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China's State Grid buys Brazil electricity firm CPFL - Yahoo News

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Yahoo News

China's State Grid buys Brazil electricity firm CPFL
Yahoo News
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - China's State Grid has concluded a deal to buy a majority stake in Brazil's electricity giant CPFL for $4.5 billion, the companies announced Tuesday. The purchase of a 54.64 percent stake in CPFL for 14.19 billion reals will ...
Brazil power firm CPFL sees Chinese investment boosting expansionReuters
China's State Grid gains controlling stake in Brazil's CPFLChinadaily USA

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Brazil sees sharp rise in yellow fever cases - BBC News

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Foreign Policy (blog)

Brazil sees sharp rise in yellow fever cases
BBC News
Health officials in Brazil say there has been a sharp rise in the cases of yellow fever in the country. They said there had been 63 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne illness so far this year, up from seven in the whole of 2016. Most of the cases ...
Deadly Yellow Fever Outbreak in Brazil Sparks Fears of Zika-Like EpidemicForeign Policy (blog)
Brazil confirms over 60 yellow fever cases, many fatalCTV News
Yellow Fever Outbreak In Brazil - Vaccine Available for TravelersBroadway World
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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks at highest in nearly 5 years on rising commodities - Reuters

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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks at highest in nearly 5 years on rising commodities
Reuters
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Jan 24 Brazilian stocks hit a nearly five-year high on Tuesday as rising prices of commodities boosted shares of miner Vale SA and state-controlled oil company Petrobras. Shares of Vale, the world's largest iron ore ...

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No more tears: Cruzeiro's Henrique back with Brazil after long wait - Goal.com

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Goal.com

No more tears: Cruzeiro's Henrique back with Brazil after long wait
Goal.com
On Tuesday he will report for national-team duty for the first time in six years after coach Tite named the 31-year-old in the Brazil squad that will meet Colombia in a friendly match to help raise funds for the victims of the Chapecoense air disaster ...

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Brazil could simplify reserve requirement rules - newspaper - Yahoo Finance

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Brazil could simplify reserve requirement rules - newspaper
Yahoo Finance
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank could simplify its reserve requirement rules and eventually reduce them to lower the cost of credit for consumers, newspaper O Estado de S.Paulo reported on Tuesday. The bank is considering unifying its rules ...

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Cannibalistic inmates host human barbecue in Brazil jail - Daily Mail

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Daily Mail

Cannibalistic inmates host human barbecue in Brazil jail
Daily Mail
Inmates at a notorious Brazilian jail that was the scene of murderous infighting between rival drug gangs last week have boasted of having a barbecue with human flesh in this disturbing footage. The prisoners gloated as they showed off pieces of meat ...
Three unfinished tunnels found in riot-plagued prison in northern BrazilFox News
Authorities Try to Contain Prison Riot in Northeastern BrazilThe Rio Times
Brazilian experts call for change in jail sentencingArab News
Mirror.co.uk -Metro
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Brazil Searches for Its Place and Its Voice in a World of Brexit and Trump - Brazzil.com

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 7:45pm

Brazzil.com

Brazil Searches for Its Place and Its Voice in a World of Brexit and Trump
Brazzil.com
In April 2009, the richest countries in the world got together for the G20 Summit in London. After lunch, when world leaders were informally chatting, US President Barack Obama shook hands with Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, then-president of Brazil ...

Brazil youth tournament surrounded in controversy after claims of player involved in identity theft - Mirror.co.uk

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 1:01pm

Mirror.co.uk

Brazil youth tournament surrounded in controversy after claims of player involved in identity theft
Mirror.co.uk
Brazil 's biggest youth tournament was plunged into controversy over the weekend when a player was accused of stealing the identity of a jailed teenager. Brendon Matheus, a centre-back for Paulista in the 'Copinha' under-20 tournament, is to be ...

Facing 'doomsday' scenario, scientists consider fleeing Brazil - Science Magazine

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 11:14am

Science Magazine

Facing 'doomsday' scenario, scientists consider fleeing Brazil
Science Magazine
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL—Two years ago, Fernanda De Felice was at the top of her game. The biochemist at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was developing a nonhuman primate model for Alzheimer's disease and ...

