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C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them.

In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean births, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners, makeup artists and caterers to turn the operations into spectacles, produced for an audience....

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So are fancy parties to watch them.

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'Glimmer of hope' that UK parties can reach Brexit compromise: Hunt British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said he saw a "glimmer of hope" that his Conservative Party could reach a compromise on Brexit with the oppositio...
14:00, 05/04/2019

Moldovan parties agree to form government after months of deadlock Moldovan parties on Saturday agreed to form a government and appoint Maia Sandu, a former education minister and World Bank adviser, as prime minister...
01:32, 06/09/2019

The best watch bands for the Samsung Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active We can all agree that the Samsung Galaxy Watch and Galaxy Watch Active are two of the best choices on the smartwatch market right now. But just like r...
15:00, 05/10/2019

Angry alligators, terrified guests: when gender-reveal parties go wrong A Florida couple’s party went viral after they used an alligator to announce the sex of their new baby. But even less ambitious events have their risk...
16:48, 06/13/2019

Disaster aid spending package keeps growing as parties bicker over funding deal The House on Friday passed a $19.1 billion aid package to help states and territories recover from a string of recent natural disasters, but the ballo...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Brexit Backlash in U.K. Local Elections as Main Parties Lose Seats The Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party lost seats, early results showed. Experts said that voters were fed up with the malaise over Britain...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos With more than 40 percent of English local council vote results declared, the Conservative Party had lost 359 councillors and the Labour Party had los...
11:32, 05/03/2019

Distrust between Sudanese parties makes direct talks impossible: U.S. official Outside mediation is needed to defuse Sudan's crisis because the ruling military council and opposition distrust each other too deeply for direct talk...
21:16, 06/14/2019

Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Parties Embrace Technology and Emerge Stronger The rabbis’ instructions ruled the day in the country’s recent parliamentary elections. Now, the politicians are preparing for a clash over state and ...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Nerd parents are throwing ‘Game of Thrones’ gender reveal parties You can’t escape “Game of Thrones” in the subways, at parties, in your cab — and now, it seems, even at gender reveal parties. Online retailer R...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Left Parties File Complaint Against Trinamool Congress For ''Vote Loot'' The Left parties on Wednesday lodged a complaint before the Election Commission (EC) against Trinamool Congress (TMC) alleging "vote loot" in booths o...
06:48, 05/02/2019

Thai parties cry foul after election results favour military junta Pro-democracy politicians question official figures released after 45-day delayThailand’s junta looks likely to hang on to power after official result...
20:32, 05/08/2019

From hiring parties to improved training, restaurants go to new lengths to hire talent From hiring parties to improved training, restaurants are thinking outside the box to attract and retain talent. A recent report from TDn2K found that...
20:16, 05/20/2019

PlayStation Preview update brings 16-player parties and chat transcription PlayStation 4 gamers could soon have access to bigger party sizes. In a blog post by Sony, the company announced it was testing a number of new update...
16:00, 06/04/2019

Leipzig keen to spoil Bayern Munich's 2 title parties With Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga challenge fading away, Leipzig has emerged as Bayern Munich's biggest threat to a domestic double  ...
14:32, 05/09/2019

15 Political Parties Got Fewer Votes Than NOTA In 2019 General Election Of the 36 political parties, whose representatives were elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, 15 got fewer votes than NOTA. Many of these parties contested o...
02:00, 06/07/2019

Shocking footage shows pensioner shoved into brick wall and left unconscious in 'brutal' road rage attack Shocking footage shows the moment a pensioner was shoved into a brick wall and left unconscious in an apparent road rage attack in south-east London....
11:00, 05/22/2019

Lee Bowyer looks set to leave promoted Charlton after parties fail to agree contract extension Lee Bowyer looks set to leave his role as Charlton manager with the club failing to agree an extension to his contract and citing his high demands as ...
18:48, 06/17/2019

BJD Plans Special Status Demand With Nitish Kumar, Jagan Reddy's Parties To push its demand for special category status for Odisha, the ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) is planning to join hands with the YSR Congress and the JD...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Spain's Socialists threaten repeat elections if opposition parties block Sanchez Spain's governing Socialists, who won an election in April but without a parliamentary majority, threatened on Monday to call a fresh ballot if opposi...
18:48, 06/10/2019

