RIO DE JANEIRO — In honor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a farmer in Sao Paulo state created a Brazilian flag so large that it covers almost 124 acres of his Paranapanema farm.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Investigators in Southern Brazil have indicted a man who they say killed his wife so he could keep up an affair with his mother-in-law.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Authorities in the town of Barra do Garças, Brazil, arrested a 20-year-old woman carrying three kilograms of cocaine hidden inside chocolate truffles, Saturday.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Police in Goias State arrested a 17-year-old boy, suspected in a gas station robbery, after the teen’s father recognized him in a CCTV video broadcast on local television.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Marcelo Sebá, the entrepreneur behind Brazil’s powerhouse Agência Blush, posted online a racy photo of a youthful Gisele Bündchen Tuesday.
LINCOLN CITY, Oregon – A car struck and killed Richard Swanson, 42, Tuesday morning as the Seattle man dribbled a soccer ball from the Emerald City to Sao Paulo, Brazil where he hoped to attend the 2014 World Cup.
RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in northeastern Brazil seized a 12-gauge shotgun from a prison inmate Thursday afternoon. Military Police (PM) working on a tip, found the weapon along with other contraband items, while searching a jail in Mamanguape, Paraíba.
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – While cooking dinner for her family Monday, Elisangela Borborema Rosa, 28, took a fishing spear through the neck and lived. Elisangela’s husband was handling a spear gun at the dinner table of their home … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in Espírito Santo state have seized the synthetic recreational drug mephedrone for the first time. Brazil outlawed the drug, which causes effects similar to cocaine and Ecstasy, two years ago.
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Cuban dissident Yoani Sanchez characterized President Dilma Rousseff as ‘playing with fire’ regarding Brazil’s relations with Cuba. Sanchez, an activist and blogger, made the comments during a visit to the headquarters of the United … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – A woman in central Brazil got the shock of her life when entering the bathroom at home Monday morning. As she sat down to do her business, a marmoset monkey who entered the building … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – In the state’s largest drug bust so far in 2013, police in Espírito Santo arrested a man carrying over a ton of marijuana in a Volkswagen van. Police stopped the “Kombi” van just outside … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Backyard gardener João Basílio Varela, 61, harvested a 20-pound sweet potato measuring over 3 feet from his yard Tuesday. João, who lives in Brazil’s southern-most state, Rio Grande do Sul, has talent and a … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO — Police in Sao Paulo state arrested a 22-year-old man late Thursday, accusing him of stealing his late father’s skull from a cemetery. According to Civil Police in Sao Manuel, the young man broke open … Continue reading
Brazil News RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in Sao Paulo state arrested three men Wednesday and seized a 1.2 kilogram brick of cocaine emblazoned with the Apple logo. Campinas police explained that traffickers often use images or logos of famous … Continue reading