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  • Library hosts cultural extravaganza

    Library hosts cultural extravaganza
    The sound of Afro-Brazilian drumming was so strong and gripping that everyone within earshot paused. A toddler stopped whining and wandered toward the sound, while a woman in mid-checkout left her books on the counter to peek in.
  • Brazil police say woman helped US sect leader avoid arrest

    The Brazilian lead investigator in the case of a religious sect leader sought on sex charges by the U.S. government says the support of a Brazilian woman described as a longtime friend helped him elude authorities in the middle of a manhunt. The chief of...

    Investigation of politicians sought in Brazil graft scandal

    The inquiry into the biggest corruption scandal yet uncovered in Brazil entered an expansive new phase, as the attorney general formally requested the Supreme Court's permission to open investigations against 54 people, most expected to be top political...

    Brazil judge orders deportation of Cesare Battisti

    A Brazilian judge Tuesday ordered the deportation of former Italian militant Cesare Battisti, reversing a 2010 ruling granting him asylum in Latin America's biggest country. Federal Judge Adverci Rates Mendes de Abreu ruled that Battisti was not entitled...

    Haitians' 'Brazilian dream' sours as work hard to find

    Under a scorching sun, dozens of Haitians shuffled impatiently about the brick-walled courtyard of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church. The sight of an approaching employer sparked a skirmish, with the men pushing against each other, jostling for attention....