Thursday 21 June 2018

Brazil says 4G ‘won't be ready for World Cup’

Brazil will fail to implement so-called fourth-generation wireless technology in the 700 megahertz spectrum used elsewhere in the world in time for the 2014 soccer World Cup, the president of telecommunications industry regulator Anatel told Reu


Brazil nightclub fire kills more than 200

A nightclub fire in southern Brazil has probably left more than 200 people dead, a senior police official said on Sunday. Major Gerson da Rosa Ferreira, overseeing rescue efforts at the scene for the military police, told reporter


6 countries ban Brazil beef over mad cow case

Six countries have banned imports of Brazilian beef, including No 6 importer Chile, since a case of atypical mad cow disease was confirmed last month, Brazil's foreign trade secretary Tatiana Prazeres said on Wednesday. Brazil


Amazon forest loss at lowest in 23 years

Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region fell to its lowest in 23 years in the year through July, the government said on Monday, attributing the drop to its tougher stance against illegal logging. Destruction of the Brazilian portion of the

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