Recent News Headlines : Brazil - Brazil

ARGENTINA FACE CHILE TEST IN SOUTH AMERICA WORLD CUP RACE


A defeat against fourth-placed Chile on Thursday in Buenos Aires would leave Argentina further adrift of the automatic qualifying spots... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 0

ARGENTINA FACE CHILE TEST IN SOUTH AMERICA WORLD CUP RACE


A defeat against fourth-placed Chile on Thursday in Buenos Aires would leave Argentina further adrift of the automatic qualifying spots... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 0

ARGENTINA FACE CHILE TEST IN SOUTH AMERICA WORLD CUP RACE


A defeat against fourth-placed Chile on Thursday in Buenos Aires would leave Argentina further adrift of the automatic qualifying spots... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 0

6. IS THE PROBE CONNECTED TO OTHER CORRUPTION INVESTIGATIONS?


Notably, JBS SA and BRF SA, Brazil's two biggest meat suppliers... READ MORE

22nd March, 2017 248

BRAZIL MEAT SCANDAL: CHINA AND EU SUSPEND IMPORTS


China, the EU, South Korea and Chile have now announced restrictions on Brazilian meat products... READ MORE

21st March, 2017 692

INTERNATIONAL DAY OF HAPPINESS FIVE FOODS THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL MORE JOYFUL


Cacao also releases energy far slower than simply gulping down a chocolate bar... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 196

BRAZIL'S ROTTEN MEAT SCANDAL PROMPTS MAJOR IMPORT BANS


At least 30 people have been arrested in the scandal, with Brazilian police raiding more than a dozen processing plants... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 1011

BRAZIL PRESIDENT SEEKS TO CALM FEARS OVER MEAT SALES, EXPORTS


Brazilian officials said they would address EU and Chinese concerns on Sunday... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 6

SCANDAL ROILS BRAZIL MEAT SECTOR; CHINA, SOUTH KOREA SUSPEND IMPORTS


On the streets of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second-largest city, the scandal left many consumers in doubt... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 1154

BRAZIL MOVES TO CALM BEEF CRISIS, TEMER HEADS TO STEAKHOUSE


The U.S. bought 297.8 million of red meat from Brazil in 2016, according to government data... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 1096

BRAZIL SAYS EXPORTS SAFE DESPITE ROTTEN MEAT SCANDAL


Temer smiled as he invited diplomats to a traditional Brazilian meat restaurant called a churrascaria, saying if you accept the invitation we will be very happy... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 0

BRAZIL PRESIDENT LOOKS TO CALM ROTTEN MEAT SCANDAL


Brazilian President Michel Temer has held emergency talks with global business executives to try to convince them his country's meat exports are safe... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 17

BRAZIL IN DAMAGE CONTROL OVER MEAT SCANDAL


Speaking at the presidential palace, President Michel Temer told the diplomats that Brazil's government wants to reiterate its confidence in the quality of our national product... READ MORE

20th March, 2017 66

BRAZIL'S LATEST SCANDAL: BRIBES, ACID AND TAINTED MEAT EXPORTS


Federal police served hundreds of court orders, including more than 30 detention warrants, in what local media says is the largest police operation in the country's history... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 2274

BRAZIL'S LATEST SCANDAL: BRIBES, ACID AND TAINTED MEAT SALES


Abiec, the Brazilian meat exporting group, said in an email that no beef plants from its 29 member companies, which includes JBS, were mentioned in the investigation... READ MORE

19th March, 2017 827

BRAZIL'S CORRUPTION INQUIRY LIST NAMES ALL THE POWER PLAYERS - EXCEPT THE PRESIDENT


The investigation's main supporter in the supreme court, Justice Teori Zavascki, died in a mysterious plane crash in January... READ MORE

15th March, 2017 330

INVESTORS ARE BETTING AGAINST TRUMP'S TRADE WAR


And that's giving him the confidence to recommend buying local-currency assets in countries like Russia and Brazil, ignoring the wreckage of previous Federal Reserve tightening cycles... READ MORE

14th March, 2017 148

EDGAR DE SOUZA, GAY MAYOR OF LINS, BRAZIL, MARRIES LONGTIME PARTNER


Lins Mayor Edgar de Souza, left, and his husband, businessman Alexsandro Luciano Trindade... READ MORE

10th March, 2017 10307

BRAZILA??S LEADERS TOUT AUSTERITY (JUST NOT FOR THEM)


Given the volatile political landscape and the weak economy, a sense of hopelessness afflicts many Brazilians... READ MORE

4th March, 2017 11365

BURGER KING ANIMAL FEED SOURCED FROM DEFORESTED LANDS IN BRAZIL AND BOLIVIA


One of Burger King's suppliers buys soy from Bunge that originates in the Brazilian Cerrado, according to commodities data provided by the Stockholm Enterprise Institute... READ MORE

2nd March, 2017 38465

POLICE WENT ON STRIKE IN A BRAZILIAN STATE. THE RESULT WAS NEAR-ANARCHY.


