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Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Economy weighs heavily on Brazil election

Consumer confidence is dwindling, some economists say, as industry appears to slow down.

Brazil in recession, India GDP shines

The GDP data could dampen the re-election campaign of President Dilma Rousseff.

Rousseff ratings up 6 points, highest since April

Rousseff ratings up 6 points, highest since April

The poll results published on Monday showed Campos’ running mate, Marina Silva, statistically tied with Rousseff in a runoff.

Environmentalist replaces presidential nominee in Brazil

Environmentalist replaces presidential nominee in Brazil

Brazilian Socialist Party has nominated former Environment Minister Marina Silva as its new candidate for the elections.

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Campos was running third in opinion polls ahead of the October presidential polls.

BRICS gain from Russia ban on EU, US food imports

BRICS gain from Russia ban on EU, US food imports

Brazilian exports to Russia rose 113 per cent to $181 million last month.

Brazil to increase Russia meat exports after US sanctions

Brazil to increase Russia meat exports after US sanctions

Putin has signed a decree banning certain food imports from countries that have sanctioned Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

Brazil: Industrial output, GDP forecasts fall

Brazil: Industrial output, GDP forecasts fall

But government efforts to stabilize the real currency appear to be working, albeit slowly.

Brazil, Latin America say Gaza war must end

Brazil, Latin America say Gaza war must end

President Dilma Rousseff described the conflict in the Gaza Strip as a "massacre", according to local media reports.

Brazil Central Bank eases loan restrictions

Brazil Central Bank eases loan restrictions

"The central bank decided to adopt measures to improve the distribution of liquidity in the economy," a statement said.