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President Michel Temer expresses regret for the death of STF Justice Teori Zavascki

Temer decrees official mourning for the death of Justice Teori Zavascki

President described the trajectory of the Supreme Court Justice, who died at age 68 in a plane crash in Paraty (state of Rio de Janeiro), as "impeccable"

Economic Recovery


Temer granted an interview to Reuters at the Presidential Palace

Michel Temer highlights job creation as a government priority

In an interview with news agency Reuters, Temer listed the measures taken for the country's economic recovery


Minister believes that foreign investors have a new, more optimistic perspective of Brazil

Minister of Finance predicts positive GDP in Q1 2017

Minister Henrique Meirelles highlight international "curiosity" regarding Brazil's economic scenario


Petrobras intends to use the proceeds from the issuance to repurchase securities

Petrobras completes sale of US$ 4 billion in bonds abroad

Demand for the bonds was about five times higher than the final offered volume

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Iron Ore price hike can generate more investment from Vale

Vale corporation shares up 25% in 16 days on high iron ore prices

Mining company's shares soared with hike in the commodity's price in China

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Central Bank intensified pace of cuts in the basic rate at the last Copom meeting

Market betting on 9.75% p.a. for basic interest rate in 2017

Analysts polled by the Central Bank forecast continued decline in the base rate (Selic)

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Total area with planted coffee in the country totalled 2.23 million hectares


Brazilian coffee accounts for 31.3% of global production

Expectations are that the harvest will reach 47.51 million 60 kg bags. Revenues should reach R$ 22.2 billion

Brazil increases added-value product exports in 2016

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Brazil increases manufactured product exports in 2016

Increases manufactured product exports in 2016, semi-manufactured goods increased 9.5% in the same period


Share of renewables also increased in domestic supply, from 75.5% in 2015 to 82.4% in 2016


Share of renewables in Brazilian energy grid reaches 43.2%

According to the report, oil production increased by 9.2% compared to the same period last year


The view is impressive and the adventure is contagious around the woods and waterfalls

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Down the hills of Serra da Canastra

The Brazilian park beauty of the native vegetation meets adventure and gastronomy showing off its versatility



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