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  • Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints

    Brazil's Black Friday earns name Black Fraude for consumer complaints
    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...
  • Rio unveils 2016 Olympics mascots: a plant and an animal

    Rio unveils 2016 Olympics mascots: a plant and an animal
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Brazil: 278-foot floating Christmas tree sails into Rio's lagoon

    Brazil: 278-foot floating Christmas tree sails into Rio's lagoon
    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...
  • 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...
  • Milton Nascimento looks back

    Milton Nascimento looks back
    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...
  • 'Absence,' 'Town,' 'Paradise' Make Rio Fest Premiere Brasil Line-Up

    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....
  • Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme

     Brazil's occupying artists propel Bienal Sao Paulo's theme
    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...
  • Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture

    Exhibit showcases Brazilian culture
    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....