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Brazil: Brazilian Meat Producers Settle SEC And DOJ FCPA Charges - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

Two Brazilian nationals and their companies, a global meat producer and its parent company, settled SEC and DOJ charges of violations under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Tags: News, Brazil, SEC, Doj, Taft LLP, DOJ FCPA Charges Cadwalader Wickersham

Brazil: Immigration Deadlines: Countdowns Resume November 3, 2020 - Tauil & Chequer

On October 21, 2020, Ordinance 18 of the Ministry of Justice was published, resuming—as of November 3, 2020—the countdown toward certain immigration deadlines.
Tags: News, Brazil, Ministry Of Justice, Chequer

Kimberley & Thiago’s Intimate Sydney Wedding At Home

Kimberley & Thiago “It was really intimate, after an amazing date night. We saw the fireworks at Darling Harbour and had dinner at Braza (Brazilian restaurant) we got home, talked about life and after she went to take her shower I was waiting outside of the bathroom on my knees holding the ring that I had gotten custom made in Brazil.” Today’s wedding deserves to start with Thiago’s romantic proposal because to me, it shows how he and his beloved Kimberley, have built their life together on love...
Tags: Wedding, Brazil, Kimberley, Bride, Darling Harbour, Thiago, Inspired Weddings, The Elopement Issue, COVID-19 Weddings, Kimberley Thiago

Indigenous Musicians Take On Bolsonaro In Brazil

The sociopolitical perspective driving Kaê’s music connects with a recent cultural movement gaining popularity among urban Indigenous artists, known as Indigenous futurism. Kaê says it is about “daring to envision ourselves in the future, and using new technologies to enhance Indigenous visibility”. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, Music, Brazil, Kae, 10.26.20

Coronavirus live: Belgium's intensive care units at risk of being overrun, officials warn

Latest updates: Belgium’s intensive care beds may be full in two weeks; Merkel warns of ‘very difficult months ahead’; Switzerland readies new restrictions China: new coronavirus outbreak detected in Xinjiang city of KashgarPope Francis criticised for rarely wearing face masksSurvey uncovers widespread belief in ‘dangerous’ Covid claimsSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.29pm GMT Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, has claimed it will be easier and cheaper to invest in a cure for Covid-19 rather than a ...
Tags: Science, China, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Switzerland, Belgium, Brazil, Merkel, Xinjiang, Reuters, BRASILIA, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro

Brazil's Bolsonaro says cure, not vaccine, way out of coronavirus crisis

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday it would be easier and cheaper to invest in a cure for Covid-19 rather than a vaccine, in a clear sign the president is increasingly positioning himself against inoculation programs. "I'll give my personal opinion: Isn't it cheaper and easier to invest in a cure rather than a vaccine?" Bolsonaro told supporters outside the presidential palace in Brasilia. Bolsonaro, who caught and recovered from, Covid-19 in July, has repeatedly downplayed the gravity of ...
Tags: News, Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro, COVID, Brasilia Bolsonaro

United States: Brazilian House Of Representatives Approves Bill Of Law Aiming To Increase Competitiveness In The Country's Natural Gas Sector - Jones Day

Brazil's New Gas Bill is seen as one of the paths for the country's economic recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: News, United States, Brazil

Brazil: Brazil's Resolution No. 42 From The National Immigration Council Amends Rules On Residence Authorization For Seafarers And Other Professionals On Board Foreign Vessels And Platforms - Tauil & Chequer

On October 14, 2020, the National Immigration Council (CNIg) published Resolution No. 42/2020. This resolution aims to amend CNIg Normative Resolution No. 6/2017 (RN No. 6/2017)
Tags: News, Brazil, Chequer, National Immigration Council

Brazil: Brazilian Government Nominees For The ANPD's Board Approved By Senate - Tauil & Chequer

On October 20, 2020, Brazil saw yet another historical moment for data protection: the Senate has approved the government's nominees to form the Data Protection National Authority's...
Tags: News, Senate, Brazil, Chequer, Senate Tauil, Data Protection National Authority

'The way I am is an outrage': the Indigenous Brazilian musicians taking back a burning country

A vibrant underground of rap, metal, folk and more is thriving among Brazil’s embattled tribes, who are standing up to Bolsonaro’s environment policiesAs Brazil’s world-acclaimed biodiversity turns to ashes, President Jair Bolsonaro has praised the country as an environmental role model. “It is not only in environmental preservation that the country stands out,” the far-right leader affirmed in a UN speech on 22 September. “In the humanitarian and human rights fields, Brazil has also been an int...
Tags: New York Times, International criminal court, Brazil, Un, Hague, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro

