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Brazil: Sustainable Business 2021-05-10 23:32:23Anxious about their country’s environmental record, Brazilian companies are rushing to attract ESG investment. Can they deliver on their promise

Biological controls threaten crop pests — and chemical 2021-05-10 23:30:23Wasps, fungi and bacteria are being deployed as a green alternative to toxic sprays

AES sees opportunity as Brazil turns to wind 2021-05-10 23:30:23The power group is among several aiming to reduce the country’s reliance on hydropower

Environment minister Ricardo Salles tackles the ‘Amazon paradox’ 2021-05-10 23:30:23The staunch Bolsonaro ally says creating jobs is the key to saving Brazil’s rainforest

Reputation fears propel surge of ESG investment in 2021-05-10 23:30:23Companies are scrambling to bolster the country’s environmental credentials

‘Grainrail’ plan pits Brazil’s farmers against conservationists 2021-05-10 23:30:23How green is it to replace trucks with trains? The question is proving to be a divisive one

Climate change poses threat to thirsty São Paulo 2021-05-10 23:30:23Less predictable rainfall patterns are causing water supply problems in Brazil’s biggest city

Plant-based meat hopefuls square up to Brazil’s beef 2021-05-10 23:30:23A new wave of start-ups aims to serve the country’s growing army of vegetarians

Doubts linger over army mission to save Brazil’s 2021-05-10 23:30:23Environmental activists say military might is not the answer

Brazil’s new lenders offer lifeline to legion of 2021-05-10 23:30:23Private sector finance is starting to help producers who have previously struggled to find credit

Central bank’s Campos Neto champions green growth 2021-05-10 23:30:23The Brazilian economist is optimistic about the prospects for sustainability in his country

Chinese jabs dominate Latin American vaccination campaigns 2021-05-09 07:00:12Beijing builds on Covid diplomacy as region endures crippling third wave

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Biden: US has ‘long way to go’ as 2021-05-07 14:02:32The United States added 266,000 jobs in April – a quarter of the number expected – in a surprise setback for President Joe Biden's effort

Colombia's boiling point? Crackdown on tax revolt sparks 2021-05-07 03:11:23Why the violence? In Colombia, what started out last week as protests against tax hikes has spiralled, with at least 24 killed so far. Protesters them

Colombian govt invites protest leaders to talks as 2021-05-06 23:06:01Colombia’s government on Thursday invited protest leaders to a dialogue in an attempt to calm tensions following more than a week of deadly demo

Rio drug raid leaves at least 25 dead, 2021-05-06 22:21:10A massive police operation against drug traffickers in a Brazilian favela Thursday left 25 people dead, turning the impoverished Rio de Janeiro neighb

Thousands return to Colombia’s streets after week of 2021-05-06 13:21:57Thousands of demonstrators poured onto Colombia's streets Wednesday, the eighth straight day of protests despite clashes that have left at least 24 d

Protests erupt across Colombia 2021-05-06 06:22:23The United Nations has denounced the excessive use of force by security officers in Colombia after numerous deaths were reported during days of a

Mexican president rejects link between austerity drive and 2021-05-06 02:29:38Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday rejected any link between his austerity drive and a metro line disaster that left 25 dead,

SpaceX successfully lands Mars rocket prototype on fifth 2021-05-05 22:48:25SpaceX managed to land its prototype Starship rocket at its Texas base without blowing it up on Wednesday, the first time in five attempts it has succ

Colombians return to streets after week of deadly 2021-05-05 19:22:21Riot police fired tear gas at protesters in Bogota on Wednesday during an eighth day of nationwide anti-government demonstrations, after crowds attack

Biden administration backs suspending patent protections for Covid 2021-05-05 16:41:58US President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday announced support for a global waiver on patent protections for Covid-19 vaccines, offering

Facebook upholds decision to suspend Donald Trump from 2021-05-05 10:14:19Facebook Inc's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the company's suspension of former U.S.  President Donald Trump but gave the company six mon

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