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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.

Google expands in Latin America

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Google said Thursday it will be opening two new offices in Sao Paolo and Mexico City.

Massive fraud trial collapses in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria, July 20 (UPI) -- The biggest fraud case in Nigerian history involving $242 million is in limbo by a judge's declaration it was outside his jurisdiction, the BBC reports.

Progress made in caffeine-free coffee

SAO PAULO, June 24 (UPI) -- Brazilian scientists have discovered a naturally decaffeinated coffee plant with a rich and full flavor, The Times of London reported Thursday.
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São Paulo (Portuguese pronunciation:   ( listen) "St. Paul"; English: /ˌsaʊ ˈpaʊloʊ/, /ˌsæn ˈpaʊloʊ/, or commonly /ˌsaʊ ˈpɑːloʊ/) is the largest city in Brazil, the largest and richest city in the southern hemisphere and Latin America, the world's 7th largest metropolitan area, and the most populous city proper in the Western World. The city is the capital of the state of São Paulo, the most populous Brazilian state. The name of the city honors Saint Paul. São Paulo exerts strong regional influence in commerce and finance as well as arts and entertainment. São Paulo is considered an Alpha World City.

The city has many renowned landmarks, such as the Museu Paulista do Ipiranga, the gothic Metropolitan Sé Cathedral, the São Paulo Museum of Art (MASP), the Monumento à Bandeira Portuguese to Monument to the flag and Niemeyer's Ibirapuera complex Bienal, planetarium, and museums; and more recently the Estaiada bridge in the South Side. Paulista Avenue, in Midtown is the most important financial center in the country and South America.

The city is home to the São Paulo Stock Exchange, or BOVESPA, the Future Markets, and the Cereal Market Stock Exchanges. São Paulo has been home to several of the tallest buildings in Brazil, including the Mirante do Vale Building and Itália Building.

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