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Brazil Minerals, Inc.'s Gold and Diamond Mine Doubles Processing Shifts
Brazil Minerals, Inc. , , a U.S. holding company with revenues from gold and diamonds, announced today that its subsidiary, Mineração Duas Barras Ltda. , had hired additional mine workers to be able to ...(8/27/2014 9:45:00 AM)
Brazil telecoms battle heats up as Oi steps in
By Robert Hetz and Leila Abboud MADRID/PARIS (Reuters) - The battle over Brazil's telecoms market is heating up, with the country's biggest fixed-line firm Oi signaling it may make an offer for Telecom Italia's local mobile business. The move throws a potential wrench into the bidding war for Vivendi's Brazilian broadband unit GVT, which both Telecom Italia and Spain's Telefonica are pursuing to ...(8/27/2014 9:58:26 AM)
Brazil coffee output set for worst slump since 1965
That's forcing buyers, including the maker of Folgers, to hike retail prices.(8/26/2014 9:05:00 PM)
Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil
It's a dry winter day in southeast Brazil, but a steamy tropical summer reigns inside the labs at Oxitec, where workers are making an unusual product: genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever. The British biotech firm has altered the DNA of the Aedes aegypti mosquito to prevent it from spreading the potentially deadly virus, which has hit Brazil harder than any other country this ...(8/26/2014 11:44:43 PM)
Brazil Coffee Output Set for Longest Decline Since 1965
A prolonged drought in Brazil has already claimed about half of Jose Francisco Pereira’s coffee crop. Next year could be even worse as the country heads for the first three-year output decline since 1965.(8/26/2014 3:32:46 AM)
Silva Would Win Brazil Vote Against Rousseff, Poll Shows
Former Environment Minister Marina Silva would win Brazil’s presidency in a runoff against incumbent Dilma Rousseff, according to an Ibope poll published 40 days before elections.(8/27/2014 1:38:35 AM)
Silva surges in Brazil election race, threatens Rousseff
By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - A surging Marina Silva has narrowed President Dilma Rousseff's lead in Brazil's presidential race, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday, paving the way for a likely second-round runoff in which the popular environmentalist looks well-positioned to win. Silva, who was thrust into the presidential race last week following the death of her party's candidate ...(8/27/2014 12:03:36 AM)
Brazil's drought-hit coffee belt turns to machines to lower costs
By Caroline Stauffer COMUNIDADE DOS MARTINS Brazil (Reuters) - Years of low coffee prices followed by the worst drought in decades in Brazil have pushed even the smallest family farmers to buy modern machinery rather than rely on increasingly scarce and expensive labor. Brazil's crop supply agency Conab noted an "intense trade in machinery, mainly harvesters," in the main coffee-growing states ...(8/25/2014 11:24:24 AM)
Brazil candidates engage in verbal sparring in TV debate
Dilma Rousseff faces rival candidates in TV debate(8/27/2014 5:22:48 AM)
Investors watching Brazil's elections
Brazilian markets are bullish on the surge of a candidate who could take the presidency in October's election.(8/26/2014 12:04:29 PM)
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