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Brazil pulp sector to seek changes to foreign ownership of land - Reuters

1 hour 48 min ago

Brazil pulp sector to seek changes to foreign ownership of land
Reuters
"According to our latest evaluation, companies have $19 billion ready to be invested in areas to plant trees," said Elizabeth de Carvalhaes, head of Ibá, the association representing the pulp and wood industry in Brazil. Brazil is home to the world's ...

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Brazil's Interim President Is a Cross Between Frank Underwood and Donald Trump - Slate Magazine

2 hours 27 min ago

Slate Magazine

Brazil's Interim President Is a Cross Between Frank Underwood and Donald Trump
Slate Magazine
On April 11—as lawmakers began to weigh impeachment charges against Brazil's first female president, Dilma Rousseff—the country's vice president sent a curious recorded message to a group of legislators. In a 15-minute “address to the nation,” Michel ...
Brazil's new opposition: Artists, musicians and filmmakersLos Angeles Times
This Confirms It was a Coup: Brazil Crisis Deepens as Evidence Mounts of Plot to Oust Dilma RousseffDemocracy Now!
How Brazil's electoral system led the country into political crisisWashington Post
New York Times -The New Yorker -Wall Street Journal
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Brazil farm workers movement promises new wave of land occupations - Thomson Reuters Foundation

3 hours 18 min ago

Thomson Reuters Foundation

Brazil farm workers movement promises new wave of land occupations
Thomson Reuters Foundation
RIO DE JANEIRO - One of Latin America's largest activist groups has promised a new wave of farm occupations in Brazil following President Dilma Rousseff's suspension to stand trial in the Senate, an official with the Landless Workers Movement (MST) said.

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In Brazil Bribery Probe, Latest Petrobras Police Raid Involves US Steel - Forbes

3 hours 22 min ago

Forbes

In Brazil Bribery Probe, Latest Petrobras Police Raid Involves US Steel
Forbes
Brazil's crime of the century keeps rounding up suspects. At this point, the biggest investment in Brazil is turning out to be in the company that makes yellow police caution tape. In the latest raid by federal police — the equivalent of the Federal ...
Brazil police probe US Steel venture, Tenaris pipe unitReuters

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With Brazil in political crisis, science and the environment are on the chopping block - Science Magazine

4 hours 9 min ago

Science Magazine

With Brazil in political crisis, science and the environment are on the chopping block
Science Magazine
In the midst of Brazil's political turmoil, pro-development forces are moving ahead on a constitutional amendment that could speed approval for dams, highways, mines, and other megaprojects. The measure has alarmed scientists, environmentalists, and ...

Secret Recording in Brazil Puts Senate Leader on Defensive - ABC News

4 hours 29 min ago

ABC News

Secret Recording in Brazil Puts Senate Leader on Defensive
ABC News
Renan Calheiros, during meeting to deliver to Congress the revision project of the government's fiscal target, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 23, 2016. Brazil's interim government is under fire after a recording emerged of the planning minister ...

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Brazil & Argentina “Open” to Aiding Mediation in Venezuela - Venezuelanalysis.com

5 hours 47 min ago

Venezuelanalysis.com

Brazil & Argentina “Open” to Aiding Mediation in Venezuela
Venezuelanalysis.com
Caracas, May 24th 2016 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Argentina's rightwing Mauricio Macri government and the acting Michel Temer administration of Brazil have agreed to join forces to mediate in Venezuela's unfolding economic and political crisis, according ...
Brazil's new top diplomat shifts focus from ideology to tradeReuters
Argentina and Brazil Agree to Mediate in Venezuela CrisisABC News
Protesters demonstrate against Brazil gov't in ArgentinaAnadolu Agency
Fox News Latino -teleSUR English
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In-form Jonas ready to lead the line for Brazil at Copa America - Goal.com

6 hours 7 min ago

Goal.com

In-form Jonas ready to lead the line for Brazil at Copa America
Goal.com
Jonas wasn't expecting to be lining up for Brazil at the Copa America Centenario next month. Despite a sensational season in which the 32-year-old hit a league goal for every year he's been on this earth to inspire his side to a third consecutive ...
Brazilian national team training at StubHub Center ahead of Copa America Centenario | INSIDERLA Galaxy
Lucas Lima gets Brazil No.10 shirt for Copa AmericaBusiness Standard

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WhatsApp ban ignites Brazil censorship fears - Financial Times

8 hours 39 min ago

Financial Times

WhatsApp ban ignites Brazil censorship fears
Financial Times
Moments before a temporary WhatsApp ban came into force across Brazil this month, panic gripped Latin America's biggest country. Families hurriedly called their loved ones, businesses made last-minute arrangements with suppliers, and doctors raced to ...

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Tech in Brazil is booming despite the country's political troubles - TechCrunch

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:01pm

TechCrunch

Tech in Brazil is booming despite the country's political troubles
TechCrunch
However, unfazed by the high-profile failures of many foreign-backed startups, technology in Brazil continued its forward march. While Brazil's overall GDP fell 4 percent in 2015, the tech industry has been largely immune to the slowdown, growing 20 ...