After EU poll disaster, Britain's main parties gird for no-deal Brexit battle Britain's two main parties set the stage on Monday for a battle over a no-deal Brexit, hoping to win back voters who abandoned them for a new movement...
05:16, 05/28/2019

U.K.’s Main Political Parties Take a Hit in Local Elections As Voters Express Brexit Frustration (LONDON) — Britain’s dominant political parties took a hammering in local elections as Brexit-weary voters expressed frustration over the ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

British voters with Brexit on their minds punish main parties in local elections Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party lost more than 1,000 seats, worse than the drubbing that had been predicted and renewing calls for her...
00:32, 05/04/2019

Austria’s crisis is a lesson for Europe: far-right parties are unfit to govern | Julia Ebner Caught out in a scandal, the Freedom party is playing the victim and dangerously undermining trust in democracyIt is hard to shock the population of a...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Great Australian Bight: parties soften stance as voters protest over drilling With sitting Liberal MPs along coast under pressure from angry electorate, Coalition promises audit of regulator’s decision A last-ditch effort to win...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Brexit-Fatigued English Voters Punish Main Parties in Local Elections Britain’s ruling Conservative Party and its main opposition Labour Party suffered setbacks in English local elections, suggesting widespread frustrati...
14:48, 05/03/2019

Yemen warring parties hold fresh talks as Houthis withdraw from Hodeidah Yemen's warring parties started fresh U.N.-sponsored talks in Jordan on Monday, Yemeni officials said, two days after Houthi forces began withdrawing ...
15:00, 05/13/2019

Watch Mindy Kaling Hilariously Roast Stephen Colbert After Getting Cut Off by His Apple Watch Whoops! Stephen Colbert won't make this mistake again. The late-night host had an embarrassing experience on Thursday's episode of The Late Show when...
23:48, 06/07/2019

Best Apple Watch: the ultimate guide to pick your next iPhone compatible watch Donning an Apple Watch in 2019 is a little more tempting because of new deals, fresh features, the watchOS 5 update and a higher app count. It's ...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Want a free copy of Rage 2 and a free haircut? Here's what you need to do Bethesda has teamed up with one of London's biggest hairdressers to deliver Rage 2 fans a free haircut and a free copy of the game - here's what you n...
01:16, 05/14/2019

T-Mobile is treating mothers to some killer iPhone XS Max, Apple Watch, and Galaxy Watch deals T-Mobile doesn't need a special occasion to run special offers including free service lines for new and existing customers, as well as cool BOGO deals...
23:00, 05/06/2019

Arkansas communities hold “sandbagging parties” and prepare for dark flood days ahead A tense situation is dawning for the many thousands in and around the North Little Rock pockets by the Arkansas River, who have little choice but to p...
00:16, 06/05/2019

Ireland's main parties hold steady as Sinn Fein slumps in local vote Ireland's two largest parties held their own in local elections on Sunday in a bad day for left-wing Sinn Fein, whose political ascent in the republic...
01:32, 05/27/2019

Britain's two main parties punished in local election for Brexit chaos: partial results British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party were both punished by English voters in a local election for the de...
07:48, 05/03/2019

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after fou...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Lincoln Chafee, Our Sweet, Failed Presidential Candidate, Has Switched Parties for the Fourth Time Lincoln Chafee, a tender-seeming bunny of a man who never stood a chance of becoming president, has officially switched parties for the fourth time, e...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Small parties back Thai junta chief after rule change gave them seats Eleven small Thai parties that each gained a parliamentary seat after a disputed electoral rule change will back the main pro-army party, leaders said...
13:16, 05/13/2019

English voters punish both Britain's main parties for Brexit chaos: early results English voters used local elections to punish both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party for the deadlock over Br...
07:16, 05/03/2019

Senators from both parties unite to block Trump’s plan to sell military equipment to Saudis In a rare show of bipartisanship, senators from both sides of the aisle united Wednesday in an effort to block President Trump’s plan to sell $8 billi...
20:32, 06/05/2019

Watch the Trailer for Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Documentary HBO has released a trailer for Game of Thrones: The Last Watch, the two-hour making-of documentary of the HBO epic fantasy series' eighth and final se...
13:48, 05/14/2019

