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Brazil state says losses from Samarco accident at 1.2 billion reais

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's Minas Gerais state said on Thursday the November dam burst in an installation operated by miner Samarco caused losses to municipalities estimated at 1.2 billion reais ($308 million), not considering the environmental problems.

Brazil police include Lula in investigation of auto sector bills

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazil's federal police have included former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in an investigation into the possible use of bribes to influence the passage of legislation benefiting the auto sector, a court document showed on Thursday.

Eclectic Apartment Showcases Collector’s Artifacts

Brazilian crafts, Bolivian and African sculptures and flea-market furnishings add personality to this São Paulo apartment. The post Eclectic Apartment Showcases Collector’s Artifacts appeared first on

These Students Created Software That Could Help Millions Of Deaf People In Brazil

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

SÃO PAULO -- A pproximately 5 percent of Brazilians have some kind of hearing impairment.  Despite the widespread implementation of Brazilian Sign Language, also called Libras, in 2005, people with hearing impairments often need theShow More Summary

Toy House in Brazil Features Fun on Every Floor

This playful place was designed to serve as entertainment space for a growing family in São Paulo. The post Toy House in Brazil Features Fun on Every Floor appeared first on

Brazilians back Petrobras probe - poll

Most Brazilians want an investigation into a kickback scheme at state-controlled oil producer Petrobras, according to a survey. ||| Sao Paulo - An overwhelming majority of Brazilians want an investigation into a sprawling kickback scheme...Show More Summary

Former Petrobras Exec Sentenced Over Vantage Drilling Contract

SAO PAULO, Feb 1 (Reuters) – A Brazilian judge sentenced the former head of state-run oil company Petrobras’ international division to 12 years and two months in jail for corruption and money laundering on Monday, part of the country’s largest-ever graft investigation. Show More Summary

Thousands Stage Parade in São Paulo to Celebrate Soviet Epoch

People wearing ushankas and red t-shirts with Soviet symbols are a rarity in the streets of São Paulo, Brazil. But not during the "Soviet Parade," an annual event held before the main carnival kicks off.

The best Alexandre Pato goals from his time at Sao Paulo (Video)

Rival fans will be quick to dismiss new Chelsea signing Alexandre Pato as a has-been but the Brazilian striker still has much to offer and may prove it in a career revival at Stamford Bridge. He flew out of the blocks at AC Milan before injuries slowed down his progress and a few barren years […]

Months Before Rio Olympics, Murder Rate Rises In Brazil

No country has more cities plagued by violent crime than Brazil. The good news is that both Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo are safer than all of them, one study suggests.

Zika virus is not only a health threat, but an economic one too

Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are studied at a lab of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences of Sao Paulo University in Brazil on Jan. 8. Researchers at the Pasteur Institute in Dakar, Senegal are in Brazil to train local researchers to combat the Zika virus. Show More Summary

Castelinho da Rua Apa in São Paulo, Brazil

Known to generations of São Paulo residents as Castelinho da Rua Apa, or "the little castle of Apa Street," what seems at first glance to be nothing more than the crumbling façade of an eccentric home is actually the site of a murder...Show More Summary

Alexandre Pato has flown to London for Chelsea medical today [Globo]

Alexandre Pato is on his way to London to sign for Chelsea! Pato boarded a flight from São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport at 21:25 GMT on Tuesday night and flew to London, according to reliable Brazilian portal Globo Esporte. The former AC Milan forward entered the airport through a back entrance so as to avoid the […]

Vans Propeller Latin America Tour Edit, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Kyle Walker, Chima Ferguson, Curren Caples, Elijah Berle, and Rowan Zorilla, and Chris Russell hit up São Paulo’s Plaza Roosevelt The post Vans Propeller Latin America Tour Edit, Sao Paulo, Brazil appeared first on TransWorld SKATEboarding.

Scientists Are Developing a Needle-Free Anesthetic For Dental Procedures

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

Scientists at the University of São Paulo claim to have developed a new, needle-free means of administering anesthetic during dental procedures.

‘They Are Only Human’: Brazilian Lawyer Spends 26 Days in Refugee Camps

Human rights lawyer Edgard Raoul left his job and comfortable living in Sao Paulo to spend 26 days living among refugees pouring into Europe from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.

Knockout Modern House Uses Ramp, Not Stairs, to Connect Floors

Photos by Fernando Guerra via Designboom. This modern house in São Paulo, Brazil, a design by the local architecture firm Studio MK27—led by architect Marcio Kogan—clocks in at an eye-popping 14,531 square feet (about 1,350 square meters), but, despite...

Brazil President called as witness in bribery investigation

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - A federal judge in Brazil authorized President Dilma Rousseff to appear as a witness in an investigation into the use of bribes to influence the passage of legislation, a court spokesman said on Wednesday.

Merchant e-Solutions puts headquarters in Atlanta, will bring 140 jobs

A global financial technology firm has picked Atlanta as the site of its U.S. headquarters. The move that will create more than 140 jobs. Merchant e-Solutions, a division of Sao Paulo, Brazil-based Cielo S.A., is a commercial acquirer...Show More Summary

Chelsea target Alexandre Pato leaves another cryptic message on Instagram

Reading between the lines currently, it feels like Alexandre Pato is waiting on Chelsea, or another big club in England to make their move. After a season on loan at Sao Paulo, where he recovered his form, the former AC Milan attacker has been heavily linked with a move to England in recent weeks. Pato […]

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