Beef King Explains Why JBS Leaving Brazil Is a Really Smart Move - AgWeb

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:33pm

AgWeb

Beef King Explains Why JBS Leaving Brazil Is a Really Smart Move
AgWeb
For JBS SA, the Brazilian meatpacker that transformed itself into the world's biggest producer of beef and chicken, location is everything. So says Chief Executive Officer Wesley Batista, who's hoping a change of address will be the key to unlocking ...

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Brazil's new opposition: Artists, musicians and filmmakers - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 12:46pm

Los Angeles Times

Brazil's new opposition: Artists, musicians and filmmakers
Los Angeles Times
As performer after performer appeared on the outdoor stages, the Virada Cultural festival in Sao Paulo quickly turned into a massive protest against Brazil's new acting president, Michel Temer, and the conservative government he installed following the ...
Michel Temer Aims to Restore Confidence in Brazil's EconomyNew York Times
Brazil's Horrible YearThe New Yorker
Government crisis in Brazil urgently seeking saviorDeutsche Welle
ABC News -Financial Times -Forbes
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Brazil's Giant Corruption Probe Ensnares U.S. Steel Venture - Bloomberg

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 11:15am

Bloomberg

Brazil's Giant Corruption Probe Ensnares U.S. Steel Venture
Bloomberg
Ripples from Brazil's giant graft probe are reaching Pittsburgh, where U.S. Steel Corp. is looking into accusations that one of its local ventures paid bribes. Police and prosecutors are investigating pipe supplier Apolo Tubulars SA, owned 50 percent ...

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Wealth Fund Remnant From Brazil Boom Days Is Set for Demise - Bloomberg

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:54am

Bloomberg

Wealth Fund Remnant From Brazil Boom Days Is Set for Demise
Bloomberg
Acting President Michel Temer said Tuesday that the government plans to withdraw about 2 billion reais ($560 million) in assets and use the proceeds to finance a ballooning budget deficit as his economic team tries to end Brazil's worst recession in a ...

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Atilio Boron: Gang of Bandits Takes Brazil Presidency by Storm - teleSUR English

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 10:24am

teleSUR English

Atilio Boron: Gang of Bandits Takes Brazil Presidency by Storm
teleSUR English
A gang of bandits has taken the Presidency of Brazil by storm. Three main actors make up this gang: First, a majority of Parliamentarians (of whom two thirds are accused of corruption), most of whom earned their seat thanks to an absurd electoral law ...

Brazil police probe US Steel venture, Tenaris pipe unit - Reuters

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 9:02am

Reuters

Brazil police probe US Steel venture, Tenaris pipe unit
Reuters
Police and prosecutors allege that Apolo Tubulars, which is 50 percent owned by United States Steel, and Luxembourg-based Tenaris SA's Brazilian unit Confab were involved in a bribery scheme to win work from Petrobras, as the oil company is known.
Brazil Records First Current Account Surplus Since 2009Bloomberg

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Neymar's absence means it's time for Douglas Costa to shine for Brazil - FOXSports.com

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:38am

FOXSports.com

Neymar's absence means it's time for Douglas Costa to shine for Brazil
FOXSports.com
The last time Brazil touched down on American shores for a major tournament, they left California with the 1994 World Cup trophy. Douglas Costa was just three years old then, but this summer, the Bayern Munich midfielder has the chance to lead Brazil ...

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8 S&P Companies Tethered To Brazil Deficit - Barron's (blog)

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 7:28am

Barron's (blog)

8 S&P Companies Tethered To Brazil Deficit
Barron's (blog)
Only about one percent of Standard & Poor's 500 Index revenue is generated in troubled Brazil, and they have outperformed the index of late. You read that right. Investors bid up Brazil-tied shares — and shares of Brazilian companies – in anticipation ...

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Brazil's Interim President Seeks Measures to Put Economy Back on Track - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 5:03am

Wall Street Journal

Brazil's Interim President Seeks Measures to Put Economy Back on Track
Wall Street Journal
BRASÍLIA—Brazil's interim president Michel Temer unveiled a raft of economic measures designed to shore up precarious finances and promote faster growth and professionalism at the nation's state firms such as the troubled oil giant Petróleo Brasileiro ...
Belt-Tightening in Brazil Aimed at Fighting Economic CrisisABC News
Brazil's Interim Government Desperate To Defuse Debt BombForbes
Government crisis in Brazil urgently seeking saviorDeutsche Welle
Financial Times -Voice of America (blog) -The Intercept
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This is what Brazil needs to get back on track, expert says - CNBC

Tue, 05/24/2016 - 4:52am

CNBC

This is what Brazil needs to get back on track, expert says
CNBC
Brazil can still turn things around despite its recent political and economic downturn, but it won't be easy, Marcos Troyjo, associate professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, said Tuesday. "Brazil has to be better engaged ...