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People attend the Gay Pride Parade at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017.
2017-11-19, Wtop
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of revelers danced on Copacabana beach Sunday to celebrate Rio de Janeiro’s annual gay pride parade despite deep funding cuts by the...
This is Money: RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - The speaker of Brazil's lower house said on Tuesday...
Market Watch: Even as a teenager in Canada in the 1970s, my objective was to retire early in a warm country. Canada is just too cold and too expensive. After decades of working mostly as a merchant ship’s engineer on the brutally cold North Atlantic Ocean, I achieved my...
Reuters: RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Brazilian police said on Tuesday they were taking five people into custody as part of the nation's 'CashWash' corruption investigation, this time looking into suspected illegal payments at a subsidiary of state-run oil...
Yahoo Daily News: Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS) Newly crowned Brazilian Serie A champions Corinthians could make an offer to re-sign Beijing Guoan midfielder Ralf next season, according to the Sao Paulo football club's coach Fabio Carille. Ralf's contract with the ChineseSuper...
Yahoo Daily News: Rio de Janeiro, Nov 21 (IANS) Chapecoense air crash survivor Jackson Follmann has revealed a desire to compete in the Paralympics as a swimmer. Follmann, 25, was one of the six survivors of last...
Public Technologies: Photo Submitted The Humanities Program in the J. William FulbrightCollege of Arts and Sciences is pleased to feature research on sociolinguistics in Brazil as part of its next Humanities Faculty Colloquium. Edvan Brito, assistant professor of Portuguese at...
Xinhua: RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- Brazil created 76,599 more jobs in October, marking the seventh month of growth in a row and the best result for the month since 2013, the government announced...
The Daily Mail: On Monday, Sophie Turner, 21, and Joe Jonas, 28, were spotted leaving the FasanoHotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The couple were in the popular city over the weekend as part of a tour stop for DNCE, ......
The Japan News: By Wakako Yuki / Yomiuri ShimbunSenior WriterOct. 28 marked 1,000 days to go until the opening of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, and Nov. 29 will be 1,000 days until the Paralympic Games. Amid the political tension surrounding North Korea and allegations of...
The Star: Not many can claim to be world-recognised bearers of peace and beacons of hope in leadership roles to the young and the less fortunate. But Kehkashan Basu surely can as her impressive portfolio of accomplishments testify. And she is only 17! An Indian national...
China Daily: Clubs going to great lengths to spot future stars PARIS - Hundreds of banal matches, thousands of miles on the road, tedious training sessions and cultivating relationships with teachers and parents. Such is the life of the soccer scouts scouring European...
Stuff: Q. I'd like to visit Brazil soon but would only have a week or two there. What would you recommend including on the itinerary? A. Brazil has so much to offer and is such a diverse and interesting country to explore with many truly unique experiences around...
The Independent: For teachers in this seaside megacity, Rio de Janeiro’s surge in violence has meant making a...
Topix: Let's look south to Rio de Janeiro, a city that most Americans identify with carnivals and girls in bikinis. Violence in Rio is now at historic levels and not getting any better, according to this report from Ernesto Londono : For teachers in this seaside...