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Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up

Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger....

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up

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UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger....
02:26, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merger that were going on for a month....
04:13, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF and Marfrig enter tie-up talks Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday opened exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, according to securities filings....
02:26, 05/31/2019

Brazil meat companies BRF and Marfrig agree to discuss merger -filing The boards of Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA have agreed to open discussion on a potential merger of the two companies that would create one of the world's largest meat producers, they said on Thursday in a securities fi...
02:26, 05/31/2019

China 'will not participate' in Trump's proposed three-way nuclear talks China won't take part in three-way nuclear talks with the United States and Russia, a government spokesman said Monday, potentially scuttling plans by the Trump administration for a grand nuclear deal between the three nations....
06:39, 05/07/2019

Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
16:00, 05/22/2019

Iranian officials reject Trump's call for talks Iranian officials rejected President Donald Trump's suggestion that the two nations talk, saying that the United States must change its rhetoric and behavior toward the Islamic republic....
21:39, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Brazilian makeup brand Natura Cosmeticos SA and Avon Products Inc said on Wednesday they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake in the U.S. group....
15:26, 05/22/2019

PM Modi Meets Presidents Of Indonesia, Brazil; Talks Focus On Trade Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the presidents of Indonesia and Brazil separately on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka today, and discussed ways to boost bilateral ties and enhance cooperation......
07:13, 06/29/2019

Afghanistan’s grand council ends with call for peace talks KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan grand council convened by President Ashraf Ghani has ended with a resounding call for peace with the Taliban. The council — known as Loya Jirga — had brought together more than 3,200 participants, politicians, trib...
11:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters reject general’s call for talks KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Sudan (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Sudanese protest organizers are dismissing a call by the ruling generals to resume talks, saying the military isn’t serious about negotiating with the prot...
13:52, 06/05/2019

China Rejects US Envoy's Call For Talks With Dalai Lama China on Tuesday rejected US Ambassador Terry Branstad's call to Beijing to engage in "substantive dialogue" with the Dalai Lama, saying it was firmly opposed to "foreign interference" in Tibet and......
17:26, 05/28/2019

Lighthizer Plans Call With Chinese Counterpart Ahead of Trump-Xi Talks President Trump’s top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, said he plans to contact his Chinese counterpart to chart a path forward in the two nation’s trade dispute as the Trump administration gears up for a high-level meeting next week....
22:39, 06/19/2019

Netanyahu threatens to call fresh election as coalition talks falter Israeli PM needs support of religious and nationalist parties but can not reconcile themBenjamin Netanyahu has played a last-minute gambit to persuade politicians to help him form a government, threatening to call fresh Israeli elections if deadlocke...
17:00, 05/27/2019

Iran rejects French call for wider talks beyond nuclear deal: state TV Iran rejected French calls for wider international talks over its nuclear and military ambitions, saying on Friday it would only discuss its existing 2015 atomic pact with world powers, state TV reported....
19:39, 06/07/2019

At annual call-in show, Vladimir Putin talks Western sanctions, arrested reporter and $390B infrastructure bill At his annual call-in show, Russian President Vladimir Putin backed a $390 billion spending program to address an array of complaints by callers.        ...
19:26, 06/20/2019

If you care about migrants to the US, don’t call for humane detention – call for an end to it | Brianna Rennix and Nathan Robinson The conditions in the border cells are shocking – but the right will use public outrage to build more jailsIt has long been obvious that migrants in the custody of the US Border Patrol were being detained in horrendous conditions. But not many cared ...
22:52, 07/03/2019

Bassini's proposed takeover off, say Bolton "Bolton Wanderers have ended discussions with Laurence Bassini over a proposed takeover, the Championship side have said, after the former Watford owner failed to present a funding package to the English Football League (EFL) despite a deadline exten...
10:52, 05/03/2019

Uber drivers and other gig workers in California could get better pay under proposed law Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.       ...
23:52, 07/17/2019

Alabama’s proposed abortion ban approved by committee MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama legislative committee has advanced a near total ban on abortion, but added an exception for rape and incest. The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 7-2 Wednesday for the bill that would make it a felony to perform an ...
16:52, 05/08/2019

New Yorkers on proposed street texting ban: ‘I’m still going to text’ I’m textin’ and walkin’ here! A proposed state law would slap stiff fines on pedestrians who text and ­email on their phones while crossing the street — and frustrated motorists are already tooting their horns in support. “There will be a green light...
17:13, 05/17/2019

White House talks tough, but seeks talks with Iran As Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tries to building a coalition overseas against Tehran, White House aide Kellyanne Conway said the president is taking a hardline toward Iran but still wants talks. She also pushed Congress on immigration. (June 24) ...
19:39, 06/24/2019

Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the territory's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to China for trial....
06:26, 05/29/2019

Proposed law would deny ex-cons taxpayer dollars to run for office Saying it doesn’t want to see another disgraced pol like Hiram Monserrate score big bucks off taxpayers while running for office, the city’s Campaign Finance Board is backing legislation that would prohibit candidates convicted of public corruption f...
23:52, 06/20/2019

Aptiv says proposed Mexico tariffs to cost $17 mln per month U.S. auto parts maker Aptiv Plc said on Tuesday if the Trump administration levied a 5% tariff on Mexican imports, it would cost the company $17 million per month....
19:52, 06/04/2019

Proposed Swedbank Chairman Persson says new CEO could be hired by autumn end Swedbank's proposed new chairman Goran Persson hopes a new chief executive for the beleaguered bank can be appointed at "end of autumn", he told Dagens Industri TV in an interview on Tuesday....
16:00, 06/18/2019

Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law fueled protests Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has delayed indefinitely a proposed law that would allow extraditions to mainland China, in a dramatic retreat after widespread anger over the bill sparked the biggest street protests in three decades....
12:52, 06/15/2019

U.S. bill gives ultimatum to Hong Kong over proposed extradition law Several U.S. lawmakers have reintroduced a bill to support more than a million protesters in Hong Kong opposed to a proposed law that would allow China to extradite people from the semi-autonomous territory....
17:26, 06/14/2019

Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off • Wanderers will not enter into further discussions with Bassini• Brentford match to be played after end of seasonThe proposed takeover of Bolton Wanderers by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini is off after the club issued a statement saying “...
23:00, 05/02/2019

House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two House subcommittees hold a joint hearing on the controversial plan to freeze federal fuel efficiency rules at 2020 le...
18:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. House panel plans hearing on proposed mpg freeze Heidi King, deputy NHTSA administrator, and Mary Nichols, head of the California Air Resources Board, are likely to testify when two U.S. House subcommittees hold a joint hearing June 20 on the Trump administration's controversial plan to freeze fede...
08:13, 06/12/2019

