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Salvador Suffers with Police on Strike: Daily

By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A wave of violence has surged through the streets of Salvador since...
Minister for National Integration Fernando Bezerra with former Cities Minister Mário Negromonte (right), photo by Elza Fiúza/ABr.

Seventh Minister Resigns in Brazil: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A seventh minister of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's government has resigned amid accusations of...
Victims' families attend a special mass for the Rio Buildings Collapse in Rio's Metropolitan Cathedral, image recreation.

Rio Collapse Victims to Sue City: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Members of a newly-formed victims' association for those killed in last week’s multiple building...
Petrobras oil spill at the Carioca Nordeste oil field, photo released by Brazilian Navy.

Petrobras Pre-Salt Oil Spill Contained: Daily

By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A public investigation in underway after an incident at a deepwater oil field run...

Flamengo Stay in Libertadores: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Flamengo qualified for the group stages of the Copa Libertadores after defeating Bolivian outfit...
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