| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:27 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The first new, sponsored exhibit of the Boca Raton Children's Museum in years officially opened Thursday — along with what supporters hope will be a new chapter for the museum.
But it was also the last public event for its leader, Denise St....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Most of the shops in the Monte Carmo mall haven't opened yet, but it's already full of Brazilian kids. They come in droves, filling its cavernous hallways, giggling, ogling sneakers, asking for chocolate.
But they aren't here to buy anything. They're on...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:30 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Argentina has a New Argentine Cinema; Carlos Reygadas, Mantarraya and Canana ushered in a new era in Mexico; the Novissimo Cine Chileno exploded onto the scene at the 2005 Valdivia Festival.
Now, finally, in a year when Brazil has...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 12:07 PM
Embraer, the Brazilian aircraft maker than runs U.S. operations from Fort Lauderdale, has rolled out its first military plane made in Florida.
Embraer and its partner Sierra Nevada Corp. this week presented the A-29 Super Tucano light air support...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Brazil's Independence Day — Sete de Setembro — is nowhere near as big as July Fourth, but it is a good excuse for a party.
About 8,000 people are expected to converge on downtown Boca Raton for the city's third annual Brazilian Beat that...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 12:30 PM
From Bravo's "Watch What Happens: Live" to GSN's "The American Bible Challenge," prolific producer Michael Davies has had no less than half a dozen series and pilots in the hopper at any given time during the past few years at his Sony Pictures TV-based...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If you lift your eyes above Ipanema Beach at a particular moment, you might see what Baldemar Fierro saw.
The photographer from Laguna Beach captured the twinkling lights and colorful buildings in one of Rio de Janeiro's favelas, or slums, overlooking...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president Dilma Rousseff in early July; and the impact of new...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:29 PM
Eike Batista, until recently the richest man in Brazil and one of the wealthiest worldwide, has been charged with fraud and conspiracy in connection with the collapse of his oil and energy empire.
Batista, formerly a self-proclaimed symbol of his...