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Brazil mulls foot-and-mouth vaccine change after U.S. beef ban

16 minutes agoHealth : Reuters: Health

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil may change the formula of its foot-and-mouth vaccines, the country's agriculture ministry said on Monday, a move that follows a U.S. ban on imports of fresh Brazilian beef that is linked to abscesses found on carcasses.

The Crypt of the São Paulo Cathedral in São Paulo, Brazil

The Metropolitan Cathedral of São Paulo is the cathedral of the Archdiocese of São Paulo, Brazil. The building, which is the city's largest Catholic church, has a crypt so big it's basically its own underground church. The massive crypt is located under the main altar. Show More Summary

Three new 'club-tailed' scorpions join the tree of life

A team of researchers—including Dr. Lauren Esposito, Curator of Arachnology at the California Academy of Sciences and colleagues the American Museum of Natural History and Universidade de São Paulo (Brazil)—have painstakingly revised a large group of Neotropical "club-tailed" scorpions. Show More Summary

Pele’s son returns to prison

2 days agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Sao Paulo (AFP) – The son of Brazilian football legend Pele will return to prison after his appeal against a 13-year sentence for laundering drug-trafficking money was rejected, local authorities said on Saturday. Edson “Edinho” Cholbi...Show More Summary

Azul oferece desconto de 15% na compra de bilhetes durante o fim de semana

Segue comunicado de Imprensa da Azul: Promoção entra no ar às 20h00 desta sexta-feira e é válida para todas as rotas domésticas   São Paulo, 21 de julho de 2017 – Neste fim de semana, a Azul dará 15%... Esta é apenas uma mensagem resumo. Vá no nosso site para ler mais a respeito em ou Clique no Título acima para ser automaticamente redirecionado!

Brazil's Lula says he is being persecuted in court as supporters protest

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, a leftist leader who is topping polls for the 2018 election, on Thursday told supporters protesting his conviction for corruption charges that his political opponents were persecuting him in the courts.

Want to escape Sao Paulo's traffic? Take a flying taxi

While Uber has changed ground transport in many cities, Sao Paulo's infernal traffic jams have sparked a new app that opens the sky to commuters: Voom, a helicopter taxi service that charges according to distance and the passenger's weight. Show More Summary

Brazil approves long-term tests at Petrobras Libra platform

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's environmental agency Ibama has issued an operating license for long-term tests at the Pioneiro de Libra floating platform operated by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a statement on the agency's website on Tuesday.

Tropical “Treehouse” in Sao Pãulo

When the architects over at Perkins + Will were asked to design a home in Alto de Pinheiros, Sao Pãulo, Brazil, they were charged with the task of incorporating the area’s tropical greenery into a livable structure. Specifically, the team’s clients wanted one of the on-site trees to be worked into a sprawling 1,000 square […]

Brazil power plant construction paralyzed by indigenous protesters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Construction of a power plant on the Teles Pires river in Brazil was paralyzed by protesting members of the Munduruku tribe, a leader of the movement told Reuters on Monday, adding to tensions over land conflicts in South America's largest country.

Brazil's Temer says to begin work soon on simplifying tax code

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's President Michel Temer said on Monday that he soon plans to start work on simplifying the country's tax code, following the government's successful passage last week of a landmark labor reform.

Brazil to revise hydro dam capacity before privatizations

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil is planning to lower the estimated capacity of several older hydroelectric dams before they are privatized by state-controlled power holding company Eletrobras, a senior energy official told Reuters on Monday.

Brazil meat plant inspectors protest amid minister's U.S. meeting

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal food inspectors started a 24-hour protest on Monday, slowing inspection of meatpacking companies just as the country's agriculture minister was sitting down with his U.S. peer to discuss concerns about safety checks of fresh beef.

Tiny particles increase in air with ethanol-to-gasoline switch

(Northwestern University) The concentration of ultrafine particles less than 50 nanometers in diameter rose by one-third in the air of São Paulo, Brazil, when higher ethanol prices induced drivers to switch from ethanol to gasoline,Show More Summary

Alfonso Herrera & Ed Westwick Meet Up at Daydream Convention

Alfonso Herrera and Ed Westwick pose for photos together at the Daydream Convention at Transamerica Hotel on Saturday (July 15) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. You may recognize Alfonso, 33 from the Netflix show Sense8, and Ed from Gossip Girl! If you missed the news, Ed recently joined the cast of the BBC’s Ordeal By Innocence, [...]

Google virtual exhibition features fashion collection of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

last weekArts : Artdaily

The Smithsonian?s National Museum of African American History and Culture has joined more than 180 cultural institutions from New York, London, Paris, Tokyo, São Paulo and around the world for the ?We Wear Culture? project presented by the Google Cultural Institute. Show More Summary

Dengue infection does not increase Zika severity

A study finds that in and around São José do Rio Preto (São Paulo State, Brazil), where dengue is endemic and there was a rapid outbreak of Zika during the 2016 epidemic, prior dengue infection did not lead to a worse illness for those who got Zika. read more

Brazil proposes shrinking national forest after highway protests

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's government has sent Congress a bill to shrink the boundaries of a national forest in the Amazonian state of Pará, according a statement from the Environment Ministry on Friday, a move environmentalists said would speed deforestation of the area.

Prior dengue infection does not increase Zika disease severity

(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) A study involving 65 people who live in and around São José do Rio Preto (São Paulo State, Brazil), where dengue is endemic and there was a particularly rapid outbreak of Zika during the 2016 epidemic, show that prior dengue infection in human beings infected by Zika does not necessarily lead to a worse illness.

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