Top Brazilian Envoys in US Discussing Amazon Fires

Top Brazilian Envoys in US Discussing Amazon Fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that his son and the country’s foreign minister are in the United States to discuss possible US aid for devastating fires in the Amazon region. President Bolsonaro said he had asked President Trump for “help” and that President Trump had said “he couldn’t make a decision without hearing from […]

The Amazon Fire Gets Political as Ireland Will Refuse EU Trade With Brazil

The Amazon Fire Gets Political as Ireland Will Refuse EU Trade With Brazil

Ireland’s taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has said Dublin will vote against an European Union trade deal with South American nations unless Brazil takes action to stop the burning of the Amazon. Varadkar said his government would oppose the Mercosur trade agreement with four Latin American countries Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay that was clinched in June […]

Bolsonaro Under Suspicion For Amazon Rainforest Fire

Bolsonaro Under Suspicion For Amazon Rainforest Fire

Bolsonaro said that the government is aware of Amazon fires and is taking actions to try to contain them, Trend reports citing Sputnik . In a televised address Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that above-average temperatures and dry weather have led to the fires in Amazon states, adding that he had authorized use of federal […]

Was The Amazon Intentionally Lit

Was The Amazon Intentionally Lit

Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest in northern Brazil have ignited a firestorm on social media, with President Jair Bolsonaro yesterday suggesting green groups had started the blazes. Images of fires purportedly devouring sections of the world’s largest rainforest have gone viral on Twitter. #PrayforAmazonas is the top trending hashtag in the world yesterday, with 249,000 […]

Rio de Janeiro 1st UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

Rio de Janeiro 1st UNESCO World Capital of Architecture

Rio de Janeiro has officially been named UNESCO’s first World Capital of Architecture. Created in partnership with the International Union of Architects (UIA), the designation will take effect in Y 2020 and will shine a spotlight on the Brazilian city’s local institutions and projects that offer urban solutions to the greatest issues of our time. According to UNESCO, the World […]

Makeup Styles By Country

Makeup Styles By Country

America Key Look: False lashes, eyebrows done, intense eye shadow, full coverage foundation and contour, bold lipstick. Brazil Key Look: Natural beauty and bold matte lips. Canada Key Look: Bold brows are a MUST, complimented by matte lips. UK Key Look: Contour, highlight. India Key Look: Smokey eye, winged eyeliner, bold/bright/matte lips (something that pops!) […]

‘Tyrant’ Maduro’s Days in Venezuela ‘Are Numbered’

‘Tyrant’ Maduro’s Days in Venezuela ‘Are Numbered’

FLASH: Interim President Juan Guaido refrained from asking supporters to continue risking their lives trying to break through the government’s barricades at the Colombian and Brazilian borders. He will meet US VP Mike Pence Monday in Bogota at an emergency meeting of mostly conservative Latin American governments to discuss Venezuela’s crisis.  President Guaido says he […]

Some Spectacular South American Adventures

Some Spectacular South American Adventures

Some Spectacular South American Adventures South America is built for adventures, and explorers are attracted to its exotic shores. Glistening glaciers hug soaring granite mountains, condors circle over desert gorges, tumbling waterfalls inspire movies and vast steamy jungles host animals from monkeys to jaguars. Throw in the ancient ruins and you have a lifetime of […]

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG

F1: Hamilton Wins Brazil Grand Prix Securing Constructors’ Title for MercedesAMG $RACE F1 champion Lewis Hamilton, 33 anni, won the Brazilian Grand Prix Sunday as his MercedesAMG team secured the constructors’ title for the 5th year running. The win was Mr. Hamilton’s 10th of the season and 72nd of his career, he has won the […]

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil

F1: Hamilton and Vettel on the Front Row at Brazil $RACE Ferrari have a tactical advantage by starting on the harder tires, if the day is dry. Lewis Hamilton on the Pole with hopes of wrapping up the constructors’ championship Sunday ahead of Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel for the Brazilian Grand Prix. Despite this, the […]

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace

F1: Brazil Grand Prix FP-1 Results, Ferrari Strong on the Pace $RACE Valtteri Bottas topped a F1 practice session for the first time in the Y 2018 season, while Sebastian Vettel and Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) look to be strong when it comes to race pace. Leading the way by a small margin from MercedesAMG teammate Lewis […]

F1: Brazil Raceweek, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Vettel Eye a Boost

F1: Brazil Raceweek, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Vettel Eye a Boost

F1: Brazil Raceweek, Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) and Vettel Eye a Boost $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel will be attempt to keep the battle for the constructors’ title alive this weekend at Brazil. Mr. Vettel’s desire to being crowned world champion ended when Lewis Hamilton finished 4th in Mexico, allowing him to claim a 5th F1 title. […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Key for 2019 is Vettel and Leclerc Working Together

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Key for 2019 is Vettel and Leclerc Working Together

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Key for 2019 is Vettel and Leclerc Working Together $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) lead shoe, Sebastian Vettel thinks it essential that he and new Ferrari team-mate Charles Leclerc. 21 anni, have a cooperative working relationship in F1 next season. With The Scuderia deciding against retaining its number 2 driver Kimi Raikkonen for Y […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Has not had a dominant car in 2018”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Has not had a dominant car in 2018”