Birthday Parties, Disney Movies and Kid-Friendly Red Carpets: Inside Angelina Jolie's New Single World Squint, and Angelina Jolie is back to her old life. She's shooting a movie on location, she's surrounded most of the time by her six kids, and she's ...
14:16, 06/04/2019

The London parties to be seen at this summer: Wimbledon, The Serpentine, V&A summer party and all the best social soirees Last night's V&A bash was the official start of London's summer of parties. Your invitation may have been lost in the post, but fear not — The Londone...
18:16, 06/20/2019

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmish...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Australia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle PM Morrison hopes voters ignore Coalition infighting, while Labor’s Shorten has become tabloid target Australia’s two major parties are neck-and-neck ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

What Is Watch Frequency: And How Fast Does a Watch Need to Be? The speed at which a watch movement beats is its frequency, and it matters when it comes to telling time. But watchmakers also use it to send a messag...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right BERLIN (AP) — Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right....
21:32, 05/26/2019

Australian political parties woo Chinese-Australian voters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Chinese diaspora in Australia are being wooed like never before by political parties who see them as key to winning cri...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Apple Watch sale: the Apple Watch Series 3 gets an $80 price cut at Walmart If you've had your eye on an Apple Watch, then now is a fantastic time to snag a deal. Walmart has the best-selling Apple Watch Series 3 on sale ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Apple Watch sale: Walmart has the Apple Watch 3 back down to $199 Memorial Day sales are officially here, and Walmart has discounted a variety of best-selling tech items. A standout deal from the sale event is the Ap...
22:16, 05/23/2019

Apple Watch sale at Amazon: the Apple Watch 3 gets an $80 price cut If you've had your eye on the Apple Watch now is the time to snag a killer deal at Amazon. For a limited time, you can get the Apple Watch 3 38mm...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Apple Watch price cut: save up to $100 on the Apple Watch Series 3 and 4 If you want to splurge on an Apple Watch, but don't want to pay full price, then you'll want to check out this killer deal from Walmart. You...
16:32, 04/30/2019

Apple Watch deal: get the Apple Watch Series 3 on sale for $199 If you've been holding out and waiting for a discount on the Apple Watch 3 , then now is the perfect time to snag a fantastic deal. Walmart has s...
22:16, 05/03/2019

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 Presiden...
22:16, 06/07/2019

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 explain...
15:16, 06/11/2019

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel t...
06:32, 05/29/2019

Brazil’s president says investigators aim at son to hit him RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president accuses prosecutors of targeting his son in a corruption probe as a way to attack him and his far-right...
22:32, 05/16/2019

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 over...
05:00, 06/07/2019

Brazil's BB Seguridade reports Q1 profit up 11.7 pct Brazil insurance holding company BB Seguridade Participações SA on Monday posted a 11.7 percent rise in first-quarter net income year-on-year, as the ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

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 pre...
07:48, 05/31/2019

AP Explains: Brazil's environmental changes under Bolsonaro The administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a United Nations climate change workshop to be held in the city of Salvador in A...
06:32, 05/15/2019

Cop kills ex, then himself in Brazil government building Brazilian officials say a police officer shot his ex-girlfriend to death in her office at the city education department in Brazil’s capital and then k...
22:48, 05/20/2019

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at what was behind Brazil cancelling a UN workshop on climate change that was to have been held in August, reaffirming its opposit...
06:48, 05/15/2019

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 been...
20:32, 04/28/2019

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 federa...
16:48, 05/28/2019

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, Cristia...
20:48, 06/13/2019

Brazil's Golden Generation Won Nothing But Changed Everything Heading into this tournament, one of the few things that felt certain was that this was to be the last hurrah at a World Cup for Brazil’s feared fours...
18:32, 06/24/2019

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 tournament...
13:00, 06/14/2019

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 a...
15:16, 06/19/2019

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 ...
11:48, 05/27/2019

11 people killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil: reports Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media s...
05:00, 05/20/2019

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 o...
11:48, 06/15/2019

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 s...
04:00, 06/09/2019

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 competit...
19:16, 05/25/2019

Brazil’s far-right leader cancels N.Y. trip following backlash Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss ...
08:32, 05/05/2019

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 ...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August...
06:00, 05/15/2019

