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  1. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Highlights Importance of...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Department of Commerce

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Participates in a Panel Discussion with Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Armando Monteiro, Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker discussed the importance of deepening trade relations between the United States and Brazil at the Brazil-U.S. Business Summit, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The event, which took place during Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's visit to D.C., highlighted the shared commitment of the United States and Brazil to work together to grow trade and investment between our two countries.


  2. MBAC Provides Update on Lawsuit Claim Against ItafosRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Market Wire

    MBAC Fertilizer Corp. announced today that the proposed auction to sell certain assets of Itafos, which had been originally scheduled for June 30, 2015, as disclosed in the Company's press release dated June 15, 2015, was suspended by the judge of the Superior Court of Brasilia, following injunctions filed by the Company and certain lenders. The Company has been informed that the Judge of the Superior Court now has 30 days to confirm these injunctions and issue a definitive sentence on the matter.


  3. Obama and Rousseff agree to improve tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    US President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at a press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, yesterday. WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met at the White House ysterday, a visit aimed at bolstering economic ties and turning the page on a spying scandal.


  4. Brazil World Cup was a fiasco for the hosts both on and off the pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | World Soccer

    The Maracana, stage of last year's World Cup Final, is hardly financially viable at reduced prices on offer for State Championship matches. A devastating probe in the Evening Standard has recently told us the herd of white elephants which is now trampling across Brazilian football.


  5. Obama, Rousseff agree to improve trade, travelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Reuters

    President Barack Obama and Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met at the White House on Tuesday, a visit aimed at bolstering economic ties and turning the page on a spying scandal. The presidents agreed to a series of steps to make it easier for people and goods to move between the two countries, including reopening fresh beef trade, the White House said in a statement.


  6. Brazil's President Rousseff Meets with President Obama in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Rio Times

    President of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, met with United States President Barack Obama yesterday on her week-long official visit to the United States. President Obama accompanied Rousseff to Martin Luther King's Memorial and later Obama offered his Brazilian counterpart a state dinner at the White House.


  7. New Startup Construct Tackles One Of Brazil's Most Inefficient IndustriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | TechCrunch

    Brazilian startup Construct is announcing a R$1 million angel round to bring real-time project management to Brazil's famously inefficient construction industry. Construct co-founders Drew Beaurline and Patrick Albert are taking on one of the nation's most corrupt and bureaucratic industries - possibly a job only twenty-something foreigners with no particular background in construction would be naA ve enough to attempt.


  8. Does Dilma's visit even matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CSIS

    It's been almost two years since Rousseff cancelled a state visit to the White House in the wake of the NSA revelations and their aftermath. The intervening years have been tense: Brazil led the international effort to reform surveillance practices, pitting Brasilia directly against Washington, and Rousseff awarded a major military contract to Swedish-owned Gripen over U.S.-owned Boeing.


  9. Readout of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter's Meeting with the...Read the original story

    Sunday | U.S. Department of Defense

    Secretary Carter hosted Brazilian Minister of Defense Jaques Wagner today at the Pentagon to discuss the U.S.-Brazilian defense relationship ahead of President Obama's meeting with Brazilian President Rousseff tomorrow at the White House. Secretary Carter commended Brazil's contributions to peacekeeping operations in Africa and around the world and discussed ways that the U.S. and Brazil can continue to collaborate in support of international partners.


  10. UPDATE 1-Brazil's Caixa plans $1.9 bln bad loan sale, sources sayRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    State-controlled Caixa Economica Federal, Brazil's largest mortgage lender, is in the final stages of selling two pools of distressed credit to investors, three sources with direct knowledge of the plans said on Monday. Up to 5.9 billion reais worth of defaulted loans to consumers and small companies could be sold to investors who specialize in dealing with distressed assets, said the first source, who requested anonymity since the plans are private.


  11. Rousseff highlights - sexual bias' of criticsRead the original story

    Monday | Buenos Aires Herald

    'Austerity programme run by my gov't,' says Brazilian president as she arrives in US for key visit Brazil President Dilma Rousseff's relationship with the White House hit the skids two years ago when she learned that the National Security Agency had tapped her cellphone. This week, Rousseff visits Washington to restore relations with US President Barack Obama and attract US investment.


  12. Unpopular Brazilian president to visit U.S. as her country's economy slidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Washington Post

    "I met with your wonderful new president, Dilma Rousseff, and talked about how we can strengthen the partnership between our governments," he told an invited audience . "For so long, you were called a country of the future, told to wait for a better day that was always just around the corner.


  13. Brazil, U.S. move to mend ties after spy scandalRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Xinhuanet

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff left Brazil for New York on Saturday, kicking off a long-postponed visit to the United States at the invitation of President Barack Obama. Rousseff's five-day tour from June 27 to July 1, which includes New York, Washington and San Francisco, is the first attempt to rebuild the bilateral relationship that was chilled when the United States was exposed to spy in 2013.


  14. China, Brazil launch 20-bln-USD fund to support production capacity cooperationRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Xinhuanet

    China and Brazil agreed Friday to set up a 20-billion-U.S.-dollar fund to back bilateral production capacity cooperation as they roll out more concrete programs to consolidate their partnership. The agreement was one of the outcomes of the fourth meeting of the China-Brazil High-Level Coordination and Cooperation Committee , which was held here and co-chaired by visiting Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang and Brazilian Vice President Michel Temer.


  15. Brazilian Minister Denies Involvement in Illegal DonationsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 27 | Bloomberg

    Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. Brazil's Social Communications Minister Edinho Silva denied allegations that he was involved in an illegal donations scheme as the treasurer of President Dilma Rousseff's re-election campaign in 2014.


  16. Brazil's finance minister Levy leaves hospital, says he's 'fine'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Daily Star

    BRASILIA: Brazilian Finance Minister Joaquim Levy left a Brasilia hospital early on Saturday, saying he was fine, following a newspaper report that he had suffered a pulmonary embolism. Levy took over the ministry in January and has led a bold fiscal adjustment plan to regain the trust of investors in the once-booming Brazilian economy.


  17. World Briefs: Vatican, 'Palestine' ink treatyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Post-gazette.com

    The Vatican on Friday signed its first treaty with the "State of Palestine," calling for "courageous decisions" to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and backing a two-state solution. The treaty, which made official the Vatican's de facto recognition of Palestine since 2012, angered Israel, which called it "a hasty step [that] damages the prospects for advancing a peace agreement."


  18. Brazil ministers rebut new wave of campaign funding allegationsRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Reuters

    Two Brazilian ministers denied on Friday that there was anything illegal about campaign donations made in recent years by a businessman allegedly involved in massive corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobras. President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff, Aloizio Mercadante, denied that 500,000 reais in campaign donations made to him in 2010 by companies owned by Ricardo Pessoa were linked to kickbacks at Petrobras.


  19. Brazil Leader's Credibility Tested as She Woos US InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Voice of America

    A handout picture released by the Brazilian presidency's press office shows President Dilma Rousseff during a meeting with representatives of Trade Unions at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, April 30, 2015. The economy is sliding into recession, her popularity has hit rock bottom, her party's treasurer is behind bars for alleged corruption and her enemies want to impeach her.


  20. $4m Flown To BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Ghanamma.com

    It has been confirmed that Ghana's Presidential Jet was used to ferry $4 million cash to the Black Stars in Brazil during the 2014 World Cup, an act which subjected the country to international ridicule. Additionally, it was revealed that the Bank of Ghana released the $4 million cash on June 21, 2014, which was a Saturday, against the central bank's own working rules.