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9 hrs ago | Confectionery News

Back to the future: Brazilian federal bill re-discovers sustainable cabruca cocoa bean production

The cabruca system of planting cocoa trees under the canopy of the native forest has been in use for more than two centuries in the southern regions of Bahia, Brazil's largest cocoa-producing state that accounts for around 60% of the country's production.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News, Life, Food, Chocolate

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Arizona hosts the 1st Annual National Samba Queen contest in Phoenix

Samba is a Brazilian dance and musical genre originating in Bahia, Brazil, and with its roots Africa via the West African slave trade and African religious traditions, particularly Angola and the Congo.


Related Topix: Phoenix, AZ, World News, Brazil,

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Free Republic

Gangs, guns and Judas Priest: the secret history of a US-inflicted border crisis

Visiting El Salvador over the past year, it was hard not to think the country's number-one job is standing around outside with a gun.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Heavy-Metal, Judas Priest, World News, Brazil, Central America, El Salvador

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

POBLETE: Terrorist threats in the Americas

Army Lt. Gen. Joseph Votel, the nominee to lead the U.S. Special Operations Command, recently said the United States must maintain "situational awareness, resolution and reach" in countering terrorism.


Related Topix: Terrorism, World News, Brazil

Modern Tire Dealer

Vipal hosts international retreaders in Brazil

Vipal Rubber Corp. announced that it recently hosted retreading companies, including White's Tire Service Inc. , Wilson, N.C., from eight countries in Latin America, North America and Europe, to see its factory in Feira de Santana in Bahia, Brazil.


Related Topix: Wilson, NC, World News, Brazil

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Brazilian Construction Mogul Norberto Odebrecht Dies, Age 93

Norberto Odebrecht, an engineer who founded one of Brazil's largest construction companies, died in Salvador, the capital of Bahia state, Odebrecht Group representatives told the press Sunday.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Fri Jul 18, 2014


We Can't Stop Staring At These Hyperrealistic Depictions Of Innards And Guts

We're not sure exactly what it is that we're looking at here, but we can't look away.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Boulder Weekly

Hug the children, bill their countries

As you may have guessed, they come at this growing immigration crisis from somewhat differing positions.


Related Topix: Prison, World News, Brazil, Central America, El Salvador, Family, Kids

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Read On

It was our second evening in Salvador, Bahia, on the coast of Brazil. My husband and I came to Brazil to soak up the music, dance and beaches of Rio de Janeiro and Salvador, but the country also has a rich culinary heritage with dishes influenced by Portuguese, African and indigenous cooking.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil, Life, Food, Bar-B-Q, Meat, Chicken, Seafood

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

World Cup quarters average 10M-plus viewers in US

Netherlands' Dirk Kuyt gives supporters the thumbs up after the Netherlands defeated Costa Rica 4-3 in a penalty shootout after a 0-0 tie during the World Cup quarterfinal soccer match at the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil, Saturday, July 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News,

Good things for Sunday Brunch, July 6, 2014

Photo of the week: Fort Wayne native DaMarcus Beasley goes airborne after colliding with Belgium's Dries Mertens during the World Cup match between Belgium in Salvador, Brazil, on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Fort Wayne, IN, World News, Brazil

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Seattle Times

Netherlands beats Costa Rica on penalty kicks to reach semis

Follow the 2014 World Cup with our dynamic event guide that has live results, schedule and group info as well as news and predictions from the first kick on June 12 to the final whistle on July 13. SALVADOR, Brazil - Late substitute Tim Krul made two saves in a 4-3 penalty shootout victory over Costa Rica on Saturday to give the Netherlands a spot ... (more)


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Cape Cod Times

Brazilians hail choice for new Fall River bishop

Brazilian Catholics on Cape Cod are welcoming the news that their new bishop was born and raised in their native country.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, Hyannis, MA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

CIBJO's 2015 Congress to Take Place in Brazil

Press Release: CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, will hold its 2015 annual congress in Salvador, Brazil, May 4 to 6, 2015, with pre-congress meetings on May 2 and May 3. Salvador is the capital of the north-eastern Brazilian state of Bahia.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Heartbreaker: U.S. Falls To Belgium In Overtime

We'll get 'em next time. Sadness mixed with pride engulfed the nation as the United States men's soccer team was defeated in the World Cup Round of 16 by Belgium on Tuesday in Salvador, Brazil - moving the Red Devils into the World Cup Quarter-Finals and sending the Yanks home.


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10 Things to Know for Today

Two images of the virgin Mary and a rosary hang on a wall at the Ramos Juarez's home in the community of San Jose Las Flores, in the northern Cuchumatanes mountains of Guatemala, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.


Related Topix: World News, Brazil, North Korea, Asia, South Korea,

WTAX-AM Springfield

Kerry warns U.S. will deport undocumented children

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday Washington would work with Central America to address the root causes of an immigration crisis, but kept up the Obama administration's tough message that undocumented children would be deported.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, World News, Brazil, Central America Travel, Travel, Panama Travel, US News


Belgium's Vincent Kompany Gives Huge Shout-Out to U.S. Goalie Tim Howard

U.S. Goalkeeper Tim Howard blocks a shot from Belgium's Vincent Kompany during their World Cup match at the Fonte Nova arena in Salvador, Brazil, on July 1, 2014 Belgium defeated Team USA 2-1 in extra time to reach the World Cup quarterfinals, and the victorious captain had nothing but praise for the veteran American goalkeeper Vincent Kompany, the ... (more)


Related Topix: Brazil, World News

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

Brazilians in TTUISD getting college crash course, tour of Texas during international summer camps

Brazilian high school students sit in on a forensics lecture at the TTUISD Camp in Lubbock on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Texas, Education Etc., Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech, World News, Brazil

CBS Local

Instant Reaction: U.S. Heads Held High After World Cup 2014; The Change Has Already Come

Fans watch overtime play at Soldier Field between Belgium and the USA in a World Cup match being played at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, Brazil on July 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.


Related Topix: Brazil, World News