This wave of near-anarchy has engulfed the state of Espirito Santo, a picturesque region along Brazil's northeastern coast, since Feb. 4... READ MORE

1st March, 2017 401

11 INJURED AS PART OF RIO CARNIVAL FLOAT COLLAPSES


On Sunday a float belonging to samba school Paraiso de Tuiuti crashed and injured at least 20 people, including three seriously... READ MORE

28th February, 2017 0

BRAZIL FACES ALMOST LOST DECADE DUE TO CRISIS


Brazil faces almost lost decade due to crisis economists... READ MORE

25th February, 2017 49

CANCEL CARNAVAL? NO WAY, SAY WEARY RIO DE JANEIRO RESIDENTS


Carnaval may be especially welcome this year to distract Brazilians from economic and political troubles... READ MORE

23rd February, 2017 16768

CENTRAL AMERICAN CORRIDOR A DANGEROUS ROUTE FOR MIGRANTS HEADING TO CANADA


Many attempting to reach Canada through the Central American corridor are economic migrants... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 823

HOW A SCANDAL THAT STARTED IN BRAZIL IS NOW ROILING OTHER LATIN AMERICAN COUNTRIES


Protesters in Panama City on Feb. 16, 2017, decry corruption linked to the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht... READ MORE

22nd February, 2017 453

LATIN AMERICAN PROSECUTORS JOIN FORCES ON ODEBRECHT BRIBES


The company admitted to paying bribes to officials in 12 countries, mostly in Latin America, to help secure lucrative contracts... READ MORE

18th February, 2017 281

SAMBA TROUPE'S POLITICAL PLAN FOR RIO CARNIVAL IGNITES FIRESTORM WITH FARM LOBBY


A samba school's decision to focus on indigenous people and deforestation at this year's carnival has caused anger among agribusinesses in Brazil... READ MORE

16th February, 2017 1352

BRAZIL SENDS 9,000 SOLDIERS TO RIO AMID SECURITY CRISIS


The decision partly fulfills Rio de Janeiro Gov. Luiz Fernando Pezao's request to have troops police the entire state until March 5... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 1

BRAZILS SCANDALS CASCADE ACROSS LATIN AMERICA


Another former president, Alan Garcia, oversaw the bidding for a subway line in Lima, which Odebrecht won and constructed... READ MORE

14th February, 2017 937

Trending News Headlines : Brazil

BRAZIL CHAPECOENSE FOOTBALL TEAM IN COLOMBIA AIR DISASTER


The team had been due to play in the final of the Copa Sudamericana, against Medellin team Atletico Nacional... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 52281

BRAZILIAN SOCCER TEAMS PLANE CRASHES


In the world of Brazilian soccer, Chapecoense was an upstart from a humdrum city... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 44444

COLOMBIA PLANE CRASH: CHAPECOENSE TEAM AMONG 81 ONBOARD


Medellin's airport confirmed that the aircraft, which made a stop in Bolivia, was transporting the first division Chapecoense team from southern Brazil... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 12736

56 KILLED, MANY BEHEADED, IN GRISLY BRAZIL PRISON RIOT


Sao Paulo, Brazil - A prison riot in the Brazilian Amazon has left at least 56 people dead with some bodies decapitated and burned, officials said... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 7954

FIRST IMAGES OF UNIQUE BRAZILIAN CORAL REEF AT MOUTH OF AMAZON


The mouth of the Amazon river basin is also the habitat of the American manatee, the Amazon river's yellow turtle, dolphins and the river otter... READ MORE

30th January, 2017 6992

BRAZIL SENATE APPROVES AUSTERITY PACKAGE TO FREEZE SOCIAL SPENDING FOR 20 YEARS


But we can't let this paralyze Brazil, Temer tweeted on Tuesday... READ MORE

13th December, 2016 6277

FLIGHT WAS TAKING BRAZILIAN TEAM TO GAME OF THEIR LIVES


On Sunday, Chapecoense nearly defeated famed Sao Paulo club Palmeiras, which won 1-0 to claim its first Brazilian league title in decades... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 4898

NETFLIX WANTS THE WORLD TO BINGE-WATCH


Five years after the company's inauspicious arrival, Brazil has become Netflix's largest market outside the English-speaking world... READ MORE

12th January, 2017 4577

CHAPECOENSE PLANE CRASH: FOOTBALL RALLIES AROUND BRAZILIAN TEAM


Chapecoense's goalkeeping coach Marcelo De Quadros Kunst stayed in Brazil with players who did not travel to Colombia... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 3680

BRAZIL SAYS GREEK AMBASSADOR MURDERED BY WIFE'S POLICEMAN LOVER


Ambassador Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was missing since Monday night... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 3554

