A hot-headed Brazilian tried to rid his garden of invading cockroaches — and inadvertently blew up his yard, according to a report. Cesar Schmitz, 48, attempted to obliterate the cockroaches Friday by pouring gasoline on his lawn and then striking a match, which set off the massive explosion on the property in the southern city...
Brazil's Senate Constitutional and Legal Affairs Committee on Tuesday approved the text of a pension reform bill, paving the way for a second and final plenary vote later in the day that will sign the landmark bill into law.
The government on Tuesday
awarded a license to operate Brazil's Lotex instant lottery for
a total aggregate amount of 818 million reais ($200 million),
according to the organizers of the bidding on Tuesday.
Norway's Equinor ASA
is scouting locations on Brazil's coast to install new
natural gas infrastructure, the company's Brazil chief said, as
the firm's gas-heavy offshore fields come on-line in the coming
The Consórcio Estrela
Instantânea placed the winning bid for Brazil's Lotex instant
lottery that was run by state-run lender Caixa Econômica Federal
, according to the official results of the auction held
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he would rather his son Eduardo stayed in Brazil to deal with a crisis in the government's right-wing Social Liberal Party (PSL) instead of becoming Brazil's ambassador in Washington.
Brazilian beverage firm Ambev
SA will launch its first canned water by year-end,
following a global trend to step up recycling and phase out
plastic containers as consumers shift towards greener
alternatives, a company executive said.
Switzerland has pressed charges
against a person in a corruption probe of Brazilian state oil
company Petrobras and construction firm Odebrecht,
the attorney general's office said, adding it was seeking to
conclude the case quickly.
Swiss prosecutors have pressed
charges against an individual in a corruption probe into
Brazil's state-owned oil company Petrobras and
construction firm Odebrecht, the attorney general's office in
Bern said on Tuesday.
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