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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - That the Bolsonaro clan flirts with authoritarianism is beyond doubt. But if he were to decide to close either of the other two branches of the Republic, as Deputy Eduardo Bolsonaro, his #3 son suggested, President Jair Bolsonaro would have to drive the truck himself . . . To read […] The post Low-ranking Military Officers Disgruntled with Bolsonaro, Says Unionist appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin America and the Caribbean showed a generalized and synchronized economic slowdown, both in an analysis of countries and productive sectors. The new report of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) points to the worst growth in the region in seven decades. By 2019, overall . […] The post Latin America and Caribbean Record Lowest Growth in 70 Years appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Acne is caused by a buildup of oil in the skin’s follicles that comes from the sebaceous glands. Why do people get acne? There are several factors that contribute to a person’s risk of getting acne. They include: A family history of acne An oversupply of androgen hormones An excess of […] The post CBD for Acne: What You Need to Know – Sponsored appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Glassdoor, one of the largest recruitment websites in the world, announced last Wednesday, December 11th, its unprecedented award "The 50 Best Places to Work - Choice by Professionals", which lists the best-appraised companies in Brazil. In this first edition, the German company SAP, which operates in the corporate software sector, […] The post The 50 Best Companies to Work in Brazil in 2020, According to Employees appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Despite a scenario of much skepticism, 2019 was a year of gains for bitcoin. To date, this year the cryptocurrency has accumulated a rise of 110 percent (real exchange rate), according to XDEX data, which, according to the company's CEO, César Tashiro, is partly due to the number of large […] The post Despite Speculation, Bitcoin Accumulates 100 Percent Gains in 2019 over 2018 appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Marcelo Conde, son of Rio's former mayor Luiz Paulo Conde, and CEO of STX Real Estate Development, during a panel discussion on residential and commercial enterprises, submitted a list of suggestions for strategic actions to encourage investment in housing projects in Rio's developing Port Region. Among them are: - the […] The post Large Residential Projects Desired for Rio’s Porto Maravilha appeared first on The Rio Times.

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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - On a day of optimism in the financial market, the U.S. currency closed at its lowest level in more than a month, and the stock market broke a record. The commercial dollar was sold on Thursday, December 12th, at R$4.089, with a drop of R$0.029 (-0.7 percent). The U.S. currency is […] The post Dollar Closes Below R$4.10 for First Time in More Than a Month appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A special inspection team of the Federal Treasury has discovered that Gamecorp - a company whose partner is Fabio Luis Lula da Silva, or 'Lulinha' - has hired "non-existent companies", two of which are also registered in the name of the son of ex-president Lula, to conceal millions of profits. […] The post Lula’s Son Used ‘Non-existent Companies’ to Hide Millions of Profits from Taxation appeared first on The Rio Times.

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SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Salvador-based Suzano has announced an investment plan of R$ 4.4 (US$ 1.1) billion for the year 2020, which will be applied to maintenance and expansion of its business. According to the company, R$3.6 billion will go to maintenance, and the expansion and modernization projects will have a disbursement of approximately R$300 […] The post Brazilian Pulp & Paper Giant Suzano Announces Investments of R$4.4 Billion in 2020 appeared first on The Rio Times.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Grin Prime was launched on Wednesday, December 11th, in the city of São Paulo: it's a monthly subscription of R$15 (US$3.75), with the first month free, which exempts users from paying the unlocking fee for Grin scooters and Yellow bikes. Grow, the company that controls the two brands, also pledges […] The post Yellow and Grin Launch Monthly Subscription for Bikes and Scooters in Brazil appeared first on The Rio Times.