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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Finance Minister of Brazil, Henrique Meirelles, told reporters on Friday, December 30th that the federal government has no estimate of when it will be able to render federal aid to...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The Brazilian Senate approved this week a bill which would allow for 100 percent of foreign capital participation in Brazil’s civil aviation, but only after senators ensured that interim...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff vetoed a bill which would require restaurant clients to tip waiters and waitresses ten percent of the bill as a service tax, whether they liked the...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – An estimated 200,000 people have taken to the streets of Rio in a mass protest demanding Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff veto a bill which would change how oil royalties...
By Andrew Willis, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has until November 30th to decide whether she will veto sections of a controversial new bill, set to see oil royalties distributed more evenly among all...

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