JRandal
JRandal
loran@cats.pm
JRandal

JRandal
 Brazil,  
Another voice joins the growing chorus to cancel the Rio Olympics because of the Zika virus.

http://theresurgent.com/cancel-the-rio-olympics/

Brazil is often disorganized when it comes to organizing events, but it usually gets pulled out of the fire at the last minute. Can they do it this time?

#Brazil #Olympics

JRandal
 Brazil,  
Industry in our RMVale region has lost 12,000 jobs in the last 12 months.

http://www.ovale.com.br/2.620/industria-da-rmvale-perde-12-mil-vagas-em-apenas-12-meses-1.683506

Not a pretty picture.

#economy #Brazil
JRandal
 Brazil,  
Walmart closings, including Brazil
The retailer is closing 60 loss-making locations in Brazil, which account for 5 percent of sales in that market. Wal-Mart, which operated 558 stores in Brazil before the closures, has struggled as the economy there has soured. Its Every Day Low price strategy has also not been able to break against heavy promotions from key rivals.

We don't shop there much anymore. #Brazil
JRandal
 Brazil,  
The top 10 risks to the world in 2016 - the ailing trans-Atlantic partnership is number one

Image/photo

The Eurasia Group's annual list of the political and geopolitical trends that   threaten stability focuses on the weak relationship between the US and   Europe


#Brazil is no. 8. The #dollar topped 4/1 again today.