Jungle Drink Brazilians Can't Get Enough Of

It numbs the lips, sears the throat and soothes the Brazilian soul.

- OZY - US

Brazil Lawmakers Seek $1B in Taxpayer Money for Election Campaigns

Brazilian lawmakers facing a dearth of financing for their re-election campaigns next year proposed on Tuesday creating a fund of 3.6 billion reais in taxpayer money to help their parties foot the bills. The Supreme Court banned corporate donations to campaigns in 2015, drastically reducing political fund-raising. On top of ...

- Voice of America - US

Brazil, Peru look to strengthen defence ties

Brazilian Defence Minister Raul Jungmann and his Peruvian counterpart, Jorge Nieto Montesinos, met on 11 August at the Brazilian Army's 8th Jungle Infantry Battalion in Tabatinga, state of Amazonas, to discuss further co-operation on border security and control over the Triple

- Jane’s - US

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