São Paulo

Winter sun destinations: 10 top trips

Whether it’s yoga in Morocco, fine food in South Africa or getting off the beaten track in Brazil, here are 10 holidays to escape the winter blues<p>Best for beach lovers: Phu Quoc, Vietnam<p>Lying just off the coast of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand, Phu Quoc is the kind of place backpackers used to …

Beaches

Is Meghan Markle black? Depends. Do you live in the US or Brazil? (although the two are more similar than one may think): Daniela Gomes breaks it down

<b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>Ya know, I never intended on touching on this topic of the black American girl who was going to become part of the Royal</i> …

Racism

Chinese investors target Latin American startups as U.S. VCs shy away

Traditionally, Latin America has turned to the United States for trade and financing opportunities from institutions such as the World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). However, under the Trump Administration, economic relationships between Latin America and the United States are …

Business

Soccer: Brazilian midfielder Kaka retires at age 35

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka announced on Sunday that he is retiring from football.<p>The devout 35-year old Brazilian wrote on Twitter: "It was much more than I could ever imagined. Thank you! I’m now ready for the next journey. In Jesus name. Amen."<p>Kaka …

Soccer

Drug cartels eye Kochi as favourable transit point

Last week, officials of the Kochi unit of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) picked up a Venezuelan national on his arrival from Dubai at the …

Brazil

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• <b>2002 World Cup winner Kaka announces his retirement from football</b>• <b><br>Attacking midfielder was named FIFA World Player of the Year in 2007</b>• <b><br>The Brazilian</b> …

Soccer

Former Brazil and AC Milan superstar Kaka retires after leaving MLS outfit Orlando City

Former Brazil, AC Milan and Real Madrid playmaker Kaka has retired from football.<p>The 35-year-old was a free agent after leaving MLS outfit Orlando …

Soccer

Kaka announces retirement amid links to AC Milan return

Kaka has announced his retirement from professional football, saying "I'm now ready for the next journey."<p>The former Brazil international has been …

Soccer

An Ointment For The Rash?

<i>By Phil Hecken</i> <br>Follow @PhilHecken<p>A couple of months ago, we had our first instance of a team wearing its color rash (hereafter known as CR) uniforms …

Little Caesars Arena

Kaka: Former Brazil, AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder announces retirement

<b>Former AC Milan and Real Madrid midfielder Kaka, a 2002 World Cup winner with Brazil, has retired.</b><p>The 35-year-old, who began his career in Brazil with Sao Paulo, was most recently with MLS club Orlando City.<p>Kaka played his final match as Orlando's season ended in October, and in November was …

Soccer

Brazil's Workers Party formalise support for ex-president Lula

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s leftist Workers Party (PT) approved a resolution on Saturday formally supporting the candidacy of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, as the nation’s left continues to rally around the leader despite a corruption conviction.<p>FILE PHOTO - Brazil's former …

Brazil

In Brazil, the beauty industry focused on the black population is growing

Besides women, men are vainer with new techniques and products (Photo: Rogério Soares)<p><b>Note from BW of Brazil</b>: <i>It something that you can notice in many</i> …

Women of Color

Doctors shouldn't fear giving patients with long-term medical conditions hope, study finds

Doctors have been urged to encourage patients with long-term medical conditions to be hopeful about their treatment, experts have recommended, with those who were more likely to manage their illness effectively.<p>A study by researchers from London and Sao Paulo, Brazil, found more children with …

Medicine

Seizing On Rapid Global Expansion Plan, Monster Jam Targets New Markets For 2018

For Jayme Dalsing the look on a young kid’s face when they first hear an engine rev from Grave Digger, the iconic 12,000 pound Monster Jam truck, is indelible.<p>Whether Monster Jam is making an appearance at a new arena in the United States such as the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, or a litany of …

