The Brazilian economy is the 10 th largest economy in the world. During the period 2004-2008, the economy grew at the rate of 4-5%on average. Many would consider this growth rates to be less impressive than rates seen in China and …
Elder D. Todd Christofferson of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles delivered a central message during his recent visit to Brazil: The Lord is in charge — and things will work out for the best. Those were welcome, comforting words for the …
In a show of solidarity, Uruguay's Luis Suarez modeled a uniform with No. 20 on the front and Argentina's Lionel Messi stood alongside him wearing No. 30. The gesture by the Barcelona teammates came on the same day that the two …
Twenty-six years later and with all of the controversy surrounding it’s release a distant memory of filmmakers-getting-fucked-over Hollywood lore, Brazil still stands as a masterpiece. The film isn’t perfect and it’s certainly not for everyone …
Guadalupe Couto does her best work by surprise, when a source tips her off. She's a prosecutor on a Brazilian government team that fights labor violations. Two years ago, she got a call about the Olympics. Eleven men had been trafficked …
In 2009, Brazil’s president Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva, known as Lula, appeared at a press conference and said with pride, “Don’t you think is it too fancy for Brazil to lend money to the IMF?” At the time, both the Unites States and Europe ...
Brazilian authorities say a passenger boat carrying more than 100 people has sunk in a bay, killing at least 22. Dozens more are missing. Navy Lt. Col. Flavio Almeida says the vessel went down Thursday morning on the Bay of All Saints …
Vice President Joe Biden was in Brazil Monday for a meeting with Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and to attend the USA's World Cup game versus Ghana. The following day, Biden addressed the staff of the U.S. embassy in Brasilia …
The iPhone 5 still has to launch in Brazil, but one thing is for sure: when it hits the shelves, it will be much more expensive than in other markets. If you need a proof of it, just look at the new Apple TV, which costs R$399 in Brazil – roughly …
Imports of fresh beef from Brazil are being halted into the U.S. The announcement was made by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue after inspections by USDA-Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) revealed concerns over safety …