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  • Petrobras cleared to start production at Buzios field

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Friday it received clearance from the oil and gas regulator ANP to start production from its Buzios field off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.
  • Petrobras hit with U.S. class action suit over $98 billion in securities

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and some of its executives were hit with a U.S. class action lawsuit by investors in $98 billion of the company's securities over an alleged kickback and bribery scheme. News of the case helped...

    Brazil's Christmas shoppers pull back in weak economy

    Brazilians cut down on Christmas spending this year as the weak economy depressed consumer confidence, data released on Friday showed. In the week of Dec. 18-24, retail sales dropped 1.7 percent from the same period a year earlier, research firm Serasa...

    Brazil's president names farmers' champion Abreu as agriculture minister

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff named Senator Katia Abreu, a high-profile politician who has vocally defended farmers from claims they cut down the rainforest, as the country's new agriculture minister on Tuesday. Abreu has presided over the powerful...

    Brazil's Rousseff picks allies for second-term cabinet

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff appointed 13 new ministers on Tuesday, choosing allied politicians in a cabinet reshuffle while trying to avoid any names that could be linked to a widening corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras....