BRASILIA Brazil's Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights, opening up Latin America's largest air travel market after years of debate.
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreign-controlled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin America's largest economy, opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market.
BRASILIA Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key tool for monitoring financial transactions to the recently formed Economy Ministry.
BRASILIA, May 9 Brazilian lawmakers dealt a blow
to the country's graft-busting Justice Minister Sergio Moro on
Thursday, when a congressional committee voted to transfer a key
tool for monitoring financial transactions to the
recently-formed Economy Ministry.
BRASILIA Brazilian markets rose on Tuesday after the path was cleared for a congressional committee vote on pension reform, a sign that the government is finally getting political backing for the most important element of its economic reform agenda.
BRASILIA Brazil's lower house of Congress reelected on Friday by a vast majority Rodrigo Maia, from the Democratas party, for a new two-year term as president of the chamber.
BRASILIA Brazil's new far-right government on Thursday gave hundreds more public servants the power to keep official records from the public for decades by labeling them "secret" and "ultra-secret."
BRASILIA, Jan 24 Brazil's new far-right
administration dramatically increased the number of public
servants allowed to designate information as "secret" and
"ultra-secret" on Thursday, weakening a transparency law enacted
in 2011 to hold government to account.
BRASILIA Brazil's supreme court on Thursday ordered Rio de Janeiro state prosecutors to temporarily suspend a probe into suspicious payments made by the former driver of President Jair Bolsonaro's son, whose lawyers requested the injunction.
BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a temporary decree making it easier for Brazilians to buy guns, delivering on a campaign promise to overturn strict regulations in a country suffering from a record wave of murders.