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UPDATE 3-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA

Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction....

UPDATE 3-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA

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UPDATE 2-Control of Brazil retailer Via Varejo shifts to Klein family from GPA Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family on Friday gained control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA from retailer GPA SA in an auction...
23:32 2019-06-14

UPDATE 1-GPA sells control in appliance retailer Via Varejo to group led by shareholder Klein -sources Brazilian retail veteran Michael Klein and his family are taking over control of appliance retailer Via Varejo SA, spending less than initially expec...
19:32 2019-06-14

Brazil retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup...
17:32 2019-06-05

UPDATE 1-Brazil retailer Grupo SBF again raises offer for Netshoes Brazilian retailer Grupo SBF SA, which controls sports retailer Centauro, has raised its bid for Netshoes Ltd, the firm said late on Tuesday, as a bi...
21:48 2019-05-29

Brazilian retailer Via Varejo launches digital bank targeting low-income clients Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Via Varejo launched a digital bank targeting low-income clients in partnership with Boston-based startup...
17:32 2019-06-05

UPDATE 3-Hudson's Bay chairman puts together $1.3 bln offer for retailer Hudson's Bay Co Executive Chairman Richard Baker said on Monday he had teamed up with other shareholders to offer to take the struggling Canadian dep...
19:16 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Cannabis retailer Curaleaf to expand US footprint with Grassroots buy U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would buy privately held GR Companies Inc (Grassroots) in a cash and stock deal val...
09:32 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Trump China tariffs could cost billions for consumers - retailer study If the United States does impose tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, it would cost U.S. consumers $12.2 billion more for apparel,...
23:48 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
20:00 2019-07-03

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF and Marfrig enter tie-up talks Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday opened exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the w...
20:16 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Brazil's SBF Group makes counteroffer for Netshoes Brazil's Grupo SBF SA , owner of sporting goods retailer Centauro, has submitted a counteroffer of $2.80 per share to acquire online shoe retailer Ne...
16:16 2019-05-23

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
21:48 2019-05-27

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve tra...
18:48 2019-06-27

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras believes Raizen, other distributors could buy refineries Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras believes three types of companies, including domestic fuel distribution companies such as Raizen, could be int...
17:32 2019-06-28

UPDATE 3-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
21:48 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) in the company's initial publi...
22:48 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Brazil suspends operations of airline Avianca Brasil Brazil's civil aviation regulator ANAC said on Friday it had suspended all flights and operations of carrier Avianca Brasil in the country as a preca...
16:16 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to cr...
11:48 2019-07-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil bans Merieux labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
14:16 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro replaces head of BNDES development bank Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's government has named a 38-year-old banking executive to as the new head of development bank BNDES, replacing Joa...
19:32 2019-06-17

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Banco BTG Pactual prices follow-on at 46 reais per unit -source Banco BTG Pactual SA , Brazil's largest independent investment banking firm, priced its units at 46 reais in a secondary share offering, one source w...
22:48 2019-06-11

UPDATE 1-Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

UPDATE 1-Canada's Belo Sun touts procedural win but Brazil gold mine still on hold Belo Sun Mining Corp said on Friday it had won a legal victory in its push to mine the country's largest undeveloped gold deposit in the Amazon rainf...
18:32 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Brazil airline Gol fails to reach deal with Smiles loyalty program Brazil's largest domestic airline, Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, said on Wednesday it had failed to reach an agreement to absorb its loyalty pro...
10:48 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas tra...
21:00 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-Brazil government to announce economic stimulus package this week -Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that his administration will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging ...
17:48 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Brazil development bank BNDES eyes sale of $27 bln in listed assets Brazilian development bank BNDES is looking to expedite the sale of nearly 100 billion reais ($26.62 billion) in listed assets, its newly named chief...
14:32 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Brazil oil workers join pension reform protests with strike action Oil workers at state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA have begun a 24-hour strike in eight Brazilian states as part of nationwide protests against a govern...
08:48 2019-06-14

UPDATE 2-Brazil Supreme Court minister holds up sale of Petrobras units A Brazilian Supreme Court judge has issued an injunction suspending some major divestments by Petroleo Brasileiro SA, according to a document seen by...
21:48 2019-05-27

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, c...
21:16 2019-07-17

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of d...
19:32 2019-06-17

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11%, deepens bidding war Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in...
23:32 2019-06-13

UPDATE 1-Brazil power firm Light prices offering at 18.75 reais per share -sources Brazilian power company Light SA priced its shares at 18.75 reais ($4.99) per share in a primary and secondary offering that raised 2.5 billion reais...
21:48 2019-07-11

UPDATE 2-Brazil power firm Light confirms price offering at 18.75 reais per share Brazilian power company Light SA priced its shares at 18.75 reais ($4.99) per share in a primary and secondary offering that raised 2.5 billion reais...
09:16 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Copersucar sees sugar trade flow reaching equilibrium in 2nd half Brazil's Copersucar, the world's largest sugar merchant, expects global trade flow of the sweetener to reach equilibrium between supply and demand in...
11:48 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-Brazil lower house pension reform vote hits delay as savings cut Brazil's lower house of Congress may not vote on a landmark pension reform bill until August, leaders said on Friday, as intense negotiation over ame...
04:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Shares in Brazil's Banco Inter soar as bank prepares share offering Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has hired the investment banking units of JPMorgan Chase & Co, Banco BTG Pactual, Banco Bradesco SA, Goldman ...
22:16 2019-07-04

UPDATE 4-Brazil pension overhaul bill wins by resounding margin in lower house Brazil's lower house of Congress approved a landmark overhaul of the country's pension system on Wednesday by a far wider margin than predicted, deli...
23:16 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Brazil leader signs law allowing foreign carriers to operate domestic flights Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest ...
19:32 2019-06-17

RPT-UPDATE 1-Brazil pension reform helps improve inflation outlook, says central bank chief Brazil Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday welcomed the approval by Congress of a landmark overhaul of the country's pension syste...
09:16 2019-07-12

UPDATE 4-Petrobras, Brazil government dodge bullet as Supreme Court approves asset sales Brazil's Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that state-run firms do not need congressional approval to sell their subsidiaries, a major victory for the ...
22:48 2019-06-06

UPDATE 1-Mexico issues arrest warrants for ex-Pemex CEO Lozoya, family members Mexico's attorney general's office said on Friday that a judge issued arrest warrants for the former chief executive of state oil firm Pemex, Emilio ...
13:48 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Lego family's Kirkbi and Blackstone to buy Madame Tussauds owner Merlin- FT Britain's Merlin Entertainments Plc is to be acquired for 6 billion pounds ($7.6 billion), including debt, by a group made up of Kirkbi, the investme...
01:00 2019-06-28

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16:32 2019-07-01

Calvin Klein model punched dad, roughed up ex over giraffe painting: cops A Calvin Klein model is accused of slugging his father in the face and then roughing up his catwalking ex-gal pal — all over a giraffe painting. “The...
17:32 2019-05-21

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15:00 2019-05-21

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06:32 2019-05-24

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16:32 2019-07-03

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15:01 2019-07-12

Calvin Klein apologizes to LGBT community for ad of Bella Hadid kissing female robot Calvin Klein is apologizing after the fashion label came under fire for a video campaign showing Bella Hadid kissing female robot Lil Miquela.  ...
13:16 2019-05-21

