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  • Brazil watchdog investigating Petrobras staff over graft: sources

    Brazil's securities industry watchdog opened eight investigations into executives at state-controlled oil producer PetrĂ³leo Brasileiro SA related to a vast graft and money-laundering scheme inside the company, three sources with direct knowledge of the...
  • Only emerging market reformers will keep investors as tide turns

    Emerging markets' popularity with investors is ebbing as a strong dollar lures money away and commodity prices fall, but some governments promising tough economic reforms may stem the flow of capital leaving. India and Indonesia currently look the most...
  • A glum Christmas for Brazil retailers - and little cheer ahead

    Brazilian retailers are expecting their worst Christmas season in a decade and signs are pointing to an unhappy New Year ahead. Shoppers are cautious and retail unions are ready for layoffs, adding to headaches for recently re-elected President Dilma...
  • Brazil confronts past in report about crimes of dictatorship

    Brazil's National Truth Commission has announced the results of an investigation of crimes committed by the country's military dictatorship, revealing the scope of torture, killings and disappearances carried out from 1964 to 1985 and calling for the...
  • Sporting events leave favela residents terrified

    RIO DE JANEIRO On a recent visit to the future site of Olympic Park, President Dilma Rousseff promised the 2016 Summer Games in Rio would be "the Olympics of all Olympics," echoing a refrain she used during the chaotic lead-up to the World Cup. The...
  • Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain

    Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain
    Indians on the Peru-Brazil border say they continue to receive death threats from loggers after the murder of four local chiefs in a remote forest region overrun by illegal felling. The September slaying of Ashaninka leader Edwin Chota and three of his...
  • Brazil's Levy says lower debt will open room for social spending

    Brazil's efforts to bring down its debt will translate into renewed investor confidence and additional room to continue poverty-reduction policies for the years to come, incoming Finance Minister Joaquim Levy said on Saturday. Levy said in a video posted...
  • Brazil scrapes out of recession on government spending

    Brazil's economy crawled out of a recession in the third quarter as public spending rose before presidential elections, suggesting growth could be short-lived as the government plans to tighten its budget. The economy grew 0.1 percent in the third...
  • Brazil's Levy has tough task to mend finances, regain trust

    Incoming finance minister Joaquim Levy faces tough hurdles, including resistance from within the ruling party, as he sets out to restore order to Brazil's messy public accounts, regain investor confidence and get a stagnant economy moving again. The...
  • 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...
  • 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...