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Rodrigo Viga Gaier

UPDATE 2-Brazil to seek less generous military pensions, fight expected

Mar 15 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 15 Brazilian military officers will have to contribute more into the social security system and for longer, Pension Reform Secretary Rogerio Marinho said on Friday, outlining what can be expected in proposals to be put to Congress next week.

At least 10 groups interested in Brazilian airports auction: official

Mar 11 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO At least 10 groups may participate in the auction of licenses to operate airports in Brazil later this week, a Brazilian official said on Monday.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says democracy, liberty depend on military

Mar 07 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's far-right president on Thursday described the country's armed forces, which led the country under a military dictatorship for over two decades, as the ultimate arbiters of democracy.

Brazil's Bolsonaro says democracy, liberty depend on military

Mar 07 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, March 7 Brazil's far-right president on Thursday described the country's armed forces, which led the country under a military dictatorship for over two decades, as the ultimate arbiters of democracy.

Tite stays as coach even if Brazil lose Copa - CBF head

Jan 24 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian coach Tite will keep his job even if Brazil lose the Copa America at home in June and July, the incoming president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) told Reuters on Thursday.

Son of Brazil president faces fresh question about Rio aides

Jan 22 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO The son of Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he was the target of a "defamatory campaign" after news reports that he employed the mother and wife of a fugitive former policeman accused of running a criminal organization.

Brazil's VP says Bolsonaro son's transactions are unrelated to government

Jan 20 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO The probe involving cash transfers into the account of President Jair Bolsonaro's son is not related to the government, Vice President Hamilton Mourao said on Sunday in an interview with Reuters.

New Petrobras CEO pushes to oust board members: sources

Jan 11 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO The new chief executive of Brazil's Petroleo Brasileiro SA is pushing for the ouster of two of the state-controlled oil company's board members, three people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Brazil military uneasy with Bolsonaro's openness to U.S. base: source

Jan 05 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO Comments from Brazil's new right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro that he would be open to the United States operating a military base on Brazilian soil have not been well received by the country's armed forces, a senior army officer told Reuters on Saturday.

UPDATE 2-Petrobras to focus on core business, spat with govt to be resolved soon -officials

Jan 03 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 3 Brazilian officials on Thursday predicted a quick resolution to a dispute with Petroleo Brasileiro SA over offshore oil blocks and doubled down on pledges to steer the state-run firm toward its core businesses like oil exploration.

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