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Petrobras hikes diesel price, eyes divestments amid investor unease

18 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA hiked diesel prices on Wednesday, and executives said the firm could expand its already aggressive divestment plan while arguing the company was completely free of political interference.

Two dead after buildings collapse in militia-controlled Rio neighborhood

12 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO At least two people died and two more were injured when two unlicensed buildings in a militia-controlled outer borough of Rio de Janeiro collapsed on Friday, just days after deadly rains caused chaos in Brazil's second largest city.

Powerful, 'abnormal' rains lash Rio de Janeiro, at least six dead

10 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm that the mayor described as "absolutely abnormal." | Video

Powerful, 'abnormal' rains lash Rio de Janeiro, killing at least three

09 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9 Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least three people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm the mayor described as "absolutely abnormal."

Brazil ex-President Temer indicted on charges involving nuclear plant bribes

03 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was indicted on Tuesday on corruption charges brought by prosecutors who said he took part in a bribery scheme related to the Angra 3 nuclear power plant complex on the coast near Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil ex-President Temer indicted on charges involving nuclear plant bribes

03 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, April 2 Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was indicted on Tuesday on corruption charges brought by prosecutors who said he took part in a bribery scheme related to the Angra 3 nuclear power plant complex on the coast near Rio de Janeiro.

UPDATE 2-Brazil to seek less generous military pensions, fight expected

15 Mar 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 15 Brazilian military officers will have to contribute more into the social security system and for longer, Pension Reform Secretary Rogerio Marinho said on Friday, outlining what can be expected in proposals to be put to Congress next week.

At least 10 groups interested in Brazilian airports auction: official

12 Mar 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO At least 10 groups may participate in the auction of licenses to operate airports in Brazil later this week, a Brazilian official said on Monday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says democracy, liberty depend on military

08 Mar 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's far-right president on Thursday described the country's armed forces, which led the country under a military dictatorship for over two decades, as the ultimate arbiters of democracy.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says democracy, liberty depend on military

07 Mar 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 7 Brazil's far-right president on Thursday described the country's armed forces, which led the country under a military dictatorship for over two decades, as the ultimate arbiters of democracy.

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