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  • Temer shoots down Boeing's Embraer bid

    Temer shoots down Boeing’s Embraer bid

    Brazilian President Michel Temer and Defense Minister Raul Jungmann shot down Boeing’s apparent attempt to take over jet maker Embraer during a breakfast with journalists Friday. “Every partnership is welcome,” said Temer. “What’s not under consideration is the transfer of ownership.” Jungmann said a sale is out of the question, as Embraer is considered key […]

  • Brazil's Senate puts on purple for Lupus Awareness Month

    Brazil’s Senate puts on purple for Lupus Awareness Month

    Brazil’s Federal Senate dome was illuminated purple on Monday in support of Lupus Awareness Month. According to Agência Senado, the initiative was spearheaded by Sen. Lídice da Mata (PSB-BA), who highlighted the need for awareness of the high costs and barriers to access faced by patients living with systemic lupus erythematosus, the severe autoimmune disease […]