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Brazil

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  • Economic sanctions give Russia new bedfellows

    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...
  • Bolivia-Ecuador kicks off international soccer matches at Lockhart

    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...
  • Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0

    Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0
    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...
  • Brazil presidential election much stranger than fiction

    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...
  • Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid

    Record crowd sees Manchester United beat Real Madrid
    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...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    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....
  • Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market

    Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market
    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....
  • Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau

    Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau
    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. On...
  • Shedd BLU's Brazilian Festa

    Shedd BLU's Brazilian Festa
    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...
  • Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash

    Brazil presidential candidate killed in plane crash
    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,...
  • Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

    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...