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Ousted by Bolsonaro, outgoing Petrobras CEO defends fuel price rises

Author of the article: Reuters Gram Slattery and Marta Nogueira RIO DE JANEIRO — Outgoing Petrobras CEO Roberto Castello Branco said on Thursday he will ensure a smooth transition to his successor, a retired general hand-picked by Brazil’s president, but reiterated his stance that the state-owned company should match international…
bubmag
February 25, 2021
Bolsonaro

Petrobras Weighs CEO Change as Brazilian President Turns Up Pressure

SÃO PAULO—The financial future of Brazilian oil giant Petrobras hung in the balance Tuesday as its board moved forward with plans to approve President Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial appointment of an army general to the company’s helm in an apparent bid to force the firm to subsidize fuel prices. Mr. Bolsonaro’s…
bubmag
February 24, 2021
Bolsonaro

Thousands take to streets protesting Brazil’s Bolsonaro

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bubmag
January 24, 2021
Bolsonaro

Brazil’s late and rocky start on vaccinations fuels public ire

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Brazil's newly launched vaccination campaign against COVID-19 has gotten off to a late and rocky start—as the country is hammered by a second wave of the disease, it is already close to running out of vaccine, syringes and other vital equipment, according to scientists who blame…
bubmag
January 24, 2021
Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague over rainforest…

Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in the international criminal court (ICC) after being accused of crimes against humanity. Indigenous leaders in Brazil and human rights groups are urging the court to investigate the Brazilian president over his dismantling of environmental policies and violations of indigenous rights, which they say amount…
bubmag
January 24, 2021
Bolsonaro

Bolsonaro allies set to win control of Brazil’s Congress

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Despite a deep recession and the world’s second-deadliest COVID-19 outbreak, candidates backed by Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro are expected to win control of Congress next month, politicians and analysts said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro speaks during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace…
bubmag
January 18, 2021
Bolsonaro

The UK Sold Weapons to Police in Brazil as Killings Soared

Family and relatives of Marcelo Guimaraes he is buried in Inhauma Cemetery in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil on the 5th of January, 2021. The family accuses the military police of shooting him. Photo: Fabio Teixeira/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The UK government facilitated arms sales which went to a police…
bubmag
January 18, 2021