PACARAIMA, Brazil An indigenous tribe that journeyed hundreds of kilometers to flee the economic crisis in Venezuela has been trapped in limbo near the border in Brazil, after it was moved off the streets of the Amazon city of Manaus.
SAO PAULO A new version of Brazil's unpopular pension reform bill presented on Wednesday would require fewer years of contributions by private sector workers to receive a pension, according a draft of the legislation that the government hopes will win approval in Congress.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA A temporary ban imposed by Russia on Brazilian beef and pork exports may be reversed soon, potentially minimizing the impact on local producers, an industry group and a market analyst told Reuters on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More pregnant women could die in Brazil if it passes a law banning all abortions on Tuesday, including in cases of rape or when the mother's life is in danger, critics said.
RIO DE JANEIRO The speaker of Brazil's lower house said on Tuesday that it will not be easy to obtain the 308 votes needed to pass a much anticipated pension reform, but that doing so is "fundamental and urgent" for the country.
SAO PAULO Economic activity in Brazil expanded at more quickly than expected in September, central bank data showed on Monday, rebounding from the prior month's contraction and reinforcing the outlook for a gradual recovery.
BERKELEY, Calif. Brazil's central bank chief Ilan Goldfajn said he expects the U.S. Federal Reserve to continue to raise U.S. interest rates gradually, allowing the current relatively benign environment for the South American economy to continue.
BRASILIA The head of Brazil's lower house of Congress said on Friday he hopes that the chamber will approve the Senate version of a bill regulating ride-hailing apps such as Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL].
AMERICANA, Brazil Federal prosecutors in Brazil are conducting a criminal investigation into alleged international money laundering by a man at the center of a Reuters inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump’s first international hotel project.
BRASILIA The Brazilian government's plan to overhaul the costly pension system will be in trouble if it does not clear the lower house of Congress this year, and it still lacks the votes needed for approval, the Speaker Rodrigo Maia said on Friday.
SAO PAULO Heineken NV and Brazilian distributors for Coca-Cola Co will begin arbitration in February regarding a distribution contract that the Dutch brewer decided to end this year, according to a Friday report by newspaper Valor Economico.
SAO PAULO Brazilian meat industry groups denied on Thursday problems with beef and pork shipments to Russia, after reports that food safety bodies there were evaluating possible irregularities that could lead to an import freeze.
BERLIN Volkswagen launched its new Virtus model on Thursday to tap Brazil's highest-volume segment as part of a recovery plan that analysts said will help it regain ground on rivals General Motors and Fiat in South America's largest car market.
SAO PAULO The Brazilian government has backed off a previous plan to fine construction and engineering conglomerate Andrade Gutierrez SA 40 billion reais ($12 billion) for its participation in a graft scheme, a national newspaper reported on Thursday.
BRASILIA Germany and Britain will provide a combined $153 million to expand programs to fight climate change and deforestation in the Amazon rainforest, according to a statement from the Brazilian government on Tuesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO A judge in Brazil has ordered the detention of several top political figures in Rio de Janeiro, including the president of the state assembly, federal prosecutors said on Tuesday.
BRASÍLIA Brazil's President Michel Temer will start a cabinet reshuffle that should be completed in mid-December, his press office said on Monday without providing a reason for the change.
BRASILIA One of four ministers representing a centrist Brazilian party in President Michel Temer's government resigned on Monday, underscoring a rift between the embattled leader and one of his most powerful coalition partners.
NEW YORK Brazil will harvest 110 million tonnes of soybeans in the 2017/18 crop year, down from 114 million tonnes in the previous year, an industry consultant said at an event on Monday.
LONDON Pirelli and McLaren have canceled a Formula One tire test scheduled for the Brazilian Grand Prix circuit after teams were targeted by armed robbers in Sao Paulo over the weekend.
SEOUL North Korea has reportedly replaced guards and fortified a section of its border with South Korea where a North Korean soldier defected last week, while South Korean and U.S. soldiers have been decorated for their role in the defector's rescue.