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  • Brazil's ex-president Lula convicted in second corruption case
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  • US asks Brazil to consider lifting tariffs on ethanol exports
  • Brazil: Bill Could Shield Abusive Police
  • Inspectors of Vale Dam in Brazil Issued Warning Before Collapse

    Finance


  • Bolsonaro pitches new Brazil to wary foreign investors
  • 'Ivan Monteiro joins Brazil's BRF as finance chief from Petrobas'
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  • Brazil's Eldorado says prospectus is accurate after holder allegation
  • Brazil Will Balance the Budget This Year, Finance Minister Guedes ...

    Celebrities


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  • 'It's Easier to Count the Living': Disaster Shakes Brazil's Faith in Mining
  • Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian Minister

    Culture


  • Brazil Dissolves Its Ministry of Culture
  • Brazil's New Right-Wing President Jair Bolsonaro Has Disbanded ...
  • Brazil's 'Lula' Convicted Again of Corruption, Clouding His Political ...
  • 5 Best Cities to Visit in Brazil
  • Brazil's former president Lula convicted again of corruption

    Criminal


  • Brazil Minister Proposes Tougher Laws to Stem Deadly Crime Wave
  • Brazil battling crime wave fueled by prison chaos
  • WORLD Polish party, Brazil crime, Mumbai Pride
  • Brazil arrests 5 to probe 'criminal responsibility' for dam collapse that ...
  • Brazil to Pursue Criminal Charges Against Vale After Deadly Disaster

    Religion


  • American Missionary Could Face Genocide Charges, But Brazil's ...
  • Macedo's media operation is part of a plan for Brazil that, like his ...
  • John of God's sexual assault arrest tarnishes Brazil's spiritist ...
  • Brazil's new president has scientists worried. Here's why
  • International Seminar Series features Theravada Buddhist monk ...

    Politics


  • Lula: Brazil court adds 13 years to ex-president's sentence
  • Brazil president's senator son faces fresh graft allegations
  • Brazil's former president Lula convicted again of corruption
  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...
  • Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro still in semi-intensive care, no date ...
  • Son of Brazil President Bolsonaro joins Steve Bannon group
  • India cuts, Brazil keeps interest rate on hold
  • He's been president a week – and already Bolsonaro is damaging ...
  • Macedo's media operation is part of a plan for Brazil that, like his ...
  • Pashinyan meets with President of Brazil, Prime Ministers of ...
  • Czech PM says great opportunities for Czech companies in Brazil ...
  • Cabinet approves MoU b/w India & Brazil on cooperation in ...
  • Health warning after Brazil dam breach
  • Surging Iron Ore Prices Will Hurt China's Economy While Benefiting ...
  • UPDATE 2-Brazil holds interest rates, eyes moderating inflation risks
  • Brazil court hands former president Lula second 12-year sentence ...
  • Brazil's economy set to rebound on new government reforms ...
  • Jair Bolsonaro says he will 'open up' Brazil's economy in pro ...
  • India cuts, Brazil keeps interest rate on hold
  • General Motors (GM) Likely to Invest $2.73B at Hubs in Brazil
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  • Brazil Is The Best Stock Market In The World Right Now
  • 10 Monster Growth Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond
  • ExxonMobil, Qatar to invest $10 billion in Texas LNG plant
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Restarts Its Growth Engine in Q4
  • General Motors (GM) Likely to Invest $2.73B at Hubs in Brazil
  • This Upstart Brokerage Inspired by Charles Schwab Is Changing the ...
  • Macedo's media operation is part of a plan for Brazil that, like his ...
  • Brazil Mobile Wallet and Payment Market Opportunities Databook ...
  • The World Might Actually Run Out of People
  • 5 Best Cities to Visit in Brazil
  • These countries are set to see their millionaire populations skyrocket ...
  • At Davos, Brazil's president says he will 'work in harmony with the ...
  • 'Empty Planet' Review: A Drop in Numbers
  • More demand from China increases soy exports from Brazil
  • Chinese demand lifts Brazil's agricultural exports in 2018: report
  • Brazil poised to increase feed production volume
  • Coffee consumption in Brazil rose 4.8 pct in 2018 -industry group
  • A drop in commodity prices: a looming crisis for Brazil
  • East Asia suffers most from trade war, while Europe gains: UN
  • Trade Data Detail Supports RBA's Case For Optimism
  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's Congress passes 2019 federal budget with $257 ...
  • Brazil's budget booed by the country's scientists
  • In Brazil, Big Plans and No Money
  • Brazil's Lost Fiscal Decade Is a Time Bomb Awaiting the Next ...
  • Petrobras owes Brazil billions, unlikely to pay in 2018, minister says
  • Brazil cuts 2018 GDP growth forecast to 1.6 pct
  • In Brazil, researchers struggle to fend off deepening budget cuts
  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
  • Brazil's debt set to rise fast this year
  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...
  • Brazil Treasury sees federal debt up as much as 11 pct this year
  • Brazil's Current Account Deficit Narrows to $0.82 Billion in December
  • Brazil is shaping up for a unique kind of financial crisis
  • S&P cuts Brazil debt rating as pension reform doubts grow
  • Fitch cuts Brazil debt rating to below investment grade as fiscal ...
  • Brazil's debt set to rise fast this year
  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...

