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Pre-Rio Olympics fanfare in New York contrasts with Brazil's harsh reality - Yahoo Sports (blog)

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Yahoo Sports (blog)

Pre-Rio Olympics fanfare in New York contrasts with Brazil's harsh reality
Yahoo Sports (blog)
The Brazil economy, once one of the fastest-growing in the world, hasn't so much crashed as imploded. It is expected to shrink by about 7.5 percent over 2015 and 2016 – the $11 billion Olympic price tag certainly hasn't helped and continues to draw the ...

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LATAM Airlines, Cutting Capacity in Brazil to Cope With Weak Economy, Unveils New Image - Wall Street Journal

8 hours 45 min ago

Wall Street Journal

LATAM Airlines, Cutting Capacity in Brazil to Cope With Weak Economy, Unveils New Image
Wall Street Journal
SÃO PAULO—LATAM Airlines Group is cutting capacity in Brazil, its biggest market, to cope with the country's struggling economy, but nevertheless unveiled on Thursday its first brand update since the 2012 merger that created Latin America's largest ...

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Brazil prosecutors charge Rousseff campaign strategist - Reuters UK

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Reuters UK

Brazil prosecutors charge Rousseff campaign strategist
Reuters UK
CURITIBA, Brazil Brazilian prosecutors have filed unspecified charges against political strategist Joao Santana, the architect of President Dilma Rousseff's 2010 and 2014 campaigns, according to a statement delivered before a news conference on Thursday.

Brazil's anti-impeachment protesters block highways at rush hour - Washington Post

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Washington Post

Brazil's anti-impeachment protesters block highways at rush hour
Washington Post
NITEROI, Brazil -- Demonstrators protesting the impeachment process threatening Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff occupied dozens of highways in major cities during rush hour Thursday morning, causing long backups. Organizers claimed that 30 ...
Transgender Civil Servants in Brazil Can Use Chosen NameABC News
Judge questions Brazil impeachment processFinancial Times
Brazil At The CrossroadsSeeking Alpha
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Judge questions Brazil impeachment process - Financial Times

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Financial Times

Judge questions Brazil impeachment process
Financial Times
Brazil's congress has violated legal due process in its move to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, according to a senior Latin American judge. Roberto Caldas, president of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, said such irregularities included ...
Brazil At The CrossroadsSeeking Alpha
Brazil's anti-impeachment protesters block highways at rush hourWashington Post
10 Reasons Why Vice President Michel Temer Won't Be Brazil's Next PresidentHuffington Post
teleSUR English -Bloomberg -Buenos Aires Herald
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Brazil Stocks Fall as Recent Gain Deemed Excessive Amid Slowdown - Bloomberg

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Brazil Stocks Fall as Recent Gain Deemed Excessive Amid Slowdown
Bloomberg
Banco Bradesco SA, Brazil's No. 2 bank by market value, sank after setting aside 836 million reais ($240 million) to cover souring loans to a single client. Vale SA, the world's largest iron-ore producer, rallied after reporting profit that beat ...

Editorial: Brazil, a Modern Day Tragedy or Comedy? - The Rio Times

13 hours 22 min ago

The Rio Times

Editorial: Brazil, a Modern Day Tragedy or Comedy?
The Rio Times
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Watching Brazil in the last year reminds me of the slow, tragic, predictable and inevitable collapse of some child star's younger sibling that has flown too close to the sun while the media watches every self-destructive step.

10 Reasons Why Vice President Michel Temer Won't Be Brazil's Next President - Huffington Post

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Huffington Post

10 Reasons Why Vice President Michel Temer Won't Be Brazil's Next President
Huffington Post
The automatic rise of Michel Temer to power, thanks to the collapse of Dilma's government, doesn't solve the political and ethical crisis that Brazil currently faces. On the contrary, this supposed solution may fan the flames. There is already tension ...
Will Brazil land a Lebanese president before Lebanon does?Al-Arabiya
Brazil VP Wants to be President, but Not Through ElectionsteleSUR English

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Brazil's Vale Posts Net Profit of $1.78 Billion - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Brazil's Vale Posts Net Profit of $1.78 Billion
Wall Street Journal
SÃO PAULO—Brazilian mining company Vale SA VALE -0.72 % swung to a net profit in the first quarter, as the company reported gains in derivative operations, compensating for the decline of revenues in the period. The company reported Thursday a net ...
Brazil's Vale returns to profit on iron ore, currencyYahoo News
UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale returns to profit on iron ore, currencyReuters
CompaniesBrazil's Vale returns to profit in Q1Financial Times
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Brazil's political turmoil hangs over agricultural markets - Financial Times

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Financial Times

Brazil's political turmoil hangs over agricultural markets
Financial Times
Brazil has always been the dominant exporter of sugar and coffee, with the real strongly influencing prices of those commodities. But as the country has risen to be the largest soyabean exporter and a leading seller of corn, the correlation between ...
UPDATE 1-Dry weather may cut Brazil's winter corn crop, exports -Bunge CEOReuters UK

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Tapping Into Brazil's Stock Rally Without Taking on All the Risk - Bloomberg

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:16pm

Bloomberg

Tapping Into Brazil's Stock Rally Without Taking on All the Risk
Bloomberg
That makes Chile's benchmark index a surrogate for investors who want to benefit from optimism that an upcoming presidential election in Peru, a new head-of-state in Argentina and the possible ouster of Brazil's leader will usher in more market ...

