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Brazil government pledges to keep hand off Petrobras

17 Apr 2019

BRASILIA Petroleo Brasileiro SA's market-based diesel pricing policy remains unchanged and Brazil's president has no intention of meddling in Petrobras' internal affairs, high-ranking government officials said on Tuesday.

Bolsonaro calls for 'fair' diesel prices, spooking Petrobras investors

12 Apr 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA canceled a diesel price hike on Friday as President Jair Bolsonaro called for "fair" prices out of concern for truckers, spooking investors wary of political interference at the state-run oil firm.

Brazil minister says he will shrink, not replace environmental agency

09 Apr 2019

BRASILIA Brazil intends to reduce the size of its environmental policymaking body but does not plan to have it report to a new council controlled by President Jair Bolsonaro as his aides proposed last year, a government minister said on Monday.

Bolsonaro visits Western Wall, Palestinians angry at Jerusalem mission

01 Apr 2019

JERUSALEM/BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, accompanied by Israel's prime minister, visited Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday as the Palestinians considered recalling their ambassador in Brasilia over a new trade mission to Israel in the holy city.

Bolsonaro gets Trump's praise but few concessions, riling Brazilians

20 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro won glowing praise and conditional promises from U.S. President Donald Trump on his visit to the White House this week, yet Brazilian negotiators came away grumbling about their hosts driving a hard bargain.

Trump forges bond with Brazil's Bolsonaro in White House visit

19 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative and populist politics on Tuesday, with Trump pledging to give more U.S. support to Brazil's global ambitions. | Video

Bolsonaro touts 'changed', U.S.-friendly Brazil to Washington

19 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, on his first official visit to Washington, declared himself an unabashed admirer of the United States and said he was seeking a new era of close relations after what he called decades of anti-American leaders. | Video

Brazil import quota for U.S. wheat could come with Bolsonaro visit: source

16 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Brazil is considering granting an import quota of 750,000 tonnes of U.S. wheat per year without tariffs in exchange for other trade concessions, according to a Brazilian official with knowledge of the negotiations ahead of President Jair Bolsonaro's visit to Washington.

U.S. and Brazil may partner on small nuclear reactors

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON Brazil and the United States could work together to build small nuclear reactors, Brazil's mines and energy minister told Reuters on Friday, adding that the South American nation is also ready to open uranium mining to foreigners.

UPDATE 2-U.S. and Brazil may partner on small nuclear reactors

15 Mar 2019

WASHINGTON, March 15 Brazil and the United States could work together to build small nuclear reactors, Brazil's mines and energy minister told Reuters on Friday, adding that the South American nation is also ready to open uranium mining to foreigners.

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