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  • Airing concerns about sports events in smoggy China

    When the starter's gun sounded for the 34th annual Beijing International Marathon on Sunday, air pollution measured 20 times worse than what the World Health Organization considers safe to breathe. Anywhere else in the world, this would have been a...
  • Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign

    Petrobras corruption case overshadows Brazil presidential campaign
    Presidential challenger Aecio Neves took the podium at a yacht club in Copacabana this week for a rapid-fire news conference at which he took aim at incumbent Dilma Rousseff for a corruption scandal involving Petrobras, the state-owned oil company....
  • Economy is key in Brazil's presidential runoff, voters say

    When Karina Gonzaga thinks about whom she'll vote for in Sunday's presidential runoff election, she doesn't care that Brazil's long economic boom has suffered a downturn or that President Dilma Rousseff's center-left Workers' Party has already been in...
  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff narrowly reelected

    Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff narrowly defeated center-right challenger Aecio Neves in a runoff election on Sunday as Brazilian voters gave her center-left Workers’ Party a fourth term in the presidency. Rousseff, who took over from popular...
  • Dilma Rousseff Re-election: Continuity For Film/TV in Brazil?

    In Rio de Janeiro last night, about 1,000 supporters of Dilma Rousseff, re-elected by the narrowest of margins as Brazil's president, gathered in driving rain to celebrate her Sunday second-round election triumph, in which she fought off a stiff challenge...
  • Gullane Brothers Ride Brazil's Support to Commercial, Arthouse Success

    Brazil's entertainment industry is the envy of Latin America: It boasts eight years of box office growth, local movies that grabbed an 18.6% market share last year and strong government financial support. So it makes sense that Sao Paulo-based brothers...
  • Brazil's Neymar to return to Sun Life Stadium

    Brazil's Neymar to return to Sun Life Stadium
    Neymar's back. And for Brazil soccer fans throughout South Florida, that news couldn't be more exciting to hear. The Brazilian Soccer Federation announced Tuesday that Neymar, along with teammates Hulk, Oscar and Davis Luiz, will be on the Brazil...
  • Brazil vs. Colombia tickets selling fast

    Ticket sales for the Brazil soccer match against Colombia, part of the Gillette Brazil Global Tour at Sun Life Stadium on Sept. 5, are selling fast. According the Miami Dolphins, ticket sales are ahead of the pace of Brazil's match against Honduras in...
  • Brazil begins recovery from World Cup debacle

    Brazil begins recovery from World Cup debacle
    — Just say the score, nothing more. 7-1. It's enough to send a chill through the bruised psyche of Brazil all over again. It has been speculated that repercussions of the national team's stunning loss to Germany by that incomprehensible score in...
  • Brazil vs. Colombia: Friday, 8:30 p.m.

    Brazil vs. Colombia What: International friendly, part of the Gillette Brazil Global Tour. When/where: 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sun Life Stadium, Miami Gardens. Story line: Rematch of Brazil's 2-1 win in the quarterfinals of the World Cup. Brazil, still...
  • In Brazil, old parties and debates dominate presidential runoff vote

    With Brazil's presidential runoff election less than two weeks away, a volatile race that recently promised to deliver "new politics" has fallen back upon the parties and debates that have dominated Latin America's largest country for 20 years. Social...