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1 hr ago | Reuters

Brazilian tycoon Batista investigated for financial crimes: reports

BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Economics News, Bankruptcy,

5 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

With Brazil's Petrobras under fire for corruption, have Brazilians had enough?

Brazil's leading Worker's Party is under intense scrutiny this week amid Senate hearings and mounting allegations of corruption at Petrobras, the state-run oil company.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, American University

9 hrs ago | INAUTONEWS

Renault to further invest in Brazil

The French automaker seeks to augment its presence in Brazil through a 240 million euros investment that would aid in locally building more models and open a new logistics unit.

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13 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

Chelsea Clinton expecting 1st child

In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.

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Related Topix: World News, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Brazilian manufacturer to break ground on Chambersburg factory

GREENE TOWNSHIP >> A Brazilian manufacturer plans to break ground later this month for a new facility near Chambersburg that will create 73 new jobs.

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Related Topix: Chambersburg, PA, Franklin County, PA, World News, Opinion

Channelnewsasia.com

Brazil police strike ends after looting, 39 deaths

Troops are on patrol in the World Cup host city of Salvador after a deadly orgy of violence triggered by a police strike.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Lloyds Banking Group PLC's "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Nomura

's stock had its "buy" rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Nomura in a research report issued on Thursday, ARN reports.

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Scientific Blogging

Sex Reversal: In Brazilian Cave Insects, Females Have The Penises

Researchers have discovered little-known cave insects, four distinct but related species in the genus Neotrogla , with rather novel sex lives - the first example of an animal with sex-reversed genitalia.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, World News

The Washington Post

Farmers Seeking Heat Relief Signal Brazil Climate Peril: Energy

Brazil may see a mass migration of crops and farm workers from huge swaths of currently tillable lands to more temperate zones as global warming takes hold, according to leading climate experts in the country.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Science / Technology

Hispanically Speaking

NGO Reports Gunmen Threaten Indians in Brazil

A group of Guarani Indians that two months ago occupied ancestral lands in the southern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul is being threatened by gunmen working for big landowners, Survival International said Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

TechNet Blogs

Blog Post: Microsoft and Brazilian state team up to release crime monitoring system

On Wednesday, Mariano de Beer, general manager of Microsoft Brazil, announced that Microsoft and the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, have deployed Detecta, an intelligent system for monitoring crime.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

Find A Mentor, Be A Mentor

Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.

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Related Topix: Physics, South America, World News

The New Zealand Herald

New chief but few changes at Brazilian federation

The Brazilian football federation elected a new president on Wednesday, although little is changing at the helm of the organization.

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Anchorage Daily News

Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget

Officials say the money in the so-called "legacy" budget would have been spent without the Olympics.

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BBC News

Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia

Brazil has sent thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.

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Reuters

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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The Star Online

Analysis - 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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The Economist

Brazil's economy: The 50-year snooze

PECKISH revellers at Lollapalooza, a big music festival in SA o Paulo earlier this month, were in for a treat.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, World News,

Progressive Farmer

Brazil's Ports Remain Orderly

With no significant improvements to port, rail or road services since last year, they warned there could be a repeat of the partial breakdown of the soybean transport system seen in 2013 when ships waited up to three months to load at Santos and trucks lined seven miles back from port.

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The Advocate

Chouest investing $425 million in Brazil facility

Prumo Logistica, who is leasing the property, said the investment will give Chouest a leasing area to maintain its own vessels and a base to serve its offshore customers at Brazil's Acu Port at SA o JoA o da Barra in the Rio de Janeiro state.

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