Brazil is going ahead with the airlifting of humanitarian aid for Venezuela despite the impending closure of the border by Venezuelan leftist President Nicholas Maduro, Brazilian presidential spokesman Otavio Rego Barros said on Thursday.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 18:05:26 -0500.
Venezuela's controversial President Nicolas Maduro announced on Thursday that he plans to close the country's border with Brazil "totally and completely" until further notice.
Anna Hopkins. Fox News. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 21:12:33 GMT.
President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of Venezuela's border with Brazil on Thursday in an increasingly fraught power struggle with Juan Guaido, the opposition leader spearheading efforts to bring humanitarian aid into the country.
France 24. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 19:31:13 GMT.
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed on Thursday, just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid he has refused to accept.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 06:25:49 +1100.
Maduro's beleaguered socialist government, which denies there is an economic crisis in Venezuela, said on Thursday it was considering closing the border with Colombia and would close the border with Brazil. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:25:25 -0500.
Companhia Brasileira (CBD) witnesses solid performance in Multivarejo and Assai units in Q4 results. Management expects these units to remain strong in 2019.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:15:00 GMT.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is presenting a proposal to make Brazilians work longer before they can receive a pension as part of an effort to rescue the troubled retirement system
ABC News. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:33:17 -0500.
Ford Motor Co. said on Tuesday it would exit its heavy commercial truck business in South America in a plant closing that could cost more than 2,700 jobs, part of a global restructuring meant to end losses in different regions.
Newsmax. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:02:54 EDT.
The Brazilian Army is considering two fixed-wing tactical transport aircraft to increase its personnel and cargo airlift capabilities in remote land border areas of the country. ...
Victor Barreira, Rio De Janeiro. Janes 360. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 07:21:18 GMT.
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.