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  • 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...
  • Brazil's presidential election: The measure of Marina

    Marina Silva could well be Brazil's next president. She has to do more to prove she deserves that LESS than a month ago, Marina Silva was a vice-presidential candidate on a campaign heading for defeat in the first round of Brazil's election on October...
  • Tucanos in Newport News hosts Brazilian festival

    Tucanos in Newport News hosts Brazilian festival
    BRAZILIAN FESTIVAL. Tucanos Brazilian Grill is the host for the first-ever free Virginia Brazilian Festival coming up from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturday at City Center at Oyster Point in Newport News. The festival kicks off with a Samba Parade and spotlights...
  • FIFA and ethics: It's not an oxymoron

    FIFA is playing host to a conference on ethics. Think about that for a second: The global sports organization most synonymous with corruption and obfuscation is holding a forum focused on morality and openness. "I thought there was a typo," said...
  • Day in Sports: Brad Keselowski wins Chase for the Sprint Cup opener

    Brad Keselowski used a three-wide pass of Kyle Larson and Kevin Harvick to win the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. The victory automatically advances Keselowski into the second round...
  • Clashes erupt in Brazil as police evict squatters from high-rise

    Clashes erupt in Brazil as police evict squatters from high-rise
    Clashes between police and squatters resisting eviction paralyzed Sao Paulo on Tuesday morning, as streets were emptied and the center of South America's largest city was filled with tear gas and smoke from at least one torched city bus. Large-scale...
  • 3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013

    3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013
    The destruction of the world's largest rainforest accelerated last year with a 29 percent spike in deforestation, according to final figures released by the Brazilian government on Wednesday that confirmed a reversal in gains seen since 2009....
  • Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom

    Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom
    Imagine a musician who is as iconic as the Beatles, as enduring as the Rolling Stones and as political as Bob Dylan. In Brazil, that's Caetano Veloso, the 72-year-old singer-songwriter, one-time political dissident and famously confrontational...
  • Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years

    Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years
    TheĀ  deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil increased by 29% in the last recorded year, according to figures released Wednesday by the country's National Institute for Space Research, or INPE. It is the first time the deforestation rate has increased...
  • Brazil Pay TV and Internet Are Booming, Per Report

    Brazil's audiovisual market is outpacing the rest of the world's, according to PwC's Global Entertainment and Media Outlook report. Presented recently at Winston Baker's TV & Film Finance Forum Latin America in Rio de Janeiro, report reveals that Brazil's...
  • Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' To Close Rio Festival

    Stephen Daldry's Universal-distribbed "Trash," his awaited venture into Brazilian filmmaking and teen-thriller territory, will close the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Festival on Oct. 7. "Trash" stars Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen and Brazil's Wagner Moura ("Elite...