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Brazil sends armed forces to north-east to quell violence from police strike

Bolsonaro issued a warning: ‘it’s going to get ugly’A local senator was shot after driving into a picket lineBrazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, has dispatched army and national guard troops to the north-eastern state of Ceará in an attempt to quell a brewing security crisis triggered by a police officers’ strike. Related: Rio Carnival takes a stand against Bolsonaro's divisive rhetoric Continue reading...
Tags: Police, Americas, World news, Brazil, Rio Carnival, Ceara, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro


The creator of 'Hunters' caught the attention of Amazon and Jordan Peele with an 80-page series bible and enough ideas for 5 seasons

David Weil, the creator of Amazon's new series "Hunters," talked to Business Insider about how he got the series made without another TV show on his resume. Weil wrote a spec script for the pilot and an 80-page series bible that detailed his ideas five years ago. After one network passed on the series, Amazon picked it up. "Get Out" director Jordan Peele, who executive produced the series, was already on board at that point after having read Weil's script. Weil also discussed how writing the s...
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Brazil: ANAC anuncia datas de consulta pública da 6° rodada de concessão de aeroportos - Tauil & Chequer

Nesta rodada de concessões, serão leiloados nove aeroportos do bloco sul, sete terminais do bloco norte e seis aeroportos do bloco central.
Tags: News, Brazil, Nesta, Chequer


Rio Carnival takes a stand against Bolsonaro's divisive rhetoric

As Rio de Janeiro prepares to kick off Carnival, Mangueira is one of several samba schools using the world’s biggest festival as a platform for protest, with their theme of a Jesus of the favela returning to a land with prophets of intolerancePacked into the brightly lit samba rehearsal hall, in the Mangueira favela of Rio de Janeiro, hundreds of revellers dressed in pink and emerald threw their arms towards the sky and burst into song. As they sang, some wiped tears from their eyes. Couples dre...
Tags: Americas, World news, Dance, Culture, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Jesus, Rio Carnival, Mangueira, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, Carnival Mangueira


Brazilian Cinema Opens up to African Heritage

In 2018, just 4% of funding applications for Brazil’s Fundo Sectorial do Audiovisual came from black filmmakers. This year, the two biggest Brazilian movies at Berlin, competition entry “All the Dead Ones” and Panorama player “Shine Your Eyes,” throw sharp focus on Brazil’s majority black community. That’s no coincidence. Brazil has an extraordinary 13 features […]
Tags: Berlin, Spotlight, Festivals, Brazil, Panorama, African heritage, Berlinale 2020, Shine Your Eyes, All the Dead Ones


13 Brazilian Films Feature in Berlin’s Main Sections

Competition “All the Dead Ones” Caetano Godardo, Marco Dutra Following up on their Locarno-prized “Good Manners,” genre auteur Dutra and Gotardo deliver a lushly turned-out family drama that converts ghostliness into political metaphor, conflating 1899 Sao Paulo with its high-rise present, asking if the uneasy relationship between Brazil’s white elite and black majority has essentially […]
Tags: Berlin, Festivals, Brazil, Sao Paulo, Dutra, Locarno, Los Conductos, Berlinale 2020, Dry Wind, Shine Your Eyes, Caetano Godardo Marco Dutra, Gotardo


Brazil Incentives Dry up, Strangling Film Production

A new apocalypse now haunts Brazilian cinema. It’s one in a string of such upheavals over the past year including an envisaged 43% cut to the 2020 budget of Ancine, Brazil’s huge film-TV agency and motor of movie funding, which is already grinding almost to a halt. Producers are still waiting to receive approved incentives. […]
Tags: Finance, Brazil, Ancine, André Sturm, Berlinale 2020, Ancine Brazil


Northeastern Brazil: a cultural stew of culinary delights!

Rich in geographical and cultural diversity, Brazil is a delightful destination for those who love to eat and experience knowledge and flavors on a culinary journey through different regions of the country to stimulate the senses of sight, smell and, above all, taste. In fact, over more than 500 years of history, Brazilian cuisine results […] The post Northeastern Brazil: a cultural stew of culinary delights! appeared first on A Luxury Travel Blog.
Tags: Travel, Brazil, Food And Drink, South America, Regions, Travel Miscellany


Coronavirus may sideswipe Chile, Peru and Brazil economies, leave Mexico unscathed

