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2008-08-29 12:01:13

Text of report by Brazilian news agency Agencia Brasil website ["Minister Underscores Expansion of Brazilian Economy to New Markets" - Third and last part of an interview with Brazilian Presidential Adviser Marco Aurelio Garcia by Ivanir Jose Bortort and Yara Aquino, date and place not given.] Brasilia: In this third and final part of the interview, Minister Marco Aurelio Garcia, special adviser to the President's Office on international affairs, analyses Brazil's agenda for negotiating...

2008-08-06 09:00:39

SAO PAULO, Brazil, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TAM (NYSE: TAM; Bovespa: TAMM4) will begin operating direct flights from Brasilia (DF) to Buenos Aires, Argentina, as of August 8.

2008-06-30 09:03:03

Brazil considering restriction on unhealthy food ads RIO DE JANEIRO, June 27 (Xinhua) -- The Brazilian Ministry of Health is considering restricting the advertising of unhealthy food on television and magazines.

2007-07-13 06:15:46

By Filho, Roberpaulo Barboza Domingues, Lucilia; N

2006-08-09 20:22:24

By Raymond Colitt BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks increasingly hard to beat in Brazil's October 1 election after extending his lead over main rival Geraldo Alckmin, analysts said on Wednesday.

2006-08-09 13:50:38

By Raymond Colitt BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks increasingly hard to beat in Brazil's October 1 election after extending his lead over main rival Geraldo Alckmin, analysts said on Wednesday.

2006-07-07 09:10:00

As Brazil's election campaign heats up, prospectors in a violent corner of the Amazon jungle are urging President Lula to make good on a 2002 promise to reopen the world's largest open-air gold mine.

2006-04-19 17:31:19

By Raymond Colitt BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazil's main opposition presidential candidate said on Wednesday he did not favor attempting to remove President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva by impeachment over a corruption scandal that has already cost some of his closest aides their jobs.

2006-04-06 15:51:19

By Raymond Colitt BRASILIA, Brazil (Reuters) - Eight members of the ethics committee of Brazil's lower house of Congress resigned in protest on Thursday, following the acquittal of several House members who were accused of accepting bribes and illicit campaign contributions.

2006-03-23 14:40:00

It is no coincidence that the United Nations chose the southern Brazilian city of Curitiba to host its eighth conference on the Convention on Biological Diversity, which is under way this week.


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