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  • Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil

    Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil
    Sheylla Lopes, a 19-year-old transgender woman, was walking down the street, talking on her cellphone when without warning a man came up from behind and slapped her in the face. Lopes says the daytime attack in central Sao Paulo, which knocked her phone...
  • Rousey to defend title in Brazil against Correia

    Rousey to defend title in Brazil against Correia
    For just the fourth time in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, and yet the third time in Ronda Rousey’s last four fights, undefeated combatants will square off for a UFC title. According to multiple outlets’ reports on Thursday, Rousey...
  • Strikers add Flamengo standout Moura

    Strikers add Flamengo standout Moura
    The Strikers continue tapping the Brazilian soccer pipeline, announcing on Wednesday the signing of Flamengo captain Leonardo da Silva Moura. Known as Léo, Moura will practice with the Strikers for the first time on Monday. Moura, 36, spent the past...
  • Brazil police arrest politicians in corruption case

    Brazil's federal police Friday arrested three former congressmen suspected of involvement in a corruption scheme at Brazil's state-run oil giant Petrobras. They are the first politicians to be arrested in the scandal. Prosecutors have said the scheme...
  • Brazilians chase the Chinese soccer dollar

    Most Brazilian players dream of making it to a top European football club. These days, though, some of the country's most promising players are heading to a very different sporting nation. China is fast becoming the new destination for some of Brazil's...
  • Pele, in Chile, says he has recovered after his health scare

    Brazilian soccer legend Pele said Thursday that he has "happily recovered" from a recent health scare. The 74-year-old spent time in intensive care late last year because of a urinary tract infection and had to undergo physiotherapy to recover some of...
  • Brazil lower house OKs outsourcing bill opposed by unions

    Brazil's lower house has approved the preliminary text of a bill opposed by labor unions that would allow companies to outsource their entire labor force. The Chamber of Deputies voted late Wednesday in favor of the measure and agreed to discuss possible...
  • Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties

    In Mexico City, an auto parts company expects to ride a resurgent U.S. auto industry to $1 billion in annual revenue by 2016. In Bogota, Colombia, a company that makes plastic water valves is hoping an expansion into the United States will super-charge...
  • Brazil's Rousseff navigates troubles at home as she ponders a U.S. visit

    RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to meet President Barack Obama this week when the Western Hemisphere's leaders gather for the Summit of the Americas in Panama, in what will be Rousseff's highest-profile encounter with Obama...
  • Latin America silent on Venezuela as US airs rights concerns

    From Mexico to Brazil, leaders in Latin America have largely kept silent amid charges of human rights abuses in Venezuela and are unlikely to speak out against their neighbor at this week's Summit of the Americas. Many Latin American heads of state...
  • Brazilians protest against the outsourcing of jobs

    Thousands of workers staged rallies in 12 cities across Brazil on Tuesday to protest a proposed law that would allow companies to outsource their labor force. The biggest rally occurred in the federal capital of Brasilia, where some 3,000 demonstrators...