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1 hr ago | Forbes.com
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gives the presidential ribbon to his successor Dilma Rousseff in 2010.
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4 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis
At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation of inmate abuse in the nation's largest jail system.
6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
Foreign tourists and businesspeople do not need to be worried about violent crime when they come to Brazil, experts say - despite what the gruesome death of an Ontario man in Sao Paulo on Saturday night might suggest.
7 hrs ago | Suria
A joint Chinese-Brazilian environmental monitoring satellite launched Monday from northern China failed to enter orbit, state media and experts said, in a rare setback for the country's ambitious space programme.
8 hrs ago | Progressive Farmer
Brazilian soybean planting advanced five percentage points over the past week to reach 94% complete as of Friday, AgRural, a local farm consultancy said.
12 hrs ago | The Daily Star
Brazilian fire brigade rescuers look for victims following landslides caused by heavy rains hitting the area, at a poor neighbourhood in Petropolis, 68 km north of Rio de Janeiro, on March 18, 2013.
12 hrs ago | Canada.com
The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train rolled into the Anderson LRT station Saturday night, as part of a special concert to raise awareness for local food bank programs.
12 hrs ago | Lucianne.com
A tiny figure in minuscule white shorts and a pink strapless top leans against a metal fence outside a school in Fortaleza, the capital of CearA state, north-east Brazil.
13 hrs ago | Reuters
This year has been difficult for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, but it hasn't been much easier for her opposition.
17 hrs ago | Reuters
British banks now have to ring-fence their retail banking units from riskier investment banking under new rules designed to give more protection to depositors and taxpayers should any more bailouts be needed.
A total of 130 couples said "I do" in a mass wedding at Rio de Janeiro's Superior Court of Justice, marking the city's first gay civil marriages.
Brazil's state-run Petroleo Brasileiro SA could raise fuel prices next year using its new pricing formula, Chief Executive Maria das Gracas Foster told a local newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.
Leamington businessman Dean Tiessen, President of New Energy Farms Group, is pictured in this Facebook photo.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's trade mission to Brazil and El Salvador , which wraps up early this week, was criticized shortly before it began by some Hispanic elected officials and business leaders who say they should have been more involved in pulling it together.
Brazil's government, which has privatized five major airports in the past two years, has ruled out granting any more new concessions of this type for the time being, the civil aviation chief said Friday.
One of the sweetest sights for Philippe Cndido is a street filled with children, anxiously waiting for their presents and shouting "Feliz Natal!" on Christmas day.
He and his crew cram football-size hunks of top sirloin onto six-foot skewers and then set them over a log fire, and they feed hundreds of people at a time.