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Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown - Reuters

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Reuters

Brazil candidates battle for key prize: Their hometown
Reuters
BELO HORIZONTE Brazil (Reuters) - The two candidates in Brazil's presidential election runoff on Sunday grew up just seven blocks apart, attending the same elite tennis club, watching movies at the same theater and strolling through the same leafy ...
5 Reasons Why Aecio Neves Should Be Elected The Next President Of BrazilForbes
Brazil Presidential Election Heats Up: 2 Funds in FocusZacks.com
Brazil election heats up as Silva accuses Rousseff's party of smear campaignFinancial Times
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Brazil's Rousseff pulls ahead of Neves as election nears - Reuters

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Reuters

Brazil's Rousseff pulls ahead of Neves as election nears
Reuters
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead of opposition candidate Aecio Neves in another poll on Wednesday and looks like a slight favorite heading into what is expected to be the country's tightest election in decades.
Brazil's presidential electionThe Economist (blog)
Rebel v patrician: Rousseff and Neves face off in Brazil's presidential duelThe Guardian
Fight for Brazil's battleground Minas Gerais state heats upSFGate
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Dunga to announce Brazil squad on Thursday - Goal Singapore

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Goal Singapore

Dunga to announce Brazil squad on Thursday
Goal Singapore
On Thursday Brazil coach Dunga will announce his squad for the upcoming Gillette Brasil Global Tour friendlies with Turkey and Austria. The Selecao meet Turkey in Istanbul on November 11 before a clash with Austria in Vienna on November 18.

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YouTube videos teach Brazil about bagels, subway - SFGate

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SFGate

YouTube videos teach Brazil about bagels, subway
SFGate
Photo: Snack, AP This undated screenshot provided by Snack, a web video company, shows Seth Kugel, right, bothering a fellow rider with his outburst on a New York City subway train as part of a new YouTube video series teaching Brazilian visitors about ...

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Brazilian Planemaker Unveils Its Biggest Military Jet Yet - Business Insider

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:35pm

Business Insider

Brazilian Planemaker Unveils Its Biggest Military Jet Yet
Business Insider
Gavião Peixoto (Brazil) (AFP) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer unveiled its new KC-390 military transport Tuesday as the country expands its foray into the global security and defense air transport market. Developing the KC-390, the biggest plane Embraer ...
Brazil's Embraer unveils prototype of new jumbo-sized military transportFox News Latino
PICTURE: Embraer KC-390 rolls out in BrazilFlightglobal

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Welfare State Takes Lead Role in Brazil Vote - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:24pm

Wall Street Journal

Welfare State Takes Lead Role in Brazil Vote
Wall Street Journal
Brazil raced to 7.5% growth in 2010, but is now battling the twin evils of economic stagnation and rising inflation. Since Ms. Rousseff took office in January 2010, Brazil's stock market has fallen by more than 20% and its currency has lost a third of ...

Fight for Brazil's battleground Minas Gerais state heats up - SFGate

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:54pm

SFGate

Fight for Brazil's battleground Minas Gerais state heats up
SFGate
Minas Gerais, which has produced more presidents than any other state in the globe's fifth-largest nation, is key to whether incumbent Dilma Rousseff gets another four years in office or if challenger Aecio Neves returns the presidency to the Brazil's ...

Brazil presidential candidates Rousseff, Neves look backward to the future - Washington Post

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:34pm

Brazil presidential candidates Rousseff, Neves look backward to the future
Washington Post
ALEM PARAIBA, Brazil — Just 35 students attend the simple municipal elementary school in Beira Rio, a poor, rural community hidden in the dust and trees beside a highway in Alem Paraiba in the far south of Minas Gerais state. But even here the ...

UPDATE 3-Brazil's JBS Foods to delay IPO - Reuters

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:37pm

New York Times

UPDATE 3-Brazil's JBS Foods to delay IPO
Reuters
SAO PAULO Oct 21 (Reuters) - JBS SA received regulatory approval to delay an initial public offering of its JBS Foods unit in Brazil, according to a securities filing on Tuesday, putting off a plan to raise 4 billion reais ($1.61 billion) for a few ...
Brazil's First IPO for 2014 Ends First Day Up SlightlyNew York Times
Brazil's IPO Market Hangs on Sunday's Election OutcomeBloomberg
Brazil's IPO Market Hangs on Election as Azul Weighs SaleBrazil Business Today (subscription)

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Brazil's presidential election - The Economist (blog)

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:36am

The Economist (blog)

