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Brazil Raises Taxes by R$14.07 Billion

Brazil is on the move thanks to the new finance minister, Joaquim Levy. Drastic changes are being made that will remove many of the policies implemented by Guido Mantega. The goal of these changes is to bring Brazil’s budget back into balance and restore investors’ confidence.

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Re-elected President Rousseff Takes Bold Step

2014 was an important year for Brazil. It was election year where a lot was at stake in labor relations and the economy. Being the biggest economy of Latin America isn’t easy; it’s both a gift and a curse. Brazil is now a country that commands enormous amounts of influence and is looked at by developing countries to lead the path towards prosperity.

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