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  • Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub

     Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub
    Chicago and Brazil, onetime rivals for the 2016 Olympics, are competing on a different field now: Both are striving to establish internationally recognized tech startup hubs. In this pursuit, however, the locales see potential economic benefit in cross-...
  • Exclusive: Volkswagen spied on Lula, other Brazilian workers in 1980s

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG spied on Brazilian union activists in the 1980s and passed sensitive information about wage demands and other private discussions to the country's military dictatorship, according to newly uncovered documents seen by...
  • Rooney named England captain and fulfils 'dream'

    LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named the new captain of England on Thursday. Rooney, who succeeds Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, will lead his country in a friendly against Norway on Sept. 3 and their opening Euro 2016...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales

    Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil extended tax breaks on computer and smartphone sales until the end of 2018, foregoing about 7.9 billion reais (2.1 billion pounds) in tax revenues next year, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The policy of keeping the so-...
  • Brazil telecom battle heats up as Oi tries to buy, split TIM

    RIO DE JANEIRO/PARIS (Reuters) - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA unveiled plans on Wednesday to take over Telecom Italia's local mobile unit, in a move sources said was aimed at breaking up the country's second-biggest wireless carrier and upstaging merger bids by...
  • Factbox: Brazil presidential candidates' policy proposals

    With Brazil on the brink of a recession, President Dilma Rousseff's two main challengers in the October election are promising a return to orthodox economic policies and greater transparency to restore business confidence and investment. Following are...
  • Brazil vs. Colombia tickets selling fast

    Ticket sales for the Brazil soccer match against Colombia, part of the Gillette Brazil Global Tour at Sun Life Stadium on Sept. 5, are selling fast. According the Miami Dolphins, ticket sales are ahead of the pace of Brazil's match against Honduras in...
  • Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil's reshaped election

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the country's October election is up for grabs....
  • Brazil's Silva winning over investors in presidential race

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Investors are warming up to a possible victory by Marina Silva in Brazil's presidential election as the popular environmentalist emerges as their best shot at avoiding four more years of a government they strongly dislike....
  • Brazil candidate Neves says hedge fund founder to be his finance minister

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Aecio Neves said on Wednesday hedge fund founder and former central bank chief Arminio Fraga would be his finance minister if he wins an Oct. 5 election. The announcement was made during an...
  • Palmeiras mark centenary amid relegation fears

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Palmeiras celebrated their centenary on Tuesday but it was a bitter-sweet occasion for one of Brazil's most successful clubs with seemingly endless turmoil off the field adding to relegation fears for a third time in 12 years. The...