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  • He will spend the day visiting a vibrant metropolis that encapsulates what he called Brazil's "extraordinary" rise as a global power in recent years.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In October, Mantega kicked off what he called Brazil's response to the global currency war by tripling to 6 percent a tax on foreigners' purchase of fixed-income assets.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • It isn't as large or well known as Brazil's Vale , or as diversified as a BHP Billiton or Rio Tinto , but like its larger rivals it produces iron ore and metallurgical coal with operations in the U.S., Canada, Australia and Brazil.

    It's Time to Focus on Revenues

  • That find was renamed for former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , who left office in January and called Brazil's oil wealth a chance to eradicate poverty, improve education and finance job-creating industries.

    Spill Casts Pall Over Brazil Oil Patch

  • "You have a player, Tam, that has more than 42% of the market, and the combined companies Gol-Webjet would only get to about 40%," Cesar Mezomo , head of equity research at Victoire Brasil Investimentos, said, referring to Brazil's largest airline, Tam SA.

    Gol Sees Savings in Webjet Acquisition

  • "I call it the caipirinha effect," says Bob Fryklund , the Rio de Janeiro-based head of the oil-market research firm IHS-CERA, referring to Brazil's national cocktail.

    Dark Side of Brazil's Rise

  • The killings, which city officials described as Brazil's worst-ever schoolhouse violence, produced a mix of shock, grief and dismay in a nation that has long struggled with high crime levels, but so far remained immune to the kind of murderous rampages at U.S. schools such as Virginia Tech in recent years.

    Rio Shooter Kills at Least 12 Young Students

  • "Losses in corn crops in Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina are irreversible," he said, referring to Brazil's two southernmost states.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

  • In Brazil's total energy supply matrix, which includes electric power and transportation, sugarcane ethanol accounted for 13% in 2005 and is expected to rise to 20% in the next decade, according to a 2010 study by Deloitte & Touche called "Brazil's Energy Matrix and Prospects for Energy Integration with South America."

    Forbes.com: News

  • Some of the panels seemed uneven with a predictable discourse but speeches by Turkey's Foreign Minister and Brazil's ex-President Lula livened it up.

    Danny Schechter: Report From Doha: Al Jazeera Debates the "Winds Of Change"

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