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  • Hundreds of thousands take to streets in Brazil to demand president's impeachment

    Hundreds of thousands take to streets in Brazil to demand president's impeachment
    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff faced the biggest challenge yet of her young and turbulent second term, as hundreds of thousands of protesters took to streets in more than 150 cities to demand her impeachment and an end to corruption. The Sunday...
  • MIA to add Margaritaville, Brazilian eateries

    MIA to add Margaritaville, Brazilian eateries
    A Margaritaville bar and grill and a Brazilian buffet-style restaurant will soon land at Miami International Airport. The Jimmy Buffett-inspired Margaritaville eatery is set to open this summer on the second level of the airport's Central Terminal,...
  • Library hosts cultural extravaganza

    Library hosts cultural extravaganza
    The sound of Afro-Brazilian drumming was so strong and gripping that everyone within earshot paused. A toddler stopped whining and wandered toward the sound, while a woman in mid-checkout left her books on the counter to peek in. The powerful...
  • In drought-stricken Sao Paulo, some rely on mineral water deliveries

    In drought-stricken Sao Paulo, some rely on mineral water deliveries
    As Joao Paulo Bezerra pedals slowly up a slight incline between skyscrapers, he pauses briefly to greet a struggling colleague crossing his path. "Morning, buddy," says Bezerra, forcing his tricycle and its cargo of eight large plastic water jugs a...
  • Death toll rises to five in blast on oil vessel off coast of Brazil

    Death toll rises to five in blast on oil vessel off coast of Brazil
    The death toll from an explosion on an oil vessel off the Brazilian coast rose to five people, one of the companies operating the vessel said Thursday. A statement issued by BW Offshore also confirmed that four crew members remained missing after the...
  • Brazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex charges

    Brazil arrests US sect leader wanted on sex charges
    Brazilian authorities said Saturday they arrested a self-professed minister put on a U.S. most-wanted list for allegedly molesting two girls in a "Maidens Group" at his religious fellowship in rural Minnesota. A statement posted on the website of the...
  • Youngsters achieve success in jiujitsu at Libertyville studio

    Youngsters achieve success in jiujitsu at Libertyville studio
    Throughout Lake County, there are martial arts academies where youngsters — as well as adults — can study one of the many disciplines of the sport. One such facility is the Northshore Academy of Martial Arts in Libertyville, where one of the...
  • Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s

     Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s
    Brazil: The lowest rainfall levels since 1930 have led to a severe water shortage in Sao Paulo, causing water rationing in the country's commercial capital of 20 million people. Many homes and businesses are experiencing drastically reduced access to...
  • Brazilian dancers of Grupo Corpo bring rich mix to Chicago

     Brazilian dancers of Grupo Corpo bring rich mix to Chicago
    When brothers Paolo and Rodrigo Pederneiras and their siblings — who'd studied ballet and contemporary dance as teenagers — decided on dance careers in the mid-'70s, their hometown of Belo Horizonte, in southeastern Brazil, offered few...
  • Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida

    Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida
    Perfume, luggage and selfie sticks — nothing was off limits to shoppers at Brazil Center on International Drive. The bright, clean showroom, less than 2 miles from Orlando International Premium Outlets, has a loyal Brazilian tourist customer base,...
  • In Brazil, a new bus fare increase elicits tepid protests this time

     In Brazil, a new bus fare increase elicits tepid protests this time
    In June 2013, an 8-cent bus fare increase spurred student-led protests that quickly grew into a wider movement in which more than a million people took to the streets nationwide to denounce Brazil's poor public services, government corruption and police...