Monthly Archives: November 2012

Dilma’s government cracks down on corruption.

Official corruption has long been a serious problem for Brazil’s government.  According to an article in The Wall Street Journal, the national government under President Dilma Rousseff is going after corrupt politicians and putting more of them in jail. Advertisements

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Brazil exports soybeans to China and corn to the U.S.

According to an article in The Washington Post, Brazil’s cultivation of the Pantanal is transforming the country into a major exporter of grains.  In a few years, Brazil is expected to surpass the United States as the world’s major grower … Continue reading

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