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By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – A United States judge in New York has ordered Brazil’s construction giant, Odebrecht to pay a fine of US$2.6 billion to be divided between the governments of Brazil, the United...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian construction conglomerate, Odebrecht, and one of its subsidiaries, Braskem, have agreed to pay at least US$3.5 billion in penalties due to bribes paid to government officials in Brazil, the...
By Georgia Grimond, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The countdown has finally begun. With 106 days until the start of the first Olympic Games in South America, in Rio de Janeiro, the Olympic torch was lit today,...
By Lisa Flueckiger, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Last year’s winner Grêmio Recreativo Escola de Samba Unidos da Tijuca are the last school to enter the Sambódromo in this year’s Carnival. Their title defending parade is expected in...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – After the first edition in Rio de Janeiro in 2007, the Live Earth concert event is scheduled to return to the city for a second round, this year on...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A late piece of Lionel Messi magic helped Argentina to a 1-0 win over Switzerland in the second round of the FIFA World Cup at the Arena Corinthians this...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The knock-out phase of the 2014 FIFA World Cup begins today with two matches, and four South American teams in action. Of the eight groups of four sides, the...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Switzerland have qualified for the knock-out stages of the 2014 FIFA World Cup after a 3-0 win over Honduras yesterday (June 25th) afternoon at the Arena Amazônia. Shaqiri was...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A Karim Benzema inspired France beat Switzerland 5-2 yesterday afternoon (June 20th) at the Arena Fonte Nova to all but qualify for the final sixteen of the FIFA World...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A 93rd minute strike from Haris Seferovic handed Switzerland a 2-1 win over Ecuador at the Estádio Mané Garrincha in Brasília this afternoon. The Swiss were forced to take...
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