$1.6B pipeline proposed to move North Dakota crude oil BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Two companies are proposing a $1.6 billion pipeline to move North Dakota crude oil, though the route has not been disclosed. The proposed pipeline would be the biggest such project in the state since the Dakota Access pipeline t...
19:26, 06/11/2019

Proposed rules in India could force Uber to go electric Uber has been trying to get more electric vehicles to join its fleet for a while now, but it might have to find a way to speed things up if India passes a set of proposed rules for clean mobility. According to Reuters, Indian officials are planning t...
16:00, 06/10/2019

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04:13, 06/07/2019

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17:39, 04/29/2019

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01:13, 06/06/2019

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05:00, 06/08/2019

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02:26, 05/26/2019

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06:00, 06/18/2019

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08:13, 05/11/2019

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01:52, 05/24/2019

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15:39, 07/15/2019

U.S. decision on proposed tariff hikes is at least a month away-Treasury The Trump administration is studying how proposed tariff increases on Chinese imports will affect consumers and is at least a month away from enacting them, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday....
15:26, 05/22/2019

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16:13, 05/12/2019

Proposed legislation could fine those texting while walking in New York While drivers in New York cannot text while behind the wheel, the New York State Senate is working on legislation (via USA Today) that would ticket pedestrians crossing through a roadway while using their phone. The bill (S5746) was first proposed by...
00:13, 05/21/2019

Navistar says too early to assess impact of proposed U.S. tariffs on Mexico Navistar International Corp, which makes most of its trucks in Mexico, said on Tuesday it was too early to assess the impact of possible U.S. tariffs on the country on its operations....
16:52, 06/04/2019

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21:52, 06/03/2019

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17:39, 06/22/2019

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10:39, 07/05/2019

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14:00, 06/14/2019

Robocalls could be blocked by phone companies under proposed rules, FCC chairman says The Federal Communications Commission will consider rules that would let phone companies automatically block unwanted robocalls, Ajit Pail says        ...
19:13, 05/15/2019

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13:26, 07/19/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants' rights U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law....
15:00, 05/19/2019

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20:39, 06/07/2019

Explainer: Why proposed changes to Hong Kong's extradition law are fueling protests Hong Kong's government has indefinitely delayed the second round of debate on an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to mainland China for trial for the first time, after chaotic protests by tens of thousands of people....
11:52, 06/12/2019

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17:00, 05/09/2019

Exclusive: Hong Kong judges see risks in proposed extradition changes Some Hong Kong judges fear they are being put on a collision course with Beijing as the special administrative region's government pushes for sweeping legal changes that would for the first time allow fugitives captured in Hong Kong to be sent to mai...
07:52, 05/29/2019

Mayawati Criticises Yogi Adityanath For Proposed Power Hike Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has slammed the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh for proposing a hike in power tariff. Mayawati said that the proposed hike would have the biggest......
11:39, 06/18/2019

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04:39, 06/11/2019

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14:52, 06/03/2019

Singapore urged to make changes to proposed bill against online falsehoods Government should cement its pledge not to use the law to stifle free speech by amending key components in the draft bill, such as including a clause to clearly state the act is not targeted at opinions and parody and creating an independent council ...
21:00, 05/01/2019

UN tells Italy proposed decree violates migrants’ rights ROME (AP) — U.N. human rights investigators have told Italy that a proposed decree formalizing the closure of Italian ports to aid groups that rescue migrants at sea violates international law. In a letter to Italy’s government, the investigato...
13:52, 05/19/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the proposed legislation entered a second day on Wednesday....
10:39, 05/08/2019

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21:52, 05/07/2019

Arizona sex-ed rules left unchanged after advocates speak against proposed changes PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona education officials have left sex education rules alone after hearing parents, lawmakers and advocates rail against proposed changes. The Arizona Republic reports the Arizona State Board of Education decided Monday to take no a...
23:52, 06/25/2019

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to Netanyahu  Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu immunity from prosecution on a series of corruption charges....
23:52, 05/25/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter Braun are speaking out against a proposed boycott of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Israel....
19:39, 04/30/2019

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21:52, 07/02/2019

Major Formula 1 timetable change proposed for 2021; teams wary Formula 1 teams will face major restrictions on making car changes after practice begins under a new schedule proposed for 2021, a move Mercedes believes does not make sense...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
23:52, 06/20/2019

Apple warns that Trump’s proposed tariff would impact its contribution to the U.S. economy Over the past few weeks, Apple’s stock price has been particularly volatile in light of a proposed tariff from the Trump administration that would tax devices imported from China by as much as 25%. And seeing as how the vast majority of Apple d...
02:39, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong Rocked by Fresh Protests Over Its Proposed Extradition Bill Thousands of demonstrators poured into streets surrounding Hong Kong’s legislature Wednesday morning, choking major thoroughfares with barricades as the city braces for mass protests over a proposed extradition law that would, for the first tim...
05:00, 06/12/2019

Protesters flood the streets in Hong Kong in march against proposed extradition law The massive protest came three days before Hong Kong’s government plans to bring the bill to the full legislature, bypassing the committee process, in a bid to win approval by the end of the month....
13:52, 06/09/2019

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel Oppose Proposed US Tariffs on Laptops, Tablets Dell, HP, Microsoft, and Intel have opposed US President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
08:00, 06/20/2019

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
01:00, 06/12/2019

Hundreds of companies testify about proposed $300B tariffs on Chinese goods The U.S. Trade Representative began a weeklong series of hearings on President Donald Trump's proposed expansion of tariffs on Chinese goods on Monday....
00:26, 06/18/2019

De Blasio administration used inaccurate renderings for proposed Bronx jail: study The de Blasio administration is using inaccurate renderings in a bid to sway public support for a controversial new jail proposed for the South Bronx, a new study charges. The 25-story lockup eyed for Mott Haven — which is part of Mayor Bill de Blasi...
07:27, 07/06/2019

Huge crowds again march in Hong Kong over proposed extradition bill Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents marched Sunday in opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing.        ...
15:39, 06/16/2019

Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose proposed tariffs on laptops, tablets Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc , Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp on Wednesday opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains seat on proposed board as he bids for Taiwan's presidency Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a company filing showed on Friday, as he plans to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential election....
16:26, 05/10/2019

Trump tells France's Macron U.S. concerned with proposed digital services tax U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday and expressed concerns about the country's proposed digital services tax, the White House said....
00:52, 07/20/2019

Sarah Jessica Parker throws shade at de Blasio’s proposed library cut Actress Sarah Jessica Parker and Big Apple bookworms are fighting to save the city’s libraries from massive budget cuts with a creative online campaign....
17:26, 05/20/2019

