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  1. Green protests dog IOC in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... falling by around a third in recent months. But Bach said he had held productive midweek talks with President Dilma Rousseff and both she and her cabinet had said they were totally committed to making the Games a success.

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  2. Jokowi denies Abbott's claims about executionsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The China Post

    ... the inauguration of Jokowi as the country's seventh president in October last year. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was outraged with Jokowi's refusal to accept her appeals to save the lives of two Brazilian drug traffickers, including one who ...

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  3. Herbalife: Currency Crisis In Brazil And VenezuelaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    ... sales, so I will have to go with what the company informs in the 10-K. Brazil is going through a rough patch. Dilma Rousseff has just been re-elected and, as usual in our region, the Executive branch tends to impose austere policies right after ...

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  4. Rousseff's Brazil - No Country for the LandlessRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inter Press Service

    Farmers with the Landless Workers' Movement protest the concentration of land ownership in Brazil, during a Feb. 21 demonstration in support of the occupation of part of the Agropecuaria Santa MA nica estate, 150 km from Brasilia. Credit: Courtesy of the MST - In Brazil, one of the countries with the highest concentration of land ownership in the world, some 200,000 peasant farmers still have no plot of their own to farm - a problem that the first administration of President Dilma Rousseff did little to resolve.

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  5. Whatapp's Near-Suspension in Brazil Highlights Legal Concerns for Web FirmsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    ... information from Internet companies located on each other's soil. But Brazilian officials including President Dilma Rousseff have long complained that the process has proved slow and cumbersome. Officials with a local child-protection police unit in ...

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  6. Private equity 'walks on eggshells' as funds eye Brazil hospitalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    ... chains seem well-equipped to receive a significant influx of resources, the same source added. President Dilma Rousseff's decision last month to end the ban on foreign ownership in the sector seeks to lure capital into Brazil's 6,800 private ...

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  7. UPDATE 1-Petrobras' services chief Dutra takes leave of absenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    ... to Petrobras executives and politicians as bribes or political campaign contributions to President Dilma Rousseff's ruling Workers' Party and its allies in Congress. Rousseff was chairwoman of Petrobras from 2002 to 2010 when much of the alleged ...

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  8. As Brazil Tightens Belt, Other Woes FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wall Street Journal

    President Dilma Rousseff's administration, fearful of a potential loss of Brazil's investment-grade debt rating, is stepping up austerity measures, angering supporters and exacerbating an already painful economic slowdown.

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  9. Is the samba over for Brazil's middle class?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BBC News

    ... oil firm are under investigation for taking bribes and funnelling money to the political party of President Dilma Rousseff. Even at dinner in the de Melo household, Petrobras casts a shadow. "It's devastating for Brazil," says Lucas. "It's the money ...

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  10. Brazil Government Starts Making Cuts, Raises TaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Forbes.com

    ... Thursday that there will be an immediate squeeze on federal spending until the end of April. President Dilma Rousseff limited spending to R$75.1 billion in a decree yesterday, which effects government work projects like the massive Belo Monte ...

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  11. WRAPUP 1-Brazil fiscal surplus surprises, but austerity hits job marketRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    Brazil's bigger-than-expected budget surplus showed on Friday that a new finance minister was delivering on promises, but heavy job losses underscored the likelihood that austerity would push the economy back into recession. 2015 began with the heaviest layoffs in six years, according to labor data on Friday, pushing unemployment to a one-year high in a trend likely to further erode President Dilma Rousseff's slumping popularity.

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  12. UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras names lawyer Navarro to boardRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... the seven government members of the board are ultimately the direct appointments of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff. Navarro takes his seat as Petrobras tries to deal with what many believe to be the biggest corruption scandal in Brazil's ...

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  13. The Word from BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Heartland Institute

    ... resigned. It's a kickback scandal and what makes Brazil a place to watch is the fact that its president, Dilma Rousseff, served on Petrobras board of directors from 2003 to 2010 when the prosecutors allege that the kickbacks were occurring. Her ...

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  14. Amazon deforestation soars after a decade of stabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Scientist

    ... growth agenda in the Amazon that will lead to further deforestation. Also, recently re-elected President Dilma Rousseff has proposed constructing 19 large dams in the region and vowed to go ahead with BR 319. This controversial mega-highway would ...

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  15. UPDATE 1-Brazil's primary budget surplus beats expectations in JanuaryRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... overall budget surplus of 3.041 billion reais in January, its first positive figure in two years. President Dilma Rousseff has started to raise taxes and cut expenditure to regain the trust of investors worried with the financial deterioration of ...

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  16. UPDATE 1-Mounting job losses surpass expectations in BrazilRead the original story

    Friday | Reuters

    ... off temporary workers, payrolls fell by 555,508. Shrinking employment could increase pressure on President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity has dropped sharply since her re-election last year. The weak labor market also highlights the effects of ...

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  17. Brazil: GM plant strike ends after union coerces the company to axe layoff plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | INAUTONEWS

    ... leadership believed the reputation gained over the years and their ongoing criticism of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff was decisive to win the favor of the members. A larger national union that had consistent ties with the ruling party backed ...

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  18. Morning markets: soybeans attempt firm end to strong monthRead the original story

    Friday | Agrimoney.com

    ... one stretch of highway, protestors block another stretch," crop analyst Michael Cordonnier said. "President Dilma Rousseff and federal officials are scrambling to resolve the situation, but a lack of organised leadership among the protestors makes ...

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  19. LatAm economies tackle inflation, growth slumpRead the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    ... to resume growth, creating the conditions to lower interest rates and maintain employment," President Dilma Rousseff told lawmakers. The Brazilian currency real hit a 10-year low against the U.S. dollar in February, following dismal economic ...

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

    Thursday | Foreign Affairs

    ... Brazil's military government, which ruled from 1964 to 1985, arrested a 22-year-old Marxist guerilla named Dilma Rousseff. Over the course of nearly three years in captivity, she was subjected to electric shocks, beaten, and suspended from a rod ...

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