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Why M.A.C. is the foundation of the Estee Lauder brand

Aug 15, 2013
Estee Lauder began marketing makeup to minorities in the U.S. during the recession, launching its M.A.C. stores. Now that line is the biggest selling makeup in several countries.
Posted In: makeup, marketing, brazil, cosmetics

NSA revelations cloud Kerry's visit to Brazil

Aug 13, 2013
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Brazil, the U.S.'s biggest trading partner in Latin America, and Brazilians are not happy about recent allegations that the government spied on U.S. friends and allies.
Posted In: brazil, nsa, John Kerry, Edward Snowden

Brazilian banks lead way on biometrics

Aug 6, 2013
Despite the high cost, biometrics actually saves the banks money by reducing fraud and eliminating other problems that first world nations don't face.
Posted In: brazil, ATM, Biometrics

In Brazil, small protests turn quickly to big demonstrations

Jun 18, 2013
What began as small protests against bus price hikes has now escalated into nationwide wide protests involving hundreds of thousands of people. When an economy expands, people bristle at corruption and poor spending choices.0
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, Transportation

Protests flare in Brazil over dissatisfaction with government services

Jun 18, 2013
Up until last year, Brazil's economy was surging. But growth has slowed, just as the government is preparing to host soccer’s World Cup next year.
Posted In: brazil, protests, soccer

WTO appoints new leader, but will it affect your job?

May 8, 2013
Brazil's Roberto Azevedo has been chosen to become the next leader of the World Trade Organization, he will be the first Latin American to head the international group.
Posted In: World Trade Organization, brazil

Brazil looks to attract foreign engineers, doctors to boost economy

Apr 5, 2013
Stephen Keppel, economic editor at Univision News, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain how Brazil is working to attract foreign skilled workers from around the world.
Posted In: brazil, Immigration, Science

Brazil plans massive airport expansion

Dec 19, 2012
Brazilian President announces plans to build at least 800 new regional airports.
Posted In: brazil, airports

Brazil to inject stimulus after disappointing growth

Aug 15, 2012
Brazil has been a bright spot in the global economy in recent years. But things are starting to slow down -- so today, the government is launching a stimulus package of sorts.
Posted In: brazil, stimulus

China, Brazil forge currency swap deal

Jun 22, 2012
With consumer demand still sluggish in the U.S. and Europe, China is looking elsewhere for new customers to places like Brazil. In fact, this week China and Brazil agreed to a landmark deal that avoids using the U.S. dollar.
Posted In: reserve currency, China, brazil, yuan

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