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  • Norwegian eyes more growth in Brazil

    Norwegian eyes more growth in Brazil
    Miami-based Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is expanding its sales presence in Brazil to meet the growing demand for cruises in the region. All three of its cruise brands: Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises have...
  • Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't

    Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't
    As Jose Domingos speeds down the Oiapoque River in his canoe once more today, he passes underneath a mammoth suspension bridge. By far the most imposing structure anywhere near this muggy Amazonian border town, it looms overhead and then retreats behind...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil

    Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil
    Most of the shops in the Monte Carmo mall haven't opened yet, but it's already full of Brazilian kids. They come in droves, filling its cavernous hallways, giggling, ogling sneakers, asking for chocolate. But they aren't here to buy anything. They're on...
  • Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture

    Boca Brazilian Beat draws thousands to celebrate culture
    Nicole Gasparri had people on their feet. The Zumba fitness instructor and Boca Raton city employee was up and moving with about 30 of her students in the middle of the street, jumping and fist pumping to the music as a crowd cheered. "That was so...
  • City, museum to have Brazil events Saturday

    The city of Boca Raton doffs a chapeu, the Portuguese word for hat, to Brazil Independence Day with a free street party downtown from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday. Earlier in the day, the Boca Raton Children's Museum kicks off a new Brazil exhibit and events...
  • New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum

    New chapter nears for Boca Raton Children's Museum
    The first new, sponsored exhibit of the Boca Raton Children's Museum in years officially opened Thursday — along with what supporters hope will be a new chapter for the museum. But it was also the last public event for its leader, Denise St....
  • Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat

    Brazil fans stunned by lopsided World Cup defeat
    SAO PAULO -- The last time Brazil hosted soccer's World Cup, a humiliating 2-1 loss to Uruguay went down in history as a trauma that permanently damaged the country's psyche. Generations after that defeat in 1950, the national team was under enormous...
  • At World Cup, CONCACAF sees its teams, including U.S., step up

    At World Cup, CONCACAF sees its teams, including U.S., step up
    SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Remember when CONCACAF was a quaint, unthreatening little football backwater where many of the people knew the sport as soccer — and few of them played it very well regardless of what it was called? This World Cup has...
  • Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger

    Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger
    Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party. About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
  • Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured

    Brazil's Neymar feared paralysis when injured
    Moments after the rough tackle that knocked him out of the World Cup, Brazilian striker Neymar feared he had been paralyzed, Coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said. Speaking to the Spanish sports journal Marca, Scolari said teammate Marcelo was the first to...