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3 hrs ago | News Max
Brazil's formerly high-flying economy, once the darling of emerging markets, has fallen into recession, according to government data released Friday, as a legion of newly minted middle class citizens tightened their belts and halted a credit-driven spending spree.
7 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine
The third-choice Flamengo jersey worn by the famous Brazilian soccer team's players this season bears a design inspired by the Acalypha wilkesiana plant, affectionately nicknamed the 'Flamengueira' by Flamengo and their kit sponsors Adidas.
10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Heavy machinery operates at a construction site near the Port of Rio de Janeiro in this aerial photo taken on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.
14 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging
The Conversation is an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public... Brazil's Atlantic forest - Mata AtlA ntica - is one of the world's great biodiversity hotspots, rivalling even the Amazon.
Yarden Gerbi celebrates her victory over Abe Kana from Japan in the semifinal of the World Judo Championships in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, August 29, 2013.
Shakira carries her son Milan after she performed during the closing ceremony prior to the World Cup final soccer match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on July 13, 2014.
Brazilian police conducting an operation against a gang suspected of destroying large tracts of the Amazon rainforest have arrested eight people.
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The organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics are recruiting 70,000 volunteers for the games that begin in less than two years.
RIO DE JANEIRO: The run for Brazil's presidency has seen a significant shift in the past two weeks, with newly-named candidate Marina Silva ranked second, said a poll released Tuesday.
The Australian Rugby Union will dangle a sizeable carrot to lure the country's top players to sevens in the lead up to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
LONG BEACH >> The Aquarium of the Pacific introduced two new Magellanic Penguins to the public Wednesday as they waddled into the water for their first dive with the elders.
The battle for Brazil's telecoms market is set to intensify after one of the country's largest phone companies signalled it may buy a stake in Telecom Italia 's local mobile business.
WOOD Group Kenny has won two contracts with Brazilian energy company Petrobras worth a total of $2 million .
The popularity of The Simpsons , which is in the midst of a record-busting FXX marathon, is assured.
On Friday , hundreds of Rio's citizens participated in the second annual Marcha InterNacional contra o Genocidio do Povo Negro in Manguinhos.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 04:57 pm
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