The Jornal do Brasil makes print comeback

Brazilian news publication The Jornal do Brasil has opted to return to print after eight years of exclusively digital production. The newspaper reported that it sold 40,000 copies in a few hours on the day of its return. The print edition was initially scrapped in 2010 due to a claim by The...

27 Feb 2018

Ideal Group merges with WPP

In Brazil, digital content and PR firm, Ideal Group merged with WPP's H+K Strategies and Ogilvy Public Relations, respectively, after WPP acquired a majority stake. Ideal Group, founded in 2007, collectively employs 200 people and is based in São Paulo with an office in Rio de Janeiro. Ideal's...

15 Sep 2015

The flashing Brazilian... Priest in Brazil suspended for nude selfie

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: A Brazilian priest known for conservative views on moral issues and disapproving in his sermons of kissing and sex has been suspended for sending a nude selfie to an apparent mistress on his cell phone. "Father Alfredo Rosa Borges has been suspended from his duties," and...

2 Apr 2015

France's Altice buys Portugal Telecom for €7.4bn

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL: France's Altice on Monday bought out Portugal Telecom - which had been owned by Brazil's Oi - for €7.4bn ($9bn), the Brazilian company announced. "Under the deal approved, Oi will sell to Altice all PT shares for the company's value of €7.4bn," Oi said in a note to Brazilian...

10 Dec 2014

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