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$2.4 Trillion Manager Says South Africa's Brazil Moment Is Here

Bloomberg - 19 Mar 2018
Michael Bolliger, the head of emerging-market asset allocation at UBS Wealth Management, says South Africa's new leader and the corruption charges lodged against former President Jacob Zuma on Friday are setting the stage for a repeat of what happened ...

Brazil boosts Seahawk operations

IHS Jane's 360 - 19 Mar 2018
The Brazilian Navy has expanded the capabilities of its six Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk multirole helicopters. Known by its local designation of SH-16, six of these helicopters are operated by Squadron HS-1 from São Pedro Naval Air Base (BAeNSPA). Four SH ...

Crown prince visits farm research center in Brazil

The Japan News - 19 Mar 2018
Jiji Press BRASILIA (Jiji Press) — Crown Prince Naruhito on Sunday visited an agricultural research center in the Cerrado, a savanna region in midwestern Brazil. The visit to the center marked his first since 1982, when the crown prince made his first ...

Crown Prince visits agri-facility in Brazil

NHK WORLD - 19 Mar 2018
Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito, now in Brazil on an official visit, has toured a local agricultural research facility to which Japan provided assistance. He arrived in the capital Brasilia on Sunday and went to the facility in the city's suburbs. It was ...

Will Brazil Become A Space Exploration Hub? -- The Motley Fool

Motley Fool - 18 Mar 2018
At 5.16 degrees north latitude, Kourou in French Guiana is about as close as you can get to lying directly on the Earth's equator -- an almost ideal spot from which to launch a spaceship. Emphasis on "almost." Map of French Guiana showing latitude line ...

Brazil Mourns the Murder of a Rare Hero

Bloomberg - 16 Mar 2018
Skeptics have seized on the brutal crime as confirmation that Rio de Janeiro is a lost cause, and the federal intervention intended to rescue Brazil's most storied venue from crime's tightening hold badly flawed. But the outpouring over Franco -- young ...

Brazilian Activist Killed In Drive-By Shooting

NPR - 16 Mar 2018
Crowds across Brazil yesterday were mourning a human rights activist who was shot to death in what police suspect was a targeted killing. Marielle Franco was an unusual face in Brazilian politics. She was black, outspokenly feminist and grew up in a ...

Brazil's yellow fever outbreak, explained

Vox - 16 Mar 2018
On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that there have been four deaths and a total of 10 cases caused by the mosquito-borne hemorrhagic fever among international travelers returning from Brazil since January 2018. None of ...

Brazil's Jaw-Dropping Corruption Scandal Comes to Netflix - The ...

New York Times - 16 Mar 2018
Billions of dollars looted from the public coffers. Scores of powerful politicians and wealthy businessmen ratting on each other in hopes of avoiding long prison terms. A small but valiant team of prosecutors and investigators trying to bring the white ...

Alisson: The World Cup starts now - Brazil arrive in Moscow

Goal.com - 19 Mar 2018
On Monday, Brazil will take to the training ground for the first time in Moscow as the players continue to arrive for this week's Brasil Global Tour clash with Russia. Alex Sandro, Douglas Costa, Renato Augusto, Neto and Willian Jose were the first to ...

Brazil fuel imports to fall from record as Petrobras cuts prices

The Business Times - 18 Mar 2018
"US refiners may see demand from Brazil coming off this year," Mark Broadbent, an analyst at Wood Mackenzie, said in an interview in New Orleans. "Petrobras is reducing prices, which means they will run the refineries at higher rates to try to satisfy ...

Brazil: Ex Soccer Star Romario to Run for Governor of Rio

teleSUR English - 19 Mar 2018
According to BBC, Rio is also teetering on the edge of bankruptcy. The Brazilian is a member of the Podemos party. He shared that his campaign will focus on addressing those problems. "In these chaotic times, change is necessary, change is urgent ...

Brazil's Petrobras Posts Loss Following Settlement Charges

Wall Street Journal - 15 Mar 2018
SÃO PAULO—Brazil's Petróleo Brasileiro SA, PBR 0.75% or Petrobras, said Thursday it lost money last year as the state-controlled oil company continues to suffer from the side effects of the Car Wash corruption scandal. Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras ...

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