BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Brazilian government told the Supreme Court on Monday that President Michel Temer has the authority to revoke the asylum status a former left-wing guerrilla convicted of murder in Italy and extradite him at his country's request.
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(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) Brazilian scientists investigate tumoral development caused by benzo[a]pyrene, a hydrocarbon present in cigarette smoke, automotive exhaust, burnt wood fumes and barbecued meat.Show More Summary
U2 appeared on the Brazilian TV show Fantástico Sunday evening to discuss their upcoming fourteenth studio album, Songs Of Experience, with host Alvaro Pereira Junior. Forgoing the traditional in-studio performance, the foursome played on a rooftop against the São Paulo skyline -- and, weirdly, they didn't play any songs from the upcoming album. Via the…
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Vastly expanding sugarcane production in Brazil for conversion to ethanol could reduce current global carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 5.6 percent, researchers report in the journal Nature Climate Change. Show More Summary
More than 403 million hectares of tropical forests worldwide have been earmarked for timber concessions with selective logging a common economic activity. The Brazilian Amazon alone holds around 4.5 billion m3 of commercial timber volume, and increased is the demand on Amazonian hardwood as African and Asian timber stocks are exhausted.
Vastly expanding sugarcane production in Brazil for conversion to ethanol could reduce current global carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 5.6 percent, researchers report in the journal Nature Climate Change.
Guangzhou (AFP) – Guangzhou Evergrande players and staff tossed an emotional Luiz Felipe Scolari in the air and hailed the Brazilian coach after they sealed their seventh straight Chinese Super League title in what is expected to be his final season in charge. Show More Summary
Guangzhou (AFP) – Luiz Felipe Scolari’s rampant Guangzhou Evergrande won the Chinese Super League (CSL) for the seventh time in a row on Sunday and with two games to spare. In what is expected to be the decorated Brazilian coach’s last...Show More Summary
Trouble at PSG? When it comes to news out of Paris Saint Germain, L’Equipe are pretty much the gold standard. On Saturday night, L’Equipe have revealed that Brazilian superstar Neymar has been involved in a training ground altercation with PSG coach Unai Emery. Neymar has acclimatised to life at PSG in fine fashion since joining […]
The Art Institute of Chicago is presenting the first-ever North American exhibition devoted to the pivotal Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973). Tarsila, as she is known, is a paradigmatic figure in twentieth-century art whose...Show More Summary
A young student at a private school in Brazil shot dead two other children and wounded four more Friday, the emergency services said. There were conflicting reports from the authorities about the ages of those involved. All the victims were 12 or 13 years old, police and the fire department in the central city of Goiana said initially. Show More Summary
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - With a tight general election looming next year, Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto faces a tough choice on whether to pursue a graft probe involving a prominent ally and Brazilian construction firm Odebrec...
The agent of one-time Chelsea star Ramires has today revealed that a number of world football’s top clubs are interested in making a move for his client. London stint Ramires, a 30-year-old Brazilian international, made the move to Europe in 2009, joining Portuguese giants Benfica from Cruzeiro. However, his spell with the Lisbon-based outfit lasted […]
Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti aims to present female sexuality as it has never been seen before.
It wasn’t until Aug. 3 that Neymar made it official, publicly announcing he had accepted a transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for a record-breaking fee. But according to former Barcelona teammate Xavi, the Brazilian star informed his teammates of his plans as early as late June. “He say to us at Messi’s wedding that he […]
If you're looking for spooky music for this time of year, you could do a whole lot worse than Oculto Pelos Seres, the new EP from the Brazilian punk band Rakta. Rakta released their self-titled debut in 2013, and their new 7" EP builds on its swirling atmosphere and heavy vibes. Like a lot of…
The head of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics and former president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee will be released from jail after a top court decision
(Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo) The glass is a non-equilibrium, non-crystalline state of matter that appears solid on a short time scale but relaxes toward the liquid state, proposes Brazilian scientist. The inspiration...Show More Summary
Julian Casablancas + The Voidz are currently in the middle of a South American tour as their second album together is presumably on the way, and they recently stopped by Brazilian late-night talk show The Noite to perform a new song called "Wink," plus "Nintendo Blood." (They also played it at a secret LA show…