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  • Governing party treasurer arrested in Brazil kickback case

    Federal police on Wednesday detained the treasurer of Brazil's governing Workers' Party in the wide-ranging investigation into corruption at state-run oil giant Petrobras, and the party said later he had asked to resign the post. Joao Vaccari Neto was...
  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree

    Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper tree
    MELBOURNE— Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against...
  • Biologists hope lice can attack invasive Brazilian pepper

    Biologists may soon have another biological weapon in their war against the infamous Brazilian pepper tree: an army of jumping plant lice. These tiny insects — called Calophya Latiforceps — have the gall to go up against arguably the worst...
  • Brazil's Petrobras to release audited financial earnings

    Brazil's troubled state-owned oil company has said it will reveal its estimate on how much it lost in a sweeping kickback scheme when it releases an audited report of its financial earnings from last year's third and fourth quarters. A statement released...
  • As goes Giselle, so goes Brazil

    As goes Giselle, so goes Brazil
    After 20 years on the catwalk, Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen said this week she's hanging up her Louboutins. She took her final stroll on the planks during Sao Paulo Fashion Week, flashing her sunrise smile and shedding a few tears. As she leaves...
  • Orlando City to host friendly vs. Brazil side Ponte Preta on May 2

    Orlando City to host friendly vs. Brazil side Ponte Preta on May 2
    Orlando City will host Brazilian Serie A side Ponte Preta in a friendly on May 2. The Lions will welcome the Brazilian team to the Citrus Bowl for a friendly set for 7:30 p.m., the team announced Tuesday afternoon. The Orlando Sentinel reported the...
  • Orlando Magic will play a preseason game in Brazil in October

    Orlando Magic will play a preseason game in Brazil in October
    The Orlando Magic will play a preseason game in Brazil on Oct. 17. The Magic will play in Rio de Janeiro against the Brazilian team Flamengo at HSBC Arena. The NBA is expected to announce the details of the exhibition today. The Magic’s...
  • Arrest of party treasurer could affect Brazil president

    The arrest of the high-profile treasurer of Brazil's governing party has brought the unfolding corruption scandal at the country's state-owned oil company uncomfortably close to President Dilma Rousseff, analysts said Thursday. It could also intensify...
  • Supermodel Gisele takes her last stroll down the catwalk

    Gisele Bundchen bid adieu to the catwalk Wednesday night, strutting her stuff at an emotionally charged show in Sao Paulo that she said will be her last stroll down a runway in a 20-year career that has made her a fashion legend. The 34-year-old...
  • Gisele Bundchen retires from the runway with gratitude

    Gisele Bundchen retires from the runway with gratitude
    Gisele Bundchen gave thanks Wednesday for 20 years of fashion shows, posting a modeling shot of her at age 14 as she acknowledged that her runway work at Sao Paulo Fashion Week in Brazil would be her last. "I am grateful that at 14, I was given the...
  • 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'...