Brazil Current Affairs, GK & News

US, Brazil to join India led Biofuels Alliance

During the G20 meeting, India is to launch the International Biofuel Alliance just like the International Solar Alliance. To this, the USA and Brazil have agreed to back India. India has been taking lead in several such emission reduction initiatives. The country allocated 4.3 billion USD during the 2023-24 Budget to accomplish its net-zero targets. ..

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Brazil Anti-Democratic Riots

On January 8, 2023, thousands of supporters of Brazil’s ousted former president, Jair Bolsonaro, ransacked Brazil’s Congress, Supreme Court and presidential offices in a full-blown riot to protest what they alleged was a stolen election. More than 1,200 protesters were detained following the riots. In this article, we will take a closer look at the ..

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Lula da Silva – New President of Brazil

The leftist leader Lula da Silva recently made a comeback as the new President of Brazil after defeating incumbent far right President Jair Bolsonaro. Who is Lula da Silva? Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, popularly known as Lula, served as the President of Brazil for two terms between 2002 and 2010. During his previous tenures ..

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What is IBSAMAR?

The seventh edition of maritime exercise IBSAMAR was organized from October 10 to 12 in South Africa. Key facts Exercise IBSAMAR is a joint maritime exercise between South Africa, Brazil and India. The inaugural edition of this naval exercise was held in 2008 to converge the democratic values, economic interests and maritime cooperation. In 2016, ..

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Regulation of Sugar Exports

The central government has imposed restrictions on sugar exports from June 1st, 2022 to increase the availability of sugar in the country during sugar season 2021-22 (October-September) and also curb price rise. Usually, during the festival season of October – November, the demand for sugar increases, and therefore, the government is committed to ensuring its ..

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BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting

The BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs meeting will be hosted by China on 19th May 2022 via video conference. Since, the invasion of Ukraine by Russia, this is the first meeting of BRICS Foreign Ministers. Who will be hosting this meeting? This meeting will be hoisted by Wang Yi, China’s State Councilor and Foreign Minister. ..

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