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World Cup success fuels hope for more tourists - MiamiHerald.com

6 hours 41 min ago

World Cup success fuels hope for more tourists
MiamiHerald.com
During the World Cup, more than 1 million international visitors flocked to Brazil — far exceeding pre-tournament expectations. That wasn't the only thing topsy-turvy about the world's biggest sporting event. The Brazilian soccer team was a pre-Cup ...

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Brazil's presidential campaign - The Economist

6 hours 48 min ago

Reuters UK

Brazil's presidential campaign
The Economist
IN HIS presidential bid Eduardo Campos, the former governor of Pernambuco, set out to break the mould of Brazilian politics, polarised between the ruling left-wing Workers' Party (PT) of President Dilma Rousseff and the centre-right Party of Brazilian ...
Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil's reshaped electionReuters UK
Marina Silva: The Amazonian candidate who would be Brazil's next presidentThe Independent
Brazil Socialist Party campaign manager quits after Silva named candidateReuters
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Brazil aims to raise at least $5.36 bn in 4G wireless auction - Fox News Latino

10 hours 8 min ago

La prensa

Brazil aims to raise at least $5.36 bn in 4G wireless auction
Fox News Latino
Brazil's government expects to raise at least 11.8 billion reais ($5.36 billion) in a Sept. 30 auction of six fourth-generation (4G) wireless licenses. The Anatel telecommunications regulator published the auction terms Thursday in the official gazette ...
Brazil announces terms for 4G auction as fiscal goal eyedReuters
Brazil's Anatel Will Hold Airwaves Auction on Sept. 30Wall Street Journal
Brazil allows part of $3 billion payment to be delayed on 4G data bidsYahoo!7 News
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Brazil's Private Sector Job Creation Slows in July - Wall Street Journal

10 hours 30 min ago

Brazil's Private Sector Job Creation Slows in July
Wall Street Journal
BRASILIA—Brazil's private-sector employers created fewer jobs in July than the month before, confirming a long-declining trend in employment, the government said Thursday. Brazil's Labor Ministry said a net 11,796 job openings were registered in July, ...
Brazil in July Created Fewest Jobs in 15 Years as Economy SlowsBloomberg

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A New Entry Is Shaking Up Brazil's Vote - New York Times

12 hours 12 sec ago

New York Times

A New Entry Is Shaking Up Brazil's Vote
New York Times
After the plane crash last week that killed Eduardo Campos, the scion of a powerful political clan in northeast Brazil, Ms. Silva was chosen on Wednesday to take his place as the candidate of the Brazilian Socialist Party, challenging the ambitions of ...
Brazil Eager for Silva's Economic VisionWall Street Journal
Exclusive: Brazil's Silva would get opposition's support in election runoffReuters
The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next PresidentTIME
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'Sultans of the Net' show champ Brazil no mercy at Worlds opener - Today's Zaman

15 hours 15 min ago

Today's Zaman

'Sultans of the Net' show champ Brazil no mercy at Worlds opener
Today's Zaman
Sonsırma kept Turkey alive as Brazil opened up a 6-3 lead early in the second set on the back of some good play by Fernanda Rodrigues and a thumping spike by Jaqueline Carvalho. But the Turks turned things around as Brazil struggled to find their best ...

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Brazil Pollution: CO2 Emissions From Energy Have Doubled As Drought Puts ... - International Business Times

16 hours 18 min ago

International Business Times

Brazil Pollution: CO2 Emissions From Energy Have Doubled As Drought Puts ...
International Business Times
Brazil's power sector has doubled its global warming emissions in the past two years, a new analysis found. The uptick threatens to offset some of the country's gains in slowing deforestation – an effort that climate groups say has led to dramatic cuts ...

Marina Silva secures Socialist party nomination for Brazil presidency - The Guardian

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:35pm

The Guardian

Marina Silva secures Socialist party nomination for Brazil presidency
The Guardian
The mixed-race daughter of a poor, illiterate family of Amazonian rubber tappers has been chosen as a Brazilian presidential candidate. Marina Silva, a conservationist and former environment minister, met with members of the Brazilian Socialist party ...

Brazil Expands Labor Rights for Domestic Workers - ABC News

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 6:03pm

Brazil Expands Labor Rights for Domestic Workers
ABC News
Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she'd fall, exhausted, into bed. More than two decades later, Brazil has passed ...

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Running mate replaces Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash - CNN

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 5:10pm

CNN

Running mate replaces Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash
CNN
Sao Paulo, Brazil (CNN) -- A week after the death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane accident, his running mate Marina Silva announced she would replace him on the ticket, setting the stage for a tighter race. The ...