    Brazil Leaders


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  • Lula: Brazil court adds 13 years to ex-president's sentence
  • Brazil's former president Lula convicted again of corruption
  • Brazil president's senator son faces fresh graft allegations

    Speaker of Parliament


  • Brazil's New President Urges Congress to Adopt Pension Overhauls
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  • Politics at play: Facing up to a corruption-prosecution conundrum

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  • India cuts, Brazil keeps interest rate on hold
  • He's been president a week – and already Bolsonaro is damaging ...
  • Czech PM says great opportunities for Czech companies in Brazil ...

    Deputy Prime Minister


  • A political assassination, broadcast live
  • Venezuelan crisis splits world into two camps
  • Son of Brazil's President Bolsonaro joins Steve Bannon's nationalist ...

    Minister of Economy


  • Brazil's Government Hopes to Save R$1 Trillion with Social Security ...
  • Brazil central bank keeps key rate at 6.5%, cautious under Bolsonaro
  • Brazil Will Balance the Budget This Year, Finance Minister Guedes ...

    Minister of Agriculture


  • Gisele Bündchen is a 'bad Brazilian', says Bolsonaro's agriculture ...
  • Gisele Bündchen hits back at minister's 'bad Brazilian' jibe
  • New appointments, new policies don't bode well for Brazilian Amazon

    Minister of Culture


  • Brazil Dissolves Its Ministry of Culture
  • Brazil's New Right-Wing President Jair Bolsonaro Has Disbanded ...
  • Rio de Janeiro's slave wharf museum gains ground

    Minister of Defense


  • Justice Minister Says New Self-Defense Bill "Is Not A License To Kill
  • Brazil: Bill Could Shield Abusive Police
  • Brazil defense minister sees no need for US military base

    Minister of Education


  • Brazil education overhaul aims at ousting 'Marxist ideology'
  • Here's How Jair Bolsonaro Wants to Transform Brazil
  • Brazil Dissolves Its Ministry of Culture

    Minister of Energy


  • Dam Collapse Reveals a Fatal Lack of Oversight in Brazil's Mining ...
  • China's Outbound M&A In Brazil To Pick Up, Despite President's ...
  • Brazil has nearly 4000 dams at high risk -minister

    Minister of Finance


  • Brazil Will Balance the Budget This Year, Finance Minister Guedes ...
  • India cuts, Brazil keeps interest rate on hold
  • FG to get $1.1bn loan from Brazil to fund agric mechanisation ...

    Minister of Foreign Affairs


  • Brazil, a country of few immigrants
  • US asks Brazil to consider lifting tariffs on ethanol exports
  • Brazil's new president has scientists worried. Here's why

    Minister of Internal Affairs


  • Death toll in Brazil dam collapse rises to 34; hundreds feared dead
  • Singh calls on Trudeau to part ways with US, Brazil on Venezuela ...
  • China needs a new strategy to deal with Brazil's new right-wing ...

    Minister of Justice


  • Brazilian Minister of Justice presents 14 anticrime measures
  • Brazil's Lula sentenced to nearly 13 years in new corruption case
  • Brazil's Justice Minister Vows to Combat Corruption

    Minister of Health


  • Health warning after Brazil dam breach
  • Brazil's Bolsonaro to eye pension reform choices when health ...
  • Brazil eyes new law for agriculture chemicals

    Minister of Infrastructure


  • UPDATE 1-Brazil to pave key agriculture road BR-163 this year ...
  • New appointments, new policies don't bode well for Brazilian Amazon
  • Brazil to pave key agriculture BR-163 road this year -minister

    Minister of Sports


  • Brazil Dissolves Its Ministry of Culture
  • Brazil's New Right-Wing President Jair Bolsonaro Has Disbanded ...
  • Turki Al-Sheikh: The Saudi sports minister leading the exodus of ...

    Director of State Security Service


  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...
  • Ivanka Trump unveils White House global women initiative
  • Macedo's media operation is part of a plan for Brazil that, like his ...

