| Nov 28, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Although they don't celebrate Thanksgiving and don't have the day off on Friday, millions of Brazilians are taking part in a booming Black Friday of their own, and consumer protection authorities are working overtime to shield them from scams that have...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:05 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Bright yellow and cat-like, with a green leaf-haired brother, the mascots for the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro were launched by organisers late on Sunday. The mascots, who are said to represent the animals and plants...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:16 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 1:39 PM
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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:24 PM
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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Rio de Janeiro kicked off the Christmas season with fireworks over its towering floating Christmas tree that was lighted Saturday night in Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.
OK, technically it's not a tree but an amazing connection of metal and lights that's no...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:15 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 10:19 AM
In a 50-year career, Milton Nascimento has both fought for human rights, and reinvented Brazilian music.
Early on, the Brazilian singer-songwriter fused international sounds like progressive rock and jazz with rhythms such as bossa nova, Brazilian...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Chico Teixeira's "Absence," Daniel Aragao's "I Swear I'll Leave This Town" and Andre Ristum's "The Other Side of Paradise" world premiere in the Rio de Janeiro Intl. Film Festival's centerpiece Premiere Brasil.
The Rio Fest runs Sept. 24 to Oct. 8....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
When Andy Marshall, Talitha Bewlay and about 100 other artists stormed past a security guard and broke into the huge building at 63 Ouvidor on May 1, they didn't really know what was going to happen. They had seen the scores of other occupied buildings...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Tucked in a room at the Boca Raton Children's Museum is a hands-on exhibit celebrating all things Brazil.
"F.A.C.E.S. (Florida Art and Cultural Education through Storytelling) Brazil," sponsored by the Brazil International Foundation, runs through Dec....