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Ex-tycoon Batista held on return to Brazil on graft charges - report

Former Rio mayor probed for bribery in Olympics contracts

Brazil's Supreme Court has opened an investigation into former Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes, who is accused of taking millions of dollars in bribes for contracts related to last year's Olympic Games, court documents showed on Wednesday. DNA, 1 week ago

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Police say man shot, wounded during Rio Carnival parade

Brazilian police say a man was shot and wounded at Rio de Janeiro's Sambadrome during the "Parade of Champions" Carnival event.
 DNA1 month ago Rio sambas on to The Beatles after accident mars Carnival  Reuters1 month ago World's Biggest Party: Here are the spectacular sights from the carnival in Brazil!  DNA1 month ago Rio de Janeiro carnival parade, in pictures  The Telegraph UK1 month ago

Feathers, fun and fanfare! It's time for the carnival

Rio de Janeiro’s famed Carnival got underway as hundreds of thousands roared into the streets for the most colourful festival ever. Reuters photographers Pilar Olivares, Sergio Moraes, Paulo Whitaker gives us a glimpse of the pomp and the pageantry.  Dressed in colourful clothes and magnificent headgear, women sashay down the streets during the parade.  Music, dance and sexy! That's what the carnival is all about.  The streets of Rio have become one big party with ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Oldest Rio party kicks off as Carnival in Brazil hits full stride  DNA1 month ago Brazil's indigenous leaders push for Amazon land rights as Carnival kicks off  DNA1 month ago

Brazil detains meatpacking executive after raids in rotten meat probe

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Police detained an executive of BRF SA on Saturday, as the meat company and rival JBS SA took out full-page advertisements to burnish their image after raids to investigate alleged bribes paid to conceal unsanitary conditions in ...
 Sify1 month ago

India issues travel advisory for Rio de Janeiro

India has issued an advisory to citizens travelling to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to be alert and monitor local media in the wake of a strike by police there which has led to limited police presence in some areas.The advisory has also asked Indians visiting Rio ...
 Prokerala1 month ago India issues advisory for its citizens, warns of travelling to Rio De Janeiro  Zee News1 month ago

It's Been Just 7 Months Since The Rio Olympics, And This Is What The Venues Look Like Now

&& Seven months after Rio de Janeiro hosted the first Olympic Games in South America, many of the expensive venue sites remain abandoned. Getty Images photojournalist Mario Tama recently captured images of the decaying structures that were promised by ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago Brazil's Olympic legacy far from fulfilled at idle Game venues  DNA2 months ago

EXCLUSIVE: Embraer, Rockwell Collins eye shared remote sensing portfolio

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - U.S. aviation electronics maker Rockwell Collins Inc and Brazil's Embraer SA will assess each other's remote sensing and border control technology for possible joint sales, a senior executive for the Brazilian planemaker told ...
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Brazil's Odebrecht paid $3.3 billion in bribes over a decade - reports

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Odebrecht SA, the Brazilian engineering company at the center of a historic corruption scandal, paid out a total of about $3.3 billion in bribes in the nine years through 2014, according to testimony cited by local media on Saturday.
 Business Standard1 week ago Brazil's Odebrecht paid $ 3.3 billion in bribes over a decade  Sify1 week ago

FEATURE-Evangelicalism grows in Brazil's favelas amid poverty and violence

By Chris Arsenault RIO DE JANEIRO, April 10 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P astor Marcio Antonio stands at the pulpit in a one room evangelical church built precariously above barbed wire fences and illegally hung electrical cables, exhorting his flock in a ...
 DNA1 week ago Protect small farms to meet growing global food needs, study says  DNA2 weeks ago Brazilian police and squatters clash over eviction  DNA3 weeks ago Gunmen storm Amazon hospital, murder Brazil land activist - local media  DNA1 month ago

Brazil police carries out arrest orders against 5 members of Rio court -source

Brazilian federal police carried out on Wednesday arrest warrants against five members of the Rio de Janeiro audit court and detained the speaker of the state legislative body, Jorge Picciani, for questioning, a source said.
 DNA3 weeks ago Brazil police make arrests in Rio hospital graft probe  DNA1 week ago Brazilian ex-billionaire Eike Batista surrenders  DNA2 months ago Brazil police seek former billionaire Batista in graft probe  Reuters2 months ago
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