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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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

Forbes.com

'Nothing Will Destroy Petrobras', Brazil's Pres Dilma Says

Mired in a political scandal involving money laundering and bogus government contracts, Brazilian oil firm Petrobras is being used by the political opposition to derail President Dilma Rousseff.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Business News

Marine News

Brazil President Says Won't Accept Attack on Petrobras

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday lashed out at critics of state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, saying accusations of corruption, cost-overruns and stagnation at the company were politically motivated.

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Related Topix: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, World News, Brazil, Prison, US Military, US Coast Guard

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazil's Airports More Than Enough For World Cup: President

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil, April 12 -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff insists the country's airports will be ready in time for an influx of tourists during this year's World Cup, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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Related Topix: Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Travel, World News, Brazil, Thailand, Laos Travel, Asia Travel, Laos Travel, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia Travel, Malaysia Travel

AlertNet

ANALYSIS-Brazil probes Texas refinery, has bigger problems at home

The purchase of a Texas oil refinery by Brazil's state-run oil company has become a campaign issue as opponents of President Dilma Rousseff use it to attack her reputation as a no-nonsense manager and weaken her lead ahead of the October election.

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Related Topix: Pasadena, TX, Port Arthur, TX

Thu Apr 10, 2014

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"What is NETmundial?" and other Frequently Asked Questions about...

Find out more about this meeting, its importance, the issues that will be discussed there, and why and how you should be involved in this In September 2013, the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, strongly condemned the massive electronic communication surveillance activities by the US National Security Agency in her opening speech to the UN ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

CBS Atlanta

Brazil president to Blatter: Country will be ready

CBS moved swiftly Thursday to replace the retiring David Letterman with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert, who will take over the "Late Show" next year and do battle with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel for late-night... A Houston woman convicted of fatally stabbing her boyfriend with a 5 A1 2-inch stiletto heel told jurors Thursday that she killed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Brazil inflation jumps to highest in 11 years in March

Brazil's inflation rose at the fastest pace for March in 11 years, challenging a potential central bank plan to stop raising interest rates soon and complicating President Dilma Rousseff's chances of re-election.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Brazil election jitters may hit investments in 2014: source

Brazil's presidential vote will likely delay some investment decisions this year but spending on infrastructure is expected to remain strong, a senior government official told Reuters.

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Reuters

Emerging Markets-Latam markets extend rally but Bovespa halts gains

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO, April 8 - Latin American markets extended their rally on Tuesday as investors hunted for yield globally, although Brazilian stocks halted gains after jumping 16 percent over the past three weeks.

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Related Topix: World News, Brazil, South America, Financial Markets

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Washington Post

Brazil Vice President Sees No Fuel Price Boost as Election Looms

Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer said he sees no room for a fuel price increase before elections in October and that inflation surpassing 6.5 percent would be a "disaster."

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Related Topix: Petroleo Brasileiro Petrobras, Oil & Gas, World News, Brazil, Science / Technology

The Washington Post

Emerging-Market Stocks Advance as Ibovespa Leads Global Gains

Emerging-market stocks rose, following the longest weekly rally in a month, as state- controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA led Brazil's Ibovespa to the biggest gain among world equity indexes.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, RiskMetrics, MSCI, Lisle, IL, Science / Technology

Buenos Aires Herald

Brazil relaunches major investment plan

A man looks out from a viewing area of the International Airport of Brasilia President Kubitschek.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

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