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Roberta Vilas Boas

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

May 09 2014

SAO PAULO Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

May 09 2014

SAO PAULO Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

Work on Sao Paulo airport halted, threatening World Cup deadline

May 09 2014

SAO PAULO, May 9 Work on an airport outside Sao Paulo was partially suspended on Friday because of unsafe working conditions in the rush to prepare for the World Cup, all but guaranteeing the private operator would miss a crucial deadline for a new terminal.

Brazil investigates price-fixing by alleged train cartel

Mar 21 2014

SAO PAULO, March 21 Brazil's antitrust agency has begun investigating several major international companies for allegedly fixing prices in contracts to build and maintain trains and subway lines in five Brazilian cities.

Embraer seeks to maintain profit margin on stronger business jets

Feb 26 2014

SAO PAULO Brazil's Embraer SA , the world's No. 3 commercial planemaker, said on Wednesday it was aiming for stable profit margins in 2014 as better pricing on executive jets should offset deep discounts on big regional jet orders.

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm ALL

Feb 24 2014

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed on Monday to take over America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm

Feb 24 2014

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed a takeover on Monday of America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion (2.8 billion pounds) deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Brazil's Cosan proposes $4.7 billion takeover of railway firm

Feb 24 2014

SAO PAULO Brazilian sugar and ethanol firm Cosan SA proposed a takeover on Monday of America Latina Logistica SA in a $4.7 billion deal that would form Latin America's largest railway and logistics company.

Brazil airports overhaul plan seen as another blow to investors

Jan 27 2014

BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, Jan 27 President Dilma Rousseff's plans to shake up Brazil's troubled airports sector could undermine billions of dollars in private investment and serve as a broader cautionary tale for investors in infrastructure.

Brazil awards $9 billion of airport deals, prepping Rio for Olympics

Nov 23 2013

SAO PAULO Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.

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