Newspaper Claims European Companies Bribed Brazilian Officials
German multinational Siemens and France's Alstom set up shell corporations in Uruguay as part of a scheme to pay kickbacks to officials at Brazilian state-owned companies who favored them in tender proceedings, O Estado de Sao Paulo daily said Thursday.
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Brazillian Police On Two-Day Strike For Better Wages, Working Conditions
Brazil's federal police started on Tuesday a two-day work stoppage to demand better wages and improved security for the World Cup.
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Votorantim Metais Plans Production Stoppage at Nickel, Cobalt Plant
Metal Bulletin reported that Votorantim Metais has moved forward a production stoppage at it Brazil-based nickel and cobalt plant.
A man's hand is seen in front of the cracked ground of Jaguary dam during a long drought period that has hit the state of Sao Paulo in Braganca Paulista, 100 km from Sao Paulo, Brazil, Jan. 31, 2014.
World Cup Protester Shot by Brazil Police
A man was shot and wounded by police during a protest against the World Cup in Sao Paulo , a Brazilian police spokesman told Efe Sunday.