Ana Mano

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13 Feb 2019 | 2:00 AM

Brazil environment minister blasted for calling murdered Amazon defender 'irrelevant'

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian environmental groups on Tuesday blasted President Jair Bolsonaro's environment minister after he dismissed the murdered Amazon rain forest defender Chico Mendes as "irrelevant."

10 Nov 2018 | 6:09 AM

JBS' Batista arrested with ex-Brazil ag ministers in probe

RIO DE JANEIRO/SÃO PAULO (Reuters) - Police arrested a controlling shareholder of meatpacker JBS SA and two former Brazilian agriculture ministers on Friday in connection with an investigation into illegal campaign contributions.

9 Nov 2018 | 5:20 AM

Brazil risks Middle East trade with Israel embassy move

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - A proposal by Brazil's next president to relocate its embassy in Israel, following U.S. President Donald Trump's lead, may set off a diplomatic storm in the Muslim world, threatening a key market for the world's largest meat companies.

13 Sep 2018 | 4:14 AM

Exclusive - Brazil prosecutors seek leniency talks with BRF in food fraud probe

PONTA GROSSA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian federal prosecutors probing whether chicken processor BRF SA and certain laboratories colluded to cheat on food safety tests are seeking cooperation from the firms in return for more lenient penalties, a federal prosecutor told Reuters in an interview.

18 May 2018 | 4:02 AM

Brazil's wealthy farm belt backs Trump-like presidential candidate

CAMPO NOVO DO PARECIS, Brazil (Reuters) - A right-wing Brazilian presidential candidate who compares himself to Donald Trump is attracting support across Brazil's farm belt, where the fiery former paratrooper may secure the funding needed for his bid to run Latin America's biggest country.

2 Dec 2016 | 2:40 AM

Brazil targets Itaú as growing tax probe reaches more banks

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian police investigating alleged bribery of tax officials on Thursday raided Itaú Unibanco Holding SA, the latest bank to be swept up in the widening probe.