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HSBC's Andre Brandao picked to head Banco do Brasil - source

01 Aug 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA Brazil has chosen Andre Brandao, head of global banking and markets for the Americas at HSBC in the country, as the new chief executive of state-controlled lender Banco do Brasil SA , a government source said on Saturday.

Brazil's BNDES receives offer from AES Corp for Aes Tietê stake: sources

27 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazil's BNDES Participacoes [BNDESP.UL], a holding company for Brazilian state bank BNDES, has received a rival offer from AES Corp for its stake in AES Tiete Energia SA , according to three sources.

Rio de Janeiro will reopen beaches when there is a COVID-19 vaccine - mayor

09 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The famous beaches in Brazil's tourist hot spot of Rio de Janeiro will only reopen officially for sun bathers and swimmers once there is a vaccine for COVID-19, Mayor Marcelo Crivella said on Thursday.

Rio de Janeiro beaches open for exercise not sunbathing, experts still worried

02 Jul 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO In Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, residents could once again run along the beaches and drink a chilled coconut water at the kiosks that line the sand, as Brazil's second city tried to return to some normality despite a heavy coronavirus death toll.

Graft probe of Brazil president's son moved to special court

25 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's corruption investigation targeting President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son will move to a special Rio de Janeiro court, the state court said on Thursday, opening the door to efforts to throw out evidence in the trial.

Brazilians flock to beach as WHO says country undercounting coronavirus surge

22 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/GENEVA Brazil reached more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases and 50,000 deaths over the weekend as throngs of people swarmed Rio de Janeiro beaches, but the World Health Organization said on Monday that even more cases were likely going uncounted.

Brazilians flock to beach as WHO says country undercounting coronavirus surge

22 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/GENEVA, June 22 Brazil reached more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases and 50,000 deaths over the weekend as throngs of people swarmed Rio de Janeiro beaches, but the World Health Organization said on Monday that even more cases were likely going uncounted.

Football to return in Brazil on Thursday

18 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city's mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus.

Soccer-Football to return in Brazil on Thursday

17 Jun 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17 Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city’s mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus.

More senior executives leave Embraer as dust settles over failed Boeing deal

16 Jun 2020

SAO PAULO Four senior executives are leaving Embraer SA , in addition to its commercial aviation chief, in the wake of a failed deal with Boeing Co and as a new chief executive reassess the jet maker's path forward, three sources said.

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