RIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian court will allow investigators to examine the banking records of President Jair Bolsonaro's senator son and his former driver in a money-laundering investigation, two sources with knowledge of the situation told Reuters on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIIRO Brazil plans to reduce import tariffs by 10 percentage points during the new government's four-year term, Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said on Friday, a move away from the direction currently being taken by countries such as the United States.
RIO DE JANEIRO, May 9 Brazil's government will
announce a new freeze on federal spending later this month,
special secretary to the Economy Ministry Waldery Rodrigues said
on Thursday, blaming weak growth for stoking a budget deficit
and hurting revenues.
RIO DE JANEIRO A Brazilian court on Wednesday ordered that former President Michel Temer be jailed again over an ongoing investigation into allegations of corruption.
RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Brazilian state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA hiked diesel prices on Wednesday, and executives said the firm could expand its already aggressive divestment plan while arguing the company was completely free of political interference.
RIO DE JANEIRO At least two people died and two more were injured when two unlicensed buildings in a militia-controlled outer borough of Rio de Janeiro collapsed on Friday, just days after deadly rains caused chaos in Brazil's second largest city.
RIO DE JANEIRO Torrential rains doused Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least six people and sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a state of emergency after a storm that the mayor described as "absolutely abnormal." | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 9 Torrential rains doused
Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday, killing at least three people and
sowing chaos in Brazil's second largest city, which declared a
state of emergency after a storm the mayor described as
RIO DE JANEIRO Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was indicted on Tuesday on corruption charges brought by prosecutors who said he took part in a bribery scheme related to the Angra 3 nuclear power plant complex on the coast near Rio de Janeiro.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 15 Brazilian military
officers will have to contribute more into the social security
system and for longer, Pension Reform Secretary Rogerio Marinho
said on Friday, outlining what can be expected in proposals to
be put to Congress next week.