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Brazil's CSN, Namisa partners to merge units after long rift - Reuters

3 hours 18 min ago

Brazil's CSN, Namisa partners to merge units after long rift
Reuters
CSN's main mining asset is the Casa de Pedra mine, which has some of Brazil's largest and best-quality ore deposits. "While we don't know the economics of the new mining venture, we view the transaction as negative, as ultimately CSN is giving away a ...

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SunEdison Targets Brazil With $30 Million Solar Plant - Bloomberg

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SunEdison Targets Brazil With $30 Million Solar Plant
Bloomberg
Brazil, together with Mexico, will drive a significant part of the company's growth,” Perez said at a press conference in Sao Paulo. “Renewable energy will be responsible for 60 percent of total new generation in Latin America in the coming years and ...
Brazil's Renova and SunEdison form JV to build 1GWRecharge
SunEdison (SUNE), Renova Energia Enter 1-GW Power Project in BrazilStreetInsider.com (subscription)
Solar JV targets 1GW in BrazilreNews
PV-Tech
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Flavors of Brazil in Bahia - New York Times (blog)

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New York Times (blog)

Flavors of Brazil in Bahia
New York Times (blog)
The new Taste of Trancoso package at Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa in Bahia, the coastal Brazilian state, gives guests a chance to experience the local cuisine from several sources. The program includes a day with Uxua's chef, starting with a master ...

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real pares recent gains, current account in focus - Reuters

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil's real pares recent gains, current account in focus
Reuters
SAO PAULO, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Brazil's currency weakened on Monday as investors digested worse-than-expected current account data, pulling back part of a sharp Friday rise driven by the outlook for a new economic policymaking team. Latin American ...
Brazil's Economy and the Water CrisisEconomyWatch.com
Cruzeiro win Brazil Serie A titleShanghai Daily (subscription)
Champions Cruzeiro preparing for Brazilian Cup doubleEurosport.com ASIA
Fox Sports
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Digital crime thrives in Brazil - ZDNet

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Digital crime thrives in Brazil
ZDNet
Brazil has a thriving scene of cybercrime online "schools" offering training programs as well as a vast array of services offering financial data obtained illegally, according to a recent study on the country's digital underworld. According to the ...

Brazil's current account deficit widens in October - Reuters

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Brazil's current account deficit widens in October
Reuters
Brazil's current account deficit in September was $7.907 billion. The current account is a country's widest measurement of foreign exchange flows, including trade, services, interest payments and remittances. In the last 12 months through October, the ...
Brazil October Current Account Gap Wider Than Analysts ForecastBloomberg
Brazil Posts $8.1 Billion Current-Account Deficit in OctoberNasdaq
Brazil posts current account gap of $8.131bn in OctoberBrazil Business Today (subscription)

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Copa America win can restore Brazil's confidence – Marin - Goal.com

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Goal.com

Copa America win can restore Brazil's confidence – Marin
Goal.com
​Winning a ninth Copa America in 2015 can help restore Brazil's confidence after their World Cup "hell", according to Jose Maria Marin. Much was expected of the national team on home soil earlier this year, but a humiliating 7-1 defeat to eventual ...
Brazil to seek redemption in Copa AmericaSBS - The World Game

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Why the Petrobras scandal is shaking Brazil - CNBC

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CNBC

Why the Petrobras scandal is shaking Brazil
CNBC
Energy giant Petrobras is engulfed in a corruption scandal that could prove to be Brazil's biggest, threatening to engulf the country's most senior politicians—including its president. Even the company is not downplaying the events. In a news release ...
Petrobras scam allegations weigh on Brazil as blacklist fears riseFinancial Times
Watch This Brazilian ETF Following the Petrobras Scandal - ETF News And ...Nasdaq
Brazil's Petrobas Scandal Forces Rousseff's Hand on CorruptionWorld Politics Review
Fox Business -Brazil Business Today (subscription)
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Real Estate Joins Brazil's Big Startup Industries - TechCrunch

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TechCrunch

Real Estate Joins Brazil's Big Startup Industries
TechCrunch
VivaReal is the largest real estate marketplace in Brazil, with over 2.5 million active listings in over 1,000 cities, and over 3 million unique visitors per month, 98% of whom are in Brazil. It recently passed market leader ZAP Imoveis, owned by Globo ...

Brazil's police under scrutiny over civilian deaths - The Globe and Mail

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Brazil's police under scrutiny over civilian deaths
The Globe and Mail
The Brazil Public Security Yearbook, released recently, reported that 53,646 people were killed in 2013 – one person every 10 minutes. That is a substantially higher rate of civilian death than found in Afghanistan (2,959) or Iraq (8,868) in the same ...

