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  • Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s

     Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s
    Brazil: The lowest rainfall levels since 1930 have led to a severe water shortage in Sao Paulo, causing water rationing in the country's commercial capital of 20 million people. Many homes and businesses are experiencing drastically reduced access to...
  • Brazilian dancers of Grupo Corpo bring rich mix to Chicago

     Brazilian dancers of Grupo Corpo bring rich mix to Chicago
    When brothers Paolo and Rodrigo Pederneiras and their siblings — who'd studied ballet and contemporary dance as teenagers — decided on dance careers in the mid-'70s, their hometown of Belo Horizonte, in southeastern Brazil, offered few...
  • Around Town: Wealth didn't cultivate understanding

    The cherry trees are blossoming at the Descanso Gardens tea house and it's snowing in New York. Good weather attracts all sorts of people to the Foothills. Several of my adventurous grandparents stayed on the East Coast, after arriving at Ellis Island....
  • Carnival safety tips for travelers to Brazil

     Carnival safety tips for travelers to Brazil
    Brazil: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends taking extra precautions while traveling for Carnival this year, especially during the height of activities Feb. 13-17. Because Carnival is associated with celebrating in excess, to...
  • Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash

    Congressman urges extradition for Brazilian woman accused in fatal DUI crash
    A congressman is pushing for the extradition of a Brazilian woman accused of killing two people while driving drunk in Boca Raton in 2008. In a letter sent Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democrat representing Broward and Palm Beach counties, urged...
  • Brazil's economy hurt by unknown cost of Petrobras' corruption

    Brazil's economy hurt by unknown cost of Petrobras' corruption
    Brazil's economy took another hit Wednesday after its state-controlled oil company admitted it couldn't calculate how much money had been lost in a vast corruption scandal. Petrobras, until last year Latin America's largest company by market value,...
  • Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida

    Brazilian tourists reshape business offerings in Central Florida
    Perfume, luggage and selfie sticks — nothing was off limits to shoppers at Brazil Center on International Drive. The bright, clean showroom, less than 2 miles from Orlando International Premium Outlets, has a loyal Brazilian tourist customer base,...
  • Kaká finds new home, new challenge with Orlando City

    Kaká finds new home, new challenge with Orlando City
    Ricardo Kaká has lifted the World Cup trophy, been named the world's best soccer player and once fetched a record fee of more than $94 million for his services. The Brazilian star has reached every pinnacle of his sport over his career, and yet he...
  • Cleanup of Rio's bay for 2016 Olympics will fall short, officials say

    Cleanup of Rio's bay for 2016 Olympics will fall short, officials say
    To no great surprise, Brazilian officials acknowledged Friday that they will fall short of their goal to greatly decrease pollution in the waters where sailors and windsurfers will compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Environmentalists have long...
  • Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald

    Brazil's claim adds yet another facet to the case of the Bahia Emerald
    The bizarre, tortuous journey of the Bahia Emerald began in the depths of a Brazilian mine and eventually landed it in a Los Angeles County sheriff's evidence locker, where it remains today. Since 2009, the 180,000-carat, 840-pound behemoth of a gem has...
  • Outcry after Indonesia executes 6 for drug trafficking

    An Indonesian firing squad executed six convicted drug traffickers early Sunday, sparking condemnations from human rights groups and foreign leaders. The Netherlands, Indonesia’s former colonial ruler, said it would withdraw its ambassador and...