Paul O'Neill heals rift with Brazil on economy

US - Paul O'Neill and the Brazil government apparently saw eye to eye on Monday, with the US treasury secretary saying US support for Brazil had been consistent and his meetings with Brazilian policymakers "very cordial".

Mr O'Neill, whose comments a week ago suggesting aid to Latin America could end up in Swiss bank accounts infuriated Brazilian politicians, did not address repeated questions from reporters about his remarks, but said: "We have said continuously we are very much in favour of