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noodls: (Source: King's College London) Brazil academics gather for 1st major conference in London Posted on 22/08/2014 More than 800 experts on all matters Brazilian have convened at King's College London this week for what is thought to be largest ever such...
FourFourTwo: SubstituteLuciano bagged a hat-trick in an 11-minute period as Corinthians rallied to beat Goias 5-2 in the Brazilian Serie A on Thursday. Luciano - a second-half replacement for Angel Romero - came off the bench and scored three goals in the final 12 minutes...
The Miami Herald: During the World Cup, more than 1 million international visitors flocked to Brazil — far exceeding pre-tournament expectations. That wasn’t the only thing topsy-turvy about the world’s biggest sporting event. The Brazilian soccer team was...
Yahoo Daily News: SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Palmeiras made a rare move when it hired an Argentine coach earlier this year, and the results have not been good. Since the arrival of Ricardo Gareca, Palmeiras hasn't won a single match in the Brazilian league, and its...
The Irish Times: The mixed-race daughter of a poor, illiterate family of Amazonian rubber tappers has been chosen as a Brazilian presidential candidate. Marina Silva, a conservationist and former environment minister, met with members of the Brazilian Socialist party (PSB) in...
BBC News: The BrazilianSocialist Party (PSB) has formally named the internationally-acclaimed environmental campaigner Marina Silva as its new presidential candidate. Ms Silva replaces the late EduardoCampos, who was killed in a plane crash last week. She was Mr...
The Guardian: Former environment minister vying for second place in polls after death of EduardoCampos in plane crash Marina Silva speaking to the media. Photograph: Eraldo Peres/AP The mixed-race daughter of a poor, illiterate family of Amazonian rubber tappers is set to...
BBC News: It was hardly looking like a cliff-hanger. Some accused it of being predictable and even boring - a presidential election in which the incumbent was all but guaranteed of being re-elected without, perhaps, even the need for a second round of voting. But then...