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ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil, the world's second-largest producer of iron ore, unveiled a long-awaited bill to reform the country's 46-year-old mining code on Tuesday, proposing royalties of up to 4 percent, double the current rate. Murilo Ferreira,...
dpaBRASILIA Brazil beat Japan, 3-0, on Saturday in the opening match of the Confederations Cup in Brasilia, which witnessed a reconciliation between budding superstar Neymar and Brazilian fans. Man-of-the-match Neymar scored a beautiful goal just three...
A convicted sex offender was back in a Broward jail Friday after 12 years on the run and a two-year extradition process with Brazil, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Kenneth Andrew Craig, 44, who landed on an international Most Wanted Sex...
ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Friday angrily dismissed the growing chorus of media criticism of the country's lackluster economy as "terrorism," insisting that her government remains committed to fiscal discipline and...
ReutersRIO DE JANEIRO, June 11 (Reuters) - Brazil will sell rights to the giant Libra offshore oil prospect - the country's first petroleum-rights sale under new production-sharing rules - on October 22 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's petroleum agency ANP said on...
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Reuters* Sale could be largest-ever of offshore oil rights * Govt looking at range of cash, oil options for sale * Sale to be Brazil's 1st under production-sharing model By Rodrigo Viga Gaier RIO DE JANEIRO, June 10 (Reuters) - Brazil will ask investors to...
RIO DE JANEIRO — Instead of playing in the dirty streets after school, one hot afternoon kids in a local favela, or slum¸ are led into a giant space with bright, high white walls. Assistants lead them around, nudging them to engage with original...
McClatchy Washington BureauWASHINGTON Revelations of U.S. government surveillance programs threatened to complicate a first-time summit between President Barack Obama and new Chinese President Xi Jinping as they met Friday for two days of talks at a secluded California retreat....
ReutersLONDON, May 31 (Reuters) - A slew of countries and states have recently voted to legalize same-sex marriage, which means new gay and lesbian wedding destinations are popping up around the world. Some of the latest locales to honor gay marriage are also...
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Vice President Joe Biden praised Brazil as a rising power and extended an invitation to better relations with the U.S. during a three-day visit that ended Friday. “We’re ready for a deeper, broader relationship across...
The Miami HeraldRIO DE JANEIRO U.S. Vice President Joe Biden praised Brazil's "vibrancy and inclusive democracy" and strides made in social and economic development in a half-hour speech Wednesday in Rio de Janeiro. "You can no longer claim 'We are a developing nation.'...
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