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Brazil Air Force, Saab discuss Gripen procurement deal

Representatives from Saab and the Brazilian Air Force on the proposed acquisition of Gripen NG fighter jets have been held in Brasilia this week.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Brazil, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014


DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to Sept 10

Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia . Speakers:- Slovenia Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec, Slovenia President Borut Pahor, China's Former Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing, Czech Republic First Deputy Foreign Minister Petr Drulak, Slovak Republic Deputy Prime Minister Miroslav Lajcak, Slovenia Defense Minister Roman Jakic, Republic of Macedonia Foreign ... (more)


Related Topix: Europe, Macedonia, Chile, Brazil


Brazil opposition candidate Silva says recession a big worry

Opposition presidential candidate Marina Silva said on Friday that Brazil's recession is very worrying and her government would work to restore the credibility of the country's policies to recover investment and growth.


Related Topix: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil, World News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Daily Times

Silva to beat Rousseff in runoff : August 27, 2014,

BRASILIA Environmentalist Marina Silva has surged to a strong second place in Brazil's presidential election and is set to defeat President Dilma Rousseff if the race goes as expected to a runoff, a new poll showed on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Dilma Rousseff

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Daily Star

Four inmates killed - two beheaded - in Brazil jail riot

People reenact a killing during a march through the Manguinhos favela to protest against police killings of blacks on August 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Related Topix: Prison, South America, World News, Brazil,

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Bangkok Post

The right order

Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have thrown down the gauntlet at the feet of the West.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Bretton Woods, NH, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death

Brazil's Socialist party named popular environmentalist Marina Silva as presidential candidate, with Socialist lawmaker Beto Albuquerque the new vice presidential candidate.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next President

Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a Mass for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Activism, World News, Brazil, Environment, Science,


UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates

Brazil's central bank moved to increase the amount of capital available for commercial loans by at least 25 billion reais on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost a stagnant economy, the bank said.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Russia boost to send Brazil chicken exports flying

The boost to Brazilian broiler meat exports from Moscow's sanctions on rival origins will drive volumes above 4.0m tonnes next year, cementing the country's status as the world's top shipper.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Agriculture, Science, Brazil

Nerve News

New species of non-venomous snake discovered in Brazil

Brasilia, Aug 20 Scientists from four Brazilian institutions have announced the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Silva surges in Brazil poll, runoff certain

Marina Silva's entry into Brazil's presidential race will almost certainly force the October election into a second-round runoff and the environmentalist could even unseat President Dilma Rousseff, according to a poll released yesterday.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Washington Post

In death, Brazilian candidatea s popularity soars

The line to see Eduardo Campos's coffin was almost two miles long. Tens of thousands of people coiled around the square in front of the ornate state government palace from which he ran Pernambuco state in Brazil's northeast region for eight years, before resigning in April to run for president.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash

In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo, Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, left, and his running mate Marina Silva, pose for a photo with the National Confederation of Agriculture President Joao Martins da Silva Junior, in Brasilia, Brazil.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Fri Aug 15, 2014


New wave of contact with isolated tribe

In a remote frontier post in the Brazilian Amazon, a group of 24 isolated tribespeople made contact sometime in August with representatives from Brazil's Indian affairs department -the second group to do so in less than 8 weeks.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Jackson, WY

BBC News

Black box mystery of Brazil plane

The black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos did not record his flight, Brazilian Air Force says.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Air Accidents,


Deadly Plane Crash Turns Green Evangelical Into Brazil Kingmaker

She's an environmental activist and an evangelical abortion opponent. She's been called pro-market and a socialist.


Related Topix: Environment, Science, Dilma Rousseff, World News, Brazil

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Morning Call

Father, son bond over music; reunite for jazz concert

Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.


Related Topix: Allentown, PA, Bethlehem, PA, South Bethlehem, PA, World News, Brazil, Music, Entertainment

Globe and Mail

At midday: TSX climbs as Putin remarks calm Ukraine fears

In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin he arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Brazil

Wed Aug 13, 2014


More banks join syndicate credit facility to Brazil power sector

Another five commercial lenders agreed to join a syndicate of banks that will extend an additional 6.58 billion reais in emergency credit to Brazilian electricity distributors as drought causes power rates to soar, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,