Facebook Inc's WhatsApp messaging application business said on Friday it was "taking immediate legal action" against companies that are sending spam messages ahead of the Brazilian presidential election.
Reuters. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:43:17 -0400.
The messaging service WhatsApp says it has sent "cease and desist" letters to stop companies from sending bulk messages related to Brazil's election and banned their accounts
ABC News. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 17:05:32 -0400.
SAN FRANCISCO (BLOOMBERG) - As polls closed in Brazil on Oct 7, Facebook data scientists, engineers and policy experts gathered in a new space in the company's Menlo Park, California, headquarters called the War Room.
Straits Times. Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:43:20 +0800.
Brazil is on the verge of electing a president who, supported by a new Congress, could escalate Amazon deforestation and pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement: analysis.
Mongabay. Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:20:29.
Lawyers for Brazil's President Michel Temer on Wednesday asked the country's top court to annul a federal police report that recommended he and his close associates be charged with graft and have their assets confiscated. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 21:54:21 -0400.
Nearly three years after a Zika outbreak in Brazil caused thousands of cases of microcephaly and other devastating birth defects in newborns, Reuters returned to check on the mothers and their children.
Fox News. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 16:45:08 GMT.
The Brazilian Army is considering the purchase of 155 mm towed howitzers to progressively replace its 42 M114 and 33 M114A1 155 mm guns. ...
Victor Barreira, Rio De Janeiro. Janes 360. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 02:00:00 GMT.
SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazil's federal police bring new corruption charges against President Michel Temer.
Washington Times. Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:35:59 -0400.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.