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Brazil's Supreme Court Gives OK to Open Probe of New President Temer - Wall Street Journal

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Wall Street Journal

Brazil's Supreme Court Gives OK to Open Probe of New President Temer
Wall Street Journal
SÃO PAULO—Brazil's Supreme Court late Friday gave the green light to prosecutors to open a probe into corruption allegations that President Michel Temer is linked to a sprawling graft scandal centered on the nation's state-run oil company. Brazil ...
Brazil Supreme Court OKs probe into allegations citing TemerReuters
Brazil's President Michel Temer Says Rousseff was Impeached for ...The Intercept
Brazilian Judge Authorizes Preliminary Probe of Allegations Pointing to TemerVoice of America
teleSUR English -The Indian Express -Common Dreams (press release)
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Reports: Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300 kg of cocaine - Ynetnews

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Ynetnews

Reports: Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300 kg of cocaine
Ynetnews
Reports: Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300 kg of cocaine. The Brazilian press has reported that an Israeli and a local man were arrested in São Paulo with the aid of Israeli authorities. They are suspected of being part of a drug smuggling network.
Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300kg of cocaine -- reportThe Times of Israel
Brazilian authorities arrest Israeli citizen in cocaine bustJerusalem Post Israel News
Brazil: Israeli arrested with 300 kilos of cocaineJerusalemOnline

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Great Britain Knocks Out Pakistan, Will Play Brazil Saturday - Baseball America

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Baseball America

Great Britain Knocks Out Pakistan, Will Play Brazil Saturday
Baseball America
NEW YORK—Great Britain won 14-0 in the second game of a day-night doubleheader on Friday at MCU Park in Brooklyn, eliminating Pakistan from the final qualifier for next year's World Baseball Classic. Great Britain will battle Brazil (1-1) on Saturday ...

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Brazil, once a haven, now a dead end for many Haitians - Miami Herald

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Miami Herald

Brazil, once a haven, now a dead end for many Haitians
Miami Herald
Jocelyn Benoit wants to go home. He just can't. Benoit is one of thousands of Haitians stuck in Brazil, where many headed after the island's 2010 earthquake. They withstood arduous journeys across Andean high plains and Amazonian jungles to reach ...

Ludogorets' 'little bit of Brazil in Razgrad' - News - UEFA.com - UEFA.com

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Ludogorets' 'little bit of Brazil in Razgrad' - News - UEFA.com
UEFA.com
What's different about life here compared with Brazil? Is it difficult being a long way from home? Wanderson: It is difficult, but it's become easier because of having a lot of Brazilian team-mates. That makes us feel a bit more at home. It was really ...

Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300kg of cocaine -- report - The Times of Israel

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The Times of Israel

Israeli arrested in Brazil with 300kg of cocaine -- report
The Times of Israel
Walla identified the second detainee as a 34-year-old Brazilian who owns the apartment in which the two were arrested. The website also said that the two had more than 500 kilos of cocaine in their possession. Neither the Israeli consulate in Sao Paulo ...
Israeli arrested in Brazil on suspicion of drug smugglingYnetnews
Brazil: Israeli arrested with 300 kilos of cocaineJerusalemOnline
Brazilian authorities arrest Israeli citizen in cocaine bustJerusalem Post Israel News

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Petrobras sells major gas pipeline which feeds Brazil's core industrialized regions - MercoPress

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:48pm

MercoPress

Petrobras sells major gas pipeline which feeds Brazil's core industrialized regions
MercoPress
A consortium led by Canada's Brookfield Infrastructure has signed a deal to buy a controlling stake in a natural gas pipeline system in Brazil from Petrobras for US$5.2 billion. Under the deal, the consortium will acquire a 90% stake in Nova ...
Brazil's Petrobras sells gas pipeline for $5.2BAnadolu Agency
Brookfield consortium buys pipeline in BrazilMississauga

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Brazil's New Leaders Court Foreign Investors - Barron's

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 7:00pm

Barron's

Brazil's New Leaders Court Foreign Investors
Barron's
The pitch: a grand new infrastructure investing plan designed to jump-start private investment as Brazil's economy emerges from recession. Gross domestic product is expected to slip more than 3% in 2016 before inching into positive territory in 2017 ...

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Brazil Supreme Court OKs probe into allegations citing Temer - Reuters

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:42pm

Reuters

Brazil Supreme Court OKs probe into allegations citing Temer
Reuters
Brazil's Supreme Court revealed in June that parts of Machado's plea bargain testimony alleges that the campaign contribution requested by Temer was made legally by engineering group Queiroz Galvao but resulted from a kickback on contracts with ...
Brazil's President Michel Temer Says Rousseff was Impeached for ...The Intercept
Brazil Supreme Court okays Michel Temer probeThe Indian Express
Safe with 'Oligarchs and Imperialists' in US, Brazil's New President Admits Coup PlotCommon Dreams (press release)
Sputnik International -teleSUR English -Financial Times
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Brazil's CPFL says Previ fund to sell stake to State Grid - Reuters

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 12:42pm

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Brazil's CPFL says Previ fund to sell stake to State Grid
Reuters
SAO PAULO, Sept 23 Brazilian power company CPFL Energia SA said on Monday that pension fund Previ will exercise its right to sell its holding in the company to China's State Grid, which has already bought a controlling stake in CPFL. According to a ...
China's State Grid concludes $1.8bn investment in Brazil's CPFLRecharge (subscription)

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UN report highlights the challenges Indigenous People in Brazil face to protect their land - Greenpeace International (blog)

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:45am

Greenpeace International (blog)

UN report highlights the challenges Indigenous People in Brazil face to protect their land
Greenpeace International (blog)
Indigenous Peoples in Brazil also face years of red tape and bureaucracy to get their lands officially recognised and protected, giving industry plenty of time to move in and damage their territory. Many Indigenous communities – like the Guarani-Kaiowa ...