Nine insect-eating bird species in Amazon in sharp decline, scientists find

Paper suggests climate crisis reducing insects in lowlands and central jungle, as fruit-eaters not affectedBird species are in decline even in the remote parts of the Amazon, far from human interference, a study shows.Scientists have found a sharp decline in nine insect-eating bird species in the lowlands of the central jungle in the space of a few decades. No equivalent decline was found among fruit-eating birds. This, they said, indicated that the climate crisis and its effect on insect popula...
Tags: Amazon, Education, Climate Change, Animals, Environment, Americas, Research, World news, Birds, Wildlife, Conservation, Trees and forests, Deforestation, Brazil, Amazon Rainforest, Insects

PUMA KING FG x KidSuper Collaboration Released

PUMA has launched a new collection in collaboration with creative collective KidSuper, which is inspired by PUMA’s heritage and KidSuper founder Colm Dillane’s past football career in Brazil. Key to the PUMA x KidSuper project is the KING SUPER FG boot, which are pieced together with turf trainers and PUMA x KidSuper football apparel. The pieces in the collection – combine the energy and unbridled passion of football with the creativity and innovation of art. KidSuper Studios is a creative coll...
Tags: New York, Sport, Soccer, Brazil, Puma, Latest, Hector Bellerin, Brooklyn New York, Hector, Colm, Colm Dillane, Puma King, KidSuper Studios, Spanish International

Black History Month: Pele - Brazil icon in his own words

As part of Black History Month, Football Focus looks back at the career of Brazil icon and legendary goalscorer Pele, in his own words.
Tags: Football, Brazil, Pele, Pele Brazil

PW4 Blocked Kindle: There is something legal to do?

Hello! I bought the Kindle PW4 in june and it came with a defect in lighting that does not prevent reading, but makes it a little difficult. I contacted Amazon support requesting the repair or exchange of the product. They informed me that they had no means to repair it and therefore gave me credit on Amazon for the purchase of a new device. They also informed me that the old device would just block, since Amazon have no interest in returning it (They haven't an official suport in Brazil, s...
Tags: Amazon, Books, Kindle Developer's Corner, Brazil

Coronavirus live news: Brazil's death toll reaches 156,000; Wales 'firebreak' lockdown begins

Spain stops short of curfew; non-essential shops and restaurants in Wales shut for two weeks; Italy reports nearly 20,000 new casesHalf a million Americans ‘could die of Covid by end of February’Full lockdown with new ‘harsh measures’ looms in BelgiumCzech health minister set to lose job after breaching his own Covid rulesFacebook moderators forced to work in Dublin office despite lockdown 11.26pm BST The Australian state of Victoria has reported seven new cases of Covid-19 overnight.Despite...
Tags: New York, Science, Wales, New York City, Spain, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Ap, Infectious Diseases, Italy, United Nations, Brazil, Bill De Blasio, Victoria

Deep Science: Alzheimer’s screening, forest-mapping drones, machine learning in space, more

Research papers come out far too rapidly for anyone to read them all, especially in the field of machine learning, which now affects (and produces papers in) practically every industry and company. This column aims to collect the most relevant recent discoveries and papers — particularly in but not limited to artificial intelligence — and explain why they matter. This week, a startup that’s using UAV drones for mapping forests, a look at how machine learning can map social media networks and pre...
Tags: Health, TC, Sweden, Congress, America, Tech, Artificial Intelligence, Portugal, Brazil, Machine Learning, Ibm, University of Pennsylvania, Computer Vision, Carnegie Mellon University, Penn, Don

Alisson, Jesus recalled by Brazil for WC qualifiers after injuries

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker and Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus were recalled by Brazil coach Tite on Friday as he named his squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers against... Visit for the rest of the story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester City, Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Afp, Tite, AFP Liverpool, Gabriel Jesus, Alisson Becker, Alisson Jesus

How to Spot (and Fight) Election Misinformation

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Summary: Disinformation is deliberately created with the intent to cause harm, while misinformation is incorrect information shared by people who believe it to be true. In 2020, dis- and misinformation about voting are very common online, especially about mail-in and in-person voting. Fabricated content...
Tags: Facebook, News, Wikipedia, Iran, Brazil, Kenya, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, First Draft, China Russia, Wardle, John Light, Claire Wardle, Numerous Facebook, First Draft News

Brazil: Compliance In Brazil: What Makes This A Complex Environment? - TMF Group

Long incorporation times, varying regional requirements and intricate tax and accountancy rules all play a role in making Brazil a challenging compliance environment.
Tags: News, Brazil, TMF Group

Paragliding Record Claim

"FAI - Record officer" writes: World Record: Sub-class : O-3 / Paragliders Type of record : Straight distance to a declared goal Course/location : Tacima (Brazil) Performance : 530.00 km Pilot : Rafael Monteiro Saladini (Brazil) Aircraft : Enzo 3 / Ozone Date : 15.10.2020 Current record : 505.6 km (09.10.2019 - Michael Küffer, Switzerland)South American Record: Sub-class : O-3 / Paragliders Type of record : Straight distance to a declared goal Course/location : Tacima (Brazil) Performance : 5...
Tags: Switzerland, Brazil, Enzo, Tacima Brazil, Michael K, Rafael Monteiro Saladini, FAI Record

