Tag: Brazil

Brazil govt sees 2019 budget deficit beating target by 15-20bn reais

The Brazilian government's primary budget deficit this year is on course to come in around 15-20 billion. BRASILIA: The Brazilian government's primary budget deficit this year...

Brazil 2020 budget proposals show let up in squeeze

BRASILIA: Brazil's government faces another year of strict fiscal discipline, its 2020 budget proposals on Friday showed, as it battles to bring spending under control,...

Brazil bus hijacker, armed with fake gun, killed by police

RIO DE JANEIRO: A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a fake gun was shot and killed by police in Rio de Janeiro...

Thousands protest in Brazil in support of justice minister

RIO DE JANEIRO:  Thousands protested in Brazil on Sunday in support of Justice Minister Sergio Moro, who is battling claims he conspired with prosecutors on...

Brazil president vows action against airman caught with cocaine on official trip with him

Denying that his team had any connection to cocaine recovered from a Brazilian Air Force plane bound for Japan, President Jair Bolsonaro promised strict action against the...

Brazil economy shrinks 0.2 percent in first quarter

RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's economy shrank in the first quarter of the year, official data showed Thursday, taking Latin America's biggest country to the brink...

Brazil sues top tobacco firms to recover public health costs

BRASILIA: Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris International  to recover the public health...

Pakistan outdone India, Canada in newly installed hydro power capacity

Pakistan beat the likes of India and Canada to rank third in the world for newly installed hydropower capacity, as per the newly released International...

Brazil FM has ‘great expectations’ for Venezuela rally

WASHINGTON: Brazil's foreign minister on Monday voiced high hopes for a major rally planned this week in Venezuela by Juan Guaido, the country's self-proclaimed president. Guaido,...

Brazil FM has ‘great expectations’ for Venezuela rally

WASHINGTON: Brazil's foreign minister on Monday voiced high hopes for a major rally planned this week in Venezuela by Juan Guaido, the country's self-proclaimed president. Guaido,...