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  Brazil Home
Brazil's maximum width, 2,684 miles (4,319.4 km), is almost the same as its maximum distance from north to south, 2,731 miles (4,394.7 km).
In Brazil it is mainly in the state of South Mato Grosso.
Brazil is a racially mixed country in which the majority of people have ancestors in more than one of the three main groups: white Europeans (mostly Portuguese); fl Africans (mainly from the west of the continent); and the original indigenous Indian population.
www.questconnect.org /sa_brazil.htm   (2522 words)

  
 States of Brazil - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The federal district is not a state on its right, but shares some characteristics of a state and some of a municipality.
The Federal District is encompassed by the state of Goiás.
In 1988, the northern portion of Goiás became the state of Tocantins, with Palmas established as its new capital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/States_of_Brazil   (435 words)

  
 Brazil - United States
The United States was the first nation to establish a consulate in Brazil in 1808, following the transfer of the Portuguese royal court to Rio de Janeiro and the subsequent opening of the ports to foreign ships.
Brazil joined the MTCR because it was necessary to gain access to crucial rocket technology to finalize the VLS IV and to ensure that it would become operational in 1997.
The United States was especially pleased with the break-up of state monopolies in the petroleum and telecommunications sectors.
countrystudies.us /brazil/113.htm   (2287 words)

  
 Lula rivals to keep power in largest Brazil states - Boston.com (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brazil's opposition seems to have little chance of unseating President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in next month's election, but it is poised to keep control of two of the country's most influential states.
SAO PAULO, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's opposition seems to have little chance of unseating President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in next month's election, but it is poised to keep control of two of the country's most influential states.
In Minas Gerais, a coffee producing state named after the gold and silver mines that enriched the Portuguese colonial rulers, the candidate from Lula's Workers' Party never appeared to have much of a chance of beating Neves, the incumbent.
www.boston.com.cob-web.org:8888 /news/world/latinamerica/articles/2006/09/19/lula_rivals_to_keep_power_in_largest_brazil_states   (765 words)

  
 Crossing the Equator With Science: New Partnership Between Brazil and ARS
Brazil imports about $500 million worth of U.S. agricultural technology, products, and inputs such as nitrogen fertilizer every year, while the United States is a net importer of Brazilian agricultural commodities, mainly coffee, tobacco, beef, and orange juice.
"Brazil is just a few years behind the United States in using HACCP on farms, but the information I have been able to send home will give us an immediate leap forward," she says.
Brazil is ahead of the United States in some aspects of insect biocontrol on farms.
www.ars.usda.gov /is/AR/archive/may00/brazil0500.htm   (1667 words)

  
 Human Rights Watch: Publications: Americas : Brazil
Brazil is a federation of states, much like the United States, and each state controls its own juvenile detention system.
Yet protecting Brazil's children and adolescents—and particularly the most common targets of violence: poor, fl or dark-skinned adolescent boys—from violence cannot and should not wait for the solutions to other entrenched social problems, particularly when it is apparent that the police, either on- or off-duty, are responsible for a significant proportion of the killings.
It highlights four states and concludes that impunity—or government failure to enforce criminal laws, permitting and encouraging further criminal behavior in the context of the struggle for land—exists in these regions and throughout Brazil.
hrw.org /reports/world/brazil-pubs.php   (1812 words)

  
 Map of Brazil, Political Map of Brazil, Physical Map of Brazil, Brazil Road Map, Brazil Street Map, Outline Map of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brazil was once a colony of Portugal and since then Portuguese is the official language of the country.
Brazil comprises of 26 states and one Federal district.
Map of Brazil section comprises of Brazil Political Map, where the location of all the twenty-six states of Brazil such as Roraima, Amapa, Amazonas, Para, Maranhao, Ceara etc is indicated.
www.mapsofworld.com.cob-web.org:8888 /brazil/map-of-brazil.html   (473 words)

  
 Embassy of Brazil (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.umd.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In 1815 the status of Brazil was elevated from colony to United Kingdom with Portugal.
Brazil, allied with Argentina and Uruguay, fought the War of the Triple Alliance against Paraguay from 1865 to 1870.
When the Brazilian Republic was declared in 1889 it was called the United States of Brazil and the new government structure was based on the U.S. structure: a President and Vice President, a bicameral Congress, and an independent judiciary.
www.brasilemb.org.cob-web.org:8888 /profile_brazil/brazil_usa_war.shtml   (1405 words)

  
 Ceará States Brazil South America Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The plants will be built in Minas Gerais state, in the southeast of the country, and in Bahia and Ceara states, in the northeast by the end of 2007 with...
Cashew production is concentrated in the northeastern region of Brazil, and the three main producers are the states of Ceará, Rio Grande do Norte and Piauí...
The main buyers are the United States, Canada, Italy, Lebanon and the United...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/South_America/Brazil/States/Cear%C3%A1   (307 words)

