Brazil opens vast Amazon reserve to mining

The Brazilian government has abolished a vast national reserve in the Amazon rainforest to open up the area to mining despite strong opposition from environmental activists, the media reported on Thursday.

Aug 24, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Brazil far-right protesters call for military coup

Several hundred far-right protesters in the Brazilian capital have called for a military coup against unpopular leftist President Dilma Rousseff.

Nov 16, 2015, 04:16 AM IST

`Brasil` first of my trilogy on football: Director Amjath

Director Amjath, who is busy working on upcoming Tamil action-based sports film "Brasil", says the film will be the first in his trilogy on the sport. He dedicates the movie to all football lovers.

Jun 24, 2014, 13:16 PM IST

Neymar hints at new Santos deal

Brazilian football sensation Neymar says he could be persuaded to remain at Santos beyond the 2014 World Cup.

Jan 11, 2013, 12:45 PM IST

Fluminense defender Gum eyes Selecao spot

Fluminense defender Gum has begun 2013 by making public his desire to pull on the yellow shirt of the Brazilian national football team.

Jan 09, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

Shakira asks Brazil president to back kids` projects

Colombian singer Shakira met Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff to seek support for a social work organisation started by her and other artistes from Spain and Latin America.

Mar 18, 2011, 11:42 AM IST