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Exclusive: Petrobras eyes exit from Brazil bourse's good governance program - sources

12 Jul 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras is considering an end to its participation in a program certifying good governance and limited political interference in state companies set up by the Sao Paulo stock exchange, two sources told Reuters.

EXCLUSIVE-Petrobras eyes exit from Brazil bourse's good governance program -sources

12 Jul 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 12 Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras is considering an end to its participation in a program certifying good governance and limited political interference in state companies set up by the Sao Paulo stock exchange, two sources told Reuters.

Former Rio de Janeiro governor tells judge he paid $2 million bribe to host 2016 Olympics

05 Jul 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO The former governor of Rio de Janeiro state said in court testimony on Thursday that he paid $2 million (1.59 million pounds) to buy votes to ensure the sprawling Brazilian seaside city would be chosen to host the 2016 Olympic Games.

Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors

04 Jul 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals.

UPDATE 1-Dozens arrested in Rio for murder, extortion of Petrobras contractors

04 Jul 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 4 Police in Rio de Janeiro arrested more than 40 people on Thursday for their alleged roles in a murderous gang that extorted companies working for state-run oil company Petrobras and established a secret cemetery to dispose of rivals.

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 billion reais turnaround: Economy Minister

17 Jun 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to legislative aides, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters, holding out hope for a compromise.

Brazil pension reform can be saved with 100 bln reais turnaround - Economy Minister

17 Jun 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17 The Brazilian government's plans to overhaul its pension system can still be saved if lawmakers reverse changes to transition rules and concessions to legislative aides, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes told Reuters, holding out hope for a compromise.

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform

15 Jun 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness.

Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform

14 Jun 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness.

UPDATE 1-Brazil markets spooked by minister's complaints on pension reform

14 Jun 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 14 Brazil's economy minister and lower house speaker exchanged harsh words on Friday over progress on pension reform, creating another drag on Brazilian financial assets already feeling the heat from global market weakness.

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