Brazil and the U.S. will work together on economic and energy issues as well as on resolving differences over U.S. surveillance programs, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said after meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff.
The success of a $20 billion plan to revive Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, may rely increasingly on its first appointed woman director following the firing last week of Chief Executive Officer Thomas Keller.
Brazilian low-fare airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA began flying to Miami so sales in U.S. dollars would help defray fuel costs priced in greenbacks. What it didn’t expect was a challenge from short-haul carrier Azul.
An investment adviser was sentenced to four years and three months in prison for defrauding Ball State University of more than $8 million, some of which prosecutors say he spent on cars and beachfront real estate.