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Brazil sues ex-president Lula, ex-minister over letters - CNN International

Wed, 02/23/2011 - 02:19

The South African Star

Brazil sues ex-president Lula, ex-minister over letters
CNN International
By the CNN Wire Staff (CNN) -- Federal prosecutors have filed suit against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and a former Cabinet minister, charging them with misusing public funds to send more than 10 million letters to retirees ...
Brazil's Lula in misconduct probeBBC News
Brazil Prosecutors Accuse Ex-President Lula Of MisconductNASDAQ

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More of world's crops are genetically engineered - USA Today

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 23:21

Reuters

More of world's crops are genetically engineered
USA Today
The amount of land devoted to genetically engineered crops grew 10% last year, and 7% in the year before, as farmers in major grain and soy exporting countries such as Brazil and Argentina continued to adopt the new seeds. ...
Biotech crops catching on in BrazilDesMoinesRegister.com (blog)
GM crops 'pass billion hectares'BBC News
Global planting of biotech crops jumps 10 percent: reportReuters
Financial Times - Genetic Engineering News - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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U.S. mulls backing Brazil jet deal terms on technology transfer - UPI.com

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 21:55

St. John's Telegram

U.S. mulls backing Brazil jet deal terms on technology transfer
UPI.com
22 (UPI) -- The United States is keen to assure Brazil it can have technology transfer terms similar to those offered by France or Sweden when considering purchase of 36 fighter jets worth $4 billion-$7 billion, congressional reports said. ...
Brazil Government Sets No Deadline On Jet Fighter DecisionNASDAQ
Brazil delaying fighter jet decision; French foreign minister pushes Rafale jetThe Canadian Press
US Offers Brazil Tech Transfer On Jet Fighters PurchaseBernama
Reuters - MSN Philippines News - Chicago Breaking Business - Tribune
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Brazil Stocks Close Lower On Libya Violence, Inflation Concerns - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 21:42

Aljazeera.net (blog)

Brazil Stocks Close Lower On Libya Violence, Inflation Concerns
Wall Street Journal
Investors also got a dose of bad economic news from Brazil, where inflation continues to climb. The Brazilian Census Bureau, or IBGE, reported that consumer prices through mid-February rose 0.97%, up from a 0.76% advance through mid-January. ...
Bayer: Brazil Pharmaceutical Industry To Grow To $27 Billion By 2015NASDAQ
Brazil's business in LibyaAljazeera.net (blog)

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Brazil cenbank sells reverse swaps worth $848 mln - Reuters

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 20:25

Brazil cenbank sells reverse swaps worth $848 mln
Reuters
SAO PAULO Feb 22 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank said on Tuesday that it sold 17240 of the 20000 reverse currency swap contracts it offered at auction for a total of $848 million. (Reporting by Silvio Cascione and Jose de Castro; Writing by Luciana ...

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Brazil's Itau Sees 15%-20% Expansion In Lending - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 19:34

Brazil's Itau Sees 15%-20% Expansion In Lending
Wall Street Journal
SAO PAULO (Dow Jones)--Buoyed by continued economic growth in Brazil, the country's largest private bank, Banco Itau (ITUB, ITUB4.BR), will see an expansion of between 15% and 20% in its credit portfolios in 2011, the bank's president said Tuesday. ...
Brazil Itau Unibanco sees no risk of credit bubbleReuters
Profits up for Brazil's biggest private bankBloomberg
Itaú earnings soar on Brazil loan demandFinancial Times
Forexyard - Business News Americas
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Head of GM Brazil steps down - Bloomberg

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 19:31

Head of GM Brazil steps down
Bloomberg
By AP According to a statement on the company's website, Denise Johnson is leaving GM's Brazil division for unspecified personal reasons. The note is signed by Jaime Ardila, head of GM's South America operations. He previously was the head of GM in ...

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Brazil Petrobras January Total Gas, Oil Prod 2.662M BOE/Day - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 18:28

Stockopedia

Brazil Petrobras January Total Gas, Oil Prod 2.662M BOE/Day
Wall Street Journal
Petrobras produced 2.069 million barrels of crude per day in Brazil, which was 4.9% higher than January 2010 but a decrease of 2.5% from December, Petrobras said. In December, the state oil company registered a record for domestic crude oil output. ...
Petrobras' Brazil output falls in Jan on stoppagesReuters
Brazil Petrobras Gets License To Build Fertilizer PlantAutomated Trader
Brazil's Petrobras at limits of refining capacityFox News
Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce - GlobalPost - Gerson Lehrman Group
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Obama to offer infrastructure finance for Brazil - Reuters

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 15:08

Obama to offer infrastructure finance for Brazil
Reuters
SAO PAULO Feb 22 (Reuters) - US President Barack Obama plans to offer new financing for joint infrastructure projects between US and Brazilian companies when he visits Brazil next month, sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters. ...
Brazilian FM to travel to Washington to discuss preparations for Obama's visitPeople's Daily Online

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Brazil Petrobras Buys 50% Stake In Offshore Benin Block - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 02/22/2011 - 14:40

Upstream Online

Brazil Petrobras Buys 50% Stake In Offshore Benin Block
Wall Street Journal
The deal represents further expansion of Petrobras's assets off the West Coast of Africa, which company geologists say holds similarities to Brazil's pre-salt province. Petrobras also holds stakes in fields in Angola, Libya, Namibia, ...
Petrobras Buys 50% of Offshore Oil Block in Benin, AfricaBloomberg

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