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  • Brazil orange baron becomes billionaire as Florida output sours

    The tang of Jose Luis Cutrale's orange juice factory permeates the air in the Brazilian town of Araraquara.
  • In Brazil, a new bus fare increase elicits tepid protests this time

     In Brazil, a new bus fare increase elicits tepid protests this time
    In June 2013, an 8-cent bus fare increase spurred student-led protests that quickly grew into a wider movement in which more than a million people took to the streets nationwide to denounce Brazil's poor public services, government corruption and police...

    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,...

    Brazil swim doping case draws unwanted attention to host nation for 2016 Rio Olympics

    Brazilian swimming reached new heights in December when it topped the gold-medal table at the short-course world championships in Qatar. The South Americans are a growing power in the sport, and the results seemed to bode well for the host country at...

    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...