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Brazilian homebuilder MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA continued to generate cash and cut debt in the fourth quarter, boosting the likelihood of a larger-than-minimum dividend payment despite a sharp drop in net income.
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The home bases for the World Cup soccer teams are being prepared in advance of this summer's main event in Brazil.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 14 -- Brazilian police has taken over peacefully one of Rio de Janeiro's most crime-ridden favelas , as part of a "pacification" plan in the lead-up to the 2014 World Cup Games.
Organizers of the World Cup are in a race to get ready, and the biggest challenge with three months to go is to install all the temporary structures needed for matches in Brazil's 12 host cities, FIFA's secretary general said Thursday.
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A star Brazilian goalkeeper who was sentenced to more than 22 years for ordering the kidnap and murder of his girlfriend may be granted a work release to play professional soccer.
The world's largest steel-maker ArcelorMittal is investing $ 15 million at its Brazil facility to produce specialised high strength steel for automotive industry by next year.
The resort at Sea Island, Georgia, features a life-size chess board on its property plus weekly Bingo, where men older than 12 are required to don a jacket to participate.
Brazilian state-controlled oil producer PetrA3leo Brasileiro SA and partner Petrogal Brasil SA found oil in an offshore well located in northeastern Brazil, according to a securities filing on Wednesday.
Guitarist Welson Tremura joins Todd Wright and friends March 21 at 8 p.m. for an evening of Brazilian jazz.
About 100 dogs took part in a pet parade Sunday as part of Rio de Janeiro's pre-Carnival celebrations.
In this March 28, 2013 file photo provided by the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano, Pope Francis kisses the foot of an inmate at the juvenile detention center of Casal del Marmo, Rome.
Brazil is planning to build its first aircraft carrier to replace an ageing French-built one as part of a steady upgrade to its armed forces, Defence Minister Celso Amorim said.
With the World Cup in June and July and a presidential election in October, many Brazilians aren't thinking beyond 2014.
Brazil's lower house of Congress approved on Tuesday the creation of a special committee to monitor any probes in the Netherlands of allegations that a Dutch company paid bribes to officials at state-run oil company Petrobras By a vote of 267-28, the 513-seat lower house decided to create the committee despite opposition from President Dilma ... (more)
Football's world governing body, Fifa, has announced that there will be no speeches at the opening ceremony of the World Cup in June.