REFILE-Retailers J.C.Penney, Macy's oppose proposed tariffs on apparel, footwear Department store operators J.C. Penney Co Inc and Macy's Inc have opposed U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to include apparel and footwear among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs....
00:26, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong suspends controversial proposed bill allowing extraditions to China Following days of protests and street clashes, Hong Kong's chief executive is prepared to suspend a controversial bill Saturday that would allow extraditions to mainland China, according to the city leader's advisers.    ...
10:52, 06/15/2019

SEC: Florida businessman agrees to proposed judgment in $27 million 'lucrative market manipulation' Florida businessman Barry Honig agreed to a proposed judgment with the SEC in a case it called "classic pump-and-dump schemes," according to Monday filings....
03:26, 06/18/2019

Safaree Joins Black Pastors and Hasidic Jews to Rally Against Proposed NYC Ban on Sale of Fur What do black pastors, Hasidic Jews and Safaree of Love & Hip Hop fame have in common? Apparently, a love of fur — and a determination to stop New York City lawmakers from banning fur sales in the Big Apple....
03:13, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it planned a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
02:39, 06/12/2019

HIV/AIDS group concerned over proposed overdose prevention site at Alberta prison The Correctional Service of Canada says it has received a Health Canada exemption that would permit the site at Drumheller Institution by the end of the month....
03:00, 06/13/2019

You Can Now Read The Proposed Senate Bill That Would Ban Loot Boxes In Games Aimed At Kids As expected, Republican Senator Josh Hawley from Missouri has introduced a bill that would ban the inclusion of “pay-to-win microtransactions and sales of loot boxes in minor-oriented games.” It would not affect cosmetic items and also has a long way...
00:13, 05/24/2019

Sex Workers In New York Want The Cops To Stop Preying On Them; Proposed Legislation Could Make That A Reality Albany—TS Barbii stepped outside of her apartment complex in The Bronx last summer and was immediately stopped by an NYPD cop. First, he accused her of being a sex worker, Barbii told The Root, a profession she has participated in, but not that day. ...
20:52, 05/08/2019

Shivraj Chouhan, Madhya Pradesh Government Spar Over Proposed Sita Temple Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan alleged on Tuesday that the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh was "checking the facts" instead of executing his proposal to build a temple......
16:52, 07/16/2019

Homeless shelters could deny transgender people under proposed Trump administration rule A Trump administration proposal could allow federally-funded homeless shelters to deny services to transgender people.        ...
11:00, 05/23/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by celebrities including George Clooney and Elton John for proposing the death penalty for gay sex and adu...
14:52, 05/24/2019

Trump’s proposed tariffs on Mexican imports could impact global auto industry From Mazda Motor Corp in Japan to Volkswagen AG in Germany to General Motors Co in the United States, carmaker stocks took a hit as a new front opened in the global trade war....
22:00, 05/31/2019

Companies rush to export goods out of Mexico ahead of Trump’s proposed tariffs Trump says he will impose five per cent tariffs on all goods imported from Mexico starting Monday unless the country does more to stop the flow of Central American immigrants into the U.S....
03:26, 06/08/2019

Hollywood threatens to pull productions in Georgia over proposed anti-abortion bill Major film and media companies from Disney to Netflix are no longer remaining silent about what will happen if Georgia passes its anti-abortion bill....
15:39, 06/02/2019

CBOE HOLDINGS, INC. FILES REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING CHICAGO, March 11, 2010 - CBOE Holdings, Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to its proposed initial public offering of shares of its class of unrestricted common ...
21:26, 05/04/2019

John McDonnell accused of tax raid on Londoners over proposed lifetime gifts levy John McDonnell was accused of a tax raid on Londoners today after claims that eight in 10 homes would be hit by a planned levy on children given property by their parents....
03:00, 07/02/2019

Carbon pollution import tax proposed by Biden and Inslee would be unworkable, economists warn Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Jay Inslee both took a shot at China and other heavy-polluting countries this week by releasing climate change plans that would tax imports of carbon-intensive goods....
06:39, 06/07/2019

A proposed legal change in Hong Kong has businesses worried about the fate of the city A Hong Kong government proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China is stoking fresh anxiety over the resilience of local autonomy in the financially important former British colony....
06:00, 05/09/2019

Thousands march in Hong Kong against proposed law allowing extraditions to mainland China Thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to demand the local government scrap a plan that would allow extraditions to mainland China....
11:13, 04/29/2019

US to probe proposed French tech tax, concerned it 'unfairly targets American companies' "The United States is very concerned that the digital services tax which is expected to pass the French Senate tomorrow unfairly targets American companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said....
05:26, 07/11/2019

Proposed extradition bill could get Hong Kong entangled in the US-China tussle, research firm says Hong Kong runs the risk of losing its special customs status with the U.S. if its autonomy is seen to be eroded with the contentious extradition bill, according to one analyst....
20:13, 06/14/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
21:26, 06/17/2019

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of California, economists, and, now, governors representing 57 percent of the American economy. Who’s this...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise BSIP/UIG via Getty Images Bills that fine people who fail to get life-saving vaccinations are gaining attention. On Sunday, Germany's health minister proposed fining parents of school-age children who haven't received a measles inoculation up to $2,...
10:39, 05/06/2019

Indigenous Services Minister and Grassy Narrows chief discuss proposed agreement, medical facility Help for the community experiencing the effects of mercury contamination seemed to be on the way when the federal government promised a specialized treatment facility on the reserve in November 2017....
00:26, 05/30/2019

Iran says talks with US impossible; US says it wants talks UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. ambassador says the situation in the Persian Gulf region is “very dangerous” and talks with the U.S. are impossible in the face of escalating sanctions and intimidation. The U.S. envoy says the Trum...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Hong Kong extradition protests: demonstrators vow to keep fighting proposed bill after clashes outside government HQ leave at least 72 injured Hong Kong students and civil rights activists have vowed to continue protesting a proposed bill that would allow extradition to China, following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police that left at least 72 people injured....
02:39, 06/13/2019

SEC Extends Review of CBOE Holdings' Rule Filing to Trade SPXpm, Its Proposed New S&P 500 Index Option Product CHICAGO, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported that at the end of business today the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted "proceedings to determine whether to approve or disapprove" the proposed rule ...
18:52, 05/04/2019

NASA, Great Lakes, Special Olympics, Florida Everglades: Trump announces tweaks to proposed budget President Trump on Monday announced tweaks he’s making to his proposed budget, though it’s unclear how the government would pay for the new spending requests....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Labor fight roils Bernie Sanders campaign, as workers demand the $15 hourly pay the candidate has proposed for employees nationwide The senator’s campaign was the first to unionize, a fact Sanders has touted, but its employees say they are struggling to make ends meet, documents show....
08:52, 07/19/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former British colony was returned to Chinese rule in 1997....
15:39, 06/18/2019

