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  • Sutil casts doubt on Sauber's future

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Unhappy German driver Adrian Sutil cast doubt on Sauber's Formula One future on Thursday, a day after the Swiss team threw his career into question by announcing a new lineup for 2015. "There are certain things to talk about,...
  • Brazil still struggling to reach its full potential

    Brazil still struggling   to reach its full potential
    After a dirty, divisive and at times surprising campaign, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president won what some call a closely contested election — although she bested her opponent by 3.5 million votes. For Rousseff, it will be her second...
  • Brazil's Rousseff says to tackle inflation, cut spending: papers

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Newly re-elected Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said her government will step up the fight against high inflation and strengthen public accounts with budget cuts, local media reported on Thursday. In an interview with Brazil'...
  • Brazil Senate votes to cut state, civic debt, easing budget rigor

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian Senate approved a bill on Wednesday that lowers the debt burden of states and municipalities, opening the way for regional governments to spend more at a time of growing concern about the country's fiscal health. The...
  • Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola

    Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola
    Brazilian authorities on Tuesday cleared and released a patient from Guinea who was suspected of carrying the deadly Ebola virus. It was the first suspected case of Ebola in Brazil, and the 47-year-old man, who entered the country Sept. 19, has been...
  • Brazil's BNDES in spotlight as Rousseff faces fiscal pressure

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - For decades, Brazilian companies large and small have been hooked on cheap credit from state development bank BNDES. That reliance weakens public finances and squeezes private banks out of credit markets. Critics say that instead...
  • Factbox: Brazil's BNDES is top source of loans for companies

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's state development bank BNDES has become a major player in government efforts to reignite investment and spur growth in Latin America's largest economy. But after budget spending rose significantly over the past four years,...
  • EU asks for WTO panel in tax dispute with Brazil

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union said it had asked the World Trade Organization on Friday to set up a panel to rule on a dispute with Brazil over taxes on automobiles, information technologies and other sectors. According to the EU, Brazil applies...
  • MLS notebook: Orlando City might face Flamengo, São Paulo in preseason

    MLS notebook: Orlando City might face Flamengo, São Paulo in preseason
    Orlando City will start its preseason in Brazil, that much is known. Owner Flávio Augusto da Silva revealed the preseason plans on his Facebook page and wrote that the club will face three Brazilian sides during the South American tour. Now, reports out...
  • Gullane Brothers Ride Brazil's Support to Commercial, Arthouse Success

    Brazil's entertainment industry is the envy of Latin America: It boasts eight years of box office growth, local movies that grabbed an 18.6% market share last year and strong government financial support. So it makes sense that Sao Paulo-based brothers...
  • Rio 2016 says it will offset 3.6 million tonnes of emissions at Games

    (Reuters) - The Rio 2016 local organising committee set a target on Thursday to offset the total amount of greenhouse gases estimated to be produced by the world's largest multi-sport event. The Olympic Games are expected to generate 3.6 million tonnes...