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 a...
12:48, 06/13/2019

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fro...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil's BRF still seeking partners in Saudi Arabia Executives at Brazilian food company BRF SA have recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to discuss ways in which to expand its presence in that key market,...
18:00, 05/10/2019

| 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 sev...
19:16, 05/28/2019

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, add...
02:32, 06/05/2019

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 crus...
02:16, 06/20/2019

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. Retail...
15:48, 05/01/2019

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-...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro says political class is an impediment Brazilian right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro blamed interest groups for impeding him from governing on Monday and said the country's big problem was ...
21:32, 05/20/2019

Armed group kills 11 in a bar in northern Brazil An armed group entered a bar in the Brazilian northern city of Belem on Sunday and fired at patrons, killing 11 people and leaving one wounded, accord...
03:32, 05/20/2019

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 ant...
04:32, 06/11/2019

Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted net income of 477 million reais in the first quarter, up 93 percent from year a...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt, according to a statement from the compa...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake - filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the c...
14:48, 06/10/2019

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil Brazilian news media say a gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six women and five...
07:48, 05/20/2019

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 being...
12:16, 05/23/2019

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 a...
03:16, 05/22/2019

Brazil's Ambev misses profit estimates in Q1 Brazilian beverages firm Ambev SA reported a 6.2 percent rise in first-quarter net profit but missed market expectations as a double-digit increase in...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Brazil's state-run Eletrobras Q1 profit soars Brazilian state-controlled power utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA on Tuesday posted a first-quarter profit almost three times the size of its...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to ...
01:00, 06/20/2019

Gunmen Kill 11 People In Bar In Brazil: Officials Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil on Sunday, officials said. The shooting took place in the city of Belem, the public safet...
02:16, 05/20/2019

Brazil's Vale Sees Risk of New Dam Burst Brazil’s iron-ore giant Vale alerted local authorities another of its dams could burst soon, just months after the unexpected collapse of a similar st...
04:16, 05/17/2019

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 victor...
18:48, 06/09/2019

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 C...
04:16, 06/08/2019

'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 differen...
06:48, 06/05/2019

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....
21:32, 05/17/2019

Crowds protest against education cuts in Brazil Brazil's president is dismissing protests against his cuts to education funding, saying the student demonstrators are "useful idiots" who have "nothin...
00:48, 05/16/2019

Brazil says deaths from dengue up 163% in first half of year RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s health ministry says deaths from dengue fever in the last six months have risen 163% from the same period last ye...
05:00, 06/25/2019

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 ...
01:32, 05/01/2019

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, aut...
10:48, 05/28/2019

Brazil's BRF posts third consecutive quarterly loss Brazilian food processor BRF SA, the world's largest chicken exporter, said it lost money for the third consecutive quarter as the company grapples wi...
15:16, 05/10/2019

Brazil's economy contraction more likely after industry collapse Output tumbled 1.3 percent in March, its worst reading in six months. In the 12 months through March, Brazil’s industrial production contracted for th...
20:48, 05/03/2019

'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 surp...
13:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to death...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil's students protest education cuts Students and teachers have taken to the streets in more than half of Brazil's states to protest deep cuts in funding for public education. The governm...
05:16, 05/16/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil's environmental policy Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is "wrecking" environmen...
02:16, 05/09/2019

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 Gielnik...
21:48, 06/13/2019

Ex-ministers condemn course of Brazil’s environmental policy SAO PAULO (AP) — Eight former Brazilian environment ministers are lashing out at far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying his administration is R...
05:00, 05/09/2019

| IFA confirms life ban for ex-Brazil football chief FIFA's appeals committee has upheld a lifetime ban issued to the former head of the Brazilian football federation, Marco Polo Del Nero, for bribery an...
19:32, 05/27/2019

Brazil’s president: Rio to host Formula One again in 2020 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s president says Rio de Janeiro will host the country’s Formula One race in 2020, once the city’s new a...
00:32, 05/09/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro to meet China's Xi for first time at G20 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for "buying" up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the fi...
23:16, 06/24/2019

Brazil real slides below 4.04 per dollar, lowest in over 7 months Brazil's real weakened sharply on Thursday, falling below 4.04 per dollar for the first time in more than seven months as worries intensified over the...
22:48, 05/16/2019

| 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 c...
13:16, 06/10/2019

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 for...
11:32, 06/17/2019

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 quarter-...
04:48, 06/23/2019

