LISBON/BRASILIA, Nov 22 Portuguese hotel group
Vila Gale intends to go ahead with a plan for a beach resort in
the Brazilian state of Bahia, but at a new location, its CEO
said on Thursday, three days after it dropped a project on
disputed indigenous lands.
LISBON Portuguese hotel group Vila Gale has received new offers to build a luxury resort in the Brazilian state of Bahia and "will advance" with one of them, its CEO said on Thursday, three days after the company canceled a project in the same region due to public pressure over the disputed nature of the land.
BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro launched a new political party on Thursday, the Alliance for Brazil (APB), under the banner of fighting graft and advancing Christian values, a breakaway move that could fragment his base.
LISBON/BRASILIA A Brazilian tribe that has been fighting for 15 years to preserve land they use to gather food won a victory on Monday when public pressure made Portuguese hotel group Vila Gale cancel plans to build a 500-room luxury resort on the Bahia coast.
BRASILIA Leaders of the BRICS major emerging economies made no mention of Venezuela during a two-day summit in Brazil's capital, according to diplomats, putting aside a rift over the fate of the chaotic South American country to focus on global economic issues instead.
BRASILIA The BRICS nations of leading emerging economies warned on Thursday that trade tensions and policy uncertainty are undermining confidence in international commerce, investment and economic growth.
BRASILIA Backers of Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido left the country's embassy in Brasilia on Wednesday, after a tense 11-hour standoff that created a diplomatic embarrassment for Brazil's right-wing government. | Video
BRASILIA Jair Bolsonaro's repeated bashing of China on the campaign trail last year left diplomats on both sides worried he might take a wrecking ball to one of the world's biggest trading partnerships.
BRASILIA Brazil is considering joining the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), a specialized agency within the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), which could serve as a stepping stone to joining the rich-nations club, its head said.
BRASILIA/CURITIBA, Brazil Brazil's leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison on Friday after a judge ordered his release, startling financial markets and reigniting both ends of the political spectrum with calls for demonstrations in coming days.