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Brazil's president announces cabinet changes ahead of elections

Jeffrey Lewis – The Wall Street Journal, 1/30/2014

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced some long-expected changes to her cabinet Thursday, including replacing her chief of staff, Gleisi Hoffman, with Education Minister Aloizio Mercadante. 45 mais palavras

Nation, Politics & Government

Brazil seeks association with U.S. in education, science

EFE/LAHT, 04/04/2012

Brazil’s drive to establish a partnership with the United States in the spheres of education, science, technology and innovation will be a key topic of President Dilma Rousseff’s visit to Washington next week, the education minister said Tuesday. 64 mais palavras

Regional & International Relations

500 teachers from Kerala, India to get opportunity to teach in Brazil

IANS/New Kerala, 03/24/2012

Around 500 teachers from Kerala might get an opportunity to teach in Brazilian schools in the near future, say officials.

The teachers, who need not necessarily know the Portuguese language, would teach Maths and English from Class 1 to 6 using the education inventory tools developed by state owned IT@School – that is taught here in all state run education institutions. 47 mais palavras

Trade, Economy And Development

Foxconn to make iPads in Brazil, eyes $12 billion plan

Hugo Bachega – Reuters, 10/13/2011

Taiwan’s Foxconn confirmed it will start producing iPads in Brazil in December but is still negotiating a multibillion-dollar expansion plan in the country, senior company and government officials said on Thursday. 89 mais palavras


Report: Apple has opened a new iPad factory in Brazil

Leslie Horn – PC Magazine, 09/14/2011

Apple has reportedly ventured out of its manufacturing stronghold in China  to open an iPad factory in Brazil.

According to a report on Brazilian site… 83 mais palavras


Brazil promises 75,000 scholarships in science and technology

Elie Gardner – Nature, 08/04/2011

The Brazilian government has announced a plan to invest 3.16 billion real (R$; US$2.02 billion) in 75,000 science and technology scholarships by the end of 2014. 188 mais palavras

Environment & Science