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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...

Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-29

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin...

Final vote on Brazil pension reform now expected after June

Yahoo! News – 2017-05-04

By Maria Carolina Marcello BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Michel Temer's proposal to reform Brazil's costly social security system easily cleared a congressional committee vote on Wednesday, setting...

Protesters demand impeachment of Brazil's president: 'We have to fight for better'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-22

Protesters turned out by the thousands in heavy rain on Sunday to demand the impeachment of Brazilian President Michel Temer. According to organizers, some 20,000 people brought their banners, signs...

Soggy protesters demand impeachment of Brazil's president: 'We have to fight for better'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-22

Protesters turned out by the thousands in heavy rain on Sunday to demand the impeachment of Brazilian President Michel Temer. According to organizers, some 20,000 people brought their banners, signs...

Bloodshed, fires and chaos as thousands march in Brazil to demand president's ouster

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-25

Tens of thousands of Brazilians descended on Brasilia, the capital, on Wednesday, setting fires, smashing windows and storming government buildings to demand the ouster of yet another Brazilian...

Flooding in Brazil leaves tens of thousands homeless, at least six dead

Los Angeles Times – 2017-05-30

Flooding in Brazil’s northeastern states of Pernambuco and Alagoas has left tens of thousands homeless and at least six people dead, authorities said Monday. Some 30,000 have lost their homes in...

A performance artist searches for healing in 'The Space in Between: Marina Abramovic and Brazil'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-16

Famed Serbian performance artist Marina Abramovic takes a long strange trip across Brazil in search of spiritual and physical healing and creative inspiration in the intriguing, well-shot documentary...

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Temer to sue billionaire foe over graft accusations

Reuters – 2017-06-17

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, June 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer denied allegations made by a billionaire businessman in a magazine interview published on Saturday that he led a corruption...

Brazil's Temer led graft scheme, billionaire tells Época magazine

Reuters – 2017-06-17

SAO PAULO, June 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer led a corruption scheme in which lawmakers squeezed high-profile executives for bribes, billionaire Joesley Batista told magazine...

Desperation is driving an indigenous tribe in Venezuela to make the trek into Brazil

Los Angeles Times – 2017-06-18

Hundreds of Venezuelans from the Warao indigenous group have started settling in the streets of the northern Brazilian city of Manaus to escape the turmoil that has overtaken Venezuela.

U.S. rallies from two-goal deficit to beat Brazil in Tournament of Nations

Los Angeles Times – 2017-07-31

Julie Ertz came in off the bench and scored in the 89th minute and the United States overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Brazil 4-3 on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations. The United...

Brazil's president expects weaker pension bill to pass -paper

Reuters – 2017-08-05

BRASILIA, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Brazilian President Michel Temer expects Congress to water down his proposal to overhaul pension rules and approve the new legislation by a slim majority this year, he...

Brazil troops storm Rio slums to catch gang leaders

Yahoo! News – 2017-08-06

Thousands of Brazilian army troops raided Rio de Janeiro slums in a pre-dawn crackdown on crime gangs on Saturday, leaving parts of the city looking like a war zone on the first anniversary of the...

Uncontacted Tribe Allegedly Killed By Gold Miners In Brazil

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-11

At least 10 members of an uncontacted tribe in Brazil’s Amazon Basin were allegedly killed last month by illegal gold miners, according to Survival International.

Brazil judge suspends J&F leniency, asset sales in limbo

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-12

By Ricardo Brito BRASILIA (Reuters) - A Brazilian judge on Monday suspended the leniency agreement of J&F Investimentos SA, a holding company run by the scandal-ridden Batista family, throwing...

Brazil's top court refuses to remove prosecutor from Temer probe

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-14

Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected an attempt by President Michel Temer to have the prosecutor leading a corruption probe against him removed from the case. This came as...

Brazil warns 'no alternatives' to democracy in Venezuela

Yahoo! News – 2017-09-19

Brazil's leader on Tuesday warned that there were "no alternatives to democracy" in Venezuela as he voiced solidarity with the people of the crisis-consumed nation. President Michel Temer,...

Thousands protest ruling to overturn ban on 'conversion therapy' for gays and lesbians in Brazil

Los Angeles Times – 2017-09-23

Thousands of demonstrators gathered in downtown Sao Paulo on Friday to protest a court’s recent decision to overturn an 18-year ban on conversion therapy meant to “cure” gay people. Chants of...

