Brazil: New State Petroleum Company Created

Brazil: New State Petroleum Company Created

(Aug. 5, 2010) On August 2, 2010, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva sanctioned a bill that created a new state petroleum company, Pré-Sal Petróleo S.A. The new government company will be subordinate to the Ministry of Mines and Energy, which will indicate...
Brazil; Spain: Protocol on Immigration

Brazil; Spain: Protocol on Immigration

(May 2, 2008) On April 1, 2008, in Madrid, Brazil and Spain signed a Protocol on Immigration designed to put an end to the recent diplomatic crisis involving tourists of both countries. According to the document, both countries agree, inter alia , that tourists not...