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) “Has not had a dominant car in 2018” $RACE Seb Vettel says 2018 could be his hardest F1 season ever Ferari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel’s hopes of landing this year’s world championship finished at Mexico last weekend when Lewis Hamilton’s 4th placed finish was enough for him to win the title. Ferrari did enjoy […]

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence

The Biggest Gold Nuggets in Existence “Pepita Canaã” The largest surviving Gold Nugget, on display at the Brazilian central bank headquarters, Brasilia Ironstone’s “Crown Jewel” gold nugget is a single piece of crystalline leaf gold found in California in December 1992 by Sonora Mining Company is the 5th largest and pictured above Throughout gold rush […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Back on Top after Brazil GP Victory $RACE Sebastian Vettel’s 5th victory of the year brought some cheer to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) who had seen their championship hopes dashed in the races since the Summer break. No driver has beaten a MercedesAMG rival in the championship since the V6 hybrid turbo era began […]

F1: Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Wins the Brazilian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Wins the Brazilian Grand Prix

F1: Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel Wins the Brazilian Grand Prix $RACE Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Vettel raced to his 1st F1 victory since July at the Brazilian Grand Prix Sunday, MercedesAMG’s Lewis Hamilton came 4th after starting from the pitlane. Mr. Vettel wasted no time in taking the lead from MercedesAMG’s Valtteri Bottas at the start. Getting […]

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’

F1: Brazilian Grand Prix, Valtteri Bottas ‘On the Pole’ $RACE Round 19 of the 2017 F1 World Championship takes us this weekend to the Autódromo José Carlos Pace in Sao Paolo, Brazil. And although the championship has been decided this year, the Brazilian Grand Prix is a race that should not be missed. Valtteri Bottas will start this Grand […]

Hillary’s Bad Health Led to ‘Basket of Deplorable’s Insult

Hillary’s Bad Health Led to ‘Basket of Deplorable’s Insult

Hillary’s Bad Health Led to ‘Basket of Deplorable’s Insult Former Democratic National Committee (DNC) interim chair Donna Brazile says she does not think Hillary Clinton would have made the insulting remark that 50% of Donald Trump’s supporters belong in a “basket of deplorables” had she been in better health. In her new book, “Hacks,” released Tuesday, Ms. Brazile wrote […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Monday with May Wheat delivery falling 2.27%, the biggest decrease on a percentage basis since last October. The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.89%, to 3.61 bu. May Wheat delivery fell […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower Wednesday with plentiful global stocks and expectations of a robust harvest casting a Bearish tone over the market. Wheat posted the biggest losses, falling below Key technical support points as forecasts for rain in the US Plains […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower on the Week Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures finished lower or the week which ended 24 February, mostly on favorable South American growing conditions. CBOT Corn futures settled lower for a 2nd week running. New Bullish fundamental input remains lacking, and this week’s […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Lower $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) agriculture grains futures close lower Thursday with Soybean futures falling to a 6-wk low on expectations for a big South American harvest and an expansion in US plantings this Spring. Corn futures fell on chart-based selling while Wheat posted modest declines. The […]

F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace

F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace

F1: Lewis Hamilton on the Pole at Autodromo Jose Carlos Pace $RACE Lewis Hamilton of MercedesAMG was the fastest in qualifying Saturday and will start on Pole for the Brazilian Grand Prix, and team mate Nico Rosberg will be at his side in 2nd position. As the championship contenders fought it out for the front-row […]

WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus

WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus

WHO Convening Emergency Committee Meeting on Zika Virus The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that its Emergency Committee on Zika would meet Thursday to review the outbreak’s evolution and neurological birth defects linked to the mosquito-borne virus. The panel of independent experts led by Dr. David Heymann, which last met on 14 June, convenes […]

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus

Singapore Confirmed 41 Cases of ‘Homegrown’ Zika Virus Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but 7 of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement Sunday. […]

Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’

Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’

Rio Olympics Opening Packed with ‘Brazilian Vibe’ The opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will showcase samba, culture, diversity and history as the South American nation proudly shows off its traditions and environmental wonders. Millions of TV viewers from around the world watched the 3-hour ceremony Friday night. Since the […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed Friday $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn, Wheat declined Friday, as Soybean extended gains as USDA’s report showed demand for US soybeans has improved. The most active Corn contract for Jul delivery fell 3.50 cents, or 0.82%, to close at 4.23 bu. Jul Wheat delivery declined 15.25 […]

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent

Investing in Reduced Deforestation is Money Well Spent It is widely agreed that reducing emissions from deforestation could bring about 33% of the Greenhouse gas emission reductions our planet needs by Y 2030 to stay on a 2-degrees trajectory. Protecting and managing forests wisely not only make sense from a climate perspective, it is also […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Higher $WEAT, $CORN, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Wheat, Corn and Coybean futures all finished sharply higher Tuesday, as investors expected Argentine Soybean production would be cut severely due to wet harvest weather. Chicago Soybean led the gainers as the most active Soybean contract for July delivery rallied 31.75 cents, […]

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed

Chicago Agriculture Commodities Finished Mixed $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) Corn and Wheat finished higher Monday, Soybean fell on profit taking to open this week. The most active Corn contract for May delivery added 2.50 cents, or 0.66%, to close at 3.81 bu. May Wheat delivery advanced 13 cents, or 2.83%, to […]