Universities hit back as Brazil slashes scholarship funds University deans and education experts in Brazil are pushing back against the government’s decision to block all forthcoming scholarships for master’s...
01:32, 05/10/2019

| Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record nu...
00:48, 05/07/2019

BHP faces $5 billion claim over 2015 Brazil dam failure Anglo-Australian mining giant BHP is facing a landmark, $5.0 billion damages claim in England for being "woefully negligent" in the run-up to a 2015 d...
19:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras says CEF to sell $1.86 bln stake -filing Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA said Caixa Econômica Federal will sell a stake worth 7.2 billion reais ($1.86 billion) in the c...
14:48, 06/10/2019

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 critici...
04:48, 05/22/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code The far-right administration of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is pushing to expand the number of schools co-run by armed police to improve behavi...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Trump designates Brazil a major non-NATO U.S. ally Ahead of a U.S. visit by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonro next week, President Donald Trump has designated the South American nation a major non-NATO...
19:00, 05/09/2019

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, accordin...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Petrobras plan to end refining monopoly in Brazil comes with caveats Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA drew plaudits from investors last month for announcing a plan to sell off eight of its refineries in a process the com...
13:00, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Petrobras Distribuidora boosts Q1 net income by 93 pct Brazilian fuel distribution company Petrobras Distribuidora SA posted a hefty rise in net income in the first quarter, reflecting a reduction of fina...
13:16, 05/07/2019

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 - Comm...
01:32, 05/24/2019

Brazil plans to slash funding of universities by 30 percent Education officials in Brazil’s far-right government say they are slashing university funding 30%, a move at least partly motivated by complaints abou...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Former Brazil President Temer surrenders following new arrest warrant Former Brazilian President Michel Temer on Thursday surrendered himself to the country's federal police, marking the second time he will be jailed on ...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Brazil Bar Shooting Leaves 11 Dead and 1 Wounded, Reports Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — A gang of gunmen roared up to a bar in Belem city in Brazil’s northern Pará state and opened fire, killing six w...
06:32, 05/20/2019

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 p...
16:48, 05/23/2019

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 8.47pm B...
22:00, 06/23/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro to appoint Moro to Supreme Court RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he will nominate anti-corruption crusader Sergio Moro to the Supreme Court whenever ther...
00:32, 05/13/2019

Brazil's environment minister challenges Amazon Fund Brazil's environment minister questioned on Friday the effectiveness of the Amazon Fund created to contain the deforestation of the vast rainforest, t...
03:32, 05/18/2019

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 man...
23:16, 06/08/2019

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 fro...
16:16, 06/19/2019

'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 ...
19:32, 06/18/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer turns himself in on graft charges Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pro...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Brazil's BTG Pactual rules out sale of EFG International stake - CFO Brazilian investment bank Banco BTG Pactual SA is not considering a divestment of its stake in Swiss private bank EFG International, BTG's chief finan...
18:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree further easing gun rules Brazil's president has made it easier for people to get their hands on foreign guns and carry more ammunition. Supporters say it will help people defe...
11:16, 05/08/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln 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 Bernardo...
20:16, 05/21/2019

Brazil telecom Oi added more clients in May than in April -executive Brazilian telecom Oi SA added more clients to its mobile customer base in May than in April, commercial director Bernardo Winik said on Tuesday, as th...
18:32, 06/04/2019

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, ...
18:48, 06/08/2019

Venezuela reopens borders with Brazil and Aruba, official says Venezuela is reopening its borders with Brazil and the Caribbean island of Aruba, Venezuela's Economy Vice President Tareck El Aissami said on Friday,...
22:16, 05/10/2019

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 ...
22:16, 06/18/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right presi...
21:00, 06/18/2019

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 202...
01:48, 06/25/2019

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 ...
19:00, 06/07/2019

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro’s Brazil Kleber Mendonca Filho’s Cannes entry, “Bacurau,” is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-c...
22:48, 05/16/2019

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 he...
10:16, 06/19/2019

'Bacurau' shines spotlight on a feverish Brazil at Cannes Set in the scorching outback of northern Brazil in a small, cut-off town suffering from water shortages, "Bacurau", a contender for the top film prize...
01:16, 05/17/2019

