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Vale and BHP propose compensation of US$ 25,000 million for the Mariana disaster in Brazil

Vale and BHP propose compensation of US$ 25,000 million for the Mariana disaster in Brazil Vale and BHP propose compensation of US$ 25,000 million for the Mariana disaster in Brazil

The Vale and BHPowners of Samarco, presented a proposal before the Brazilian justice system to pay some US$25 billion in compensation for the collapse in 2015 of a dam in Mariana, in the state of Minas Gerais, leaving 19 dead. The proposal contemplates past and future obligations for a total of “127,000 million” of reais, […]

“Attention, tapir on the road”: saving animals with AI on the roads of Brazil

“Attention, tapir on the road”: saving animals with AI on the roads of Brazil “Attention, tapir on the road”: saving animals with AI on the roads of Brazil

”Attention, tapir on the near perimeter of the road”. An application project for drivers aims to reduce through technology of Artificial Intelligence (AI) the crashes of fauna wild in Brazil, the main threat to several vulnerable species. In Brazil, 475 million animals die each year crushed or rammed on roads, according to calculations by the […]

Brazil already has two million residences with solar panels on their roofs

Brazil already has two million residences with solar panels on their roofs Brazil already has two million residences with solar panels on their roofs

Brazil already has two million residences with solar panels of energy generation on their roofs and that have a total installed capacity of 13 gigawatts (GW), according to a balance released this Wednesday by the Brazilian Photovoltaic Solar Energy Association (Absolar). Residential renewable sources on rooftops and small surrounding plots help supply energy to 2.4 […]

Alexandre de Moraes, the powerful judge of Brazil with his sights on Musk

Alexandre de Moraes, the powerful judge of Brazil with his sights on Musk Alexandre de Moraes, the powerful judge of Brazil with his sights on Musk

With a plethora of investigations, Alexandre de Moraes has been relentless against former Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro. Now, in his crusade against online misinformation, the supreme court judge has gained another adversary, the tycoon Elon Musk. With a stern countenance in the hearings, but with a reputation as a comedian behind the scenes, the 55-year-old […]

The South American country that will have the highest growth in GDP during 2024: it surpasses Peru and Brazil

The South American country that will have the highest growth in GDP during 2024: it surpasses Peru and Brazil The South American country that will have the highest growth in GDP during 2024: it surpasses Peru and Brazil

He world Bank has adjusted its projections on economic growth in Latin America, anticipating an expansion of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 1.6% for this year, followed by 2.7% in 2025 and 2.6% in 2026. These Figures represent a decrease compared to previous estimates, especially for 2024, which has been revised downwards by 0.7% […]

Researchers in Brazil use mosquitoes as Trojan horses against dengue

Researchers in Brazil use mosquitoes as Trojan horses against dengue Researchers in Brazil use mosquitoes as Trojan horses against dengue

Brazilian researchers announced this Wednesday that they have launched a method to fight against mosquito transmitter dengue that uses the same insect as a Trojan horse to spread a larvicide, in the midst of the worst epidemic of this disease in the history of the country. It is a technique developed by the public laboratory […]

Lula condemns Elon Musk’s criticism of the Brazilian Justice

Lula condemns Elon Musk’s criticism of the Brazilian Justice Lula condemns Elon Musk’s criticism of the Brazilian Justice

The Brazilian president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, condemned this Wednesday that “a businessman who never produced anything”in reference to the tycoon Elon Muskcriticize decisions of the Justice of Brazil and even says he is willing to breach them. “We must decide if we want a democratic world” or “if we are going to allow […]

Foreign investment in Mexico reaches US$39 billion thanks to nearshoring

Foreign investment in Mexico reaches US$39 billion thanks to nearshoring Foreign investment in Mexico reaches US$39 billion thanks to nearshoring

The rise of relocation strategies for chains such as ‘nearshoring’ today positions Mexico as the second country in Latin America that more foreign direct investment (FDI), only behind Brazilaccording to the latest figures from the World Bank (WB), in which the Mexican country receives more than US$ 39,000 million. One of the sectors that is […]

MIT warns of challenges to diagnose and treat rare diseases in Latin America

MIT warns of challenges to diagnose and treat rare diseases in Latin America MIT warns of challenges to diagnose and treat rare diseases in Latin America

Timely diagnosis, access to treatments and legislation are the main challenges to address the rare diseases that Latin American countries face, according to a study carried out in eight countries in the region and published this Wednesday by MIT Technology Review. “We were able to conclude that two countries, Chili and Ecuadorare still in what […]

New air routes announced to 3 Latin American countries: what are they?

New air routes announced to 3 Latin American countries: what are they? New air routes announced to 3 Latin American countries: what are they?

The Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (Promperú) has revealed plans for the inauguration of new air routes that will connect Peru with three nations of Latin Americain an effort to expand the country’s air connectivity in the near future. This initiative was announced after the commission’s participation in the Routes […]

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