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Labor Practices at McDonald’s Restaurants Scrutinized in Brazil

McDonald's, one of the world's largest fast-food chains, has found itself in hot water over its employment and labor practices in Brazil.

Brazil Signs Auto Trade Agreement with Mexico

With their previous auto trade agreement coming to an end, the governments of Brazil and Mexico have now agreed to new terms to extend the agreement.

Souza Cruz Sale Expected to Encounter Little Resistance

Brazil's largest maker of tobacco products is set to sell 100 percent of its equity to its majority shareholder, British American Tobacco.

International Divorce Law in Brazil

International divorces don't need to be complicated. With the help of a lawyer, spouses that were married in Brazil can now get divorced quickly and easily.

Death Penalty Case Sparks Legal Debate in Brazil

The execution of a Brazilian national in Indonesia has reignited the debate about capital punishment and the death penalty in Brazil.

New Brazilian Law Makes Medical Marijuana Legal for Some

In a step to legalize medical marijuana, the Federal Medical Council approved the use of cannabidiol, a marijuana derivative, to treat medical conditions.

Will a New Law Lower the Number of C-Sections in Brazil?

Brazilian health officials are concerned by the growing number of doctors offering c-sections to expecting mothers, but a new law may change the trend.