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In a hideaway for Brazil’s rich and famous, a new scandal emerges
Brazil
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Brazil
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In a hideaway for Brazil’s rich and famous, a new scandal emerges

Vanessa Dezem | Bloomberg - July 29, 2015

Read: Latin America’s anti-corruption crusade SÃO PAULO — Just south of Rio de Janeiro, along a strip of coastline known for its white-sand beaches and high-end resorts, Brazil's…

Rousseff’s horror movie may only get worse in 2nd half
Brazil
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Brazil
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Rousseff’s horror movie may only get worse in 2nd half

Raymond Colitt | Bloomberg - July 21, 2015

BRASILIA — If Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff thought it was tough imposing austerity measures in the first half of the year, she may be in for some…

Brazil in crisis means 93 company downgrades just the beginning
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil in crisis means 93 company downgrades just the beginning

Filipe Pacheco and Ney Hayashi | Bloomberg - July 20, 2015

Brazil is keeping credit-rating companies busy. Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings have dished out 93 corporate downgrades since Jan. 1, already more than…

China throws Brazil multi-billion dollar lifeline for jets, oil
Brazil
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Brazil
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China throws Brazil multi-billion dollar lifeline for jets, oil

Anna Edgerton and Raymond Colitt | Bloomberg - May 19, 2015

BRASILIA, Brazil — China extended billions of dollars in loans and investment to Brazil as the South American nation reels from a slowing economy and a corruption…

As Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk, Brazil has something to celebrate
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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As Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk, Brazil has something to celebrate

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - April 16, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil -- As if she weren't already famous enough, the final catwalk show Wednesday at São Paulo Fashion Week by Brazilian "über model" Gisele…

Treasurer of Brazil’s ruling party arrested in Petrobras probe
Brazil
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Brazil
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Treasurer of Brazil’s ruling party arrested in Petrobras probe

Raymond Colitt and Sabrina Valle | Bloomberg - April 15, 2015

BRASILIA, Brazil — Police arrested the treasurer of Brazil's ruling Workers' Party on Wednesday, bringing the country's largest corruption scandal a step closer to President Dilma Rousseff's…

Another huge and open iron mine is carved out of Brazil’s rain forest
Brazil
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Brazil
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Another huge and open iron mine is carved out of Brazil’s rain forest

Dom Phillips | The Washington Post - April 14, 2015

SERRA SUL, Carajas, Brazil — The line of trucks and four-wheel-drive pickups threw up clouds of red dust as it snaked up the hill on the wide…

Petrobras top management resigns in Brazil corruption case
Brazil
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Brazil
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Petrobras top management resigns in Brazil corruption case

Sabrina Valle and Denyse Godoy | Bloomberg - February 5, 2015

RIO DE JANEIRO — Petroleo Brasileiro Chief Executive Officer Maria das Gracas Foster and five of her top managers stepped down amid a corruption probe that's wiped…

Brazil’s Rousseff vows to tackle graft, boost economy
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s Rousseff vows to tackle graft, boost economy

Hector Velasco and Eugenia Logiuratto | AFP - January 2, 2015

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff kicked off a second term Thursday, vowing to tackle corruption and revamp the economy as her government reels from a series…

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges 450 percent, says environmental group
Brazil
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Brazil
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Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon surges 450 percent, says environmental group

AFP - November 18, 2014

BRASÍLIA – Deforestation in Brazil's storied Amazon basin region skyrocketed more than 450 percent in October from a year earlier, a nongovernmental group warned Monday. The alarming loss was…

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