Topic: Petroleo Brasileiro SA

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  • Chevron oil spill hints at risks of Brazil's 'moonshot' deep water drilling

    Latin America Monitor Chevron oil spill hints at risks of Brazil's 'moonshot' deep water drilling

    Brazilian politicians may push all of the blame for last week's oil spill onto Chevron, says blogger James Bosworth, to deflect public attention from risks of Brazil's nationalized deep water project.

  • Rio's top cop talks public safety policy, favela pacification program

    Latin America Monitor Rio's top cop talks public safety policy, favela pacification program

    Blogger Julia Michaels pulls out key points of an extensive Q&A from Epoca magazine with Rio state's top cop, particularly on the state's police pacification program in its many favela slums.

  • Global Viewpoint Brazil’s lessons for indebted Europe

    Some European nations' debt will have to be forgiven to resume growth. Those responsible for the financial turmoil must pay, rather than the poor. And Europe must unify its fiscal policy.

  • Latin America Monitor LulzSec, Anonymous show Latin America unprepared for cyberwarfare

    Hacker group LulzSec took down Brazilian government websites, while the group 'Anonymous' threatened cyberattacks against the governments of Chile and Peru.

  • China's role in realizing 'Latin America decade'

    China's role in realizing 'Latin America decade'

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrived in China today accompanied by 300 business leaders on a visit aimed at boosting a growing economic partnership.

  • Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    Glenn Beck leaving Fox: his 10 most controversial statements (so far)

    With the news of Glenn Beck leaving Fox officially announced, it's time to reflect. The host has packed a lot of wallop in just two-plus years at Fox News. Conspiracy theories, apocalyptic predictions, and just plain eyebrow-raising statements have kept the folks at Media Matters for America, a liberal watchdog group, busy. They track his show (along with many others) and take notes. Now that the show “Glenn Beck” is ending later this year, Media Matters has opened its files and shared some of the most noteworthy moments. We’ve whittled the list down to the 10 most controversial things Mr. Beck has said on Fox – so far, at least. It bears noting that Beck has a lot of followers, who admire his populist conservative critique of the Obama era. His Facebook page has more than 1.8 million fans -- coincidentally, the same number of viewers he had as of January (down from 2.9 million in January 2010). Whether those fans believe his every word is hard to tell. But, like any good showman, he knows how to draw a crowd.

  • Britain's government-owned banks: Sell, but not too fast

    The Adam Smith Institute Blog Britain's government-owned banks: Sell, but not too fast

    The British government should wait on Santander bank's public offering, then sell Lloyds. RBS is more problematic.

  • Cautioned by BP oil spill, Brazil continues deep-sea drilling

    Cautioned by BP oil spill, Brazil continues deep-sea drilling

    Brazil is poised to begin one of the most technically advanced deep-sea oil drills ever. The National Petroleum Agency and state-controlled oil giant Petrobras both sent teams to the Gulf to monitor the BP oil spill relief efforts.

  • In Pictures Oil rigs

    In this April 21 photo released by the US Coast Guard, a fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon burns 52-miles southeast of Venice, La. Helicopters, ships and an airplane searched waters off Louisiana's coast Wednesday for missing workers after an explosion and fire that left an offshore drilling platform tilting in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • In Brazil, Hu Jintao aims for bigger piece of Latin America trade

    In Brazil, Hu Jintao aims for bigger piece of Latin America trade

    A meeting between Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and China's President Hu Jintao is expected to strengthen the two nations' growing economic ties. China already trumps the US as Brazil's top trading partner.

 
 
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