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Designer Sparks Racial Controversy in Brazil With Afro Wigs

ABC News: Activists in Brazil have accused the celebrated stylist and fashion designer Ronaldo Fraga of perpetuating negative racial stereotypes during Sao Paulo's Fashion Week. Along with makeup artist Marcos Costa, Fraga chose to complement a series of designs ...
Brazil to Spend Record $600 Million to Boost Olympic Medal Hopes

- 2 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, Carlos Arthur Nuzman, delivers a speech during the "Best Athlete of the Year" ceremony on December 17, 2013 in Sao Paulo.

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Ricardo Lewandowski: Brazil's Rising Chief Justice

OZY: Over a decade later in 2006, Lula — President Lula — appointed Lewandowski to Brazil's Supreme Court (STF), where, as senior member of the court, he'll shortly take over as chief justice as his predecessor retires. Like the U.S. Supreme Court, Brazil ...

Brazil goalkeeper Cesar returns to QPR

TORONTO (AP) — Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has been recalled to newly promoted Queens Park Rangers after his loan to Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.

Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

Yahoo News: Washington (AFP) - Giant anteaters in Brazil have killed two hunters in separate incidents, raising concerns about the animals' loss of habitat and the growing risk of dangerous encounters with people, researchers said. The long-nosed, hairy mammals ...

Brazil announces $13 billion credit stimulus

Brazil's central bank said Friday it would ease banks' reserve requirements, freeing up $13 billion to stimulate lending and boost an economy facing its fourth year of sluggish growth. The new measures, which also loosen the rules on lending to small businesses, come as leftist President Dilma Rousseff heads into October elections in which she is seeking a second four-year term. "The central ...

World Cup Bolsters Brazilian Tourist Receipts in June

Wall Street Journal: Through May of this year, international visitors to Brazil had spent close to 6% less than they did during the first five months of 2013. But by the end of June, foreign tourists had spent $3.65 billion in Brazil, up 4.8% from the same period last year ...

Brazil makes contact with members of isolated tribe in Amazon

Los Angeles Times: The group of seven people, who speak what is believed to be a language of the Pano linguistic group, crossed into western Brazil from Peru in June and made contact with another indigenous settlement, which notified the Brazilian government, said Brazil ...

Brazil to pump up to $20 billion in credit into ailing economy

RIO DE JANEIRO/BRASILIA, July 25 (Reuters) - Brazil's central bank on Friday announced measures to inject as much as 45 billion reais ($20 billion) in credit into the country's ailing economy, which is weighed down by the highest borrowing costs in nearly three years. The bank said it was freeing up an estimated 30 billion reais in the financial system through changes to banks' reserve ...

Did Brazil's uncontacted tribe receive proper medical care?

Science AAAS: Exposed. After making contact with outsiders, the Amazon tribesmen above received medical treatment for flu from a Brazilian government team, but some critics think the treatment was inadequate.

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THERE IS A NEW MAN TASKED..

Brazil appoints Dunga as new coach after World Cup horror show

CNN: (CNN) -- There is a new man tasked with fulfilling Brazil's World Cup destiny. But for a nation still smarting from the pain of that humbling 7-1 semifinal defeat to Germany, the announcement that Dunga is back in charge might raise a few eyebrows.

Brazil names new soccer coach

There is a new man tasked with fulfilling Brazil's World Cup destiny.

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Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

Sacramento Bee: RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, using increased funding to follow the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China. Marcus Vinicius, executive director of sport for ...

Brazil Names Dunga Head Coach After Team's Humiliating World Cup Exit

Fox News Latino: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) – Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national team, four years after he was fired from the job. Tuesday's hiring comes two weeks after Brazil was eliminated from the World Cup in a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the ...

Dunga returns for second stint as Brazil coach

Sacramento Bee: RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national football team, four years after he was fired from the same job. Tuesday's hiring comes two weeks after Brazil was eliminated from the World Cup in a humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany ...

Dunga returns for second stint as Brazil coach

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is bringing back Dunga to coach the national football team, four years after he was fired from the same job.

World Cup final: live Argentina v Germany webchat from Brazil

Daniel Taylor was online from Rio de Janeiro to answer your questions about the biggest match in the game.

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Carlos Dunga Named Brazil Manager: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Bleacher Report: Carlos Dunga is officially returning to coach the Brazilian national team after a previous four-year stint leading up to the 2010 World Cup. He replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari, who watched over a meltdown during the final rounds of this year's marquee ...

AFTER WORLD CUP..

Thousands of young Argentines won't leave Brazil after World Cup

Fox News: FILE - In this July 14, 2014, file photo, an Argentina soccer fan waves Argentina's national flag the morning after his team was defeated by Germany at the World Cup final, on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Local media reports say tens of ...

Arizona man dies in Brazil after World Cup

USA TODAY: When Max Mendoza headed to Brazil at the end of June, he didn't tell most of his family and friends back in Yuma, Arizona. But the trip was no surprise to those closest to him, who would regularly receive calls from Mendoza, 25, during his spontaneous ...

Soccer-Dunga succeeds Scolari as Brazil manager

* Dunga named Brazil coach for second time * Replaces Luiz Felipe Scolari after World Cup semi final humiliation (Changes dateline, adds byline, details, quotes) By Pedro Fonseca RIO DE JANEIRO, July 22 (Reuters) - Brazil named Dunga as their manager for the second time on Tuesday, two weeks after they were hammered 7-1 by Germany in the World Cup semi-finals, a result which led to the ...

IN BRAZIL..

Temple in Brazil Appeals to a Surge in Evangelicals

New York Times: SÃO PAULO, Brazil — It occupies an entire block in this teeming megacity: a 10,000-seat rendition of Solomon's Temple. Towering in sharp relief against the graffiti-splattered tenements nearby, it beckons with monumental walls of stone imported from ...

General Motors may put Brazil workers on paid leave: union

Reuters: SAO PAULO (Reuters) - General Motors Co wants to put nearly a fifth of its workers at a factory in Brazil on paid leave, an auto workers union said on Thursday, amid falling output in Latin America's largest economy. Calling the move "unnecessary," the ...

Brazil's economy

The Economist: DURING the month-long football World Cup, which concluded in Brazil on July 13th, rua 25 de Março, a tatty but popular shopping street in São Paulo, was a riot of yellow and green. It was hard to buy anything that did not come in the Brazilian national ...

Holland's Euro disaster put flops on path to World Cup in Brazil under Louis

Daily Mail: Manchester United's players have been getting to know new boss Louis van Gaal and will be getting familiar with his personality and some of his managerial traits. Here, Sportsmail has exclusive extracts from Maarten Meijer's explosive new book on the ...

Brazil Minerals, Inc. Expands Operational Team in Brazil

Brazil Minerals, Inc. , a U.S. holding company with revenues from diamonds and gold, announced today that it had expanded its management team in Brazil to accommodate BMIX's growth in operations. These ...

Amgen growth in Brazil picks up, eyes doubling portfolio by 2020

By Alberto Alerigi and Brad Haynes SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Amgen Inc, the world's biggest biotechnology company, has had a surge in sales in Brazil this year and it plans to double its drug portfolio in the country by the end of the decade, the company's top local executive says. Eduardo Santos, head of Amgen Brasil, said in a recent interview that revenue rose 54 percent from a year earlier in ...

Equinix Expands in Brazil Data Center Market With 100% ALOG

ALOG has four data centers in Brazil and serves about 1,500 customers. The facilities are in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, the two largest markets in the country. ALOG was key in providing infrastructure behind this year's ...

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