The coronavirus outbreak in China may be altering the 2020 investment outlook for Latin America, souring sentiment toward regional free market beacons Chile and Brazil, while turning heads - and cash - toward left-leaning Mexico.
Tags: Money, Mexico, China, businessNews, Chile, Brazil, Latin America, Chile Peru


The rise of the winged pink unicorn

Claire Diaz-Ortiz Contributor Share on Twitter Claire Diaz-Ortiz is an angel investor and bestselling author of nine books that have been published in more than a dozen countries. An early employee at Twitter, she was called “The Woman Who Got the Pope on Twitter” by Wired and holds an MBA and other degrees from Stanford and Oxford. More posts by this contributor Latin America takes the global lead in VC directed ...
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Brazil senator Cid Gomes shot in stand-off with police

Cid Gomes was wounded when two shots were fired at him as he drove a digger at a police picket line.
Tags: News, Brazil, Cid Gomes


Brazil: LOGÍSTICA REVERSA DE ELETROELETRÔNICOS É REGULAMENTADA - Koury Lopes Advogados

Foi publicado o Decreto Federal n.º 10.240/2020, que regulamenta a implementação do sistema ...
Tags: News, Brazil, Koury Lopes Advogados, Decreto Federal


Brazil: Changing In The Regulation Of SICAF Benefits Foreigner Bidders - Koury Lopes Advogados

The Normative Instruction (IN) No. 10/2020 was published on February 11, changing the regulation of SICAF (Unified Enrollment System of Suppliers) ...
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Brazil: Da possibilidade da tomada de créditos de PIS/COFINS quando da admissão temporária de bens com utilização econômica - Andrade GC Advogados

Não sem motivo, em âmbito administrativo os primeiros efeitos dessa definição já surgem.
Tags: News, Brazil, Andrade GC Advogados


Edson Suemitsu is thought to be Brazil's only katana forger

Edson Suemitsu produces handmade katanas, a type of curved sword used by samurai in ancient Japan.
Tags: News, Brazil, Edson Suemitsu


New WhatsApp program providing Christian fellowship for thousands

International (MNN) — Sammy Tippit Ministries’ new WhatsApp program creates a space for Christians around the world to connect with each other. Christians can be isolated from one another. Some countries have a scarcity of believers, and some Christians live in hard-to-reach areas. That is why Sammy Tippit Ministries has now launched its WhatsApp program to connect believers from all over the world. So far, 650 distinct small groups have formed across 46 countries. Sammy Tippit estimates t...
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Brazil: Proteção patrimonial: os riscos de não fazer - Cleto Gomes Advogados

Tão importante como construir um patrimônio é sua capacidade de mantê-lo!
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Brazil: President Promulgates "Key Changes To The Final Version Of The LGPD" - Daniel Law

The President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, promulgated, on 8 July 2019, Law No. 13.853 of 8 July 2019, Amending Law No. 13.709 of 14 August 2018 (‘LGPD'), to Provide for the Protection of ...
Tags: News, Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, Daniel Law, Federative Republic of Brazil


Brazil: Moedas virtuais serão fiscalizadas pela receita federal - Silveiro Advogados

Receita Federal passará a exigir declaração de informações sobre operações com criptoativos.
Tags: News, Brazil, Receita Federal, Silveiro Advogados


Brazil: Deadline To Update The Economic-Financial Information With The Central Bank Of Brazil Ends On March 31, 2020 - Koury Lopes Advogados

Brazilian companies that receive direct foreign investment in their capital in any amount must update their corporate and net equity information with the Central Bank of Brazil ("BACEN")...
Tags: News, Brazil, Central Bank of Brazil, Koury Lopes Advogados


Brazil: SENACON Promove Consulta Pública Sobre Regulamentação da Publicidade Infantil - Koury Lopes Advogados

A Secretaria Nacional do Consumidor (SENACON) está realizando uma Consulta Pública para a regulamentação da publicidade infantil.
Tags: News, Brazil, Secretaria Nacional


Brazil: PRAZO PARA ATUALIZAÇÃO ANUAL DE CAPITAL ESTRANGEIRO NO BRANCO CENTRAL TERMINA EM 31 DE MARÇO DE 2020 - Koury Lopes Advogados

De acordo com as regras aplicáveis ao registro de investimento estrangeiro no País no Banco Central do Brasil ("BACEN"), termina em 31 de março de 2020 o prazo para que as empresas receptoras de...
Tags: News, Brazil, Koury Lopes Advogados, País no Banco Central do Brasil BACEN


Codecademy has already outlived many rivals — is that enough?

