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The police are seeking the arrest of Mr. Batista, an oil and mining magnate, in connection with bribes paid to the former governor of Rio de Janeiro. 19 more words
Former richest man in Brazil throws £130k worth of gold coins into the sea in a bid to appease the 'Queen of the sea' and regain lost glory
Eike Batista was once Brazil’s richest man with a net worth of about £25billion and placed 7th on Forbes’ list of billionaires, but misfortune hit in 2013. 446 more words
Brazil’s once-richest man has resorted to throwing gold coins and champagne into the sea as offerings
Eike Batista, Brazil’s fallen energy and mining magnate, wants to make peace with the gods.
In traditional Brazilian custom, Batista last month released an offering to Iemanjá, goddess of the sea, off the Rio de Janeiro coast. 313 more words