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Country Deploys New Automated Alert System in Times of National Crisis

Brazil is World’s Sixth Largest Economy, Moves Past United Kingdom

Brazil Obtains $1.5 Billion Loan to Construct Major Sáo Paulo Beltway

300 Military Police in Brazil Forcibly Remove Protesting Students in Såo Paulo

Brazilian Government and UN Launch Initiative to Combat Global Hunger

Brazilian Government and UN Launch Initiative to Combat Global Hunger

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and the Brazilian Government today launched a new initiative to help countries run their own national school meal programs to advance the nutrition and education of children. continue reading »

Russia Declares Brazil & Latin America as Strategically Important Region for Natural Gas

Brazilian Police Car Crashes Into Smuggler’s Plane (VIDEO)

Brazilian Police Car Crashes Into Smuggler’s Plane (VIDEO)

Brazilian feds arrested a gang of five smugglers after crashing their police vehicle into the left wing of the criminal’s plane. continue reading »

Immigration Surges 52 Percent in Brazil

Brazilian ex-President Lula Diagnosed with Throat Cancer

Brazilian ex-President Lula Diagnosed with Throat Cancer

The 66-year-old has a tumor in his larynx, a statement from the Sirio-Libanes Hospital in Sao Paulo said."After multiple investigations, initial chemotherapy will start in the next few days. The patient is well," the statement read. continue reading »

Brazilian Government Cuts Fuel Tax as Gas Prices Climb

Pele on World Cup- Brazil is Not Ready

Pele on World Cup- Brazil is Not Ready

“Brazil is not ready,” Pele said. “Not yet, it is not ready. The biggest problem, I think, is the organization, that is a big problem, so too is the communications”. continue reading »

Colombian Dog Interrupts Soccer Game, Gets Own Web-Game (VIDEO)

Colombian Dog Interrupts Soccer Game, Gets Own Web-Game (VIDEO)

Earlier this week, a soccer match in Bogotá, Colombia was brought to a halt by a local canine fan that we think was just too excited the home team was winning 4-0. continue reading »

Brazil Sees Highest Level of Foreign Investment this Year at $50.5 Billion

Brazil iPad Factor Ready to Open, Will Provide 100,000 Jobs

FIFA to Offer Cheap World Cup Tickets For Underprivileged Brazilians

FIFA to Offer Cheap World Cup Tickets For Underprivileged Brazilians

FIFA Secretary General Jérôme Valcke said the association is working to provide unprivileged Brazilians with affordable passes to 2014 World cup games. continue reading »