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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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 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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EUBrasil Association welcomes one more MEP: Dita Charanzová

This week the EUBrasil Association welcomes one more MEP: Dita Charanzová (Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe) and met with an agricultural expert delegation from Latin America. EUBrasil now with 31 members of the European Parliament  Dita Charanzová MEP is the newest member of the EUBrasil Association, which now counts with

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Brazil and EU agree: cooperation is key to achieving regulatory convergence

While the private sector has a key role to play in improving bilateral trade relations, policy makers on both sides must show that they are serious about regulatory convergence in order for constructive dialogue to be turned into meaningful action. In addition, new avenues for cooperation must be explored to ensure that policy makers, businesses

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Eu-Brazil: Stakeholders and policy-makers discuss regulatory convergence on trade between Brazil and EU in Brussels

The EUBrasil Association and the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), whose missions are to foster trade and investments between Brazil and the European Union (EU) are jointly organising a round table debate on Regulatory Convergence on trade between Brazil and the EU, on 9 June in Brussel, with the support of the Brazilian

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Albert Dess MEP joins EUBrasil

Albert Dess MEP is the newest member of the EUBrasil Association, which now has 30 MEPs. Albert Dess signed his membership on Tuesday (26/05) during the Plenary Session of the AGRI Committee of the European Parliament which hosted the Brazilian Agriculture Minister Kátia Abreu. A member of the Group of the European People’s Party (Christian

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Free trade agreement with the EU is a high priority, says Katia Abreu in Brussels

During her visit to the European Parliament (EP) on Tuesday (26/05) in Brussels, the Brazilian minister of Agriculture, Kátia Abreu, stressed that both the productive sector and the Brazilian government attach “the highest priority to the EU-Mercosur trade agreement”. The minister also said that Brazil wants a sanitary and phytosanitary agreement with the European bloc,

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