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Risk Summary - Brazil - DEC 2013

As we have previously noted, the Brazilian government has shown increasing signs that it acknowledges the need to tackle the country's significant business environment roadblocks in order to incent...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - DEC 2013

The Black Bloc, a group often associated with anarchism, has become an increasingly visible fixture in ongoing labour unrest in Brazil in recent months. The group often confronts police at demonstr...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - NOV 2013

Indications that the US National Security Agency (NSA) monitored calls and emails by the Brazilian president, state-owned oil company Petrobras, as well as individual citizens and companies, have...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - NOV 2013

Aécio Neves, the presumptive presidential nominee from the centrist opposition Partido da Social Democracia Brasileira, started his campaign with a tour across Northeastern Brazil in late...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - OCT 2013

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff found herself caught in a foreign policy firestorm in late August following the smuggling of Bolivian opposition senator Roger Pinto Molina from Brazil's embassy...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - OCT 2013

August polling data from local firm Datafolha shows that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity has improved slightly in the months following widespread political protests in the country. ...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - SEPT 2013

With Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's approval ratings having declined significantly in recent weeks following the outbreak of widespread protests in June, there has been increasing media...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - SEPT 2013

Brazil's Short-Term Political Risk Rating remains steady at 69.6 out of 100 this month, after falling from 70.8 in June. This followed a downward revision to the 'Public unrest' sub-component of...

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Risk Summary - Brazil - AUG 2013

Following the outbreak of widespread protests in mid-June, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has announced a number of proposed reforms in order to assuage demonstrators' concerns. In a recent...

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