A Pose for Pride: Indya Moore Gets Revealing In Calvin Klein's Latest Underwear Campaign Pose changed the landscape of television last year, debuting with the largest cast and crew of trans talent in television history, both on and behind...
11:48 2019-05-21

Cannabis retailer Curaleaf to buy Grassroots for $875 mln U.S. cannabis retailer Curaleaf Holdings Inc said on Wednesday it would acquire privately held GR Companies Inc (Grassroots) in a cash and stock deal...
09:32 2019-07-17

Severe weather shifts to Northeastern US After deadly tornadoes and floods have ravaged communities for weeks, the storm-weary central United States is getting some relief as the threat shif...
14:48 2019-05-30

Apple Shifts Mac Pro Production to China Apple is making its new Mac Pro computer in China, shifting abroad production of what had been its only major device assembled in the U.S., even as t...
12:16 2019-06-28

British retailer Tesco scales down in Poland Britain’s biggest supermarket chain Tesco has announced the closure of four hypermarkets and a distribution center in Poland. A ban on Sunday trading...
07:48 2019-05-31

Secondhand luxury retailer The RealReal jumps almost 50% after IPO The shares jumped from an IPO price of $20 apiece Thursday to almost $30 in morning trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol REAL, giving it a prelimin...
12:16 2019-06-28

Nike becomes latest retailer to add plus-size mannequins Nike is making strides on inclusion efforts. The athletic wear giant debuted curvy mannequins this week on the new women’s floor at its flagship stor...
15:48 2019-06-10

Rolex Retailer Sets Its Watch in the West Slack sales in Hong Kong make it an odd time for a luxury watch retailer to go public, but Watches of Switzerland is finding favor by focusing on the...
14:32 2019-05-30

Chewy CEO says the online pet retailer isn't thinking about selling CBD Pet owners are increasingly using CBD to treat their animals, but Chewy CEO Sumit Singh says the retailer isn't thinking about selling it just y...
14:48 2019-06-14

Pakistan Offers Sharp Shifts to Win IMF Bailout After a year of fending off an International Monetary Fund bailout, Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan wants to win one this week with a plan to sh...
06:48 2019-07-01

Freight Market Shifts into Lower Gear Sagging prices and mixed economic signals are casting a cloud over the U.S. freight market as bad weather and trade concerns bog down the spring ship...
10:48 2019-05-24

Financial Watchdog Shifts From Enforcer to Educator A federal regulator set up after the financial crisis to be a watchdog over the financial industry is shifting its mission from enforcement to consum...
07:00 2019-07-12

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12:48 2019-07-10

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, report say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.   &...
21:48 2019-07-14

Luxury retailer Barneys may be headed for bankruptcy, reports say Barneys may be on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy protection as the luxury retailer contends with high rents, according to reports.   &...
17:00 2019-07-15

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in...
17:32 2019-05-31

Bidders invited to shop for retailer Karen Millen The Icelandic owner of Karen Millen has decided to kick off an auction of the fashion chain, paving the way for another of the high street's best-kno...
16:49 2019-06-27

Trump Shifts Gears on Infrastructure, Demanding Trade Come First On the eve of a meeting with Democratic leaders, President Trump insisted they put aside a plan to rebuild roads and airports until after passing a n...
02:16 2019-05-22

Russian Pipeline Shutdown Shifts Balance in Oil Market The shutdown of a major Russian pipeline that sends crude to European refineries has fueled concerns of tightness in the global oil market, driving f...
10:48 2019-05-22

UK’s Labour shifts policy, now backs new Brexit referendum In a significant shift, Britain’s main opposition Labour Party says Britain’s next prime minister should hold a referendum on whether to leave the Eu...
08:48 2019-07-09

Rebecca Solnit: 'Every protest shifts the world's balance' Two hundred years after the Peterloo massacre, which led to the founding of the Manchester Guardian, protest is shaping our political moment. Where d...
13:16 2019-06-01

S.Korea stocks steady; focus shifts to Fed meet Round-up of South Korean financial markets: ** South Korea's KOSPI index was flat on Monday ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting, while investo...
00:48 2019-06-17

Goa Government Approves Law Amendment To Allow Women In Night Shifts Women activists Saturday welcomed the Goa government's decision to approve an amendment to the Factories Act which will allow deployment of women in ...
23:16 2019-06-29

Exclusive: IKEA to revamp app as store strategy shifts IKEA is launching a new app to allow customers to shop remotely for products they can visualize in the context of their own homes, lessening the need...
20:32 2019-05-27

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had ag...
04:48 2019-07-05

Target and tariffs: The retailer has plans to limit higher prices Target plans to lessen the impact tariffs will have on the retailer’s prices, the company said on Wednesday. Details were not disclosed.  ...
20:48 2019-05-22

E.U. Investigates Amazon Over Use of Retailer Info To Gain Competitive Edge (BRUSSELS) — The European Union is opening a new front in its quest to more closely regulate big tech companies, saying Wednesday it was invest...
10:00 2019-07-17

EU opening antitrust probe into Amazon over misuse of retailer data Amazon on Wednesday became the target of an antitrust investigation by the European Union over its use of merchants' data, underlining the increasing...
07:16 2019-07-17

Another phone retailer has canceled Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders If the future of the Samsung Galaxy Fold didn't look murky enough anyway, another blow has been struck to the foldable phone in the form of a re...
06:16 2019-06-13

Retailer Amazon nears victory in rainforest battle over domain name Amazon, the world's biggest online retailer, is close to winning a seven-year battle with eight Latin American countries over the .amazon internet do...
09:32 2019-05-21

Hat retailer’s deal with Meek Mill is just the start of new growth plan The future of baseball caps is in hip-hop and country crooners. Sports cap retailer Lids is launching a new business strategy to capitalize on a grow...
13:16 2019-06-27

Africa could be about to benefit from dovish policy shifts in the US, experts predict Central bankers across Africa are paying special attention to the noises coming out of the U.S. Federal Reserve as they mull impending calls on monet...
13:16 2019-07-22

Electoral map bias may worsen as U.S. gerrymandering battle shifts to states The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that federal judges have no power to police partisan gerrymandering - the practice of manipulating electoral district...
16:32 2019-06-29

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not nego...
08:48 2019-05-21

Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfro...
22:00 2019-07-16

Google shifts the blame after being accused of stealing lyrics from Genius You’ve got to hand it to the folks at the song lyrics database company Genius — it was pretty clever how the company discovered that Goog...
20:48 2019-06-18

Factbox: Clash between Trump, U.S. House Democrats shifts into courts U.S. House Democrats this week sued the Trump administration to demand President Donald Trump's individual and business tax returns after Treasury Se...
18:16 2019-07-03

Guy Benson’s Fox News Radio show expands, shifts to afternoons Guy Benson’s role on Fox News Radio will expand with the debut of “The Guy Benson Show” on June 3 at 3 p.m. ET, Fox News Radio vice president John Sy...
14:00 2019-05-31

Video: Honda's latest F1 upgrade shifts focus onto Red Bull Honda will bring its second Formula 1 engine upgrade of 2019 to this weekend's French Grand Prix, just four grands prix after its first was introduce...
12:16 2019-06-20

High court’s ruling shifts gerrymandering focus to states JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court decisio...
00:32 2019-06-28

Without ‘transformative shifts,’ women will wait two centuries for gender equality “I think it's almost a joke that it will take the world so long to create women empowerment, particularly as we know that there’s an economic upside ...
12:48 2019-05-21

