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Oil Giant Chevron “Takes Full Responsibility” for Spill in Brazil

Oil Giant Chevron “Takes Full Responsibility” for Spill in Brazil

Chevron Corp. "takes full responsibility" for the oil spill off Brazil, the U.S.-based supermajor's top executive in the South American country, George Buck, said. continue reading »

Crime of Passion in Brazil Results in 5 Adults and 4-Year Old Killed

Crime of Passion in Brazil Results in 5 Adults and 4-Year Old Killed

Five adults and a little girl were gunned down at a house in Aparecida de Goiania, a town in the central Brazilian state of Goias, in an apparent crime of passion, police said Sunday. continue reading »

‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ Fever Hits Barcelona (VIDEO)

‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn’ Fever Hits Barcelona (VIDEO)

Take a look at Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner at the Premiere of their vampire flick Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part: 1 in Barcelona. continue reading »

Brazil’s Truth Commission Signed Today Receives International Praise

Brazil’s Truth Commission Signed Today Receives International Praise

The United Nations human rights chief today hailed the creation of Brazil’s truth commission as an important first step towards promoting healing continue reading »

$1.4 Billion Latin American Energy Project to Build Four Wind Farms in Region

$1.4 Billion Latin American Energy Project to Build Four Wind Farms in Region

IMPSA, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, will get a $150 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to help finance its plans to expand wind energy generation in Latin America. continue reading »

Lula Shaves His head and Face Ahead of Treatment. Check Out his new Do!

Lula Shaves His head and Face Ahead of Treatment. Check Out his new Do!

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's wife Marisa Leticia shaved him Wednesday at their home in the industrial city of Sao Bernardo do Campo, near Sao Paulo. continue reading »

Brazilian Beach Occupied by Killer Piranhas

Brazilian Beach Occupied by Killer Piranhas

Thousands of hungry piranhas have infested the popular Daveron beach in west Brazil’s Paraguay river; 15 people have reportedly been bitten in the past two weeks. continue reading »

More Crazy From Courtney Love in Brazil, Foo Fighter Grohl Center of Her Rants  (VIDEO)

More Crazy From Courtney Love in Brazil, Foo Fighter Grohl Center of Her Rants (VIDEO)

Courtney Love keeps proving no one can do crazy like she can and now all of Brazil knows it. continue reading »

Chevron May Abandon Leaking Well in Brazil after Nov. 8 Spill

Chevron May Abandon Leaking Well in Brazil after Nov. 8 Spill

Brazilian oil regulator ANP approved Chevron Corp.'s plan to seal a leaking offshore well, the official Agencia Brasil news agency said Tuesday. continue reading »

Brazil Tackles Its Food Insecurity and Obesity Problems

Brazil Tackles Its Food Insecurity and Obesity Problems

The Fourth National Conference on Food Security has just ended, in the State of Bahia. Organized by the Conselho Nacional de Segurança Alimentar continue reading »

U.S. State Officials to Visit Argentina and Brazil

U.S. State Officials to Visit Argentina and Brazil

Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, Thomas Countryman, is on travel to Argentina and Brazil from November 15 to 18 continue reading »

Brazilian Man Attacked by Half a Dozen Monkeys at Zoo (VIDEO)

Brazilian Man Attacked by Half a Dozen Monkeys at Zoo (VIDEO)

Brazilian mechanic Joao Leite dos Santos admitted to have had too much to drink before he decided it would be fun to play with the Sao Paulo Zoo’s spider monkeys. continue reading »

Courtney Love Goes Topless at Brazil’s SWU Festival (VIDEO)

Courtney Love Goes Topless at Brazil’s SWU Festival (VIDEO)

47-year-old Courtney Love rocked out with her boobs out, singing and strumming topless for Hole fans at Sao Paulo, Brazil’s SWU festival, Sunday. continue reading »

Brazilian Authorities Take Over Three Drug Infested Favelas with 1,500 Police

Brazilian Authorities Take Over Three Drug Infested Favelas with 1,500 Police

The operation's success was due to cooperation between the state and federal governments, Rio de Janeiro Gov. Sergio Cabral said. continue reading »

Brazilian Woman Convicted of Providing Fake Visas for More than 1,000 Hotel Workers

Brazilian Woman Convicted of Providing Fake Visas for More than 1,000 Hotel Workers

A federal jury found a Brazilian woman residing in Orlando guilty of alien smuggling and conspiracy to commit alien smuggling and worker visa fraud on Monday, following an investigation that began with U.S. continue reading »