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Fitch cuts Brazil credit rating to just above junk
Brazil
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Brazil
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Fitch cuts Brazil credit rating to just above junk

AFP - October 15, 2015

WASHINGTON -- Fitch dealt Brazil's credit rating a one-step cut on Thursday to just above a junk rating, saying the government faces increased fiscal pressures as the economy…

Olympics: Rio chief pledges to ‘fix’ water pollution
Global
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Global
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Olympics: Rio chief pledges to ‘fix’ water pollution

AFP - September 1, 2015

LONDON, U.K. -- The president of the organizing committee for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro vowed on Tuesday to address concerns about water pollution at…

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…

Brazil’s post-election party is over for Rousseff
Brazil
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Brazil
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Brazil’s post-election party is over for Rousseff

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - October 27, 2014

Beaming and wearied, her voice faltering, Dilma Rousseff stepped up to the microphone at the packed hotel auditorium in Brasilia and paused. She had just shoehorned victory…

World Cup couch potatoes hurting retail sales
Brazil 2014
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Brazil 2014
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World Cup couch potatoes hurting retail sales

Juan Pablo Spinetto and Christiana Sciaudone | Bloomberg - May 15, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – For most Brazilians, winning a World Cup on home soil would be priceless. For companies ranging from retailers to airlines, the event…