Brazil's presidential election
The Economist (blog)
BRAZIL is on tenterhooks. With five days to go before the presidential run-off on October 26th the race remains too close to call. But for the first time since the first round of voting two weeks ago the left-wing incumbent, Dilma Rousseff, has gained ...
Brazil's Rousseff pulls ahead of Neves before Sunday's election: pollReuters
Rebel v patrician: Rousseff and Neves face off in Brazil's presidential duelThe Guardian
Neck & neck Brazil presidential race casts doubts on Mercosur, BRICSRT (blog)
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Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforest - Reuters

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 11:17am

The Guardian

Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforest
Reuters
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Brazilian government said on Tuesday it has put an environmentally rich area of the Amazon rainforest under federal protection, creating a reserve larger than the U.S. state of Delaware. The new reserve, called Alto Maues, has ...
Deforestation in Brazil is surging again — after years of declineVox

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Brazil Stocks Sink As Jim Chanos Slams Petrobras - Forbes

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 10:09am

Forbes

Brazil Stocks Sink As Jim Chanos Slams Petrobras
Forbes
Sometimes all it takes is a celebrity investor to say something bad about a market and the investor riff-raff go running for the door. On Monday, famed investor and regular CNBC guest Jim Chanos said Brazilian state owned oil company was not an ...
Brazil Fixated as 'Human Bomb' Revelations Rock ElectionsBloomberg
Jim Chanos Tanked BrazilBusiness Insider
Moody's downgrades rating of Brazil's energy giantXinhua

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Fight for Brazil's Battleground State Heats Up - ABC News

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:38am

ABC News

Fight for Brazil's Battleground State Heats Up
ABC News
Minas Gerais, which has produced more presidents than any other state in the globe's fifth-largest nation, is key to whether incumbent Dilma Rousseff gets another four years in office or if challenger Aecio Neves returns the presidency to the Brazil's ...

Beneficial Rains for Brazil, Warmth Builds in Argentina - AccuWeather.com

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 6:00am

Beneficial Rains for Brazil, Warmth Builds in Argentina
AccuWeather.com
So far this month, many locations across eastern Brazil and Paraguay had little to no rainfall with most areas receiving 10 percent or less of normal precipitation. Going back even further, since the start of the summer season (June), much of this same ...

Investors skeptical of Rousseff's options for Brazil finance chief - Reuters

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 4:27am

Reuters

Investors skeptical of Rousseff's options for Brazil finance chief
Reuters
Guido Mantega, Brazil's longest-serving finance minister, plans to step down at the end of December after more than eight years on the job. His replacement faces the daunting task of breathing life into an economy grappling with slow growth, rising ...

Jim Chanos Tanked Brazil - Business Insider

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:53am

Jim Chanos Tanked Brazil
Business Insider
The founder of short-focused hedge fund Kynikos Associates presented his thesis for Petrobras, the Brazilian quasi-state oil company at the Robin Hood Investors Conference. He called the $91 billion company a "scheme, not a stock." The market's ...
President Rousseff Accepts Corruption Practices At Brazil's PetrobrasBidness ETC

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Brazil's First IPO for 2014 to Start Trading - New York Times

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:45am

New York Times

Brazil's First IPO for 2014 to Start Trading
New York Times
SÃO PAULO, BrazilBrazil's first initial public offering of the year is scheduled to start trading on Tuesday as a veterinary medicine company, Ouro Fino Saúde Animal Participações, makes its debut. The company, which will trade under the OFSA3 ...
Brazil's JBS Foods pulls regulatory request, signaling IPO delayReuters
Brazil's IPO Market Hangs on Sunday's Election OutcomeBloomberg
UPDATE 2-Brazil's JBS Foods to delay IPOReuters Africa

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Deforestation in Brazil is surging again — after years of decline - Vox

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:30am

Daily News & Analysis

Deforestation in Brazil is surging again — after years of decline
Vox
The 2014 increase in deforestation was first reported by Imazon, a Brazilian non-profit, which used satellite data to estimate that 838 square kilometers (323 square miles) of rainforest was cleared in August and September of 2014. That's a 190 percent ...
Brazil protects giant swathe of Amazon rainforestReuters

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Brazil Fixated as 'Human Bomb' Revelations Rock Elections - Bloomberg

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:18am

Bloomberg

Brazil Fixated as 'Human Bomb' Revelations Rock Elections
Bloomberg
When in April 2012 Paulo Roberto Costa was eased out of his job as the refinery chief for Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA (PETR4), the state-run oil giant, it was treated as a routine shakeup, with Chief Executive Officer Maria das Gracas Foster ...

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Rousseff Gains Edge as Brazil Polls Point to Photo Finish - Bloomberg

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:40am

Rousseff Gains Edge as Brazil Polls Point to Photo Finish
Bloomberg
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gained support over opposition candidate Aecio Neves even as the race remains in a dead heat less than a week before the runoff, according to a Datafolha poll published yesterday. Rousseff has 46 percent support and ...