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2 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Nivea dos Santos got her first job as a live-in maid at age 12, dusting, vacuuming, ironing and polishing the silver of a wealthy Rio de Janeiro family from dawn until she'd fall, exhausted, into bed.
2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
A worker severely burned in an accident at a Petrobras refinery in the Brazilian city of Manaus died of his injuries on Wednesday, union officials representing workers at the company said.
7 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Brazilian Socialist Party presidential candidate Marina Silva speaks to the press after attending a Mass in honor of late presidential candidate Eduardo Campos at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.
11 hrs ago | Newsday
15 hrs ago | Brush News-Tribune
The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician - the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer Miucha, - describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an eclectic mix of Brazilian rhythms, soul and electronic music.
16 hrs ago | Firstshowing.net
One of the formative films in my early years exploring cinema was City of God , about the impoverished and corrupt reality of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
18 hrs ago | News24
Scientists from four Brazilian institutions announced Tuesday the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and German President Joachim Gauck pose with the Germany's coach Joachim Loew and his players after Germany beat Argentina in the 2014 World Cup final at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014.
Officially launched on August 7th, a new giant graffiti mural in Rio de Janeiro created by well known urban artist and activist, Panmela Castro, celebrates women's rights and the eighth anniversary of the Maria da Penha Law, a Brazilian law that punishes those who commit violent crimes and domestic abuse against women.
A Petrobras offshore platform in the pre-salt layer of Tupi field in Santos Bay off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
VATICAN CITY Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late Monday , Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may only have "two or three" years left to live.
Eike Batista's iron ore miner MMX Mineracao e Metalicos SA said on Tuesday it is not considering filing for bankruptcy, denying a local media report published late on Monday.
In a career that spans more than half a century, SA©rgio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience.
A report claimed moving the release date of "Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice" would also mean an early release for "Justice League" with it probably coming to theatres in August.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:19 pm
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