Brazil

São Paulo moving fast to legalize sports betting

São Paulo moving fast to legalize sports betting

With a goal to attract huge investments to Sao Paulo, Mayor Ricardo Nunes and other city leaders are working on a bill that could turn the Brazilian city into an investment hub for betting and fant

IGT, Scientific Games abandon scratchcard agreement with Brazil’s Caixa Economica

IGT, Scientific Games abandon scratchcard agreement with Brazil’s Caixa Economica

London-headquartered International Game Technology (IGT) and its American partner Scientific Games Corporation have officially announced that they have withdrawn from the alliance to manage Brazil’

Brazil: BYD delivers nine garbage e-trucks in Rio de Janeiro

Brazil: BYD delivers nine garbage e-trucks in Rio de Janeiro

Chinese automaker BYD -- the automotive subsidiary of Chinese multinational firm BYD Co Ltd -- has delivered nine units of its T8 electric garbage trucks in Brazil.

Brazil's central bank cuts interest rate

Sao Paulo - Brazil's central bank on Wednesday evening cut its Selic benchmark interest rate for a third time to 10.25 per cent from 11.25 per cent, in an attempt to boost growth.

Aptech, Falgo Group to setup various IT Training Centers in Brazil

Aptech, Falgo Group to setup various IT Training Centers in BrazilMumbai-headquartered Aptech Ltd, has entered into a 51:49 joint venture with Falgo group to set up various IT training centers in Brazil.

Under the arrangement, the company will setup its first centre in Brazil up by August.

Latest reports suggest that, investment in the Brazilian venture is pegged at $1 million. However, the final disclosure from the companies has yet to come.

The company said, all courses, which it offered in Brazil would be in line with the Brazilian university programmes.

Brazil blames Mexico for delay in information on swine flu

Brazil blames Mexico for delay in information on swine flu Brasilia - The Brazilian government complained Monday that Mexican authorities took too long to inform other countries of its swine flu outbreak. Brazil has so far not reported any cases of swine flu, the Health Ministry said.

"In such cases as these there cannot be such a delay in notification. Brazil has a habit of not hiding serious public health cases," said Agenor Alvares, general director of the public Agency for Health Surveillance (Anvisa).

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