SAO-PAULO Top Stories

Reuters: RIO DE JANEIRO, May 25 Brazil's real led losses among Latin American currencies on Monday as questions about the political support to Brazilian austerity measures added to concern about the timing of an expected interest rate hike in the United States. The...
Bloomberg: Brazil’s Finance Minister Joaquim Levy urged lawmakers to back tax increases and cuts to social benefits, saying last week’s spending freeze alone isn’t enough to shore up fiscal accounts. “There are people who think everything is solved -- it isn’t,” he told...
Yahoo Daily News: Sao Paulo, May 25 (IANS) At least seven people died, five others were injured and an undetermined number were being held hostage in a riot that broke out during visiting hours at a jail in the northeastern Brazilian state of...
Bloomberg: The $22.6 billion budget freeze announced Friday failed to convince traders that government measures will shore up fiscal accounts and improve the outlook for Latin America’s largest economy. The Ibovespa slid to a one-month low. Finance Minister Joaquim Levy...
Boston Herald: SAO PAULO — Two-time defending champion Cruzeiro was held to a 1-1 home draw against Ponte Preta on Sunday, remaining winless after three Brazilian league matches. MidfielderCharles gave Cruzeiro the lead with a long-range strike in the 82nd minute at the...
Jakarta Post: It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star. Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that stretches past trendy clothing stores and spills out onto a nearby...
Bloomberg: Brazil’s real fell the most among major currencies amid concern the spending freeze announced last week won’t be enough to help the government meet its fiscal goals. The real declined 1.1 percent to 3.1272 per dollar at 9:26 a.m. in...
Topix: An Avianca Brasil Airbus A318-100, registration PR-OND performing flight O6-6377 from Juazeiro Do Norte,CE to Sao PauloGuarulhos,SP , rejected takeoff from Juazeiro Do Norte's runway 13 at low speed due to a problem with one of the engines and came to a stop...
noodls: (Source: IndigoVision Group plc) RNSNumber : 5386L IndigoVision Group PLC 28 April 2015 28 April 2015 IndigoVision Group PLC ('IndigoVision' or the 'Group') Trading Update As indicated in the 2014 annual report, IndigoVision has had a subdued start to the...
The Guardian: From dreamy-hued Instagrams and Tropicália to artistic hubs in beautiful but neglected buildings, Luísa Graça takes us inside the city’s diverse urban scene ...
Big News Network: SAO PAULO (AP) -- Two-time defending champion Cruzeiro was held to a 1-1 home draw against Ponte Preta on Sunday, remaining winless after three Brazilian league matches.MidfielderCharles gave ......
Xinhua: by Mao Pengfei, Wang Zhengrun RIO DE JANEIRO, May 24 (Xinhua) -- BYD, a Chinese producer of electric vehicles and solar panels, will contribute to green Rio de JaneiroOlympic Games next year. Rio is determined to hold environment-friendly Olympics, setting an...
Xinhua: by Xinhua Writers Mao Pengfei, Wang Zhengrun RIO DE JANEIRO, May 24 (Xinhua) -- "Locals make up about 70 percent of our employees, and we are expanding presence along the industrial chain to become more localized," said Peng Jian, general manager of Chinese...