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News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Brazil forecasts record 2027/28 soybean crop of 115.6 million tons

News channel or source: http://en.mercopress.com/2018/02/21/brazil-forecasts-record-2027-28-soybean-crop-of-115.6-million-tons
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil's 2017/18 soybean crop is expected to reach 115.6 million ... by 1.7 million tons due to expectations of better yields in states such as Goiás, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais and São Paulo. Conditions in Mato Grosso and Paraná, the two leading ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: UPDATE 1-Brazil's Cooxup+¬ to export 8 pct more coffee in 2018 -CEO

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/21/reuters-america-update-1-brazils-cooxupa-to-export-8-pct-more-coffee-in-2018-ceo.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Brazil's Cooxupé, the world's largest cooperative of coffee farmers, projects it will export 4.4 million 60-kg bags this year, 8 percent more than in 2017, as production jumps in the area where it operates in the Minas Gerais state. Cooxupé's chief ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Brazil’s fundamental pesticide law under attack

News channel or source: https://news.mongabay.com/2018/02/brazils-fundamental-pesticide-law-under-attack/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Brazil is the world’s biggest user of chemical pesticide ... José Reis, a family farmer from Lavras, Minas Gerais, told Abreu: The store “used to ask [for] a letter [of prescription], but not anymore, now [pesticides] sell just like soda.”

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Brazilian Bread café is now open on Solano Avenue

News channel or source: http://www.berkeleyside.com/2018/02/14/brazilian-bread-on-solano-avenue/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“I ate them everyday at breakfast and lunch with my family,” she said. “My mom and grandma are from the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, which is famous for its cheese, and that’s the most important ingredient.” The older generation still makes ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: How Brazil’s Worst Environmental Disaster Is Still Affecting Thousands of People

News channel or source: https://www.theinertia.com/environment/how-brazils-worst-environmental-disaster-is-still-affecting-thousands-of-people/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Two of them. On November 5, 2015, the Fundão dam, located in the sub-district of Bento Rodrigues, 35 km from the center of the Brazilian municipality of Mariana, Minas Gerais, ruptured. 60 million cubic meters of iron ore tailings were leaked from the ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Brazil’s Extreme Social Tensions on Film

News channel or source: https://hyperallergic.com/427303/tiradentes-brazil-film-festival/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

TIRADENTES, Brazil — A foreigner arriving here — a pristine baroque town in Minas Gerais, the site of Portugal’s colonial-era gold mines — may not know that it’s a place where cultural and social tensions are at a boiling point. Tiradentes is a ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: SSL SuperAnalogue desk for new Brazilian residential studio

News channel or source: http://www.audiomediainternational.com/recording/ssl-superanalogue-desk-for-new-brazilian-residential-studio/07382
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The studio, carved into the mountains of Minas Gerais, was a joint design project between João Diniz architects and Renato Cipriano of WSDG that has taken around two years to complete. A brand new Brazilian residential facility has opened its doors ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: One in 10 senior politicians in Brazil funded by companies 'linked to slavery'

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/feb/16/one-in-10-senior-politicians-in-brazil-funded-by-companies-linked-to-slavery
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Marcos Montes – a federal deputy for the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais, who has repeatedly voted to decrease workers’ rights and limit the definition of slavery in Brazil – received donations from two entities on the register of companies ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Yellow Fever Claims 118 Lives in Brazil

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24655&SEO=yellow-fever-claims-118-lives-in-brazil
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Brasilia, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) From July 1st, 118 people have been killed to the present date in Brazil by the yellow fever ... are Sao Paulo (46 fatalities and 183 confirmed cases), Minas Gerais (44 fatalities and 157 cases) and Rio de Janeiro (27 ...

News Brazil » Minas Gerais: Oi to partner solar energy farm in Minas Gerais

News channel or source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/oi-to-partner-solar-energy-farm-in-minas-gerais--1232275
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Brazilian operator Oi presented a project to generate energy from solar farms in the municipalities of Janauba and Capitao Eneas, in the North of the state of Minas Gerais, from November, reports Teletime. The initiative is a partnership with GD Solar ...