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EMERGING MARKETS-Latam currencies strengthen, Brazil stocks rise after Lula detention

Reuters – 2016-03-05

(Updates to close, adds background) By Walker Simon and Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, March 4 (Reuters) - Latin American currencies appreciated on Friday, buoyed by firmer oil and commodity prices,...

Series of Brazil Books Expanded by New London Librarium

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-03-15

With funding from the National Library of Brazil, a small publisher announces more titles in its series of books on Brazilian culture and issues. The post Series of Brazil Books Expanded by New...

Thousands Protest In Brazil After President Names Predecessor As Chief Of Staff Amid Fraud Probe

The Huffington Post – 2016-03-17

Protests erupted in Brazilian cities on Wednesday after President Dilma Rousseff named her predecessor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva chief of staff and a taped telephone conversation fed opposition...

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Rousseff knew about bribery scheme, senator says -magazine

Reuters – 2016-03-19

SAO PAULO, March 19 (Reuters) - A senator accused of involvement in Brazil's biggest corruption scandal said President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Lula were both aware of it and tried to block...

Brazil's Rousseff knew about bribery scheme, senator says - magazine

Reuters – 2016-03-19

SAO PAULO, March 19 (Reuters) - A senator accused of involvement in Brazil's biggest corruption scandal said President Dilma Rousseff and her predecessor Lula were both aware of it and tried to block...

Brazil's government has imploded. Here's what could happen next

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-21

The events of the past week have left Brazil without a stable government. Massive protests have demanded that President Dilma Rousseff  be removed from office for corruption, and she has warned of...

Blackstone denies seeking to acquire Brazil mall operator

Reuters – 2016-04-04

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Investment firm Blackstone Group LP on Sunday said it is not considering an acquisition of Brazilian shopping mall operator BR Malls Participacoes SA , denying a report...

UPDATE 1-Blackstone denies seeking to acquire Brazil mall operator

Reuters – 2016-04-04

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 3 (Reuters) - Investment firm Blackstone Group LP on Sunday said it is not considering an acquisition of Brazilian shopping mall operator BR Malls Participacoes SA, denying a...

Coutinho has hat trick as Brazil bounces back

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-09

Philippe Coutinho scored his first international hat trick, Renato Augusto had two goals and Brazil routed Haiti, 7-1, Wednesday night at Orlando, Fla.  Coutinho scored in the 14th and 29th minutes...

Tite will coach Brazil's national team

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-16

Corinthians Manager Adenor Leonardo Bacchi, known as Tite, has been named the new coach of Brazil’s national team, according to his club. The announcement was made by Corinthians President Roberto...

‘Expand the Number of Readers’: Brazil’s Miriam Gabbai

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-07-29

With economic shrinkage forecast to continue, Brazil's publishing industry battles educational and distribution challenges: 'We've had to reinvent ourselves,' says a key player in the book...

Could the capybara be the Brazil equivalent to a rabbit at Easter?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-11

Let’s put this story into rewind mode and see what you might have missed, or forgotten, or might not have known you cared about, or might have purposely avoided just so you could relive it here. A...

Brazil gets its second gold of the Games, and the U.S. another bronze, in men's pole vault

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-16

2016 Summer Olympics live coverage: U.S. sprinter Allyson Felix takes silver in 400; American men add two more bronze medals Aug. 15, 2016, 10:37 p.m. Follow all the action of the 2016 Rio Olympics...

Rio’s Tomás Pereira: Decoding Brazil’s Beleaguered Publishing Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-17

The Portuguese translation of The Da Vinci Code launched the fortunes of Brazilian publisher Arqueiro. Tomás Pereira now sees sales down 20% from 2015. The post Rio’s Tomás Pereira: Decoding...

São Paulo’s Book Fair: Brazil’s Bid for Hope in a Tough Market

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-08-19

Amid falling book production, sagging sales, low readership, and higher book prices, one of Brazil's key publishing events opens next week, the industry looking for ways forward. The post São...

Bertelsmann invests further in Brazil education

The Bookseller – 2016-09-08

Bertelsmann is investing in one of the largest groups of medical higher education institutions in Brazil, the NRE Education Group.

Brazil prosecutors plan to launch probe into BNDES - media

Reuters – 2016-09-10

BRASILIA, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Brazilian prosecutors launched a preliminary investigation into an alleged corruption scheme at the national development bank BNDES, weekly magazine Veja reported on...