Brazil

Qantas Airways Enforces "No Uggs" Rule in Business Class Lounges

We've come a long way since the days of dressing to the nines for air travel. Nowadays, sweatshirts, leggings, and blanket scarves outnumber suit jackets and formal dresses on airplanes 10 to one—as long as you're not flying Qantas Airways, that is.<p>This week, Joanne Catherall, a member of the …

Airlines

The Most Imaginative And Awe-Inspiring Christmas Trees Of 2017

From clouds of floating words to recycled plastic bottles, here are 22 creative symbols of light in the middle of darkness.<p>The Christmas tree has long been a symbol of hope and light in the middle of darkness.<p>Although Christmas trees have become associated primarily with Christianity, the tradition …

Christmas

Brazil shares higher at close of trade; Bovespa up 0.25%

Investing.com – Brazil equities were higher at the close on Friday, as gains in the Public Utilities, Basic Materials and Electric Power sectors …

Markets

Catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, an update.

2017 Oct 19. doi: 10.1111/anec.12512. [Epub ahead of print]<p>1Design of Studies and Scientific Writing Laboratory in the ABC Medicine Faculty, Santo …

Medicine

How Brazil's sex workers have been organised and politically effective for 30 years

Sex work is a controversial form of income. It is a subject much discussed by experts in feminism, religion, law and politics. And its popular …

Brazil

Williams put off driver announcement to New Year

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One team Williams have put off until the New Year an announcement on who will partner Canadian teenager Lance Stroll next season.<p>A team spokeswoman confirmed no driver news was planned before January, with the 21-race 2018 season due to start in Australia on March …

Auto Racing

The revolution of independent journalism led by women in Latin America is here

By <b>mymarysaints</b> on <b>December 15, 2017</b><p>Hello Chicas and Chicos of the journalism world we live in. We have now selected the 10 finalists for the first …

Brazil

Brazilian Transportation Company Rumo S.A. Will Deliver Corn, Soybeans And Up To 5.7% Yield

Rumo S.A. is one of the largest transportation companies in Brazil, it has concessions for c. 12 thousand km of railroads and transports over 40 bn …

Business

FIFA Trial Ends: ‘They Have a Theory That Everyone in Soccer Is Dirty’

The FIFA trial ended Thursday, culminating a monthlong saga in federal court in Brooklyn that involved money-laundering experts, secret audio recordings and the testimony of an American pop star as United States prosecutors laid out charges of corruption rarely, if ever, seen in global …

Corruption

Letting it all hang out in 2017

These ladies could cover it up, but why would they?<p>1<p>Brazilian babes get cheeky for Miss Bumbum contest<p>A parade of butts flocked to Sao Paulo, Brazil, …

Brazil

Orange Juice Drops as Brazilian Forecasts Gets Boost

Frozen concentrated orange juice futures ended in a seventh-straight session of losses on Thursday as bullish traders who have jumped into the market because of tight production in Florida unwound from those bets this week.<p>Frozen concentrated orange juice for January fell 1% to end at $1.469 a …

Markets

VW Brazil’s security aided torture under dictatorship, say historians

Frankfurt — Security staff at Volkswagen’s (VW) Brazilian plant collaborated with the country’s 1964 to 1985 military dictatorship, leading to the …

Business (South Africa)

UPDATE 1-Engie, Elecnor, Sterlite win licenses to build Brazil power lines

(Adds details of projects, winners, context)<p>SAO PAULO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - French energy group Engie SA ENGIE.PA , Spain's Elecnor ENOR.MC , India's …

Brazil

Last-Minute Ways to Use Points For a Blowout New Year’s Eve

Even if you don’t consider yourself particularly travel savvy, you probably know plane tickets and hotels over New Year’s Eve (and the holidays in …

Airlines

Formula One: Way-too-early 2018 Driver Power Rankings

SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – NOVEMBER 12: Sebastian Vettel of Germany driving the (5) Scuderia Ferrari SF70H and Valtteri Bottas driving the (77) Mercedes AMG …

Auto Racing