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Brazil Bond Investors Face 'Goldilocks' Scenario - Forbes

2 hours 27 min ago

Brazil Bond Investors Face 'Goldilocks' Scenario
Forbes
More rate cuts are coming in Brazil. Everyone is expecting this, but it is worth repeating. Lower interest rates means that the 14% yield the big money investors and emerging market debt funds are getting now in the local currency markets will be like ...

Bolivian Airport Official Flees to Brazil, Seeks Asylum After Plane Crash - Wall Street Journal

3 hours 17 min ago

Wall Street Journal

Bolivian Airport Official Flees to Brazil, Seeks Asylum After Plane Crash
Wall Street Journal
RIO DE JANEIRO—A Bolivian airport official accused in the fatal crash of a charter plane last week has sought refuge in Brazil, authorities said Tuesday. Celia Castedo, an employee of Bolivian airport authority Aasana, has been granted temporary ...

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Brazil-Colombia friendly to benefit Chape - ESPN FC

4 hours 26 min ago

ESPN FC

Brazil-Colombia friendly to benefit Chape
ESPN FC
Brazil will play Colombia in a friendly at the end of January to help victims of the air crash that killed most of the players, staff and directors of Brazilian club Chapecoense last week. Spokesman Douglas Lunardi also said on Monday that the ...
Brazil, Colombia to play charity friendly for Chapecoense victim's familiesSports Illustrated
Chapecoense plane crash: Brazil invites Colombia to play friendly match next monthFirstpost
Chapecoense Tragedy Brings Harmony to Brazil's Fractured Football NationBleacher Report
Mirror.co.uk -beIN SPORTS USA -The Sun
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Three confirmed dead, including two children, in Brazil house fire - WTHITV.com

4 hours 43 min ago

WTHITV.com

Three confirmed dead, including two children, in Brazil house fire
WTHITV.com
When officials arrived on scene the home was completely engulfed and the Brazil Fire Chief Jake Bennett told News 10 that they were receiving conflicting reports as to how many people were in the home at the time of the fire. It was later determined ...
Woman, two infants die in Brazil house fireWTHR
Three dead in house fireBrazil Times
Authorities: 3 dead including 2 children after Brazil fireTerre Haute Tribune Star

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Brazil grapples with lynch mob epidemic: 'A good criminal is a dead criminal' - The Guardian

7 hours 34 min ago

Brazil grapples with lynch mob epidemic: 'A good criminal is a dead criminal'
The Guardian
At the height of the Brazilian summer, New Year's Eve celebrations in the northeastern city of Fortaleza attract hundreds of thousands of revellers to the beach. Further inland, in the impoverished neighborhood of Dias Macedo, residents gather in the ...

A Floating Courthouse Takes the Rule of Law to Brazil's Frontier - New York Times

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:31pm

New York Times

A Floating Courthouse Takes the Rule of Law to Brazil's Frontier
New York Times
ITAMATATUBA, Brazil — As the riverboat anchored at dawn in Itamatatuba, a far-flung outpost of the Brazilian Amazon, the court clerk rose from his hammock onboard. The bailiffs sipped their coffee. The judge rubbed the sleep from her eyes. “Let's see ...

Bride killed after helicopter taking her to her wedding crashes in Brazil - Daily Mail

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 9:54pm

Daily Mail

Bride killed after helicopter taking her to her wedding crashes in Brazil
Daily Mail
A bride's childhood dream of arriving at her wedding by helicopter ended in tragedy when it crashed just a few miles from the altar. Rosemere do Nascimento Silva, of Sao Paulo in Brazil, was killed along with three others - the pilot, her brother and a ...

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Supreme Court Justice Removes Brazil's Senate Leader Amid Graft Case - New York Times

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 4:47pm

New York Times

Supreme Court Justice Removes Brazil's Senate Leader Amid Graft Case
New York Times
RIO DE JANEIRO — A justice on Brazil's Supreme Court on Monday night removed the powerful head of the Senate from his post, as tensions have escalated between Congress and the judiciary over efforts by legislators to curb the power of prosecutors and ...
Brazil's Senate president ousted over embezzlement chargesThe Guardian
Brazil markets rattled by Senate head ouster threatening fiscal agendaReuters
Brazil's Federal Senate president removed amid corruption probeUPI.com
Financial Times -Bloomberg -Wall Street Journal
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Deloitte Brazil unit hit with record fine - CNBC

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 4:41pm

CNBC

Deloitte Brazil unit hit with record fine
CNBC
The Brazilian unit of accounting firm Deloitte has admitted to wrongdoing and will pay $8 million to settle civil charges that it issued and tried to cover up false audit reports, U.S. regulators said on Monday. The Public Company Accounting Oversight ...
Deloitte's Brazil Affiliate Fined $8 Million for False Audit Reports, Cover-UpWall Street Journal
Deloitte Brazil fined, 12 partners sanctioned over false audit reportsMarketWatch
Deloitte Brazil unit hit with record fine over false audit reportsReuters
Accounting Today -Business Standard
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Brazil court blocks sale of Petrobras fuels distribution unit - Reuters

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 2:05pm

Reuters

Brazil court blocks sale of Petrobras fuels distribution unit
Reuters
Petrobras is looking to sell a stake in BR Distribuidora, Brazil's largest fuel distribution company, as part of a divestment program that aims to raise cash to reduce its large debt load. Members of an oil workers union in the northern state of ...
Brazil's Petrobras to Raise Gas and Diesel PricesWall Street Journal
Brazil's Petrobras raises diesel, gasoline pricesReuters UK

