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Fear and loathing in Brazil as World Cup beckons

SAO PAULO, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Brazil approaches FIFA World Cup amid criticism that problems that drove more than a million protesters into the streets last year aren't yet resolved.

Dolphin rescued by fishermen

Nov. 22 (UPI) --On Nov. 15 a group of fishermen rescued a dolphin off the coast of Sao Paolo in Brazil. The fishermen initially saw the dolphin stuck in a plastic bag. After being released the dolphin {link:jumps for joy: "http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/trending-now/dolphin-shows-gratitude-to-the-fishermen-who-rescued-it-192918616.html?vp=1"}, which some people believe means it was saying thank you.
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Rioting protesters return to Brazil streets

SAO PAULO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Rioting protesters returned to Brazilian streets in an outburst of anger over the police killing of a 17-year-old boy in earlier unrest.

Embraer secures more orders for executive jets

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, June 19 (UPI) -- Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer hopes to continue building up its sales of private jets at the same time as it expands capacity in defense, security and tactical transport.

Rafael Nadal takes 4th win of season in Barcelona Open final

BARCELONA, Spain, April 28 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal remained on a torrid pace Sunday, claiming his fourth victory of the season with a win in the final of the Barcelona Open.

Officers facing trial for 1992 Carandiru prison massacre

SAO PAOLO, Brazil, April 15 (UPI) -- Brazilian prison guards went on trial Monday for a 1992 prison massacre that killed 111 inmates, officials said.

Brazil forces head south to quell violence

FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Brazil has sent elite federal police forces to strife-torn Santa Catarina in the south to contain violence ordered by drug lords from their prison cells.

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Nadal is back with Brazil Open victory

SAO PAULO, Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Former world No. 1 Rafael Nadal recorded his first victory since last year's French Open Sunday, besting David Nalbandian for the Brazil Open title.

Nadal, Nalbandian reach Brazil Open final

SAO PAULO, Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Rafael Nadal earned his second final in two weeks with a win over Martin Alund Saturday and will meet David Nalbandian for the title at the Brazil Open.

France's Chardy falls in Brazil Open upset

SAO PAULO, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Fourth-seeded Jeremy Chardy of France fell in an upset to Argentine lucky loser Martin Alund Wednesday in second-round play at the Brazil Open.

Bellucci survives, Fognini falls in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Fifth-seeded Thomaz Bellucci survived a first-round challenge but No. 6 seed Fabio Fognini was bounced Tuesday and the Brazil Open.

Brazil to produce A-Darter missile

BRASILIA, Brazil, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The Brazilian Air Force Command and a subsidiary of South Africa's Denel Group have signed a missile production contract.

Embraer expands components output in Portugal

SAO PAULO, June 19 (UPI) -- Brazil's Embraer is expanding components manufacturing in Portugal as part of a global strategy to compete in different international markets.
Massa wins race, but Hamilton wins title

Massa wins race, but Hamilton wins title

SAO PAULO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Brazil's Felipe Massa won Sunday's season-ending Brazilian Grand Prix at Sao Paolo, but England's Lewis Hamilton clinched the Formula One World championship.
Hilfiger flagship store to open in NYC

Hilfiger flagship store to open in NYC

NEW YORK, March 12 (UPI) -- The Tommy Hilfiger Group Wednesday said its new global flagship store will be located on Fifth Avenue, between 53rd and 54th streets, in New York.

Stakhovsky captures Zagreb final

ZAGREB, Croatia, March 1 (UPI) -- Unheralded Sergiy Stakhovsky stunned top-seeded Ivan Ljubicic 7-5 6-4 Saturday to win the PBZ Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament in Zagreb, Croatia.

Coldplay to debut songs in Latin America

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The English alternative rock group Coldplay has plans to unveil several new tracks off its forthcoming album during a Latin American tour next year.
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