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Protesters clash with police during Brazil's general strike - Tomaz Silva/ABr

The 35 Million-Strong General Strike that Stopped Brazil in Its Tracks

Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from ...

Brazil’s Jobless Rate is Close to 12%: 12 Million Are Unemployed

Brazil’s unemployment rate rose to 11.6% in the three months through July, the Brazilian ...

In One Year Brazil Crisis Adds 1.4 Million Job Losses

Job losses in Brazil accelerated in October to the fastest pace so far this ...

Brazil’s Finance Minister Dismisses News of Increasing Unemployment

Guido Mantega, Brazil’s Finance Minister, said that in Brazil “employment is still on the ...

Despite Progress Brazilian Workers Without Contract Are Still 12% of Total

In Brazil, the number of workers in the private sector shadow economy (sem carteira ...

Brazil Celebrating Low Unemployment and High Industrial Output

It was the lowest unemployment rate in Brazil for the month of March since ...

Unemployment Rises to 7.2% in Brazil But Picture Is Still Bright

Brazil’s employment figures for January have just been released and Brazilians once again seem ...

Number of Brazilians Unemployed Jumps to 9% or 2.1 Million People

Unemployment in Brazil remained steady at 9% with a growing tendency in March, having ...

Brazil’s Unemployment Rate Falls Slightly to 8.6%

Brazil's unemployment rate stood at 8.6% in March, as against the 8.7% rate recorded ...

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