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  • U.S. Olympic official gives Rio de Janeiro high marks

    U.S. Olympic official gives Rio de Janeiro high marks
    The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee, on a briefing trip to Brazil, has been encouraged by the prospects for a successful 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. "This trip has afforded me the opportunity to view the impressive progress that has been made in Rio,"...
  • Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies

    Russia begins implementing food embargo against U.S. and allies
    Russia on Thursday began rolling out a sweeping embargo on food imports from the United States, members of the European Union and allied nations in response to those countries' economic sanctions for Moscow's aggressiveness in Ukraine. Prime Minister...
  • At 90, a former Foreign Service officer looks at Gaza then, and now

     At 90, a former Foreign Service officer looks at Gaza then, and now
    Almost 60 years ago, I was a young Foreign Service officer, standing on the Gaza border with my contact from the Israeli Foreign Ministry. The Eisenhower administration had been using all the pressure it could to force Israel to withdraw from Gaza in...
  • Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City

    Glendale Fight Night brings hard-hitting action to Jewel City
    Nearly five years after breaking Glendale’s 62-year ban on boxing events, Art of Boxing Promotions has continued to keep the sweet science a prominent part of the Jewel City’s sporting culture.   The name may have changed, as Saturday night&...
  • Gullane Filmes Ups Brazil's Ante (EXCLUSIVE)

    LOCARNO - Talk about raising the bar. At Locarno, Brazil's Fabiano Gullane, co-founder with brother Caio of Sao Paulo-based Gullane Filmes, is unveiling to sales agents and potential co-producers the biggest, most ambitious and most sophisticated movie...
  • 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...
  • Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States

    Brazil's Embraer flying high in the United States
    They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach. Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
  • Brazil Gears Up $33 Million Film-TV Fund SP Cine (EXCLUSIVE)

    Brazil is gearing up a new film-TV fund, SP Cine, a Sao Paulo-based finance investment initiative. Still in the works as a fully launched entity, but now with a CEO, Alfredo Manevy, SP Cine is looking to bow officially first half 2015. Its gameplan is...
  • Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans

    Scientific proof that a summer World Cup in Doha is too hot - for fans
    German researchers have some advice to the organizers of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Doha, Qatar: Hold the soccer tournament during the winter. Or, if the matches really must be played during the summer, hold them at night. The reason, they say, is not...
  • The globe's soccer hotbed? Right now it's World Cup champion Germany

    Christian Seifert has been following soccer's summer transfer period with equal parts wonder and bemusement. There was Luis Suarez, jumping from Liverpool to Barcelona for nearly $130 million. James Rodriguez went from Monaco to Real Madrid for $108...