Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 19:13
Rio de Janeiro`s colourful flora and fauna has inspired a new fashion line by streetwear brand adidas Originals and Brazil`s womenswear label The Farm Company ahead of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 22, 2014, 09:43
Pope Francis has confronted temptation of an unusual sort. Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff gave him a national team jersey signed by football great Pele and a ball signed by Ronaldo during an audience yesterday.
Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 02:47
A woman was killed and four people were wounded when a man opened fire at a church service in Sao Paulo, Brazilian media reported on Sunday.
Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 13:15
Brazilian economic activity fell for the second straight month in December, declining 1.35 percent relative to November, the central bank said in a report Friday.
Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 05:30
Hundreds of protesters are demonstrating in Rio de Janeiro`s streets against a 10-cent hike in bus fares.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:00
The march was the latest in a series of protests rocking the nation, raising security concerns just four months before Brazil hosts the World Cup.
Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 08:57
More than 1,000 demonstrators protesting hikes in public transport fares clashed with police in Rio in the latest example of simmering social tensions in the run-up to this year`s World Cup.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 09:45
Several Brazilian states, including three set to host June World Cup action, suffered power outages, fueling fears over the country`s ability to keep the lights on.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 23:20
Police launched a major operation in Rio`s favelas on Tuesday, leaving six people dead and four wounded with the World Cup just four months away.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 13:29
The increase in violence in the Brazilian city of Campinas prompted a court order for police to escort letter carriers.
Last Updated: Monday, February 03, 2014, 04:25
Brazil`s branch of Amnesty International on Sunday held a rally in Rio to protest what it termed Russia`s "homophobia".
Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 09:08
A debts crackdown by Brazil`s central bank is set to hit several leading football clubs hard, including double World Club Cup winners Corinthians, media reports said Saturday.
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