Brazil's Silva launches bid, threatens Rousseff re-election - Reuters Africa

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:37pm

Brazil's Silva launches bid, threatens Rousseff re-election
Reuters Africa
By Anthony Boadle. BRASILIA (Reuters) - Environmentalist Marina Silva officially launched a bid for president on Wednesday, upending Brazil's October elections and threatening the ruling Workers' Party's 12-year hold on power. Silva, until now a ...

Brazil Socialists name Silva as new candidate - Charlotte Observer

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:21pm

Brazil Socialists name Silva as new candidate
Charlotte Observer
Brazilian Socialist Party (PSB) presidential candidate Marina Silva, right, embraces her running mate Beto Albuquerque, during the launch of their candidacy for the presidential elections at the headquarters of the Brazilian Socialist Party in Brasilia ...

Brazil: Housewife for president! - FT.com (registration) (blog)

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 3:15pm

FT.com (registration) (blog)

Brazil: Housewife for president!
FT.com (registration) (blog)
Under Brazil's military dictatorship she was held in prison for three years, where she was beaten, tortured with electric shocks and hung upside down for long periods of time. After rebuilding her life, she was elected the first female president in ...

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Brazil's Central Bank Takes Action As Economic Outlook Worsens - Forbes

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:23pm

Forbes

Brazil's Central Bank Takes Action As Economic Outlook Worsens
Forbes
Brazil's Central Bank injected another $12 billion into the economy on Wednesday following analyst projections that this year's GDP will print at just 0.79%. This is the second time the Central Bank has provided some form of stimulus to lenders. In ...
Brazil Announces New Measures To Improve Credit TransactionsWall Street Journal
Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economyFinancial Times
Brazil's Swap Rates Advance as Central Bank Eases Credit RulesBloomberg
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Brazil's Silva launches bid, threatens Rousseff re-election - Reuters

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 2:14pm

Reuters

Brazil's Silva launches bid, threatens Rousseff re-election
Reuters
Silva pledged to build a more prosperous Brazil and slammed the performance of incumbent President Dilma Rousseff, who has overseen four years of lackluster growth and high inflation in a previously booming economy. "We know that our country needs ...

Exclusive: Brazil's Silva would get opposition's support in election runoff - Reuters

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:02pm

Reuters

Exclusive: Brazil's Silva would get opposition's support in election runoff
Reuters
But if he doesn't, the party would throw its considerable organizational structure and popular support behind Silva in an effort to oust Rousseff and revive Brazil's economy, a well-placed party official said. "Brazil needs a change, a renewal. It ...
A Newcomer Is Shaking Up Brazil's VoteNew York Times
The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next PresidentTIME
Marina Silva secures Socialist party nomination for Brazil presidencyThe Guardian
CNN -FRANCE 24
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Brazil Eager for Silva's Economic Vision - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:53am

Brazil Eager for Silva's Economic Vision
Wall Street Journal
SÃO PAULO—Brazil's Socialist Party confirmed its support for Marina Silva as its nominee for president, ratcheting up pressure on the presumptive candidate to lay out a vision for steering the world's 7th-largest economy. Ms. Silva, a former Green ...

The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next President - TIME

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 11:04am

Reuters

The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next President
TIME
Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a Mass for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 19, 2014. Eraldo Peres—AP ...
Exclusive: Brazil's Silva would get opposition's support in election runoffReuters
Brazil Eager for Silva's Economic VisionWall Street Journal
Marina Silva's unlikely climb in Brazil's presidential raceThe Globe and Mail
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Brazil Announces New Measures To Improve Credit Transactions - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:01am

The Straits Times

Brazil Announces New Measures To Improve Credit Transactions
Wall Street Journal
BRASILIA-—The Brazilian government on Wednesday announced measures aimed at increasing bank lending, including granting banks permission to issue home-equity loans. The measures also include reducing documentation for mortgages and ...
Brazil's Swap Rates Advance as Central Bank Eases Credit RulesBloomberg
Brazil injects extra $4.5bn into economyFinancial Times
WRAPUP 1-Brazil boosts credit as economy nears recessionReuters
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UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates - Reuters

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 4:32am

BBC News

UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates
Reuters
Brazil's economy is expected to grow 0.79 percent this year, according to a central bank survey released Monday, which would be the lowest rate of annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth since 2001. The central bank has raised interest rates as well ...
Brazil's Swap Rates Advance as Central Bank Eases Credit RulesBloomberg
Brazil Eases Reserves to Fuel Lending, EconomyNASDAQ
Brazil Cen Bank Eases Reserve Requirements, Releases R$10 BlnMNI News
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