News Corp's Retailer-Marketing Business Faces Monopoly Allegations A News Corp competitor in developing in-store advertising claims the company’s News America Marketing unit has created a monopoly in violation of a f...
03:32 2019-07-12

Lew Klein, 'American Bandstand' executive producer who launched Dick Clark's career, dies at 91 Lew Klein, a broadcast pioneer who helped create “American Bandstand” and launched the careers of Dick Clark and Bob Saget, has died at 9...
15:32 2019-06-13

Trump officials snub strongman Khalifa Haftar as US shifts course on Libya Administration gives Libyan National Army chief cold shoulder less than two months after Trump showed support in surprise callThe Trump administratio...
03:16 2019-06-08

Night shifts do not increase breast cancer risk, study concludes UK study covering 100,000 women finds ‘no overall link’ between cancer and night workNight shift work does not increase the risk of breast cancer, fi...
13:32 2019-05-29

Night shifts, long hours linked to miscarriages and preterm births (Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who work nights or long hours may be more likely to have a miscarriage or preterm delivery than mothers with day jo...
21:00 2019-07-18

From gas in Russia to China-bound plastics, Austria's OMV shifts focus for growth After years of largely banking on low-cost Russia for growth, OMV is shifting attention towards the Middle East as its chemist chief executive chases...
09:32 2019-06-18

Jussie Smollett: Over 2,000 documents released, Kim Foxx shifts reason for recusal On Friday Kim Foxx, Chicago's top prosecutor, released more than 2,000 pages of documents in Jussie Smollett's case and again explained her...
21:16 2019-05-31

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer ...
12:16 2019-07-15

Livanos family dishes on cooking show ‘Family Food Fight’ The Livanos family from Armonk hopes they’re cooking on all cylinders for Thursday night’s episode of ABC’s “Family Food Fight.” The new cooking/chal...
12:32 2019-06-27

A city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove i...
14:16 2019-05-23

Executive chairman of Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company puts in bid to take retailer private The executive chairman of the owner Saks-owner Hudson's Bay Company, Richard Baker, is leading a bid to take the retailer private, the company a...
11:48 2019-06-10

Shoppers slam fashion retailer over cheap bikini: 'Disgusting, questionable ethics' Shoppers are upset with fashion retailer Missguided over their £1 ($1.25) bikini promotion, which many have called unethical and bad for the environm...
13:00 2019-06-18

Ahead Of Rajya Sabha Bypolls, Gujarat Congress Shifts MLAs To Mount Abu Ahead of the Rajya Sabha bypolls for two seats in Gujarat on Friday, the state Congress has decided to shift its legislators to Mount Abu, a popular ...
14:16 2019-07-03

Tiger Woods shifts focus to U.S. Open with late run final round at Memorial With the championship hardware out of reach at the Memorial, Tiger Woods turned his eye toward the U.S. Open. He liked what he saw.   ...
19:00 2019-06-02

Photo-bomber flashes bare chest in background of grieving family at state park, Texas family says A Texas woman is seeking the identity of a photo -bomber who ruined her family’s weekend trip to a state park to remember a family member who died by...
06:32 2019-07-16

Family Files $10 Million Lawsuit Against City of Phoenix After Police Allegedly Assault, Threaten to Shoot Family A family is suing the City of Phoenix for $10 million after police officers were caught on video using what the family believes is excessive force....
17:48 2019-06-14

Kids clothing retailer Rockets of Awesome nabs former Walmart e-commerce exec for SVP role At Rockets of Awesome, Turner will be a senior vice president responsible for digital and marketing. He'll report to founder Rachel Blumenthal, ...
15:16 2019-07-22

Lady Gaga to launch beauty line on Amazon as retailer targets cosmetics business Pop star Lady Gaga on Tuesday announced a line of beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon in a boost to the online retailer's cosmetics busin...
20:32 2019-07-09

'Happy National Flip-Flop Day': Trump mocks Biden's policy shifts on Facebook: President Trump had some fun at the expense of former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday over his drastic policy shifts on abortion and immigration. ...
20:00 2019-06-14

| EU shifts right | Trumps touts Iran talks: WATCH the top World news videos for Monday European figures react to election results | Trump on Iran: 'If they'd like to talk, we'd like to talk'; here are the top World news videos for today...
02:16 2019-05-27

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove i...
23:00 2019-05-22

FedEx declines to renew U.S. Express contract with Amazon, a move that could affect the retailer during holiday shipping season The shipping giant's decision reflects long-simmering tension with the online retailer, which has its own logistics operation that's taken the most l...
14:32 2019-06-07

Tornado spotted near Tulsa airport, water rescues reported across Oklahoma as severe threat shifts east A powerful storm system that brought dozens of tornado sightings across the Southern Plains spawned a confirmed twister Tuesday morning near Tulsa In...
12:16 2019-05-21

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01:16 2019-06-01

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13:16 2019-05-21

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18:16 2019-06-18

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the nex...
13:48 2019-07-02

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18:16 2019-07-03

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13:32 2019-05-29

Fortnite Update 9.20 Time: Epic Games confirm next Fortnite update and server downtime Today Epic Games has finally confirmed when the next Fortnite Update will be released on PS4, Xbox and the many other devices capable of playing Fort...
18:16 2019-06-05

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under Preside...
11:48 2019-06-07

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bu...
13:48 2019-07-18

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explai...
15:48 2019-06-11

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players ove...
18:16 2019-06-06

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18:16 2019-07-02

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05:32 2019-05-29

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to Washington  He doesn’t believe in climate change and supports philosophers who question whether the Earth is round, but Eduardo Bolsonaro is set to be Brazil’s n...
15:16 2019-07-12

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristi...
14:48 2019-06-13

BP says biofuel to add to rather than replace gasoline in Brazil BP does not expect supply from additional biofuel capacity in Brazil - where it is combining its unit with U.S. grain trader Bunge's - to replace die...
11:48 2019-07-22

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative pr...
07:16 2019-05-31

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great sai...
05:16 2019-05-31

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died...
05:32 2019-05-27

Brazil's Bolsonaro changes view, says could run for re-election Less than six months since he took office, right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro says he could run for a second term even though he promised during the...
12:32 2019-06-21

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their pr...
16:49 2019-06-27

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournamen...
15:32 2019-06-14

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football feder...
13:48 2019-05-28

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
08:48 2019-05-21

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished ...
20:32 2019-06-18

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina c...
22:32 2019-06-29

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielni...
20:32 2019-06-13

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place gam...
15:32 2019-07-07

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's se...
10:48 2019-05-28

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrech...
19:48 2019-06-17

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies ...
17:48 2019-06-07

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Mon...
20:32 2019-06-13

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
01:01 2019-05-28

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a sur...
06:48 2019-06-19

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The ...
22:00 2019-06-08

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
05:16 2019-07-23

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competi...
11:32 2019-05-25

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack ...
07:48 2019-06-15

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América a...
13:48 2019-06-28

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
12:32 2019-05-27

Backers of embattled Bolsonaro take to streets in Brazil Thousands have gathered in cities across Brazil to show support for President Jair Bolsonaro, who faces an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a...
14:48 2019-05-26

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victo...
12:48 2019-06-09

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
02:16 2019-07-04

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a cru...
17:16 2019-06-19

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
19:48 2019-06-27

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean ...
18:48 2019-06-13

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the r...
16:00 2019-06-02

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
20:48 2019-07-10

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
18:32 2019-05-21

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half...
10:16 2019-07-03

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset ...
08:32 2019-06-13

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
14:16 2019-05-21

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
20:00 2019-05-22

Brazil's Bolsonaro wins key vote in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house...
19:32 2019-05-22

