Silva to beat Rousseff in runoff : August 27, 2014,
BRASILIA Environmentalist Marina Silva has surged to a strong second place in Brazil's presidential election and is set to defeat President Dilma Rousseff if the race goes as expected to a runoff, a new poll showed on Wednesday.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
The Daily Star
Four inmates killed - two beheaded - in Brazil jail riot
People reenact a killing during a march through the Manguinhos favela to protest against police killings of blacks on August 22, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
The right order
Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa have thrown down the gauntlet at the feet of the West.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death
Brazil's Socialist party named popular environmentalist Marina Silva as presidential candidate, with Socialist lawmaker Beto Albuquerque the new vice presidential candidate.
The Green Activist Who Might Become Brazil's Next President
Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva attends a Mass for late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 19, 2014.
UPDATE 2-Brazil central bank eases credit as economy stagnates
Brazil's central bank moved to increase the amount of capital available for commercial loans by at least 25 billion reais on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost a stagnant economy, the bank said.
Russia boost to send Brazil chicken exports flying
The boost to Brazilian broiler meat exports from Moscow's sanctions on rival origins will drive volumes above 4.0m tonnes next year, cementing the country's status as the world's top shipper.
New species of non-venomous snake discovered in Brazil
Brasilia, Aug 20 Scientists from four Brazilian institutions have announced the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Buenos Aires Herald
Silva surges in Brazil poll, runoff certain
Marina Silva's entry into Brazil's presidential race will almost certainly force the October election into a second-round runoff and the environmentalist could even unseat President Dilma Rousseff, according to a poll released yesterday.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
The Washington Post
In death, Brazilian candidatea s popularity soars
The line to see Eduardo Campos's coffin was almost two miles long. Tens of thousands of people coiled around the square in front of the ornate state government palace from which he ran Pernambuco state in Brazil's northeast region for eight years, before resigning in April to run for president.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Brazil party replaces candidate who died in crash
In this Aug. 6, 2014 photo, Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos, left, and his running mate Marina Silva, pose for a photo with the National Confederation of Agriculture President Joao Martins da Silva Junior, in Brasilia, Brazil.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
New wave of contact with isolated tribe
In a remote frontier post in the Brazilian Amazon, a group of 24 isolated tribespeople made contact sometime in August with representatives from Brazil's Indian affairs department -the second group to do so in less than 8 weeks.
Black box mystery of Brazil plane
The black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos did not record his flight, Brazilian Air Force says.
Deadly Plane Crash Turns Green Evangelical Into Brazil Kingmaker
She's an environmental activist and an evangelical abortion opponent. She's been called pro-market and a socialist.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
The Morning Call
Father, son bond over music; reunite for jazz concert
Virtuoso violinist and Brazilian music pioneer and expert Ted Falcon has had several music mentors in his life, but none has a more special place in his heart than his father, Allentown guitarist Marvin Falcon.
Globe and Mail
At midday: TSX climbs as Putin remarks calm Ukraine fears
In this Wednesday, July 16, 2014 file photo, Russia's President Vladimir Putin he arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
More banks join syndicate credit facility to Brazil power sector
Another five commercial lenders agreed to join a syndicate of banks that will extend an additional 6.58 billion reais in emergency credit to Brazilian electricity distributors as drought causes power rates to soar, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.
Brazil candidate's death makes runoff more likely, pressures Rousseff
The death of presidential candidate Eduardo Campos makes it even more likely Brazil's October election goes to a second round and could put President Dilma Rousseff under more pressure as she seeks a second term.
WLUK-TV Green Bay
Spiritual gathering draws thousands of faithful to Oshkosh
"You get to know a lot of people, and it's like you can live again with like more faith," Lucca Amorim of Brasilia, Brazil.
News9 Oklahoma City
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
A 9-year-old fatally stabbed at a playground near his western Michigan home was remembered during a memorial service Wednesday as a big-hearted and fun-loving boy who was taken much too soon.