Distribution Expansion: Germany’s Bookwire Acquires Brazil’s DLD

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-10-01

Making good on its plans for Latin American expansion, ebook distributor Bookwire buys Brazil's Distribuidora de Livros Digitals, DLD. The post Distribution Expansion: Germany’s Bookwire...

Amazon to ship electronics in Brazil from third-party sellers

Reuters – 2017-10-18

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Inc began offering electronics from third-party sellers to Brazilian shoppers on Wednesday, expanding beyond books in the fiercely competitive e-commerce market in...

With consent from Brazil, AT&T has only one regulatory hurdle left before it can gobble Time Warner

Los Angeles Times – 2017-10-19

Telecommunications giant AT&T has secured the blessing of Brazilian regulators for its $85-billion takeover of Time Warner Inc., moving the blockbuster deal closer to the finish line. The Dallas...

Missing US travel-blogger family found alive in Brazil

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-02

An American family missing for three days in northern Brazil was found alive Wednesday, after a drama in which they were robbed while on a boat trip. The public safety ministry in Para state...

The Latest: Spokesman: US family missing in Brazil is found

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-02

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a family from California who went missing in Brazil after pirates attacked their boat (all times local):

Pope Francis raises hopes for married men becoming priests in Brazil

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-03

The issue will now be discussed and a vote by bishops in the South American country could now vote on the issue. The President of the Episcopal Commission for the Amazon, Cardinal Cludio Hummes,...

In a rare court challenge to its abortion ban, Brazil grapples with its own version of Roe vs. Wade

Los Angeles Times – 2017-12-09

Debate over abortion is nothing new in Latin America, where laws banning the procedure have driven millions of women to do it themselves or have it performed clandestinely. But for five days last...

Year-End Rights Roundup: Deals Reported From Sweden, Poland, Brazil, Spain

Publishing Perspectives – 2017-12-20

A couple of auspicious debuts are included in our latest rights update, which includes historical fiction, a children's entry, serial work and lots of noir. The post Year-End Rights Roundup: Deals...

Brazil's top court suspends parts of President Temer's Christmas pardons

Yahoo! News – 2017-12-29

By Ricardo Brito and Jake Spring BRASILIA (Reuters) - The head of Brazil's Supreme Court suspended parts of a Christmas decree from President Michel Temer granting pardons to convicted criminals on...

Car plows into crowd along Brazil’s Copacabana beach, killing baby

Yahoo! News – 2018-01-19

A car plowed into a crowd on Rio de Janeiro's tourist-packed Copacabana seaside promenade, killing a baby and injuring more than a dozen people.

The long strange political career of Brazil's Lula: Once soaring in the polls, he's now headed to prison

Los Angeles Times – 2018-01-25

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva remains popular, but judges say his conviction on corruption charges will stand.

Brazil-set novel with 'huge ambition' to 4th Estate

The Bookseller – 2018-01-30

4th Estate has signed a “small novel with huge ambition” set in Brazil.

In Brazil, where violent deaths of LGBTQ people are on the rise, a shelter opens for youth

Los Angeles Times – 2018-02-12

Tuesday morning yoga is canceled. The call comes 15 minutes before it was supposed to start, leaving Iran Giusti no time to let students know their teacher won’t make it to the Casa 1 community...

Brazil’s book market saw 2017 lift

The Bookseller – 2018-02-15

Brazil's book market saw real growth of 3.1% last year, according to Brazilian book trade publication PublishNews. 

Norway's Hydro says Brazil plant made unauthorized spills

Yahoo! News – 2018-03-11

Norwegian aluminum maker Norsk Hydro's Alunorte alumina refinery in Brazil made unauthorized spills of waste water last month, the company said on Sunday, more than two weeks after local authorities...

Turmoil grows in Brazil as ex-President Lula loses fight to avoid going to prison

Los Angeles Times – 2018-04-06

Once called “the most popular politician on Earth” by President Obama, Brazil’s former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva now finds himself in a decidedly different position — probably...

Brazil jaguars find safe haven from floods in rainforest trees

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-05

Brazilian jaguars, imperiled by hunters, ranchers and destruction of their habitat, have learned to survive at least one menace — flooding in the Amazon. They take to the trees!

Brazil's Lula negotiates after arrest deadline passes

Yahoo! News – 2018-04-07

São Bernardo do Campo (Brazil) (AFP) - Ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's polarizing election frontrunner and leftist icon, was negotiating his surrender after dramatically skipping a...

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