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  • Brazil's Rousseff vows budget cuts, anti-corruption push in second term

    Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff began her second term Thursday vowing to rein in government spending to curb inflation and pull Latin America's largest economy out of a four-year slump. As she took the oath of office in Brasilia, Rousseff also promised...
  • Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't

    Bridge links Brazil to French Guiana, yet doesn't
    As Jose Domingos speeds down the Oiapoque River in his canoe once more today, he passes underneath a mammoth suspension bridge. By far the most imposing structure anywhere near this muggy Amazonian border town, it looms overhead and then retreats behind...
  • Brazilians face higher gas prices, more austerity moves after election

    Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President Dilma Rousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her...
  • Brazil cuts pension, jobless benefits to prop up finances

    The Brazilian government said on Monday it will limit unemployment and pension benefits, in a move that aims to shore up depleted finances and regain investor confidence. Incoming planing minister Nelson Barbosa said in a briefing that the measures would...
  • Jazz duo's collaboration a family affair

    Jazz duo's collaboration a family affair
    For Brazilian pianist Antonio Adolfo and singer Carol Saboya, music is more than just a passion. It's part of their DNA. "I think it's a genetic thing. I was born with it, with this desire to do something artistic," says Saboya, who also happens to be...
  • Azul begins Fort Lauderdale-Brazil service

    Azul begins Fort Lauderdale-Brazil service
    The land of Samba is now within closer reach for residents in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The first U.S.-bound flight from Azul Brazilian Airlines landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport early Tuesday, marking the low-cost...
  • Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain

    Amazon Indians report more death threats after activists slain
    Indians on the Peru-Brazil border say they continue to receive death threats from loggers after the murder of four local chiefs in a remote forest region overrun by illegal felling. The September slaying of Ashaninka leader Edwin Chota and three of his...
  • Cut the travel, feed the masses

    Cut the travel, feed the masses
    President Barack Obama stayed only one night in Australia for the G-20 summit, but the presidential delegation required more 4,000 rooms costing about $1,732,000. Rooms at three different hotels were reserved for the U.S. delegation. Vice President...
  • 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...