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9 hrs ago | Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil's President Rousseff Champions Intenet Privacy

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff Wednesday championed Internet privacy and slammed blanket online surveillance at a global gathering on the issue here.

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Related Topix: Privacy

Wed Apr 23, 2014

AlertNet

Brazil's top court clears way for Petrobras inquiry in Congress

Brazil's Supreme Court upheld late on Wednesday an opposition request for a congressional inquiry into alleged corruption at state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, a ruling that could upset President Dilma Rousseff's re-election plans.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, Texas

The Miami Herald

Andres Oppenheimer: Latin America's other big Internet problem

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

Bloomberg

Pimco's Love Affair With Brazil Rekindled After Rejection

Three months after co-founder Bill Gross said the country was no longer a preferred market, Deputy Chief Investment Officer Mark Kiesel wrote last week that a plunge in Brazil's government and corporate bonds has made them attractive again.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil, United Arab Emirates To Cooperate On Defence

Brazil and the United Arab Emirates signed Tuesday an agreement on defense cooperation, Brazil's Foreign Ministry said.

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Related Topix: United Arab Emirates, Middle East, World News

WHTC

Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights

Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation on Tuesday that guarantees equal access to the Internet and protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations.

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

BBC News

Future of the net debated in Brazil

The country's president, Dilma Rousseff, organised the two-day NetMundial event following allegations the US National Security Agency had monitored her phone and emails.

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Switched

For More Internet, and More Democracy, Forget NetMundial and ICANN

As the Netmundial conference on the future of Internet governance starts, rather than asking "What can we expect from it?", perhaps we might ask instead whether this future might be more promisingly reformed by political, technical and architectural innovations than by a preach to a so-called multistakeholder choir convened in Sao Paulo.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Reuters

Wall Street bets on change in Brazil, but the gradual kind

Brazil's financial markets have soared over the past month on hopes that the government may run smaller deficits, stop interfering as much in the private sector and perhaps even undertake long-needed reforms to revive the economy.

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The Rio Times

Rousseff: Petrobras Saved Shipbuilding: Daily

President Dilma Rousseff has said that the shipbuilding industry is expected to reach the milestone of hiring 100,000 workers in 2017.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Aims to Defuse Tension Over Control of Internet

At the top of the agenda for Net Mundial will be negotiations for a plan on how the Internet will be overseen in the future.

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Related Topix: Computers, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

The Rio Times

Brazil to Fund Uruguay Port, Reports Say: Daily

As talks about Brazilian financing for the Uruguayan deep-water port of Rocha continue, concerns grow among Brazilian port operators, who worry that the super port could compete with the country's own national interests in the future.

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Related Topix: Uruguay, World News, Brazil

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Reuters

BrazilA s president also responsible for refinery deal: ex CEO

BrazilA s President Dilma Rousseff must assume her share of responsibility for the controversial purchase of a refinery in Texas by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, the former chief executive of the state-run oil company said in an interview published on Sunday.

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Babalu Blog

Brazil's embrace of dictatorships like Cuba's has left it marginalized on the world stage

Brazil is learning the hard way that when you embrace and assist the most vile and murderous dictatorships in the world, it is impossible to wash off the stench of death.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Jazz, US News, Conservative Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil Police Strike Ends Amid Troop Deployment And 39 Deaths

Police in the state of Bahia in north-eastern Brazil say they have voted to end a two-day strike over pay after accepting an improved government offer.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil

AlertNet

Disapproval of Brazil's president grows ahead of election

Disapproval of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is steadily mounting less than six months away from an election in which she is still favored to win a second term, according to a poll published Thursday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Barron's

Brazil Rose On Dilma's Falling Approval Rating: A Dilma Upset In October?

Brazil has had a rally following an opinion poll on March 27 , which showed incumbent President Dilma Rousseff 's approval rating fell 7 percentage points to 36%, the first time since last July's street protests.

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The Baltimore Sun

Brazil's Rousseff looks weak, but so do her election rivals

With Brazil's economy struggling, a scandal at its state-run oil company and nearly three-quarters of voters saying they want change from their government, President Dilma Rousseff looks vulnerable in her bid for re-election this October.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

Petrobras: A Victim of Politics?

The 2006 operation, approved by Dilma Rousseff -- then chairperson of Petrobras and now the president of Brazil -- involved the acquisition of a 50% stake in Pasadena Refining System from Astra Oil Trading for $370 million.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Reuters

Brazil's Campos to run for president with environmentalist

Eduardo Campos, a business-friendly socialist from Brazil's poor northeastern region, announced on Monday he will seek the presidency, vowing to restore confidence in the country's fiscal accounts and once booming economy.

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

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