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 ...
00:32, 05/22/2019

Brazil airline Azul's Q1 profit drops to $35 million Brazilian airline Azul SA on Thursday posted net income of 137.7 million reais ($35.06 million) for the first quarter, a 20 percent decrease compared ...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Moura, Fabinho not in Brazil squad for Copa America "Brazilian coach Tite included Manchester City\u0027s Fernandinho for his Copa America squad on Friday, but there was no place for Spurs forward Lucas...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer base...
19:16, 06/19/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening Brazil's strict gun laws with a new decree, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to...
00:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil’s Bolsonaro signs decree easing gun laws Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is loosening strict gun laws, delivering on a campaign promise to make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns and amm...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Brazil's antitrust regulator wants competition in Sao Paulo airport Brazil's antitrust regulator wants new rules for allocating airplane landing and departure rights, known as slots, in Sao Paulo's crowded domestic air...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday   &...
18:16, 06/09/2019

Brazil prosecutor's office seeks suspension of gun decree Brazil's federal prosecutor's office said Wednesday that it has filed a lawsuit seeking the immediate suspension of a decree by President Jair Bolsona...
04:48, 05/17/2019

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 no...
06:48, 05/24/2019

Brazil's far-right president nixes U.S. trip in face of protests Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has canceled a trip to the United States, his office announced on Friday, after sharp protests against his...
04:00, 05/04/2019

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, sendi...
22:48, 06/13/2019

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 ...
04:00, 06/15/2019

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....
13:16, 05/22/2019

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 ...
08:00, 05/29/2019

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 opening...
05:32, 06/15/2019

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 cl...
04:16, 06/22/2019

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 bid...
14:48, 05/29/2019

Brazil state prosecutors warn of possible mine dam collapse RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The prosecutor’s office for Brazil’s Minas Gerais state is warning that a dam holding back mining waste could collap...
01:00, 05/17/2019

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Bigtboys transgender men’s soccer team is counting on Brazil’s love of soccer to help fight prejudice amid a gro...
17:00, 06/12/2019

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 ex...
02:00, 05/28/2019

Brazil officials report ‘massacre’; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a “massacre” in the country’s northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian media say 11...
01:16, 05/20/2019

Brazil officials report 'massacre'; media say 11 dead at bar Brazilian authorities say there has been a "massacre" in the country's northern Pará state without releasing any details, while Brazilian news media s...
01:32, 05/20/2019

Cargill's profits in Brazil grow 15 pct to 680 million reais Grains trader Cargill Inc grew its profits in Brazil by 14.6 percent to 680 million reais ($173 million) in 2018, the company said on Monday, as it pr...
16:00, 04/29/2019

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 h...
11:48, 05/27/2019

Venezuela unrest leads to more migrants at the Brazil border RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian military says the number of Venezuelans crossing into Brazil has risen this week amid an escalation in their homel...
23:48, 05/02/2019

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 settle...
05:16, 05/28/2019

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 name...
16:32, 05/16/2019

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. Mon...
02:32, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per sha...
03:00, 06/14/2019

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 ha...
02:32, 05/28/2019

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 7.07...
20:16, 06/13/2019

Setback for Bolsonaro as Brazil's economy heads for contraction Brazil’s economy shrank in the first quarter, a key Central Bank activity index showed, dealing a setback to President Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to acce...
17:00, 05/15/2019

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were fou...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event ...
02:32, 05/28/2019

Brazil's embargo on beef exports to China lifted Brazil's Agriculture Ministry said on Thursday the country may resume beef exports to China after an embargo was lifted, sending shares of Brazilian m...
17:48, 06/13/2019

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 ...
16:48, 06/14/2019

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 ove...
00:00, 05/23/2019

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 le...
02:00, 05/28/2019

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 Aust...
22:32, 06/13/2019

Petrobras likely to space out Brazil fuel price changes -director Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA is likely wait longer between domestic price adjustments for diesel and gasoline, the company's he...
16:00, 06/13/2019

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 facilities...
00:00, 05/29/2019

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 twist...
14:16, 05/28/2019

Brazil's Eletrobras misses workforce reduction target Brazil's state-controlled Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA has not met its workforce reduction target with a voluntary buyout program, the company's ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

