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Vote on Brazil pension reform slated for Feb 19

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Brazil's lower house speaker Rodrigo Maia scheduled the debate on the overhaul in the country's pension system for February 5. The vote is expected to ...

Brazil gov't makes prison construction rules flexible

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Brazil's National Council for Criminal and Penitentiary Policy changed the rules for the construction of prisons. The decision is an answer to the request made ...

UN forum sees 'moderate' recovery for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2018

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14 December 2017 -- New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following year " with ...

President Temer recovers from urethra surgery

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Brazilian President Michel Temer will continue to rest after a surgery carried out Wednesday (13) for a narrowing of his urethra, which had been causing ...

Brazil 2018 budget approved with spending adding up to $1 trillion

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The Brazilian Congress approved the bill on the yearly budget for 2018 with spending adding up to $1 trillion, which includes the portion going towards ...

Court upholds Salvadoran womans 30-year sentence after stillbirth

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San Salvador - A Salvadoran court on Wednesday upheld a 30-year prison sentence being served by a woman whose miscarriage in 2007 was prosecuted as ...

Documents: Odebrecht Paid Firms Linked to Peru's President

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LIMA, PERU - Brazilian builder Odebrecht transferred $4.8 million to companies linked to Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski between 2004 and 2012, some of ...

UN agency helps farmers in Latin America broaden their market horizons

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13 December 2017 -- Improving market access, particularly beyond national borders, for family farmers and small and medium agriculture enterprises in the Latin America and ...

Formally employed immigrants down 13% in Brazil in 2016

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Figures released by Brazil's International Migration Observatory, in cooperation with the National Immigration Council and the Labor Ministry, reveal that the number of foreigners occupying formally r

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