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Political News


  • Jailed ex-president Lula would win Brazil's election if allowed to run ...
  • Brazil's ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest
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  • As President, 'Lula' of Brazil Opened the Prison. Now He's an Inmate.
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  • Brazil's ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest
  • Former Brazil president Lula turns himself in after two-day standoff ...
  • As President, 'Lula' of Brazil Opened the Prison. Now He's an Inmate.
  • Brazil's ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day message projected on Brazil's ...
  • Brazil Congress debates eliminating arts from univerisities
  • Will Lula's Downfall Kill Social Democracy in Brazil?
  • Lula behind bars: Brazil's former president taken to prison to serve ...
  • Brazil's Left Buried With Lula Downfall
  • Additional Measures Vital to Keep Global Momentum From Faltering
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.80 ...
  • Brazil election moves on, but reform no guarantee
  • Brazil judge tells Lula to turn himself in on Friday
  • Brazilian stock exchange leads the world in growth in 2018
  • Brazil Stock Exchange Growth Rate in Q1 Highest in World
  • Additional Measures Vital to Keep Global Momentum From Faltering
  • Italians innovate Brazil painting
  • Brazilian stock exchange leads the world in growth in 2018
  • UK Chief Secretary in Brazil to build relationships and promote ...
  • The risks and rewards of investing in Latin America
  • World's Best M&A Banks 2018: Sowing The Seeds Of Growth
  • Nigeria: Population Growth - Danger Looms for Nigeria - - Panelists
  • Population growth: Danger looms for Nigeria — Panelists
  • World Bank report on fiscal adjustment in Brazil: questionable ...
  • Sending Brazil's Lula to prison is nonsense
  • Beef exports face challenging year ahead
  • San Diego's scientists span the globe to unearth new discoveries ...
  • Investing in the future of food
  • Dutch exports outside EU show higher growth
  • Brazilian beef exports in high demand with new record
  • Why China Is Hungry For Brazilian Soy
  • United Kingdom trades more Processed Potato Products
  • Beef exports face challenging year ahead
  • Public spending rise depends on extra growth, says Truss
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's Cecafé sees 2018-19 exports reaching 35 mln ...
  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
  • Petrobras owes Brazil billions, unlikely to pay in 2018, minister says
  • Brazil Budget Gap Widens More Than Forecast as Revenue Falls
  • Brazil's budget booed by the country's scientists
  • Brazil Budget Worries Too Much to Take for Foreign Investors
  • Brazil's 2017 central gov't deficit $9.5 bln smaller than target -source
  • Brazil's Fiscal Performance Improved Last Year
  • Lula and the "crime" of the left
  • Emerging debt and reform - a closer look at Argentina and Brazil
  • S&P cuts Brazil debt rating as pension reform doubts grow
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.80 ...
  • Fitch cuts Brazil debt rating to below investment grade as fiscal ...
  • BRAZIL: Economists Cut 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.84 ...
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.83 ...

    Brazil Leaders


    President


  • As President, 'Lula' of Brazil Opened the Prison. Now He's an Inmate.
  • Jailed Lula Could Still Campaign for President in Brazil
  • Ex-President 'Lula' of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail Term

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Brazil: Lula out of presidential race, outsiders set to benefit
  • Shura Council Deputy Speaker Receives Brazilian Parliament ...
  • Iran FM Wraps Up Senegal Visit, Arrives in Brazil

    Prime Minister


  • Brazil's ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day message projected on Brazil's ...
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    Deputy Prime Minister


  • Team play and total devotion may help Russian footballers to win ...
  • Brazilian Ex-President Lula Da Silva Surrenders to Police – Reports
  • Ex-Brazil Leader Lula to Run for President, From Jail If Needed ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Brazil may review 2019 fiscal deficit target lower: minister
  • Brazil confirms austerity policy with the new team economic team
  • Brazil committed to Eletrobras privatization: finance minister

    Minister of Agriculture


  • MEP quizzes Brazilian agriculture minister
  • Brazil hopes to mitigate impact of EU chicken ban - minister
  • EU could expand ban to poultry from Brazil's BRF - report

    Minister of Culture


  • Lula Lost, But Brazil's Democracy Has Won
  • Brazil Congress debates eliminating arts from univerisities
  • Brazilian musician Gilberto Gil to return to Israel

    Minister of Defense


  • Brazil's Army Awakes From Decades-Old Slumber as Elections Near
  • Boeing and Embraer Likely to Reach a Deal, Brazil Defense Chief ...
  • Boeing, Embraer close to deal: Brazilian minister

    Minister of Education


  • Minister Says He Will Veto Plan to Approve 40% of Secondary ...
  • 10 new ministers take office in Brazil
  • Brazil's First Female President Dilma Rousseff to Speak at SDSU

    Minister of Energy


  • Temer names Brazil energy minister
  • Brazil's New Energy Minister Avid Supporter of Privatization
  • Eletrobras shares plunge on shakeup at Brazil energy ministry

    Minister of Finance


  • Brazil Finance Minister Resigns to Assess Presidential Bid
  • Brazil committed to Eletrobras privatization: finance minister
  • Brazil's new finance minister says Eletrobras sale top priority

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • According to the US, Brazil Will Have to Accept Quotas in Order to ...
  • Ethiopia, Brazil Agreement to Boost Economic Ties
  • As Brazil turns a corner, will local market follow?

