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3 hrs ago | The Gleaner
In this photo provided by the Vatican newspaper 'L'Osservatore Romano' on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, Pope Francis speaks with Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff during a welcome ceremony at Guanabara Palace in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, July 22, 2013.
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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
SAfO PAULO-General Electric Co. plans to continue with its project to build a manufacturing operation at the AA u Superport being completed near Rio de Janeiro, according to Reinaldo Garcia, president and chief executive of General Electric Latin America.
Barcelona boasts the world's most successful bike share program, according to a report Thursday that lays out the secrets of getting more people out and about on two wheels.
A group of creditors that own about 95 percent of the debt, which matures in 2015, may waive the $11.6 million payment under certain conditions, said two of the sources, who declined to be identified because of the sensitivity of the issue.
FIFA says tickets for the final and the opening match of the 2014 World Cup will not be available to fans when a new sales phase opens after Friday's draw in Brazil.
Jaguar Land Rover will become the first British car maker to manufacture in Brazil after agreeing a deal to build a factory in the State of Rio de Janeiro.
The world's largest floating Christmas tree was lit in Rio de Janeiro. The Bradesco Seguros Christmas Tree is 85 meters tall and weighs 542 tons.
Two new Police Pacification Units were officially inaugurated by the Rio de Janeiro state government in the city's North Zone neighborhoods of Complexo do Lins and Morro Camarista MA©ier on Monday, December 2nd.
The special January/February 2014 double issue is the 60th anniversary issue and the supermodel has posed for an 18-page spread shot by photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott .
People walk over drawings depicting chalk outlines of bodies during a protest at Carioca square in downtown Rio de Janeiro, December 3, 2013.
Rio de Janeiro - Criminal gangs made up of corrupt ex-cops tripled their presence in Rio de Janeiro's shantytowns between 2005 and 2010, according to a study released in Brazil Wednesday.
A homeless man in Brazil has been sentenced to five years in jail for his role in riots in Rio de Janeiro earlier this year.
With its inauguration projected for April 2014, Hooters arrives in Rio de Janeiro.
The headquarters of OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the cash-strapped Brazilian oil company controlled by former billionaire Eike Batista, is pictured in downtown Rio de Janeiro SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO - OGX PetrA3leo e Gas ParticipaA A es SA and its creditors are close to a deal to transform some of OGX's $5.1 billion debt into stock, ... (more)