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  • Poll shows Brazil president's popularity drops

    April 6, 2014 2:12 PM

    SAO PAULO (AP) - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has dipped five percentage points ahead of October's presidential elections, a new poll published Sunday said. The Datafolha polling institute said 36 percent of respondents rated Rousseff's government as "great/good" against the 41 percent who gave it that rating in the... more »
  • Family: pastor attacked in Brazil out of hospital

    November 26, 2012 3:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana-born minister is back home in Brazil, nearly a month after a mentally disturbed homeless man attacked her on a Rio de Janeiro beach. Her mother, Mary Johnson Sarradet, spoke to Renee Elliott Murdoch for about 45 minutes on Thanksgiving, the day Murdoch returned... more »
  • Oil & Gas Expands Overseas

    August 30, 2010 6:46 PM

    The drilling moratorium is causing some companies to look elsewhere for opportunities. Two rigs have already moved out of the Gulf of Mexico and are relocating to drill in Brazil. Now the company NLV International is recruiting for Brazil and its national oil company, Petrobras. "The challenge... more »
  • Oil and Gas Opportunities in Brazil

    August 20, 2010 6:31 PM

    Lafayette, Louisiana. August 20, 2010 - The International Center of Lafayette Consolidated Government, in conjunction with NLV International, is hosting a free informational meeting regarding key opportunities in the Brazilian energy market as well as those chemicals, materials and services that are in critical demand in Brazil. The meeting will... more »
  • Brazil honors 'Girl from Ipanema' writer

    August 16, 2010 9:47 PM

    BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Brazil has posthumously given the rank of ambassador to a poet and songwriter who penned the famous Bossa Nova anthem, "Girl from Ipanema." The Foreign Ministry bestowed the honor on Vinicius de Moraes, a one-time diplomat who was the poetic force behind Bossa Nova in the... more »

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