RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Brazil

A collection of news and information related to Brazil published by this site and its partners.

Top Brazil Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
  • Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford

    Flavor Profile: Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar in Stamford
    With its great location on the corner of Bedford and Spring, and folding doors that open onto the street, Barrique Bistro & Wine Bar has the sidewalk café thing down. But diners should not be put off by winter's less welcoming façade. There's seriously...
  • Best Brazilian

    Best Brazilian
    1) iD Brazil Churrascaria & Restaurant 241 Elm St. West Haven (203) 932-4000 idbrazil.com 2) Ola Restaurant   3) Bistro Mediterranean & Tapas Bar  
  • Best Brazilian Restaurant

    Best Brazilian Restaurant
    1) Brazil Grill 1996 Park St.  Hartford (860) 523-5477 www.brazilgrillct.com    
  • Drought blamed for upsurge in dengue fever in Brazil

    Drought blamed for upsurge in dengue fever in Brazil
    Brazil's armed forces have joined the battle against an outbreak of deadly dengue fever in São Paulo, South America's largest city, a jump blamed in part on the severe drought and water crisis plaguing the region. The virus, spread by mosquitoes,...
  • Foreigners who came to Brazil in boom times flee the bust

    When Frenchman Gwenel Lecourieux was gearing up to move to Brazil, the country with its swelling upper class and world-renowned hunger for luxury goods seemed like the perfect place to set up his dream business, selling high-end watches. But Brazil's...
  • Brazil meets Japan at SOHO Bay in South Beach

    Brazil meets Japan at SOHO Bay in South Beach
      SOHO Bay 520 West Ave., Miami Beach, 786-618-2788, SohoBayRestaurant.com This 17-year-old Brazilian chain has unveiled its first international outpost in the south tower of Bentley Bay condos with views of the bay and skyline. "When I visited...
  • Brazil's Petrobras: Graft scheme cost $2.1B in losses

    Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras said Wednesday that it lost $2.1 billion in an eight-year kickback scheme that saw the firm's executives taking bribes for awarding inflated contracts to suppliers. The company released its long-delayed fourth...
  • Tornado kills 2, injures 120 in southern Brazil

    A tornado battered a city in southern Brazil, killing two people, injuring 120 others and forcing more than 1,000 people from their homes, officials said Tuesday. The National Institute of Meteorology said a supercell storm produced the tornado that...
  • Gilberto Gil's long, strange trip

    Gilberto Gil's long, strange trip
    It's nearly impossible to think of Brazilian music without thinking of Gilberto Gil. He helped shape Brazilian popular music through the Tropicalia movement. He went from being a political prisoner in the 1960s to a politician in the 2000s. And he's...
  • In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff

    In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff
     Authorities in Brazil arrested the treasurer of President Dilma Rousseff's Workers' Party on Wednesday, as a corruption scandal involving the Petrobras oil company deepens and continues to contribute to political and economic problems in Latin America'...