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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brazil confronts past in report about crimes of dictatorship

    Brazil's National Truth Commission has announced the results of an investigation of crimes committed by the country's military dictatorship, revealing the scope of torture, killings and disappearances carried out from 1964 to 1985 and calling for the...
  • 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...
  • Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil

    Huge shopping malls change landscape of Brazil
    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...
  • Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil

    Orlando City midfielder Kaká called up by Brazil
    Orlando City midfielder Kaká was called up to Brazil’s national team for friendlies against Argentina and Japan. The Lions’ designated player and former FIFA World Player of the Year, Kaká will be making his first appearance with the Selecao...
  • Brazil-Italy legends match shelved

    FORT LAUDERDALE -- The "Clash of the Titans" match pitting players from Brazil's and Italy's legendary World Cup teams has been cancelled. The Brazil-Italy legends game was slated for Friday at 8 p.m. at Lockhart Stadium. Match organizers, who could...
  • Neymar's goal lifts Brazil over Colombia

    Neymar's goal lifts Brazil over Colombia
    Eat your hearts out, Dolphins and 'Canes. The national soccer teams of Brazil and Colombia and their fans put on a clinic Friday on how to fill and rock Sun Life Stadium. South Florida's two premier teams in that other brand of football have a tough act...
  • Bolivia-Ecuador kicks off international soccer matches at Lockhart

    If soccer starved fans didn't get their fill from Friday night's match between Brazil and Colombia at Sun Life Stadium, there's more. On Saturday, the men's national teams from Ecuador and Bolivia will meet in the first of two matches played at...
  • Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0

    Chile soccer team holds on, beats Haiti 1-0
    FORT LAUDERDALE — This was the opposite side of bookends in regard to talent and skill on the soccer pitch. Chile, a veteran of eight World Cup appearances including the most recent in Brazil against Haiti with only the 1974 World Cup to its...