Brazil

Brazilian footballer Ronaldinho retires

The former Barcelona playmaker won multiple club trophies and was a key part of the Brazilian team that won the 2002 World Cup. The 37-year-old is …

Soccer

Woman arrested for refusing to be served by black people in Salvador, Bahia café; manager decided to call the police

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Hmmm….I get the feeling that this sort of thing probably happens everywhere. Back in November, we reported a similar incident</i> …

Women of Color

This entire Brazilian state is now at risk for yellow fever

SAO PAULO — The World Health Organization announced Tuesday that it now considers all of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever, recommending that …

Viruses

Don't Panic, Lula's Not a Radical, Party Chief Tells Wall Street

Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is no threat to Brazil’s financial stability and investor nervousness about his possible victory in …

South America

Brazilian Legend Pele Reveals the Most Devastating Part of His Hugely Successful Career

Brazilian footballing legend Pele has revealed the worst moment he ever endured during his hugely impressive career. The now 77-year-old admits that …

Sports

Brazil Is Ready for Its Own TV Star President

It was a largely uneventful appearance for TV celebrity Luciano Huck on Brazil’s most-watched Sunday evening show -- until he started talking about …

Business

Winnipeg's winter 'magic' warms Brazilian visitor's heart, inspires song

A South American woman's "magical" stay in Winnipeg is the inspiration for a new city-loving lullaby by a local artist.<p>Danielle Bruzzi, who hails …

South America

Arsenal: Mesut Ozil must be licking his lips

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 15: Malcom of Corinthians in action during the match between Corinthians and Goias for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at …

Sports

Liverpool surprise club to battle Arsenal for Brazilian transfer

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 15: Malcom<p>Liverpool are now a surprise candidate for the signing of Bordeaux forward Malcom. They will battle Arsenal and …

Sports

Liverpool 'warned off making move for former player Suso' as Milan demand over £80m for winger

Liverpool have been warned off making a move for former winger Suso.<p>The Reds have been linked with the Spaniard, who spent five years on Merseyside …

English Premier League

Google will construct three new undersea cables in 2019

Can't get enough Google? You're in luck.<p>The company, a division of Alphabet Inc., has announced that it will expand its Cloud services to five new …

Internet

Brazil: Rainforest pays the price for the country’s crisis

Abílio Ikeziri saw the smoke rising over the Amazonian town of Humaitá before he saw the angry mob. Illegal miners were burning the local offices of …

South America

48 Hours in Rio de Janeiro | What to Do, See, Eat

Shares 0<p>48 hours Rio De Janeiro: Kobra Docks<p><i>Introducing my GRRRLTRAVELER expert traveler series, this guest post written by travel blogger, Miguel of</i> …

Asia Travel

Cooperating with machines

Article |<p>Open<p>Jacob W. Crandall ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0002-5602-4146,<br>• Mayada Oudah ORCID: orcid.org/0000-0003-3141-6159,<br>• Tennom,<br>• Fatimah Ishowo-Oloko …

Machine Learning

What Obama’s Photographer Learned About Travel

During his eight years as the chief official White House photographer for President Barack Obama, Pete Souza, the former director of the White House Photo Office, traveled to all 50 states and more than 60 countries. Those trips added up to more than 1,300 flights on Air Force One and nearly 1.5 …

Barack Obama

Pope Francis confides deepest fear

POPE Francis has admitted he was frightened by the prospect of an accidental nuclear war as he headed for a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru.<p>“I think …

Christianity

Natpe: Brazil’s Globo Unveils Its Drive into Diversity, New Generation Talent

By Tuesday at 10 am Miami time, in one of Natpe most extensive presentations, Brazil’s Globo, Latin America’s biggest broadcast network, will have …

South America

Motor racing: Williams pin their hopes on youngest line-up

LONDON (Reuters) - Former world champions Williams have put their faith in the youngest and least experienced driver lineup on the Formula One starting grid, and it could come back and bite them.<p>Canadian Lance Stroll (19) and Russian rookie Sergey Sirotkin (22), the latter announced on Tuesday, …

Auto Racing

World Digest: Jan. 16, 2018

BANGLADESH<p>Under deal, Rohingya repatriation by 2020<p>Bangladesh and Burma have agreed that they will try to complete within two years the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled from violence in Burma, Bangladesh’s Foreign Ministry said Tuesday.<p>The ministry said a working …

Boko Haram

The Best Beaches to Visit in January

1 of 16<p>Escape the Cold<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>Koh Lanta, Thailand<p>3 of 16<p>El Nido, Palawan, Philippines<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 16<p>Tulum, Mexico<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 16<p>…

Beaches

15 Surprising Ways Supermodels Were Discovered

Part of the magic of supermodels is knowing that, however many years ago, they were mundane, ordinary people like us, until they were plucked from …

Fashion Modeling

Ex-Man Utd Ace Anderson Reveals What Impact Sir Alex Ferguson Had on His Career

Anderson has lifted the lid on his time with Manchester United - and how Sir Alex Ferguson was like a father to him.<p>The 29-year-old midfielder, who …

Sports

It’s the age of Aquaria — and we’re just along for the ride

“In today’s day and age, there’s so much scrutiny on drag queens. A lot of people feel the need to be experts, like, you wouldn’t tell Van Gogh what …

São Paulo

Liverpool transfer profile: Bordeaux winger Malcom

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - OCTOBER 15: Malcom of Corinthians in action during the match between Corinthians and Goias for the Brazilian Series A 2015 at …

Sports

Cycling: Froome should not race until investigation over - Bardet

PARIS (Reuters) - Chris Froome should rule himself out of racing until a probe into his failed drugs test for an asthma medication during last year's Tour of Spain has been concluded, twice Tour de France podium finisher Romain Bardet said on Tuesday.<p>The four-time Tour de France winner, who denies …

Chris Froome

The Answers Are Out There

Contrary to conventional wisdom, solutions to many of the world’s toughest problems already exist — you just need to know where to look for …

Economy

Beyond #MeToo, Brazilian Women Rise Up Against Racism and Sexism

Women and supporters rally and dance on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty</b> …

Latino News

Digital art instillation brings Brazil's street art to Boston's walls

This month, taking a stroll on the Rose Kennedy Greenway could transport you to the streets of São Paulo.<p>While the weather here still won’t match …

Street Art

Japanese city sounds alarm after supermarket sold highly poisonous blowfish to customers

Five packages of incorrectly prepared pufferfish sold at supermarket in Gamagori.<p>1 of 2<p>A Japanese city has warned residents to avoid eating a …

Fish

What it takes to be a Dakar photographer with Marcelo Maragni

How does a pro get the perfect Dakar shot? What does it take to get a banger shot of a rally car, truck, or bike, moving extremely fast? The answers: …

Portrait Photography