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News Brazil: Brazil court trims Lula sentence, opening door to partial detention

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-lula-idUSKCN1RZ2KY
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s jailed former leftist president, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, could gain partial freedom within five months following a court decision on Tuesday to reduce his sentence in ...

News Brazil: Illegal logging in Brazil turns Amazon into a powder keg

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/illegal-logging-brazil-turns-amazon-powder-keg-030227102.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

Altamira (Brazil) (AFP) - A rifle resting on his shoulder, Tatji Arara looks despondent as he steps over the trunks of huge trees felled by timber traffickers in the heart of Brazil's Amazon ...

News Brazil: Brazil Pension Bill Set to Advance With First Congress Vote

News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-23/brazil-pension-bill-poised-to-advance-with-overdue-congress-vote
Publicated on: onday 22 April 2019

Brazil’s highly anticipated pension overhaul may finally start moving forward in Congress on Tuesday, clearing the first of several legislative hurdles it needs to overcome before becoming law. A ...

News Brazil: Brazil markets cheer as pension reform passes congressional hurdle

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/finance/markets/brazil-markets-cheer-as-pension-reform-passes-congressional-hurdle/ar-BBWe2gz
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian markets rose on Tuesday after the path was cleared for a congressional committee vote on pension reform, a sign that the government is finally getting political backing ...

News Brazil: Brazil’s pension reform bill passes first test

News source: https://www.ft.com/content/0d02df2a-6618-11e9-9adc-98bf1d35a056
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

Brazil’s much-vaunted pension reform bill passed a crucial first test late on Tuesday when a congressional committee in Brasília voted that the proposed legislation was constitutional and could ...

News Brazil: U.S. tractor maker AGCO rolls out Fendt line for Brazil farmers

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-agriculture-agco/u-s-tractor-maker-agco-rolls-out-fendt-line-for-brazil-farmers-idUSKCN1RZ2E7
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - U.S. agricultural machine maker AGCO Corp said on Tuesday it would launch its flagship Fendt line of equipment in Brazil later this year, targeting large soybean farmers in the ...

News Brazil: Brazil court reduces ex-president Lula's sentence

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/brazil-court-reduces-ex-president-lulas-sentence-225107331.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

Brasília (AFP) - A Brazilian appeals court on Tuesday reduced leftist former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's 12-year sentence for bribery and money laundering. In a unanimous decision, the four ...

News Brazil: Brazil court reduces prison sentence for ex-president Lula

News source: https://www.france24.com/en/20190424-brazil-court-reduces-prison-sentence-ex-president-lula-corruption
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

In a unanimous decision, the four judges on the Superior Court of Justice panel hearing Lula's appeal agreed to uphold his conviction, but cut the sentence to eight years and 10 months. The ruling, ...

News Brazil: Extortion by Rogue Police Gangs Is Booming in Bolsonaro’s Brazil

News source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/money/extortion-by-rogue-police-gangs-is-booming-in-bolsonaro’s-brazil/ar-BBWcFy6
Publicated on: onday 22 April 2019

(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- A new cigarette, Gift, went on sale early last year in the bars and newspaper kiosks of Itaboraí, a crumbling former oil town on Rio de Janeiro’s outskirts. At just under a ...

News Brazil: Brazil Economic Growth Outlook for 2019 Sinks to Fresh Lows

News source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-22/brazil-economic-growth-outlook-plunges-to-lowest-level-ever
Publicated on: Sunday 21 April 2019

Go inside the global economy with Stephanie Flanders in her new podcast, Stephanomics. Subscribe via Pocket Cast or iTunes. Brazil analysts cut their 2019 growth forecasts to the lowest level ever in ...

News Brazil: Brazil's Carrefour Brasil reports 10% growth in first quarter gross sales

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-carrefour-sales/brazils-carrefour-brasil-reports-10-growth-in-first-quarter-gross-sales-idUKKCN1RZ2HN
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Gross sales at Carrefour Brasil, one of Brazil’s largest food retailers, rose 9.9 percent in the first quarter of 2019 to 14.2 billion reais ($3.62 billion) compared with ...

News Brazil: APOS: Paramount+ Streaming Service to Expand to Brazil, Latin America

News source: https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/apos-paramount-streaming-expand-brazil-130042023.html
Publicated on: uesday 23 April 2019

The Paramount+ subscription video-on-demand (SVoD) service is to begin operations in Latin America and Brazil from next month. The moves are made possible by deals with Claro Video and with Brazil’s ...