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  • Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil

    Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil
    Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities across the country on Sunday to protest a government beleaguered by scandal, with some calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. Sunday marked 30 years since the end of the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Around Town: Wealth didn't cultivate understanding

    The cherry trees are blossoming at the Descanso Gardens tea house and it's snowing in New York. Good weather attracts all sorts of people to the Foothills. Several of my adventurous grandparents stayed on the East Coast, after arriving at Ellis Island....
  • Explosion on offshore Petrobras oil vessel kills 3 in Brazil

    An explosion on an offshore oil vessel operated by Brazil's troubled energy giant, Petrobras, killed at least three workers Wednesday and left six missing, according to a company statement and union reports. The explosion took place around midday off...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...