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 f...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the coun...
05:00, 06/14/2019

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 ...
02:16, 06/16/2019

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 str...
08:32, 05/28/2019

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 i...
11:32, 05/28/2019

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 ...
05:00, 06/16/2019

Brazil's Itau Unibanco to launch new payments app using QR code Brazil's largest private-sector lender, Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, will launch an instant payments platform by the third quarter that uses QR codes, ad...
22:16, 05/13/2019

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 modified...
00:48, 05/16/2019

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 co...
00:00, 06/01/2019

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 ...
03:16, 06/02/2019

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 a...
01:16, 06/11/2019

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

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, a...
05:48, 05/27/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro wants police in schools, discipline code When students at Ceilandia state school No. 7 in Brazil's capital came back from their break in February, they were met by two dozen uniformed police ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA on Monday reported first-quarter net income of 1.09 billion reais ($273 million), above analysts' estimates of a 52...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the f...
05:32, 05/23/2019

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, for...
23:16, 05/15/2019

The Vale do Amanhecer religious community in Brazil – in pictures This eclectic community holds its most important ritual of the year on Labour Day to honour the mediums who communicate with good and bad spirits. The...
13:00, 05/03/2019

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 d...
07:32, 05/30/2019

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 ...
14:16, 06/15/2019

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 ex...
00:48, 06/24/2019

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 e...
08:00, 05/27/2019

Brazil energy group Cosan net income up 14.5% -filing Cosan SA Indústria e Comércio CSAN3.SA, one of Brazil's largest energy and logistics companies, said on Tuesday it posted a quarterly net profit of 39...
06:00, 05/14/2019

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-governmenta...
18:48, 05/30/2019

Brazil President's Decree Allows Millions Of Brazilians To Carry Guns Truckers, lawyers and politicians are among millions of Brazilians eligible to carry loaded weapons in public under far-right President Jair Bolsonaro...
23:32, 05/09/2019

Brazil court lifts one of two embargoes on Norsk Hydro plant A Brazilian federal court has lifted one of two production embargoes on a key plant owned by Norwegian metals maker Norsk Hydro, but output remains cu...
09:00, 05/16/2019

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 ...
06:48, 05/23/2019

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 the...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Protesters March in Brazil to Protest Bolsonaro's Education Cuts Students and teachers took to the streets across Brazil Wednesday to protest spending freezes, marking the first nationwide demonstrations against Pre...
01:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Vale swings to loss as dam burst charges near $5 bln Brazil's Vale SA set aside $4.95 billion to pay for costs from the collapse of its Brumadinho tailings dam, driving the world's top iron ore miner dee...
06:00, 05/10/2019

Petrobras told to end McLaren F1 deal early by Brazil president Petrobras is seeking to end its partnership with the McLaren Formula 1 team at the request of Brazil's national government, the country's new presiden...
13:48, 05/18/2019

Brazil cosmetics firm Natura agrees to buy Avon Products Brazil's Natura SA said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to buy U.S. rival Avon Products Inc in an all-stock deal, creating the world's fourth...
00:16, 05/23/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities: minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after...
21:00, 05/17/2019

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 ...
10:16, 06/06/2019

Brazil to revamp Amazon Fund after finding irregularities -minister Brazil will overhaul rules for selecting projects to reduce deforestation supported by the Amazon Fund, which is financed by Norway and Germany, after...
01:00, 05/18/2019

| Vettel shocked at plan to shift Brazil race from Interlagos Sebastian Vettel said he was shocked to learn that the atmospheric Interlagos circuit in Sao Paulo is to be axed as the home of the Brazilian Grand Pr...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Brazil ex-President Temer back in custody on graft charges Brazil’s former President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption charges Thursday, facing renewed scrutiny in a sprawling graft pro...
01:32, 05/10/2019

Brazil regulator approves sale of Petrobras oilfields to PetroReconcavo Brazilian antitrust regulator Cade has approved the purchase by independent oil firm PetroReconcavo of 34 oilfields owned by Petroleo Brasileiro SA , ...
14:32, 05/31/2019

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 fir...
05:00, 06/06/2019

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 decisio...
05:32, 05/24/2019

