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Brazil Overtakes Britain as World’s 6th Largest Economy (VIDEO)

Brazil Overtakes Britain as World’s 6th Largest Economy (VIDEO)

A leading economic research group says Brazil has overtaken Britain as the world's sixth-largest economy. The London-based Center for Economics and Business continue reading »

Gang Stealing Hair From Brazilian Salons

Gang Stealing Hair From Brazilian Salons

Police are investigating a gang that has been targeting beauty salons here in Brazil's largest city to steal the natural locks used for hair extensions, authorities said Tuesday. continue reading »

Bus-Truck Collision Kills 6 in Brazil- 2nd Serious Accident in Brazil This Week

Bus-Truck Collision Kills 6 in Brazil- 2nd Serious Accident in Brazil This Week

Six people were killed and two others injured when a bus and a pick-up truck collided head-on in Brazil's Sao Paulo state, the federal highway patrol said Tuesday. continue reading »

Brazil Surpasses UK, Now 6th Largest Global Economy

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Get Engaged on Christmas

Matthew McConaughey and Camila Alves Get Engaged on Christmas

McConaughey proposed on Christmas to Brazilian model Camila Alves, his long-time partner and the mother of his two children, Levi and Vida. Camila said yes! continue reading »

U.S. Processes Record Number of Visa Applications from Brazil, 42% Increase from Last Year

U.S. Processes Record Number of Visa Applications from Brazil, 42% Increase from Last Year

The U.S. Mission to Brazil processed a record number of visa applications – 820,000 – in fiscal year 2011, a 42 percent year-over-year increase. continue reading »

Brazil Slaps New Fine on Chevron for November Oil Spill

Brazil Slaps New Fine on Chevron for November Oil Spill

Brazil's environmental protection agency has fined U.S. oil supermajor Chevron an additional 10 million reais (some $5.3 million), saying the company lacked an emergency plan for coping with accidents such as the Nov. 8 oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro state. continue reading »

Grammy’s to Make Special Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim

Grammy’s to Make Special Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim

Antonio Carlos Jobim, who co-wrote the famous song “Girl From Ipanema” will be awarded a posthumous Grammy for helping share Bossa Nova with the world. continue reading »

Brazilian Woman Gives Birth To Two-Headed Baby (VIDEO)

Brazilian Woman Gives Birth To Two-Headed Baby (VIDEO)

María de Nazare, 25, said she had initially expected twins and only learned her babies shared a body minutes before she gave birth by cesarean section. continue reading »

Brazilian Bus Crash Kills 5

Brazilian Bus Crash Kills 5

Five people were killed and 47 others injured Wednesday when a bus collided with a truck in the central Brazilian state of Tocantins, authorities said. The accident took place around 4:30 a.m. continue reading »

Gisele Bündchen Is Everywhere These Days

Gisele Bündchen Is Everywhere These Days

Gisele Bündchen, the “best paid super model in the world,” according to Forbes, is the face of Givenchy, H&M, Pantene and just landed a contract with Versace! continue reading »

UN Aims to Saves Lives in Amazon Through Use Of Plants & Food in Region

UN Aims to Saves Lives in Amazon Through Use Of Plants & Food in Region

A United Nations book released today aims to provide people in the developing world with accessible knowledge of Amazon plants and foods they can use to improve their livelihoods. continue reading »

Brazil Thinking About Exchanging Guns for World Cup Tickets

Brazil Thinking About Exchanging Guns for World Cup Tickets

Brazilian legislators are studying the possibility to offer discounts, tickets, official soccer balls and other merchandise to fans that turn in their fire arms to authorities. continue reading »

New Face of Chanel is Brazilian Tomboy Model Alice Dellal

New Face of Chanel is Brazilian Tomboy Model Alice Dellal

British-Brazilian tomboy model and Punk-Rocker Alice Dellal is the star of the next Boy Chanel handbag campaign, shot by Karl Lagerfeld himself. continue reading »

U.S. Defense Contractor Wins $100 Million Brazilian Military-Jet Contract

U.S. Defense Contractor Wins $100 Million Brazilian Military-Jet Contract

Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies, has landed a $100 million contract from Brazil military jet manufacturer Embraer Defense and Security. continue reading »