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Santos' Neymar celebrates after scoring during the Sao Paulo state championship soccer final match against Santo Andre in Sao Paulo, Sunday, May 2, 2010
2014-12-17, The Siasat Daily
Barcelona, December 17: Barcelona football star Neymar has been sued by a supporter of his former club Santos for quiting the Brazilian team for the Spanish side,...
Goal: The 25-year-old has returned to Brazil after completing his jail sentence for arson and is desperate to put his troubled past behind him Former Bayern Munich defender Breno says he is desperate to put the past behind him after ending a two-year prison sentence...
South China Morning Post: A debate about sexual violence in Brazil sparked by a lawmaker’s comments on the floor of Congress has spread beyond government chambers, triggering a national debate about rape and sexism in the South American nation. Reacting after an angry debate about the...
The Los Angeles Times: Rising gas prices and the selection of a more fiscally austere economic team have Brazilians facing a period of difficult adjustment after the reelection of President DilmaRousseff. Though Rousseff's second term doesn't start until January, her administration...
Canoe: Canadian bantamweight Mitch Gagnon has a big chore this Saturday night when he takes on Renan Barao at UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in a battle...
Bloomberg: Bank of Nova Scotia (BNS), Canada’s third-largest lender by assets, agreed to acquire Citigroup Inc.’s (C) retail- and commercial-banking operations in Peru. Citigroup has eight branches and more than 130,000 retail and...
Reuters: (Recasts to detail decision on BNDES support; adds background from paragraph 4) By Luciana Otoni and Guillermo Parra-Bernal BRASILIA/SAO PAULO Dec 19 (Reuters) - Brazil pledged on Friday to suspend financial support for state development bank BNDES next year,...
Bandoo Roots2014-12-20
Skiddle: Made In Brasil Boteco, London. Sun 21st December 2014 Brazilian musician Lula with his band Bem Aventurados with Bando RootsBand crew playing Brazilian reggae Date: Sunday 21st December 2014 Times: 10:00pm til 4:00am (last...
NZ Herald: SAO PAULO (AP) " It's white elephant time for World Cup stadiums " again.When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer's showcase tournament. It was also left with 12 modern facilities......
Tampa Bay Online: RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will soon look into the possibility of legalizing the use of a marijuana derivative to treat people suffering from severe seizures. ANVISA, the country's HealthSurveillanceAgency says in a statement posted on its website that the...
Austin American Statesman: California-based Live Nation Entertainment said Friday it has wrapped up a deal to acquire a controlling stake in C3 Presents, the Austin company that puts on the annual Austin City Limits and Lollapalooza events, both among the top five festivals in North...
Seattle Post: SAO PAULO (AP) — It's white elephant time for World Cup stadiums — again. When the World Cup ended, Brazil was left with a sense of pride after successfully hosting soccer's showcase tournament. It was also left with 12 modern facilities that officials said...
Reuters: (Adds detail, share performance) By Guillermo Parra-Bernal SAO PAULO Dec 19 (Reuters) - The value of Grupo Financiero Banamex SA, Mexico's second-largest bank, may not reflect its lower profitability, posing a barrier to a potential offer by Brazilian rival...
Canberra Times: The climate-shaping Amazon region. Photo: iStock The critical role that vast tropical forests like Brazil's Amazon play in suppressing climate change is well-known: They store huge quantities of carbon, acting as "carbon sinks." But as a new report...
PR Newswire: Facebook Twitter Pinterest × LOS ANGELES and AUSTIN, Texas, Dec 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) announced today the completion of a transaction to acquire a controlling stake in C3 Presents.  C3, led by the...