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Privatization

Tribunal brasilero aprueba la privatización de Eletrobras

Coverage: 2 sources
La propuesta por la que el Estado seda el control de Eletrobras fue aprobada por el Tribunal Federal de Cuentas.See the Story
IMF · Brasília

Brazil's Guedes condemns war in Ukraine, but is against economic sanctions on Russia

Coverage: 4 sources
Brazil's Economy Minister Paulo Guedes says country condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine. He says Brazil is against economic sanctions imposed on Moscow. Guede says timing is perfect for the country's accession to the OECD and for the trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union.See the Story

Haulage Strike Paralyzes Argentina's Farming Exports

Coverage: 2 sources
A four-day-old strike by Argentine grain transporters, demanding higher freight rates in the face of rising diesel prices due to war in Ukraine, has paralyzed farming exports, industry sources said Thursday.See the Story

Avianca and Gol Merger to Create Broad South American Airline Group

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Two of South America's largest airlines, Avianca and Gol, plan to combine to create a European-style aviation holding company. The new group, Abra, would ownAvianca, Gol, and Viva Air outright, as well as a minority share of Chile's Sky Airline. Abra would rival Latam Airlines Group, currently Latin Americas largest.See the Story

Indigenous people denounce the invasion of illegal miners on lands in the Amazon, Brazil

Coverage: 2 sources
Indigenous leaders warned that the violent acts unleashed worsen the health situation in the village of Jarinal.See the Story
Ukraine · Ukraine

BC president says war can benefit Brazil

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
Roberto Campos Neto hopes that the country will have a supply of fertilizers to produce food, given the rise in pricesSee the Story
Lula Da Silva

Brazil: Former President Lula to Get Moral Damages Compensation

Coverage: 2 sources
On Tuesday, the Brazilian Superior Court of Justice (STJ) decided that Deltan Dallagnol, the former prosecutor of the “Car Wash” anti-corruption operation, must pay a US$15.000 compensation to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva for moral damages.See the Story

Chamber of Deputies President says Brazil needs to end "excessive taxation of essential goods"

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With Brazil's Chamber of Deputies about to analyze a bill that changes the classification of fuels for essential goods and services in search of a reduction in prices for the final consumer, the president of the Chamber, Arthur Lira (PP-AL), said on May 22, by Twitter, that Brazil needs to end with "excessive taxation of essential goods.See the Story
Influencers

GringoView: The run-away influence of influencers

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
I was recently dumbstruck by a ‘New York Times’ piece about a social-media-famous water bottle and its potpourri of ‘influencers’.See the Story

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