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Brazil’s nationalistic move to up oil stakes angers critics

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Brazil’s nationalistic move to up oil stakes angers critics

A new law proposed by Brazil's president would give Petrobras, the state-owned oil giant, a minimum 30 percent stake in all future oil projects. Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports on the uproar it has caused, with critics arguing for fair distribution of oil profits around the country.

Posted: September 1, 2009 15:14   Comments: 1
Brazil’s expansion tests smaller South American neighbors

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Brazil’s expansion tests smaller South American neighbors

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that although Brazil's power and influence is growing, its rise has not been entirely smooth, and the country has had run-ins with its smaller South American neighbors.

Posted: February 18, 2009 10:19   Comments: 0
Brazil recovers from its own “Hurricane Katrina”

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Brazil recovers from its own “Hurricane Katrina”

Floods in southern Brazil killed at least 117 and drove more than 100,000 from their homes.

Posted: December 5, 2008 10:17   Comments: 0
Brazil privatizes its roadways

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Brazil privatizes its roadways

Producer Bryan Myers drives along an expensive private roadway in Brazil. A 175-mile drive costs the equivalent of a day's pay for the average Brazilian.

Posted: November 4, 2008 10:29   Comments: 2
Brazil plans to improve highways

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Brazil plans to improve highways

Producer Bryan Myers reports on government plans to improve road conditions in Brazil.

Posted: September 22, 2008 19:29   Comments: 0
Truckin’ through Brazil

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Truckin’ through Brazil

Worldfocus Producer Bryan Myers writes about his "road trip" to Brazil.

Posted: September 18, 2008 02:03   Comments: 0

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