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  • Brazil inflation seen above target in 2015: poll

    Brazil's consumer inflation is seen exceeding an official target in 2015 even as the economy is expected to grow less than previously forecast, a weekly central bank survey showed on Monday. The poll underscores an increasingly challenging economic...
  • Brazilians face higher gas prices, more austerity moves after election

    Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President Dilma Rousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her...
  • Brazil's Rousseff stands by Petrobras CEO, says pessimism overblown

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff said on Monday she has no plans to replace the chief executive officer of state-run oil firm Petrobras, saying there was no evidence that senior management was involved in a graft scandal at the company. Speaking at a...
  • Scandals leave cloud over memorable 2014

    A year which was supposed to showcase the virtues of modern sport was instead smeared by a series of scandals that exposed the ugly underbelly of the games people love. On the fields of play, the action in 2014 was at times breathtaking. A German team,...
  • Easing rules with Cuba may produce bonanza for US business

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration's move Wednesday toward normalized relations with Cuba after five decades of strife may set events in motion that will change business fortunes across the Florida Straits, the Caribbean and the Americas. The United...
  • Rousseff mulls Barbosa, Mercadante for Petrobras chairman: source

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is considering Aloizio Mercadante, her chief of staff, or incoming Planning Minister Nelson Barbosa for the position of chairman of state-controlled oil producer PetrĂ³leo Brasileiro SA's board, a source with knowledge of...
  • Sporting events leave favela residents terrified

    RIO DE JANEIRO On a recent visit to the future site of Olympic Park, President Dilma Rousseff promised the 2016 Summer Games in Rio would be "the Olympics of all Olympics," echoing a refrain she used during the chaotic lead-up to the World Cup. The...
  • Thrill of U.S. waterfowl lures South American hunters

    It didn't take long for Valentino Reichert to realize he was in a new world when he stepped into a duck blind on Smithville Lake, Mo. Oh, he had hunted ducks before. But that was in South America, not in the United States. He wasn't accustomed to the...
  • Cut the travel, feed the masses

    Cut the travel, feed the masses
    President Barack Obama stayed only one night in Australia for the G-20 summit, but the presidential delegation required more 4,000 rooms costing about $1,732,000. Rooms at three different hotels were reserved for the U.S. delegation. Vice President...
  • Brazil Congress approves lower fiscal goal in 2015 budget

    Brazil's Congress on Wednesday approved federal budget guidelines that set a much lower savings goal for next year, in line with President Dilma Rousseff's efforts to regain fiscal credibility with more attainable targets. The new 2015 guidelines,...
  • Brazil's inflation seen stable, within target in mid-December

    Less upward pressure from food and transport prices likely kept Brazil's inflation rate below the official target in mid-December, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday. Consumer prices advanced 6.42 percent in the 12 months through mid-December , unchanged...