| Oct 26, 2014
| 6:52 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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....
| Oct 22, 2014
| 10:51 AM
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...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 10:15 AM
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...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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.
| Oct 16, 2014
| 8:48 AM
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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 3:39 PM
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.
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...