• Fri, 08 Feb 2019 19:45
    Fire in Brazil kills at least 10 in Flamengo youth football facility
    Rio de Janeiro - Fire swept through a training facility for Brazil's most popular football club Flamengo Friday, killing at least 10 people, authorities said.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 08:33
    Fire engulfs National Museum, one of Brazil's oldest
    A massive fire gutted the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro, one of Brazil's oldest, authorities said Sunday, but no injuries were immediately reported.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 27 Aug 2018 01:00
    Liberalism vs conservatism
    Brazil's 'Queer Museum' reopens in Rio after forced closure
    Art
  • Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:51
    Flair and parties, the exuberant world of Ronaldinho
     Rio de Janeiro - The man who once lobbed England's David Seaman from 40 yards, Ronaldinho has officially hung up his boots following a career of backheels, nutmegs, no-look passes, and Parisian party nights.
    sports
  • Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:05
    Pele backs Brazil to win sixth World Cup
    Rio de Janeiro - Footballing legend Pele said on Monday that Brazil are favourites to win the World Cup in Russia, four years on from their humiliation on home soil.
    sports
  • Fri, 06 Oct 2017 07:14
    Children set on fire by Brazilian nursery school guard
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Four toddlers and their teacher died Thursday in southeastern Brazil after a nursery school security guard sprayed them with alcohol and set them on fire, officials said.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 27 Sep 2017 07:21
    Aerosmith cut short LatAm tour due to Steven Tyler 'medical issues'
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Rock band Aerosmith announced Tuesday it was cutting short its tour of South America after frontman Steven Tyler flew back to the US due to "unexpected medical issues."
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 07:17
    Lady Gaga hospitalized, pulls out of Brazil's Rock in Rio
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Lady Gaga said Thursday she had been hospitalized in "severe pain" and was pulling out of Brazil's Rock in Rio festival, which she was due to headline this weekend.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:51
    Birds get new wings at Brazil rehab center
    SEROPEDICA, Brazil - Not a single wing flutters in the Seropedica aviary near Rio de Janeiro, where aras and others parrots are learning how to fly again after they were rescued from traffickers.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:53
    Five best viewpoints in Bangkok (without paying an arm and a leg)
    Unlike hilly Hong Kong or rocky Rio de Janeiro, Bangkok is about as flat as it’s possible to be, so finding an elevated view to take a photo from can be frustrating.
    Travel log
  • Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:20
    Olympic chief Bach defends Rio Games' controversial legacy
    PUNTA DEL ESTE, Uruguay, April 25, 2017 - International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach on Tuesday defended last year's Games in Rio de Janeiro against criticism that expensive venues built for the event have since fallen into disrepair.
    sports
  • Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:16
    World Cup, Olympic stadiums in Brazil corruption scandal
    RIO DE JANEIRO, April 14, 2017 - Brazil was proud of its football World Cup and Olympics stadiums, but the shame of the country's corruption saga has engulfed even these monuments to fair play.
    sports
  • Sun, 12 Mar 2017 07:09
    'Ghosts' drive Brazil's president from residence: report
    RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil's President Michel Temer blames bad vibes and even ghosts for driving him from his sumptuous official residence in the capital Brasilia, a Brazilian news weekly reported Saturday.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 25 Feb 2017 09:35
    Rio's evangelical mayor skips wild carnival start
    The decision by Rio de Janeiro's deeply religious new mayor to skip the traditional opening of the world's most famous carnival overshadowed the party on its opening night Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:01
    'Lambada' singer found dead in Brazil after robbery: police
    RIO DE JANEIRO - The singer of Latin pop hit "La Lambada," Loalwa Braz, was found dead Thursday in a burned-out car in her native Brazil, the victim of a burglary police say was carried out by the manager of a small inn she runs.
    Breaking News
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