Vale

Feb 21, 2020
We shed light on the creeping police crisis in Brazil. The rise of Brazil's deepwater oil in international markets. And Vale's billion-dollar losses in 2019

EnvironmentJan 25, 2020

One year on, Brumadinho still cries for justice

Walking on the streets of Brumadinho, the small town...

Brazil DailyJan 22, 2020

Freedom of the press under attack as Greenwald charged

Glenn Greenwald charged in latest attack on press freedoms....

Brazil DailyOct 25, 2019

Bolsonaro meets Xi

Good morning! We’re covering Jair Bolsonaro’s meeting with Chinese...
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Opinion Aug 06, 2019

How Brumadinho disaster could push global change in tailings management

Tailings are a sand-like byproduct of mining activities which are the result of crushing ores before mineral extraction. Often, tailings are disposed of in...
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Brazil Daily Aug 01, 2019

Will lower interest rates revive Brazil’s economy?

Good morning! Brazil’s Central Bank pushed the benchmark interest rate to a new all-time low. What does it mean for the economy? Brazil and...
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Brazil Daily May 17, 2019

A perfect storm is brewing in Brazil

Good morning. The picture doesn’t look good for Brazilian economy. Government investment at lowest in a decade. The risk of another Vale dam collapse....
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Brazil Daily May 10, 2019

Is Brazil heading to a de facto parliamentary system? 

Good morning! Is Brazil heading to a de facto parliamentary system? After dam collapse, Vale registers BRL 64bn in losses. Brazil’s lost decade. President...
What is at stake in Brazil's Congress today

Brazil Daily Apr 29, 2019

Government proposes new bidding rules 

The Brazilian government proposes new bidding rules. A slow week in Congress. State-owned companies’ profits up by 132 percent. Government proposes new bidding rules...
Six months of Bolsonaro The tug of war in Brasilia congress

Brazil Daily Apr 22, 2019

A schism in the Bolsonaro administration

Good morning! A schism in the Bolsonaro administration. Trying to avoid a truckers’ strike. What is ‘super’ about Paulo Guedes? A schism in the...
How Vale avoided paying USD 6 billion in taxes

Business Apr 01, 2019

How Vale avoided paying USD 6 billion in taxes

Speaking before Congress in February, Fabio Schvartsman, the CEO of mining giant Vale, called his company “a Brazilian jewel.” He was making the case...
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Brazil Daily Mar 26, 2019

All eyes on Brazil’s Economy Minister

Good morning! All eyes on Brazil’s Economy Minister. Michel Temer released from prison. As truckers threaten a new strike, diesel prices go up. All...
Fallout from Brumadinho dam collapse harming crucial Brazilian river

Society Mar 24, 2019

Fallout from Brumadinho dam collapse harming crucial Brazilian river

A fear shared by hydrologists, environmental activists, and millions of northeastern Brazilians has come to pass. The report “Water Quality in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest,”...
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Opinion Mar 08, 2019

Brazil’s mining industry needs radical change to avoid future disasters

People learn by making mistakes. The same is true for companies and society as a whole—success depends on being able to internalize lessons and...
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Brazil Daily Feb 26, 2019

How the Venezuelan crisis affects Brazilian markets

In today’s issue: How the Venezuela crisis affects Brazilian markets. Speaker takes shots at government on pension reform issues.  How the Venezuelan crisis affects...
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Brazil Daily Feb 22, 2019

Escalating tensions at Brazil-Venezuela border a test for Bolsonaro

In today’s issue: Escalating tensions at Brazil-Venezuela border a test for Bolsonaro. Initial roadblocks to the pension reform. Embraer could face competition from its...
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Business Feb 18, 2019

The global effects of Brazil’s Vale mining disaster

In the wake of the Brumadinho dam collapse, which killed at least 169 people so far—with 141 others still missing— the Brazilian government issued...
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Brazil Daily Feb 14, 2019

Pension reform plan to be defined today, says Bolsonaro

In today’s issue: Pension reform plan to be defined today, says Bolsonaro. São Paulo on alert after crime bosses prison transfer. Poultry scandal. Pension...
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Brazil Daily Feb 13, 2019

Is Brazil’s construction sector ready for a comeback?

In today’s issue: Is Brazil’s construction sector ready for a comeback?  Is Brazil’s construction sector ready for a comeback? After four years of stagnation,...
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