Coca-Cola Femsa to Buy Brazilian Coke Bottler Vonpar - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:22am

Wall Street Journal

Coca-Cola Femsa to Buy Brazilian Coke Bottler Vonpar
Wall Street Journal
Coca-Cola Femsa, the world's largest public bottler of Coca-Cola products by volume, said its Brazilian unit Spal Industria Brasileira de Bebidas SA will pay around 3.5 billion Brazilian reals (US$1.08 billion) for Vonpar. It will use a mix of cash ...
Coke Brazil Purchase 'Unexpected,' Market CheersBarron's (blog)
Coca-Cola Femsa Buys Vonpar in $1.09 Billion Wager on BrazilBloomberg
Mexico's Coke Femsa says to buy Brazil's Vonpar in $1.1 billion dealReuters
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Brazil economy sheds 33953 jobs in August - Labor Ministry - Reuters

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 9:09am

Brazil economy sheds 33953 jobs in August - Labor Ministry
Reuters
The number of job cuts decreased from July, when Brazilian companies shed 94,724 payroll jobs and also eased from August 2015, when the economy lost 86,543 jobs. Brazil's economy is expected to shrink more than 3 percent for a second straight year in ...

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Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO - Reuters

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 8:38am

Brazil pharmacy Raia Drogasil focused on new stores not M&A: CEO
Reuters
CVS Health Corp entered Brazil with an acquisition in 2013 and two sources told Reuters this month that rival Brasil Pharma SA is close to selling two units. But Raia Drogasil Chief Executive Marcilio Pousada said his company will play no part. "Our ...

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Bain Capital's Intermédica to buy operations of Brazil's Unimed ABC - Reuters

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 7:07am

Bain Capital's Intermédica to buy operations of Brazil's Unimed ABC
Reuters
Unimed ABC, which is based in the metropolitan area of Sao Paulo, is one of 350 regional cooperatives that make up the Unimed Brasil network, the largest healthcare provider in Brazil, with 19 million customers nationwide. Bain Capital paid 2 billion ...

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Barry Larkin has ambitious plans to grow baseball in Brazil - ESPN

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 6:20am

Haaretz

Barry Larkin has ambitious plans to grow baseball in Brazil
ESPN
NEW YORK -- Barry Larkin doesn't have any delusions of baseball supplanting soccer as the king of sports in Brazil. But the Hall of Fame shortstop, who serves as manager for Brazil in baseball's version of the World Cup, is deeply ambitious about the ...
Israel Beats Brazil, Advances to Final of World Baseball Classic QualifierHaaretz
Israel Blanks Brazil Behind Cardinals' BakerBaseball America
Brazil vs IsraelAnaheim Angels
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Brazil Donation Ban May Aid Mafia, Priests in City Elections - Bloomberg

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 5:04am

Bloomberg

Brazil Donation Ban May Aid Mafia, Priests in City Elections
Bloomberg
Brazil's attempt to stop corporations from dominating politics in the wake of a massive corruption scandal may be backfiring and inadvertently benefiting organized crime, priests and celebrities in next month's nationwide municipal elections. The ...

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Brazil's Stocks Fall as Fed Concern and Commodities Drop Collide - Bloomberg

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 4:29am

Brazil's Stocks Fall as Fed Concern and Commodities Drop Collide
Bloomberg
"The rate increase in the U.S. would be a blow for Brazilian stocks. The uncertainties regarding commodity prices make investors more cautious too." The Ibovespa fell 0.5 percent to 58,697 at the close of trading in Sao Paulo, trimming its weekly ...

Brazil Inflation Surprise Has Traders Boosting Rate-Cut Bets - Bloomberg

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 3:53am

Brazil Inflation Surprise Has Traders Boosting Rate-Cut Bets
Bloomberg
Brazil, which has the highest interest rate among G-20 nations, finally is getting traction in its fight to contain inflation in Latin America's largest economy. The slowdown paves the way for Goldfajn, who was appointed in May, to begin reducing ...

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Brazil's President Michel Temer Says Rousseff was Impeached for Refusing His Economic Agenda - The Intercept

Fri, 09/23/2016 - 1:52am

The Intercept

Brazil's President Michel Temer Says Rousseff was Impeached for Refusing His Economic Agenda
The Intercept
Brazilian President Michel Temer let an open secret become explicitly clear during a speech to business and foreign policy leaders yesterday in New York. The country's elected and now-removed President, Dilma Rousseff, was impeached because of her ...
Safe with 'Oligarchs and Imperialists' in US, Brazil's New President Admits Coup PlotCommon Dreams (press release)
It will take more than an election to fix Brazil's flawsFinancial Times
Anti-Coup Protests Erupt Again in BrazilteleSUR English
Whitehouse.gov (press release) -Folha de S.Paulo -VICE
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