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2 hrs ago | WHDH
The Rio de Janeiro-raised musician - the daughter of renowned singer and guitarist Joao Gilberto and singer and composer MiAocha, - describes her music simply as the "Bebel Sound," an eclectic mix of Brazilian rhythms, soul and electronic music.
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4 hrs ago | Reuters
Brazil's central bank moved to increase the amount of capital available for commercial loans by at least 25 billion reais on Wednesday, part of efforts to boost a stagnant economy, the bank said.
4 hrs ago | Newsday
Some accused it of being predictable and even boring - a presidential election in which the incumbent was all but guaranteed of being re-elected without, perhaps, even the need for a second round of voting.
5 hrs ago | Agrimoney.com
The boost to Brazilian broiler meat exports from Moscow's sanctions on rival origins will drive volumes above 4.0m tonnes next year, cementing the country's status as the world's top shipper.
Scientists from four Brazilian institutions announced Tuesday the discovery of a new species of non-venomous snake that inhabits the savannas in the central part of the country.
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 20 - A 70-year-old fugitive doctor wanted for sexually abusing dozens of patients in Brazil has been arrested, Brazilian police said.
The documents included letters with what appeared to be letterheads of state-owned bank Caixa Economica Federal and the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
VATICAN CITY Addressing journalists on his return from his intense five-day visit to South Korea late Monday , Pope Francis bantered with reporters and lightheartedly said he may only have "two or three" years left to live.
Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse on Tuesday confirmed that it had created investment vehicles for scandal-mired Banco Espirito Santo before it was bailed out by the Portuguese government.
Cream and sugar may not be the only additives in your morning cup of coffee. Tough growing conditions and rising demand are leading some coffee producers to mix in wheat, soybean, brown sugar, rye, barley, acai seeds, corn, twigs and even dirt.
Novelis has announced that it will increase the annual capacity of its recycling complex at Pindamonhangaba, Brazil, from 200,000 to 390,000 metric tons when fully commissioned later this year.
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Series 8 - which features cameos from Frank Skinner and Keeley Hawes will kick off with an episode titled Deep Breath, and end with a double bill The full titles of all the new episodes of Doctor Who have been revealed - including details of a double bill finale, called 'Death In Heaven'.
In a career that spans more than half a century, SA©rgio Mendes is an old hand at creating a unique sonic blend that electrifies a mass global audience.
More than 160,000 mourners turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos on Sunday after the popular socialist politician's death in a plane crash last week.
He will arrive at the Camp Douglas to Barcelona nearing completion. The Brazilian could stay at Sao Paulo for another season and join Barca in 2015 summer.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Jacob Zuma join their hands at a group photo session during the 6th BRICS summit in Fortaleza July 15, 2014.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 09:55 am
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