BRAZIL WORRIES THE 'CHINA OF SOUTH AMERICA' IS EATING ITS LUNCH


Added to that is the fact that Paraguay's capital, Asuncion, is closer to Brazil's industrial heartland of Sao Paulo than many of the country's state capitals... READ MORE

10th January, 2017 3294

LIFESTYLE PROBLEMS OF BRAZIL'S ELITE: WHAT TO TELL THE KIDS WHEN DAD GOES TO JAIL


A magazine article on a wide-reaching corruption scandal's psychological impact on jailed parents' children was met with outrage and ridicule across social media... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 2734

HUNGRY VENEZUELANS FLOOD BRAZILIAN TOWNS, AS THREAT OF MASS MIGRATION LOOMS


Brazilian government services are buckling under the weight of the sudden influx of Venezuelan migrants... READ MORE

2nd January, 2017 2695

OVER 100 DEAD IN BRAZIL STATE AS POLICE STRIKE SPURS ANARCHY


Most of the violence was centered in the state capital Vitoria, a wealthy port city ringed by golden beaches and filled with mining and petroleum companies... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 2595

BRAZIL TO TRANSFER GANG LEADERS AFTER PRISON MASSACRE


Four inmates were found dead in another prison in the rural area of Manaus on Monday... READ MORE

4th January, 2017 2391

VENEZUELANS ARE FLEEING TO BRAZIL FOR MEDICAL CARE OVERWHELMING ITS HOSPITALS AND MORGUES


A spiraling economic crisis and hyperinflation have cleaned Venezuelan hospitals of needles, bandages and medicine... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 2263

'PUSHED WITHOUT PUBLIC DEBATE'


Brazil is a very divided country, but one of the few things that unites people is the wish for better public services... READ MORE

18th December, 2016 2178

'TRAGEDY OF HUGE PROPORTIONS': BRAZILIAN SOCCER CLUB'S MOMENT OF GLORY ENDS IN DEADLY PLANE CRASH


The team's ascent from the depths of Brazilian soccer was the talk of the South American sporting world... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 2033

COLOMBIA PLANE CRASH: FLIGHT DATA EXAMINED AS CHAPECOENSE FANS MOURN


Emotional pain resonated across the region over the loss of much of the Chapecoense soccer team from southern Brazil... READ MORE

30th November, 2016 1901

LAMBADA SINGER LOALWA BRAZ FOUND DEAD IN BRAZIL


International hit Lambada was released by French group Kaoma in 1989, with Braz providing the Portuguese vocals... READ MORE

19th January, 2017 1831

'A GOOD CRIMINAL IS A DEAD CRIMINAL'


In a single day, 20 June, Fortaleza registered three fatal lynchings... READ MORE

7th December, 2016 1815

'WE'RE GOING TO RESIST': BRAZIL'S INDIGENOUS GROUPS FIGHT TO KEEP THEIR LAND IN FACE OF NEW LAW


The moves represent the most worrying regressions of our recent history, said Mauricio Guetta, a lawyer for Socio-Environmental Institute, a Brazilian non-governmental group... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 1807

DOZENS KILLED IN PRISON RIOT IN BRAZIL CITY OF MANAUS


In another prison in Amazonas, 87 inmates escaped in the first hours of Monday, Fonte said... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 1797

BRAZIL TO BOOST TROOP DEPLOYMENT IN TROUBLED STATE


Meanwhile, there were continuing fears and rumours in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil's second most populous city, that police could start a copycat strike on Friday... READ MORE

10th February, 2017 1790

GREEK AMBASSADOR 'MURDERED BY WIFE AND HER LOVER'


The envoy, Kyriakos Amiridis, 59, was killed on Monday by the officer, Sergio Gomez Moreira, Rio homicide division chief Evaristo Pontes told a news conference on Friday... READ MORE

31st December, 2016 1511

PLANE WITH BRAZIL'S CHAPECOENSE SOCCER TEAM CRASHES IN COLOMBIA, 75 DEAD[1]


Brazilian soccer team Chapecoense were on board a plane carrying 81 people that crashed in Colombia killing 76 people, police said on Tuesday... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 1503

ONCE UNDERFED, BRAZIL'S POOR HAVE A NEW PROBLEM


Once underfed, Brazil's poor have a new problem obesity... READ MORE

26th November, 2016 1459

BRAZIL JUDGE TEORI ZAVASCKI DIES IN PLANE CRASH


Petrobras Brazil judge Teori Zavascki dies in plane crash... READ MORE

20th January, 2017 1425

HOW BRAZIL'S LEFT AND RIGHT WANT TO CHANGE CARNAVAL


For decades, the telltale sign that Carnaval season had begun was the appearance of the Globeleza dancer during commercial breaks on Brazil's major TV network, Globo... READ MORE

11th February, 2017 1406

BRAZIL DRUG GANGS SPARK PRISON RIOT, 56 DEAD


The Anisio Jobim prison complex currently houses 2,230 inmates despite having a capacity of only 590... READ MORE

3rd January, 2017 1374


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