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Brazil

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  • Brazil's economy barely avoided recession last year

    Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession, the government's statistics bureau said Friday. It was the worst result since 2009 and bad news for President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity has...
  • Brazil federal police report massive tax fraud scheme

    The federal police agency said Friday it has begun legal proceedings against companies allegedly involved in a fraud scheme that has cost Brazil's public coffers almost $2 billion in unpaid fines and taxes. The announcement came a day after police said...
  • Pamper pups in Palm Beach for National Pet Day

    Pamper pups in Palm Beach for National Pet Day
    In honor of “National Pet Day” on April 11, The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach presents the ultimate pooch-pampering package with the launch of “Bark Butler,” available now through the end of the year, starting at $9,300. In...
  • Brazilian economic woes show no sign of ending

    Brazilian economic woes show no sign of ending
    News of the economic debacle in Brazil and the protests that have shaken the foundation of President Dilma Rousseff's government are detailed in the major media in the United States and Europe. When more than 1.5 million people go to the streets...
  • Report: Kraft in talks for sale to 3G Capital

    Kraft Foods Group, one of the most well-known American food-makers, could soon be gobbled up by a hungry Brazilian investment firm, according to a published report. If completed, the deal with 3G Capital would likely be worth more than $40 billion,...
  • Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil

    Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil
    Sheylla Lopes, a 19-year-old transgender woman, was walking down the street, talking on her cellphone when without warning a man came up from behind and slapped her in the face. Lopes says the daytime attack in central Sao Paulo, which knocked her phone...
  • Rousey to defend title in Brazil against Correia

    Rousey to defend title in Brazil against Correia
    For just the fourth time in Ultimate Fighting Championship history, and yet the third time in Ronda Rousey’s last four fights, undefeated combatants will square off for a UFC title. According to multiple outlets’ reports on Thursday, Rousey...
  • Strikers add Flamengo standout Moura

    Strikers add Flamengo standout Moura
    The Strikers continue tapping the Brazilian soccer pipeline, announcing on Wednesday the signing of Flamengo captain Leonardo da Silva Moura. Known as Léo, Moura will practice with the Strikers for the first time on Monday. Moura, 36, spent the past...
  • Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil

    Hundreds of thousands march against government in Brazil
    Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities across the country on Sunday to protest a government beleaguered by scandal, with some calling for President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment. Sunday marked 30 years since the end of the...
  • Youngsters achieve success in jiujitsu at Libertyville studio

    Youngsters achieve success in jiujitsu at Libertyville studio
    Throughout Lake County, there are martial arts academies where youngsters — as well as adults — can study one of the many disciplines of the sport. One such facility is the Northshore Academy of Martial Arts in Libertyville, where one of the...
  • Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s

     Brazilian city suffering worst drought since 1930s
    Brazil: The lowest rainfall levels since 1930 have led to a severe water shortage in Sao Paulo, causing water rationing in the country's commercial capital of 20 million people. Many homes and businesses are experiencing drastically reduced access to...