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SAO PAULO, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has named Mr. Carlos Aguiar, Former Chief Executive Officer of Fibria, as the 2011 Latin American CEO of the Year. The award will be presented to Luciana Aguiar, Mr.
SAO PAULO, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Triunfo Participacoes e Investimentos has operated for over 12 years as one of the leading Brazilian companies in the infrastructure sector, with a strong presence in the toll road, port administration and power generation segments.
An increase in deforestation in March and April in the Amazon has led Brazil to announce the creation of an emergency task force.
NEW YORK, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Terasol Energy, LLC (www.terasolenergy.com) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Kaiima Bio Agritech (www.kaiima.com), a leading seed company based in Israel, to commercialize Kaiima's proprietary castor varieties in Brazil.
SAO PAULO, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ClickOn (www.clickon.com.br), one of the leading group buying sites in Brazil, closed a round of financing with Mosaico (www.mosaicointernet.com), an Organizacoes Globo company focused on investing in Internet businesses.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AMIL PARTICIPACOES S.A.
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Trimble (Nasdaq: TRMB) announced today that two additional SITECHÂ® Technology Dealers have been established in Brazil.
SAO PAULO, November 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Actis, a global emerging markets private equity specialist, has invested US$53m in Gtex, a cleaning products company based in Brazil, whose stable of brands include, Urca, UFE and Amazon.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. ("Amilpar") (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3), in accordance with CVM Instruction 358, of January 3, 2002, informs that it signed today through its subsidiary Amil Assistencia Medica Internacional S.A.
The Amazon Rainforest (known as Floresta AmazÃ´nica or AmazÃ´nia in Portuguese, and Selva AmazÃ³nica or Amazonia in Spanish), also known as Amazonia, or the Amazon Jungle, is a moist broadleaf forest that covers almost all of the Amazon Basin in South America. The basin consists of 1.7 billion acres, of which 1.4 billion acres is rainforest. This rainforest covers nine nations (Brazil, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Bolivia, Guyana, Suriname, and French Guiana). Brazil contains...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).