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RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 28- A lack of pipelines and access to drilling equipment as well as unclear environmental rules restricted bidding at Brazil's latest oil and natural gas rights auction to less than a third of the 240 on-shore areas offered, industry officials said on Thursday.
Americans mark Thanksgiving with travel, parades, shopping. NEW YORK- Americans gather to celebrate Thanksgiving, stuffing turkeys for family feasts, braving high winds and the bitter cold along parade routes and starting their holiday shopping one day earlier this year.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 27- Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista's oil company, OGX, lost 2.12 billion reais in the third quarter as it scrambled to start output from an offshore oil field that represents one of its last chances to remain afloat.
BRASILIA, Nov 27- Brazil raised interest rates on Wednesday for the sixth straight time, ending a short-lived era of single-digit borrowing costs that failed to reignite Latin America's largest economy and instead fed inflation.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on one of the stadiums being used for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil which collapsed today leaving 3 dead.
SAO PAULO, Nov 27- Brazil seems to have hit a sweet spot in private sector infrastructure investments, as local engineering firm Odebrecht Transport made the winning bid on a leg of the main highway in the heart of the country's grain belt on Wednesday. The competitive auction will favor President Dilma Rousseff as she heads into the 2014 election year.
*Dubai, Ekaterinburg, Izmir and Sao Paulo in the running. PARIS, Nov 27- Brazil, Russia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates will learn on Wednesday whether their candidate cities will host the 2020 World Expo, with much at stake in terms of investment, tourism and national pride.
SAO PAULO, Nov 27- Brazil completed the latest leg in a campaign to lure billions in private investment to upgrade its creaky infrastructure by awarding rights to pave and maintain a highway concession that cuts through the heart of the country's main grains belt. The highway runs through Brazil's main grain producing state of Mato Grosso.
SAO PAULO, Nov 26- Airbus aims to have more airliners operating in Latin America than its U.S. rival Boeing for the first time next year, the European company's top executive in the region said on Tuesday. Airbus expects its fleet will make up 52 percent of the two companies' total aircraft in the region in 2014 after outselling Boeing in five of the last six years.
SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of contracts in a hotly contested auction as the country overhauls crowded terminals ahead of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
SAO PAULO, Nov 22- Brazil opened two of its busiest airports to private investors on Friday, awarding $9 billion worth of concessions in Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in a push to overhaul the country's crowded terminals.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21- A Brazilian judge on Thursday accepted a request for bankruptcy protection from former billionaire Eike Batista's oil company, OGX, but denied the same protection for two small foreign subsidiaries in a potential setback for the company.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters)- A Brazilian judge on Thursday denied bankruptcy protection for the foreign subsidiaries of OGX in a decision that may complicate the recovery of the oil company, which is controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista.
An expert on high-impact entrepreneurship, Endeavor's Linda Rottenberg, explains why economic adversity sparks innovation and small business creation.
BRASILIA, Nov 20- Failure by the United States to pay Brazil compensation for cotton subsidies could worsen relations between the two trade partners, an influential Brazilian business group said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Nov 19- Vale SA and Petróleo Brasileiro SA, two of Brazil's three largest companies, are considering selling bonds in international debt markets before the end of this year or in early 2014, a source with direct knowledge of the companies' plans said on Tuesday.
Caterpillar infestations in Brazil's grain belt prompted the agriculture ministry to declare a state of emergency in two producer states.
SAO PAULO, Nov 18- Infestations of the Helicoverpa caterpillar in Brazil's grain belt prompted the agriculture ministry on Monday to declare a state of emergency in the leading soy state of Mato Grosso, highlighting the potential risk to large parts of the crop.
Shweta Singh, economist at Lombard Street Research, expects Mexican growth to recover in 2014 and says that while Brazil has surged since September, underlying growth drivers are 'absent'.
NEW YORK, Nov 14- Americas Trading System Brasil plans to open as a stock exchange in Brazil next November with partner firms to be announced within weeks, the CEO of the upstart said on Thursday.