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By Sarah Brown, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian GDP, the largest economy in Latin America, fell by 0.6 percent in the second quarter ending in June, worse than analysts had predicted. In the first quarter revised...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The state of Rio de Janeiro further reinforced its security force for the 2014 World Cup games last week on Friday, June 6th, when almost a thousand new Military...
By William Jones, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a survey conducted by IBOPE (Brazilian Institute of Public Opinion and Statistics), as little as 51 percent of the Brazilians who took part in in the national study...
By Lise Alves, Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Protesters in twelve Brazilian cities took to the streets on Thursday to demonstrate against the high costs of hosting the FIFA World Cup in June, while also demanding more housing and...
By Benjamin Parkin, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Those looking for rental alternatives to the increasingly expensive Zona Sul (South Zone) during the World Cup may do well to check out Tijuca, in Rio’s Zona Norte (North Zone)....
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Demonstrators gathered in Rio and São Paulo on Saturday to protest the country's hosting of the 2014 FIFA World Cup later this year. Police and protesters clashed in São...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Goals from Neymar and Oscar gave Brazil a comfortable 2-0 win over South Korea yesterday in Seoul. Chelsea defender David Luiz captained the side in Thiago Silva's absence and...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – FIFA has received more than 4.5 million ticket orders for the 2014 World Cup, the football (soccer) authority announced, just one week before the first phase of sales ends. Out...
By Robbie Blakeley, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Street Child World Cup (SCWC) is set to officially launch tonight in Rio de Janeiro at an event in Humaitá. On March 27th, 2014, the second ever Street Child...

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