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Her successor, Brazilian President Michel Temer, is now facing mounting calls to resign or be impeached, following explosive testimony released by the Supreme Court accusing him of accepting millions of dollars in bribes since 2010.
Deforestation accelerating in Brazil. Global demand for meat and animal feed is fuelling deforestation of the rainforest. The Brazilian government wants to free up further conservation areas for economic development - despite the concerns of ...
Late Sunday night, after meeting with government officials from the two states affected, Brazil's president, Michel Temer, announced that the federal government would release funds to help them. Brazil's development bank, BNDES, planned to make ...
Today, only 12.5 percent of Brazilian land remains in the possession of indigenous people. ... Brazil's government had delayed demarcating tribal land and allowed indigenous people to suffer violence because of conflicts with landowners, he said.
But others appear to have believed that a new government would shut down a corruption investigation that had implicated much of Brazil's political and economic elite, and that Ms. Rousseff had refused to block. corruption depends on an "equilibrium ...
In an interview with Sputnik Brazil, Carlos Eduardo Martins, a political analyst from the country said that the situation "is becoming increasingly difficult" for Temer's government and that a recent arrest of his former aide Tadeu Filippelli only adds ...
Since Temer was put in office, the Brazilian economy has been strengthening on pension reform and some potential interest rate moves, along with a perceived return to a calmer political climate.
These allegations are denied by farmers but there is no doubt the government is easing controls as it opens up more land for ranches, dams, roads and soy fields to meet the growing appetite of China.
Also, it hosted the 2016 Summer Olympics. "The highest gap between potential in tourism in the world and what's been realized so far is Brazil," said Vinicius Lummertz, the president of Embratur, Brazil's tourism board. The government plan includes a ...
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"It's a serious crisis," a former Brazilian cabinet minister told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the condition of anonymity.
Both conferences of Catholic bishops have called for democracy to be protected, and both have expressed concern regarding the current governments of Nicolas Maduro in Venezuela and Michel Temer in Brazil. Demonstrations against the Venezuelan ...
In January, the IMF reported on fiscal transparency in Brazil, identifying "weaknesses" in policy such as a failure to report liabilities, a lack of information on the cost of policies, an opaque relationship between central government and public banks ...
Brazilian army troops were deployed today to secure government buildings after a protest erupted into violent confrontations with police and assaults on several ministries, Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said.
... reversed Brazil's independent foreign policy, "reformed" the state-owned conglomerate Petrobras by offering significant concessions to the oil majors, removed local-content rules for government procurement, and reined in the Brazilian development ...
All government ministries in Brasilia were emptied amid huge protests on Wednesday, which apparently included setting on fire a pair of ministry buildings.
[Rio de Janeiro] Demonstrators gathered across Brazil on Sunday to call for the resignation or ouster of President Michel Temer who is implicated in a widening corruption scandal that is undermining his government's fragile efforts to end a historic ...
"Brazil will not be derailed," he said during a speech at the presidential palace, reiterating that he would not resign despite an ongoing investigation by the Supreme Court into allegations he took bribes and condoned the payment of hush money to a ...
"I've been trying to keep up with the scandals plaguing the Brazilian government, because it's really fascinating," he said, giving a brief synopsis, "but the truth is, I can't keep up, because I'm being swamped with all of the scandals happening right ...
Brazil is concerned about growing numbers of refugees spilling over its border from Venezuela and is creating a plan to deal with a possible mass influx if the crisis in Venezuela worsens, Brazilian Defense Minister Raul Jungmann said on Wednesday.
Brazilian authorities are accusing a Brazilian contractor of laundering money through Dezer Development tied to the development of a Porsche design-branded towers in Santa Carina, Brazil. The contractor, Carelli Properties, partnered last year with ...
Bolivian, Colombian, Venezuelan and Peruvian immigrants participate in a team-building activity before their community organizing training at CAMI, which instructs migrants how to exit exploitative situations, be they human trafficking, forced labor or ...
"If you look at the past, and look at what is good for Brazil, we see them continuing to support the ag sector." The Brazilian government provides stability to the country's Agribusiness sector through key payments to farmers in the form of credit ...
