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Brazil's Lula approval rating dips despite better economic news
Reuters on - 6/9/2023 3:22:59 PM
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who left office with record popularity in 2010, is not doing so well in his new term, and his approval ratings are slipping steadily, a new poll showed on Friday.

Brazil Lula's central bank nominees to sit out next rate decision
Reuters on - 6/8/2023 11:01:44 PM
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's first nominees for top positions in Brazil's central bank will not be involved in the upcoming interest rate decision on June 21 because their names will not be submitted for necessary approval by the Senate until the following week.

Taylor Swift’s ‘The Eras Tour’ Brazil Stop Had Over One Million People In The Pre-Sale Queue
Uproxx - 6/9/2023 6:42:00 PM
Ticketmaster had to cancel the general sale in the US after the pre-sale was flooded by an unexpected amount of users. “The site was supposed to be opened up for 1.5 million verified Taylor Swift fans,

Brazil's inflation falls to more than 2-year low amid calls for rate cuts
Reuters on - 6/7/2023 5:18:37 PM
Consumer prices in Brazil decelerated more than expected in May, government data showed on Wednesday, with 12-month inflation hitting its lowest level in more than two years and dropping below the 4% mark for the first time since late 2020.

Brazil Is Key to Slowing Global Warming. But Its Carbon Market Has Struggled.
Wall Street Journal - 6/7/2023 6:00:00 AM
A new attempt to create a regulated cap-and-trade system that is seen as key for corporate competitiveness and economic resilience faces political headwinds.

Surge in Russian diesel exports to Brazil reshapes MR trade
TradeWinds - 6/9/2023 12:29:00 PM
Vortexa says Latin American import activity is impacting clean tanker trade for Russian and mainstream fleet Brazil took more than half of its diesel imports in May from Russia in the latest sign of changes in tanker trades linked to the invasion of Ukraine,

A Factory Exodus Is Hollowing Out Brazil’s Industrial Heartland
Wall Street Journal - 6/8/2023 1:00:00 PM
More than a dozen major companies from Ford to Sony have shut operations in Latin America’s biggest economy, part of a deindustrialization that is among the fastest in the world.

Black Ferns, Brazil and Bronze show it’s not just cricketers playing ‘Bazball’
The Times - 6/9/2023 1:30:00 PM
This column is essentially about “Bazball” but it starts with a player dancing on a rugby pitch in New Zealand.The player was Ruby Tui, one of the great extrove

Brazil's Nubank Hits One Million Accounts in Mexico in One Month
U.S. News & World Report - 6/7/2023 1:04:00 PM
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - One million people in Mexico have opened savings accounts in Brazilian digital bank Nubank one month after the product's launch, the company said on Wednesday, with deposits amounting to 1 billion pesos ($58 million).