Pope Francis has recorded a video message at the Vatican offering New Years greetings to two million revelers, including around 800,000 tourists, preparing to party on Rio`s famed Copacabana beach.
Tens of millions of Brazilians have swelled the middle class over the past decade, benefiting from an economic boom and the social inclusion policies of President Dilma Rousseff`s Workers Party.
Brazil`s President Dilma Rousseff Tuesday called on Brazilians to unite in support of the national team.
Brazilian fans will pay a third less than their international counterparts for standard tickets at next year`s FIFA World Cup.
Brazilian citizens currently own 14 million guns - 7.6 million of which are illegal - according to a report presented by Justice Minister Luiz Paulo Barreto.
Many Brazilians who suffer from HIV/AIDS are unaware that they have the disease,
according to a recent Health Ministry report.
When it comes to standard ideals of facial beauty and harmony, Brazilians differ in opinion over beauty ideals from North Americans.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
President Barack Obama's speech at Siri Fort auditorium