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Hundreds killed in Brazil's Amazon over land, resources in past decade: HRW report

Sep 17 2019

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO A Human Rights Watch report on Tuesday found that more than 300 people have been killed over the past decade in conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon, many by organized criminal networks profiting from illegal deforestation.

UPDATE 2-Embraer delivers new jet that Boeing may soon sell against Airbus

Sep 12 2019

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Sept 12 Embraer hopes to see more orders for its newest passenger plane by the end of the year, an executive said on Thursday, as Boeing readies to take over the Brazilian planemaker's commercial jets division in what could mark the next phase of its rivalry with Airbus.

Ford finds buyer for Brazil plant, but new owner could cut 1,300 jobs

Sep 03 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian automaker CAOA reached an initial agreement to buy Ford Motor Co's plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, the companies said on Tuesday, but CAOA could slash 1,300 jobs, according to the union representing the plant's workers.

Optimism on Brazilian stocks on the rise as Mexican outlook deteriorates: Reuters poll

Aug 28 2019

SAO PAULO Investor optimism is on the rebound in Brazil after the government made progress on a pension reform bill, shifted its focus to tax reform and has cut interest rates to record lows, even as Mexico's outlook deteriorates.

In calls and emails, Argentine execs seek jobs abroad to escape crisis

Aug 26 2019

By Aislinn Laing, Marina Lammertyn, Marcelo Rochabrun and Nelson Bocanegra

In calls and emails, Argentine executives seek jobs abroad to escape crisis

Aug 25 2019

By Aislinn Laing, Marina Lammertyn, Marcelo Rochabrun and Nelson Bocanegra | Video

Colombia's Avianca investigating potential past bribery on tickets, upgrades

Aug 15 2019

Aug 15 Colombia's Avianca Holdings said on Thursday that internal investigators are looking into potential bribery, as the airline had in the past given free tickets and free upgrades to government officials of several countries.

Brazil's Embraer posts small profit, but 2019 outlook still dim

Aug 14 2019

SAO PAULO Brazilian planemaker Embraer on Wednesday swung to a $7.2 million profit in the second quarter as higher revenue at its executive jets business offset lower commercial jet sales, but still played down hopes of turning a profit in 2019.

Four inmates suffocated to death en route from site of Brazil prison massacre

Jul 31 2019

SAO PAULO Four inmates in northern Brazil were suffocated to death on Tuesday as they were being transported from a violent prison where 57 others were killed on Monday in an orgy of gang-related bloodletting, authorities said.

Trump says he will seek U.S. trade accord with Brazil

Jul 30 2019

WASHINGTON/BRASILIA/SAO PAULO President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he will pursue a U.S. trade agreement with Brazil, suggesting a friendly relationship with President Jair Bolsonaro could help lower trade barriers between the two biggest economies in the Americas.

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