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Internationally renowned architect Oscar Niemeyer was being honored Thursday with a memorial in Brasilia, the modernist Brazilian capital he helped design out of the country's vast interior plain with signature buildings of flowing concrete and grand, sweeping curves.
Brazilians plopped down in chairs gathered around sidewalk TVs and sat down to meals with sets looming over their tables Friday night as the country settled in for the final chapter of a smash soap opera that enthralled its fans for months.
Brazil's national electricity grid braced for possible power outages Friday night during the television broadcast of the final chapter of a smash soap opera that enthralled Latin America's biggest country for months.
For generations, the Awa lived far from the rest of humanity, picking fruit, hunting pigs and monkeys, and following the seasons' rhythms in their patch of the lush Brazilian Amazon rainforest.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff signed into law a contentious bill giving FIFA the required guarantees to organize the 2014 World Cup on Wednesday, but one of her vetoes will force soccer's governing body to negotiate the sale of discounted tickets with the states and cities.
President Obama hosted Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff at the White House on Monday. One syndicated news story published before the presidential parley asked, "What could Obama learn from Brazil President Dilma Rousseff?" The optimistic answer is: hopefully not much. This relationship is not in America's interest.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has defended the spending of nearly $12.7 billion on preparing for the 2014 World Cup.
Manuela D'Avila hopes she and women like her will change the face of government in Brazil, a country that has lagged behind its neighbors in female presence in politics despite the election of Dilma Rousseff as the nation's first female president.
Off the coast of Rio de Janeiro — below a mile of water and two miles of shifting rock, sand and salt — is an ultradeep sea of oil that could turn Brazil into the world's fourth-largest oil producer, behind Russia, Saudi Arabia and the United States.
Brazilian workers who find themselves answering work emails on their smartphones after the end of their shifts can qualify for overtime under a new law.
President Ollanta Humala declared a 60-day state of emergency Sunday to quell increasingly violent protests over the country's biggest investment, a highlands gold mine, by peasants who fear it will damage their water supply.
On and off the field, former Brazil star Socrates stood out above the rest.
Former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will undergo chemotherapy to treat a cancerous tumor in his larynx, doctors said Saturday.
The numbers are in from violence on the 38th anniversary of Chile's military coup: Police arrested 280 people and 45 people were injured, including a teenager who is in critical condition with a bullet in his chest.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff says the construction or renovation of nine of the 12 stadiums that will host 2014 World Cup will be finished next year.
She said that restriction might be circumvented by asking for special loan guarantees, media reported.
Brazilian President Dilma Roussef said in a newspaper interview published Wednesday that she is looking at how to help Portugal.