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is all smiles in its 2012 annual report, highlighting the fact that it had expanded its retail presence in southern Brazil. MOS ) shows in its 2012 10-K that it derives nearly 20% of its net sales from Brazil, and identifies only currency risk in
Brazil 'on alert' over an oil spill from Ecuador Petroecuador says it will clean up the spill Brazil is "on alert" over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon. In a statement, the Brazilian
The researchers constructed a tortoise made of stone, plaster and foam. The pre-historic tortoises lived in the Amazon about 8 million years ago and were similar to those inhabiting the Pacific islands off Ecuador today. Giant chelonoidis fossils
Jose Maria Ferreira smiled as he listed the threats to human survival in the canopied jungle enveloping this remote military outpost in the Brazilian Amazon. Multimedia He started with the piranhas, which lurk in rivers, and the pit vipers like the
At least four people died and more than 25 were missing early on Friday after a boat accident on the Ariri River in the Brazilian Amazon, firefighters said. "The boat had more than 70 people aboard.
At four in the morning, on March 21, 2013, a hundred and fifty protesters, led by the Jericoa community, occupied the construction site of the Belo Monte Dam...There were representatives of the Juruna, Xypaia, Kuruaia and Canela tribes, as well as
24 Jose Claudio da Silva and Maria do Espirito Santo were well-known environmental activists [Reuters] Three suspected killers of a couple who protested illegal logging in the Brazilian Amazon have gone on trial. Jose Claudio da Silva and his wife
In 1969, Gustavo Germano (left) and his three brothers posed for a family portrait in Argentina. Several years later they would be caught up in the country's "Dirty War" that saw an estimated 30,000 people kidnapped, tortured or killed by the
Adventure travelers looking to up their exhilaration are heading to the Amazon Rain Forest for a the newly launched two day, one night sky-high Tropical Tree Climbing eco-tour. February 09, 2013 Eco-adventure destination http://bit.
Brazil to survey Amazon rainforest Huge swathes of rainforest in the Brazilian Amazon have been cleared by loggers The Brazilian government has announced that it plans to undertake the huge task of recording an inventory of the trees in the Amazon