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Soon enough, Brazil will be able to boast the largest aquarium in South America.
With undefeated Bulgarian standout Krasimir Mladenov forced to withdraw from next month's " World Series of Fighting 12: Palomino vs. Gonzalez" event, submission ace Kelvin Tiller has agreed to drop down to 195 pounds and meet Elvis Mutapcic in a catchweight affair.
The rally in arabica coffee prices took on fresh life, sending the September futures contact soaring 6%, as a report from INTL FCStone revived concerns over losses in this year's Brazilian crop - and cautioned over the 2015 harvest too.
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The Federative Republic of Brazil has tightened price indications on a new US dollar-denominated 2045 bond to be issued in conjunction with a buy-back of outstanding notes, according to one of the lead managers.
Brazilian newspaper Teletime reports that Brazil's antitrust regulator the Administrative Council for Economic Defense , has approved 'without restrictions' US telecoms operator AT&T's .5 billion takeover of Latin American pay-TV operator DirecTV, which has 18.1 million subscribers across the region.
Time to unleash the mozzies? Genetically modified mosquitoes will be raised on a commercial scale for the first time, in a bid to stem outbreaks of dengue fever in Brazil.
Despite working for seven years with indigenous tribes in Brazil that have had no contact with the outside world, the closest Carlos Travassos had ever been to any was earlier this month, when he and his team treated seven Indians for the flu.
Brazilian authorities are investigating two police officers in last month's killing of a 14-year-old boy in Rio de Janeiro, public safety officials said Tuesday.
Over the days of July 16th to 18th in Luanda, Angola, participants of the Mathematics Olympics from the CPLP were challenged with various math problems, concluding with Brazil taking home one gold medal and three silver medals.
Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup Max Mendoza was hiking when he apparently fell into a ravine in the Tijuca Forest.
Global stock markets fell for a third straight session on Monday, driven in substantial part by rising tensions after the downing of a civilian airplane over Ukraine.
Friends and family are raising money to bring the body of Max Mendoza, 25, back to Arizona after he was found dead in a ravine in Rio de Janeiro.
As the dust from the World Cup settles, Brazil and the one million tourists that visited the country finally have the time to look back on their experiences.
In this June 28, 2014, file photo, Colombia's James Rodriguez celebrates after he scored his side's second goal during the World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Did you have a chance to drop into the Botequim pop-up during the World Cup? Chef-owner Marco Moreira, a native of Brazil, turned the bottom floor of his space at the Hyatt in Union Square into a restaurant that channels his home country's botequims, casual neighborhood restaurants where people meet for drinks and snacks.
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.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 05:42 am
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