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  • Gullane Brothers Ride Brazil's Support to Commercial, Arthouse Success

    Brazil's entertainment industry is the envy of Latin America: It boasts eight years of box office growth, local movies that grabbed an 18.6% market share last year and strong government financial support. So it makes sense that Sao Paulo-based brothers...
  • MLS notebook: Orlando City might face Flamengo, São Paulo in preseason

    MLS notebook: Orlando City might face Flamengo, São Paulo in preseason
    Orlando City will start its preseason in Brazil, that much is known. Owner Flávio Augusto da Silva revealed the preseason plans on his Facebook page and wrote that the club will face three Brazilian sides during the South American tour. Now, reports out...
  • Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week

    Ships from Norway, Brazil and Denmark to arrive in Baltimore this week
    If September's Star-Spangled Spectacular didn't offer enough opportunities to tour visiting ships in Baltimore, three more are set to arrive this week. A tall ship from Norway will arrive Wednesday, followed by Navy ships from Brazil and Denmark in...
  • Brazil still struggling to reach its full potential

    Brazil still struggling   to reach its full potential
    After a dirty, divisive and at times surprising campaign, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president won what some call a closely contested election — although she bested her opponent by 3.5 million votes. For Rousseff, it will be her second...
  • Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme

     Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme
    When Andy Marshall, Talitha Bewlay and about 100 other artists stormed past a security guard and broke into the huge building at 63 Ouvidor on May 1, they didn't really know what was going to happen. They had seen the scores of other occupied buildings...
  • Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture

    Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture
    Tucked in a room at the Boca Raton Children's Museum is a hands-on exhibit celebrating all things Brazil. "F.A.C.E.S. (Florida Art and Cultural Education through Storytelling) Brazil," sponsored by the Brazil International Foundation, runs through Dec....
  • Soccer star Pele to leave hospital soon, aide says

    Brazilian soccer legend Pele is doing "fine" and will be discharged from a Sao Paulo hospital early on Thursday after he was admitted for stomach pains, one of his aides told Reuters. The 74-year-old soccer great had to cancel a book-signing at a museum...
  • Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal

    Pele in hospital recovering from kidney stone removal
    SAO PAULO — Former Brazil striker underwent a procedure on Thursday to remove kidney stones that were obstructing his urinary tract, his doctors at a Sao Paulo hospital said. The 74-year-old was admitted to the Albert Einstein Hospital on...
  • Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports

    Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports
    In a glass tower topped with solar panels, wind turbines and rooftop gardens, a team of architects and planners who helped turn a once-moribund industrial tract into a trendy neighborhood in this river port town is crafting ways to bring street life and...
  • Dani Alves blames media for Brazil's World Cup debacle

    SAO PAULO -- 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...
  • 'Movie Life,' 'Forest,' 'Last Stand' Feature in Films from Rio

    Brazilian actor-turned-director Selton Mello has is following up his milestone art film "The Clown," Brazil's Oscar entry, with "A Movie Life" adapting the book "A Distant Father" by Chilean Antonio Skarmeta, one of whose other novels was turned by...