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Brazil's Bolsonaro says he is open to hosting a U.S. military base

03 Jan 2019

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's new President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that he would be open to the possibility of the United States operating a military base on his country's soil, a move that would form a sharp shift in direction for Brazilian foreign policy.

WRAPUP-Brazil wants to move embassy to Jerusalem, push reform at WTO

03 Jan 2019

BRASILIA, Jan 3 The national security adviser to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that the leader wants to move Brazil's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, but that logistical considerations were standing in the way.

U.S. Justice officials quiz shareholders of Brazil's JBS

07 Dec 2018

BRASÍLIA U.S. Department of Justice investigators visited Brazil this week to question shareholders of J&F Investimentos, the holding company that controls meatpacker JBS SA , Brazilian prosecutors said on Friday in a statement.

Embraer-Boeing aviation deal blocked by Brazilian court

06 Dec 2018

BRASILIA A Brazilian federal court on Thursday granted an injunction blocking the proposed tie-up between U.S. planemaker Boeing Co and Embraer SA , a deal the Brazilian company says is crucial to its survival.

Brazil president-elect's aide faces campaign funding probe

04 Dec 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro, who was voted in on an anti-corruption platform, said on Tuesday he would take action if a campaign funding investigation into his future chief of staff shows wrongdoing.

Bolsonaro picks army general as Brazil defence minister

13 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appointed retired army General Fernando Azevedo e Silva as defence minister on Tuesday, adding another former military officer to his cabinet while saying that a career foreign service officer may get the top diplomat's job.

Brazilian court takes issue with Bolsonaro's campaign accounts

13 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's top electoral authority said it has found irregularities in the campaign accounts of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro and gave him three days to explain.

Brazil's Bolsonaro must juggle deficit, crime priorities: aide

05 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he will move to overhaul the country's costly pension system soon after he takes office Jan. 1, to bring the government's unsustainable budget deficit under control.

Brazil's Bolsonaro must juggle deficit, crime priorities - aide

05 Nov 2018

BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he will move to overhaul the country's costly pension system soon after he takes office Jan. 1, to bring the government's unsustainable budget deficit under control.

UPDATE 1-Brazil's Bolsonaro must juggle deficit, crime priorities -aide

05 Nov 2018

BRASILIA, Nov 5 Brazil's right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he will move to overhaul the country's costly pension system soon after he takes office Jan. 1, to bring the government's unsustainable budget deficit under control.

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