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  • Ultimate Fighter Brazil shifting to South Florida for finale

    Ultimate Fighter Brazil shifting to South Florida for finale
    The finale for Ultimate Fighter Brazil, initially slated for June 27 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, will take place instead in South Florida, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced Friday. The league also revealed the new main draw for the Season 4 wrap -- a...
  • Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month

    Teachers in Brazil vote to extend strike into a third month
    A teachers union in Sao Paulo voted Friday to continue a strike into its third month, reinforcing demands on Brazil's state governments that a recession cost-cutting drive not fall on educators. Striking teachers filled the city's main Paulista Avenue...
  • Azul to increase flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sao Paulo

    Azul to increase flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sao Paulo
    Azul Brazilian Airlines is boosting service at its new Florida outposts. Starting July 1, the Brazilian low-cost carrier will add three weekly flights to its daily nonstop schedule between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sao Paulo/...
  • In Brazil's slums, residents band together to protest police shootings

    In Brazil's slums, residents band together to protest police shootings
    It was Holy Thursday, and Udson Freitas was sitting on the balcony of his small house in the Complexo do Alemao favela when a girl ran onto his street below, screaming. "They killed my brother! They killed my brother!" Freitas ran down his steps,...
  • Brazil court tells Uber to cease and desist -- but so far, it hasn't

    Brazil court tells Uber to cease and desist -- but so far, it hasn't
    Authorities have ordered Uber to suspend its activities in Brazil, and for app store operators to disable the product nationally, arguing that the San Francisco quasi-taxi company violates local transportation laws. The injunction, issued Tuesday by Sao...
  • Trade missions coming to South Florida this month

    Trade missions coming to South Florida this month
    Trade missions from Quebec, the Dutch Caribbean and Brazil are coming to South Florida this month, offering goods and services from their homelands to local buyers. The Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Quebec delegation to Palm Beach,...
  • Samba Fest: A Day Of Brazilian Culture, Music, Food

    Samba Fest: A Day Of Brazilian Culture, Music, Food
    Samba Fest's return to Mortensen Riverfront Plaza on Saturday, May 2, doesn't just signal a ninth consecutive year of Brazilian music and culture in downtown Hartford: It also marks the beginning of another much-needed downtown festival season. "We're...
  • Drought blamed for upsurge in dengue fever in Brazil

    Drought blamed for upsurge in dengue fever in Brazil
    Brazil's armed forces have joined the battle against an outbreak of deadly dengue fever in São Paulo, South America's largest city, a jump blamed in part on the severe drought and water crisis plaguing the region. The virus, spread by mosquitoes,...
  • Brazil meets Japan at SOHO Bay in South Beach

    Brazil meets Japan at SOHO Bay in South Beach
      SOHO Bay 520 West Ave., Miami Beach, 786-618-2788, SohoBayRestaurant.com This 17-year-old Brazilian chain has unveiled its first international outpost in the south tower of Bentley Bay condos with views of the bay and skyline. "When I visited...
  • Gilberto Gil's long, strange trip

    Gilberto Gil's long, strange trip
    It's nearly impossible to think of Brazilian music without thinking of Gilberto Gil. He helped shape Brazilian popular music through the Tropicalia movement. He went from being a political prisoner in the 1960s to a politician in the 2000s. And he's...
  • For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers

    For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers
    Vera Lucia Marchioro recalls a morgue employee clicking through photos on a computer screen until a face appeared that could have been Luiz, her 25-year-old son who had disappeared the day before. She wasn't sure, she said, because of the swelling....