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1 hr ago |

Gremio confirm Scolari appointment

The 65-year-old makes a swift return to management after his time in charge of Brazil came to an end following their devastating World Cup exit earlier this summer Gremio have confirmed that Luiz Felipe Scolari will be their new coach, 18 years after his first stint in charge of the club.


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6 hrs ago | News Times

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

President Barack Obama speaks on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, as he announces new economic sanctions against key sectors of the Russian economy in the latest move to force Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his support for Ukrainian rebels.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, World News,

10 hrs ago |

EU agrees to sanctions on Russia

Russia's President Vladimir Putin arrives for an official group photo during the BRICS summit at the Itamaraty palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.


Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, World News, Ukraine, Europe, Germany

13 hrs ago | Blood Horse

Ashford's Shanghai Bobby to Shuttle to Brazil

The 4-year-old son of will stand at at Fazenda Mondesir near Bage and is being leased by a group of prominent Brazilian breeders which include Stud Eternamente Rio, Haras Regina, Stud Capitao, Haras Old Friends and Di Cellius, among others.


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15 hrs ago | KJRH

Spider-Man musical producers developing Rio...

Producers of SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK are developing two animated films, RIO and ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS: CHIPWRECKED, for the stage.


Related Topix: Theater, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, World News, Entertainment

16 hrs ago |

Positivity: Rio favela continues to reap fruits from World Youth Day

Jul 28, 2014 / 04:02 am .- After nearly two years of preparation, Father JosA© Almy Gomes, 40, almost wasn't ready for Pope Francis' World Youth Day pilgrimage to Rio de Janeiro.


Related Topix: World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

20 hrs ago | Restaurant News Resource

Sbarro Continues Growth In Brazil With New Restaurants In Sao Paulo,...

Sbarro announced that it will partner with B2Bold to open 80 eateries in Brazil over the next 10 years.


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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Brazilian star Ronaldinho leaves club Atletico Mineiro

The 34-year-old left on amicable terms after a meeting between his agent and brother Roberto de Assis and the club president Alexandre Kalil, Mineiro's press service told AFP.


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India, China admit to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen in Ladakh

India and China on Monday admitted to intrusion by Chinese herdsmen into Ladakh last week but both the sides sought to play it down saying the issue was resolved amicably through a flag meeting.


Related Topix: World News, India,

Brazil Day NYC 2014 will be on Labor Day Weekend

Despite Brazil's heartbreaking loss in the 2014 World Cup, there are still plenty of reasons to celebrate Brazil.


Related Topix: South America, Brazil, IN, World News, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel

KLRN-TV San Antonio

Pernambuco: Brazil's Other Carnival

Recife's carnival, along with celebrations in its colonial suburb Olinda and in the cities of Bezerros and Nazarene da Mata, features a flamboyant, joyous, boisterous week of elaborate parades, dances and costumes.


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Brazil's leader calls Gaza conflict 'a massacre'

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made the comment while speaking with local media outlets Monday from the presidential residence in Brasilia.


Related Topix: World News, Dilma Rousseff, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel

Bolivian president seeks votes in the bedroom

In this July 16, 2014, file photo, Bolivia's President Evo Morales poses for a photo during the BRICS Summit at the Itamaraty Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil.


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Santander stirs Brazil election storm with client note

Spain's Banco Santander SA finds itself in an unwanted spotlight in Brazil after its local subsidiary irked the government by circulating a client note saying that the re-election of President Dilma Rousseff would likely push asset prices lower.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Dilma Rousseff

Chicago Reader

12 O'Clock Track: 'Cadé o Anel,' driving regional dance music from Brazil

The massive size of Brazil, as well as the remoteness of certain of the nation's regions, has resulted in one of the richest, most diverse musical landscapes anywhere in the world.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Chicago, IL

America's Network

Equinix acquires remaining 47% stake in ALOG, furthers Brazil, Latin America presence

Equinix has completed the acquisition of the remaining stake it did not own in Brazil's ALOG Data Centers for $225 million, a move that reflects its growing presence in the Latin American market.


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Bellingham Herald

Suggests halt to Olympics spending

Even as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, was winding down, the destruction of large tracts in Rio de Janeiro was already well under way in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics.


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Daily Times

Cooperation with China brings new opportunity to Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO: Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent trip to Latin America, the second in 13 months, demonstrated the important role Latin America plays in China's overall diplomacy and brought new opportunity to the bilateral ties.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Xi Jinping, Dilma Rousseff

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Economy In Gutter, Brazil More Expensive Than Europe

Brazil's economy might be growing near zero, and it's currency isn't as strong as it was in the heyday of the U.S. housing bubble of 2008, but that hasn't stopped the country from becoming more expensive than the entire euro zone.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Fox Point

Alverno Presents Announces the Performance of Three Brazilian Superstars

Five years ago the Alverno Presents audience luxuriated in the serene and elegant sensuality of Grammy winner Luciana Souza as she unfurled her "ethereal, wordless vocal lines" and "haunting, technically mercurial scat lines" that make her one of the great jazz artists of our time.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Jazz, Luciana Souza, Alverno College, Indie, Brazil, Entertainment