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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Nearly 1,400 Brazilian doctors with foreign diplomas were admitted into the Mais Medicos (More Doctors) program on Tuesday (October 3rd), as Brazil’s government tries to substitute foreign doctors in the...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A United States judge in New York has ordered Brazil’s construction giant, Odebrecht to pay a fine of US$2.6 billion to be divided between the governments of Brazil, the United...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Last year through November, around 40,900 sales contracts were canceled in Brazil by defaulting, equivalent to 43.4 percent of total real estate sold in the period, according to an exclusive...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has announced measures that it hopes will encourage the exploration and production of petroleum and natural gas in the country, including the extension of concession contracts for...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – With plans to drastically reduce its expenses, but finding no support from falling international oil prices and a plummeting Brazilian currency, the country’s oil giant, Petrobras, is taking drastic measures....
By Lisa Flueckiger, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Both ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and current Speaker of the House of Representatives Eduardo Cunha are being investigated in two different inquiries of the Lava Jato (Carwash)...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The investigation which seeks to determine the financial losses to Brazil’s oil giant, Petrobras, due to Operação Lava Jato (Operation Carwash) may take up to three years to be concluded...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s Minister of External Relations Antonio Patriota has reiterated demands for urgent clarifications from the United States over allegations that the National Security Agency (NSA) – the country’s communications surveillance agency –...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian government has restarted discussions about the installation of new nuclear reactors in the country to help relieve the nation’s strained energy supplies. Also Brazil is examining...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff has approved a controversial new bill that sets out the redistribution of oil royalties to non-producing states nationwide, Chief of Staff Gleisi Hoffmann has announced. However, much...
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