Problems ahead. Just this week, President Jair Bolsonaro contradicted his top two cabinet members. After Justice Minister Sergio Moro invited a gun control activist to an unpaid consultant position, Mr. Bolsonaro promptly ordered her dismissal. But the more worrisome episode involved Economy Minister Paulo Guedes. The president admitted to the possibility of diluting the pension system—against everything his economic guru has said.
Oil.Brazil’s energy council announced the government will hold an auction on October 28 for production sharing contracts for companies to explore areas that it says hold “significant volumes of oil and gas.” The reserves are from the so-called Transfer of Rights area—a high-yield, pre-salt region currently being explored by state-run oil company Petrobras.
In a year in which 239 new pesticides have been permitted in Brazil, in the face of local and international consumers protests, drones are arising as an alternative to maintain crops productivity while making more rational use of a controversial resource. https://t.co/7D2dlIhKGphttps://t.co/g7Mqz2B78L
The term “digital divide” was used it to describe the widening gap in access to information technology. In the 21th century, Brazilians are growing more and more connected to their smartphones. Yet, the divide is only becoming more apparent. https://t.co/sRno4nZSt3https://t.co/jtdnApp2M8