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The Brazilian Senate has approved an Open Skies agreement with the United States, creating a new legal framework for air services between the countries. The agreement, originally signed in 2011, will allow airlines from each country to increase services but stops short of a full cabotage deal, with US ...
On 22nd February, the signing of the letter of intent to close the TCP transaction was held in the Federal Senate of Brazil. Dr. Bai Jingtao, Managing Director of CMPort, signed the LOI on behalf of CMPort. Both sides agreed to try their best to close the transaction on 23rd February. This significant moment ...

A TSA signed between the U.S. and Brazil in 2000 was not ratified in the communist-controlled Brazilian Senate, due to concerns of national sovereignty. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told CNBC on Thursday the future of commercial space projects depends on colonizing the moon, as the current ...
Brazil's Senate approved an unpopular overhaul of the country's labor laws Tuesday night, providing political support to President Michel Temer as he fights a damaging corruption accusation. Opposition senators had tried to block the vote with a sit-in at the Senate president's rostrum, but the session ...
Brazilian politicians from the Senate Constitution and Justice Committee rejected on Wednesday a bill that would have legalized the provision of a number of gambling services within the country's borders. Introduced in 2014, PL 186/2014 allowed for the regulation of Brazil's gambling market. The bill ...
LATAM Airlines announced (07-Mar-2018) the Brazilian Senate approved the Brazil-US open skies agreement. Brazil's President Michel Temer must sign the approval to bring it into effect. The agreement took seven years to be approved in the Brazilian Congress. [more - original PR - Portuguese] ...

Brazil's Senate has approved an Open Skies agreement between the country and the US, intending to create a partnership between American Airlines Group and LATAM Airlines Group. Following a number of official steps, the agreement will become a law and is set to allow an unlimited number of flights ...
Brazilian President Michel Temer has approved legislation creating RenovaBio, a new national biofuels policy. The law was published in the official federal gazette of Brazil on Dec. 26. The Brazilian Senate approved the bill Dec. 12. RenovaBio aims to increase the use of all biofuels in Brazil, including ...
Brazilian President Michel Temer has approved legislation creating RenovaBio, a new national biofuels policy. The law was published in the official federal gazette of Brazil on Dec. 26. The Brazilian Senate approved the bill on Dec. 12. RenovaBio aims to increase the use of all biofuels, including ethanol, ...
The agreements are still to be ratified by the Brazilian Senate and we working with our friends in the Brazilian Senate to put them in force as soon as possible. I arrived in Armenia only six weeks ago and already have seen that many new ideas can be put in place to promote Brazilian-Armenian ties.
The pension reform still has to pass a House floor vote scheduled to February before heading to the Brazilian Senate. The legislation faces criticism from labor unions and even from members of the PMDB, Temer's political party. They view the proposed changes as too harsh to pass only months before a ...
Uber drivers and of other ride-sharing apps, protest against proposed regulation of those services by the Brazilian Senate, in Sao Paulo, Brazil (file photo). ( AP ). For Latin America, 2017 was a year of crime records, political crisis and natural disasters. TRT World covered the most prominent events that ...
If acceded to by the Brazilian Senate, the treaty would remove the limit on the number of flights that can be operated between the US and Brazil and would open the market to new entrants. It was first signed in 2011 but has stalled due to the opposition from some Brazilian carriers, including Azul Linhas ...
If ratified as expected by the Brazilian Senate early next year, Open Skies is expected to lead to increased interest by the US airline industry in the potentially huge Brazilian market. Brazil's center-right government is backing separate legislation to remove limits on foreign investment in Brazilian airlines, ...
Rio de Janeiro, Dec. 14 (Xinhua) -- Brazil World Cup winner Ronaldinho is considering a move into politics as his celebrated football career draws to an end. Ronaldinho's brother and agent, Roberto Assis, confirmed reports that the 37-year-old received an offer to run for a Brazilian Senate seat with the ...
Brazil's Senate approved an unpopular overhaul of the country's labor laws Tuesday night, providing political support to President Michel Temer as he fights a damaging corruption accusation. Opposition senators had tried to block the vote with a sit-in at the Senate president's rostrum, but the session ...
Brasilia: Brazil's Supreme Court has charged the president of the Senate, Renan Calheiros, with embezzlement in a ruling that is expected to fan growing tensions between the judiciary and Congress over corruption cases. The top court voted to try the senator for billing the Senate for car rentals with false ...

