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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Former Brazilian Chief of Staff, Antonio Palocci, told judge Sergio Moro during questioning on Thursday that he is willing to give ‘names, addresses and operations carried out’. According to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance minister in Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, said that although the country should register slow growth due to the deep level of recession Brazil should reach the end of the year...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Today, Friday, April 21st, is a public holiday celebrating Brazilian revolutionary Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, otherwise known as Tiradentes. The public holiday in his honor kicks off a host...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - As the days get shorter and the nights slightly cooler in tropical Rio, many are drawn to heartier foods that simmer on the stove for hours warming the bones. The...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The national influenza vaccination campaign began this week in Brazil, with government officials hoping to vaccinate at least 54.2 million people from the at-risk groups. The vaccination campaign will go...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The proposed amendment of a limit on public spending and the Brazilian government's effort to reform social Security are important factors for restart of economic growth in the country, says...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to court documents just released to the public, executives of embattled Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht admitted to paying some US$2.3 million in bribes to win the contract to renovate...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – This week, Brazil sees the Dia Nacional de Choro (National Choro Day), celebrating one of its most iconic musical genres. Joining in with festivities, Rio will revive its party train...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Senate in Brazil approved on Tuesday, April 18th, the Nova Lei das Migrações (New Migration Law) which establishes rules for the entry and residence of immigrants in Brazil. Now...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – After being criticized by the World Trade Organization (WTO) for infringing free trade laws with the fiscal incentives given to the automotive sector, the Brazilian government announced on Tuesday (April...
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