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04/28/17 Brazil minister backs tariff to curb U.S. ethanol imports

Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil's foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on Thursday, a move that could stir trade...

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04/28/17 Brazil Is Ready to Turn the Page on an Era of Recession and Graft

Once Dilma Rousseff was impeached last August, much of the world’s media turned its focus from Brazil toward other issues: Trump’s triumph, Brexit fallout, European elections, Putin’s plans, and North Korean threats. But this...

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04/28/17 Who Has Your Back in Brazil? Second Annual Report Shows Telecom Privacy Slowly Improving

Today InternetLab, Brazil’s leading digital rights organization, released their 2017 report on local telecommunications companies, and how they treat their customer's private information. Brazil’s “Quem defende seus dados?” (“Who...

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04/28/17 Congress Approves New Immigration Law

Brazil's congress has approved a new immigration law guaranteeing the same rights to foreign residents as to native-born Brazilians. The Migration Law was approved by the country's senate April 18 after having passed the lower...

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04/28/17 Como posso conseguir contatos de investidores para minha ideia?

Essa questão tem sido recorrente. Embora já tenha sido explorada em outros artigos de minha autoria, sempre surgem novas perguntas com pequenas diferenças de sintaxe e foco, mas todas convergem numa questão singularmente...

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04/27/17 How to build a startup inside a big company without getting swallowed up, from someone who did it

Building a startup inside a big traditional company can be a nightmare. There can be a way-things-are-done attitude that will kill experimentation and cause a fledgling effort to fail. But there are ways to succeed as Gabe...

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04/27/17 Brazilian students pay educational visit to Pontiac

Twelve students and three chaperones from Erechim, a Brazilian municipality with a population of around 100,000, have traveled to this part of the world to experience America and hear some of the thoughts and practices of local...

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04/26/17 Brazilian sugar exports to rise to record levels

Brazilian sugar production and exports will reach record levels this season, as mills increase the ration of cane diverted to sugar, rather than ethanol, in response to rising prices and a weak currency which incentivises exports...

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04/25/17 'A era da meia-entrada no Brasil acabou', diz secretário da Fazenda

Após o secretário de Assuntos Internacionais do Ministério da Fazenda, Marcello de Moura Estevão Filho, prever na manhã desta segunda-feira um cenário para a economia brasileira “bem mais claro” em 2017, o secretário de Política...

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04/25/17 Spain, Brazil Want EU-Mercosur Deal, Worry About Venezuela

The governments of Spain and Brazil on Monday reinforced their commitment to completing a trade pact between the European Union and South American trade bloc Mercosur despite protectionist sentiments. On a two-day visit to Brazil...

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04/21/17 Brazil Emerges From Its Worst Recession, Says Finance Chief

Brazil’s economy will emerge from its worst recession on record in the first quarter of this year, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said in an interview with Bloomberg News and TV. Latin America’s largest economy is estimated...

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04/21/17 Brazil central bankers say lower interest rates to help recovery

Interest rate cuts should help Brazil's economy return to growth, central bank directors Carlos Viana and Tiago Berriel said on Thursday at different events in Washington according to a statement published by the central bank on...

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04/20/17 Brazil's Usiminas reverses loss as steelmaking revenues rise

Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais SA reversed a loss in the first quarter as early signs of a recovery in industrial output allowed Brazil's No. 1 listed flat steelmaker to hike prices for some products and increase sales...

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04/20/17 Brazilian Senate approves new Migration Law providing equal rights to foreigners

On Wednesday, the Senate approved the new Migration Law that guarantees the same rights for immigrants and native Brazilians. In addition to regulating the entry and exit of foreigners into the country, the text establishes...

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04/20/17 Brazilian beef 'pretty safe,' says Brazil's finance minister

Brazil is still attracting a stream of foreign direct investment even after a corruption scandal involving its meat industry, the country's finance minister said Wednesday. The scandal, which broke in March, stems from a two-year...

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04/20/17 Nordex finalises 195MW deal in Brazil

The 195MW Lagoa do Barro project will comprise Nordex's AW125 3MW turbines, acquired by Nordex in its takeover of Acciona Wind Power in 2016. An initial deal between Acciona and Atlantic Renewable Energy's owner, UK-based...

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04/19/17 Brazil Pension Reform Changes Would Cut Savings: Meirelles

Changes to the Brazilian government's landmark pension reform proposal should reduce planned fiscal savings by up to 25 percent in 10 years and nearly 30 percent in 30 years, Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles told Reuters on...

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04/18/17 The Royal Navy's Only Operational Aircraft Carrier Could Be Sold To Brazil

The amphibious assault ship and helicopter carrier HMS Ocean is currently the largest vessel in the Royal Navy—it's also the flagship of the fleet. With years to go before the first of the Royal Navy's two Queen Elizabeth class...

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04/17/17 Mercosur to sign trade deal with EU this year

South American trade bloc Mercosur plans to sign a trade agreement with the European Union this year, the president of Argentina, which holds the rotating presidency of Mercosur, said in an interview published on Saturday. The...

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04/17/17 Brazil's economy grew in Feb at fastest pace in 7 years

Economic activity in Brazil grew in February at the fastest pace since January 2010, a central bank indicator showed on Monday, in the strongest sign yet that Latin America's largest economy is emerging from a two-year recession...

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