Brazil awards contract to Fuerza Terrestre for modernization of up to 201 EE-9 Cascavel armored vehicles

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The tender for the modernization of the 6×6 Cascavel wheeled armored reconnaissance vehicle, opened by the Brazilian Army Command, already has a winner: the Consórcio Força Terrestre, consisting of the companies Akaer, Universal Engenharia, and Opto Space and Defence. The selected companies offered a budget of R$74.6 million (US$14.5 million) … Read more

The Brazilian fintech crash, explained

May 13, 2022 17:13 4 min read Hello, and welcome to our first Market Roundup! Every week, we will sum up what you need to know to keep abreast of all the comings and goings in Brazilian markets — as well as Brazilian companies listed abroad. We know that markets and the economy are very … Read more

Commodity prices at a glance – May 13

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – With the new geopolitical situation in the world, the unprecedented sanctions frenzy, and the possibility of more global events, The Rio Times will list daily prices of major commodities for comparison and review.     &nbsp . . . To read the full NEWS and much more, Subscribe to our … Read more

Brazil leaves patents in the hands of the “gringos” – and that could be a problem

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Data from the National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) show how foreign countries, with the leadership of the United States, dominate patent registrations in the national territory. Of all the 26,921 requests for property titles in Brazil in 2021, only 19% were from Brazilian companies or citizens. According to the … Read more

Brazil’s Magazine Luiza launches fintech with personal loans and credit cards for businesses

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On May 12, Magazine Luiza (MGLU3) officially launched Fintech Magalu. According to the company, the fintech is already one of the ten largest in Brazil, with more than 16 million unique customers among individuals and companies. The company highlighted in a statement that the arrival of the Fintech Magalu brand … Read more

Abortion and the Supreme Court | YouGov Poll: May 3 – 6, 2022

Results, interactive data, and methodology on Americans’ attitudes on abortion from a May 3 – 6, 2022 YouGov survey Results Toplines: Results among U.S. adult citizens for every question Tables: Results for every question, broken down by attributes such as race, age, gender, and political party Explore the Data with Crunchboxes Select a survey question using the top … Read more