10 Apr 2013 - 07:48 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — The Brazilian government has allocated a total of $8.3 billion USD to the country’s northeastern region, which is facing the worst drought in the past 50 years.
5 Apr 2013 - 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BELEM, Brazil — A community of Amazonian indigenous people have threatened to “go to war” with the Brazilian government over construction of the São Luiz do Tapajós Dam.
3 Apr 2013 - 08:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — The Brazilian government has announced a new Water for All Amazon program that aims to provide over 50,000 residents in isolated Amazon regions who currently lack good quality drinking water, despi
7 Mar 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — The Brazilian government will invest some $15.2 billion USD to provide universal access to drinking water in the country, President Dilma Rousseff announced this week.
5 Mar 2013 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (Hispanically Speaking News) — The Brazilian government remains committed to the goal of providing universal access to clean water, President Dilma Rousseff said Monday during her weekly radio program. The administration is
28 Feb 2013 - 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, SAO PAULO — The federal Public Prosecutor’s Office in Brazil’s Para state announced on its website this week that it is investigating allegations that the consortium building the controversial Belo Monte Dam h
21 Feb 2013 - 08:46 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (International Service of the Swiss Broadcasting Service) — President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday raised the monthly stipend of 2.5 million people living below the poverty line to make good on her promise to eradicate extreme poverty in Brazil, a nation with
22 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, TERESINA — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced $139 million USD worth of water infrastructure investments in Brazil’s Piaui state during a visit there last week.
10 Jan 2013 - 09:30 by Local Press Report
15 Nov 2012 - 10:09 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (The Province) — Brazil will invest the equivalent of $5 billion in an irrigation project aimed at alleviating the effects of a yearlong drought punishing northeastern Brazil. In announcing the "More Irrigat
27 Aug 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, ALTAMIRA — Construction work on the giant Belo Monte Dam project was halted on August 23 after the Brazilian Federal Appeals Court issued a formal notification of the project’s suspension.
12 Jul 2012 - 08:46 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (Fox News Latino) — The roughly 300 Indians who spent three weeks camped out at the construction site of a giant dam in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon ended their protest Wednesday after reaching an agreement with
11 Jul 2012 - 08:53 by Local Press Report
SAO PAULO (Fox News Latino) — The management of the consortium building the giant Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in the heart of the Brazilian Amazon initiated talks Monday with the indigenous people who have been occupying the
Brazil Agriculture Ministry Announces Historic $57.1 Billion USD Plan for 2012-2013; No Mention of Water Use
6 Jul 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — Brazil’s Agriculture Ministry on July 2 announced that it was providing an historic $57.1 billion USD for rural credit financing in its 2012-2013 Agriculture and Livestock Plan.
14 Jun 2012 - 08:39 by Local Press Report
BRASILIA (MercoPress) — Brazilian Cities minister Aguinaldo Ribeiro said that the government will announce a program of $7.2 billion dollars in urban sanitation and road investments in coming weeks. The investme
12 Jun 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff last week announced funding to “keep the wheel of the economy turning" in the northeastern part of the country, which is facing one of the worst droughts in decad
18 May 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
BRUSSELS, Belgium — A senior European lawmaker is “pessimistic” that the Rio+20 Conference next month will achieve some of Europe’s main conservation ambitions, and is accusing both the United States and host Brazil o
9 Jun 2011 - 19:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Brazil, BRASILIA — Brazil’s House of Representatives has approved a reformed Forest Code.