A 'Straight Pride' Parade in Boston? These three men have a proposed route and a tentative date Organizers announced they plan to host a "Straight Pride Parade" in August, but its unclear if the city of Boston will allow the event.        ...
04:52, 06/05/2019

How Trump’s Proposed Mexico Tariffs Could Devastate Trump Country As the 2020 election approaches, more than a few Republican senators are voicing their opposition to opening a new front in the president's trade wars....
08:13, 06/07/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains board seat on proposed board: source Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan's presidential election....
14:39, 05/10/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 4 is actually called Call of Duty Modern Warfare, apparently Try not to be confused because apparently the next game in the long-running Modern Warfare series, largely expected to be MW4, is actually called Modern Warfare....
17:26, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, whose eight-year tenure through 2010 coincided with a global commoditie...
22:26, 06/07/2019

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel to South America's largest country....
06:39, 05/29/2019

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will burger-flipping skills be enough to override nepotism concerns?...
22:26, 07/18/2019

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explains such a disparity?...
05:52, 06/12/2019

Brazil’s president says investigators aim at son to hit him RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president accuses prosecutors of targeting his son in a corruption probe as a way to attack him and his far-right administration. President Jair Bolsonaro told journalists Thursday during a visit to Texas that pro...
22:26, 05/16/2019

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just follow the music....
22:13, 07/02/2019

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players over the last two decades, but age and an inability to adapt to the rapidly evolving game could see the ...
03:00, 06/07/2019

Don’t Call It Tex-Mex A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border....
14:47, 04/28/2019

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great said....
09:26, 05/31/2019

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died in a rebellion in 2017....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football federation (CBF) has said....
16:00, 05/28/2019

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristiane 38\u0027)"...
23:00, 06/13/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building A police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her office at the municipal education department in Brazil's capital and then killed himself Monday, authorities said....
23:39, 05/20/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in August, reaffirming its lack of interest in participating in international efforts to fight global wa...
07:00, 05/15/2019

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative president Jair Bolsonaro’s cuts to education, including moves to dramatically reduce funding for federa...
08:00, 05/31/2019

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournament goal....
15:00, 06/14/2019

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished as one of the best third-placed sides....
04:26, 06/19/2019

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina captain for a minute in their semi-final on Tuesday....
03:52, 06/30/2019

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their prices....
17:26, 06/25/2019

Blasts Probed in Brazil Dam Burst Brazil’s chief police officer looking into the collapse of Vale’s dam in January said he was investigating whether detonations carried out by the mining company that day could have triggered the disaster, which killed about 270 people....
05:39, 06/26/2019

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
14:51, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Golden Generation Won Nothing But Changed Everything Heading into this tournament, one of the few things that felt certain was that this was to be the last hurrah at a World Cup for Brazil’s feared foursome of Marta, the G.O.A.T. of women’s soccer; Cristiane, her long-serving battering ram of a strike ...
18:39, 06/24/2019

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplomats, who consider it another show of nepotism by the right-wing president....
23:39, 07/12/2019

5G Is Still a Tough Call Apple’s surprise decision to settle its long-running legal battle with Qualcomm confirms the importance of 5G technology, but consumer adoption will take years....
13:52, 05/07/2019

AT1 bonds: Call me maybe A change to the approval regime for early repayment of AT1 debt is not widely expected to hike extension risk, but it's not the only tweak that investors have to deal with....
13:13, 07/16/2019

Call it Tariffs, but It's Really a Tax Who's paying the tariffs, or taxes really, in the trade war? Someone is, and it could be detrimental to global trade and growth, and inflict economic pain....
16:26, 07/08/2019

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean incision in your abdomen. It’s a familiar scene in Brazil’s hospitals, where it’s n...
04:00, 06/14/2019

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said she would "talk straight" with him about the destruction....
02:39, 06/28/2019

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competitive market, Chief Executive Officer Paulo Caffarelli said....
21:26, 05/25/2019

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro, took power in January, and more than 1,000 since 2016, a study has ...
12:52, 06/12/2019

Fighting among inmates at Brazil prison kills at least 15 Brazilian officials say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under control...
03:00, 05/27/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safety department of northern Para state said....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset and unsure if it will face the six-time FIFA Player of the Year....
13:00, 06/13/2019

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday....
00:00, 05/18/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before being seriously wounded by military police....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tries new tactic to loosen gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has issued several new decrees to loosen Brazil’s strict gun laws, moving to rescue a signature campaign promise after the Senate rejected his earlier effort...
02:39, 06/27/2019

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides and deny some Brazilians their human rights...
01:26, 05/22/2019

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielnik’s legs and ran right past her, I thought to myself, Oooo that was sick, and if it ends with a goal....
01:39, 06/14/2019

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Montpellier, France....
01:39, 06/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house lawmakers for his move to reorganize the country's executive branch....
02:13, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepotism and that he would not make the appointment if it were....
19:26, 07/12/2019

11 people killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil: reports Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
08:52, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expenditures, it said on Monday....
15:13, 05/27/2019

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
23:39, 06/07/2019

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, authorities reported, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisoners at a fourth prison in the sam...
05:52, 05/28/2019

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino."...
16:26, 07/03/2019

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional approval, but added that all divestments, including of minority stakes, should be done through auction....
21:52, 06/06/2019

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the rape accusations against the Paris St Germain player affect their preparations for the tournament....
04:13, 06/03/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss and key sponsors dropped out, he opted to stay home....
05:13, 05/05/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new President Jair Bolsonaro, who has called for developm...
06:26, 07/04/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market -CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
21:00, 06/04/2019

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, adding that Brazil would struggle to roll out 5G technology without more antennas....
00:52, 06/05/2019

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's severely overpopulated and dangerous prison system....
00:26, 05/29/2019

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place game with a 2-1 victory to take home bronze in the tournament. However, the Argentinian superstar was no...
06:13, 07/08/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for the first time since 2017, the national statistics bureau reported Friday. Exports to Argentina also d...
19:26, 05/03/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery and corruption....
20:26, 05/27/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban from the sport, the global soccer body said on Monday....
23:26, 05/27/2019

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the anticorruption crusader had as a judge improperly guided prosecutors in the 2017 conviction of former P...
06:39, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:52, 06/10/2019

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday. The veteran forward’s goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free ki...
18:13, 06/09/2019

Brazil v Jamaica: Women's World Cup - live! Minute-by-minute updates from the game in Grenoble10 young players to watch from the Women’s World CupSend your emails to Nick here or tweet him @NickMiller79 3.19pm BST Cracking game, this. Cristiane’s goal was top drawer, the perfect header from a ...
16:39, 06/09/2019

