With hundreds of environmental enforcement agents sidelined by the pandemic, deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon has increased to its fastest pace in years—and the season when clearing typically accelerates hasn’t even begun.
The latest mining disaster took 270 lives and followed years of executive focus on trying to build the company into the largest in its industry. Employees and contractors described having their warnings and requests for safety equipment ignored.
Paulo TrevisaniVale’s shares now are worth more than they were at the beginning of 2019.
Brazil’s government, under fire from Western governments over deforestation in the Amazon, will ask developed countries to help finance efforts to preserve rainforest and promote sustainable economic activities during a climate-change conference in...
President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration is opening up one of the world’s most closed big economies, slashing import tariffs on more than 2,300 products and exposing local industries long accustomed to protectionism to the challenges of free trade.
Brazil’s economy minister said that talks are officially under way for a trade deal with the U.S. The confirmation came after a meeting with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in the Brazilian capital.
Paulo TrevisaniTá valendo: Brasil e EUA estão discutindo acordo comercial.