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Bus tries to cross the Professor Eurico Rabelo street in front the Maracana stadium after heavy rains flooded the area on Dec. 11, 2013 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In this June 1, 2012 file photo, vehicles drive on a highway in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Heavy rains late last night and early this morning paralyzed much of Rio de Janeiro, a tropical metropolis scrambling to improve infrastructure to prepare to host the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics.
About two million real Christmas trees will be sold in B.C. over the next two weeks.
A car accident that killed Brazil's former president, Juscelino Kubitschek, was rigged by the country's military dictatorship, says a new investigation.
After 12 hours of heavy rains the city of rio de janeiro went on alert level 3 by the Operations Centre Hall.
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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was one of three heads of states who paid homage to the late South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Nelson Mandela, with speeches at a memorial held at Soccer City stadium yesterday, December 10th, in Johannesburg, South Africa.
A recent report came to light last week stating that of the estimated 1,001 favela communities in Rio, nearly half are being controlled by illegal militia gangs - organized crime rings typically composed of current or ex-police.
When it comes to modeling lingerie, Gisele Bndchen can clearly do no wrong, and her latest images for her new Gisele Intimates campaign further prove that point.
Pope Francis is about to hug a young girl during his general audience in St Peter's square at the Vatican on December 4, 2013.
Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff said the country is becoming increasingly prosperous during a meeting at the Bill Clinton Global Initiative by citing the country's improved unemployment statistics, production capacity, availability of natural resources and ability to attract foreign investment to the economy.
The 74-year-old acting legend displayed his aging physique in orange swim trunks as he strolled down the sand with his wife Daphna Kastner and their son Roman.
Rafael Braga Vieira, a homeless man from Rio de Janeiro, was sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a bottle of "Pinho Sol" disinfectant and bleach while a demonstration was taking place on June 20, 2013.
An investigative commission in Brazil says it has found evidence that the ex-president Juscelino Kubitschek was murdered by the 1970s military regime.