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Argentina, coach Tite said on Monday....
03:00, 07/02/2019

At least 42 prisoners killed in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in suspected gang violence at three Manaus jails day after 15 others killedForty-two inmates have been killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state, a day after 15 died during fighting among prisone...
15:52, 05/28/2019

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
02:39, 07/04/2019

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any different from all the others....
06:26, 06/05/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the company...
01:13, 06/18/2019

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and scorn....
14:52, 07/20/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar structure owned by the company killed hundreds of people in the town of Brumadinho....
02:13, 05/17/2019

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a surprise 0-0 draw in Group A."...
15:13, 06/19/2019

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retail investors in particular are playing an important role in the transformation of local capital market...
15:39, 05/01/2019

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a crusading anti-corruption judge....
22:26, 06/19/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to a statement of the company's investor relations department....
00:52, 06/20/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothing in their heads"....
06:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The government ordered soldiers to guard the Education Ministry in the capital....
23:52, 05/15/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last year. The ministry said in a note Monday that heavier rains and higher temperatures have been contribu...
03:52, 06/25/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of Salvador....
01:39, 05/15/2019

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching for yield and pushing up the value of risk assets....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week, website UOL reported, as weak economic growth continues to squeeze revenue....
00:52, 07/21/2019

Brazil loses credibility under Jair Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has found himself to be persona non grata in New York. And Brazil may encounter similar hostility elsewhere in the world as well while he remains leader....
21:52, 05/19/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, according to local media reports....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Brazil's BRF still seeking partners in Saudi Arabia Executives at Brazilian food company BRF SA have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to discuss ways in which to expand its presence in that key market, according to management remarks to journalists on Friday....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack of atmosphere as the lackluster display."...
13:26, 06/15/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmental protections....
04:13, 05/09/2019

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing that, it risks slipping deeper into junk-level credit ratings and sub-par growth. Much depends on th...
02:39, 05/01/2019

Call me crazy! Here is why I am shunning 5G for 3G.... at least for now Today, the first 5G network has been switched on in a few cities across the UK and yet not only do I not plan to embrace it anytime soon, I've also taken the bewildering decision to move on to 3G.A few days ago, I was at an event in central Lond...
21:39, 05/30/2019

Well, Here's Another Type Of Call That Needs To Be Reviewable Now The Boston Bruins can’t be too bent out of shape about it, because they still ended up beating the Blue Jackets 4-1 to even the series at two-all. But they did get their shutout ruined by a goal that shouldn’t have counted, and now we have another vi...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Call a Beekeeper, Not an Exterminator The San Diego Padres probably didn’t earn themselves any new fans on Sunday when they opted to call an exterminator to rid the baseball field of a pesky bee swarm. But the act did outrage enough people to serve as a good public service reminder: Call...
22:00, 06/05/2019

The Fiver | Don't call it a comeback Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Yesterday, 4.10pm The last line of the Fiver reads: BANNED UNDER A FORMER REGIME, THE ‘HOW WE WORK’ FIVER CAME PERILOUSLY CLOSE TO A COMEBACK Continue reading......
17:13, 05/21/2019

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean....
14:52, 05/28/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever there is an opening. In an interview Sunday with Radio Bandeirantes, the president said: “The firs...
03:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilities, after two days of unrest left 55 prisoners dead and authorities rushing to prevent the violence fr...
23:52, 05/28/2019

Brazil's BTG Pactual rules out sale of EFG International stake - CFO Brazilian investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA is not considering a divestment of its stake in Swiss private bank EFG International, BTG's chief financial officer said on Friday....
17:26, 05/10/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter....
00:00, 05/07/2019

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a deadly dam collapse recommended on Tuesday....
02:13, 07/03/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, adding fuel to the fierce competition among card processors....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been strangled to death....
07:13, 05/28/2019

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker is delusional and should be sent to a mental institution....
13:39, 05/28/2019

Brazil's top court set to decide on Petrobras divestments Thursday Brazil's Supreme Court is set to issue on Thursday a key decision that could hold up billions of dollars of divestments by oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA and other state-run firms....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras refuses to provide them with bunker fuel due to U.S. sanctions....
02:13, 07/20/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government's decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master's and doctorate students....
23:26, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-President Luiz Inácio Lula da Sil...
05:13, 06/16/2019

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tempered third-place playoff at the Copa America on Saturday....
04:52, 07/07/2019

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkDespite their tactical teething problems, Brazil got there in the end. At th...
20:13, 07/06/2019

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according to the National Council of Civilian Police Chiefs....
09:00, 05/29/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday, though Aruba's government said it did not consider a re-opening "opportune."...
22:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the country's Agriculture Ministry....
00:26, 06/01/2019

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is clear" that the incident "was a trap."...
06:00, 06/02/2019

Brazil president rebuts European criticism over environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro rebutted European criticism over his commitment to the environment on Thursday, saying that foreign leaders have historically influenced decisions that are “hindering the country’s progress.”...
03:39, 07/05/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft probe that has ensnared top politicians and businessmen....
23:26, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Thursday."...
10:39, 07/04/2019

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, midfielder Yoshimar Yotun said after his side stunned holders Chile 3-0 in the semi-finals."...
10:39, 07/04/2019

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolated instance with no evidence of any widespread outbreak. A spokesperson for Brazil’s agricultur...
04:39, 06/04/2019

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has given $1.2 billion to in the last decade....
13:26, 07/05/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO ally....
20:39, 05/09/2019

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s greatest musicians and composers, a reclusive genius in a nation of extroverts whose work recalled h...
23:39, 07/07/2019

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon forest and other biomes has failed, as Congress will not vote into law a decree that weakened existin...
04:00, 05/30/2019

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the bodies of their loved ones...
08:26, 05/30/2019

Former Brazil President Temer surrenders following new arrest warrant Former Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday surrendered himself to the country's federal police, marking the second time he will be jailed on allegations that he participated in a vast corruption scheme for decades....
23:00, 05/09/2019

Brazil's CPFL Energia to raise up to $1 bln in share offering Brazilian utility CPFL Energia SA launched a share offering in Brazil and in the United States to raise up to $1 billion, according to a securities filing on Thursday....
16:39, 05/30/2019

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-governmental organizations...
19:39, 05/30/2019

Venezuela orders Aruba, Brazil borders reopened President Nicolás Maduro is reopening Venezuela’s borders with Aruba and Brazil after shutting off land and sea access in February to block the opposition from delivering international humanitarian aid...
20:52, 05/10/2019

