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  1. Fitch Updates Brazilian Residential Mortgage CriteriaRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The criteria report is titled 'RMBS Latin America Criteria Addendum - Brazil'. The changes to the previous criteria relate to revised assumptions for the estimation of default, prepayment and recovery rates for Brazilian mortgage portfolios.

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  2. South America Fall Forecast: Brazil to Remain in Grips of Drought; Chile to Feel WarmthRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

    As summer comes to an end across South America, the fall season will start out stormy across parts of Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. Meanwhile, drought will continue to affect eastern Brazil.

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  3. 5 Bills Threatening the Amazon That Brazil's Congress Might Consider in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Global Voices Online

    Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices! See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

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  4. Nothing but the TruthRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Foreign Affairs

    KATHRYN SIKKINK is Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and the author, most recently, of The Justice Cascade: How Human Rights Prosecutions Are Changing World Politics . BRIDGET MARCHESI is a fellow at the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government and a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Minnesota.

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  5. Petrobras saga set to hit political classRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    Brazil's top prosecutor is expected to file charges in coming days against politicians implicated in the Petrobras corruption scandal, a political bombshell that could involve members of Congress and President Dilma Rousseff's government. Under Brazilian law, lawmakers and cabinet members can only be tried by the Supreme Court.

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  6. Brazilian Markets Roiled as Moody's Cuts Petrobras to Junk GradeRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Brazil's currency fell the most in the world and stocks tumbled after Moody's Investors Service cut state oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA's credit rating to junk amid a widening corruption probe. Moody's on Tuesday cut Petrobras's rating to Ba2, two levels below investment grade, and said further reductions were possible.

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  7. UPDATE 3-Brazil truckers strike drags on as gov't talks stallRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Truckers who blocked roads in 10 Brazilian states in an eighth day of protests struggled to find a solution in talks with the government on Wednesday to end a strike that has disrupted food and fuel supplies. Agriculture Minister Katia Abreu said after a meeting with truckers in Brasilia on Wednesday afternoon that she was confident both sides would reach agreement.

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  8. Petrobras scandal about to hit Brazil's political classRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Star Online

    Brazil's top prosecutor is expected to file charges in coming days against politicians implicated in the Petrobras corruption scandal, a political bombshell that could involve members of Congress and President Dilma Rousseff's government. Under Brazilian law, lawmakers and cabinet members can only be tried by the Supreme Court.

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  9. Brazil seeks to extend auto quota with Mexico for up to 5 years - sourcesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    The Brazilian government wants to extend a restrictive auto quota with Mexico for up to five years, sources close to the negotiations said. A renewed quota would avoid the free trade of vehicles set to begin when the current agreement expires on March 19. The two biggest economies in Latin America began closed talks last week over the accord signed in 2012, which limits vehicle exports from Mexico to Brazil.

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  10. UPDATE 2-Brazil truck strike grinds into 2nd week, access to main port clearedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Reuters

    Truckers staged nearly 100 road blocks across Brazil's farm belt on Wednesday as protests stretched into their eighth day, though access to the country's biggest port was cleared after police clashed with protesters who had briefly halted traffic there. The steadily widening blockades have sparked growing fuel and supply shortages and disrupted the harvest of a record soybean crop across at least 10 of Brazil's 26 states.

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  11. Truck drivers in Brazil block highways in protests, exports affectedRead the original story

    Wednesday | Big News Network.com

    BRASILIA, Brazil -- Truck drivers in Brazil blocked highways in multiple states to protest high taxes on diesel fuel and low wages. Highways have been blocked in the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Goias, Minas Gerais, Parana and Santa Catarina.

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  12. IOC chief 'very satisfied' with progress for Rio 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABS-CBN News

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has said he is "very satisfied" with Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host South America's first Olympic games in 2016. Bach's upbeat comments came just 10 months after IOC vice-president John Coates described Brazil's organisation as the "worst ever".

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  13. FIFA sets precedent with datesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | News Tribune

    Seven years before the 2022 tournament kicks off in the wealthy emirate, FIFA recommended a break with soccer tradition Tuesday - moving its marquee tournament to November and December instead of the usual June-July time slot. A FIFA task force meeting in Doha agreed playing in the cooler months at the end of the year would protect players and fans from 104-degree Fahrenheit heat in Qatar's summer.

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  14. Bach: Rio 2016 will be 'safe games'Read the original story

    Wednesday | China Daily

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff greets International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach during a meeting at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia February 24, 2015. [Photo/Agencies] RIO DE JANEIRO - IOC President Thomas Bach said Tuesday he is confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games."

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  15. IOC head salutes Rio effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Bangkok Post

    International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach on Tuesday praised preparations for next year's Rio Games despite concerns over polluted water in Guanabara Bay, which will host sailing, and transport issues which authorities hinted could be overcome by declaring a public holiday for the duration. The president of the International Olympic Committee, Thomas Bach, speaks during a press conference at the Planalto Palace, in Brasilia on February 24, 2015 "I am very satisfied," Bach said as he left Rio for talks in Brasilia with President Dilma Rousseff ahead of a three-day meeting of the IOC's executive committee.

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  16. Bach says Rio 2016 Olympics will be 'safe games'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Republic

    IOC President Thomas Bach said Tuesday he is confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games." Bach, who spoke in the capital Brasilia after a Tuesday meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, is inspecting progress on Rio's games this week with other top officials of the International Olympic Committee.

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  17. Historic Monuments of Dengfeng in "The Centre of Heaven and Earth"Read the original story

    Tuesday | Xinhuanet

    Nestled in the Mount Songshan of Central China's Henan province, the historic architectural complex, which is composed of 11 traditional structures, including the Shaolin Temple, the Observatory, Songyang Academy, Taishi Towers and Zhongyue Temple, was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List during a meeting of the World Heritage Committee in Brasilia, Brazil.

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  18. Brazilian Unions Sue McDonald's FranchiseeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Wall Street Journal

    A group of Brazilian unions are suing McDonald's Corp.'s Latin America franchisee, Arcos Dorados, alleging labor law violations that include paying less than the minimum wage and prohibiting employees from taking required breaks. The National Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality Workers, or Contratuh, filed the suit Monday in a labor court in Brazil's capital, Brasilia, with the backing of several other unions.

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  19. Brazil unions sue McDonald's, try to block new storesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    Brazilian labor unions are suing McDonald's and its local franchisee Arcos Dourados for allegedly violating labor laws for at least 30 years. The suit filed Monday in Brasilia also seeks to prevent McDonald's from opening new stores until it complies with legislation and asks that it be slapped with penalties of up to 30 percent of its revenue in Brazil.

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  20. SZV Board short 3 persons, filling positions a priorityRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Daily Herald

    The Supervisory Board of Directors of Social Health Care Insurance SZV has been operating with three persons short of a full board for several months. A full board comprises seven persons, but only four persons are currently sitting on the board: Chairperson Dr. Michel Petit, Vice Chairperson Antonio "Tony" Rogers and new members businesswomen/accountants Ludmilla de Weever and Sandy Mourinnon Sandiford.

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