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The $31 Billion Bet Against Brazil's New Finance Minister - Bloomberg

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 10:44pm

Bloomberg

The $31 Billion Bet Against Brazil's New Finance Minister
Bloomberg
Whoever is tapped by Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to oversee the government's finances in her second term, one thing is clear: There's plenty of work to be done to win over currency investors. While the real gained the most in three weeks on Nov.
Brazil to announce budget cuts with new economic team: FolhaReuters
Is Brazil's PT prepared to Levy economic growth?FT.com (registration) (blog)
Brazil's Rousseff Seen Close to Naming New Finance MinisterWall Street Journal
Chicago Tribune -Buenos Aires Herald
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Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil - Reuters UK

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 4:48pm

Reuters UK

Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil
Reuters UK
The mascots, who are said to represent the animals and plants of Brazil, are a key part of the Olympics merchandising campaign which is set to feature 12,000 products and is an important revenue source and a vital way of engaging the public. Organisers ...
Brazilian Probe Into Petrobras Sparks Worries Over OlympicsWall Street Journal
Concern About Brazil's 2016 Olympics Raised After Corruption Probe Into ...Latin Post
Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals, plants of BrazilSuperSport

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Rising deforestation, fossil fuels use drive Brazil's emissions 8% higher - Mongabay.com

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 4:34pm

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Rising deforestation, fossil fuels use drive Brazil's emissions 8% higher
Mongabay.com
Nonetheless the new data raises concerns that Brazil may fail to hit its ambitious target of cutting emissions 39 percent by 2020. Fossil fuels extraction is rapidly rising in Brazil, while deforestation has been climbing the past 15 months, according ...
Deforestation In Brazil's Amazon Skyrockets After Years Of DeclineGetty Images

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Rousseff's Second-Term Goal: Kick-Start Brazil Growth - Bloomberg

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 4:23pm

Bloomberg

Rousseff's Second-Term Goal: Kick-Start Brazil Growth
Bloomberg
One of the main reasons for delays in improving Brazil's infrastructure is corruption, according to a survey of 111 logistics companies published in September by the Dom Cabral Foundation. Businesses in Brazil can expect to be asked for bribes or face ...

Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil - Reuters

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 4:16pm

Reuters

Rio 2016 mascots inspired by animals and plants of Brazil
Reuters
1 of 3. The unnamed mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games are pictured with the Copacabana beach in the background during their first appearance in Rio de Janeiro, November 23, 2014, in this handout courtesy of the Brazil Olympic ...
Rio Olympic Mascot Is a Yellow Cat-Like FigureABC News
Brazilian Probe Into Petrobras Sparks Worries Over OlympicsWall Street Journal
Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Mascots RevealedThe Rio Times

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A Hard Look at Brazil's Kidnapping Industry - War is Boring

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:40am

War is Boring

A Hard Look at Brazil's Kidnapping Industry
War is Boring
This is São Paulo, Brazil. Kidnappings are so common here that an industry of plastic surgeons specializing in ear replacements earns millions every year. It's just one piece of Brazil's kidnapping economy. A culture where the rich leech off of the ...

Brazilian police probe British property developer EcoHouse - Financial Times

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 8:05am

Brazilian police probe British property developer EcoHouse
Financial Times
EcoHouse Group, which Brazilian police are investigating for alleged fraud and other offences over funds raised from investors in the UK, Singapore and elsewhere, has claimed it was building projects for Brazil's Minha Casa Minha Vida (My House, My ...

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Brazil to announce budget cuts with new economic team: Folha - Reuters

Sun, 11/23/2014 - 5:10am

Bloomberg

Brazil to announce budget cuts with new economic team: Folha
Reuters
Three of the country's leading newspapers reported on Friday that Rousseff will appoint Joaquim Levy, head of the asset management arm of Brazil's second-largest private bank Bradesco SA, in a bid to regain investor confidence and revive economic ...
The $31 Billion Bet Against Brazil's New Finance MinisterBloomberg
Brazil's Rousseff Seen Close to Naming New Finance MinisterWall Street Journal
Brazil's Rousseff struggling to limit Petrobras scandal's damageYahoo News
Forbes
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Brazil alters flight number on clairvoyant crash call - GMA News

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 6:58pm

Brazil alters flight number on clairvoyant crash call
GMA News
Jucelino Nobrega da Luz, who says he predicted the deaths of Princess Diana and Brazilian racing legend Ayrton Senna, told authorities flight JJ3720, set to depart Wednesday from Sao Paulo to Brasilia, would develop engine trouble and crash on Sao ...

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Telecom Italia to assess possible merger of Brazil unit with Oi - Financial Times

Sat, 11/22/2014 - 2:14am

Wall Street Journal

Telecom Italia to assess possible merger of Brazil unit with Oi
Financial Times
The go-ahead comes as the battle for a leading position in Brazil's telecoms market has been intensifying, particularly around the future of TIM Participacoes. Spains' Telefónica is acquiring GVT, the Brazilian broadband provider, from Vivendi for ...
Telecom Italia to Explore Oi SA Deal in BrazilWall Street Journal
Telecom Italia Gets Board Backing to Explore Oi Deal in BrazilBloomberg
Telecom Italia likely to sell Brazil towers to American TowerReuters
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