Brazil

Powerful winds and waves hinder search for Argentine submarine

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Whipping winds and 20-foot waves in the South Atlantic continued to hinder a frantic search for an Argentine submarine with 44 crew members on board, the navy said on Saturday, as authorities readied a mission to comb the sea floor for signs of the missing vessel.<p>FILE PHOTO …

Buenos Aires

In Rio de Janeiro, ‘Complete Vulnerability’ as Violence Surges

Full screen<p>1/10 SLIDES © Dado Galdieri for The New York Times<p>2/10 SLIDES © Dado Galdieri for The New York Times<p>3/10 SLIDES © Dado Galdieri for The …

Rio De Janeiro

magazine no. 13 - uncube

<b>uncube</b>’s editors are Elvia Wilk, Florian Heilmeyer, Jessica Bridger, and Rob Wilson. <b>uncube</b> is based in Berlin and is published by BauNetz, Germany's …

Germany

Education doesn’t equalize income between blacks and whites; with completion of college, blacks earn 65% of what white earn

Group of medical students at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)<p><b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>For decades, people have been taught that education</i> …

Women of Color

Frans Krajcberg, Jewish sculptor and lover of Brazil’s nature, dies at 96

"Nature made me a citizen of the world,” said Polish-born Jewish artist.<p>RIO DE JANEIRO — Frans Krajcberg, one of Brazil’s most acclaimed sculptors …

World News

PSG shock: Neymar wasn’t the club’s first choice summer signing

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 10: Neymar of Brazil in action during the match between Brazil and Chile for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Qualifier at …

Soccer

I’m the most hated man in Brazil right now!

Colby Covington made a heated remark after his decision victory over Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night from Sao Paulo, Brazil. During his post-fight …

Colby Covington

Receive Credit of Up to $150 at Select Marriott Resort Properties

Receive a credit of up to $150.00 at your choice of select Marriott resort properties in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America …

Santo Domingo

Former broker in Trump Panama project under investigation in Brazil

AMERICANA, Brazil (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Brazil are conducting a criminal investigation into alleged international money laundering by a man at the centre of a Reuters inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump’s first international hotel project.<p>Alexandre Ventura Nogueira poses for a …

Corruption

It IS a black thing! Black November! Black Brazilians flip a racist comment by presenting 25 historical personalities in the Month of Black Consciousness

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>A racist statement made by a well-known television journalist became the subject of two recent posts here at BW of Brazil. But</i> …

Black History

7 apps every art enthusiast needs to download now

In this golden age of technology, you no longer need an art history degree to be an art connoisseur. Just free up space on your smartphone and …

Louvre

Chapecoense celebrate retaining place in Brazil's first division

<b>(CNN) —</b> Less than a year after most of their players and staff were killed in a plane crash, Brazilian football club Chapecoense has secured its place in the country's first division.<p>The club, which lost 19 first-team players in the November 28 tragedy last year, rejected the offer of relegation …

Soccer

Brazil speaker wants city rules for Uber, other car-hailing apps

BRASILIA (Reuters) - The head of Brazil’s lower house of Congress said on Friday he hopes that the chamber will approve the Senate version of a bill regulating ride-hailing apps such as Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL].<p>An Uber driver cleans his car as his cell phone shows the queue to pick up …

Uber

Are Mexico, Brazil and Colombia ready for anti-establishment presidential candidates? | Opinion

Next year, critical elections in Latin America's three most populous countries—Colombia, Mexico and Brazil—are likely to reveal a distemper stemming …

Latin America

New NASA research predicts how high seas will rise in your city if different glaciers melt

• <b>New research from NASA suggests that melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica will affect sea-level rise in coastal cities at different levels.</b>• <b><br>Rio de Janeiro, New York City, and Miami would all be severely impacted by melting glacier systems in Greenland.</b>• <b><br>The researchers hope that the data will</b> …

Climate Change

FM 18: Best Brazilian Wonderkids

Brazil. Producers of Pele, Zico, Socrates, Garrincha, Cafu, Roberto Carlos, Ronaldo, Ronaldinho, Kaka and Neymar. There always seem to be that one …

Soccer

Companhia Energtica de Minas Gerais - CEMIG 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by Companhia Energtica de Minas Gerais - CEMIG in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.<p>116<p>Click to …

Business

Farewell to the last female president in the Americas

Recent years saw an upswing in female leaders in the Americas, but the region seems set to return to macho culture after Chile's upcoming election. …

World News

Brazil’s scouts search for future Neymars

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – At a trial for youngsters at Rio de Janeiro’s Vasco de Gama football club, Vanessa Dias pushed through the bushes to glimpse …

South America

HELBOR EMPREENDIMENTOS SA, SAO PAULO 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

The following slide deck was published by HELBOR EMPREENDIMENTOS SA, SAO PAULO in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call.<p>117<p>Click to enlarge

Business

Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 1.28%

Investing.com – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Basic Materials, Consumption and Industrials sectors propelled …

Markets

Porous 3D printed ‘schwarzites’ are strong & lightweight, could form entire buildings

Nov 17, 2017 | By Benedict<p>Engineers at Rice University and Brazil’s University of Campinas have created 3D printed schwarzites—mathematical …

Engineering

MASV 2.0 – the pay-as-you-go massive file transfer service just got better

Shares 0<p>MASV 2.0 is an updated version of MASV 1.0 that was launched back in February and provided a pay-as-you-go massive file transfer service …

Videography

SC Johnson Unveils ‘Carnaúba: Tree of Life’ Exhibit at Museum of Industry in Fortaleza, Brazil – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

RACINE, Wis., Nov. 16 /CSRwire/ - For more than 80 years, the carnaúba palm has been a symbol representing the State of Ceará in Brazil, yet for SC …

CSR

She Fences: On gender inequality in fencing in Egypt

Sports is a passion of many and an art mastered by a few. Athletes around the world know what it takes to succeed in their sport, and they know it’s …

Sport (Australia)

Avianca Brazil Santiago Sao Paulo Flight Review: The Single Cabin, Last Row Experience

The Avianca Brazil Santiago Sao Paulo Flight Review is part of the South America & Africa Points Heist Trip Report.<p>This will not be an extensive …

Airlines

Michelle Williams To Potentially Reunite With Jake Gyllenhaal In LET IT FALL BACK

It's been over a decade since Jake Gyllenhaal and Michelle Williams were both in love with a stoic Heath Ledger in Ang Lee's groundbreaking gay drama</i> …

Jake Gyllenhaal

Wannabe Santas put through their paces at Father Christmas school

Wannabe Santas are currently training hard at special schools around the world.<p>We’re not quite sure how you get on to the courses but it seems you …

Santa Claus

Werdum wants to add another belt to his collection

Fabricio Werdum has been around the game too long and accomplished too much to mince words when it comes to his motivations for making the quick …

UFC

Pedro Burgos | ICFJ - International Center for Journalists

Pedro Burgos is a Brazilian journalist and developer based in Sao Paulo. As an ICFJ Knight Fellow, he is developing Impacto, a set of tools that help …

Journalism