Brazil's central bank keeps rates on hold - Financial Times

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 3:21pm

Financial Times

Brazil's central bank keeps rates on hold
Financial Times
Brazil's central bank kept interest rates on hold at 14.25 per cent for the sixth straight meeting on Wednesday as the country braces for a deep government shake-up. In what may be the current board's last decision before a new central bank president ...
Brazil's central bank keeps interest rate stableMarketWatch
Brazil central bank keeps interest rate steady at 14.25 pctReuters
Brazil central bank keeps key rate at 14.25%: officialYahoo News
The Fiscal Times -SBS
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Brazil Is Suffering An Almost Biblical Tidal Wave Of Plagues Right Now - Daily Caller

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 3:02pm

Brazil Is Suffering An Almost Biblical Tidal Wave Of Plagues Right Now
Daily Caller
The government has started administering vaccinations for H1N1 – the medical term for swine flu – Brazil-wide. In 2016 alone, 230 people have died from swine flu in Brazil with over 70 people dying just last week according to the Brazilian Health Ministry.

Hezbollah: Iran's Henchmen in Brazil - The National Interest Online

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:59am

The National Interest Online

Hezbollah: Iran's Henchmen in Brazil
The National Interest Online
Shortly after his arrival to Buenos Aires, another cleric, Sheikh Taleb Hussein al-Khazraji, made his way to Brazil. Both Rabbani and Khazraji were cited by the slain Argentine prosecutor Alberto Nisman in his 2013 report on Iran's Latin American networks.

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Zika Virus Was In Haiti Before It Was in Brazil. Study Finds - NBCNews.com

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:59am

NBCNews.com

Zika Virus Was In Haiti Before It Was in Brazil. Study Finds
NBCNews.com
The Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading fast in Brazil, a new study finds. A team that went back and checked out three mysterious infections in Haiti found they were caused by the Zika virus ...
Scientists from US, Brazil, Europe gather for Zika virus conference at EmoryEmory News Center
Brazil records 91000 Zika cases this yearRTE.ie
Study Finds Zika Virus Was in Haiti Before BrazilNBC New York
Folha de S.Paulo -Condé Nast Traveler
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IMF says Brazil resilience bodes well - Financial Times

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 11:39am

Financial Times

IMF says Brazil resilience bodes well
Financial Times
Brazil's “amazing” resilience in attracting foreign direct investment despite a crushing political and economic crisis bodes well for its recovery in the aftermath of the decision on President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, the International Monetary ...
IMF: Latin America economy weighed down by Venezuela, Brazil and ArgentinaFox News Latino
Brazil's political crisis severely hampers recovery: IMFXinhua

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Brazil's BTG Pactual Says André Esteves to Return as Senior Partner - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:46am

Wall Street Journal

Brazil's BTG Pactual Says André Esteves to Return as Senior Partner
Wall Street Journal
Mr. Esteves's return follows a ruling Monday by Brazil's Supreme Court freeing the banker from house arrest pending a decision on whether to try him in connection with a sprawling graft probe centered on Brazil's state-run oil company Petróleo ...

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Brazil At the Crossroads - Huffington Post

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:52am

Huffington Post

Brazil At the Crossroads
Huffington Post
With the impeachment of President Dilma Roussseff being sent to the Senate on April 17, Brazil continues a period of turmoil that has lasted for more than a year now. With images of protests, counter-protests and the minutia of the country's legal ...

Meet Brazil's Donald Trump: He's Deliberately Outrageous and He Wants to Be President - VICE News

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:17am

VICE News

Meet Brazil's Donald Trump: He's Deliberately Outrageous and He Wants to Be President
VICE News
Nothing about the pushing, shoving, and chanting that accompanied this month's congressional vote in favor of impeaching Brazil's president was very edifying — one man, however, threw all political protocol to the wind. Legislator Jair Bolsonaro took ...

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Brazil takes Rio flame on 100-day countdown - Yahoo News

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:17am

Yahoo News

Brazil takes Rio flame on 100-day countdown
Yahoo News
"Brazil is waiting for the flame with excitement and passion," said Rio 2016 organising committee chairman Carlos Nuzman, adding that the Games would feature "plenty of music, poetry, love". "Rio is ready to make history," he said. The ceremony took ...
Brazil receives Olympic flame for Rio GamesKathimerini

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