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government must cut another 2.5 billion reais President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that Brazil's federal government will need to cut its budget by 2.5 billion reais ($667 million) next week,...
23:32 2019-07-20

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far...
07:48 2019-06-12

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
17:48 2019-05-22

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Ar...
21:48 2019-07-01

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and sc...
07:48 2019-07-20

Brazil's Bolsonaro says nominating son as ambassador to U.S. is not nepotism Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday that the nomination of his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States was not an act of nepot...
15:01 2019-07-12

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of P...
18:32 2019-07-02

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
10:48 2019-05-21

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, ad...
00:16 2019-06-05

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the an...
04:32 2019-06-11

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
02:16 2019-07-04

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
23:32 2019-05-21

'I'm an American': Deported adoptee struggles in Brazil Paul Fernando Schreiner paces around a sparsely furnished room, swatting mosquitoes from his arms and neck as he wonders if today will be any differe...
01:16 2019-06-05

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin Am...
16:32 2019-07-09

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president ...
03:48 2019-05-27

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolat...
20:16 2019-06-03

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
05:48 2019-06-15

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
16:16 2019-06-12

Coutinho leads Brazil to opening win in Copa America SAO PAULO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho helped Brazil overcome the absence of Neymar by scoring twice in Brazil’s 3-0 win over Bolivia in the openin...
00:16 2019-06-15

Bolsonaro supporters march to pressure Brazil's Congress Supporters of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro marched on Sunday in support of his agenda and against lawmakers whom they see standing in his way, ...
23:32 2019-05-26

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its...
12:48 2019-07-11

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker ...
07:48 2019-05-28

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
22:48 2019-06-14

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the potentially life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest export...
13:48 2019-07-03

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern....
03:48 2019-07-01

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
19:00 2019-07-03

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big ...
05:48 2019-05-27

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the e...
19:48 2019-05-27

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails l...
19:48 2019-05-27

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surger...
19:48 2019-06-11

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a...
19:48 2019-07-02

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil’s justice minister is questioning the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
19:16 2019-06-15

Privatization to dominate capital markets, M&A in Brazil this year The sale of state-owned assets is expected to drive M&A transactions and share offerings volume in Brazil in the second half of the year, bankers and...
11:48 2019-07-10

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Th...
05:48 2019-07-04

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, mi...
05:48 2019-07-04

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Mo...
20:48 2019-05-27

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem,...
16:48 2019-06-08

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
21:16 2019-05-27

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil ma...
14:16 2019-06-08

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee pro...
16:32 2019-07-02

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
22:48 2019-06-15

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event last year should not ...
20:32 2019-05-27

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbus...
18:32 2019-06-30

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s...
23:00 2019-07-07

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provok...
16:32 2019-07-12

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for t...
19:00 2019-07-06

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
22:48 2019-05-29

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture...
08:00 2019-07-16

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from ...
14:48 2019-06-10

Host Brazil still looking for right balance in Copa América After escaping an embarrassing elimination, Brazil is trying to find the right balance for the rest of the Copa América at home   &...
14:16 2019-06-28

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's...
14:16 2019-06-07

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the c...
18:48 2019-05-31

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two ...
00:48 2019-05-30

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates h...
20:48 2019-05-27

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial pub...
22:48 2019-06-06

Brazil's Petrobras closes sale of TAG, receives $8.7 bln -filing Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA announced on Thursday it concluded the sale of gas pipeline system TAG to a group led by France's...
18:16 2019-06-13

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card "Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at \"corrupt\" tournament organisers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-...
04:32 2019-07-07

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, send...
17:32 2019-06-13

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
12:32 2019-05-30

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-...
20:32 2019-06-28

Australia 3-2 Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 7.4...
14:48 2019-06-13

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Aus...
14:32 2019-06-13

Neymar sits out Brazil training again because of knee issue RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session for a second straight day during the team’s Copa America preparations as h...
18:16 2019-05-30

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fo...
13:32 2019-06-28

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup...
11:48 2019-06-10

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is...
21:32 2019-06-01

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, o...
18:48 2019-07-08

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as ...
19:32 2019-06-10

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in P...
04:48 2019-06-28

Brazil 3-0 Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - as it happened A brilliant hat-trick from Cristiane gave Brazil a convincing 3-0 victory in their first World Cup game against Jamaica 5.54pm BST Related: Cristian...
14:48 2019-06-09

Nearly 1,000 Murder Suspects Held In Brazil Police Operation Brazilian police carried out a giant anti-murder operation in nearly every state of the country Tuesday, arresting 968 suspects in one day, according...
02:32 2019-05-29

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazil...
03:16 2019-06-28

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilitie...
21:48 2019-05-28

Brazil's Petrobras says it has begun sale process for 4 refineries Brazil state-controlled oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it had begun the process for selling four of its refineries, as part of a b...
08:32 2019-06-28

Brazil’s Filipe Luis misses practice because of injury BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Brazil is preparing for the Copa América semifinal against Argentina without left back Filipe Luis, midfielder Fernandi...
20:48 2019-06-29

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas...
08:48 2019-06-14

Relations between Brazil lawmakers, government improve: survey Relations between Brazilian lawmakers and the government are improving, a survey showed on Friday, boosting the chances that the Congress will approv...
12:16 2019-06-28

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twis...
17:48 2019-05-29

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
11:48 2019-07-08

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has inv...
04:32 2019-07-12

Women's World Cup 2019 team guide No 11: Brazil Marta is set to play in her last World Cup but this squad has fallen behind the best teams in the worldThis article is part of the Guardian’s 2019 Wo...
15:32 2019-06-01

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
07:48 2019-07-05

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
21:48 2019-07-11

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
02:32 2019-06-06

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
05:48 2019-05-25

Brazil economy minister's cellphone hacked: statement The cellphone of Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has been hacked, his press office said late on Monday, as the minister became the most recent...
08:32 2019-07-23

Brazil bans labs from food inspections after BRF scandal Brazil's Ministry of Agriculture officially banned three laboratories from conducting food inspections over their involvement in a food safety testin...
14:16 2019-05-22

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were h...
05:01 2019-06-19

Brazil and Argentina eclipsed at start of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Uruguay, Chile and Colombia impressed at the start of the Copa America, eclipsing hosts Brazil and embattled Argentina early in...
16:48 2019-06-18

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
13:48 2019-06-27

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
12:16 2019-06-17

Brazil could tweak gun decree after criticism: president's spokesman Brazil's government could make some changes to an executive gun decree signed by far-right President Jair Bolsonaro as a result of some of the critic...
22:32 2019-05-21

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, accordi...
19:32 2019-06-17

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make...
09:32 2019-06-18

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors fr...
10:00 2019-06-19

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
15:48 2019-06-27

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also ...
10:32 2019-05-23

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering c...
22:48 2019-06-21

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to ...
15:00 2019-07-22

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday ...
19:32 2019-05-22

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
16:16 2019-05-21

Brazil Cuts 2019 Economic Growth Forecast The government lowered its outlook for Brazil’s economic growth this year to 1.6% as President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration struggled to get an ov...
18:01 2019-05-22

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
20:16 2019-07-19

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential ch...
22:00 2019-07-18

