| Aug 14, 2014
RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil — When a country imposes economic sanctions on another, there are always unintended consequences.
In this case it all began when pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine shot down a Malaysian airline passenger plane. The United States...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
If soccer starved fans didn't get their fill from Friday night's match between Brazil and Colombia at Sun Life Stadium, there's more.
On Saturday, the men's national teams from Ecuador and Bolivia will meet in the first of two matches played at...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE — This was the opposite side of bookends in regard to talent and skill on the soccer pitch.
Chile, a veteran of eight World Cup appearances including the most recent in Brazil against Haiti with only the 1974 World Cup to its...
| Sep 11, 2014
If one were to write a fictional novel about how a frail environmental activist became a leading candidate to win Brazil´s presidential election in October, editors would refuse to publish it. They would consider it far-fetched, too far removed from...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 4:52 PM
The largest crowd to watch a soccer match in the United States - 109,318 - poured intoMichigan Stadium on Saturday to see Manchester United beat Real Madrid 3-1 in a friendly.
The appeal of two of the world’s most iconic sports teams attracted...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil.
American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
| Aug 17, 2014
| 1:57 PM
More companies. Faster growth. You could call it a Brazilian boom.
Brazilian companies are reaching into South Florida as never before, using the area's established and growing Brazilian community as a stepping stone to the broader U.S. market....
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:12 PM
For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis.
The problem was nobody knew its name.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:07 PM
Overlooking dramatic views of Chicago's skyline, the John G. Shedd Aquarium's Auxiliary Board hosted BLU, an annual fundraiser that attracted nearly 800 guests to its lakefront home on July 26. This year, the Brazilian-themed "festa" celebrated Shedd's...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday in an airplane crash in the southeastern city of Santos. He was 49.
Campos died after a nine-seater Cessna 560XL crashed at about 10 a.m. following an aborted landing because of bad weather,...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Eduardo Campos, a candidate for president in Brazil's October elections, died Wednesday when a Cessna jet carrying him and his closest aides crashed in Santos, a port city in Sao Paulo state. He was 49.
Campos' wife, his five children and his vice...