  
 Brazil States
Brazil is divided into 26 estados (states) and one distrito federal (federal district).
Brazil uses the phrase "ilhas oceânicas" (oceanic islands) to refer to any islands off the coast of Brazil.
from the mainland, and clearly belong to the coastal state adjacent.
www.statoids.com /ubr.html   (1839 words)

  
 Trade in Big Leafed Mahogany: Key producer states - Brazil
Export volumes reported by Brazil declined during this period, however, coinciding with the implementation by the Government of reduced export quotas.
CITES is implemented in Brazil under Decree No. 76.723, which was adopted in July 1975, and covers all species included in the Appendices.
Brazil not only issues CITES Certificates of Origin, but also inspects shipments to be exported to ensure they are accompanied by such CITES Certificates.
www.traffic.org /publications/mahogany/producerstates-brazil.html   (1246 words)

  
 Latin-American Business Link - Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brazil has the 9th largest economy in the world, and represents about half of South America in population, territory, and economy.
Overall relations between Brazil and the United States are strong.
Brazil was our 12th largest export market in 2000.
www.labl.com /countries/brazil.html   (567 words)

  
 USTR - United States and Brazil agree to use newly created Consultative Mechanism to promote cooperation on HIV/AIDS ...
The United States and Brazil have set up the U.S.-Brazil Consultative Mechanism to improve their capacity to find creative solutions for trade and investment issues of mutual concern.
In February, the Bush Administration stated the commitment of the United States to a flexible approach that is sensitive to health crises and also protective of intellectual property rights.
On April 30, 2000, the United States requested that the WTO establish a dispute resolution panel to review a narrow part of Brazil's patent law referred to as a local manufacturing requirement.
www.ustr.gov /Document_Library/Press_Releases/2001/June/United_States_Brazil_agree_to_use_newly_created_Consultative_Mechanism_to_promote_cooperation_on_HIV-AIDS_address_WTO_p.html   (996 words)

  
 Public Policy of the United States and Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Brazil and the United States are continental size countries with large populations and pronounced regional differences.
Both Brazil and the US have federal forms of government and have sought to decentralize decision-making over a wide range of issues in the recent period.
The role of the states vs. the federal government is a topic that both countries have confronted over time.
www.utexas.edu /academic/uip/bcsp/courses/gov337m.html   (1783 words)

  
 Parana States Brazil South America Regional   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As Darci Frigo of the Land Rights Center in the state of Paraná states, "Agrarian reform may have been limited in Lula's first term, but thanks to the Zero...
Seven of Brazil?s 10 main farming states chose Alckmin...
In the states to the south he did about the same: Paraná (51), Santa Catarina (55), Rio Grande do Sul (55).
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/South_America/Brazil/States/Parana   (335 words)

  
 United States—Brazil Collaboration Heats Up
Brazil proposed the collaboration because the two countries face similar agricultural and environmental challenges.
Reeves spent the month of June in 2004 in Brazil using that database to develop rapid methods for measuring soil properties of Brazilian soils.
The extension of the infrared work from the temperate soils of the United States to the tropical soils of Brazil has led to better understanding of factors influencing the quality of information extracted from spectral data.
www.ars.usda.gov /is/AR/archive/apr05/usbrazil0405.htm   (1189 words)

  
 United States and Brazil: The Republic / Brasil e Estados Unidos: A República
Despite, or possibly because of, the relative freedom of opinion that prevailed during Brazil's imperial period, the idea of a republican party was not openly entertained before 1870.
The new cabinet informed the nation that the country was now a federal republic, under the name of United States of Brazil; the former provinces became states.
Recognizing the respect and high regard with which the emperor and his family were held in much of the country, the cabinet asked them to leave Brazil but offered five thousand réis to cover their expenses.
international.loc.gov /intldl/brhtml/br-1/br-1-6.html   (1785 words)

  
 The Avalon Project : Brazilian-American Diplomacy - Protocol Submitting to Arbitration the Claim of George C. Benner Et ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Secretary of State of the United States of America and the Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the United States of Brazil having agreed to submit to arbitration the claim of George C. Benner and others against the Republic of the United States of Brazil;
The Government of the Republic of the United States of Brazil agrees to pay, in American gold, any amount which may be awarded by the Arbitrator, if he finds that it is liable therefor.
The Government of the Republic of the United States of Brazil shall pay the indemnity a-warded by the Arbitrator, if any, within twelve months from the date of the award, unless an extension of the time of its payment should be granted by the Government of the United States of America.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/diplomacy/brazil/brazil05.htm   (462 words)

