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Despite Brazil election turmoil, Facebook stands by WhatsApp limits

23 Oct 2018

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Facebook Inc's messaging service WhatsApp has no plans to change its group messaging limits in Brazil, an executive said on Tuesday, resisting calls from the leading presidential candidate to allow easier forwarding of viral messages.

Brazil's Samarco mine unlikely to restart in 2019: BHP

21 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO There is little likelihood that Brazil's Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will restart operations next year even though it expects to have all of the required licenses, a BHP spokesman said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Samarco mine unlikely to restart in 2019 -BHP

21 Aug 2018

SAO PAULO, Aug 21 There is little likelihood that Brazil's Samarco iron ore mine, a joint venture between Vale SA and BHP Billiton, will restart operations next year even though it expects to have all of the required licenses, a BHP spokesman said on Tuesday.

Facebook removes pages of Brazil activist network before elections

25 Jul 2018

SAO PAULO Facebook Inc on Wednesday took down a network of pages and accounts used by a right-wing Brazilian activist group, cracking down on what it called a misinformation network ahead of elections in October.

Boeing to take over $4.75 billion Embraer unit, targeting Airbus - Bombardier

05 Jul 2018

SAO PAULO/PARIS Boeing Co struck a deal for a controlling stake in the commercial aircraft arm of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA under a new $4.75 billion (£3.5 billion) joint venture, the firms said on Thursday, reshaping a global passenger jet duopoly. | Video

Leftist presidential hopeful would end Brazil oil refining monopoly -adviser

13 Jun 2018

SAO PAULO The leading leftist candidate in Brazil's presidential race, Ciro Gomes, would end the refining monopoly of state oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA, a senior Gomes adviser told Reuters.

Embraer breakup complications are delaying its deal with Boeing -sources

10 May 2018

SAO PAULO The tricky work of divvying up the three business segments of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has been delaying an agreement to combine operations with Boeing Co , three people with knowledge of the matter said this week.

Embraer breakup complications are delaying its deal with Boeing -sources

10 May 2018

SAO PAULO, May 10 The tricky work of divvying up the three business segments of Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA has been delaying an agreement to combine operations with Boeing Co, three people with knowledge of the matter said this week.

Embraer posts loss on weak deliveries, write-downs

27 Apr 2018

SAO PAULO Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA on Friday posted a net loss due to weaker aircraft deliveries and write-downs on used airliners as major sales activity stayed quiet amid tie-up talks with Boeing Co .

Amazon.com plays catch-up in Brazil as local rivals thrive

25 Apr 2018

SAO PAULO Claudia Maria de Oliveira is leery of online shopping. But while browsing social media recently, the 49-year-old Brazilian spotted a bargain-priced sandwich press from local retailer Magazine Luiza SA .

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