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  • Brazilian agency corrects politically charged inequality statistic

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - One day after announcing that income inequality increased in Brazil last year, the Brazilian statistics institute IBGE said on Friday it had miscalculated and issued a new number reversing the trend. The correction is good news for...
  • Campaign donations highlight winners, losers in Brazil election

    BRASILIA/SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's financial markets have rallied on the prospect of environmentalist Marina Silva unseating President Dilma Rousseff in next month's election, but political donations show plenty of companies may be wary of a new...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brazil's Silva, a lifelong environmentalist, courts big agriculture

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva, an icon of the green movement, is cozying up to old adversaries in the sugar and ethanol industry as she seeks to win over the powerful farm lobby ahead of next month's election....
  • Exclusive: Brazil assessing whether to cut key fiscal goal in 2014

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government is assessing whether to cut its most closely watched fiscal target in 2014 because revenues came in worse than expected and onetime expenditures climbed, Treasury chief Arno Augustin told Reuters on Friday....
  • 'Torture and humiliation' await new Portugal coach

    LISBON (Reuters) - The race to replace departed Portugal coach Paulo Bento got underway on Friday although the job may not be that attractive with a previous incumbent complaining that it always ends in "torture and humiliation". With the country's top...
  • Brazil's Silva hits back at rumors, recalls hungry youth

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - In an emotional new television ad, Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva hit back at rumors that she would do away with popular social welfare programs if elected, citing her own youth growing up poor and hungry in the Amazon...
  • Dunga calls up two new fullbacks for Argentina game

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil coach Dunga's post-World Cup rebuilding plans gathered pace on Wednesday as he called up uncapped duo Dodo and Mario Fernandes for friendlies with Argentina and Japan and again omitted Marcelo and Dani Alves. Fernandes,...
  • 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...
  • Brazil's inflation to pierce target ceiling in mid-September

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's annual inflation rate probably pierced the government's target ceiling in mid-September as airfares rose and food prices slowed their decline, according to analysts surveyed in a Reuters poll published on Tuesday. Consumer...