Brazil News Alerts

02/27/2015
 As part of a broad fiscal austerity drive, Brazil’s government on Friday cut back on a social...
02/26/2015
 Brazil’s unemployment rate crept up to 5.3% in January, the highest level since September of...
02/25/2015
 A week-old strike by Brazilian truckers has spread to 12 states, affecting food and fuel...
02/25/2015
 Moody’s Investors Service on Tuesday night downgraded its rating of Brazilian state-run oil...
02/24/2015
 Brazil posted a $10.7 billion current account deficit in January for a 12-month gap in...
02/23/2015
                  A Brazilian auction of future...
02/20/2015
Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) on Thursday approved 24 new weekly flights between Brazil...
02/20/2015
Brazilian federal prosecutors on Friday filed a massive civil suit against six contractors in...
02/12/2015
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has sent the text of an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on...
02/11/2015
News agencies in Brazil reported an explosion Wednesday afternoon on an offshore oil platform owned...
02/11/2015
In a major defeat for President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s Congress on Tuesday night completed action...
02/10/2015
Former Brazilian Planning Minister Miriam Belchior was named Tuesday as the new President of the...
02/09/2015
A weekend public opinion poll by the Datafolha organization showed a major shrinkage in support for...
02/06/2015
The president of Brazil’s largest retail bank, Banco do Brasil, has been named CEO of troubled oil...
02/04/2015
President Graça Foster and five other top executives of Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras...
02/02/2015
The new Congress that took office Sunday night handed Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff a stunning...
01/30/2015
Brazil ran up a 2014 public sector budget deficit of R$32.5 billion, reversing a big R$91.3 billion...
01/30/2015
Embattled Brazilian oil giant Petrobras took another hit on Friday on news that Moody’s Investors...
01/30/2015
Brazilian unemployment averaged 4.8% in 2014, down from 5.4% in 2013, and the lowest rate since the...
01/28/2015
After more than two months of delay, Brazilian state-run oil giant Petrobras on Wednesday released...