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • KSA, Brazil agree to start direct flights
  • 2 dead after delivery vehicle hits crowd in German city of Muenster
  • Dutton ventures where fools fear to tread

    Minister of Justice


  • Brazil's ex-leader still leads in polls after arrest
  • Ex-President 'Lula' of Brazil Surrenders to Serve 12-Year Jail Term
  • Brazilian President Reacts and Says Criticism Does Not Bother Him

    Minister of Health


  • Brazil's presidential palace confirms Occhi as new health minister
  • Brazilian President presents Oswaldo Cruz Medal to WHO Director ...
  • Head of state-run bank to become Brazil's new health minister -source

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • Brazil has appointed a new Minister of Transport
  • Army playing key role in Brazil infrastructure
  • Brazil's New Energy Minister Avid Supporter of Privatization

    Minister of Sports


  • Lula Lost, But Brazil's Democracy Has Won
  • 5 scandals that have hit the Ministry of Sports & NSA in Ghana
  • 10 new ministers take office in Brazil

    Director of State Security Service


  • 20 killed in attempted prison escape in Brazil's Belem
  • VP Pence to visit Brazil at end of May
  • 21 killed in Brazil jail breakout bid

    Chairman National Bank


  • The Briefcase
  • Sunstate Bank agrees to acquire Intercontinental Bank for $29M
  • What the World's Central Banks Are Saying About Cryptocurrencies

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • Secretary-General Appoints Lieutenant General Elias Rodrigues ...
  • Grand Rapids Symphony set to return to New York City's Carnegie ...
  • Pak opposes more permanent members, blasts India, G4 nations on ...

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Statement from Vice President Mike Pence's Deputy Chief of Staff ...
  • Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva Fast Facts
  • Brazil's First Female President Dilma Rousseff to Speak at SDSU

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • Brazil's Lula must start prison term, Supreme Court rules
  • Lula: Former Brazilian president surrenders to police
  • EACC chases rats as house burns

    Opposition


  • Workers' Party legislators in Brazil adopt Lula's name
  • 'All the Politicians Rob': Calls Rise in Brazil to End Officials' Legal ...
  • Brazil in political crisis over jailed president: 4 essential reads

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Brazil loosens 2020 fiscal target, sees GDP growth slowing
  • Brazil maintains interest rate plans, despite low inflation
  • Brazil GDP could grow more than 2.6 pct in 2018, c.bank says
  • Brazil's GDP Is Rising: Does It Signal an Investment Opportunity?
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.80 ...
  • Brazil central bank holds inflation, GDP forecasts steady
  • China Trade Shrinks Ahead Of GDP Number
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    Investment

  • Additional Measures Vital to Keep Global Momentum From Faltering
  • Italians innovate Brazil painting
  • Brazilian stock exchange leads the world in growth in 2018
  • UK Chief Secretary in Brazil to build relationships and promote ...
  • The risks and rewards of investing in Latin America
  • World's Best M&A Banks 2018: Sowing The Seeds Of Growth
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    Demographics

  • Nigeria: Population Growth - Danger Looms for Nigeria - - Panelists
  • Population growth: Danger looms for Nigeria — Panelists
  • World Bank report on fiscal adjustment in Brazil: questionable ...
  • Sending Brazil's Lula to prison is nonsense
  • Beef exports face challenging year ahead
  • San Diego's scientists span the globe to unearth new discoveries ...
  • Investing in the future of food
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    Export/Import

  • Dutch exports outside EU show higher growth
  • Brazilian beef exports in high demand with new record
  • Why China Is Hungry For Brazilian Soy
  • United Kingdom trades more Processed Potato Products
  • Beef exports face challenging year ahead
  • Public spending rise depends on extra growth, says Truss
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's Cecafé sees 2018-19 exports reaching 35 mln ...
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    Public Spending

  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
  • Petrobras owes Brazil billions, unlikely to pay in 2018, minister says
  • Brazil Budget Gap Widens More Than Forecast as Revenue Falls
  • Brazil's budget booed by the country's scientists
  • Brazil Budget Worries Too Much to Take for Foreign Investors
  • Brazil's 2017 central gov't deficit $9.5 bln smaller than target -source
  • Brazil's Fiscal Performance Improved Last Year
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    Public Debt

  • Lula and the "crime" of the left
  • Emerging debt and reform - a closer look at Argentina and Brazil
  • S&P cuts Brazil debt rating as pension reform doubts grow
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.80 ...
  • Fitch cuts Brazil debt rating to below investment grade as fiscal ...
  • BRAZIL: Economists Cut 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.84 ...
  • BRAZIL: Economists Trim 2018 GDP Growth Estimate To 2.83 ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-04-30BRNominal Budget Balance MARBRL-45.806BBRL -36.6B00
    2018-04-27BRUnemployment Rate MAR12.60%12.90%00
    2018-04-26BRBank Lending MoM MAR-0.20%00
    2018-04-26BRNet Payrolls MAR61.188K42.7K00
    2018-04-25BRCurrent Account MAR$0.3B$ 1.5B00
    2018-04-25BRForeign Direct Investment MAR$4.7B$ 5.2B00
    2018-04-25BRConsumer Confidence APR101.9102.500
    2018-04-20BRIPCA mid-month CPI MoM APR2.80%10
    2018-04-20BRIPCA mid-month CPI YoY APR0.10%10
    2018-04-20BRFederal Tax Revenues MARBRL105BBRL 98B
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