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Com...
19:00 2019-05-23

Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
09:16 2019-05-21

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means n...
02:00 2019-05-24

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São...
21:32 2019-05-21

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight "Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarte...
19:32 2019-06-22

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
22:48 2019-06-23

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
10:48 2019-05-22

Brazil's Bolsonaro plans to tap his son as envoy to U.S. even if it hurts his popularity Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro reiterated on Thursday that he intends to nominate his son Eduardo to be ambassador to the United States, even if ...
22:00 2019-07-18

Brazil routs Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America quarterfinals SÃO PAULO (AP) — Brazil finally got it going in the Copa America at home, routing Peru 5-0 to reach the quarterfinals on Saturday. Casemiro, Roberto ...
18:32 2019-06-22

Brazil officials say 11 dead in ‘massacre' at Belém bar The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.   &...
15:32 2019-05-21

Brazil v Peru: Copa América 2019 final – live! Get in touch and email Rob with your thoughtsJonathan Wilson: Gareca bids to lead Peru to gloryBrazil set out to win back hearts of a nation 9.03pm B...
16:16 2019-07-07

Monica’s controversial own goal seals Australia’s comeback against Brazil A much-vaunted Australian side recovered from the threat of group stage ignominy in a match featuring five goals, VAR, a comeback from 2-0 down and c...
16:32 2019-06-13

Fiat Chrysler to invest $4B to regain lost share in Brazil Fiat Chrysler is bringing new models to Brazil and expanding local Jeep and engine production in a bid to regain lost market share in Latin America's...
11:32 2019-05-23

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon ...
09:48 2019-05-21

Anger mounts at Vale in Brazil town at risk for new dam burst It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining da...
13:48 2019-05-24

Joao Gilberto, Brazil's father of bossa nova, dies at 88 The Brazilian musician was considered a "revolutionary" for launching a new genre that incorporated elements of jazz. Joao Gilberto is best known for...
12:48 2019-07-07

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais ...
19:16 2019-06-10

Brazil withdraws diplomatic invite to Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's government withdrew an invitation to an official ceremony sent to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guiadó, she said on Friday...
13:16 2019-05-31

Officer traveling with Brazil President to G20 caught with 39 kilos of cocaine A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
14:32 2019-06-28

Brazil and Venezuela join Chile, Colombia in Copa quarters BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Defending champion Chile and Colombia were joined by Brazil and Venezuela in the Copa America knockout stage on Saturda...
18:32 2019-06-22

Brazil’s Roberto Firmino on target in Copa América win against Peru Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half in São Paulo to set up a 5-0 victory and cruise into the Copa América quarter-finals....
20:32 2019-06-22

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond...
11:32 2019-07-16

Arthur ruled out of Brazil's Copa America opener against Bolivia "Brazil will start without Arthur in their lineup for Friday’s Copa America opener against Bolivia but his midfield partner Casemiro said he was hopi...
04:48 2019-06-14

Copa America: Brazil beats Peru for first title in 12 years Brazil have lifted the Copa America trophy for the fifth time at home after beating Peru 3-1. The home side had to play with 10 men after Gabriel Jes...
23:48 2019-07-07

Jesus takes center stage as Brazil win Copa America Brazil's Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America for ...
23:16 2019-07-07

Brazil end Copa América drought with victory over Peru in final • Gabriel Jesus scores and is sent off in 3-1 victory• Éverton and Richarlison also claim goals for BrazilBrazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, score...
23:00 2019-07-07

Brazil officials admit knowing prison clash was ‘imminent’ Families were burying Thursday victims of several prison riots that killed 55 inmates in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas, as authorities con...
14:32 2019-05-30

Brazil plan to open gas sector seen luring Naturgy, Engie, others Recently announced plans to foster competition in the Brazilian natural gas market may trigger a wave of privatizations among state-controlled distri...
20:48 2019-07-15

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a s...
10:01 2019-07-19

Australia recover to beat Brazil despite Marta's landmark goal Australia came from two goals down to defeat Brazil 3-2 in the women's World Cup on Thursday, as Monica's own goal overshadowed a milestone strike fo...
18:32 2019-06-13

Brazil's Bolsonaro formally recognizes Venezuelan opposition envoy Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro received the diplomatic credentials of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's envoy to Brazil, forma...
20:32 2019-06-04

Brazil's Bolsonaro to extend environmental land registry indefinitely President Jair Bolsonaro will reissue a temporary decree removing a deadline for farmers to register their properties on an environmental registry se...
16:16 2019-06-06

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
22:32 2019-07-22

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil’s supreme court ruled Thursday that homophobia and discrimination against members of the LGBT community should be crimes like racism, a decisi...
01:16 2019-05-24

UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade carjacked in Brazil UFC women’s strawweight champion Jessica Andrade was carjacked at gunpoint in Brazil, according ESPN. Andrade, who was driving with her wife, Fernand...
22:48 2019-05-30

Brazil new star Everton thinks about future with Neymar back All that 23-year-old striker Everton expected when he joined Brazil's Copa América squad one month ago was to pick up some international ...
11:00 2019-07-08

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime Brazil's supreme court has officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes similar to racism, with the final justices casting their votes in a ruli...
03:00 2019-06-14

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
18:32 2019-07-19

Avon Products Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of an icon of 20th-century busin...
05:16 2019-05-22

Brazil Senate inquiry into Vale dam accident recommends 14 indictments A Brazilian Senate inquiry into the collapse of a Vale dam that killed nearly 250 people will recommend indictments of 14 people, including Vale exec...
20:00 2019-07-01

After explosions, Brazil power transmission companies remove GE equipment After an unusual number of explosions, several Brazilian power transmission companies have started removing a piece of equipment made by General Elec...
18:32 2019-07-01

Brazil suspends beef exports to China after mad cow case: exporter A representative of a leading Brazil-based beef exporter confirmed on Monday that the country's agriculture ministry has suspended beef exports to Ch...
16:00 2019-06-03

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to mad cow case: exporter Brazilian exporters selling beef to China face a temporary ban on shipments as Brazil deals with an atypical case of mad cow disease in Mato Grosso s...
16:00 2019-06-03

Rains seen hampering coffee, cane harvest in Brazil, but will cease soon Ample rains in most of the sugar and coffee areas in Brazil this week are expected to bring harvest operations to a halt, but forecasts indicate prec...
14:32 2019-06-03

Police Probe of Dam Collapse in Brazil Focuses on How Much Vale May Have Known About Risks Police investigating the collapse of a Brazilian mine-waste dam are focusing on Vale SA’s chief financial officer and two former senior officials, an...
05:16 2019-07-03

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo a s...
19:16 2019-06-18

Brazil coach says Neymar rape allegation is personal matter RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil coach Tite says the rape allegation against Neymar is a personal matter and he won’t judge the player. Tite spoke ...
12:16 2019-06-03

Brazil's Natura and Avon in advanced talks on all-stock deal Natura Cosmeticos and Avon Products said they are in advanced talks over a potential all-stock transaction that will see Natura take a majority stake...
09:32 2019-05-22

Brazil halts beef exports to China after atypical mad cow case Brazil has temporarily halted beef exports to China following an atypical case of mad cow disease in leading farm state Mato Grosso, the agriculture ...
01:16 2019-06-04

Brazil Senate blocks Bolsonaro move to ease gun carrying Brazil's Senate on Tuesday overturned a decree signed last month by right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that drastically expanded the number of peopl...
22:16 2019-06-18

