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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports

    Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports
    In a glass tower topped with solar panels, wind turbines and rooftop gardens, a team of architects and planners who helped turn a once-moribund industrial tract into a trendy neighborhood in this river port town is crafting ways to bring street life and...
  • Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil

    Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil
    Most of the shops in the Monte Carmo mall haven't opened yet, but it's already full of Brazilian kids. They come in droves, filling its cavernous hallways, giggling, ogling sneakers, asking for chocolate. But they aren't here to buy anything. They're on...
  • 'Movie Life,' 'Forest,' 'Last Stand' Feature in Films from Rio

    Brazilian actor-turned-director Selton Mello has is following up his milestone art film "The Clown," Brazil's Oscar entry, with "A Movie Life" adapting the book "A Distant Father" by Chilean Antonio Skarmeta, one of whose other novels was turned by...
  • 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...
  • Brazil-Italy legends match shelved

    FORT LAUDERDALE -- The "Clash of the Titans" match pitting players from Brazil's and Italy's legendary World Cup teams has been cancelled. The Brazil-Italy legends game was slated for Friday at 8 p.m. at Lockhart Stadium. Match organizers, who could...
  • MLS commissioner blasts Juergen Klinsmann for comments about league

    MLS commissioner blasts Juergen Klinsmann for comments about league
    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber blasted Juergen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, for remarks Klinsmann made that called into question the quality of MLS play compared with the elite European teams. "Juergen's comments...
  • Longwood native Graham Zusi looks to get to next level after World Cup

    Longwood native Graham Zusi looks to get to next level after World Cup
    FORT LAUDERDALE -- Longwood native Graham Zusi said he has not had much of a time to reflect on the World Cup since returning from Brazil four months ago. The tournament was “kind of a blur down there,” he said, and the midfielder has been...
  • Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola

    Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola
    Brazilian authorities on Tuesday cleared and released a patient from Guinea who was suspected of carrying the deadly Ebola virus. It was the first suspected case of Ebola in Brazil, and the 47-year-old man, who entered the country Sept. 19, has been...