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Silva surges ahead in Brazil's presidential vote
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.(8/30/2014 7:52:04 PM)
Brazil falls into recession as election looms
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, has slid into recession, further weakening President Dilma Rousseff, who faces an increasingly tough re-election battle on October 5. GDP shrank 0.6 percent in the second quarter, Brazil's national statistics institute said Friday, and revised its formerly positive growth estimate for the first quarter down to -0.2 percent. The ...(8/29/2014 9:29:24 PM)
BRIC wall: Brazil's economy slips into a recession
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's economy, once an emerging-market darling, fell into recession, according to government data released Friday, as millions of new middle class citizens tightened their belts and further dampened a credit-driven spending spree.(8/29/2014 8:15:41 PM)
Brazil draft Robinho for friendlies
New Brazil coach Dunga has called up former Real Madrid, Manchester City and AC Milan forward Robinho in place of injured Hulk for upcoming friendlies with Colombia and Ecuador, the Brazilian Football Confederation said Sunday. Dunga, who unveiled his first squad since embarking on a second spell in charge after succeeding Luiz Felipe Scolari following the World Cup, brought in the 30-year-old ...(8/31/2014 6:29:52 PM)
Environmentalist Marina Silva sees support surge ahead of Brazil presidential vote
Brazil's once humdrum presidential race now resembles one of the country's famed soap operas, with a newcomer thrust into the spotlight by a plane crash and the longtime favorite reeling from a one-two punch of bad news.(8/30/2014 6:08:47 PM)
Brazil enters recession in election blow to Rousseff
Brazil fell into a recession in the first half of the year as investment dropped sharply and the country's hosting of the World Cup suffocated economic activity, a major blow to President Dilma Rousseff's already fading hopes for re-election in October. Latin America's largest economy has suffered stagnant growth for more than three years under the economic policies of the left-leaning Rousseff ...(8/29/2014 3:25:16 PM)
Robinho recalled to Brazil's national team
SAO PAULO (AP) — Striker Robinho is back with Brazil's national team for the first time since being left out of the World Cup.(8/31/2014 3:07:36 PM)
Risk On for Some Brazil ETFs
The story for exchange traded funds tracking Brazil, Latin America’s largest economy, has been easy to interpret this year. It goes something like this: ETFs, such as the iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF ...(8/29/2014 7:30:27 AM)
Brazil Tax Exemption Removal Curbs Wobben’s Wind Turbine Orders
Enercon GmbH’s Wobben Windpower is losing contracts in Brazil after tax authorities canceled some exemptions for wind turbine manufacturers in the country, an official said.(8/29/2014 2:23:20 PM)
Brazil's Mantega says opposition win could wreck economy
By Alonso Soto BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's finance minister waded into the country's presidential campaign on Thursday, warning that an opposition victory in the October election could push the economy into recession and undo a decade of social gains under the ruling Workers' Party. The comments by Guido Mantega, which the opposition and some analysts criticized as unbecoming of a sitting ...(8/28/2014 4:25:05 PM)
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