Diversity of Another Kind: The UAE and Brazil Explore Trade

Publishing Perspectives – 2016-09-23

When does looking outward answer internal struggles? When, as Emirati publisher Bodour Al Qasimi says, trade diversification answers a local crisis. The post Diversity of Another Kind: The UAE and...

HSBC profit falls 86% on Brazil disposal

BBC – 2016-11-07

HSBC's pre-tax profits fall sharply in the third quarter after it books a loss from the sale of its Brazilian unit.

HarperCollins takes full ownership of Brazil joint venture

The Bookseller – 2017-01-05

HarperCollins Publishers has taken full ownership of HarperCollins Brasil after purchasing the shares owned by local publisher Ediouro.

Brazil's Camargo Correa seeks new plea deal over corruption -Veja

Reuters – 2017-01-14

SAO PAULO, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Construtora Camargo Correa SA, one of Brazil's biggest engineering firms, is in talks with federal prosecutors for a new plea bargain deal linked to the country's...

Brazil's Bradesco sees loan book growth, lower provisions this year

Reuters – 2017-02-02

* Banco Bradesco SA , Brazil's No. 2 private-sector bank by assets, announced on Thursday the following operating estimates for this year:

Brazil's race to save drought-hit city

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-21

The shrunken carcasses of cows lie in scorched fields outside the city of Campina Grande in northeast Brazil, and hungry goats search for food on the cracked-earth floor of the Boqueirao reservoir...

Brazil's Carnival begins with parades, parties but no mayor

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-25

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers across Brazil began Carnival celebrations on Friday, taking to the streets to dance, drink beer and spirits, and blow off steam at a time of economic angst and fury...

Brazil's Carnival 2017: A week-long celebration of parades and street parties

Yahoo! News – 2017-02-27

Revelers all over Brazil are gearing up for parades, balls and street parties during Carnival week celebrations. Rio de Janeiro’s Carnival parade is world famous for the samba dancing, costumes...

The UAE’s Sultan Al Qasimi and Brazil’s Luiz Schwarcz Lead International Excellence Awards

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-15

Cross-cultural collaboration and publishing integrity are the key values backing the 2017 International Excellence Awards choices. The post The UAE’s Sultan Al Qasimi and Brazil’s Luiz...

Brazil pension reform protests

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-16

Brazilian civil servants, rural workers and labor unions staged nationwide demonstrations against President Michel Temer’s pension reform plan, with hundreds of protesters occupying the finance...

Brazil detains meatpacking executive after raids in rotten meat probe

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-19

Police detained an executive of BRF SA on Saturday, as the meat company and rival JBS SA took out full-page advertisements to burnish their image after raids to investigate alleged bribes paid to...

Brazil president calls emergency meeting over tainted meat scandal

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-19

Brasília (AFP) - Brazilian President Michel Temer called an emergency ministerial meeting for Sunday to deal with a growing scandal over the safety of meat and poultry sold at home and abroad by the...

Export bans hit Brazil's meat industry after scandal

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-21

Brasília (AFP) - The fallout from Brazil's rotten meat scandal accelerated on Monday when China, a huge client, suspended imports and the European Union demanded a partial ban. Another ban on...

Brazil tainted meat: Three key markets resume imports

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-26

Brasília (AFP) - Brazil won a major victory Saturday in the fight to restore credibility amid a tainted meat scandal, with key markets China, Egypt and Chile lifting their bans on its products. The...

International Rights Trade Grows at Brazil’s Bienal do Livro Rio

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-03-28

As Brazil's publishers look to boost their rights business, the Bienal do Livro in Rio prepares to host its Agents & Business Center for a second time. The post International Rights Trade Grows...

Gunmen on motorcycles in Brazil’s largest city kill nine in less than an hour

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-06

Though the homicide rate has dropped in Brazil’s most populous city, shootings have become disturbingly common in Sao Paulo, and two incidents this week left nine dead in less than an hour. Both...

Brazil police arrest 12 men suspected of stealing millions

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-26

SAO PAULO (AP) — Twelve men suspected of taking part in a dramatic, multimillion-dollar theft from an armored car company in a Paraguayan border city have been arrested in Brazil, officials in the...

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