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure mi...
19:16 2019-06-10

Brazil's JBS buying cattle from deforested Amazon land: report Brazilian food processor JBS SA has been buying cattle from ranchers operating on deforested land in the Amazon that the government had said must not...
14:32 2019-07-02

REFILE-Privatization to dominate capital markets, M&A in Brazil this year The sale of state-owned assets is expected to drive M&A transactions and share offerings volume in Brazil in the second half of the year, bankers and...
18:32 2019-07-10

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks...
17:01 2019-07-21

Brazil's Braskem says hearing on appeal of NYSE delisting on Oct 17 - filing Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has scheduled a hearing on the company's appeal o...
18:32 2019-06-11

Fireworks, phone calls bother Argentina before Brazil semi Fireworks in the early hours of Tuesday burst near the hotel where Argentina players are staying for their Copa América semifinal against host...
11:16 2019-07-02

Brazil's Bovespa stock market hits record high Brazilian stocks surged to a fresh all-time high on Friday, with markets reopening after a national holiday the previous day and sentiment boosted by...
10:48 2019-06-21

Brazil v Argentina: Copa América semi-final – live! Old rivals meet in Belo Horizonte for place in finalEmail John with your thoughts or tweet him @JohnBrewin_ 1.42am BST 11 min: Roddy Zambrano is the ...
20:48 2019-07-02

Heading into Copa America, Brazil's focus is off the field Neymar is again the focus of the Brazil's national team ahead of a major tournament on home soil, but for a very different reason   &...
07:48 2019-06-05

Jesus scores at last to take Brazil into Copa América final Gabriel Jesus scored zero goals in the World Cup and had zero goals in Copa América in his first four matches, but it was all forgotten after ...
07:32 2019-07-03

Brazil's Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil's Athletico beat Argentina's River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the first leg of the Re...
23:16 2019-05-22

Brazil Set to Overhaul Pensions That Coddle Retirees but Drain Coffers Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro is trying this month to push through a broad reform of generous pension provisions that eat up the state’s budget t...
00:32 2019-07-09

FE won't move WEC race clashes, Eindhoven/Brazil linked with races ABB FIA Formula E deputy CEO Alberto Longo insists the electric championship is "not going to move" its clashing race dates with the World Endurance ...
18:32 2019-06-21

Brazil streets ahead but rest of South America far behind Europe Argentina’s long trophy drought, combined with sub-par organization, is further evidence that Brazil’s dominance apart, the gulf between South Americ...
21:48 2019-07-08

Brazil frosts hit coffee, sugarcane areas; production impact seen Frosts were reported in several agricultural areas in Brazil over the weekend, including coffee and sugarcane production regions, and cooperatives an...
21:16 2019-07-08

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants a “filter” on the country’s audiovisual production, possibly limiting public funding to projects his...
19:16 2019-07-19

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it r...
12:48 2019-06-18

Brazil wireless carrier TIM uses equipment from China's Huawei for 5G tests Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA said on Wednesday it is using equipment provided by China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd to conduct fif...
04:32 2019-05-23

Brazil's president wins, justice minister loses in Congress Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from disgruntled lower house...
21:32 2019-05-22

Sao Miguel das Missoes Brazil, A Mission Forced to Abandon its Converts Brazil is a huge country, well known for its carnivals, rich coffee, fantastic soccer players, and diverse heritage. One of its most remarkable archa...
10:48 2019-06-01

Copa America: Tite expected to make changes to Brazil’s team SAO PAULO (AP) — Under pressure after two lackluster performances by Brazil in the Copa America at home, coach Tite is expected to make changes to hi...
22:16 2019-06-21

Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro faces a crucial test on Wednesday of his ability to govern without courting traditional parties in Congress, which...
14:16 2019-05-22

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals The Copa América produced some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, but it reaches the last four with a blockbuster matchu...
15:32 2019-06-30

VW truck brand to invest $344 million in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
20:32 2019-05-21

Brazil prosecution of Lula could be compromised, Intercept leaks show The Brazilian Bar Association has called for the suspension of the justice minister and several prosecutors. In messages, Sergio Moro, in his previou...
01:32 2019-06-11

Lionel Messi Goes Off On "Bullshit" Refereeing After Argentina Lose To Brazil VAR has been a disaster at the Copa América this summer, and last night’s Brazil-Argentina semifinal was no different. And as evidenced by his scathi...
13:16 2019-07-03

Ankle injury forces Neymar out of Brazil’s friendly match BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil striker Neymar has left a friendly match against Qatar in tears after twisting an ankle during a hard tackle in the fi...
00:16 2019-06-06

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in friendly win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
00:16 2019-06-06

No Neymar, No Problem As Brazil Begin New Copa America Reign Yet as this year's Copa campaign unfolded, Brazil demonstrated that it might have finally cast off the longstanding criticisms of "Neymar-dependency....
02:16 2019-07-09

Brazil's Neymar ruled out of Copa América with ankle injury Forward suffers injury in friendly against QatarBrazil hosting tournament starting on 14 JuneThe Brazil forward Neymar has been ruled out of the Copa...
04:32 2019-06-06

Brazil authorities put freeze on Neymar mansions amid tax dispute Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar's off-pitch woes continue to mount, as Brazilian tax authorities put a freeze on dozens of his mansions and other ...
12:16 2019-06-17

Bolsonaro supporters take to Brazil’s streets as approval ratings drop Rallies were reported in more than 300 towns and cities, including Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Juiz de ForaHardcore devotees of Brazil’s far-right ...
16:00 2019-05-26

Brazil beats Paraguay in shootout in Copa América quarters PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil (AP) — Goalkeeper Alisson made a save and Gabriel Jesus scored the decisive penalty as Brazil defeated 10-man Paraguay 4-3 in a ...
23:32 2019-06-27

Brazil fined for homophobic chants at Copa America opener RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — South America’s soccer body has fined Brazil $15,000 because of homophobic chants during Copa America’s opening mat...
23:32 2019-06-27

Outcry after reports Brazil plans to investigate Glenn Greenwald Federal police reportedly asked money laundering unit to investigate the ‘financial activities’ of the US journalistBrazil’s Bar Association, journal...
19:32 2019-07-03

Brazil's Vale will invest $1.9 billion to shut down nine dams -filing Brazilian mining company Vale SA said it will spend $1.9 billion for the decommissioning of nine tailing dams in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais,...
15:32 2019-06-08

Soccer: Brazil's Marta will not start Jamaica game - coach Brazil forward Marta will not start her team's opening game against Jamaica at the women's World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem, coach Vada...
10:16 2019-06-08

'Value it more': Marta's impassioned plea to Brazil at Women's World Cup – video An emotional Marta bid farewell to another unsuccessful World Cup campaign with a challenge to Brazil's future stars: work harder and do more if you ...
15:32 2019-06-27

Willian will replace Neymar in Brazil's Copa America lineup Chelsea's Willian has been announced as the injury replacement for Neymar on Brazil's Copa America squad, the Brazilian Football Confederation said F...
15:16 2019-06-07

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian...
19:48 2019-06-14

Everton: the little onion making a big impact for Brazil at the Copa América Everton cycled 6km to train with his youth team in Maracanaú. Now he is playing in a Copa América final at the MaracanãBy Yellow & Green Football for...
10:32 2019-07-05

