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Brazil

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  • Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme

     Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme
    When Andy Marshall, Talitha Bewlay and about 100 other artists stormed past a security guard and broke into the huge building at 63 Ouvidor on May 1, they didn't really know what was going to happen. They had seen the scores of other occupied buildings...
  • Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture

    Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture
    Tucked in a room at the Boca Raton Children's Museum is a hands-on exhibit celebrating all things Brazil. "F.A.C.E.S. (Florida Art and Cultural Education through Storytelling) Brazil," sponsored by the Brazil International Foundation, runs through Dec....
  • Soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says

    Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters. The 74-year-old soccer great had to cancel a book-signing at a museum...
  • Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal

    Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal
    SAO PAULO — Former Brazil striker underwent a procedure on Thursday to remove kidney stones that were obstructing his urinary tract, his doctors at a Sao Paulo hospital said. The 74-year-old was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital on...
  • Brazil confronts past in report about crimes of dictatorship

    Brazil's National Truth Commission has announced the results of an investigation of crimes committed by the country's military dictatorship, revealing the scope of torture, killings and disappearances carried out from 1964 to 1985 and calling for the...
  • Milton Nascimento looks back

    Milton Nascimento looks back
    In a 50-year career, Milton Nascimento has both fought for human rights, and reinvented Brazilian music. Early on, the Brazilian singer-songwriter fused international sounds like progressive rock and jazz with rhythms such as bossa nova, Brazilian...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Rio unveils 2016 Olympics mascots: a plant and an animal

    Rio unveils 2016 Olympics mascots: a plant and an animal
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organisers late on Sunday. The mascots, who are said to represent the animals and plants...
  • Pele moved to quieter wing of Brazil hospital

    Pele moved to quieter wing of Brazil hospital
    SAO PAULO - Brazilian soccer great Pele, who is in a Sao Paulo hospital for treatment for a urinary tract infection, has been moved to a hospital wing where he won't be besieged by as many visitors, his spokesman told Reuters on Thursday. The Albert...
  • Hospitalized Pele says he's 'fine' after transfer to special-care unit

    Brazilian soccer great Pele said Thursday he is not seriously ill, easing fears that his health deteriorated while being treated for a urinary tract infection. The 74-year-old Pele used his official Twitter account to deny widespread reports that said...
  • Sao Paulo, Brazil, officials downplay water crisis as residents suffer

    The water crisis is so bad in South America's largest city that when rain began to dribble from the sky recently, workers in a downtown office high-rise stood up and cheered, running to the windows to celebrate each drop. A majority of city residents...