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  1. Brazil federal police report massive tax fraud schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Beaumont Enterprise

    A member of the Clean Elections Movement carries bags representing money, during protest against the private financing of political campaigns, in front of the Brazilian National Congress, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

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  2. Hope Solo opens up about therapyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    After a year filled with personal challenges and missteps, U.S. Women's National Team and Seattle Reign goalkeeper Hope Solo revealed she has been seeing a therapist and an Eastern medicine healer in attempts at "addressing all the pain and anger that was inside of me." U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo looks downfield during a match against China on Dec. 10 in Brasilia, Brazil.

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  3. Former Petrobras CEO Testifies Before Brazilian CongressRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Rio Times

    Brazil's former Petrobras CEO, Maria das GraA as Foster, told a Congressional committee on Thursday that she felt ashamed about the widespread corruption scandal that has engulfed one of the country's largest companies, but reiterated that she knew nothing about the bribes-for-contracts scheme. During five hours Foster explained to congressmen that the Petrobras board of directors was not aware of the wrongdoings committed by some of its executives.

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  4. New corruption cloud hangs over BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Brazilian authorities on Thursday said they uncovered a tax fraud scheme at the Finance Ministry's tax appeals board that may have cost taxpayers up to 19 billion reais . The news came in the midst of a multibillion-dollar corruption scandal at state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA , known as Petrobras, that has rattled Brazil's political establishment and weighed on the fragile economy.

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  5. Brazil uncovers multibillion-dollar tax fraud at Finance MinistryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | West Australian

    Brazilian authorities on Thursday said they uncovered a tax fraud scheme at the Finance Ministry's tax appeals board that may have cost taxpayers up to 19 billion reais . In the latest case, federal police inspector Marlon Cajado said companies bribed members of the CARF, a body within the Finance Ministry that hears appeals on tax disputes, to get favourable rulings that reduced or waived the amounts owed.

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  6. Former head of Petrobras testifies in Brazilian CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NewsOK.com

    The former head of Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras, told a parliamentary investigative committee Thursday that she and other executives were taken by surprise by the 2014 probe that has revealed a kickback scheme believed to be the largest uncovered in the country's history. Former Petrobras President Maria das Graca Fortes, listens to a question during her testimony on the Petrobras corruption scandal at the Parliamentary Commission of Enquiry of the Chamber of Deputies, in Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday, March 26, 2015.

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  7. New York City's Museum of Modern Art to open show on Latin American architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City will explore the architectural landscape of Latin America between 1955 and 1980. The show features more than 500 works that have mostly never been exhibited, including architectural drawings and models, vintage photographs and films.

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  8. Kraft Heinz owners include Brazilian ex-surferRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | USA Today

    The owners of the new food conglomerate Kraft Heinz include billionaire investor Warren Buffet and a former surfer who almost didn't make it to his second year at Harvard. Kraft Heinz owners include a Brazilian ex-surfer The owners of the new food conglomerate Kraft Heinz include billionaire investor Warren Buffet and a former surfer who almost didn't make it to his second year at Harvard.

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  9. Brazil president's spokesman resigns after leaked memoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's spokesman, Social Communications Minister Thomas Traumann, resigned on Wednesday, her office said in a statement. Thomas Traumann speaks on his cell phone before a news conference at the Alvorada Palace in Brasilia August 25, 2014.

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  10. US invites Brazil president to reschedule cancelled visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    In this March 19, 2011, file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama walks with Brazilian President Dilma Vana Rousseff as he arrives at the Palacio do Alvorada in Brasilia, Brazil.

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  11. MoMA to open NY exhibit on Latin American architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Tribune

    A new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City will explore the architectural landscape of Latin America between 1955 and 1980. The show features more than 500 works that have mostly never been exhibited, including architectural drawings and models, vintage photographs and films.

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  12. Jan O'Sullivan concludes Brazil trip with a 30m investmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Limerick Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Ciara Gilvarry, Vice Consul and Sharon Lennon, Consul General, both overseeing the new Consulate General in Sau Paulo, with Minister O'Sullivan, and Brian Glynn, Ireland's Ambassador to Brazil MINISTER for Education Jan O'Sullivan has concluded her six day trade and education mission across Brazil, coinciding with St Patrick's day.

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  13. Rousseff signs decree on wage formulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Iol.co.za

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff reacts during the ceremony to sign a Provisional Measure of Policy Wage Minimum, at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, on March 24, 2015. Photo: Ueslei Marcelino Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed an executive decree on Tuesday that extends through 2019 the formula for calculation of minimum wage adjustments.

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  14. Brazil's leader committed to austerity with social focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said on Tuesday her government is firmly committed to fiscal adjustment but will not sacrifice social programs to balance its overdrawn public accounts. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gestures as she attends the opening ceremony of the International Construction Fair in Sao Paulo March 10, 2015.

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  15. Sir Alex Ferguson called Tony Blair in an attempt to stop...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Daily Mail

    Man United were asked by Tony Blair's envoy to play at the Club World Championship in order to boost the FA's bid to host the 2006 World Cup Sir Alex Ferguson made a phone call to Tony Blair as part of a desperate attempt to keep Manchester United in the 1999-2000 FA Cup, a man close to the talks has revealed. But the then Prime Minister was about to go into a meeting with Yugoslavia president Slobodan Milosevic in a bid to bring an end to the raging war in Kosovo and could not speak.

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  16. Exclusive - US bets on Brazil, extends new invitation to RousseffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Channelnewsasia.com

    The Obama administration has again invited Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff for a state visit to Washington, a diplomatic breakthrough that both sides hope will lead over time to greater trade between the two biggest economies in the Americas. Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff reacts during the signing ceremony of the Civil Procedure Code at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia March 16, 2015.

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  17. Poll shows most Brazilians favour Rousseff's impeachmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sydney Morning Herald

    An anti-government demonstrator, dressed as Batman, holds a placard reading "Out Dilma" during a protest against Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, March 15, 2015. Brasilia: A majority of Brazilians favour impeaching President Dilma Rousseff due to an economic slump and a snowballing corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras, according to a poll released on Monday.

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  18. Brazil president to decide on new budgetRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Nerve News

    " Brazil is going through an economic crisis. The country's economic growth rate for 2014 is expected to be announced by the end of March and expectations are for either a very low figure or even zero or negative growth."

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  19. Brazil Between Caracas and Washington: Rousseff and Vieira Try To...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | PressReleasePoint

    By: Nicholas Birns, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs , Faculty at the New School, and Co-editor of The Contemporary Spanish American Novel and Larry Birns, Executive Director of the Council on Hemispheric Affairs As the seventh triennial Summit of the Americas' prepares to convene in Panama City next month, tensions between the United States and Venezuela are at the fore in the hemisphere. A series of high power moves and counter-moves, culminating in the Obama administration's perplexing executive order of March 9, has placed the existing animus between Washington and Caracas at the unmistakable zenith of the summit's gathering.

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  20. Ruling party treasurer facing trial over Petrobras affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangkok Post

    Brazil's judiciary are to try Joao Vaccari, treasurer of the ruling Workers Party on corruption and money laundering charges relating to a graft scandal at oil giant Petrobras, according to documents seen Monday by AFP. Handout picture released by the Brazil Agency showing Workers Party Treasurer Joao Vaccari Neto, in Brasilia on March 30, 2010 Vaccari and 26 others are to go forward to trial a week after public prosecutor Deltan Dallagnol ruled they be charged with demanding "bribes in the form of electoral donations" for the party of President Dilma Rousseff, according to testimony collated by investigators.

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