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  • Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week

    Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week
    If September's Star-Spangled Spectacular didn't offer enough opportunities to tour visiting ships in Baltimore, three more are set to arrive this week. A tall ship from Norway will arrive Wednesday, followed by Navy ships from Brazil and Denmark in...
  • Brazil still struggling to reach its full potential

    Brazil still struggling   to reach its full potential
    After a dirty, divisive and at times surprising campaign, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president won what some call a closely contested election — although she bested her opponent by 3.5 million votes. For Rousseff, it will be her second...
  • Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme

     Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme
    When Andy Marshall, Talitha Bewlay and about 100 other artists stormed past a security guard and broke into the huge building at 63 Ouvidor on May 1, they didn't really know what was going to happen. They had seen the scores of other occupied buildings...
  • Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture

    Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture
    Tucked in a room at the Boca Raton Children's Museum is a hands-on exhibit celebrating all things Brazil. "F.A.C.E.S. (Florida Art and Cultural Education through Storytelling) Brazil," sponsored by the Brazil International Foundation, runs through Dec....
  • Soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says

    Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters. The 74-year-old soccer great had to cancel a book-signing at a museum...
  • Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal

    Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal
    SAO PAULO — Former Brazil striker underwent a procedure on Thursday to remove kidney stones that were obstructing his urinary tract, his doctors at a Sao Paulo hospital said. The 74-year-old was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital on...
  • 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...
  • Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger

    Boca's Brazilian Beat gets stronger
    Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party. About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
  • Brazilian tycoon faces fresh charges in fall of oil empire

    Eike Batista, until recently the richest man in Brazil and one of the wealthiest worldwide, has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with the collapse of his oil and energy empire. Batista, formerly a self-proclaimed symbol of his...
  • 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...
  • 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...