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  • Obama, Rousseff try to put spy scandal behind them

    President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will aim to show they have smoothed over tensions sparked by a spying scandal, as they open two days of talks at the White House Monday. The meetings come nearly two years after Rousseff...
  • Obama brings Rousseff to King memorial to begin Washington visit

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama welcomed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to the White House on Monday for a delayed visit, then promptly took her out to see the sights. Obama brought Rousseff to the memorial honoring civil rights leader Martin...
  • Biggest success of upcoming visit by Brazil's Rousseff is it's happening

    RIO DE JANEIRO Two of the world's four largest democracies look to close a chapter of hard feelings on Sunday when Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrives in the United States for a three-day visit, capped by a bilateral meeting Tuesday with Barack...
  • Brazil's finance minister suffers pulmonary embolism

    Brazil's Finance Ministry says Minister Joaquim Levy suffered a pulmonary embolism Friday night but was recovering and was expected to fly New York to accompany President Dilma Rousseff on her official visit to the United States. Levy's press office said...
  • United buys stake in Brazilian airline

    United buys stake in Brazilian airline
    United Airlines on Friday said it bought a 5 percent stake in Brazil's third-largest airline for $100 million as a "strategic investment." The stake in Azul Brazilian Airlines gives United another foothold in South America, paving the way for the...
  • Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald

    Federal judge halts release of massive Brazilian emerald
    The more than six-year legal battle over the Bahia Emerald seemed to have reached a conclusion last month, when a Los Angeles Superior Court judge finally determined the owners of the prized gem. The 180,000-carat, 751.77-pound behemoth of a gem,...
  • Brazil: Photography tour in search of the elusive jaguar

    Brazil: Photography tour in search of the elusive jaguar
    Ciclismo Classico is offering a new wildlife photography tour of Brazil’s Pantanal Wilderness, which includes sections of the Amazon rainforest and the Brazilian savanna. The nine-day tour offers participants up-close opportunities to photograph...
  • Brazil's unemployment rates rises

    Brazil's government says unemployment continues rising in Latin America's largest country. The country's IBGE statistics bureau said Thursday that the jobless rate in May was 6.7 percent, against 6.4 percent in April and 4.9 percent in May of last year....
  • Orlando International gets expanded air service to Brazil, Peru

    Orlando International gets expanded air service to Brazil, Peru
    Orlando International Airport is getting new, expanded air service to Brazil and Peru. TAM Airlines started new service to Brasilia International Airport today. TAM currently has 14 weekly flights between Orlando and Sao Paulo. Additionally, LAN...
  • Brazil prosecutors seek US help in Petrobras graft probe

    Brazil's prosecutors investigating a big kickback scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras said Monday that they are asking U.S. authorities for help in building their case. The federal prosecutor's office said in an emailed statement that it was...
  • Leading Brazil construction firm heads arrested in 'Car Wash' corruption inquiry

    Leading Brazil construction firm heads arrested in 'Car Wash' corruption inquiry
    Police arrested the heads of Brazil's two largest construction companies Friday, as an investigation into a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme involving state-controlled oil company Petrobras, which has rocked the government and economy since last...