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Brazil, Colombia to play charity friendly for Chapecoense victim's families - Sports Illustrated

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 12:50pm

Sports Illustrated

Brazil, Colombia to play charity friendly for Chapecoense victim's families
Sports Illustrated
Nineteen of Chapecoense's players were killed in the crash just outside Medellin, Colombia, as the Brazilian team headed to the first of two matches against Colombian club Atletico Nacional to determine the champion of the Copa Sudamericana—Latin ...
Chapecoense plane crash: Brazil invites Colombia to play friendly match next monthFirstpost
Chapecoense Tragedy Brings Harmony to Brazil's Fractured Football NationBleacher Report
Brazil-Colombia Friendly ProposedbeIN SPORTS USA
The Sun -Fusion -SuperSport
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Brazil's government proposes setting retirement age at 65 - Fox News

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:51am

Fox News

Brazil's government proposes setting retirement age at 65
Fox News
SAO PAULO – Brazil's government is proposing fixing the minimum retirement age at 65 as part of an overhaul to a pension system many say is unsustainable. Currently, Brazilians have the option of retiring based on the number of years they have worked, ...
Brazil's Temer unveils pension reform, sets retirement age at 65Reuters
Brazil's President to Send Pension Overhaul to Congress on TuesdayWall Street Journal

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Brazil's Supreme Court removes indicted head of Senate - Reuters

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:49am

Reuters

Brazil's Supreme Court removes indicted head of Senate
Reuters
The head of the Senate is the second in line after the speaker of the lower house, as Brazil does not have a vice president at the moment. Calheiros can appeal to the full court, but in the meantime he has to immediately step down as Senate leader and ...
Brazil judge suspends senate leader facing corruption trialFRANCE 24
Brazil's indicted Senate head removed by Supreme CourtReuters UK
Justice Suspends President of Brazil's Senate From DutiesABC News
BBC News -Wall Street Journal -Vanguard
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Brazil firm reveals World Cup stadium cartel: authorities - Bangkok Post

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 11:47am

Wall Street Journal

Brazil firm reveals World Cup stadium cartel: authorities
Bangkok Post
BRASíLIA - Brazilian authorities said Monday a construction firm had admitted that a "cartel" of firms fixed bidding for contracts to do work on stadiums for the 2014 football World Cup. Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Brazil's World Cup Stadium Construction Contracts Were Inflated, Officials SayWall Street Journal
Brazil builder granted leniency over World Cup stadium cartelDaily Mail
Brazil builder admits to World Cup stadium cartel in deal with regulatorYahoo Sports
Reuters -THE BUSINESS TIMES
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Brazil to restore huge tract of degraded land in largest pledge of its kin... - Reuters

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 9:24am

Brazil to restore huge tract of degraded land in largest pledge of its kin...
Reuters
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil has pledged restore an area of degraded land larger than Romania by planting trees and introducing farming methods kinder to the environment - the biggest commitment of its kind ever made by a ...

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Brazil's 'New Shamans' Cast Their Spell on Miami - The Creators Project (blog)

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 9:04am

The Creators Project (blog)

Brazil's 'New Shamans' Cast Their Spell on Miami
The Creators Project (blog)
Brazil's complex cultural climate and the country's intimate indigenous roots come to life in the group show New Shamans/Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists, currently on view at the Rubell Family Collection in Miami. The 12 artists included in the show ...

Nina Dobrev swigs vodka from the bottle on bikini break in Brazil - Daily Mail

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 7:35am

Daily Mail

Nina Dobrev swigs vodka from the bottle on bikini break in Brazil
Daily Mail
PICTURE EXCLUSIVE: Cheers to fun! Nina Dobrev shows her wild side as she swigs vodka from the bottle on bikini break in Brazil. By Dailymail.com Reporter. Published: 12:01 EST, 5 December 2016 | Updated: 13:49 EST, 5 December 2016. e-mail.

Brazil lawmakers probed for bribes elicited during Petrobras inquiry - Reuters

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 6:31am

Brazil lawmakers probed for bribes elicited during Petrobras inquiry
Reuters
BRASILIA Brazilian police raided the homes of two former members of a parliamentary inquiry into graft at state oil company Petrobras on Monday, seeking evidence they extorted money from contractors who wanted to avoid being summoned as witnesses.

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Deloitte's Brazil Affiliate Fined $8 Million for False Audit Reports, Cover-Up - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 6:18am

Wall Street Journal

Deloitte's Brazil Affiliate Fined $8 Million for False Audit Reports, Cover-Up
Wall Street Journal
The Brazil affiliate of accounting firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu agreed Monday to pay $8 million to settle a U.S. regulator's allegations it issued false audit reports and tried to cover it up. The fine for Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Auditores ...
Deloitte Brazil fined, 12 partners sanctioned over false audit reportsMarketWatch
Deloitte Brazil unit hit with record fine over false audit reportsReuters
PCAOB Penalizes Deloitte's Brazil and Mexico FirmsAccounting Today
CFO -Reuters UK -Business Standard
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Ronaldinho's brother plays down prospect of Brazil legend joining Chapecoense - The Independent

Mon, 12/05/2016 - 5:52am

The Independent

Ronaldinho's brother plays down prospect of Brazil legend joining Chapecoense
The Independent
“Just like the Brazilian people and the whole world, we are still very much sad. We had a relationship with many people on that flight, I feel very sad and I hope that peace and serenity will help these families to pass this difficult time.” Assis ...
Chapecoense: Former Chelsea And Barcelona Star Offers Services to Brazilian ClubNewsweek

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