Brazil's Senate approved a package of coal subsidies on Wednesday, which was smuggled into a bill on electricity sector privatisation at the last minute. The provision, supporting "modernisation" of a coal power park, with new plants from 2023, was added after the Chamber had analysed the bill.
Brazil's first female president Dilma Rousseff has been thrown out of office by the country's corruption-tainted senate after a gruelling impeachment trial that ends 13 years of workers' party rule. Following a crushing 61 to 20 defeat in the upper house, she will be replaced for the remaining two years and ...
BRASILIA, May 11, 2016 (Xinhua) -- The Chamber of Senators plenary session is held in Brasilia, capital of Brazil, on May 11, 2016. The Brazilian Senate on Wednesday started the plenary session debating the voting for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia. (Xinhua/Andre ...
BRASILIA, April 26, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Lawmakers attend a symbolic vote for the election of senators of a special commission at the Senate in Brasilia, Brazil, on April 25, 2016. The Brazilian Senate on Monday elected a special impeachment commission, which will analyze the case against President Dilma ...
Brazilian news outlet O Globo are reporting that the man who still haunts David Seaman's waking nightmares will run for a seat in the Brazilian Senate. According to the report, Ronaldinho will represent the Patriota Party (formerly known as the National Ecologic Party/PEN) and run for the seat representing ...
The program was adopted during a meeting held recently at the Brazilian Senate in the presence of Morocco's ambassador to Brazil Nabil Adghoghi. In addition to senators members of the friendship group, the meeting themed "Morocco and Brazil towards a global partnership" was marked by the presence ...
A long-delayed vote on the legalization of a number of gambling options was delayed once again by Brazilian lawmakers, local media reported. Members of the Brazilian Senate's Constitution and Justice Commission were expected to finally cast their votes on a related legislative piece during a ...
Wednesday's scheduled vote on the Brazilian Senate's oft-delayed PLS 186/2014 gambling legislation by the Constitutionality and Justice Committee (CCJ) was abandoned shortly after the CCJ began its weekly meeting due to legislators being summoned to an urgent plenary session of Congress.
Paris - As global heads of state and climate finance specialists gather at the 'One Planet' climate summit hosted by French President Macron to discuss investment in climate solutions, civil society is ringing the alarm by bringing attention to the unabated support of fossil fuel companies by the world's ...
Houston (ICIS)--The Brazilian Senate approved on Tuesday a bill that would create a national biofuels programme called RenovaBio that is intended to promote the production of ethanol, biodiesel, biogas and other biofuels. If it becomes law, the bill would create biofuel decarbonification credits (CBIOs).
May 12, 2016 - The Brazilian Senate votes 55-22 to begin an impeachment trial against President Rousseff. Rousseff will step down for 180 days and Vice President Michel Temer will serve as interim president while the trial takes place. August 4, 2016 - After a final report concludes that reasons exist to ...
The Brazilian Senate's Committee of science, technology, Innovation, Communication and Informatics (CCT) approved on November 28, 2017, a new text for the draft Law proposed by Senator Jorge Viana, which restores to Law No. 13.243/2016 ("Law") some items previously vetoed by the Presidency.
Both curators were later summoned to an inquiry in the Brazilian Senate. The fierceness of the protests prompted the MASP to take legal advice before even opening its current (and long-planned) exhibition Histories of Sexuality. "Censorship is a form of repression," said Alessandra Almeida, 43, a political ...
FILE PHOTO: Caracas Mayor Antonio Ledezma talks during a hearing at the Brazilian Senate Foreign Relations Commission at the National ...
The Brazilian Senate approved Dirceu Cardoso Amorelli Junior as director of the country's hydrocarbon agency, the ANP, on Tuesday.
The Brazilian Senate has approved the naming of lawyer Emmanoel Campelo to fill a vacancy on the board of directors of the National ...
Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber's new CEO, made a trip to Brazil to lobby against the new bill, which the Brazilian Senate has been debating on.
This week, the Brazilian Senate will consider a constitutional amendment that would allow prosecutors to try 16- and 17-year-olds as adults.
PanARMENIAN.Net - The recognition of the Armenian genocide by the Federal Senate of Brazil in 2015 was one of the two most important ...
... his company's future in Brazil depends on government decisions, as the Brazilian Senate prepared to vote on regulating car hailing apps.
Uber drivers and other ride-sharing apps, protest against proposed regulation of those services by the Brazilian Senate, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ...
Uber drivers and other ride-sharing apps, protest against proposed regulation of those services by the Brazilian Senate, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ...
Uber drivers and other ride-sharing apps, protest against proposed regulation of those services by the Brazilian Senate, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, ...
Rio de Janeiro, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian Senate Ethics Committee on Tuesday announced its decision to dismiss an accusation of ...
The RA NA President thanked the Ambassador for the recognition of the Armenian genocide by the Federal Senate of Brazil, noting that the ...
May 12, 2016 - The Brazilian Senate votes 55-22 to begin an impeachment trial against President Rousseff. Rousseff will step down for 180 ...
Rio de Janeiro, Oct. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian Senate voted on Tuesday to reverse a Supreme Court decision which determined the ...
With the latest decision the Brazilian Senate is expected to discuss whether or not to accept the Supreme Court's decision to suspend the ...
BRASILIA, Oct 5 (Reuters) - The Brazilian Senate on Thursday approved a decree instituting more favorable terms to taxpayers in a tax debt ...
(RTTNews) - The Brazilian Senate approved the end of partisan coalitions in proportional elections for parliamentarians from 2020. The bill ...
The bill PLC 28/2017, analyzed by the Brazilian Senate yesterday (26), is aimed at increasing bureaucracy at such an event that it will render ...
At 1.30pm on August 31 last year, the electronic screen in the Brazilian Senate flashed up the final vote. After nine months of impeachment proceedings, seven days of the final trial in the Senate, and 17 hours of closing speeches, the result was not in doubt: 61 in favor, 21 against. Brazil's Congress had ...
Brazil's Senate approved an unpopular overhaul of the country's labor laws Tuesday night, providing political support to President Michel ...


 

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