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  • Wednesday, February 13th 2019 - 08:13 UTC

    Family of Falklands Fisheries officer killed in Brazil donate £50,000

    Christopher Peck, 34, was two weeks into an 18-week Uruguay to Canada trip when he was hit by a truck in a Brazilian road

    Cash raised for a Falkland Islands' biker injured in a crash in Brazil was given away to help others after his death, an inquest heard. Christopher Peck, 34, originally from Workington, but who was working in the Islands was two weeks into an 18-week Uruguay to Canada trip when he was hit by a lorry.

  • Wednesday, August 10th 2016 - 05:24 UTC

    Venezuela as Mercosur full member faces deadline: Friday 12 August

     “We´re waiting to see what happens this Friday, deadline for Venezuela to show it has complied with conditions to enjoy full membership of Mercosur”, said Loizaga

    Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina are waiting for a report on Venezuela´s compliance with the accords agreed in 2012, which has to delivered next Friday 12 August, and could lead the group of three counties deciding the suspension of Caracas as full member of Mercosur. A week and a half later, 23 August, representatives of these countries will be meeting to address the issue.

  • Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 10:33 UTC

    The challenges faced by Dilma Rousseff

    In rich states waiting for a change of course, Neves was the winner; in those living mostly of federal grants, Rousseff was victorious by an ample margin

    In a strong editorial the influential Folha de Sao Paulo argues that Brazil's reelected President Dilma Rousseff must reestablish confidence to the nation, which is divided regionally and socially, must implement a fluid dialogue with productive Brazil because the economy needs changes and new faces, and must rule for all the country, because victory was the result of millimetrical dispute in Sunday's runoff.

  • Saturday, October 19th 2013 - 18:04 UTC

    Rousseff stimuli policies and government intervention in the economy questioned

    Brazilian president and Minister Mantega accused of ignoring the sacred tripod: fiscal responsibility, inflation targeting and floating exchange rate

    Brazil's economic debate is heating up after three former central bankers this week criticized the economic policies of President Dilma Rousseff, saying she is making Latin America's biggest economy less efficient and more sluggish.

  • Saturday, August 3rd 2013 - 02:25 UTC

    Brazil’s oil and gas output up in June to 2.6 million boepd

    Norway Statoil remains the second largest producer after Petrobras

    Brazil's total output oil and natural gas output rose in June, the first year-on-year increase in 15 months, as fields idled for repairs came back on line and new areas boosted production, Brazil's petroleum agency, the ANP, said on Friday.

  • Thursday, October 20th 2011 - 06:44 UTC

    Brazil’s ‘beautiful game’ fans want big boss ‘cartola’ out

    Texeira has managed Brazilian football undisputedly for the last 22 years

    Ricardo Teixeira has dominated Brazilian football for so long that, like many of the best players, he is known by just one name. They call him the “cartola,” literally the “top hat,” a title given to football bosses that instil respect and fear in equal measure and can carry more than a hint of shadiness.

  • Wednesday, June 8th 2011 - 03:14 UTC

    “A Lula da Silva man steps down; a Dilma woman moves in”

    Senator Gleisi Helena Hoffmann on the steps of Dilma Rousseff?

    Brazilian Senator Gleisi Helena Hoffmann, 45, wife of Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo has been chosen by President Dilma Rousseff to replace outcast Antonio Palocci as chief of staff.

  • Wednesday, April 6th 2011 - 05:55 UTC

    Brazil decides to impose anti-dumping tariff on several Chinese synthetic fibres

    Not even Carnival, the essence of the Brazilian soul could escape from the flooding of Chinese manufactured goods

    Brazil will apply import tariffs on specific goods from China and the United States, the latest measures to help stem a flood of cheap imports that is eroding the country's trade balance, according to a statement from the Industry and Trade ministry.