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  • Brazil extends tax breaks for manufacturers ahead of election

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's leftist government, agreeing to industry lobby group demands less than a month before a contested election, announced tax benefits on Monday for manufacturing companies operating abroad or...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Exclusive: Brazil assessing whether to cut key fiscal goal in 2014

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government is assessing whether to cut its most closely watched fiscal target in 2014 because revenues came in worse than expected and onetime expenditures climbed, Treasury chief Arno Augustin told Reuters on Friday....
  • Brazil presidential election much stranger than fiction

    If one were to write a fictional novel about how a frail environmental activist became a leading candidate to win Brazil´s presidential election in October, editors would refuse to publish it. They would consider it far-fetched, too far removed from...
  • Brazil poll shows Rousseff catching up with Silva in runoff

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recovered support and would run a tight race with opposition candidate Marina Silva if October's election leads to a runoff vote, polls published on Wednesday showed. Silva, the Brazilian...
  • Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years

    Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years
    The  deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil increased by 29% in the last recorded year, according to figures released Wednesday by the country's National Institute for Space Research, or INPE. It is the first time the deforestation rate has increased...
  • Dreams on hold, Brazil's 'new middle class' turns on Rousseff

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The streets of Jardim São Luis, a poor and violent neighborhood near the edge of São Paulo, have not been this quiet in years. And that is exactly why Valeria Rocha is so worried. Arms folded, she scans the racks of baby clothes...
  • Miembro de junta Petrobras busca investigación interna tras denuncias de red corrupción

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Un miembro de la junta de la petrolera brasileña Petrobras pidió el lunes una investigación interna por las acusaciones de corrupción dentro de la compañía de mayoría estatal, en una red en la que estarían involucrados decenas...
  • Over $30 billion a year in dirty money leaves Brazil: study

    WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Over $30 billion in dirty money linked to crime, corruption and tax evasion is flowing out of Brazil each year, double the amount a decade earlier, a study has found. Trade mispricing is the primary way that...
  • Candidato Neves pide que Rousseff tome posición más firme sobre denuncia corrupción Petrobras

    (Reuters) - El candidato a la presidencia de Brasil Aécio Neves pidió el domingo que Dilma Rousseff tome una posición más firme sobre las denuncias de corrupción en Petrobras, y dijo que es improbable que la mandataria no supiera lo que pasaba en la...
  • Petrobras scandal shakes up Brazil's presidential race

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil's October presidential race has been shaken up by a corruption scandal allegedly involving state-run oil firm Petrobras and dozens of lawmakers, with both leading candidates forced onto the defensive after colleagues were...
  • Brasileña Rousseff dice tomará "medidas apropiadas" por denuncia de corrupción en Petrobras

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - La presidenta de Brasil, Dilma Rousseff, quien busca su reelección en octubre, dijo el sábado que tomará "medidas apropiadas" cuando tenga información oficial sobre el testimonio del ex director de Petrobras, Paulo Roberto Costa,...