TED Global in Rio

 For the first in Brazil, TED Global will take place in Rio October 6-10th 2014. The first day was dedicated to projects of the young proteges  “adopted” by the foundation that organizes the event. The so-called TED Fellows – twenty new researchers and activists in different areas – showed brief presentations of their projects. From urbanContinue reading “TED Global in Rio”

IMF predicts Brazilian GDP will grow only 0.3% in 2014

For the sixth time in a row, the International Monetary Fund cuts down its forecast for 2014 economic growth in Brazil. In July IMF projected an expansion of 1.3%, now it expects only  0.3%. This figure, if  confirmed, will be the second worst GDP result since 1998. The poor performance for this year will only be betterContinue reading “IMF predicts Brazilian GDP will grow only 0.3% in 2014”