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  • Brazilian Milestones Energize Rio Film Festival

    The Rio de Janeiro Film Festival unspools against a background of three milestones: the Oct. 5 general elections; a 2014 $540 million governmental funding package for film/TV, unveiled by president Dilma Rousseff in early July; and the impact of new...
  • In Brazil, old parties and debates dominate presidential runoff vote

    With Brazil's presidential runoff election less than two weeks away, a volatile race that recently promised to deliver "new politics" has fallen back upon the parties and debates that have dominated Latin America's largest country for 20 years. Social...
  • 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...
  • MLS commissioner blasts Juergen Klinsmann for comments about league

    MLS commissioner blasts Juergen Klinsmann for comments about league
    Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber blasted Juergen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. men's national soccer team, for remarks Klinsmann made that called into question the quality of MLS play compared with the elite European teams. "Juergen's comments...
  • Longwood native Graham Zusi looks to get to next level after World Cup

    Longwood native Graham Zusi looks to get to next level after World Cup
    FORT LAUDERDALE -- Longwood native Graham Zusi said he has not had much of a time to reflect on the World Cup since returning from Brazil four months ago. The tournament was “kind of a blur down there,” he said, and the midfielder has been...
  • Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola

    Brazil authorities clear and release patient checked for Ebola
    Brazilian authorities on Tuesday cleared and released a patient from Guinea who was suspected of carrying the deadly Ebola virus. It was the first suspected case of Ebola in Brazil, and the 47-year-old man, who entered the country Sept. 19, has been...
  • Game against Flamengo furthers the Magic's tourism fan strategy

    Game against Flamengo furthers the Magic's tourism fan strategy
    It's no accident that the Orlando Magic will host one of Brazil's top professional basketball teams, Flamengo, in a preseason game Wednesday night. Hoping to make further inroads into the Brazilian market, Magic officials asked the NBA to schedule the...
  • U.S. national team will feature similar faces, but could look different against Honduras

    BOCA RATON — The core of the U.S. men's national team will be together on Tuesday night for the first time since its run to the round of 16 in this summer's World Cup. Forward Clint Dempsey, defender Matt Besler and midfielders Michael Bradley,...
  • Beijing smog a work hazard for Mariah Carey, soccer stars

    Beijing smog a work hazard for Mariah Carey, soccer stars
    The first “airpocalypse” of fall hit Beijing this week, but local residents are not the only ones being forced to deal with the smothering smog blanketing the Chinese capital. World-class cyclists and soccer stars from Argentina and Brazil, as...
  • Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread

    Las Vegas sounds false alarm as global Ebola fears spread
    A commercial plane was briefly quarantined on a Las Vegas airport tarmac on Friday, sending airline shares down as worldwide fears increased that Ebola could spread outside West Africa, where it has killed more than 4,000 people. Airline and hospital...
  • Brazil announces its first suspected Ebola case; death toll tops 4,000

    Brazil announces its first suspected Ebola case; death toll tops 4,000
    Brazil announced its first suspected case of Ebola on Friday, a warning that is likely to alarm U.S. officials who are worried about the ability of some of the two countries' neighbors to contain an outbreak of the deadly disease. A 47-year-old man from...