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Biden officials consider inviting Cuban representative to Americas summit -source

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HAVANA/WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials are considering inviting a Cuban representative to the U.S.-hosted Summit of the Americas, a person familiar with the matter said, as Washington scrambled to head off a potentially embarrassing boycott by some regional leaders. Discussion has focused on allowing a Cuban presence......

Musk says he would reverse Twitter ban on Donald Trump

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May 10 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk said Tuesday he would reverse Twitter’s ban on former U.S. President Donald Trump when he buys the social media platform, the clearest signal of Musk’s intention to cut moderation of the site. Musk, the world’s richest person and chief executive of Tesla Inc,......

Lula launches presidential bid, says to defend Brazil’s democracy

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SAO PAULO, May 7 (Reuters) – Former leftist President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva launched his presidential bid on Saturday calling on Brazilians to unite behind him to defend Brazil’s democracy from the authoritarian government of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. Without mentioning Bolsonaro by name, Lula told supporters at a......

Brazil’s Vale signs long-term deal to supply Tesla with nickel

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Brazilian mining company Vale SA logo and trading symbol are displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, May 6 (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA......

EXCLUSIVE CIA chief told Bolsonaro government not to mess with Brazil election, sources say

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RIO DE JANEIRO/WASHINGTON, May 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director last year told senior Brazilian officials that President Jair Bolsonaro should stop casting doubt on his country’s voting system ahead of the October election, sources told Reuters. The previously unreported comments by CIA Director William Burns......

Marin wins European Championships after lengthy injury layoff

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Badminton – Denmark Open – Odense Sports Park, Odense, Denmark – October 17, 2020 Spain’s Carolina Marin in action during her semi final match against Germany’s Yvonne Li Ritzau Scanpix via REUTERS/Claus Fisker Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register May 1 (Reuters) – Three-time world champion Carolina......

Any Bolsonaro attempt to undermine Brazil election should be met with sanctions, ex U.S. diplomat says

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro reacts during a ceremony in Brasilia, Brazil April 28, 2022. REUTERS/Andressa Anholete Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIO DE JANEIRO, April 30 (Reuters) – Washington should make it clear to the “messianic” Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro that any effort to undermine his......

Brazil’s Vale first-quarter net profit falls 19.6%, but beats expectations

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A view shows the company logo of Brazilian mining company Vale SA at its headquarters in downtown Rio de Janeiro August 20, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO, April 27 (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale (VALE3.SA), one of the world’s largest producers......

Bunge lifts 2022 earnings outlook as Ukraine war crimps crop supplies

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The sun sets behind grain elevators at the Bunge Grain facility along the Ohio River in Owensboro, Kentucky, U.S., September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register April 27 (Reuters) – Global farm commodities merchant Bunge Ltd (BG.N) on Wednesday reported a higher......

Brazilian officials fear fresh delay will spoil Eletrobras privatization

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The logo of Brazil’s power company Eletrobras is seen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil January 3, 2019. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAO PAULO/BRASILIA, April 20 (Reuters) – Brazilian government officials have warned that the TCU federal audit court on Wednesday may further......

U.S. charges ex-Brazilian exec with planting false Berkshire Hathaway story

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NEW YORK, April 18 (Reuters) – U.S. authorities on Monday charged a former senior executive at IRB Brasil Resseguros SA (IRBR3.SA) with fraudulently planting a false story that Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) had made a significant investment in the Brazilian reinsurer. In a civil complaint filed in federal......

China bans meat purchases from three Brazil exporters for a week

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BRASILIA, April 15 (Reuters) – China’s General Administration of Customs (GACC) has suspended imports from three Brazilian beef exporters – JBS SA (JBSS3.SA), Marfrig (MRFG3.SA) and Naturafrig – for one week, the newspaper Valor Economico reported, citing a statement sent to Brazil’s embassy in Beijing. The decision affects four plants......

Analysis: Hawkish Fed and China lockdowns threaten Brazil’s world-beating FX rally

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Brazilian Real and U.S. dollar notes are pictured at a currency exchange office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in this September 10, 2015 photo illustration. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA/SAO PAULO, April 14 (Reuters) – The Brazilian currency’s monster rally may soon run......

EXCLUSIVE China’s oil champion prepares Western retreat over sanctions fear

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Men wearing face masks walk past a sign of China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) outside its headquarters in Beijing, China March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CNOOC preparing to exit Britain, Canada, U.S. -sources Beijing concerned over growing tension with West......

Fintech Nubank nets $650 mln credit line for Mexico, Colombia expansion

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The logo of Nubank, a Brazilian fintech startup, is pictured at the bank’s headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil June 19, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MEXICO CITY, April 11 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Nubank , Latin America’s star fintech, is fueling its expansion......

Mudslides kill 8 in heavy rains in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state

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RIO DE JANEIRO, April 2 (Reuters) – Heavy rains caused mudslides that killed at least eight people, including six from the same family, in the south of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state, local authorities and the fire department said on Saturday. “We were expecting the rain, we put out alerts,......

Argentina coach urges fans to enjoy Messi while they can

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Soccer Football – South American Qualifiers – Argentina v Venezuela – Estadio La Bombonera, Buenos Aires, Argentina – March 25, 2022 Argentina’s Lionel Messi reacts REUTERS/Agustin Marcarian Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUENOS AIRES, March 27 (Reuters) – Argentine football fans should enjoy Lionel Messi while......

Brazil vote pits good against bad, Bolsonaro says at re-election launch

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during a welcome ceremony to receive the Brazilians and foreigners evacuated from Ukraine during the mission of repatriation, at the Brasilia Air Base, in Brasilia, Brazil March 10, 2022. REUTERS/Adriano Machado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, March 27 (Reuters)......

Brazil police probe Education Ministry graft allegations, source says

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Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro looks on during an event to promote the production and sustainable use of Biomethane at the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil March 21, 2022.REUTERS/Adriano Machado Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, March 25 (Reuters) – Brazil’s Federal Police have opened an investigation......

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