politics


General Motors to Invest R$6.5 Billion in Brazil: Daily

General Motors to Invest R$6.5 Billion in Brazil: Daily
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – General Motors will invest R$6.5 billion (US$2.8 billion) in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Teresa Barra announced on Thursday, August 14th. The announcement was made following a meeting held in Brasília between Ms. Barra and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. […]...

business


No Sign of Recovery for Brazil’s Economy in Short-Term: Daily

No Sign of Recovery for Brazil’s Economy in Short-Term: Daily
By Kate Rintoul, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to the Economic Climate Indicator (ICE) released by the Fundação Getulio Vargas (FGV) on Wednesday, August 13th the economic climate in Latin America in July is the worst since 2009, with Brazil performing badly in key areas. The index, which is done in partnership […]...

tech


M-gov still incipient in Brazil

Most government agencies don't provide mobile services - and have no immediate plans to do so, says research....

sports


entertainment


New video: ‘El Freaky Sound’ by El Freaky Colectivo feat. Supa Hype & Tanto Blacks

New video: ‘El Freaky Sound’ by El Freaky Colectivo feat. Supa Hype & Tanto Blacks
It dawned on me recently that I’ll never know what it’s like to make a stadium full of people dance. Thankfully, a new video by our friends, El Freaky Colectivo, is akin to front-row *and* on-stage access while they make the stadium #turnup, as the kids say these days. The video is for their new track, “El Freaky Sound,” and most of the footage was shot in Barranquilla, Colombia, during Carnival. Freaky crew member, Andres Shaq, tells me the video also features footage from the quartets’ various opening sets for concerts by Justin Bieber, Major Lazer, ...

culture




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