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2013-12-23 08:27:14

The Brazilian Government is Heavily Investing in the Local Manufacturing of ARVs, Hindering Market Entry of New Drugs, According to a New Report from Decision Resources BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Brazil's National Health System (SUS) currently provides coverage for 22 drugs that are distributed free of charge to more than 300,000...

2013-09-17 23:04:36

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Business Opportunities Assessment for Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market in Brazil. London (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 New Perspectives and Trends for the Emergent Market The Brazilian solar PV generation is segmented into 3 components: centralized, distributed, and isolated. This study will analyze the individual segments as well as the industry as a whole and how it´s growth is impacted by other renewable sources such as...

2013-08-21 23:17:36

IIE Gala on September 23 to Celebrate US-Brazil Exchange; President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff and Praxair Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Stephen Angel to be Honored New York (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 The Institute of International Education (IIE) announced today that more than 300 companies across the United States are hosting summer internships for Brazilian students as part of the Brazil Scientific Mobility Program. This prestigious scholarship program, administered by...

2013-06-20 12:36:31

e-Commerce leaders announce a pioneering partnership to support the Brazilian government's mandate LONDON and SÃO PAULO, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While compliance with the government's e-Invoicing mandate has driven adoption in Brazil, a new partnership between OB10, the global e-Invoicing network, and Comprova.com, an officially accredited certification service provider and digital signature platform, will ensure that organizations not only meet government...

2012-07-04 14:20:21

SAO PAULO, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian government has no plans to intervene directly in the mining sector via a state company or to nationalize mineral deposits that might be deemed strategic to national interest, a senior government official in an exclusive interview published Wednesday by Brasil Mineral, the country's leading trade magazine for the sector. "We want to make it very clear that the Brazilian Geological Survey (CPRM) will not begin to prospect for or mine...

2011-01-27 04:00:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian government has issued a "partial" installation license allowing the Belo Monte Dam to break ground on the Amazon's Xingu River despite egregious disregard for human rights and environmental legislation, the unwavering protests of civil society and condemnations by its Federal Public Prosecutor's Office (MPF). The license was approved by Brazil's environmental agency IBAMA despite overwhelming evidence that the...

2010-11-17 10:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AVATAR creator James Cameron's short new documentary "A Message from Pandora," casts a timely spotlight on an epic battle to stop the massive Belo Monte Dam in the heart of Brazil's Amazon Rainforest. The twenty-minute short, a real-life AVATAR story, was released this week as a special feature on the AVATAR Extended Collector's Edition DVD at a critical moment when the Brazilian government is on the verge of deciding whether...

2010-11-11 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today international and Brazilian human rights organizations submitted a formal petition to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), denouncing grave and imminent violations upon the rights of indigenous and riverine communities affected by the construction of Belo Monte Dam on the Xingu River in the Brazilian Amazon. Signed by the Xingu Alive Forever Movement and as well as representatives of affected communities, the...

2010-10-01 11:54:00

BRASILIA, Brazil, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil's Minister of Environment Izabella Teixeira called for greater commitment from developed countries in international negotiations on access to genetic resources and the sharing of benefits arising from their use at the 10th Conference of Parties to Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 10). Speaking on a teleconference today, the Minister expressed concern over the lack of progress in discussions on Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS), and...

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2010-07-07 11:50:00

During his unprecedented expedition into the heart of the Amazon, Michigan State University geographer Bob Walker discovered surprising evidence that many of the Brazilian government's efforts to protect the environment are working. As expected, Walker and two fellow scientists "“ the first research team to travel a 700-mile stretch of the so-called Transamazon Highway in the western Amazon basin "“ confirmed the existence of illegal logging and gold-mining operations that...