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Brazil police strike ends after looting, 39 deaths
Troops are on patrol in the World Cup host city of Salvador after a deadly orgy of violence triggered by a police strike.
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The New Zealand Herald
Crimes surge as police strike in Brazil WCup city
Authorities in Brazil say a police strike in the northeastern state of Bahia has led to an upswing in lootings of stores, car robberies and murders.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
CubaCaribe Festival: Helping tradition thrive and evolve
At the CubaCaribe Festival's second program, which is this weekend, you won't just see three exuberant dance companies working to bring down the house.
Brazil troops guard strike-hit Bahia
Brazil has sent thousands of federal troops to maintain order in the north-eastern state of Bahia after police there went on strike over pay.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
U.S. Department of Defense
Public Affairs Course Builds International Partnerships
The United States works with military and diplomatic counterparts every day in relationships that are central to stability in the security environment.
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Eighth Annual Samba Fest At Hartford Riverfront, Saturday, May 3
Brazilian and Connecticut artists join forces with Trinity College students at the eighth annual Samba Fest on Saturday, May 3, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, 300 Columbus Boulevard.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Huffington Post
Reviewing Rio 2
You know what they say, "Birds with blue feathers have to stick together!" In this spirited and very sweet sequel to the box office hit Rio , the story continues about a previously thought to be extinct exotic bird species called the Blue Macaw.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Brazil 'rescues' cruise ship workers
The MSC Magnifica had stopped for the day in Salvador, Brazil's first capital and one of the cities hosting the football World Cup in June and July The operation was carried out the north-eastern city of Salvador, where the MSC Magnifica had docked for the day with more than 3,000 passengers.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
What They're Saying
"All of us who love soccer wish the national team to go to the World Cup. Given the choice between the team and a referee, everyone would pick the team, but I'm proud to be able to take part representing El Salvador.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Dansville-Genesee Country Expres
Religion News: Morals and belief in God
A new global poll of people in 40 countries by the Pew Research Center found that many people around the world think it is necessary to believe in God to be a moral person.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
The Rio Times
Metamorfose: Toz Art Exhibition in Rio
Well known for their vibrant tones and colorful family of characters, the works of urban street artist, Toz, are currently on display in Rio's Centro Municipal de Arte HA©lio Oiticica.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
How Brazil's Slave History Almost Disappeared
One can stand near the shore in Salvador, Bahia and count three womanly statues peering out into the horizon.