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Brazil's presidential election enters its final week amid Petrobras scandal

Brazil's presidential election enters its final week amid Petrobras scandal

SAO PAULO, Oct. 20 (UPI) --As Brazil's presidential race enters its final week, attention is focused on a corruption scandal involving the government-controlled Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
JC Finley
Brazil's next president will be decided in Oct. 26 runoff election

Brazil's next president will be decided in Oct. 26 runoff election

BRASILIA, Brazil, Oct. 6 (UPI) --The two front runners in Brazil's presidential election are headed for a runoff because neither received more than half the votes.
JC Finley
Silva to replace dead running mate in bid for Brazilian presidency

Silva to replace dead running mate in bid for Brazilian presidency

SAO PAULO, Aug. 21 (UPI) --Marina Silva has announced she will campaign for president in place of her running mate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on August 13.
JC Finley
Brazilian presidential candidate Campos buried

Brazilian presidential candidate Campos buried

SAO PAULO, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash on August 13, was buried on Saturday.
JC Finley
Death of candidate likely to impact Brazilian presidential election

Death of candidate likely to impact Brazilian presidential election

BRASILIA , Brazil, Aug. 14 (UPI) --The death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos in a plane crash could adversely impact the fortunes of front-runner and incumbent Dilma Rousseff.
Ed Adamczyk
Eduardo Campos, Brazilian presidential candidate, killed in plane crash

Eduardo Campos, Brazilian presidential candidate, killed in plane crash

SAO PAULO, Aug. 13 (UPI) --A plane carrying Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos crashed near Sao Paulo Wednesday, killing him and others on board.
Gabrielle Levy
Energy work slated for Amazon jungle

Energy work slated for Amazon jungle

BRASILIA, Brazil, July 22 (UPI) --Brazilian independent energy company HRT said it received the government's consent for a two-year extension to a license in the Amazon jungle.
Daniel J. Graeber
BRICS nations start development bank

BRICS nations start development bank

FORTALEZA, Brazil, July 16 (UPI) --Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa announced the start of a development bank at their Fortaleza, Brazil, summit.
Ed Adamczyk
Rosneft to help sell Brazilian gas

Rosneft to help sell Brazilian gas

BRASILIA, Brazil, July 15 (UPI) --Russian energy company Rosneft said it signed agreements with its Brazilian counterparts to help sell natural gas locked in the Amazon.
Daniel J. Graeber
Brazilian president on World Cup loss: 'We are able to overcome'

Brazilian president on World Cup loss: 'We are able to overcome'

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 (UPI) --Brazil's World Cup loss to Germany in Tuesday's semi-final match was, in the words of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, an "extremely painful situation."
JC Finley
Gisele Bundchen will present World Cup trophy

Gisele Bundchen will present World Cup trophy

SAO PAULO, June 18 (UPI) --Former Victoria's Secret model Gisele Bundchen will present the 2014 World Cup trophy at the closing ceremony in July.
Aileen Graef
U.S. seeks to repair relations with Brazil after NSA surveillance fallout

U.S. seeks to repair relations with Brazil after NSA surveillance fallout

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 17 (UPI) --Vice President Joe Biden, who cheered Team USA at Monday's World Cup match, is on a mission of soccer diplomacy to repair relations with Brazil.
JC Finley
Brazilian President defends World Cup spending

Brazilian President defends World Cup spending

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 11 (UPI) --Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff defended her administration's spending on the World Cup in a video address Tuesday night, saying it's a "false dilemma."
Aileen Graef
Brazilian president proclaims country ready for World Cup

Brazilian president proclaims country ready for World Cup

BRASILIA, Brazil, June 11 (UPI) --Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said in a televised address her country is ready to host the World Cup soccer tournament.
Ed Adamczyk
Brazil's president counters criticism of World Cup expenditures

Brazil's president counters criticism of World Cup expenditures

BRASILIA , Brazil, June 4 (UPI) --Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff defended the costs of World Cup construction projects and countered criticism infrastructure projects suffered.
Ed Adamczyk
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