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The Economist on Brazilian Protests

Protests in Brazil The wisdom of crowds After massive demonstrations against her, Dilma Rousseff will struggle to relaunch her presidency Mar 21st 2015 | SÃO PAULO | From the print edition DILMA ROUSSEFF, Brazil’s president, expected the anti-government protests on … Continue reading

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Business at the BRIC Summit in China

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is in China attending the BRIC Summit. Reassuring investment in Brazil In a speech during the World Economic Forum in Boao, China, the president Rousseff highlighted the benefits of investing in Brazil. For her, the country is the … Continue reading

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How would you like Dilma, Mategna and PT to run Vale?

Rumors that Brazilian federal government aims to replace Roger Agnelli, Vale’s CEO, have been surrounding the market for a long time. Yesterday, minister Guido Mantega, representing the Federal government as one large shareholder, officially requested Bradesco, another large shareholder, the … Continue reading

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Optimist about Dilma’s administration

“The economist” and I are optimist about Dilma’s administration. Why? 1)        She showed she wants to fight inflation 2)        She said she will dedicate her administration to eliminate misery 3)         … Continue reading

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The debate around Belo Monte dam in the Amazon

“In order for the Brazilian economy to grow around 5 per cent per year in the next few years, Brazil needs to add 5,000 megawatts per year to its installed capacity” said Mauricio Tolmasquim, of the Brazilian government’s Energy Research … Continue reading

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“Brazil, the rising star” on CBS 60 minutes show

The American tv network CBS produced last December a special report about Brazil for the 60 minutes show. It is a fair Brazil 101 with interviews of Eike Batista, CEO of the holding EBX International and #1 fortune in the country and … Continue reading

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Brazil´s Foreign Policy

Under the leadership of President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil opened 62 diplomatic and consular representations around the world – another 17 are in the process of opening. The country currently has 212 posts. Many of them have no … Continue reading

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