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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Executives from Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS told federal prosecutors that the company paid politicians like current Senate President, Eunicio Oliveira and former Foreign Relations Minister and current Senator Jose Serra,...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Senate in Brazil on Tuesday approved three projects which senators hope will limit the so-called ‘super salaries’ for public servants. The projects, if passed as laws, will effectively limit...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – An opinion poll conducted by Ibope Inteligencia less than fifteen days before the start of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro shows that although more than half of Brazilians...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After years of planning and implementing new infrastructure works, Rio de Janeiro will host the 2016 Olympics and Paralympic Games. The Games, according to the latest estimates, cost at least...
By Charlotte Markham, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff announced this weekend that the Bolsa Família benefit will be increased nine percent to R$176 per month. The adjustment comes in view of the extreme poverty line...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The House of Representatives in Brazil approved a proposed law to change the definition of terceirização (outsourcing) in regard to labor law. Specifically the proposed law addresses what types...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – New research shows nearly three-quarters of Brazilians are in favor of continuing the Bolsa Família, an anti-poverty program that gives cash to families in return for ensuring their children attend school...
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