Tuesday, August 18, 2020
Amazon River Tribe Blocks Ports

Indigenous Tribe Blocks Amazon River Ports To Prevent The Spread Of COVID-19

by Lucas Landau (Reuters) Members of the Kayapó indigenous tribe had blocked the route in center-west Brazil on Monday, protesting against a lack of government protection from the coronavirus pandemic...

August 18, 2020
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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Terminal Gives Timely Boost to Brazil’s Soy, Sugar Shipping Capacity

By Gustavo Bonato SANTOS, March 14 (Reuters) – A new terminal near completion in Latin America’s largest port in Santos, Brazil, is expected to add an extra 20 percent to...

March 14, 2017
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Monday, June 23, 2014

Brazilian Ports Pause for Brazil’s World Cup Games

Football fever is so intense in Brazil, the host of the World Cup soccer tournament, that even the main shipping ports in the commodity-exporting powerhouse are shutting down when the national team plays.

June 23, 2014
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Batista Quits As LLX Chairman

Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista quit as chairman of Brazilian port operator LLX Logística SA on Wednesday, after agreeing to sell control of the company to U.S. investment firm EIG Global Energy Partners LLC earlier this month.

August 28, 2013
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Friday, February 22, 2013

Dock Worker Strike Exposes Fragile Brazilian Ports

By Gustavo Bonato and Roberto Samora SANTOS, Brazil, Feb 22 (Reuters) – Dock workers returned to work at ports across Brazil on Friday after they disrupted the movement of global...

February 22, 2013
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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Brazil Ports Starved of Investment and Buried in Red Tape

By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA – Brazil’s ports are among the slowest and most costly in the world due to poor infrastructure, high taxes, excessive red-tape and deficient road and rail...

December 13, 2012
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