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By Nelson Belen, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While American real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump has been extremely busy the past year in his pursuit of the U.S. presidency, the Rio de Janeiro project...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – President Dilma Rousseff met with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev in Moscow, Thursday, December 13th, to discuss strengthening ties between the two nations. Medvedev travels to Brazil in February and...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing ReporterBRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Wary of dependence on the dollar, Brazil and China on Thursday agreed to a R$60 billion currency swap, shoring up their economies and increasing liquidity in the wake of continued instability in...
By Nathan M. Walters, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The Economist, a weekly English-language publication is also responsible for organizing a series of conferences that take the ideas from the magazine and discuss them in the flesh....
By Howard Borsden, Financial AdvisorRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – In recent years, the Brazilian government has used a bitter antidote to ease an inflation rate that has been for many years a burden to the country: high interest rates....
By Ben Tavener, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has been outperformed by the other three BRIC countries, figures for the second quarter of 2011 have revealed. From the traditional BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China) group of emerging...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Representatives of the world’s developing countries, including Brazil, left Seoul’s G20 summit with an appeal to the rich nations to demonstrate responsibility in resolving what Brazilian minister...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Fears among some analysts of an impending Brazilian real estate ‘bubble’ that could burst with familiar results appear to be intensifying as foreign capital continues to pour into...
By Sibel Tinar, Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil has made it clear in the Nuclear Security Summit that it favors diplomacy over sanctions in addressing Iran's nuclear proliferation. Being one of the non-permanent members of the United Nations...
By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing ReporterRIO DE JANEIRO - The second meeting of the BRIC member nations, concluded this week after a three-day summit in Brasilia, produced 'little new to agree upon'. Although progress was muted in Brasilia, many...
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BRL - Brazilian Real
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