Pope Francis proves his rock-star status among Catholics
The Associated Press liveblogs all the action from Rio de Janeiro
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – Brazilian protesters and police clashed Wednesday near a stadium hosting a Confederations Cup soccer match, as thousands of demonstrators trying to march on the site were
Brian Bethune’s latest from Rome
SAO PAULO – Hate that hair? In Brazil, beware.
A self-regulatory council for Brazil’s advertising industry is looking into complaints against razor maker Gillette for running body-shaving commercials.
Free classes on offer in advance of 2014 soccer competition
France threatens to take the Internet search giant to court over getting rich from revenue-starved media sites
The Brazilian president, an ex guerrilla, wants to cut taxes
FIFA has a beer sponsor for the World Cup, but Brazil has a beer ban in stadiums
Last October I wrote a really strange column noting that the government of Brazil is sending 75,000 students abroad on scholarships, and Brazilian businesses were bankrolling another 25,000, and Canada
The Brazilian city is poised to start using nine digits after the area code
The Environment Minister spreads the good word.
Environment Minister Peter Kent repeated his sharp criticism of Kyoto at a high-level session of the Durban talks. “Kyoto, for Canada, is in
Other countries are doing serious work to attract international students, but not us
Brazil’s new president is cleaning out corruption
And just this once, I mean the title non-ironically. The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada “applauds” and “is delighted by” Harper’s announcement of increased Canada-Brazil cooperation in higher
After some consternation over the meaning and purpose of the Prime Minister’s visit to the Brazilian foreign minister’s bathroom, we have now the following official clarification.
“That’s absolutely incorrect. It
Rio de Janeiro is lifting up its poor—literally