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  • Recession in once-booming Brazil shakes up presidential race

    When presidential candidate Marina Silva takes to the stump, she shares compelling details of her life story: rising from abject poverty in the Amazon to become a senator with an advanced degree in psychoanalysis. But just as often these days, Silva...
  • Dani Alves blames media for Brazil's World Cup debacle

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Dani Alves has blamed the media for Brazil's unsuccessful World Cup campaign but conceded that the team did not prepare properly ahead of the humiliating 7-1 defeat by Germany in the semi-final. "We had good players but we didn't...
  • Special report: Why Brazil's would-be first black president trails among blacks

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilians could make history this month by electing Marina Silva, the daughter of impoverished rubber tappers from the Amazon, as their first black president. Yet Silva is trailing incumbent President Dilma Rousseff, who is white,...
  • Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil

    Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil
    Orlando City midfielder Kaká was called up to Brazil’s national team for friendlies against Argentina and Japan. The Lions’ designated player and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Kaká will be making his first appearance with the Selecao...
  • Champagne fights for the "uncertainty of the result"

    ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne fears that soccer's unpredictability, central to its pulling power, is under threat as the game's top players are concentrated at a few rich clubs based in a handful of prosperous countries....
  • Photo of Rio de Janeiro slum finds a home in Laguna Beach collection

    Photo of Rio de Janeiro slum finds a home in Laguna Beach collection
    If you lift your eyes above Ipanema Beach at a particular moment, you might see what Baldemar Fierro saw. The photographer from Laguna Beach captured the twinkling lights and colorful buildings in one of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, or slums, overlooking...
  • Podolski hints at move from Arsenal over lack of action

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Frustrated Arsenal winger Lukas Podolski hinted on Thursday he might leave the Premier League club before his contract expires in 2016 because he was not playing enough. "I am a full blooded player, a street player and I love...
  • Brazilian Milestones Energize Rio Film Festival

    The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president Dilma Rousseff in early July; and the impact of new...
  • Brazil posts first trade deficit in seven months

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil posted a trade deficit of $939 million in September, its first monthly deficit after six straight positive results this year, government data showed on Wednesday. The median forecast of 12 analysts surveyed by Reuters was for...
  • Rio 2016 progress impressive says IOC in change of tone

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - In a dramatic change of tone Olympic officials said on Wednesday they were impressed by progress being made in Rio de Janeiro ahead of the 2016 Games, just months after the preparations were described by one member as "the...
  • 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...