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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Over 200 organizations and individuals representing patients, doctors, scientists and social groups from India and South Africa are protesting against Brazil, due to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' positioning in the debate on the...
SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Brazilian native, Rayssa Sereno, is close to fulfilling a dream: to lead a dog-pulled sleigh through 300 km of Arctic tundra wilderness in the Fjällräven Polar Challenge. “I hope to take Brazil to a competition that...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Perhaps in honor of International Jazz Day, British jazz star Corinne Bailey Rae announced on April 30th that she is to be joining the line-up for the first Montreux Jazz...
By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Crimefighters in Switzerland and Brazil pledged to intensify cooperation to resolve the sprawling corruption case linked to Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras in which around US$ 701 million (700 million...
By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - After a four-year wait, tournament favorites Brazil began their 2018 World Cup campaign in disappointing fashion yesterday (June 17th) as the Seleção drew 1-1 with Switzerland in a physical match...
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...

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