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Brazil's weak currency, cheaper credit add to Amazon threats

09 Dec 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's record-low interest rates and exchange rate threaten to accelerate Amazon deforestation, which has already risen sharply under Brazil's farm-friendly President Jair Bolsonaro, economists tell Reuters.

Trump, citing U.S. farmers, slaps metal tariffs on Brazil, Argentina

03 Dec 2019

WASHINGTON/RIO DE JANEIRO U.S. President Donald Trump ambushed Brazil and Argentina on Monday, announcing tariffs on U.S. steel and aluminum imports from the two countries in a measure that shocked South American officials and left them scrambling for answers. | Video

Rainy Rio erupts as Flamengo wins late Libertadores soccer victory

23 Nov 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO When the downpour began in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, with hometown soccer team Flamengo losing 1-0 to River Plate, it appeared to be a gloomy sign: Flamengo's hopes of winning a first Copa Libertadores title in 38 years were washing away.

Rainy Rio erupts as Flamengo wins late Libertadores soccer victory

23 Nov 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 23 When the downpour began in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday, with hometown soccer team Flamengo losing 1-0 to River Plate, it appeared to be a gloomy sign: Flamengo's hopes of winning a first Copa Libertadores title in 38 years were washing away.

Ecuador's indigenous re-assert influence but face obstacles to power

17 Oct 2019

CAYAMBE, Ecuador Ecuador's indigenous leaders, emboldened by their success in derailing IMF-backed fuel-subsidy cuts, have set their sights on high office, but experts say they face formidable obstacles - a small population, infighting and struggles with campaign finance.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

17 Oct 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing programme.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

17 Oct 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing program.

Ecuador seen with few options to 'square the fiscal circle' after scrapping subsidy cuts

17 Oct 2019

QUITO/NEW YORK, Oct 17 Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno's hastily ditched plan to terminate fuel subsidies put an end to days of indigenous-led protests but has left him with few good options to cleanse public accounts and comply with an IMF-backed financing program.

Ecuador's indigenous re-assert influence but face obstacles to power

17 Oct 2019

CAYAMBE, Ecuador, Oct 17 Ecuador's indigenous leaders, emboldened by their success in derailing IMF-backed fuel-subsidy cuts, have set their sights on high office, but experts say they face formidable obstacles - a small population, infighting and struggles with campaign finance.

Special Report: A surge in killings by police roils Bolsonaro's Brazil

09 Oct 2019

SAO GONCALO, Brazil Just before leaving her teaching job on the afternoon of May 17, Alessandra Mattos received a panicked voice message.

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