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  • Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market

    Brazilian community in South Florida attracts companies in Brazil to US market
    More companies. Faster growth. You could call it a Brazilian boom. Brazilian companies are reaching into South Florida as never before, using the area's established and growing Brazilian community as a stepping stone to the broader U.S. market....
  • Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans

    Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans
    German researchers have some advice to the organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar: Hold the soccer tournament during the winter. Or, if the matches really must be played during the summer, hold them at night. The reason, they say, is not...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau

    Key Biscayne tennis event renamed Miami Open presented by Itau
    For nearly 30 years, the star-studded, two-week tennis tournament held on Key Biscayne every March was referred to as the Winter Wimbledon or fifth Grand Slam, one of the crown jewels of elite pro tennis. The problem was nobody knew its name. On...
  • The globe's soccer hotbed? Right now it's World Cup champion Germany

    Christian Seifert has been following soccer's summer transfer period with equal parts wonder and bemusement. There was Luis Suarez, jumping from Liverpool to Barcelona for nearly $130 million. James Rodriguez went from Monaco to Real Madrid for $108...
  • Brazil keeper Julio Cesar joins Benfica

    LISBON (Reuters) - Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has joined Benfica where he will attempt to revive his career after an unhappy last season and a disappointing World Cup. The Portuguese champions, who recently sold first-choice goalkeeper Jan Oblak to...
  • New Brazil boss Dunga cuts several World Cup players

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - New Brazil manager Dunga has left out several big names from the World Cup, including Fred and Paulinho, in his first squad for next month's friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador. Spain-based fullbacks Dani Alves and...
  • Factbox: Marina Silva's economic proposals for Brazil

    (Reuters) - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more orthodox, business-friendly approach than leftist President Dilma Rousseff has taken. Eduardo Giannetti da Fonseca, an...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
  • Conservation of Amazon threatened by poor social conditions of its people: study

    LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The conservation of Brazil's Amazon is threatened by the poor social conditions of its 24 million inhabitants, the first comprehensive study measuring the situation found on Saturday. Lack of access to clean water,...
  • Insight: Brazil's slump hits job market as election approaches

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Many of Brazil's biggest retailers, homebuilders and carmakers are cutting jobs as Latin America's largest economy teeters on the edge of recession, a fresh blow to President Dilma Rousseff's re-election bid. For years, low...