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Rodrigo Viga Gaier

Rio de Janeiro will reopen beaches when there is a COVID-19 vaccine: mayor

Jul 09 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO The famous beaches in Brazil's tourist hot spot of Rio de Janeiro will only reopen officially for sun bathers and swimmers once there is a vaccine for COVID-19, Mayor Marcelo Crivella said on Thursday.

Rio de Janeiro beaches open for exercise not sunbathing, experts still worried

Jul 02 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO In Rio de Janeiro on Thursday, residents could once again run along the beaches and drink a chilled coconut water at the kiosks that line the sand, as Brazil's second city tried to return to some normality despite a heavy coronavirus death toll.

Graft probe of Brazil president's son moved to special court

Jun 25 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's corruption investigation targeting President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son will move to a special Rio de Janeiro court, the state court said on Thursday, opening the door to efforts to throw out evidence in the trial.

Brazilians flock to beach as WHO says country undercounting coronavirus surge

Jun 22 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/GENEVA Brazil reached more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases and 50,000 deaths over the weekend as throngs of people swarmed Rio de Janeiro beaches, but the World Health Organization said on Monday that even more cases were likely going uncounted.

Brazilians flock to beach as WHO says country undercounting coronavirus surge

Jun 22 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO/GENEVA, June 22 Brazil reached more than a million confirmed coronavirus cases and 50,000 deaths over the weekend as throngs of people swarmed Rio de Janeiro beaches, but the World Health Organization said on Monday that even more cases were likely going uncounted.

Football to return in Brazil on Thursday

Jun 17 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city's mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus.

Soccer-Football to return in Brazil on Thursday

Jun 17 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 17 Brazilian football will kick off again in Rio de Janeiro this week after the city’s mayor gave the go ahead for the local league to start after a three-month hiatus caused by the new coronavirus.

More senior executives leave Embraer as dust settles over failed Boeing deal

Jun 16 2020

SAO PAULO Four senior executives are leaving Embraer SA , in addition to its commercial aviation chief, in the wake of a failed deal with Boeing Co and as a new chief executive reassess the jet maker's path forward, three sources said.

Embraer secures $600 mln loan as commercial aviation chief departs

Jun 15 2020

SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Embraer SA said on Monday it had secured a $600 million loan, partly backed by Brazil's government, at the same time as a key executive departed the planemaker weeks after a potentially transformational deal with Boeing Co fell apart.

Brazil's Treasury secretary confirms he plans to resign

Jun 14 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian Treasury Secretary Mansueto Almeida confirmed in an interview with financial blog Brazil Journal published on Sunday that he plans to resign from the government in July or August.

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