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Assailants Attack Bar in Brazil, Killing 6

Assailants Attack Bar in Brazil, Killing 6

A group of unknown assailants killed six people early Saturday at a bar in Sao Paulo, an incident that comes amid a recent wave of violence in Brazil's largest metropolis. continue reading »

Boeing, University of Sao Paulo Establish Scientific Partnership

Boeing, University of Sao Paulo Establish Scientific Partnership

U.S. aerospace and defense multinational Boeing and the University of Sao Paulo, Brazil's most prestigious, have signed a scientific cooperation accord on technology projects in the areas of crowd behavior modeling and visual analytics. continue reading »

Petrobras Announces Oil Find Off of Brazilian Coast

Petrobras Announces Oil Find Off of Brazilian Coast

Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras announced a new oil discovery in ultra-deep waters of the Atlantic Ocean. continue reading »

Latin America News:  Brazil Expected to have Slowest Growth in Region

Latin America News:  Brazil Expected to have Slowest Growth in Region

Brazil's average annual economic growth rate between 2011 and 2013 will be the lowest of all Latin American countries, according to analysis published Thursday by the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper. continue reading »

Another Brazilian Woman Auctioning Off Virginity

Another Brazilian Woman Auctioning Off Virginity

It seems another young woman is looking to auction off her virginity, and this one is Brazilian as well. Looking to assist in paying her ailing mother's medical bills after suffering a stroke recently, continue reading »

Flight From Brazil Diverted After Young Woman Dies on Plane

Flight From Brazil Diverted After Young Woman Dies on Plane

According to police a young woman onboard a flight from Brazil to Texas died mid-flight. The American Airlines flight had departed Sao Paolo, Brazil just after 1a.m. on continue reading »

2 Million Ring in 2013 on Brazil’s Copacabana Beach

2 Million Ring in 2013 on Brazil’s Copacabana Beach

Brazil greeted the New Year with massively attended festivities in its principal cities, the standout being the celebration on Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana beach attended by close to 2.3 million people. continue reading »

New Years on the Water: Afro-Brazilians Take to the Beach

New Years on the Water: Afro-Brazilians Take to the Beach

Crowds of Brazilians were getting ready to greet 2013 on the beaches of Rio de Janeiro with floral offerings to Yemanja, the "orisha" or divinity of the seas in Afro-Brazilian religions. continue reading »

Brazilian Robbers Who Took Hostages Free All 9

Brazilian Robbers Who Took Hostages Free All 9

The group of thieves who dynamited the doors and safes of a jewelry factory freed nine people they had held hostage for 20 hours in southern Brazil, police said. continue reading »

Camila Alves, Matthew McConaughey Welcome 3rd Child, A Son Named Livingston

Camila Alves, Matthew McConaughey Welcome 3rd Child, A Son Named Livingston

On Friday, Matthew McConaughey and his wife Camila Alvez welcomed their third child, a baby boy named Livingston. Alvez, 30, who was born in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, continue reading »

Brazilian Woman Who Auctioned Off Virginity Now Posing for Playboy

Brazilian Woman Who Auctioned Off Virginity Now Posing for Playboy

Just two months ago, Brazilian Catarina Migliorini made headlines across the world when it was discovered she was auctioning off her virginity, allegedly for charity. continue reading »

Latin America News: Brazilian Set for 3rd Nuclear Power Plant

Latin America News: Brazilian Set for 3rd Nuclear Power Plant

Brazilian state-owned utility Eletrobras said Thursday that it secured an additional 3.8 billion reais ($1.85 billion) in financing for its third nuclear-power plant, Angra 3. continue reading »

Stevie Wonder, Gilberto Gil Perform for 400,000 in Brazil (VIDEO)

Stevie Wonder, Gilberto Gil Perform for 400,000 in Brazil (VIDEO)

American pop star Stevie Wonder and Brazilian singer-songwriter Gilberto Gil filled Copacabana Beach with music during a seaside concert that attracted some 400,000 people, police said. continue reading »

Brazilian Burger Chain Selling Edible Wrappers (VIDEO)

Brazilian Burger Chain Selling Edible Wrappers (VIDEO)

It's happened to most, you're eating a burger and without noticing you bite/rip off a piece of the burger's wrapper. Well it seems a Brazilian burger chain has a plan to have you worrying less about eating the paper. continue reading »

Latin America News:  11 Die in Truck-Bus Crash in Brazil

Latin America News:  11 Die in Truck-Bus Crash in Brazil

Eleven people died and four others were injured on Sunday in the head-on collision of a truck with a microbus in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco, police said. continue reading »