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Ultra HD via satellite – today’s trends and tomorrow’s evolution

The Future of satelite broadcasting in South America Ultra HD is the next state-of-the-art for video. Its jump in terms of quality and immersive experience is comparable to the transition from black & white to colour, analogue to digital and digital to high definition. Experts predict that over 800 Ultra HD channels will be broadcasting

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BRAZIL CLOSES JULY WITH A POSITIVE TRADE BALANCE

The numbers of the Brazilian trade balance in July registered a 52.2% increase over July last year, with a surplus of US $ 2.379 billion – The trade balance of the month is a result of exports of US $ 18.526 billion and imports of US $ 16.147 billion, according to the Ministry of Development,

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JOÃO GOMES CRAVINHO APPOINTED HEAD OF THE EU DELEGATION TO BRAZIL

The EUBrasil Association congratulates Ambassador João Cravinho for his new post in Brazil and looks forward to working in close cooperation with the European delegation to increase the level of investment between the European Union (EU) and Brazil, as well as focusing efforts on the digital agenda. João Gomes Cravinho was appointed to the post

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THE OUTLOOK AFTER THE MERCOSUR SUMMIT BRASILIA

The customs union of Mercosur so far not got off the ground with their Common External Tariffs and exception rules. The number 48º of Summit, that took place last week in Brasilia, confirmed the block in the “world of make believe.” Teacher’s opinion Andres Malamud, political scientist at the University of Lisbon and member of

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Mercosur prepares action plan to reduce barriers to intra-bloc trade

This semester, Mercosur will map out an action plan to highlight what are the tariff and non-tariff barriers hampering intra-zone trade. The measure aims at facilitating the free movement of goods across countries (Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela, Paraguay, Uruguay and the recently added Bolivia). The decision was presented on Thursday (16/07) by the foreign ministers of

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Killing the European Project

Por Paul Krugman, in The New York Times Suppose you consider Tsipras an incompetent twerp. Suppose you dearly want to see Syriza out of power. Suppose, even, that you welcome the prospect of pushing those annoying Greeks out of the euro. Even if all of that is true, this Eurogroup list of demands is madness.

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Who knows what ‘Maracanazo’ means?

The Uruguayans sure do! Today (16/07) they celebrate the 65th year since their victory against Brazil (2 – 1) in the 1950 FIFA World Cup Final in the fabled Maracanã stadium. Alcides Ghiggia, an ex-player, now 88 years old, still lives near Montevideo and was the author of the second goal which gave the victory

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THE EU PREPARES TO CHANGE RULES ON COPYRIGHT

Keeping an eye on European legislation If you are interested in selling pictures of the Versailles Palace, the Coliseum or the Notre Dame Cathedral you should check what copyright rules in your European country, although most Member States don’t impose costs. This is what the European Parliament (EP) voted on in plenary session on 09/07,

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GOOGLE PROMISES TO EXPAND TECHNOLOGY CENTER IN BRAZIL

Google intends to inaugurate a new engineering space in Belo Horizonte in November that will more than double the number of engineers working in Brazil on some of the company’s core products and expand the technology center in Brazil. The announcement was made during the visit of President Dilma Rousseff to Google at Silicon Valley

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EU and Brazil should work together to create a common digital market, says EUBrasil Association

The opportunity to create a common digital market between Brazil and the European Union (EU) was the main message of EUBrasil Association during the European Parliament’s Delegation for relations with Brazil meeting. Two other priorities were also pointed out: to encourage the step forward of the negotiations for a free trade agreement between Mercosur and

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