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Trump to Welcome Brazil’s President to White House

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will welcome Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House later this month to discuss trade, defense cooperation, transnational crime and other issues. The White House said Friday that two leaders also would talk about providing humanitarian assistance to Venezuela and restoring democracy to the country when they meet on March 19. Bolsonaro, who took office Jan. 1, is a former army captain with hard-right positions. He has often expressed admiration for Trump [...]

US companies doing business in Brazil: what you should know

  Just 25 years ago, 66% of Brazil’s rural population and 38% of its urban residents lived below the poverty line. Today, the country remains an incredibly attractive investment proposition for companies around the world. There seems to be an optimism about Brazil that persists despite ongoing corruption scandals and economic uncertainties – and despite Brazil being one of the toughest and most challenging places to do business in the world. For US companies looking to invest in Latin America, Brazil remains [...]