Brazil v Peru: Copa América final – live! Get in touch and email Rob with your thoughtsJonathan Wilson: Gareca bids to lead Peru to famous victory 4.19pm BST Rob will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s Jonathan Wilson’s on Peru’s run to the final:Jack Greenwell was born in Crook in the ...
21:13, 07/06/2019

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was still a judge improperly advising prosecutors in a case against ex-Presi...
00:39, 06/16/2019

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the capital of the northern state of Amazonas, a da...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five men Sunday afternoon, media reports said. State officials would confirm only that R...
09:39, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Totvs raises $263 mln in share offering- filing Brazilian technology company Totvs SA will raise 1 billion reais ($263 million) in its share offering, the company said in a securities filing on Thursday....
17:26, 05/23/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas Moura or Liverpool midfielder Fabinho."...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsonaro loosening regulations on guns and ammunition....
05:39, 05/17/2019

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Recopa Sudamericana final. The Recopa is played between the winners of the Copa Libe...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition....
11:13, 05/08/2019

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its Bollgard II RR Flex genetically modified cotton seed, according to a statement sent to Reuters....
18:13, 07/11/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defend themselves in a country plagued by endemic violence....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Commercial, dropping one of Brazil's most iconic company names....
23:00, 05/23/2019

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
21:52, 07/10/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, the latest challenge to environmentalists from climate-change sceptics within the far-right governmen...
02:52, 05/18/2019

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family’s influential...
05:39, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Vale says conducted blasts near Brumadinho dam after burst Brazilian iron ore miner Vale said on Tuesday that it had conducted two planned explosions near its upstream tailings dam whose collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, but only after the dam burst....
03:39, 06/26/2019

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
05:00, 07/16/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
02:39, 05/20/2019

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São Paulo. Marcelo says he was struggling to keep up with demand while manning the chips and white meat ...
23:26, 05/21/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media say gunmen attacked a bar in Belem City and killed 11 people....
02:00, 05/20/2019

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provoked criticism....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro offers his son the post of ambassador in Washington Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he had invited his son Eduardo to become ambassador to the United States, underscoring his family's influential role in the country's diplomacy and domestic politics....
06:39, 07/12/2019

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday the deal would create the world’s fourth-largest group of beauty products and aims to give the ...
01:39, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 3-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Netshoes Ltd, the company said in a filing on Thursday....
05:39, 05/24/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and ammunition amid rising crime fears...
01:52, 05/08/2019

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big election victory that many of the far-right leader's staunchest supporters felt the need to get out i...
10:39, 05/27/2019

Protesters March in Brazil Against Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against President Jair Bolsonaro as he struggles to maintain his popularity....
02:52, 05/16/2019

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, for the second time since March....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modified (GM) sugarcane, which is expected to be widely used in Brazil in coming years....
21:13, 05/15/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to accelerate the country’s recovery....
20:26, 05/15/2019

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Monday’s report came a day after officials in Amazonas said 15 inmates had died during a prison r...
00:26, 05/28/2019

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
19:52, 07/08/2019

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
04:39, 05/28/2019

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails left 15 people dead....
04:39, 05/28/2019

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president has seen his popularity plummet since taking office in January....
09:00, 05/27/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the company says could fetch some $15 billion....
14:26, 05/07/2019

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means no one is likely to challenge Gustavo Kuerten as Brazil’s best-known tennis player any time soon....
10:26, 05/24/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize at Cannes, is not short of digs at the state of local politics....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Privatization to dominate capital markets, M&A in Brazil this year The sale of state-owned assets is expected to drive M&A transactions and share offerings volume in Brazil in the second half of the year, bankers and investors said, after a slower-than-expected first half. As court injunctions delayed asset sale...
16:52, 07/10/2019

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service, an executive told Reuters....
23:39, 07/09/2019

Vale warns Brazil prosecutors another dam at risk of collapse Brazilian iron ore miner Vale SA told prosecutors in the state of Minas Gerais that a dam is at risk of rupturing at its Gongo Soco mine, about 40 miles from where its Brumadinho dam collapsed, killing more than 230 people....
00:52, 05/17/2019

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, one of Italy’s top cocaine dealers has been arrested in São Paulo along with his son.Nicola Assisi, 61...
07:13, 07/09/2019

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was named in their squad on Thursday for the women\u0027s tournament in France."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion...
20:13, 05/16/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 dam failure that led to Brazil's worst environmental disaster, a lawsuit alleges....
15:39, 05/07/2019

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not be punished because he is mentally ill. Adelio Bispo de Oliveira was charged wi...
05:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
04:39, 06/14/2019

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern. And it seems he doesn't even care to try....
04:52, 07/01/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's chief executive said on Friday....
22:39, 05/03/2019

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corruption judge he coordinated with prosecutors in the case that led to the conviction and jailing of for...
03:39, 06/11/2019

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchup between host Brazil and Lionel Messi’s Argentina. The other semifinal will feature ...
17:13, 06/30/2019

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four new countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
01:52, 06/17/2019

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surgery. ...
03:26, 06/12/2019

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina delivered a much-improved performance to beat Venezuela 2-0 in the Copa America quarter-finals on Friday and set up a mouthwatering last-four meeting with Brazil....
00:13, 06/29/2019

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make America Great Again” cap leaves little doubt Ricardo Alves stands to the right of your average Brazi...
23:39, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake -filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the company based on the shares' June 7 closing price, according to a securities filing on Monday....
14:52, 06/10/2019

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from contesting the 2018 election, an investigative news outlet has reported....
12:39, 06/10/2019

Brazil’s Filipe Luis misses practice because of injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is preparing for the Copa América semifinal against Argentina without left back Filipe Luis, midfielder Fernandinho and striker Richarlison because of injuries. The Brazilian soccer confederation says tests conduc...
03:13, 06/30/2019

Brazil’s top court denies petition to release ex-president RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s Supreme Court has denied a petition to release former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva who is serving a sentence for corruption. In a 3-2 vote, a panel of Supreme Court judges rejected freeing da Silva while th...
03:52, 06/26/2019

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
02:52, 06/18/2019

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vadao said on Saturday."...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil manager Vadao has announced that Marta will miss Sunday’s tie with Jamaica as she recovers from a left ...
01:13, 06/09/2019

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday       ...
18:26, 06/09/2019

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. There was little Honduras could do in Porto Alegre on Sunday against a confident Brazilian team, led b...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police officers in a place they barely recognized anymore....
07:13, 05/02/2019

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, following in the footsteps of parent company Casino, which opened a checkout-free store in Paris last N...
18:13, 06/28/2019

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in Porto Alegre ended scoreless."...
09:52, 06/28/2019

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian meatpackers like Marfrig Global Foods and Minerva SA soaring....
20:13, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Australia in the women's tournament on Thursday....
00:26, 06/14/2019