With new features on the block, WhatsApp Business will begin charging for some services

Facebook will now start charging users of WhatsApp for Business for some features, in line with its other services on offer. Facebook is making two other additions to WhatsApp Business including adding a Shopping button which will enable people to add items to a card and check out without leaving the app. These features are going live globally today but will come to India later, as per a statement from WhatsApp. Facebook has also launched Facebook Hosting Services to host businesses’ inventory ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Ecommerce, News, Supreme Court, India, Whatsapp, Brazil, Mumbai, UPI, Reliance Jio, Indians, WhatsApp Facebook, HDFC Bank, NBFCs, Abhijit Bose

Xbox Brazil Host Says She Was Let Go In Part Due To Fan Harassment, Though Microsoft Denies

Last Friday, Xbox Brazil video host Isadora Basile announced that Microsoft had severed ties with her. In a tweet, she said she’d been regularly harassed by members of the local Xbox community since being hired in early September, and that that mistreatment was part of the decision to end her contract.Read more...
Tags: Harassment, Science, Microsoft, Xbox, Brazil, Kotaku Core, Isadora Basile

Progress on our racial equity commitments

Editor’s note: In June, our CEO Sundar Pichai shared the company’s commitments to advance racial equity. The following note was sent to employees today, and sets out the progress we’ve made over the last 100+ days.   Hi everyone, In June, we committed to continue building sustainable equity for Google’s Black+ community and making our products and programs helpful in the moments that matter most to Black users. Thanks to the work of hundreds of Googlers, I’m glad to share some of the progress...
Tags: Google, Europe, New York, London, Chicago, Brazil, Googlers, Sundar Pichai, Black, Thurgood Marshall College Fund, Alphabet, EMEA, Saharan Africa, Center for Policing Equity, Black Googler Network, Diversity and Inclusion

New US Trailer for Brazilian Neon Religious Sci-Fi Film 'Divine Love'

"Love does not envy, it does not exult in indecency. True love never betrays. True Love shares." Outsider Pictures has released a new official US trailer for the Brazilian neon-drenched sci-fi drama called Divine Love (aka Divino Amor), which originally premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival last year. Set the year 2027, in a dystopian Brazil (full of dance parties, ritualistic orgies and fundamentalist Christianity), Divino Amor tells the story of a deeply religious woman who uses her...
Tags: Movies, Trailer, US, Brazil, Indies, To Watch, Outsider Pictures, Christianity Divino Amor, Dira Paes Julio Machado, Antonio Pastich

New Trailer and Poster for Brazilian Sci-Fi Satire DIVINE LOVE

Brazil's slide to religious fundamentalism is skewered in this satirical sci-fi drama. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
Tags: Images, Video, Movies, Brazil, World cinema, New Releases, The Movie Waffler

Facebook adds hosting, shopping features, and pricing tiers to WhatsApp Business

Facebook has been making a big play to be a go-to partner for small and medium businesses that use the internet to interface with the wider world, and its messaging platform WhatsApp, with some 50 million businesses and 175 million people messaging them (and more than 2 billion users overall), has been a central part of that pitch. Now, the company is making three big additions to WhatsApp to fill out that proposition. It’s launching a way to shop for and pay for goods and services in WhatsApp c...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Facebook, Instagram, Mexico, India, Tech, Brazil, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Instagram, Facebook Page, Sandberg, India Indonesia, Facebook Shop, Brazil Facebook, Business Facebook

Brazil: Brasília em Pauta – Edição Nº 06 - Tauil & Chequer

O "Brasília em Pauta" é um boletim semanal preparado pela equipe de Contencioso de Brasília, contendo os principais casos a serem julgados pelo Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF)...
Tags: News, Brazil, BRASILIA, Chequer, Pauta

Brazil: OVID-19 | Tax And Customs Extraordinary Measures #24 - Tauil & Chequer

As a result of the impacts of COVID-19, extraordinary measures have been adopted by the federal, state and municipal governments in relation to tax collection, compliance with ancillary tax obligations and customs procedure simplification.
Tags: News, Brazil, Chequer

United States: What U.S. Companies Should Know About LGPD – Brazil's New General Data Protection Law - Husch Blackwell LLP

LGPD is a complicated regulatory regime that will required U.S. entities subject to its requirements to undertake substantial compliance efforts.
Tags: News, United States, Brazil, Husch Blackwell LLP, LGPD

Brazil: LGPD – Brazil's New Privacy Law – Now In Full Effect - Husch Blackwell LLP

As reported by numerous Brazilian privacy professionals, Brazil's new privacy law – Lei Geral de Proteção de Dados or LGPD – is now in full effect with the sanction of Law 14508 by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro.
Tags: News, Brazil, Husch Blackwell LLP