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs executive order easing gun rules Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has signed an executive order relaxing gun rules in the country, making it easier to import guns and increasing the...
08:37 2019-05-21

Brazil eyes 63-bln-reais economic stimulus package - newspaper Brazil's government planning to unveil a fiscal stimulus package worth 63 billion reais ($16.8 billion) in the coming days to kickstart a flagging ec...
09:32 2019-07-17

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latam FX fall, Brazil's real firms Most Latin American currencies dipped on Thursday as news flow from the White House dampened optimism around a China-U.S. trade deal, while Brazil's ...
17:16 2019-06-27

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
21:48 2019-05-27

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the pre...
19:16 2019-05-28

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas on Sunday, and at least 15 people died before the riot was brought under...
20:48 2019-05-26

Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains Neymar sat out Brazil's training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team began its Copa America pr...
17:16 2019-05-29

Brazil's Moro, prosecutors scramble to react to leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro and federal prosecutors scrambled to recover on Monday after the website The Intercept published reports based...
13:16 2019-06-10

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for...
23:32 2019-05-26

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, the Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the count...
02:48 2019-07-17

Brazil airman can face drug charges in Spain and at home Brazil’s defense minister says an air force sergeant accused of attempting to smuggle cocaine into Spain while working in support of a trip by Presid...
20:16 2019-06-27

Brazil's economy is expected to recover in Q2 - central bank chief Brazil's economy is expected to recover in the second quarter of this year after contracting in the first, thereby avoiding technical recession, cent...
12:32 2019-06-27

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
10:32 2019-07-18

S Jaishankar To Attend BRICS Foreign Ministers Meet In Brazil External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar will participate in the standalone meeting of the BRICS Foreign Ministers scheduled to be held in Rio de Janei...
09:32 2019-07-18

Brazil's Supreme Court criminalizes homophobia and transphobia The new ruling would legally protect the country's LGBT community, which has among the highest rates of violent deaths in the world.  ...
14:32 2019-06-14

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on ...
13:16 2019-07-23

Brazil Scandal Tarnishes Nation's Graft-Fighting Judge The credibility of Brazil’s justice system and a sprawling Brazilian anti-graft investigation is at stake after leaked texts purported to now-Justice...
09:16 2019-07-18

'People are very scared': fighting dengue fever in Brazil – in pictures Dengue fever is one of the most deadly mosquito-borne diseases – half the world’s population is at risk from it. Adrienne Surprenant’s photos from th...
15:16 2019-06-27

The Whole Stupid Family Is There President Donald Trump is having a jolly good time looking like a deer in the headlights in the UK, but his adult children are the ones really having...
14:00 2019-06-04

Neymar loses Brazil captaincy to Dani Alves for Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian star Neymar has lost his national team’s captaincy for the Copa America to veteran Dani Alves. Brazil’s f...
23:16 2019-05-27

Brazil gears up to enhance data analytics to tackle benefit fraud Interoperability and workforce training to use more data in decision-making are at the core of projects underpinning the reform of the country's pens...
11:00 2019-07-12

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say th...
02:48 2019-07-17

Leaked Messages Raise Fairness Questions in Brazil Corruption Inquiry Private phone chats suggest that a prominent judge consulted with prosecutors in the Car Wash corruption investigation, which convicted a former pres...
23:32 2019-06-10

Brazil's CPFL Energia offers to buy Chinese stake in renewables unit Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA announced on Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with its parent company, China's State Grid , for the p...
08:48 2019-05-21

Brazil medical educator Afya plans acquisitions, international expansion Brazilian medical education group Afya Ltd plans to double the number of undergraduate students, to acquire companies and expand internationally, fol...
20:00 2019-07-19

Students protest across Brazil over Jair Bolsonaro's sweeping cuts to education From Amazon cities to small towns in the deep south, demonstrators turned out to condemn funding cutsTens of thousands of students, academics and tea...
07:16 2019-05-31

Women's World Cup Twitter trends: Brazil's Marta most popular player Brazil's Marta edged U.S. stars Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe as the most popular player on Twitter during the group stage of the 2019 FIFA Women's W...
20:16 2019-06-21

Brazil beats Paraguay in shootout in Copa América quarters Goalkeeper Alisson made a save and Gabriel Jesus scored the decisive penalty as Brazil defeated 10-man Paraguay 4-3 in a penalty shootout to reach th...
01:32 2019-06-28

Brazil mourns bossa nova founder João Gilberto as he is buried in Rio Brazilians said goodbye to legendary musician João Gilberto, a founder of bossa nova, ahead of his funeral on Monday afternoon, with an outpouring of...
20:16 2019-07-08

Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation Brazil's environmental protection agency IBAMA on Wednesday launched its biggest-ever operation to tackle illegal logging that is accelerating Amazon...
03:48 2019-06-06

Brazil and Argentina should fear Copa América giantkillings | Jonathan Wilson Brazil face their old enemies Paraguay in the quarter-finals and Argentina have no cause for confidence against VenezuelaHello nemesis, old friend. F...
15:32 2019-06-27

Brazil's Petrobras eyes transfer-of-rights addendum that opens up $9 bln payment Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said on Tuesday its board of directors approved an addendum to a transfer-of-rights oil contract that will s...
08:48 2019-05-21

Soccer: Neymar ruled out of Copa America after Brazil beat Qatar Brazil's 2-0 friendly win over Asian champions Qatar in Brasilia on Wednesday came at a heavy cost after they lost striker Neymar for this month's Co...
04:32 2019-06-06

Brazil's Petrobras strikes deal with regulator to sell natgas assets -TV Brazilian state-owned oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA has reached an agreement with anti-trust regulator Cade to sell off a series of natural gas tra...
21:00 2019-07-08

Brazil's Willian out of Copa América final due to injury Brazilian midfielder Willian was ruled out of Sunday's Copa América final because of a right thigh injury      ...
21:16 2019-07-03

Brazil's Hapvida to acquire smaller rival America Group -filing Brazilian healthcare provider Hapvida Participacoes e Investimentos SA has reached an agreement to acquire smaller rival America Group for 426 millio...
02:00 2019-06-10

Sugar trader Czarnikow joins ethanol trading venture in Brazil British sugar trader Czarnikow has entered as a partner in a new ethanol trading company in Brazil, in a joint venture with a group of local investor...
19:32 2019-05-31

Nestle and Fonterra mull sale of dairy joint venture in Brazil Swiss food group Nestle SA and New Zealand's dairy producer Fonterra Co-operative Group said they would review strategic options for their Dairy Part...
02:16 2019-05-23

Vale's Gongo Soco mine dam has up to 15% chance of bursting: Brazil official Brazilian miner Vale's tailings dam in the town of Barao de Cocais in Minas Gerais has up to a 15% chance of breaking, the state's environment secret...
08:48 2019-05-21

Brazil snubs Venezuelan opposition envoy as doubts rise on Guaido Brazil withdrew an invitation to the envoy for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to present her diplomatic credentials, she said on Friday, an...
22:00 2019-05-31

Brazil's Petrobras pays $700 million to Vantage Drilling after court decision Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday it had made a $700 million payment to oil services provider Vantage Dril...
20:16 2019-06-21

Brazil's Minerva suspends furlough at beef plant as China ban ends Brazilian meat processor Minerva SA said on Thursday it has suspended a furlough announced last week for its Barretos beef processing facility, follo...
18:16 2019-06-13

