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11 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Brazil elections: Rousseff still the favorite, but Silva's nomination casts doubts

Mauricio Savarese has been a journalist since 2003. A blogger on Brazilian affairs, he contributes to RT in English and Spanish.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Journalism, Environment, Science, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Reuters

Brazil announces terms for 4G auction as fiscal goal eyed

Brazil's telecommunications regulator Anatel announced on Thursday the terms of a rights auction for fourth-generation data services, which should throw an over $3 billion lifeline to the government as it struggles to meet its year-end fiscal goal.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Standard

Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death

Brazil's Socialist party named popular environmentalist Marina Silva their presidential candidate Wednesday, replacing her late running mate Eduardo Campos after his death in a plane crash last week.

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The Baltimore Sun

Factbox: Marina Silva's economic proposals for Brazil

Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more orthodox, business-friendly approach than leftist President Dilma Rousseff has taken.

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Reuters

Surveillance video captures plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential hopeful

Surveillance video captures the moment a plane carrying prominent Brazilian presidential hopeful Eduardo Campos crashes and bursts into flames.

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Bloomberg

Brazil Eases Credit Rules to Inject $4.5 Billion in Economy

Brazil 's central bank has eased rules on reserve requirement for a second time this quarter in a bid to boost credit in a slowing economy.

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Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brazil's inflation remains within target range in mid-August

Brazil's inflation remained within the official target range in mid-August as food and clothing prices dropped, sparing President Dilma Rousseff potential embarrassment in a key issue for her re-election campaign.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Former Brazil President Lula Campaigns for Dilma Rouseff's Re-election

Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, one of Brazil's most popular politicians, came all-out Tuesday in favor of the campaign to reelect his successor, Dilma Rousseff, assuring voters they can support her without qualms.

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Reuters

Breakingviews: Brazil blackout?

Richard Beales and Christopher Swann discuss why price curbs on electricity imposed two years ago by President Dilma Rousseff are coming back to haunt Brazil.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Buenos Aires Herald

Sympathy vote for Marina

The untimely death of Eduardo Campos , the presidential candidate of the Socialist Party, has redefined the election in Brazil.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

Emerging Markets-Brazil markets rise as poll shows election headed to 2nd round

Brazil's financial markets closed higher on Monday as an opinion poll showed President Dilma Rousseff, criticized by investors for interventionist policies, is unlikely to win an outright re-election on Oct. 5. The poll increased uncertainty about who is likely to face Rousseff in a second-round runoff - market favorite Aecio Neves or ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

DNA India

Brazil mourns presidential candidate killed in plane crash

Tens of thousands of Brazilians gathered on Sunday in the northeastern city of Recife to bid farewell to presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, killed in a plane crash four days ago, as debate swirled about the impact of his death on the October election.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Iol.co.za

Russia's loss is China's gain

Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma join their hands at a group photo session during the 6th BRICS summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, South Africa, Africa, Vladimir Putin, Xi Jinping, Brazil

Marine News

Petrobras Shares Rise Strongly for Electoral Bets

Preferred shares of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras rose sharply on Friday as investors bet that President Dilma Rousseff will not be able to win re-election in the first round of the October elections.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

BBC News

Silva 'to run' for Brazil president

The former Brazilian Environment Minister, Marina Silva, is expected to be named in the next few days to run for president in October.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazil to Receive $3 Billion Investment From GM Over 5 Years

U.S. automaker General Motors plans to invest 6.5 billion reais in Brazil over the next five years, CEO Mary Barra said.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Forbes.com

Brazil Equities Due For Correction

Investors may be cheering the likelihood of Brazil's incumbent Dilma Rousseff being kicked to the curb in the October presidential election, but that will not be enough to push the iShares MSCI Brazil exchange traded fund over $50.

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Forbes.com

Politics Creates Opportunity For A Double In Petrobras

Having the Brazilian government own a majority controlling interest in Petroleo Brasileiro or Petrobras can be both a blessing and a curse for investors who own the rest of the company.

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Related Topix: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, Startups, Marketocracy, Construction, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Investment Services, Sinopec Shanghai Petrochemical Company

Today.Az

Banking on the BRI

By Barry Eichengreen Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley, and a former senior policy adviser at the International Monetary Fund.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-GM says to invest $2.8 billion in Brazil over five years

General Motors Co will invest 6.5 billion reais in Brazil over the next five years, Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra said on Thursday, reaffirming the automaker's long-term plans despite a sharp downturn in the local market.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Automakers, General Motors,

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