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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian countryside is stepping on the gas. Soy, the country's main export product, is experiencing a boom with a harvest that is about to reach a record level. More than 126 million tons of the grain will have been harvested in Brazil by the end of the 2019-2020 season […] The post With Super Crop in 2020, Brazil Reclaims the World Soybean Throne appeared first...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - It is common knowledge that Covid-19 tends to affect more the elderly and those suffering from chronic diseases. However, there is one question that has puzzled scientists worldwide since the outbreak of the pandemic: why are men The post The Mystery Continues: Why Is Coronavirus More Lethal to Men? appeared first on The Rio Times. ]]>
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The number of deaths from the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) totaled 941, according to an update released by the Ministry of Health yesterday, April 9th. The result marks an increase of 17 percent in relation to Wednesday when 800 deaths were recorded. São Paulo concentrates the largest number of deaths, with […] The post With New Record, Brazil Close to 1,000 Coronavirus...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Caixa Econômica Federal (Federal Savings Bank) announced on Thursday, April 9th, that it will provide a six-month grace period for new housing loans, both for individuals and corporations. The initiative is part of a package of new measures focused particularly on home loans in an attempt to . . […] The post Caixa Announces Six Months’ Grace Period, Further...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Conjunctivitis may be among the symptoms of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. In a statement, the American Academy of Ophthalmology warned that the symptom may have gone unnoticed in cases of contagion of the disease. The American Academy of Ophthalmologists recommends that ophthalmologists use eye, nose and […] The post Coronavirus Could Have Unusual...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The first round of voting is scheduled for October 4th. Last Saturday, the legal deadline for parties disputing the elections to be officially registered with the Electoral Court expired. As a result, the Alliance will not be able to run its own candidates. The possibility of deferring the voting date […] The post Absent of Sufficient Signatures, Bolsonaro’s Party...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The non-governmental organization 'Ação da Cidadania' (Citizens Action), founded in 1993 by sociologist Herbert de Souza, Betinho, delivered yesterday, April 9th, in partnership with the 'Bem Maior' (Greater Good) Movement, 40 tons of non-perishable foodstuffs, hygienic supplies, and 1,200 masks, to representatives of 40 organizations listed by the NGO in […] The post...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The emergency rescue bill for the states under discussion in the Chamber of Deputies allows for a ten percent increase in their debt, between R$55 billion (US$11 billion) and R$65 billion in new loans, in addition to the R$565 billion at the end of last year. The calculations were carried […] The post Anti-Coronavirus Bill Allows States to Incur More Debt appeared first...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The World Health Organization (WHO) officially appointed the Fiocruz Respiratory Virus and Measles Laboratory (Oswaldo Cruz Institute) as the reference laboratory for fighting the novel coronavirus in the Americas. The Fiocruz laboratory, which was already a reference with the WHO for Influenza-type viruses, was in charge of testing samples and […] The post Coronavirus:...
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  • Apr 10,2020
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - There are still no election results in Guyana. For some four weeks, courts and the country's Supreme Electoral Commission (GECOM) have been considering whether and to what extent the results will be recounted Earlier this week, the Guyana Court of Appeals ruled that the GECOM was competent to recount the […] The post Still No Official Results in Guyana, One Month After...
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