SAO-PAULO Top Stories

The Times of India: SAO PAULO, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Paulo Castellari, who was named chief financial officer of Brazilian power utility Cia Energetica de Minas Gerais SA (Cemig) only two months ago, is joining MubadalaDevelopment Co PJSC, a source told Reuters on Tuesday....
China Daily: RIO DE JANEIRO — Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap getups featuring fake mustaches, hats and tiaras at this year's Carnival. Revelers are bargain-hunting ahead of Rio de Janeiro's world famous party, which is...
Public Technologies: (Source: Visa Europe Services Inc) Visa Opens New InnovationCenter in London; Extends Access to Visa's DeveloperPlatform for EuropeanClients At just over 1,000 square meters, new Innovation Center is Visa's largest to date Space will host partners and...
Yahoo Daily News: More Los Angeles has topped the INRIXGlobalCongestion Ranking to be named the most gridlocked city in the world. Carried out by INRIX, Inc., experts in transportation analytics and...
Sporting News (NewsDB Live): Gamba Osaka coach Kenta Hasegawa has been trialling a back three in an attempt to improve his side's defensive solidity ahead of their AFC Champions League (ACL) opener against Adelaide United. There is a sense Hasegawa's team is on the slide, with Gamba...
Richmond Times Dispatch: When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. Drivers in the car-crazy California metropolis spent 104 hours each driving in congestion during peak travel periods last year. That topped second place Moscow...
BBC News: One of the main differences with the US or European countries is that Brazilian airports do not have a dedicated company to assist passengers in wheelchairs. That task is left to each airline, some of them with very poorly trained staff. The level of service...
The Times of India: (Updates prices) By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks rose to a nearly six-year high on Monday after miner Vale SA unveiled a proposal to become a company with no defined controlling shareholders. Shares of Vale, the world's...
Dissident Voice: For decades, smearing Beijing, while negating its greatness, has been one of the most effective weapons used by the US and Europe in their cultural anti-revolutionary war against all those great independent nations of the planet, especially China. For those...
Reuters: SAO PAULO, Feb 20 (Reuters) - Heavy machines maker General Electric Co agreed to supply 82 turbines to Brazil's CER (Companhia de Energias Renováveis), which is building a wind power complex in the country, GE's Latin America head for wind power, Jean-Claude...
AfricaMetro: Cocaine worth an estimated street value of R78m was confiscated at the Oliver TamboInternational Airport by SARSCustoms officials on Saturday. Sars group executive Babs Naidoo said this marks the biggest ever cocaine bust by customs officials in South...
The Times of India: ** Brazilian retailers operating in the state of Sao Paulo will book fewer sales in 2017 due to the occurrence of more national holidays on weekdays, industry group FecomercioSP said in a statement Monday ** Holidays are expected to cause retailers to book 8.2...
Public Technologies: (Source: World Rugby) Brazil may have continued their domination of the Sudamérica RugbyWomen's Sevens Championship with another title secured after a 31-12 defeat of their hosts Argentina on Sunday, but Las Pumas Sevens and Colombia also had reason to...