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  • Brazil's '1984'-style World Cup security may be coming to your city too

    Brazil's '1984'-style World Cup security may be coming to your city too
    The World Cup in Brazil ended the way it started, with authorities flexing unprecedented muscle to squelch dissenters, silence journalists and shield the carefully manicured event from disruption.  President Dilma Rousseff promised to host “the...
  • 'BRICS' nations to form development bank to rival World Bank, IMF

    The so-called BRICS countries agreed to form an international development bank with aspirations to challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said Tuesday...
  • World Cup: Germany-Brazil Match Scores Twitter, Facebook Records for Sports Chatter

    Germany's 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted worldwide during the match, and generated record activity on...
  • Petrobras shares fall, analysts point to poor management by Brazil

    When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power. "It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
  • In Brazil, World Cup talk is colored by politics

    Daniel Paulo Ribeiro and Guilherme Miguel have very different opinions as to how well Brazil is hosting the World Cup soccer tournament, despite watching it unfold from the same street corner in the host city of Recife. "It's going fantastically....
  • Brazil's Dilma Rousseff Announces $540 Million Government Package for Film and TV

    Three months ahead of general elections on Oct. 5, Brazilian president Dilma Roussef has announced a huge 2014 1.2 billion reales ($540 million) government-funding package for Brazil's film and TV sectors, under the initiative Brasil de Todas as Telas....
  • Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years

    Brazil says rate of Amazon deforestation up for first time in years
    The  deforestation of the Amazon in Brazil increased by 29% in the last recorded year, according to figures released Wednesday by the country's National Institute for Space Research, or INPE. It is the first time the deforestation rate has increased...
  • Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race

    Rise of candidate Marina Silva transforms Brazil's presidential race
    The sudden death of a candidate lagging in the polls and his replacement by a surging environmentalist has transformed Brazil's presidential race and threatens President Dilma Rousseff's hope for a second term. Since a plane crash last month took the...
  • Brazil Gears Up $33 Million Film-TV Fund SP Cine (EXCLUSIVE)

    Brazil is gearing up a new film-TV fund, SP Cine, a Sao Paulo-based finance investment initiative. Still in the works as a fully launched entity, but now with a CEO, Alfredo Manevy, SP Cine is looking to bow officially first half 2015. Its gameplan is...
  • Obama navigates tricky diplomatic waters at Nelson Mandela memorial

    Obama navigates tricky diplomatic waters at Nelson Mandela memorial
    WASHINGTON — Even in death, Nelson Mandela is bringing together unlikely bedfellows. For President Obama, the trip to South Africa for the international icon’s memorial service has been a steady series of encounters that can test...
  • A handshake and a selfie

    A handshake and a selfie
    Judging by the media's coverage of Nelson Mandela's memorial this week, the gathering in South Africa consisted primarily of President Obama appeasing enemies of the United State and snapping juvenile "selfies" with his fellow national leaders. Those...