Brazil airline Azul could bid for Avianca Brasil's assets after all Brazilian airline Azul SA has registered to participate in a bankruptcy auction for the assets of struggling carrier Avianca Brasil scheduled for next week, potentially walking back a previous decision not to participate....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco meets estimates for Q1 profit Brazil's largest private-sector lender Itau Unibanco Holding SA posted a first-quarter recurring profit of 6.87 billion reais ($1.73 billion) on Thursday, up 7.1 percent from the same period one year earlier....
01:52, 05/03/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the country’s Congress had failed its constitutional duty to pass similar legislation....
02:13, 06/14/2019

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilograms (roughly 86 lbs) of cocaine....
06:13, 06/27/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homeland’s political unrest. Officials said Thursday that 1,418 Venezuelans entered the northern st...
23:00, 05/02/2019

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas about him in the process....
14:26, 06/14/2019

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 6.54pm BST 90+5 min: Free-kick to Brazil from the centre-circle. The last play of the game? 6.53pm BST 9...
20:00, 06/13/2019

The Vale do Amanhecer religious community in Brazil – in pictures This eclectic community holds its most important ritual of the year on Labour Day to honour the mediums who communicate with good and bad spirits. The group combines a range of religious practices, including Christian and Hindu, with symbols borrowed...
09:26, 05/03/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a growing conservative tide. For the two dozen players, the training pitch is one of the few places where...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Brazil backs Venezuela uprising, but says it won't intervene militarily Brazil's right-wing government threw its support behind Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's push to oust President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday, and called on other nations to do the same....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment provision to sell some 17.5 million additional shares....
03:52, 06/28/2019

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the country's leadership....
15:00, 06/15/2019

Brazil's top court rejects Lula release request Brazil's Supreme Court has turned down a request to free jailed ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva following allegations the judge who convicted him was biased. Lula's lawyers say he was denied a fair trial....
15:26, 06/26/2019

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve transportation in South America’s biggest nation. Infrastructure minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freita...
01:13, 06/28/2019

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the opening match of the Copa America on Friday. Coutinho converted a penalty kick awarded by video review in t...
04:39, 06/15/2019

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry exports, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday....
03:26, 06/15/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his being honored as the person of the year by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's rape allegation against him....
13:52, 06/07/2019

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer base in the segment by the end of 2019....
19:52, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 2021        ...
02:39, 06/25/2019

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecutive month of rising forest destruction under new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro....
23:52, 07/03/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic airport, saying they are too concentrated among two main airlines....
21:52, 06/24/2019

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however, scuttle the new EU-Mercosur free-trade agreement....
01:13, 07/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces environmental pressure under the terms of the EU-Mercosur free trade deal....
01:52, 07/04/2019

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
12:26, 06/22/2019

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarter-finals....
23:39, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network -vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifth-generation (5G) mobile telecoms network in Latin America's largest economy....
00:13, 06/08/2019

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen chicken in the world, exporting $750m-worth of the meat to Europe last year. But about o...
02:26, 07/04/2019

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
05:26, 06/07/2019

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after extra time on Sunday, setting up a likely clash with holders the United States....
00:52, 06/24/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was bu...
21:00, 06/18/2019

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07:26, 05/20/2019

Atari doesn’t want you to call its new VCS a “console” The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, heavi...
21:39, 06/13/2019

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07:52, 05/06/2019

Kushner won't say if he would call FBI on Russia President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner won't say if he would call the FBI if Russia tried to contact the campaign by email. (June 3)        ...
19:52, 06/03/2019

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05:39, 05/24/2019

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09:39, 05/27/2019

FCC: Don't call back 'One Ring' robocalls The Federal Communications Commission is warning people not to call back robocalls that ring only once because it could mean heavy charges on their phone bills....
22:13, 05/04/2019

'Wake up call': 1M new STD infections daily More than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases pop up across the world every day, a figure that shows health officials have made little progress in curbing infections over the course of about five years....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven ...
08:13, 06/23/2019

Sharks’ Vlasic wants NHL to apologize after non-call San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is hot and bothered after officials failed to make an icing call Sunday night, when the visiting Colorado Avalanche won 4-3 in Game 2 to even the second-round playoff series at 1-1....
09:39, 04/29/2019

Now Car Dealerships Are Getting in on the Call Spoofing Game One of the more frustrating spam calling tricks is when telemarketers, scammers, and other characters “spoof” an outgoing number to make it seem like their calls are local. Now, car dealerships have joined the fray....
19:00, 05/17/2019

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05:52, 05/30/2019

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06:00, 05/02/2019

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08:00, 05/17/2019

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07:00, 05/21/2019

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08:52, 05/28/2019

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08:00, 05/23/2019

I've Been Married For 5 Years and I Still Don't Know What to Call My Mother-In-Law Later this month, my wife and I will celebrate our five year anniversary. Which feels like an accomplishment. Not because getting and staying married makes you any specialer than those who ain’t either of those things, but because I think we know eac...
19:52, 07/11/2019

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09:13, 05/31/2019

A Musical Prodigy? Sure, but Don’t Call Her ‘a New Mozart’ At 14, Alma Deutscher is preparing to play the solo parts at Carnegie Hall for the violin and piano concertos she composed herself, when she’s not writing her next opera or climbing a tree....
16:52, 06/14/2019

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of an icon of 20th-century business that has fallen on hard times as consumer tastes have shifted....
11:13, 05/22/2019

Brazil congressional pension committee vote pushed back Brazil's special congressional committee on pension reform may still vote on the bill this week, according to the government's spokeswoman in the lower house, dashing earlier hopes the vote would be concluded by Wednesday....
22:52, 06/26/2019

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.        ...
12:13, 05/20/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
22:13, 05/21/2019

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance Championship in 2019/20...
00:39, 06/22/2019

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil’s team SAO PAULO (AP) — Under pressure after two lackluster performances by Brazil in the Copa America at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to his squad ahead of its final group game this weekend. Brazil faces Peru on Saturday in Sao Paulo needin...
04:13, 06/22/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smugglers still flows between the countries — for a price....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.        ...
21:13, 06/14/2019

Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core assets - filing Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday in its newly launched strategic plan it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion reais ($2.00 billion) with the sale of non-core assets....
15:52, 07/16/2019

Brazil’s Roberto Firmino on target in Copa América win against Peru Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa América quarter-finals.Looking like their imperious old selves, the host nation went ahead after 12 minutes when Cas...
00:00, 06/23/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand Prix....
18:13, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Vale to invest 1.8 billion reais in dam safety measures Brazilian iron ore miner Vale will spend 1.8 billion reais ($469 million) on safety and environmental recovery measures for the structures that remain standing near its Brumadinho dam that collapsed five months ago, killing nearly 250 people, an exe...
18:52, 06/26/2019