  
 Aedes albopictus Infestation -- United States, Brazil
A systematic survey of 41 cities and towns in six southern states was conducted in July 1986.
albopictus in the southern United States found during the recent survey suggests the infestation may be contained through programs of surveillance, removal of breeding sites (especially tires), interruption of interstate dispersal of tires, and judicious use of insecticides in breeding sites.
Studies are presently under way at CDC in collaboration with state and local agencies to determine the feasibility of these approaches.
www.cdc.gov /mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/00000774.htm   (724 words)

  
 H-SHGAPE Book Reviews: Topik, Trade and Gunboats: The United States and Brazil in the Age of Empire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Topik steers a course between the conceptualization of the state as an unproblematic instrument of capital and the view of the state as a relatively autonomous and unified bureaucratic apparatus guided by its own institutional logic.
Chapter Four looks at the debate in Brazil over the reciprocity treaty with the United States, while Chapter Five focuses on shifts in Brazilian politics with the ascension to the Presidency of Marshal Floriano Peixoto (November 1891-November 1894) and his government's efforts to reform the trade treaty entered into by his predecessor.
A second and related criticism is that, although the author locates his approach within a wider theoretical debate, the wealth of detail and description which he provides is not well integrated with the overarching theoretical issues raised at the outset.
www.h-net.org /~shgape/reviews/br-topik.html   (1117 words)

  
 United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures Home / Brasil e Estados Unidos: Expandindo ...
The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures explores the history of Brazil, interactions between Brazil and the United States from the eighteenth century to the present, and the parallels and contrasts between Brazilian and American culture and history.
The project is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the National Library of Brazil.
The United States and Brazil: Expanding Frontiers, Comparing Cultures is part of the Library of Congress's Global Gateway project to establish cooperative digital libraries with national libraries around the world.
international.loc.gov /intldl/brhtml   (641 words)

  
 Brazil colonial history
Brazil Country Study: Introductory series of concise articles, from US Library of Congress.
This is a brief study of Caminha's Letter to the King of Portugal and it is basically a description of the encounter between the conquerors and the native peoples, and their reactions.
Slavery in Brazil Palmares and Slave Resistance The Dutch in Brazil The Defeat of the Dutch
www.casahistoria.net /Brazil.htm   (1849 words)

  
 Brazil
Brazil is a land of unimaginable beauty in its diversity.
These resources by the Brazilian embassy in London aim to supply teachers and students with educational material about Brazil.
A documentary created by Greenpeace Digital about the impact of rubber on the economy and environment in Brazil.
the_english_dept.tripod.com /brazil.html   (169 words)

  
 Archived: UNITED STATES AND BRAZIL STRENGTHEN EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP
The conference focuses on educational challenges and innovations in high schools, colleges and universities in the United States and Brazil.
This is the sixth binational education meeting between the U.S. and Brazil, the two largest democracies in the hemisphere.
The partnership with Brazil predates this directive and was fortified by a memorandum of understanding between the two countries which details five priority areas of education policy that were discussed at earlier binational meetings.
www.ed.gov /PressReleases/01-2001/010801.html   (608 words)

  
 Brazil   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Notes from the Brazilian Legation in the United States to the Department of State 1824-1906
Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of Brazil, 1930-1939
Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of Brazil, 1945-1949
elibrary.unm.edu /subjects/LAWebGuide/EngMforms/Countries/Brazil.htm   (420 words)

  
 SportingNews.com - United States 8, Brazil 7
HAVANA -- Kurt Suzuki hit a solo homer in the 10th inning to lead the United States past Brazil 8-7 Sunday in the Americas qualifying tournament for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
The victory was the second in the tournament for the U.S., and put it in a tie with Mexico for the lead in Pool B. The two teams play Monday.
Brazil, which led three different times, also got homers from Marcos Guimaraes and Luis Camargo.
www.sportingnews.com /yourturn/viewtopic.php?t=121320   (243 words)

  
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The Memorandum of Understanding formally initiates energy cooperation between the United States and Brazil that will include collaboration on hydrogen and fuel cells - Brazil is the first Latin American country to join President George W.
Brazil has two nuclear reactors - the United States has 104, nearly 25 percent of the world's total of 437 operational reactors.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is working with Brazil on a range of agriculture areas including biosafety and risk assessment, genomics, and water resource management.
www.climateark.org /articles/reader.asp?linkid=23793   (690 words)

  
 United States (disambiguation) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
United States of China, a political concept of a federalized China that includes the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China.
United States of South America was a dream of a strong federation in South America by Simón Bolívar.
United States of Greater Austria was a successor state to the Austro-Hungarian Empire proposed by Archduke Franz Ferdinand
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/United_States_(disambiguation)   (394 words)

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