Brazil coach Tite reserves judgment on Neymar rape accusation Brazilian coach Tite on Monday declined to pass judgment on the rape accusation made against the national soccer side's star Neymar, whose denial of ...
18:32 2019-06-03

Costly tickets, empty seats and quiet crowd for Brazil game SAO PAULO (AP) — The Copa America opener on Friday yielded a box-office record for Brazil with gate receipts of more than $5.7 million. It was the at...
20:16 2019-06-15

Brazil 2-0 Argentina | Copa América semi-final match report Brazil will face Chile or Peru in Sunday’s finalLionel Messi’s international title drought continuesAs it happened: John Brewin’s minute-by-minute re...
00:00 2019-07-03

Copa America: Argentine FA condemns referee for 'serious errors' in defeat by Brazil The Argentine FA complains to South American football's governing body over "serious and gross refereeing errors" in their Copa America semi-final de...
09:16 2019-07-04

Brazil's Banco Inter seeks up to $260 mln in capital to fuel growth -source Brazilian online lender Banco Inter SA is seeking to raise between 800 million reais and 1 billion reais ($260 million) to fund new growth initiative...
17:48 2019-06-11

Brazil lower house votes to allow foreign airlines in domestic market Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy...
00:32 2019-05-22

Opinion: At 41 and playing in her seventh World Cup, Brazil's Formiga one for the ages When Brazilian superstar Formiga, now 41, made her World Cup debut in 1995, 150 players at this year's tournament had not yet been born.  ...
18:48 2019-06-08

Brazil police charge ex-soccer club head over deadly fire Brazilian police have charged the former president of the Flamingo soccer club with manslaughter for a fire that killed 10 teenage players in Februar...
19:48 2019-06-11

Court orders mining firm Vale SA to pay all damage of Brazil dam collapse A Brazilian court has ordered a multinational mining company to pay for all damages caused by a dam collapse in January that killed nearly 250 people...
13:16 2019-07-10

Brazil Congress readies pension reform vote, markets surge Brazil's lower house of Congress began final debates on Wednesday ahead of a vote on a landmark overhaul to the country's pension system, as expectat...
15:16 2019-07-10

Brazil frost damage in focus as global coffee forum kicks off Brazilian coffee farmers expect damage to their crops due to frosts in recent days, but investors are nevertheless keeping their expectations for rec...
15:32 2019-07-10

Brazil's Banco BTG Pactual prices follow-on at 46 reais per unit -source Banco BTG Pactual SA / Brazil's largest independent investment banking firm, priced its units at 46 reais in a secondary offering, one source with kn...
22:48 2019-06-11

MOVES-Brazil's Itaú taps Andre Gailey as CEO of Paraguayan bank Brazil's largest private-sector bank Itaú Unibanco Holding SA has named André Gailey as the new chief executive of its bank in Paraguay, replacing Vi...
16:16 2019-07-10

Satellite data shows Amazon deforestation rising under Brazil's Bolsonaro Deforestation of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil sped up in May to the fastest rate in a decade, according to data from an early-warning satellite sy...
20:48 2019-06-04

Brazil pension fund Previ to invest in upcoming share offerings Brazil's largest pension fund Previ intends to be an active investor in a series of upcoming share offerings as part of an effort to diversify its po...
11:16 2019-06-05

Marta sets record with 17th World Cup goal in Brazil victory Marta set a record for men and women with her 17th career World Cup goal in Brazil’s 1-0 victory over Italy on Tuesday night at Valenciennes th...
19:16 2019-06-18

Northern Brazil power line to avoid impact on tribe: document The builders of a new power transmission line to the northern Brazilian state of Roraima have pledged to deploy 200 inspectors to reduce the environm...
21:32 2019-05-27

Brazil to extend probe into Vale dam disaster into early 2020: official Brazil's mining secretary said on Friday he expects the sector's main regulator to extend its investigation until January 2020 into the causes of the...
05:32 2019-07-20

Brazil soccer star Neymar denies alleged rape in Paris Brazil soccer player Neymar has denied accusations of rape contained in a Sao Paulo police report seen by Reuters, saying he had been the victim of a...
05:00 2019-06-02

Brazil farmers struggle for internet signal as tech floods sector Brazil's lack of reliable internet accessibility in rural areas is an increasingly critical problem for its farmers, as more agricultural equipment a...
08:48 2019-05-21

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International to rec...
14:16 2019-05-22

Brazil’s newest morning TV sensation: Lurid true-crime shows As the country battles a historic crime wave that has claimed tens of thousands of lives, the staples that once dominated morning television have bee...
20:32 2019-05-27

Brazil's Marta injures left thigh in World Cup training The Brazilian Football Federation says star forward Marta Vieira da Silva has a light left thigh muscle injury and will be in physical therapy for a ...
19:00 2019-05-25

Cristiane hat-trick gives Brazil perfect start to Women's World Cup campaign Brazil’s Cristiane scored a hat-trick as the former finalists sealed a superb 3-0 victory over Women’s World Cup debutants Jamaica on Sunday to kick ...
14:48 2019-06-09

Brazil will not change Amazon fund without asking donors: development bank BNDES Brazil will make no changes to the governance of the billion-dollar Amazon Fund without consulting the donors Norway and Germany, the president of th...
23:32 2019-06-07

Soccer: Marta injury worries Brazil ahead of Jamaica opener Brazil striker Marta is a doubt for their women's World Cup opener against Jamaica next month after the country's soccer confederation (CBF) said on ...
03:32 2019-05-26

Brazil's Bolsonaro defends soccer star Neymar against rape accusation Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday came out in support of Neymar, the national soccer star who has been accused of raping a woman last mo...
16:48 2019-06-05

New generation of political exiles leave Bolsonaro's Brazil 'to stay alive' Politicians, academics and writers have fled a climate of death threats and hostility reminiscent of the military dictatorshipAt times, the solitude ...
08:48 2019-07-11

Top Brazil appeals court suspends decision preventing Braskem dividend Brazil's top appeals court on Wednesday suspended a decision that prevented petrochemical company Braskem SA from holding a shareholders meeting to d...
19:48 2019-06-12

Brazil lower house pension vote in question as session goes late Brazil's lower house of Congress was due to vote on Tuesday on a flagship overhaul to the pension system but by early evening the debate had still no...
02:32 2019-07-10

EMERGING MARKETS-Latam stocks down, Brazil shares up on hopes of reform While most Latin American stocks weakened on Monday, Brazil shares rose sharply after a pro-government march mounted pressure on Congress to pass ref...
12:32 2019-05-27

Brazil's Marta overtakes Miroslav Klose as leading World Cup scorer She's a six-time world player of the year and has now scored 17 World Cup goals, but Marta has never won women's football's biggest prize. Judging by...
00:32 2019-06-19

Brazil: huge rise in Amazon destruction under Bolsonaro, figures show Monthly deforestation up 88.4% compared with a year agoBrazil pressured to protect Amazon under trade deal termsDeforestation in Brazil’s portion of ...
19:32 2019-07-03

Watch: Gabriel Jesus leads Brazil over Peru, gets sent off at Copa America Gabriel Jesus scored a goal and assisted another before being sent off the field with a red card during a 3-1 win against Peru in Sunday's 2019 Copa ...
09:16 2019-07-08

Brazil May chicken exports to China rise close to 50% amid ASF outbreak Brazilian chicken exports to China grew by 49% in May compared to the same period last year as the Asian nation imported more meat to deal with an ou...
10:16 2019-06-07