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A plan by BNDES, Brazil's state development bank, and a pool of commercial banks to lend an additional 6.5 billion reais in emergency credit should help electricity distributors cope with higher power costs amid a drought, the president of industry watchdog Aneel said on Tuesday.
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The International Press Institute today urged Brazil to implement safety measures for journalists amid reports that at least 36 were attacked between June 12 and July 13 while covering protests against the World Cup.
Pro-Russian rebels released bodies gathered from the crash site of the Malaysian jet that was shot down over eastern Ukraine last week as U.S. and European leaders pressed their message that President Vladimir Putin risks isolating himself on the world stage.
ASU grad, Undie Run co-founder dies on Brazil trip Brazilian police found his body Friday morning in Rio de Janeiro's Tijuca forest, according to the Daily Mail.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff until recently appeared to be cruising towards re-election in October but she now finds herself in a tight race as an already sluggish economy takes a turn for the worse.
Roman was Russian or maybe Ukrainian. The folks of his town went from one to the other with each shift of the restless border.
Happy 34th birthday, Gisele! Bundchen, a native of Brazil, makes a heart sign before the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina on July 13 in Rio de Janeiro.
BYD Company Ltd. 's Wang Chuanfu made history this week signing a contract to be the first Chinese manufacturer to open a battery factory in Brazil.
Brazil's third-largest air carrier could be flying into Fort Lauderdale before the end of the year.
Argentine playmaker Dario Conca has been on target as Fluminense overcame Santos 1-0 to move to third in Brazil's Serie A standings.
Four police officers have been suspended after being caught on video as they beat journalists during an anti-World Cup protest, the Rio de Janeiro police department said Wednesday.
The 31-year-old left-back was attacked Sunday as he left the Beira-Rio stadium in the southern city of Porto Alegre, Xinhua quoted Radio Gaucho as saying.
Doha: 'Pearls' exhibition, organised by Qatar Museums , opened at Museu de Arte Brasileira in Sao Paulo, Brazil, yesterday.
Brazilian engineer Norberto Odebrecht, who founded of one of Latin America's largest engineering companies, has died at the age of 93. It also formed a consortium which built four of the 12 stadiums that hosted games for the 2012 World Cup in Brazil.
One of the last uncontacted tribes emerged from the Amazon jungle last month and promptly caught a disease which could wipe out their entire population - the flu.
Eighteen of 23 activists accused of violent acts in Rio de Janeiro during protests held in August of last year and/or possessing explosives while plotting violence during the World Cup, remain classified as fugitives while lawyers for several activists currently jailed argue for the release of their clients.
Favelas are located most often on the periphery of large cities. Some of the best-known favelas are those that cling to steep hillsides in Rio de Janeiro.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 06:27 am
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