6 hrs ago
So you want to go to Rio, huh?
Want to see the Socceroos in Brazil? We tell you what you need to know before you go.
10 hrs ago
Rousseff salutes Brazil protests, cities cut bus fares
President Dilma Rousseff on Tuesday sought to defuse a massive protest movement sweeping Brazil, acknowledging the need for better public services and more responsive governance as demonstrations continued in some cities around the country.
14 hrs ago
'The People Have Awakened': Brazil Rises Up Against the System
"The people have awakened," was clearly the message as roughly 240,000 Brazilians railed 'against the system' in nearly a dozen largely-peaceful demonstrations in cities across the country Monday night.
19 hrs ago
Vivo adds Porto Alegre to its 4G footprint
Brazil's leading mobile operator by subscribers Vivo Participacoes, owned by Telefonica of Spain, has launched 4G Long Term Evolution services commercially in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul state.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
The Rio Times
Practicing Judaism in Rio and Brazil
Judaism has been practiced in Brazil since as far back as the 16th century according to historical reports, however in a predominantly Catholic country the Jewish faith is relatively modest outside of its own community.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Brazilian teen deepens Lakewood Ranch exchange relationships
She came to the United States pursuing change and adventure, and when Lakewood Ranch Rotary Youth Exchange student Lorena Abreu returns this month to Recife, Brazil, she'll be leaving many new friends.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
The Rio Times
Toy Museum Set to Travel in Brazil
The exhibit of handmade Brazilian toys "Brinquedos que moram nos sonhos" , just closed in Salvador and was a great success with more than 80,000 visitors.
Fri May 31, 2013
The Washington Post
Sugar Caps Biggest Monthly Loss Since August; Cocoa, Cotton Drop
Sugar fell, capping the biggest monthly decline since August, on signs of increasing supplies of the sweetener from Brazil, the world's top producer.
Tue May 28, 2013
Matuto Releases the Devil and the Diamond; Plays 6/20 Show at Lincoln Center
It's Carnival in Recife. It's Mardi Gras in New Orleans. And watch out: That just may be the Devil spinning through the drunken, dancing crowd, trying to get friendly with the saint in disguise, with the diamond in the rough.
Global Voices Online
Petition Supports Journalist Accused of Slander
There is a petition out, in the Brazilian federal state of Bahia, in support of the journalist Emiliano JosA©. Accused of slander by the preacher A tila BrandA o for reporting the preach involvement with torture against students during the military dictatorship in Brazil, JosA© published a text in the press in February 2013 and in his ... (more)
Brazil Hopes Massive Green Building Projects Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup
Describing any massive construction project as "green" is a stretch, especially when it comes to sports facilities.
Sat May 25, 2013
Wed May 22, 2013
Santa Fe Reporter
Time to Get Festive
Starting close to home, details have already emerged and quickly spread regarding the lineup for this year's Santa Fe Bandstand .