    Chairman National Bank


  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to March 29
  • Chinese group Foton Motor to build truck factory in Brazil
  • Inside the Takedown That Put Carlos Ghosn in Jail

    Permanent Representative to the UN


  • PM meets with US Ambassador to the UN
  • PM meets with US rep to the UN
  • CARICOM renews call for dialogue to end Venezuelan crisis

    Presidents Chief of Staff


  • Jewish lawmaker elected president of Brazilian senate
  • Brazil Keeps Key Rate Unchanged on Tame Prices and Weak ...
  • Brazil's Bolsonaro makes stumbling start as president

    Chairman of Supreme Court


  • In first, Jewish lawmaker elected president of Brazilian Senate
  • Meet the Team Behind CNN Brasil: A Businessman Accused of ...
  • Suspicious deposits made to account of Brazil president Bolsonaro's ...

    Opposition


  • Brazil says it recognizes Venezuelan opposition leader as president
  • "Not My President": Basically Everyone Now Knows Venezuela Is A ...
  • Venezuelan Opposition Plans to Import Aid, in a Slap at Maduro

    Economic News and Data


    GDP

  • Bolsonaro wants trade to make up 30 percent of Brazil's GDP by ...
  • Brazil Is The Best Stock Market In The World Right Now
  • Brazil posts $14.51 bln current account deficit in 2018, 0.77 pct of GDP
  • Investors confident of Brazil: Net FDI flows equaled 4.7% of GDP in ...
  • Global Economic Outlook 2019: World GDP Growth to Weaken from ...
  • Brazil holds interest rates, eyes moderating inflation risks
  • A Brazilian tragedy is a Deepwater Horizon moment. Sort of
  • Brazil's stock market bust is a blinking red light
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    Investment

  • General Motors (GM) Likely to Invest $2.73B at Hubs in Brazil
  • This Upstart Brokerage Inspired by Charles Schwab Is Changing the ...
  • Brazil Mobile Wallet and Payment Market Opportunities Databook ...
  • Brazil Is The Best Stock Market In The World Right Now
  • 10 Monster Growth Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond
  • ExxonMobil, Qatar to invest $10 billion in Texas LNG plant
  • Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Restarts Its Growth Engine in Q4
  • General Motors (GM) Likely to Invest $2.73B at Hubs in Brazil
  • This Upstart Brokerage Inspired by Charles Schwab Is Changing the ...
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    Demographics

  • Macedo's media operation is part of a plan for Brazil that, like his ...
  • Brazil Mobile Wallet and Payment Market Opportunities Databook ...
  • The World Might Actually Run Out of People
  • 5 Best Cities to Visit in Brazil
  • These countries are set to see their millionaire populations skyrocket ...
  • At Davos, Brazil's president says he will 'work in harmony with the ...
  • 'Empty Planet' Review: A Drop in Numbers
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    Export/Import

  • More demand from China increases soy exports from Brazil
  • Chinese demand lifts Brazil's agricultural exports in 2018: report
  • Brazil poised to increase feed production volume
  • Coffee consumption in Brazil rose 4.8 pct in 2018 -industry group
  • A drop in commodity prices: a looming crisis for Brazil
  • East Asia suffers most from trade war, while Europe gains: UN
  • Trade Data Detail Supports RBA's Case For Optimism
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    Public Spending

  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
  • UPDATE 1-Brazil's Congress passes 2019 federal budget with $257 ...
  • Brazil's budget booed by the country's scientists
  • In Brazil, Big Plans and No Money
  • Brazil's Lost Fiscal Decade Is a Time Bomb Awaiting the Next ...
  • Petrobras owes Brazil billions, unlikely to pay in 2018, minister says
  • Brazil cuts 2018 GDP growth forecast to 1.6 pct
  • In Brazil, researchers struggle to fend off deepening budget cuts
  • Brazil government freezes $606 million in federal spending
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    Public Debt

  • Brazil's debt set to rise fast this year
  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...
  • Brazil Treasury sees federal debt up as much as 11 pct this year
  • Brazil's Current Account Deficit Narrows to $0.82 Billion in December
  • Brazil is shaping up for a unique kind of financial crisis
  • S&P cuts Brazil debt rating as pension reform doubts grow
  • Fitch cuts Brazil debt rating to below investment grade as fiscal ...
  • Brazil's debt set to rise fast this year
  • Brazil's Social Security Reform Way Bigger Deal Than Bolsonaro's ...
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-12-07BRInflation Rate MoM NOV0.45%0.30%01
    2018-12-07BRInflation Rate YoY NOV4.56%4.60%01
    2018-12-06BRNew Car Registrations MoM NOV19.40%0.60%01
    2018-12-06BRCar Production MoM NOV17.80%12.50%01
    2018-12-05BRMarkit Services PMI NOV50.550.301
    2018-12-05BRMarkit Composite PMI NOV50.550.401
    2018-12-04BRIndustrial Production MoM OCT-1.80%1.60%01
    2018-12-04BRIndustrial Production YoY OCT-2%2.20%01
    2018-12-03BRMarkit Manufacturing PMI NOV52.751.15100
    2018-12-03BRBalance of Trade NOV$4.06B$5.91B ?$ 3.5B00