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Silva poll charge forces Brazil poll rivals' rethink
Silva poll charge forces Brazil poll rivals' rethink

Environmentalist Marina Silva sending a threatened Dilma Rousseff, the incumbent, into attack mode with the elections a month away.

Silva poll charge forces Brazil poll rivals' rethink
Brazil incumbent goes on offensive in presidential debate
Brazil incumbent goes on offensive in presidential debate

Incumbent D.Rousseff, now trailing top rival M. Silva in Brazil's presidential race by 10 percent, went on the offensive in a televised debate.

Brazil incumbent goes on offensive in presidential debate
Surprise-package Silva shakes up Brazil vote
Surprise-package Silva shakes up Brazil vote

Popular environmentalist Marina Silva has shaken up Brazil's presidential election since her sudden entry into the race.

Surprise-package Silva shakes up Brazil vote
Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil
Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil

Workers are making an unusual product: genetically modified mosquitoes to fight dengue fever at Oxitec.

Biotech firm's GM mosquitoes to fight dengue in Brazil
Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo
Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo

A severe drought is hitting Brazil's largest city and thriving economic capital with no end in sight.

Water crisis threatens thirsty Sao Paulo
Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death
Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death

Brazil's Socialist party named popular environmentalist Marina Silva as presidential candidate.

Brazil Socialists name presidential candidate after Campos death
Brazilians can vote for their own Obama
Brazilians can vote for their own Obama

In Brazil, where nicknames are everything, voters can now opt for a congressional candidate who goes by the name Barack Obama.

Brazilians can vote for their own Obama
Tens of thousands mourn Brazil presidential candidate Campos
Tens of thousands mourn Brazil presidential candidate Campos

More than 160,000 mourners turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos.

Tens of thousands mourn Brazil presidential candidate Campos
Black box failed on Brazil politician's doomed flight
Black box failed on Brazil politician's doomed flight

The black box recovered from the wreckage of the plane crash that killed Brazilian presidential candidate failed to record his flight.

Black box failed on Brazil politician's doomed flight
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died when his campaign jet slammed into houses in Santos city in bad weather.

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash
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Israel apologizes for calling Brazil 'diplomatic dwarf'

Israeli President apologized for a remark by a foreign ministry spokesman calling the Latin American powerhouse a "diplomatic dwarf."

Israel apologizes for calling Brazil 'diplomatic dwarf'
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Brazil magnate Batista sells Lamborghini that adorned home

Brazilian millionaire Eike Batista has sold the prized Lamborghini that once adorned his living room.

Brazil magnate Batista sells Lamborghini that adorned home
Russia food embargo creates golden opportunity for Brazil
Russia food embargo creates golden opportunity for Brazil

Brazilian meat exporters said that Moscow's ban on food imports provide a golden opportunity to sell more of their products to Russia.

Russia food embargo creates golden opportunity for Brazil
Beef exporter confidence returns in land of the holy cow
Beef exporter confidence returns in land of the holy cow

When Hindu hardliner Narendra Modi attacked India's huge beef exports while campaigning to be premier, producers feared bad times ahead for the industry in the land where cows are sacred.

Beef exporter confidence returns in land of the holy cow
Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil
Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil

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.

Giant anteaters kill two hunters in Brazil
Norberto Odebrecht. Photo courtesy of wikimedia.org
Brazil construction magnate Norberto Odebrecht dies at 93

Norberto Odebrecht, founder of the Brazilian construction company behind large-scale infrastructure projects including several World Cup stadiums, was buried Sunday after dying of heart failure. He was 93.

Brazil construction magnate Norberto Odebrecht dies at 93
Chinese leader seeks to woo Latin America
Chinese leader seeks to woo Latin America

Chinese President Xi Jinping presses a charm offensive with Latin American leaders on Thursday, highlighting Beijing's growing interest in a resource-rich region traditionally considered the backyard of the United States.

Chinese leader seeks to woo Latin America
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20 postcards from 2014 World Cup

The World Cup in Brazil has ended but the memories will stay with us for a long time.

20 postcards from 2014 World Cup
BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'
BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'

The BRICS group of emerging powers created a Shanghai-based development bank and a reserve fund seen as alternatives to Western-led institutions.

BRICS create development bank, 'mini-IMF'
Putin inherits World Cup baton, promises 'unforgettable' 2018
Putin inherits World Cup baton, promises 'unforgettable' 2018

Russia's President Vladimir Putin vowed "an unforgettable football feast" when his country hosts the 2018 World Cup.

Putin inherits World Cup baton, promises 'unforgettable' 2018

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