Welcome to BrazilGovNews, the official news and information portal of the Federal Government of Brazil for its international audience. This platform facilitates navigation by the user by bringing together access to the other Brazilian government sites that were previously spread across the Web into one channel.
BrazilGovNews announces, disseminates and details positions and decisions of the government, national public policy, complete speeches and interviews of the acting president of the Republic as well as information, in a multimedia and interactive format.
The portal was created to facilitate access to information for foreign investors, provide information about how to do business in the Brazil and for those interested in visiting or living in Brazil. International journalists already have access to a specific area where all of the support material regarding presidential activities and contacts for the Press Department are compiled.
The Press Secretariat of the Presidency offers free material published in BrazilGovNews to the international media and the general public – including texts, infographics, videos, audio, and official photographs of the President press providing the source is cited. In the case of photography, the names of the photographers must also be credited.
The user can follow the daily activities of the Brazilian government and share information through the BrazilGovNews profiles on Twitter and Facebook or through the Visit Brazil on YouTube, Google Plus, and Instagram channels.
The portal was constructed following the Digital Communication Identity Standards which are a series of guidelines, orientations and models that are applied to the institutional portals of the Federal Government. This digital identity standardizes digital properties and aligns the communication strategy of the organs of the federal Executive Power, guaranteeing access to all users, independently of the type of connecting device.