Everton and Neres in contention for Neymar's spot in Brazil Brazil's 3-0 win over Bolivia in the Copa America opener Friday night showed two players fighting for the starting position that until recently belonged to injured Neymar       ...
14:00, 06/15/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
00:13, 05/18/2019

'Value it more': Marta's impassioned plea to Brazil at Women's World Cup – video An emotional Marta bid farewell to another unsuccessful World Cup campaign with a challenge to Brazil’s future stars: work harder and do more if you want to win. With tears in her eyes after the 2-1 extra-time defeat to hosts France, the woman consid...
11:52, 06/24/2019

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after preliminary numbers showed a dramatic rise in July....
21:00, 07/19/2019

Crowds protest cuts in federal funding for Brazil schools Tens of thousands have joined in demonstrations across Brazil to protest big cuts in federal funding for public education, the first nationwide rallies organized against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro since he took office Jan. 1...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a securities filing on Friday....
15:52, 07/19/2019

Brazil frustrated by VAR and booed off in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballTite: ‘If I had been in the crowd I would have wanted to boo us’Brazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were held by Venezuela to a goalless draw in Group A of the Copa América.The hosts ...
19:13, 06/19/2019

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of people allowed to carry weapons in public....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Petrobras to carry out new round of offers for shallow fields Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Tuesday it will carry out a new round of final offers for its Enchova and Pampo shallow water oil clusters off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, according to a securities filing....
04:52, 06/26/2019

Senators in Brazil pass forced rehab for drug users The Senate approved Wednesday a series of drug policy changes that strengthen penalties for traffickers and introduce forced admissions of addicts in private and religious centers...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new president has claimed...
15:39, 05/18/2019

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a regional trade deal with the European Union....
02:39, 07/19/2019

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa América Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracanaú. Now he is playing in a Copa América final at the MaracanãBy Yellow & Green Football for the Guardian Sport NetworkMillions of boys in Brazil lace up their boots every day hoping to become ...
16:26, 07/05/2019

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to show now-Justice Minister Sergio Moro coordinating with prosecutors to convict ex-President da Silva....
00:52, 07/19/2019

Facebook gets Brazil fine for withholding WhatsApp data reduced to $6 mln Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messaging from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court said on Tuesday....
23:13, 06/25/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel testified a second time to police in Sao Paulo on Tuesday, and her lawyer said he may request a face-to-face encounter between the two....
20:00, 06/19/2019

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar's off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other properties amid a long-running tax dispute, local media reported Monday....
20:13, 06/17/2019

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants a “filter” on the country’s audiovisual production, possibly limiting public funding to projects his administration deems fit...
03:00, 07/20/2019

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond individuals, it said in a statement on Tuesday....
01:52, 07/17/2019

Razer Brazil Cuts Ties With Influencer After Her Tweets Saying 'Men Are Trash' The Brazilian branch of gaming peripheral maker Razer announced yesterday on Twitter that it won’t be renewing its contract with influencer Gabriela Cattuzzo. The decision appears to be related to a Twitter thread from June 21 in which Cattuzzo said ...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Walmart to pay $144 mln to settle SEC charge over Brazil unit corruption claim Walmart Inc has agreed to pay a penalty of over $144 million to settle charges by the U.S. markets regulator that its Brazilian unit violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, according to regulatory filings....
22:26, 06/20/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous trails to smuggle food and basic goods or to flee their crisis-stricken homeland....
21:39, 05/12/2019

Copa America organizers worried over empty seats in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of South America’s soccer governing body is worried about empty seats at the Copa America tournament in Brazil. But CONMEBOL President Alejandro Dominguez said Sunday he believes the attendances will improve as th...
00:52, 06/17/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas said in a message posted on Twitter on Saturday....
20:39, 05/18/2019

World Cup 2019: Brazil's Marta gives emotional speech to next generation Brazil legend Marta gives an emotional speech calling on her country's young players to follow in her generation's footsteps after their last-16 World Cup elimination to France....
13:39, 06/24/2019

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, the Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the country’s justice ministry to reveal whether there are any investigations into the US journalist Glenn Gre...
07:26, 07/17/2019

Brazil president backtracks on looser gun restrictions as lawmakers resist Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader's key campaign promises....
03:39, 06/26/2019

Brazil planemaker agrees $1.9 bln deal with United Airlines for up to 39 jets Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has signed a contract with United Airlines worth $1.9 billion for the delivery of up to 39 E175 jets, the company said on Monday....
15:39, 06/17/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after discovering irregularities in spending, Environment Minister Ricardo Salles said on Friday....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Brazil, Uruguay strong in Copa America, Argentina stutters SÃO PAULO (AP) — The group stage of the Copa America ended with Brazil and Uruguay still the favorites and Argentina still unable to meet expectations. Colombia also impressed early on, finishing with a perfect record and without conceding any goals,...
20:39, 06/25/2019

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from the World Mosquito Program in Brazil capture the fight against it Continue reading......
08:52, 06/27/2019

Heading into Copa America, Brazil's focus is off the field Neymar is again the focus of the Brazil's national team ahead of a major tournament on home soil, but for a very different reason        ...
14:13, 06/05/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry set up by Brazil's 2012 forestry code, the head of the congressional farm caucus said on Thursday....
13:26, 06/07/2019

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernanda Gomes, early Thursday morning also posted about it on her Instagram story as a plea for help in fin...
04:00, 05/31/2019

Joao Gilberto, Brazil's father of bossa nova, dies at 88 The Brazilian musician was considered a "revolutionary" for launching a new genre that incorporated elements of jazz. Joao Gilberto is best known for his popular rendition of "The Girl from Ipanema."...
08:52, 07/07/2019

Brazil judge names bankruptcy administrator for Atvos - document A Brazilian judge has named restructuring firm Alvarez & Marsal as judicial administrator of ethanol company Atvos' in-court restructuring, according to a document seen by Reuters....
21:52, 05/30/2019

Brazil beat Argentina 2-0 to reach Copa America final Brazil advanced to the Copa America final with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina on Tuesday in a pulsating and, at times, bad-tempered match decided by a goal in each half from Gabriel Jesus and Roberto Firmino....
07:52, 07/03/2019

Brazil v Argentina: Copa América semi-final – live! Old rivals meet in Belo Horizonte for place in finalEmail John with your thoughts or tweet him @JohnBrewin_ 1.42am BST 11 min: Roddy Zambrano is the referee tonight. He’s from Ecuador, and has a tough night ahead. The tackle is of an Old Firm level o...
02:52, 07/03/2019