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Petrobras Beats Oil Production Record

By Doug Gray, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Brazil’s energy giant Petrobras announced last week record-breaking oil production levels for the month of...

National Oilwell Varco in Brazil

By Jaylan Boyle, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The petroleum industry is rarely out of the news in Brazil, but some recent global...

Tango in San Telmo, Buenos Aires

By Joshua Rapp Learn, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Excellent steak and wine, architecture reminiscent of a European metropolis and a tragic sense of...

Brazilian Presidential Bid Intensifies

By Jewellord Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - The three main parties competing for the presidential elections have now announced their potential Vice Presidents...

Dunga Passes on Cariocas for WC

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian coach Dunga announced his 23 man squad for the World Cup last week along with...

Real Estate Guide: Salvador

By Alexandra Alden, Contributing Reporter SALVADOR - Salvador, otherwise known as the 'Capital de Alegria' (Happiness Capital) for its rocking street parties and infamous carnival,...

Flu Finally End Losing Streak

By Matthew Burgess, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Muricy Ramalho picked up his first win as coach of Fluminense against newly-promoted Atlético-GO on Saturday...

Favelas Rising with AfroReggae

By Sibel Tinar, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO – Shootings related to the favelas of Rio de Janeiro are not unheard of, but the tragic...

Paraty: Without the Sun

By Alexandra Alden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Paraty and the Costa Verde's sandy beaches and hot, tropical climate are two of the region's...

Lula Helps Broker Iran Nuclear Deal

By Jewellord Singh, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazilian President Lula da Silva and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan have reached a deal...
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