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Luciana Otoni

Brazil finance minister sees reform plans surviving political firestorm

Aug 07 2015

BRASILIA Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is struggling to keep allies on her side as she faces accusations of doctoring fiscal accounts, calls for her impeachment, and record-low approval ratings.

Brazil's Rousseff announces more education spending cuts

Jul 30 2015

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Brazil announced another cut to education spending on Thursday, the latest step back from President Dilma Rousseff's pledge to turn the Latin American giant into an "education nation" in her second term.

Brazil government preparing measures to boost vehicle exports

Jul 09 2015

BRASILIA, July 9 Brazil's government is preparing measures to increase vehicle exports, part of a plan to bolster its faltering automobile industry, the country's most important manufacturer, the head of the country's automakers association said on Thursday.

Brazil government expects Petrobras to lose key oil rights -source

Jul 02 2015

BRASILIA Brazil's government expects a bill ending state-run Petrobras' dominant role in key offshore oil areas to pass Congress, reversing one of President Dilma Rousseff's signature policies, a source told Reuters on Thursday.

Brazil government expects Petrobras to lose key oil rights - source

Jul 02 2015

BRASILIA Brazil's government expects a bill ending state-run Petrobras' dominant role in key offshore oil areas to pass Congress, reversing one of President Dilma Rousseff's signature policies, a source told Reuters on Thursday.

Brazil government expects Petrobras to lose key oil rights -source

Jul 02 2015

BRASILIA, July 2 Brazil's government expects a bill ending state-run Petrobras' dominant role in key offshore oil areas to pass Congress, reversing one of President Dilma Rousseff's signature policies, a source told Reuters on Thursday.

Some in Brazil government see room to end rate hiking cycle: sources

Jun 02 2015

BRASILIA Some members of President Dilma Rousseff's economic team believe a brighter inflation outlook should lead Brazil's central bank to slow the pace of interest rate hikes or even halt them altogether at its July meeting, two officials told Reuters.

Some in Brazil gov't see room to end rate hiking cycle -sources

Jun 02 2015

BRASILIA, June 2 Some members of President Dilma Rousseff's economic team believe a brighter inflation outlook should lead Brazil's central bank to slow the pace of interest rate hikes or even halt them altogether at its July meeting, two officials told Reuters.

Brazil delivers big spending freeze to regain credibility

May 22 2015

BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil will freeze 69.9 billion reais ($22.58 billion) worth of spending on investment, education and health programs this year, limiting outlays in a bid to convince investors that President Dilma Rousseff is committed to saving the nation's investment-grade rating.

Brazil eyes larger budget freeze, but fears recession - sources

Apr 22 2015

BRASILIA Brazil is considering freezing more than 80 billion reais (17.67 billion pounds) in government spending this year, but some in the administration fear such aggressive belt-tightening could leave the economy in disarray, a senior official told Reuters on Wednesday.

World News

U.S. envoy urges N.Korea to end 'provocations', accept offer of talks

North Korea's recent ballistic missile tests https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/nkorea-says-it-conducted-successful-missile-test-submarine-kcna-2021-10-19 were "concerning and counterproductive" for efforts to reduce tensions, and Pyongyang should instead engage in talks, the U.S. envoy for North Korea said on Sunday.