São Paulo

Liverpool’s Fabinho brings pedigree and hopes to lure Kylian Mbappé | Andy Hunter

Fabinho’s phone filled with messages of congratulations within moments of his £43.7m move to Liverpool being announced. One was from his fellow Brazilian, Roberto Firmino, offering his new teammate advice about the club and where to live in the city. Another was from Kylian Mbappé, wishing his …

Soccer

Brazil's Truckers Are On Strike And It's Getting Pretty Intense

A truck drivers strike in Brazil entered its fifth day Friday — a mass protest that has already caused shortages of essential products, left gas …

Brazil

Judges issue contradictory rulings on freeing Brazil’s former president

WHEN Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva finished his stint as Brazil’s president in 2011, his approval rating was 83%. His social programmes and a commodity …

Brazil

87 Pictures Of The Marvel Casts Hanging Out And Being Adorable

BuzzFeed / Getty Images<p>1. Steve Rogers and Bruce Banner wearing belts almost as cute as they are:<p>2. Thor and Spider-Man chillin' on the runway...<p>3. …

Marvel Universe

‘I’m staying’: Neymar on Real Madrid speculation

BRAZILIAN superstar Neymar has sought to quash speculation about his future, insisting he plans to remain with French giants Paris Saint-Germain.<p>“I’m …

Soccer

Taylor Caniff Had To Cancel Several Brazil Event Dates & Fans Aren’t That Happy

<b>Taylor Caniff</b> announced yesterday that he had to cancel several of his upcoming meet and greet dates in Brazil.<p>“I’m sorry we can’t make all the dayes …

Brazil

Brazil’s bountiful political ironies | Financial Times

Among the many things Brazil has in abundance — beautiful beaches, football players, exuberant rainforests, crooked politicians — are the ironies.<p>One …

Brazil

Neymar not upset at critics of his World Cup rolling | FOX Sports

SAO PAULO (AP) Neymar says he is not upset with critics who have made fun of his apparent theatrics during the World Cup in Russia.<p>It was at an …

Soccer

BLOG: Ashley Gomez Participates in USA Team Camp Ahead of FISU America Games - Xavier University

Hey Xavier Fans!<p>I just wanted to give you all an update about this wonderful journey that I am on and give you some information about it!<p>I was asked …

Brazil

Brazil: Pesticide Poisonings in Rural Areas

(São Paulo) – Rural residents are being poisoned in Brazil from pesticides sprayed near their homes, schools, and workplaces, Human Rights Watch said …

Human Rights

Adriano Costa talks to Ross Simonini

Over 24 hours, Adriano Costa and I exchanged a flurry of emails. Back and forth, we volleyed with the kind of freshness that is usually absent in …

Art

TIM Participacoes CEO resigns, airline executive to replace him

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - TIM Participacoes SA (TIMP3.SA) Chief Executive Stefano de Angelis has resigned and will be replaced by Sami Foguel, an executive at airlines Azul SA (AZUL.N) and TAP Transportes Aereos Portugueses SGPS SA, Brazil's third-largest wireless carrier said.<p>The company, a unit of …

Business

Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) SDK Enhancements

Now, you can use the updated Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) SDKs in more types of applications to help you accelerate reads from Amazon DynamoDB …

Asia Pacific

UFC Sao Paulo adds Antonio Rogerio Nogueira vs. Sam Alvey

Veteran light heavyweights Antonio Rogueiro Nogueira and Sam Alvey are set to clash when the Octagon returns to Brazil at UFC Sao Paulo in late …

SAO

Author Correction: Septicemia due to Streptococcus dysgalactiae subspecies dysgalactiae in vampire bats ( Desmodus rotundus ) | Scientific Reports

Author Correction |<p>Open | Published: 19 July 2018<p>Author Correction: Septicemia due to <i>Streptococcus dysgalactiae</i> subspecies <i>dysgalactiae</i> in vampire …

Google Scholar

Volkswagen to furlough 1,000 workers in Brazil as sales slow: union

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG will furlough about 1,000 workers at its largest factory in Brazil, union representatives said on Thursday, due to weaker economic growth and slumping exports to Argentina.<p>The month-long furlough will start on Aug. 21 at the VW plant in Sao Bernardo do Campo, on …

Brazil

Sao Paulo edges Flamengo 1-0, closes gap at top of Brazilian league

Rio de Janeiro, July 19 (IANS) Sao Paulo went on the road to defeat Flamengo 1-0, narrowing the latter's lead in the 2018 Brazilian league's …

Brazil

On 'Fanfare For The Common Man,' An Anthem For The American Century

Aaron Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man" begins with dramatic percussion, heralding something big and exciting. Then comes a ladder of simple trumpet notes, solemn and heroic. The whole piece takes less than four minutes to play, but its admirers say it speaks volumes in that time.<p>"It's a piece …

Music

The Best Universities in Latin America That Have Architecture Programs

<i>Times Higher Education</i> (THE) revealed its ranking of the best universities in Latin America and the Caribean. The list is based on the same 13 …

Higher Education

Everything You Need to Know About Brazil’s Fintech Industry

By Samuel Lett, Launchway Media<p>Brazil is a nation of magical realism and vibrant communities, yet also of political corruption and economic unrest. …

Latin America

Amazon RDS Performance Insights on RDS for PostgreSQL

Amazon RDS Performance Insights allows non-experts to detect performance problems with an easy-to-understand dashboard that visualizes database load. …

Cloud Computing

Eataly in talks to open first Israeli outlet in Tel Aviv

The chain's concept is large covered areas selling products from Italy displayed like a giant delicatessen divided into categories such as pasta, …

World News

Brazil's Infant Mortality Rate Rose for the First Time in Over 25 Years

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care:</b> <i>Global poverty extends further than not having food or shelter; it is often directly linked to the infant mortality</i> …

Activism

Brazil suspects leprosy spreads through armadillos

[SÃO PAULO] Hunting and eating armadillos can mean a greater risk of getting sick with leprosy, an infectious disease that affects the nervous system.<p>…

Brazil

The Top Fake News Stories Outperformed Real News About A Major Scandal In Brazil, Too

Andressa Anholete / AFP / Getty Images<p>As Facebook continues to face intense pressure over its role in spreading misinformation during the U.S. …

Fake News

Italy's Enel keen to acquire more than three power distributors in...

SAO PAULO, July 19 (Reuters) - Italy’s Enel SpA eyes more three electricity distributors in Brazil after acquiring a major stake in power company Eletropaulo Metropolitana Eletricidade de Sao Paulo SA, Chief Executive Francesco Starace said in an interview with newspaper Valor Econômico on Thursday.<p>…

Brazil

Puppet Cabinet at Monteiro Lobato Library

Dozens of vintage puppets are displayed in an unassuming hallway at the public library.<p>Walking through the entry hall of this local library in São …

Brazil

Cold fronts may increase stroke mortality

Study conducted in Southern Hemisphere's subtropical zone detects correlation between drop in temperature and rise in deaths from stroke, especially …

Brazil

Hamann and Hamm to Compete at Inaugural FISU American Games

<b>SÃO PAULO, Brazil</b> – Cal State Fullerton women's track and field will be represented at the inaugural FISU American Games by Laura Hamann and Iesha …

Cal State Fullerton

Sudden cold weather may increase stroke mortality

Study conducted in Southern Hemisphere's subtropical zone detects correlation between drop in temperature and rise in deaths from stroke, especially …

Weather