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Cal-Maine says Max Bowman will become CFO, replacing Dawson

Jun 5, 2018<br>8:13 AM<p>Cal-Maine Foods Inc.’s Chief Financial Officer Timothy Dawson has announced his retirement, scheduled for October 5, 2018. He joined the company in 2005. The egg producer has named Max Bowman vice president of finance, effective June 25, and he will become CFO after Dawson steps …

Insight: Brazil spies on protesters, hoping to protect World Cup | Reuters

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian security forces are using undercover agents, intercepting e-mails, and rigorously monitoring social media to try to ensure that violent anti-government protesters do not ruin soccer’s World Cup this year, officials told Reuters.<p>A man wearing a mask holds a banner …

Latest Economic Data On Brazil Points To Slower Growth

Oh, poor Brazil. President Dilma Rouseff has turned this economy into the Rodney Dangerfield of the BRICs.<p>Tuesday industrial production (IP) data showed a manufacturing sector confused over inflation and expecting weaker growth. December IP fell 3.5% month over month, on a seasonally adjusted …

World Cup 2014: No country has ever been so far behind in preparations as Brazil, says Sepp Blatter

Brazil president Dilma Rousseff defends her country after Fifa president Sepp Blatter criticises its World Cup preparations despite it being the only host nation which has had seven years to prepare<p>The president of Brazil was on Monday night forced into an impassioned defence of her country’s …

Brazil’s businesses face year of distractions | Financial Times

Just before the new year, a mock calendar for 2014 went viral in Brazil.<p>Typically, business is quiet in Latin America’s biggest economy during the …

Brazil

The hotels Brazil needs for the World Cup never got built

Some of the hotels Brazil expects to need for this year’s World Cup soccer tournament never got built. Others sit rotting.<p>Some of the hotels Brazil expects to need for this year’s World Cup soccer tournament never got built. Others sit rotting.<p>The Gavea Tourist is an empty shell of a hotel, a …

Challenging year forces Brazil to rethink growth strategies | Financial Times

Plastered across shop windows along São Paulo’s main Paulista Avenue this week is one word: ‘liquidação’ (sale). Stores in Brazil’s biggest city are …

Brazil

Brazil suffers record trade deficit | Financial Times

Brazil in January reported its biggest monthly trade deficit in history as the depreciation of the nation’s currency has yet to translate into a …

Economy

Rio's favela dwellers fight to stave off evictions in runup to Brazil World Cup

A steep climb leads to the top of the Santa Marta favela in Rio de Janeiro, where the statue of Christ the Redeemer is visible to the right and the ocean can be seen over the roofs of hundreds of homes below. The residents of the cluster of houses on the summit, O Pico, surely have one of the best …

Bets are off

TEARS, cheers and maracas will be heard when, six months today, Brazil’s football World Cup finishes in Rio de Janeiro’s Maracanã stadium. Joy (or …

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2014 World Cup: Construction worker dies while working on stadium where England will take on Italy

A construction worker has died in an accident while working outside the World Cup stadium where England will play their first group game.<p>Local …

More than a game

AMERICAN interest in football is on the rise: they're watching it on television and showing up for more games. Roughly 13m of them play football, …

Quietly in the dark

PAULISTANOS take pride in their metro system. To be sure, it can get sardine-crowded in rush hour. But the trains tend to be spacious, …

Fifa threat to Brazil's World Cup host city of Curitiba

<b>Fifa has warned Brazil's World Cup 2014 host city of Curitiba that it could be excluded unless work speeds up.</b><p>Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke said that work at the Arena da Baixada stadium was seriously behind schedule.<p>A decision on whether Curitiba, in southern Brazil, will remain as a host …

What's Less Popular in Brazil: World Cup or President?

You know there's a problem when Dilma Rousseff, the president of perhaps the most soccer-crazed nation on Earth, has to resort to a public-relations …

Fury and frustration in Brazil as fares rise and transport projects flounder

massive hike in bus prices threatens to til the country back into instability<p>At 5am every day, Paula Elaine Cardoso begins her long commute from the poor periphery of Rio de Janeiro to her care worker's job in the upmarket resort of Copacabana.<p>After a walk to the bus stop, she has to wait about 40 …

Rio: Brazil's silicon beach

Anyone doubting Rio de Janeiro's techward shift need only look at the famous pavement mosaics that mark the promenade along Copacabana beach. The black and white patterns have traditionally resembled the waves across which early settlers and modern tourists travelled. Last year, however, that …

Brazil’s external liabilities: should we be worried? | Financial Times

As investors scramble to make sense of the sell-off in emerging markets in the past few days, they will be keen to spot any signs of external …