- Rio police 'to probe' dancer's death
Police in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro say they will conduct a thorough investigation into the death of a dancer which sparked riots.
BBC News. Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:08:47 GMT.
- Brazilian president champions Internet privacy
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff Wednesday championed Internet privacy and slammed blanket online surveillance at a global gathering on the issue in Sao Paulo.
- Security forces prepare for World Cup in a restive Brazil
The latest violent clash occurred Tuesday night in a favela near Copacabana beach.
Miami Herald. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:10 EDT.
- Dancer's death sparks Rio clashes
Weeks before the World Cup, deadly clashes break out in the Brazilian city of Rio after the body of a young man is found, allegedly beaten by police.
BBC News. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:40:15 GMT.
- Brazilian Congress passes Internet bill of rights
Brazil's Senate unanimously approved groundbreaking legislation that protects the privacy of Brazilian users in the wake of U.S. spying revelations
Hurriyet. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 09:25:00 +0200.
- Africa: Which Way Forward for the Brics in Africa, a Year After the Durban Summit?
[Fahamu]This week's special issue takes a gloomy look at the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) and their subimperialist extractive tentacles around the African continent. ...
All Africa. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:09:09 GMT.
- Brazil Shoulder Reconstruction and Small Joints Market Outlook to 2020
LONDON, April 22, 2014 -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Brazil Shoulder Reconstruction and Small Joints Market Outlook ...
PR Newswire. Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:55:00 EDT.
- Even Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Almost Fell Victim To Eike Batista's Financial Collapse
The plot thickens: the dramatic downfall of Brazil's former richest man now also reportedly involves a Major League Baseball player.
By Anderson Antunes. Forbes. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:50:00 GMT.
- GM's global sales rise 2% to 2.42 million in Q1
General Motors said global vehicle sales rose 2 percent during the first quarter. Increasing deliveries in China helped make up for declines in the United States and Brazil.
AutoNews.com. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 16:19:08 EST. Subscription required.
- New MRSA Superbug Emerges in Brazilian Patient
A new, highly drug-resistant type of the superbug methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) recently caused a fatal blood infection in a Brazilian patient, according to a new report. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:15:48 -0400.
Facts About Brazil
The Federative Republic of Brazil is located in the east central portion
of South America. Its bicameral National Congress consists of a
Federal Senate and a Chamber of Deputies. Brazil's capital city is
Brasilia; its major cities include Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's national currency is the Real, which equals 100 centavos.
The primary language used by Brazilians is Portuguese and, in 2007,
Brazil's estimated population was 190,011,000.
For more news and information about Brazil, visit this official
Brazilian government website
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