Brazil government rules out changes to pension reform plan - Pensions & Investments

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 10:05am

Pensions & Investments

Brazil government rules out changes to pension reform plan
Pensions & Investments
Brazil's government has ruled out significant changes to its pension reform plan as the market has already priced in its approval in its current form, according to President Michel Temer's top aide. Expressing confidence that Congress would pass the ...

The Brazilian Debt Hangover - Seeking Alpha

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 9:43am

Seeking Alpha

The Brazilian Debt Hangover
Seeking Alpha
The Brazilian economy has gone through a full credit cycle, and it is currently on its downward phase. However, this is no macro-financial-cycle business as usual given its fiscal nature from 2011 onwards. The private sector indebtedness went above ...

A Key Judge in Brazil's Graft Scandal Just Died in a Plane Crash. Few Think It's an Accident. - TIME

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 7:21am

TIME

A Key Judge in Brazil's Graft Scandal Just Died in a Plane Crash. Few Think It's an Accident.
TIME
In the past two years, Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki authorized the investigation of 47 politicians accused of corruption; he sanctioned the first arrest of a sitting congressman since Brazil's dictatorship; and he suspended the ...
Brazil just gets more interesting every weekAmerican Thinker (blog)
A Convenient Crash? Death of a Judge in Brazil May Kill 'Operation Car Wash'The Wire
Analysis: Death of Brazil judge to delay political corruption probeThe Peninsula Qatar

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Brazil's Massive Oil Upside Explained In One Chart | OilPrice.com - OilPrice.com

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 6:39am

Brazil's Massive Oil Upside Explained In One Chart | OilPrice.com
OilPrice.com
As multi-billion barrel discoveries become rarer, Brazil is quickly regaining interest among the oil majors thanks to its recent pre-salt and subsalt oil discoveries.

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Brazil: Crisis and Societal Fascism - teleSUR English

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 6:20am

teleSUR English

Brazil: Crisis and Societal Fascism
teleSUR English
Today in Brazil there are several manifestations of societal fascism. But Brazilian societal fascism, unlike of what some intellectuals think, is a phenomenon with roots in the national history. In this way, we can remember the case of Galdino Jesus, a ...

Brazil's prisons on edge - Reuters

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 5:48am

Reuters

Brazil's prisons on edge
Reuters
Inmates are pictured during an uprising at Alcacuz prison in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte state. REUTERS/Nacho Doce. Reuters / Monday, January 23, 2017. Inmates are pictured during an uprising at Alcacuz prison in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte state.

Uber invests R$200m in tech support center in Brazil - ZDNet

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 3:05am

Uber invests R$200m in tech support center in Brazil
ZDNet
Transportation services company Uber has announced a multimillion-dollar investment in the launch of a new facility that will provide technical support to its customers and drivers in Brazil. A R$200m ($63m) boost to the Brazilian business will drive ...

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Brazil investigating dozens of suspected yellow fever cases - Fox News

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 2:45am

Fox News

Brazil investigating dozens of suspected yellow fever cases
Fox News
And it says hundreds of thousands of other doses will be sent there and to nearby Espirito Santo this week. Last year, Brazil registered just seven confirmed yellow fever cases. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the disease can ...

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Brazil Government Rules Out Changes to Pension Reform Plan - Bloomberg

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:29pm

Bloomberg

Brazil Government Rules Out Changes to Pension Reform Plan
Bloomberg
Pension reform is an essential part of Temer's plans to restore Brazil's battered public finances. The country spends over 8 percent of gross domestic product on pension benefits, a number that the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development ...

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GTA 6 has hit the shelves early in Brazil. For the PS2 - VG247

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:11pm

VG247

GTA 6 has hit the shelves early in Brazil. For the PS2
VG247
GTA 6 has been spotted in Brazil for the PS2 and apparently it stars Summer Glau as a Terminator. The photo was shared on Reddit and is almost certainly GTA: San Andreas with some weird and wonderful mods, like these GTA bootlegs from Indonesia.
GTA 6 release date: Shock early release! (But only in Brazil, for PS2…)Metro
'GTA 6' Release Date: Rockstar Games' rumored title launches in Brazil... sort ofMic

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