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Brazil police kill three armed robbers making escape after airport heist

18 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian police shot dead three suspected armed robbers who broke into an airport terminal and fled with cash on Thursday before blocking a highway by lighting trucks on fire and shooting at security guards and police.

Brazil's truckmakers are optimistic again even as country struggles to grow

14 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO Brazil's largest truckmakers are expressing optimism again about the growth prospects for Latin America's largest economy, even as the country continues to struggle to rebound from a deep recession that began in 2015.

Southwest, Gol ground 13 Boeing 737 NG airplanes after checks

10 Oct 2019

WASHINGTON/SAO PAULO Southwest Airlines Co and Brazil's Gol Linhas Aereas have grounded a total of 13 Boeing Co 737 NG airplanes, the companies said, after U.S. regulators ordered urgent inspections.

Delta swings from market weakness to strength in Latin America

07 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO A surprise $1.9 billion investment by Delta Air Lines in LATAM Airlines Group is likely to fire up competition in South America as the weakest U.S. carrier in the region joins up with the strongest homegrown player.

UPDATE 1-Brazil auto production growth forecast slashed to 2.1% - Anfavea

07 Oct 2019

SAO PAULO, Oct 7 Brazil's auto industry trade group Anfavea has slashed its forecast for 2019 vehicle production growth to a modest 2.1% from 9% previously, it said on Monday.

Embraer delays timeline for close of Boeing deal to early 2020

03 Oct 2019

BRASILIA Brazilian planemaker Embraer has delayed its expected timeline for the closing of a major deal with Boeing to early 2020, according to a securities filing on Thursday.

Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report

17 Sep 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation.

Embraer delivers new jet that Boeing may soon sell against Airbus

12 Sep 2019

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil Embraer hopes to see more orders for its newest passenger plane by the end of the year, an executive said on Thursday, as Boeing readies to take over the Brazilian planemaker's commercial jets division in what could mark the next phase of its rivalry with Airbus .

Ford finds buyer for Brazil plant, but new owner could cut 1,300 jobs

03 Sep 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian automaker CAOA reached an initial agreement to buy Ford Motor Co's plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, the companies said on Tuesday, but CAOA could slash 1,300 jobs, according to the union representing the plant's workers.

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