Brazil

Scientists detect new strain of coronavirus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Experts say they have no evidence that this mutation poses a greater danger. However, it shows that Covid-19 is sweeping across the region.

Brazil and Mexico will have a contraction of 5.8% and 9% of their GDP respectively

and. In 2021, the economies of both countries are expected to experience a recovery: the Mexican GDP will grow by 3.5% and the Brazilian by 2.8%.

The Brazilian company that can turn your garbage into musical instruments

Boomera finds new uses for difficult-to-recycle plastic products that typically end up in landfills.

Confessions of an In-Demand Developer: How Too Many Job Offers Helped Me Craft My Own Coding Consultancy Company

This contributor looked south of the border, to Brazil, to find a solution to his and others' desperate search for talented senior developers.

Phil Alves

3 Suggestions for Cultivating Your Leadership Potential

While it's not mandatory you move out of the country with your young family to discover the best you, getting OK with the discomfort it brought was a good first step.

Brazil Lawmakers Propose Bill to Shield WhatsApp

The legislation will now have to pass through several other congressional committees before being put to vote in the floor of the lower and upper house.

Reuters

Facebook CEO Urges Brazilians to Decry WhatsApp Block

The app has been suspended two times in five months in Brazil.

Reuters

Brazil Police Detain Facebook Executive Over Court Orders

Privacy concerns have frequently put Facebook and other Internet giants at odds with Brazilian law enforcement seeking evidence in criminal cases.

Reuters

International Holidays and Festivals Could Mean Big Business for Online Retailers

Traditional celebrations in Russia, China and Brazil are three largely unexplored -- and likely lucrative -- ecommerce markets.

Oren Levy

How Entrepreneurs Can Capitalize on the Latin American Ecommerce Boom

Latin America is young, tech savvy, increasingly prosperous and open for business.

Oren Levy

McDonald's Accused of Illegal Labor, Tax Practices in Brazil

The fast-food giant has been the subject of increasing scrutiny around the globe.

Reuters