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Brazil (IPA: /bɹə.zɪl/), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (Portuguese: Brasil or República Federativa do Brasil, is the largest and most populous country in Latin America, and the fifth largest in the world in both area and population. Its territory covers 8,514,877 km² between central South America and the Atlantic Ocean, and it is the eastern-most country of the Americas.
Brazil is a political and economic leader in Latin America. However, social and economic problems prevent it from becoming an effective global power.Brazilian foreign policy has generally reflected multilateralism, peaceful dispute settlement, and nonintervention in the affairs of other countries.
Chocolates Garoto S.A. is a Brazilian chocolate manufacturer. Its headquarters are located in Vila Velha, Espírito Santo. The company was founded in 1929 by German immigrant Heinrich Meyerfreund. First Garoto started as a small producer of chocolates, today, it is one of Brazil's largest manufacturers of chocolate. It exports its chocolate to various countries around the world, including the United States. Currently, Garoto's chocolate candy bars are distributed by a variety of distributors. Walgreens had sold Garoto's candies under the brand name of Regal Dynasty, but has recently switched to a Polish supplier.
Industrias de Chocolate Lacta S/A is one of the largest chocolate manufacturers in Brazil. It has 3 manufacturing facilities which produce chocolate, wafers, chewing caramels, filled candies & seasonal products. Lacta is not only the leading brand in Brazil, but its products are also found in Argentina, Japan, USA, Canada & Mexico.
According to the official website (see link below), it was acquired in 2002 by Nestlé of Switzerland but remains operating separately.
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Alberto Santos-Dumont (20 July 1873 – 23 July 1932) was an early pioneer of aviation. He was born, and died in Brazil. He spent most of his adult life living in France. His contributions to aviation took place while he was living in Paris, France.
Santos-Dumont designed, built, and flew the first practical dirigible balloons. In doing so he became the first person to demonstrate that routine, controlled flight was possible. This "conquest of the air", in particular winning the Deutsch de la Meurthe prize on 19 October 1901 on a flight that rounded the Eiffel Tower, made him one of the most famous people in the world during the early 20th century.
In addition to his pioneering work in airships, Santos-Dumont made the first public European flight of an airplane in Paris in October 1906. That aircraft, designated 14-bis or Oiseau de proie (French for "bird of prey"), is considered to be the first to take off, fly, and land without the use of catapults, high winds, launch rails, or other external assistance (a true airplane). In Brazil he is honored as the "Father of Aviation",ignoring the fact that three years previously, the Wright brothers had already successfully achieved flight in 1903.