Economy shrinks 4.3% in 2016, says Central Bank

21/02/2017 | 8:29AM Known as a GDP forecast, the Central Bank's Economic Activity Index (IBC-Br) fell by 4.34% in 2016, indicating the second consecutive year of recession in the country. The result, announced on Thursday (16), was worse than expected by the financial market - projected drop... 1 | 10

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Deal with nine countries signed to probe into Odebrecht in Brazil

20/02/2017 | 6:50PM Brazil's Prosecution Service (MPF) signed with eight Latin American countries and Portugal the biggest international agreement linked to Operation Car Wash. The deal aims to investigate into embezzlement crimes committed by construction company Odebrecht. The document,... 2 | 10

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Supreme Court: Inmates entitled to compensation for poor jail conditions

20/02/2017 | 5:50PM Brazil's Supreme Court (STF) decided that inmates in degrading conditions have the right to receive compensation in cash for moral damage. The court unanimously understood that overcrowding and inhumane incarceration lead to the government being responsible for... 3 | 10

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Volvo: R$ 1 billion in Latin America and 90% in Brazil

15/02/2017 | 7PM “We are ready for the resumption.” It was with these words that the first Brazilian president of the Volvo Group for Latin America announced a new cycle of investment in the region. Wilson Lirmann said that the input of R$ 1 billion will be applied between 2017 and... 4 | 10

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Espírito Santo: Residents of the state capital stage Peace Walk

13/02/2017 | 1:40PM Residents of Vitória, Espírito Santo, staged a Peace Walk on Sunday (Feb. 12) along Camburi beach. With posters, T-shirts, and white balloons, they called for a return to normalcy following a nine-day military police stoppage in the state. As police gradually... 5 | 10

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Ford shuts down and stops production for 21 days

13/02/2017 | 11:52AM Ford is shuttig down its factory in São Bernardo do Campo, and about 3,000 workers will have 21 days off. They will stay home from the 6th to the 31st of March. According to Ford, the shutting down occurs to adjust the volume of production to the market demand. After... 6 | 10

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Supreme Court greenlights investigation on former Senate presidents

10/02/2017 | 11:15AM Brazil's Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin on Thursday (Feb. 9) authorized an investigation into former Senate presidents Renan Calheiros and José Sarney, Senator Romero Jucá, and the former director of Petrobras's subsidiary Transpetro, Sérgio... 7 | 10

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Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General

09/02/2017 | 4:20PM Jeff Sessions has been sworn in as attorney general, using his short inaugural speech to vow to end "lawlessness" and combat what he sees as a rise in crime. Mr Sessions, 70, is one of Mr Trump's most controversial cabinet appointees, owing to his hardline... 8 | 10

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Free images exhibition at CIC continues until February

09/01/2017 | 2:45PM For those who do not enjoy the beach that much, there is, in the Espaço das Oficinas, inside the Integrated Culture Center (CIC), in Florianópolis, the exhibition "Impressões que passam" (in a literal translation ‘Impressions that fade... 9 | 10

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How to resist a beautiful hat?

06/01/2017 | 10AM Let's agree that in addition to being beautiful, they are super charming, protect the face and scalp and give women an air of sophistication. Of course, I'm talking about beach hats. The beach look gets an extra "plus" with it. According to the personal and... 10 | 10

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