Brazil

Portuguese translation of Zuck's Empire of Oily Rags

Brent Longborough did me the enormous favor of translating my latest Locus column, Zuck's Empire of Oily Rags, into Portuguese, and sent it to me to …

Brazil

Rio Tinto-Good Times Coming Ahead?

Rio Tinto (RIO) is an Anglo-Australian mining company headquartered in London. Its mining businesses are broadly classified into four product groups …

Business

Brazil's Embraer snags $1.1 billion order from United Airlines

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Embraer SA (EMBR3.SA) has signed a firm order with United Airlines (UAL.N) for twenty-five 70-seat E175 jets, the Brazilian planemaker said on Monday, providing a boost to the company shortly after JetBlue Airways Corp (JBLU.O) opted to replace its fleet of Embraer jets with …

Business

Brazilian Tavares signs for Sampdoria from Sao Paulo - U.C. Sampdoria

Monday 16th July 2018 05:45 pm<p>President Massimo Ferrero and U.C. Sampdoria announce the signing of Carlos Eugenio Junior Tavares dos Santos on a loan …

Sampdoria

Exclusive: Brazil to delay auction for five of six Eletrobras distributors

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Stock Markets

Argentina Freezes Assets Of Suspected Hezbollah Fundraising Network

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (JTA) — In a first, Argentina’s government targeted a Hezbollah fundraising network in the northern Triple Frontier with …

Jewish Culture

Ruud Wins All-#NextGenATP Battle In Bastad | ATP World Tour | Tennis

Fans got a glimpse of the future on Monday at the SkiStar Swedish Open when #NextGenATP wild cards collided. And after two thrilling sets, Norwegian …

Tennis

Brazil Physiotherapist Reveals New Man Utd Star Fred Was Fit Despite Not Featuring in World Cup

Brazil physiotherapist Bruno Maziotti has claimed new Manchester United star Fred was fit to play in the World Cup despite manager Tite insisting …

Soccer

Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.10%

© Reuters. Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.10%<p>Investing.com – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in …

Stock Markets

Edmundo’s beef with Romário included stolen penalty kicks, toilet cartoons, and a drunk chimpanzee

Romario is a Brazilian soccer legend. He also loved to party. Edmundo isn’t quite a Brazilian soccer legend, but he had some great years on successful teams. He, too, loved to party.<p>The two forwards came up together for the Rio de Janeiro club Vasco da Gama, and — in large part because of their …

Sports

Health emergency declared in northern Brazil after measles outbreak

Five days after a 7-month-old boy died in late June from complications related to measles, the mayor of Manaus, the capital city of northern Brazilian state Amazonas, declared a state of emergency.<p>Residents weren’t coming out in the numbers the city had expected since launching its vaccination …

Public Health

Fulham Prepared to Trump Inter's Bid in Attempt to Sign £45m-Rated Bordeaux Winger Malcom

​​Fulham are set to make a bid for Bordeaux winger Malcolm, but face stiff competition from ​Inter for the Brazilian's signature.<p>The 21-year-old …

Soccer

Netflix’s first Brazilian sitcom ‘Samantha!’ nails celebrity culture

With <i>Samantha!</i>, its first Brazilian sitcom, Netflix continues to make significant strides into the South American market. The title character …

TV

Lake Pavilion: Brothers Grimm landscapes?

The film of the "Lake Pavilion" from the architects DepA, created by Building Pictures, reveals the magical side of the project, and made us think …

Architecture

Trees cut along Asian Games torch relay route in South Jakarta

Tree pruning and topping is being carried out in South Jakarta ahead of the Asian Games torch relay, which will be held to welcome the event in …

Asian Games

Brazil Juniors Overcome Two Red Cards, USA Boys to Capture UANA Water Polo Gold - Swimming World News

UANA Pan American Junior Cup hardware - what all the fuss is about! Photo Courtesy: M. Randazzo<p><i>By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World …

Water Polo

Reuters: Brazil to delay auction for five of six Eletrobras distributors

Brazil’s government will move forward with the auction of one of Eletrobras’ (NYSE:EBR) power distributors planned for July 26 while delaying five …

Business

'No problem' delaying Eletrobras auction: Brazil finance minister

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's finance minister Monday told a newspaper on Monday that it could be best to delay a closely watched privatization of units of state-run utility Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA <ELET6.SA>.<p>In an interview, Finance Minister Eduardo Guardia said privatizing the …

Business

Check out this massive fabric tree installed in the middle of a train station

Zurich's Main Station is currently home to an enormous public artwork: GaiaMotherTree, a huge knotted fabric tree with intimate space underneath …

Culture

Brazil in America

A short mix of Brazilian tracks recorded in America. Featuring Manfredo Fest, George Duke, Raul de Souza, Joao Donato, Flora Purim, Airto Moreira, …

Brazil

Despite economic blockade and corruption scandals, Qatar prepares for its 2022 World Cup

Although the World Cup in Russia only just ended, interest has already turned to the competition’s 2022 host: Qatar. The nation’s reputation has already been tainted by accusations of corruption as well as the deaths of labourers working on the country’s stadiums. Qatar has also been thrown into …

Saudi Arabia

FREE Feed Your Brain: The Image of Success

<b>The Image of Success</b><p>Personal branding — how you present and market yourself — begins the moment you choose a career path. How many of us have thought …

São Paulo

‘We Are Right on Schedule’: Selection Committee for Documenta 15 Artistic Director Named

One curator will be named ruler of Kassel.<p>RÜDIGER WÖLK/WIKIMEDIA<p>Curators, start prepping your proposals! Everyone else, start placing your bets! …

Art

Debate: Is Trump-Putin Summit a "Danger to America" or Crucial Diplomacy Between Nuclear Powers?

As President Trump meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, we host a debate on U.S.-Russia relations. In Washington, D.C., we speak …

United States

Canada Completes Undefeated Romp to 2018 UANA Gold With 12-9 Win Over Brazil - Swimming World News

Canadians take the plunge after winning UANA gold. Photo Courtesy: Don Utas<p><i>By Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor</i><p>CLEARWATER, FL. After …

Brazil

General Atlantic invests $250M in Greensill

<b>General Atlantic</b> has invested $250 million in <b>Greensill</b>. The deal values Greensill, a London provider of working capital finance to businesses, at …

Investing

New Zealand First MP Shane Jones rips into Bastion Point statue proposal

New Zealand First MP Shane Jones has slammed a proposal for a $1 million statue at Bastion Point.<p>The proposed statue, suggested by Ngāti Whātua …

New Zealand Politics

Louis Vuitton Trunk is coming home thanks to French World Cup victory

For the third time running, Louis Vuitton has partnered with FIFA for World Cup-related merchandise but this is the first time in 12 years that the …

Louis Vuitton

A Controversial History of the World Cup

As the World Cup final approaches, we take a look at some of the controversies that have plagued the World Cup throughout its 88-year …

Culture

Candice Swanepoel Enjoys Family Time at the Beach in Brazil!

<b>Candice Swanepoel</b> is soaking up the sun!<p>The 29-year-old supermodel was spotted hanging with her family on Sunday (July 15) in Espirito Santo,</b> …

Celebrity News