Codecademy, the New York-based online interactive platform that offers coding classes in a wide variety of programming languages, is a little like background noise; it’s been operating reliably since founder Zach Sims created the company while still a Columbia University student in 2011. It’s a brand that people know and that millions have used, but because it has grown steadily, without headline-making funding rounds — or, conversely, newsworthy layoffs —  the 90-person company doesn’t routinel...
Tags: TC, New York, Codecademy, India, Tech, Brazil, Columbia University, Union Square Ventures, Naspers, Sims, Zach Sims, Coding Schools, Lambda School


Codeacademy has already outlived many rivals — is that enough?

Codeacademy, the New York-based online interactive platform that offers coding classes in a wide variety of programming languages, is a little like background noise; it’s been operating reliably since founder Zach Sims created the company while still a Columbia University student in 2011. It’s a brand that people know and that millions have used, but because it has grown steadily, without headline-making funding rounds — or, conversely, newsworthy layoffs —  the 90-person company doesn’t routine...
Tags: TC, New York, Codecademy, India, Tech, Brazil, Columbia University, Union Square Ventures, Naspers, Sims, Zach Sims, Codeacademy, Coding Schools, Lambda School


Father Sues Airline Claiming His Son, 6, Was Sexually Assaulted During Layover

(ORLANDO, Fla.) — A man in Florida is suing one of Latin America’s largest airlines, saying his 6-year-old son was sexually assaulted by an airline employee while traveling as an unaccompanied minor from Brazil to the U.S. The father filed the negligence lawsuit Monday against LATAM Airlines in federal court in Orlando, Florida. In a statement, a spokesman for LATAM said the company hadn’t received a summons related to the lawsuit. “However, it takes any allegation of this nature seriously ...
Tags: Florida, News, Uncategorized, Brazil, Associated Press, Latin America, Sao Paulo, Latam, Orlando Fla, Orlando Florida, Belo Horizonte, Latam Airlines, Onetime, Brazilian Federal Police


Neobanks like Chime and N26 raised record VC cash in 2019. Here's how they differ from traditional banks, and where they're finding revenue without lending.

The traditional banking business model is pretty simple. Banks take in deposits, then lend that money out and charge interest. They make money on the 'spread,' or, the difference between the deposit and loan rates, as well as non-interest income like overdraft fees.  Upstart digital banks like Chime, N26, and Varo—which are attracting billions in VC cash— for now only play on the deposit side of the balance sheet, offering checking and savings accounts. Instead of earning interest rate spreads...
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12 Cans Of Guaraná Antarctica From $8.27 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe And Save

Update: Now $9.34-$10.44 for Regular Guarana Antarctica and $8.27-$9.24 for Diet Guarana Antarctica 12 Cans Of Guaraná Antarctica For Just $5.51-$6.16 Shipped Via Amazon Subscribe And Save After $6 Price Drop! This was selling for $12.15 yesterday and is now the lowest price ever from Amazon. Guaraná Antarctica is the national soft drink in Brazil […]
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New to Netflix March 2020: All Movies & Shows Coming and Going

New to Netflix March 2020: All movies & shows coming and going The list for the new Netflix March 2020 movies and TV titles has been released, which you can now view below along with the titles that are set to leave from the streaming service next month. This includes the arrival of the newest seasons of Jason Bateman’s critically-acclaimed crime drama Ozark, the fan-favorite comedy-drama On My Block, the Spanish-language teen series Elite, the South Korean horror-thriller Kingdom, and the su...
Tags: TV, Texas, Movies, Kingdom, Disney, Netflix, Brazil, TV News, Streaming, Morgan Freeman, Elite, Jason Bateman, Marvel Studios, Jonas, White City, Mary Jane


Brazil: SENACON Promotes Public Consultation On Child Advertising Regulations - Koury Lopes Advogados

The National Consumer Secretariat (SENACON) started a Public Consultation relating to the regulation of children's advertising. The regulation defines advertisements as...
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Online learning marketplace Udemy raises $50M at a $2B valuation from Japanese publisher Benesse

The internet has, for better or worse, become the default platform for people seeking information, and today one of the companies leveraging that to deliver educational content has raised some funding to fuel its next stage of growth. Udemy, which provides a marketplace offering some 150,000 different online learning courses from business analytics through to ukulele lessons, has picked up $50 million from a single investor, Benesse Holdings, the Japan-based educational publisher that has been U...
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