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BrazilA s federal police have opened an investigation into former billionaire Eike Batista for financial crimes, including insider trading, manipulation of markets and money laundering, Brazilian media reported on Friday.
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Leading military and industry experts to meet in Rio de Janeiro in August at MilSatCom Latin America Conference ________________________________________ While the rest of the world is facing cuts in military spending, in South America there was a growth of 3.8% in the last few years.
The U.S. premiere of renowned French playwright Mohamed Kacimi's acclaimed play Holy Land will be presented at HERE in NYC this spring, running from today, April 18-May 10. What if bombs & gunfire was the daily soundtrack to your life? Welcome, to Holy Land...a raw and evocative tale of two families in a war ravaged city, trying to find humor when ... (more)
The washing of feet was a radical act in Jesus' time. It is no less radical in the modern era, with Pope Francis' decision to break with the long-standing papal tradition of washing only priests' feet, to include women and non-Christians in the symbolic ceremony.
In a Dec. 9, 2013, file photo Chelsea Clinton speaks in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year.
AP10ThingsToSee - A girl practices shooting a pistol at a computerized firing range at the Meari Shooting Gallery in Pyongyang on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
She was born July 4, 1923, to William N. and Gladys V. Neff in Abingdon, Va. She married Robert Paterson on Sept.
Global carmakers will face rising demand this year as sales in China and the U.S. expand and Europe starts to grow again, Nissan Motor Co.
North Carolina elected officials have joined with far-right groups such as the John Birch Society to promote a conspiracy theory about the United Nation's environmental sustainability plan for the 21st century.
Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Today I pay tribute to my mentors. You know, those rare people in life who take the time to help you, quite often redefining the path ahead.
The 26-year-old is renting his studio apartment in Brazil's biggest slum for the month-long duration of the soccer World Cup that ends July 13. He's expecting to collect 4,000 reais from guests willing to sample life in Rio de Janeiro, where federal troops are joining police to combat attacks by drug gangs.
BHP Billiton is lifting its iron ore production this year to capture more of the Chinese market for the steelmaking ingredient, amid strong competition from rivals in Australia and Brazil.
GALLIANO -- Galliano shipbuilder and oilfield service provider Edison Chouest will invest more than $400 million in deepwater port facilities in Brazil.
Being in Rio with a desire to move around the city and take in as much of the scenery as possible, one quickly notices that taxis can get expensive, and other public transportation can seem limited and time consuming.