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Marcelo Rochabrun

Colombia's Avianca investigating potential past bribery on tickets, upgrades

16 Aug 2019

Aug 15 Colombia's Avianca Holdings said on Thursday that internal investigators are looking into potential bribery, as the airline had in the past given free tickets and free upgrades to government officials of several countries.

Brazil's Embraer posts small profit, but 2019 outlook still dim

15 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Wednesday swung to a $7.2 million profit in the second quarter as higher revenue at its executive jets business offset lower commercial jet sales, but still played down hopes of turning a profit in 2019.

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Embraer posts small profit, but 2019 outlook still dim

15 Aug 2019

SAO PAULO, Aug 14 Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Wednesday swung to a $7.2 million profit in the second quarter as higher revenue at its executive jets business offset lower commercial jet sales, but still played down hopes of turning a profit in 2019.

Four inmates suffocated to death en route from site of Brazil prison massacre

31 Jul 2019

SAO PAULO Four inmates in northern Brazil were suffocated to death on Tuesday as they were being transported from a violent prison where 57 others were killed on Monday in an orgy of gang-related bloodletting, authorities said.

Trump says he will seek U.S. trade accord with Brazil

31 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will pursue a U.S. trade agreement with Brazil, suggesting a friendly relationship with President Jair Bolsonaro could help lower trade barriers between the two biggest economies in the Americas.

Armed men steal $40 million of gold, metals from Brazil airport

26 Jul 2019

SAO PAULO Armed men stole $40 million of gold and other precious metals on Thursday from a Sao Paulo cargo terminal at South America's busiest airport, taking two hostages, police said. | Video

United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default

25 May 2019

United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings.

UPDATE 2-United Airlines shakes up Avianca leadership after shareholder default

25 May 2019

May 24 United Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombia's Avianca Holdings on Friday, removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cash-strapped airline, according to regulatory filings.

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division

24 May 2019

SAO PAULO Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Commercial, dropping one of Brazil's most iconic company names.

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division

24 May 2019

SAO PAULO, May 23 Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Commercial, dropping one of Brazil's most iconic company names.

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