Brazil's Regional Development
Ministry has received 1 billion reais ($266.30 million) to
resume the housing subsidies program Minha Casa Minha Vida,
presidential spokesman Otávio do Rêgo Barros said on Monday.
Recently announced plans to
foster competition in the Brazilian natural gas market may
trigger a wave of privatizations among state-controlled
distribution companies, luring international and domestic
bidders, experts on the sector say.
Two women who say they are
victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey
Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while
he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage