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Petrobras
After years of financial uncertainty, the Brazilian oil giant is back from the brink – and beating regional competitors.
Después de años de incertidumbre financiera, el petrolero brasileño está de regreso del abismo.
The crisis facing Temer’s government is symptomatic of a broader failure – with potentially grave consequences.
In Brazil, corruption busts with catchy titles can foster public interest and help put offenders behind bars.
A change at the Justice Ministry triggers concerns over political interference in the Petrobras probe.
But Operation "Car Wash" is already cleaning up national politics

Digging up corpses could be a sign that Brazil’s corruption investigators will leave no stone (or gravestone) unturned as the unfolding scandal at Petrobras devolves into a witch-hunt.

This week's likely top stories: Colombia’s peace talks suspended over kidnapping; U.S. will grant refugee status to select minors from Central America; Brazilian police arrest 27 in Petrobras corruption scandal; Cruise ship tourism is booming in Cuba; Pemex invests millions in hydrocarbon production and exploration.

This week’s likely top stories: Barack Obama delays executive action on immigration; a former Petrobras director names 40 politicians in scandal; former Salvadoran President Flores turns himself in; private equity fundraising in Latin America this year could reach $8 billion; Chileans remember September 11, 1973.

In the wake of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff officially postponing her October state visit to Washington on Tuesday, Brazil is planning to increase its online independence and bolster its cyber security in the coming months. The decision comes in response to leaked evidence that the U.S.  National Security Agency (NSA) had spied on the Brazilian government and the Brazilian national oil company, Petrobras.

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