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Brazil plans new visa waiver program to boost tourism

Brazil’s government is planning on introducing a visa waiver for visitors from the United States, Japan, Canada and Australia with hopes to further boost tourism and attract foreign investment to the country. The plan might eventually include China. The idea was proposed by the new Minister of Tourism, Marx Beltrao and would extend a 12-month… Read more »

Japan and Brazil agree to cooperate on infrastructure development

Brazilian President, Michel Temer and Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, signed a Cooperation Agreement on Wednesday 19 October, agreeing to jointly explore Japanese infrastructure investment opportunities in Brazil. Under the agreement, Brazilian and Japanese officials will cooperate on investment in areas such as transport, logistics, information technology and energy. At least once a year, the… Read more »