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Brazil probes $10 million embezzled from Red Cross

A man counts betting money while watching the round of 16 soccer match for the 2014 World Cup between Brazil and Chile, during a gathering in a home in the upper class neighborhood of Lago Sul in Brasilia, June 28, 2014 .


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Mon Jul 28, 2014


Santander stirs Brazil election storm with client note

Spain's Banco Santander SA finds itself in an unwanted spotlight in Brazil after its local subsidiary irked the government by circulating a client note saying that the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff would likely push asset prices lower.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff

Madison Magazine

Editora s Pick: The Friendship Bracelet, Elevated

Fresh off of the World Cup festivities, these bracelets by Hipanema seem especially appropriate.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Retailing Today

Budweiser launches web series ahead of Made in America fest

In the lead-up to the 2014 Budweiser Made in America Festival, the beer company has launched a web series to find an act to add to the festival's lineup in Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Beer, Drink, World News, Brazil

Austin American Statesman

Rog brings Brazilian flavor to Flamingo Cantina

Sixth Street was unusually quiet at 11 p.m. on Saturday night. Traffic heading Downtown was light.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Austin, TX

Cybercast News Service

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

Sailors are gathering for the first test event of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, concerned about water pollution in Guanabara Bay that some liken to a sewer.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

America's Network

Equinix acquires remaining 47% stake in ALOG, furthers Brazil, Latin America presence

Equinix has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake it did not own in Brazil's ALOG Data Centers for $225 million, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American market.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil

CBS News

CTM Playlist: July 28, 2014

Beyonce performs on stage during a concert in the Rock in Rio Festival on Sept. 13, 2013, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Related Topix: Playlist, Entertainment, Television, Brazil, World News

DFW Catholic

Rio favela continues to reap fruits from World Youth Day

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father Jos Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Travel, Brazil Travel, Uruguay Travel, South America Travel, Brazil, Uruguay Travel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Travel, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Economy In Gutter, Brazil More Expensive Than Europe

Brazil's economy might be growing near zero, and it's currency isn't as strong as it was in the heyday of the U.S. housing bubble of 2008, but that hasn't stopped the country from becoming more expensive than the entire euro zone.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Daily Times

Cooperation with China brings new opportunity to Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO: Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent trip to Latin America, the second in 13 months, demonstrated the important role Latin America plays in China's overall diplomacy and brought new opportunity to the bilateral ties.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, World News, Xi Jinping, Dilma Rousseff

Bellingham Herald

Suggests halt to Olympics spending

Even as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was winding down, the destruction of large tracts in Rio de Janeiro was already well under way in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.


Related Topix: World News, Russia, South America, Brazil

Sat Jul 26, 2014

UK Deputy Prime Minister wants Russia stripped of World Cup

In this file photo taken on Sunday, July 13, 2014, FIFA President Sepp Blatter, left, and Russian President Vladimir Putin hold a soccer ball during the official ceremony of handover to Russia as the 2018 World Cup hosts, after the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Brazil, World News

All About Jazz

EVENT: Ed Motta 2014 Us Tour! Plus Katia Moraes, Daniel Carneiro and DJ Potira

At The King King in Hollywood on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 p.m. "Ed Motta pushes all the right retro buttons.


Related Topix: Ed Motta, Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), South America, World News, Brazil, Samba

Mail on Sunday

Thousands of Argentine football fans stay on in Brazil after World...

Silence falls on Gaza for first time in 19 days as 12-hour ceasefire begins and Palestinians return to see what's left of their homes Outrage at ESPN host Stephen Smith after he suggested women should try not to 'provoke' men into beating them following Ray Rice scandal Brothers who forced five friends to have sex with each other before shooting ... (more)


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Israel, Middle East, Wedding

DFW Catholic

Pope Francis to meet with evangelical pastor

Vatican City, Jul 26, 2014 / 06:02 am .- Pope Francis' upcoming encounter with the evangelical Christian pastor Giovanni Traettino continues the path of dialogue he has walked with evangelical denominations since his time in Buenos Aires.


Related Topix: Evangelicals, Roman Catholic Church, Religion, South America, World News, Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI

Durham community rallies around athlete with Paralympic dream

Anthony Lue, a former Whitby resident and victim of a workplace accident in Pickering five years ago, has his sights set on representing Canada in handcycling at the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Paralympics.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Malaysian National News Agency

Brazilian Red Cross Embezzles Over US$11 Million From Donations

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 26 -- An audit has revealed Brazil's Red Cross embezzled more than US$11 million from donated funds from 2010 to 2012, Xinhua news agency reports quoting local media.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Natural Disasters, Thailand

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Interview with pianist Arnaldo Cohen

In the coming months, we will be featuring interviews with musicians of various backgrounds.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, San Mateo County, CA, Atherton, CA

Pope could visit Philadelphia in 2015, Catholic News Service reports

A crowd of faithful cheer as Pope Francis rides in his popemobile in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, World News, Brazil, Pope Benedict XVI