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Barrichello Wins F1 Euro GP

By Jayme Monsanto, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian driver Rubens Barrichello won the European Grand Prix on Sunday, ending a personal five-year drought....

Brazil and Mexico in Trade Talks

By Karen Shishiptorova, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Last week, on his last stop during a visit to South America – which included Columbia...

Sarney Clears Ethics Committee

By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Embattled former President and current head of the Brazilian Senate, José Sarney, may have inched closer...

Plans to Close Help Continue

By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The fate of Copacabana's infamous Help club has been finalized. After the bulldozers have moved in,...

The NBA Takes on Brazil

By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Yet another American-born sport to conquer fans in Brazil, basketball is making headway thanks to none other...

More Pain For Cariocas in Serie A

By Doug Gray, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – This week saw yet another disastrous round of the Brasileirão for the Rio clubs. Flamengo, Botafogo...

Vale Digs for Natural Gas

By Bruno De Nicola, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian Mining Giant Vale has confirmed the existence of hydrocarbon in the Vampira offshore well,...

Roberta Sá at Canecão

By Maíra Amorim, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Her trademark smile and sweet yet powerful voice are conquering Brazil. Her name is Roberta Sá...

Jeff Gardner to Play Rio

By Sarah Coursey, Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Transplanted New Yorker Jeff Gardner tends an organic garden in the Rio state seaside town of Saquarema....

Favelas in Miniature

by Lindsay Spratt, Sub Editor RIO DE JANEIRO - Thousands of bricks cling to the hillside. It is not a favela, but favelas in...
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