Venezuelan troops turn blind eye to routes into Brazil - at a price The only official border crossing between Venezuela and Brazil has been closed for weeks but just a mile away a steady stream of migrants and smuggler...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Venezuela reopens border where migrants used trails to reach Brazil Venezuela reopened its border crossing to Brazil on Friday, after its closure for nearly three months forced desperate Venezuelans to use indigenous t...
21:48, 05/12/2019

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, Fernanda...
06:32, 05/31/2019

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot...
23:00, 05/26/2019

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 p...
00:48, 05/27/2019

Brazil officials admit knowing prison clash was ‘imminent’ Brazilian families on Thursday buried victims of prison riots that left 55 inmates dead, as authorities confirmed they had received warnings of an “im...
22:48, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil's BRF and Marfrig in talks to form meatpacking heavyweight Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday announced exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the...
03:00, 05/31/2019

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 busine...
10:48, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil's JBS posts Q1 net income of $273 mln, beats analysts' estimates Brazil-based food processor JBS SA said on Monday that net profit rose by almost 116% in the first quarter, after the company, which produces proteins...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Brazil's CAOA eyes Chinese partner to take over Ford plant The founder of Brazilian automaker CAOA said on Monday he is negotiating with Chinese business executives to make a joint acquisition of a Ford Motor ...
21:48, 05/13/2019

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 archae...
18:32, 06/01/2019

Violent fans banned from entering Brazil for Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro says soccer fans with a record of violence have been banned from Brazil as the country pr...
17:16, 05/13/2019

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 ...
05:48, 05/27/2019

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 ...
15:16, 05/23/2019

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 fift...
08:32, 05/23/2019

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 Chi...
21:32, 06/03/2019

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 bid...
03:32, 05/30/2019

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   &#...
15:00, 06/05/2019

Brazil's supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime A majority in Brazil's supreme court has voted to make homophobia and transphobia crimes like racism, a decision coming amid fears the country's far-r...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Copa America: Host Brazil held by Venezuela to 0-0 draw SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Brazil followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw against Venezuela in the Copa America on Tuesday, promptin...
06:48, 06/19/2019

Brazil's CSN says spillage at Volta Redonda steelworks slows output Brazilian steelmaker Cia Siderurgica Nacional (CSN) said a spillage in the steelworks of its Volta Redonda plant, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, affe...
16:48, 05/15/2019

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, formal...
03:32, 06/05/2019

Spain's Globalia to launch new air carrier in Brazil: cabinet minister Spanish tourism and transportation company Grupo Globalia will launch a new air carrier in Brazil, Brazilian Infrastructure Minister Tarcísio Gomes de...
21:16, 05/18/2019

Brazil's Votorantim profit soars after Fibria stake sale Votorantim SA, one of Brazil's biggest industrial conglomerates, on Friday posted a steep rise in first-quarter net profit and a sharp decline in debt...
15:48, 05/17/2019

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.   &#...
22:00, 05/20/2019

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 preci...
03:48, 06/04/2019

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 dam...
19:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

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 Bernardo...
23:16, 05/21/2019

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 m...
01:48, 06/04/2019

Brazil's Petrobras not planning additional refining divestments: letter Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is not planning on selling any refining assets in addition to the refineries it has already publicly slated for divest...
17:00, 05/13/2019

Brazil logistics firm Loggi raises $150 mln in new financing round Brazilian logistics company Loggi has raised $150 million in a new financing round led by China's Softbank, Microsoft Corp, GGV, Fifth Wall and Velt P...
17:32, 06/06/2019

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro abruptly cancels US visit after protests Climbdown by far right leader, who was due to receive prestigious award, called ‘a very big embarrassment’Brazil’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro...
13:32, 05/04/2019

After outrage ensues, Brazil’s far-right president cancels New York trip Jair Bolsonaro was to receive the person of the year award from the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce. But after local politicians put up a fuss ...
08:32, 05/05/2019

Brazil confirm Arsenal approach for Edu but insist no deal has been struck yet The Brazilian Football Confederation have confirmed Arsenal's approach for Edu but denied a deal has been agreed to become the club's new technical di...
13:32, 05/08/2019

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape speaks to police again RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel in May has testified to police in Sao Paulo ...
03:16, 06/19/2019

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, ...
22:32, 06/08/2019