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  • Clashes erupt in Brazil as police evict squatters from high-rise

    Clashes erupt in Brazil as police evict squatters from high-rise
    Clashes between police and squatters resisting eviction paralyzed Sao Paulo on Tuesday morning, as streets were emptied and the center of South America's largest city was filled with tear gas and smoke from at least one torched city bus. Large-scale...
  • 3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013

    3,360 miles of forest cleared in Brazilian Amazon in 2013
    The destruction of the world's largest rainforest accelerated last year with a 29 percent spike in deforestation, according to final figures released by the Brazilian government on Wednesday that confirmed a reversal in gains seen since 2009....
  • Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom

    Caetano Veloso's songs of freedom
    Imagine a musician who is as iconic as the Beatles, as enduring as the Rolling Stones and as political as Bob Dylan. In Brazil, that's Caetano Veloso, the 72-year-old singer-songwriter, one-time political dissident and famously confrontational...
  • Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years

    Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years
    The  deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil increased by 29% in the last recorded year, according to figures released Wednesday by the country's National Institute for Space Research, or INPE. It is the first time the deforestation rate has increased...
  • Brazil Pay TV and Internet Are Booming, Per Report

    Brazil's audiovisual market is outpacing the rest of the world's, according to PwC's Global Entertainment and Media Outlook report. Presented recently at Winston Baker's TV & Film Finance Forum Latin America in Rio de Janeiro, report reveals that Brazil's...
  • Stephen Daldry's 'Trash' To Close Rio Festival

    Stephen Daldry's Universal-distribbed "Trash," his awaited venture into Brazilian filmmaking and teen-thriller territory, will close the 2014 Rio de Janeiro Festival on Oct. 7. "Trash" stars Rooney Mara, Martin Sheen and Brazil's Wagner Moura ("Elite...
  • Two months later, U.S. soccer players savor World Cup experience

    When Kyle Beckerman was little bigger than a soccer ball he would leave notes for his mother that he would always autograph the same way. "It just said my name in cursive and then 'USA #15,'" Beckerman confessed. This summer Beckerman's grade school...
  • Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub

     Brazilian: Chicago needs to promote startup hub
    Chicago and Brazil, onetime rivals for the 2016 Olympics, are competing on a different field now: Both are striving to establish internationally recognized tech startup hubs. In this pursuit, however, the locales see potential economic benefit in cross-...
  • Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race

    Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race
    The sudden death of a candidate lagging in the polls and his replacement by a surging environmentalist has transformed Brazil's presidential race and threatens President Dilma Rousseff's hope for a second term. Since a plane crash last month took the...
  • Coach has right touch for the Dutch

    Perhaps it was a joke. Or more mind games from a man who has become a master at them. Either way, Aloysius Paulus Maria van Gaal — better known as Louis to friends and family — caused quite a stir last spring when he said the only job he...
  • Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup

    Brazil's goonish tactics won't work against Germany at World Cup
    There were a couple of things most fans wanted to see in the final games of this World Cup. Yet, neither will be on display in Tuesday's semifinal game between Germany and host Brazil in Belo Horizonte. The first is Neymar, the 22-year-old star...