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  • Telefonica prevails in battle for Vivendi's Brazil unit GVT

    PARIS (Reuters) - French media company Vivendi picked Telefonica for exclusive talks over the sale of its Brazilian broadband unit GVT, spurning a rival bid from Telecom Italia . Telefonica will fold GVT into its Brazilian mobile phone carrier Vivo to...
  • Spliced Lula video annoys ruling party in Brazil election

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's ruling party has asked Google Inc to pull a spliced campaign video from YouTube that gives viewers the impression its leader, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, is backing opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva. Silva, a...
  • Brazil's Mantega says opposition win could wreck economy

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's finance minister waded into the country's presidential campaign on Thursday, warning that an opposition victory in the October election could push the economy into recession and undo a decade of social gains under the...
  • 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...
  • Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger

    Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger
    Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party. About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
  • 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...
  • After World Cup trauma, Dunga's Brazil re-start against Colombia

    MIAMI (Reuters) - It will be easier said than done but Brazil attempt to put their World Cup humiliation behind them when they start life under new coach Dunga in a friendly against Colombia in Miami on Friday. Barely two months after their shocking 7-1...
  • 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 keeps interest rates steady ahead of election

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil held interest rates steady for a third straight time on Wednesday, signaling it is in no rush to help an economy that fell into recession just weeks before a heated presidential election. The central bank's monetary policy...
  • Lawyer in Women's World Cup turf case warns of 'intimidation'

    (Reuters) - Lawyers for over 40 top female players threatening to sue FIFA over the proposed use of artificial grass at the 2015 Women's World Cup are investigating reports that players are being pressured against taking legal action. Players from...
  • Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States

    Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States
    They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach. Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...