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3 hrs ago | Newsday
Brazilian police have clashed with residents of a Rio de Janeiro shantytown that was hit by deadly protests on Tuesday.
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4 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Several hundred people have taken to the main thoroughfare of the much-transited neighborhood in Thursday's protest.
4 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star
But Marketing Director Thierry Weil says soccer's governing body is still confident that Brazil will stage "the biggest party on Earth."
7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com
Anna Maria Maiolino is one of the most significant artists working in Brazil today.
11 hrs ago | OpEdNews
"The Face of Evil," flashed the eye catching headline in Brazil's major daily on a morning late this March, and the accompanying photo of Army Lieutenant-Colonel Paulo Malhaes, retired, could not have portrayed a more convincing ogre had it been provided by central casting.
15 hrs ago | Paddock Talk
Two M1 Racing drivers head to Barber Motorsports Park this weekend with two different frames of mind but a common goal - podium finishes in Rounds 3 and 4 of the Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires.
19 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency
WAM DUBAI, 24th April, 2014 -- To create greater awareness of the business opportunities that exist in U.A.E. and the region, the Jebel Ali Free Zone is poised to conduct a road-show in Brazil from next week.
For her fifth exhibition with the gallery, Lehmann Maupin presents a solo exhibition of new works by one of Brazil's leading artists, Adriana Varejao, opening April 24, 2014.
Fear and confusion swept the streets of Copacabana on Wednesday after residents of a nearby slum, protesting the death of a local man, swarmed the streets of one of the Brazilian city's most famous beach neighborhoods.
A woman walks down a street in a housing complex at the Rocinha slum in Rio de Janeiro March 13, 2014.
We can all agree that after months of polar vortexes and a Winter that refused to quit, the idea of hitting the beach sounds pretty terrific, right? Well, we're almost there.
An unidentified object washed ashore in Australia today, and investigators are trying to determine whether it is related to missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Adidas is withdrawing a series of risquA© Brazilian-themed T-shirts ahead of this summer's Fifa World Cup, after complaints that they encourage sex tourism.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 23 -- One person was shot and killed as violent protests erupted Tuesday in Rio's famed Copacabana beach district following the death of a dancer allegedly at the hands of police, less than two months before the World Cup.
Property prices in Rio have increased in leaps and bounds over the last five years, but figures in 2014 seem to be leveling off, and while Rio remains one of the most expensive cities in the world to buy or rent property, prices have stabilized to an extent.
The new governor of Rio de Janeiro is Luiz Fernando de Souza, better known as PezA o , has prioritized security, health care and transport at the beginning of his tenure, after replacing SA©rgio Cabral.