Once Brazilian authorities release the names of the Odebrecht bribe recipients, some countries are likely to announce creation of government anti-corruption agencies or national blueprints to eradicate graft. But none of that will do much good. The ...
The Brazilian government has started the testing procedures for its first own satellite, built to boost broadband capacity in the country as well as security of critical defense information.
Chief Tashka Yawanawa, leader of the Yawanawa Indigenous tribe of approximately 1,000 people who live in the rainforest in the state of Acre in western Brazil, said he fears the government will take away his community's territory to make way for ...
The Brazilian government has appointed an army general as the new president of FUNAI, the 50-year-old Indigenous affairs agency responsible for mapping indigenous land and avoiding a repeat of the killings that brought the plight of Amazonian indians ...
BRASILIA, May 17 (Reuters) - Brazilian finance Minister Henrique Meirelles said on Wednesday that the government has enough votes to approve its landmark pension reform proposal in Congress.
"It's a serious crisis," a former Brazilian cabinet minister told the Thomson Reuters Foundation on the condition of anonymity.
The Brazilian government has appointed an army general as the new president of FUNAI, the 50-year-old Indigenous affairs agency responsible for mapping indigenous land and avoiding a repeat of the killings that brought the plight of Amazonian indians ...
The Brazilian media is hard at work exposing government corruption, as public services in the country are in a state of collapse.
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This kind of violence may seem unthinkable, but it is becoming the rule in the Brazilian Amazon. Each year, dozens of indigenous people are injured or killed in conflicts with farmers and ranchers over land.
Brazil's indebted and government-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro or Petrobras (PBR) is reportedly getting closer to a fresh partnership with ExxonMobil (XOM), and BP (BP) may be close behind, Bloomberg reports.
The blockade came in protest of the government's refusal to demarcate the Indians' lands as assured under the 1988 Brazilian Constitution. The commodities roadblock also sent a clear signal to the bancada ruralista, Brazil's Agribusiness lobby, which ...
Health Ministry still hopes to immunize 90 percent of the over 54 million people considered most vulnerable to flu and influenza this year.
... the government of Brazil, will embark on a second round of technical assistance activities to the benefit of Guyana on 11-12 May 2017, and Suriname on 15-16 May 2017.
The Brazilian government has sacked the head of its aboriginal rights agency amid a rise in violent assaults against the country's Indigenous groups.
Moreover, Brazilian NGOs accused the government of failing to comply with UN recommendations about violence, Indigenous rights, education, and discrimination.
Cardoso included Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, the front-runner in early polls for next year's presidential elections despite facing five corruption trials, as among those whose political careers have likely been destroyed by the ...
The buzz at this year's Liberty Forum in Porto Alegre was a series of burgeoning political scandals that worsen each week, with new revelations and indictments at the highest levels of the Brazilian government. In 2016, Lula's hand-picked presidential ...
Although Brazil is only now emerging from the throes of its years-long recession, satellite companies there are optimistic that the space industry will bounce back quickly as the country returns to economic growth.
Arianespace successfully launched two telecommunications satellites on Tuesday, May 4, from the Guiana Space Center: SGDC for Visiona Tecnologia Espacial, on behalf of the Brazilian operator Telebras and the Brazilian government, and Koreasat 7 for ...
Brazil's Federal police have published their final report involving the country's meat scandal, and have indicted 63 people for participating in a corruption ...
In fact, some of the Brazilian energy professionals who came to the OTC complained the local content requirements had been dropped too sharply - to as low as 25 percent for development and 18 percent for exploration projects - leaving Brazil's workers ...
No immediate reason was given for Antonio Fernandes Toninho Costa's removal as president of Brazil's National Indian Foundation (FUNAI), the arms-length government agency responsible for demarcating land for indigenous people. However media reports ...
Decision on whether to impose significant tariffs on U.S. ethanol imports.
WASHINGTON - On May 3, the Executive Management Committee of CAMEX, Brazil's Chamber of Foreign Trade, decided to postpone a decision by the Chamber on whether to impose significant tariffs on U.S.
[Sao Paulo] Two former high-level executives of the Brazilian state oil company Petrobras were arrested in connection with a sweeping corruption investigation dubbed "Operation Car Wash," prosecutors said Thursday.


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