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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 »

2,600 Beer Cans Delivered to Rio De Janeiro Jail For Criminal Cops

2,600 Beer Cans Delivered to Rio De Janeiro Jail For Criminal Cops

Rio’s radio station “BandNews FM” has reported that police officers are investigating the person who allowed 243 gallons of beer to enter a Brazilian prison. continue reading »

Reports Say Brazil Lost Almost $40 Billion Due to Govt Corruption over Last Eight Years

Brazilian Soccer Great Ronaldinho Works to Eliminate AIDS in Brazil and Globally

Brazilian Soccer Great Ronaldinho Works to Eliminate AIDS in Brazil and Globally

The United Nations has a new striker on its team to defeat HIV/AIDS, Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho, who will now parlay his devastating skills on the sports field into raising awareness among young people worldwide to help block further infections. continue reading »

Brazil Cuts Its Lending Ratest to 11.5%

Brazil Plays Host to UN Forum on Global Health Inequities

Rio de Janeiro Prepares for Dengue Epidemic

Rio de Janeiro Prepares for Dengue Epidemic

As summer approaches south of the equator, Rio de Janeiro braces for the season’s worst enemy: Dengue Fever. continue reading »

American Airlines Reintroduces Its Daily Non-Stop NY-Rio Flight

Brazilian Officials Believe Gas Leak Lead to Explosion at File Carioca Restaurant that Left 3 Dead

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Microfinancing Rising in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sparked by Economic Growth

Lending by microfinance institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean grew at its fastest pace in four years as stronger economic growth fueled demand for credit among low-income families and microentrepreneurs in the region. continue reading »

Man Sentenced to Jail for Racism Against Brazilian Indians

Man Sentenced to Jail for Racism Against Brazilian Indians

A man has been sentenced to jail in Brazil for racism against indigenous people, having described them as ‘vagrants’ and ‘tramps’ in a newspaper article. The article says of indigenous people, including the Guarani Indians, ‘They take possession of the land like true vandals’. continue reading »

Brazil Investigation into Deadly Streetcar Accident Finds 23 Safety Faults Contributing to Crash