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  • Rio workers vote to remain on strike indefinitely

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Workers at the main venue of the 2016 Olympic Games voted on Monday to continue their strike indefinitely, just days before officials from the International Olympic Committee are due to visit Rio de Janeiro and encourage the...
  • Carlyle sees private-equity focus on emerging markets

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The global private equity industry will focus more on emerging markets in coming years as Brazil and China become the leading global recipients of capital from the sector, a senior industry executive said on Monday. There...
  • Despite problems, demand high for World Cup tickets

    If you're going to Brazil for the World Cup, you'd better start looking for a sports bar where you can watch the games on TV. Because for all the problems with stadium construction, transportation infrastructure and political protests, this World Cup...
  • Misbehave and you won't make World Cup squad-Italy coach

    (Reuters) - Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has warned that players won't be considered for the World Cup if they are sent off or caught misbehaving in club matches before the end of the season. He also effectively ruled out veteran AS Roma forward...
  • We'll attack to get to World Cup last 16, says Bosnia's Susic

    SARAJEVO (Reuters) - - Bosnia-Herzegovina will stick to the formula that got them to the World Cup finals in Brazil and attack their rivals in a bid to get out of their qualifying group, coach Safet Susic said on Tuesday. The Bosnians, for whom Brazil is...
  • New Volvo round-world race yacht is 'Big Brother' with sails

    HYTHE, England (Reuters) - Despite embarking on a 40,000-mile adventure across some of the world's most deserted seas and oceans, there will be no hiding place for the crews of the Volvo Ocean Race, as for the first time every second of their adventure...
  • Deep in Brazil's jungle, host city poses wild challenge for World Cup

    Deep in Brazil's jungle, host city poses wild challenge for World Cup
    MANAUS, Brazil — In the 1960s, Brazil's military rulers decided they had to populate the Amazon or risk losing control over the vast, isolated region. So they granted special tax breaks to Manaus, reviving a faded rubber-baron town in the middle...
  • Planned or impromptu, picnics bring friends together

    Planned or impromptu, picnics bring friends together
    Prelude to summer: a hint of heat, a whiff of sunscreen, a drifting cloud of smoke from the charcoal grill. Hot dogs and burgers, potato salad and plastic forks. The picnic is a year-round activity in Florida, but on Sunday the picnic tables at Wekiwa...
  • Letters to Travel: Brazil and slavery

    Vincent Bevins wrote that, "São Paulo was built by immigrants from Italy, Japan, Portugal and Lebanon, among others..." ["Culture by Day, Partying by Night," March 30]. That is quite an interesting tidbit about the place that received the majority of...
  • Latam countries pushed to reform as easy money era ends

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Latin American countries will have to tighten their belts as the rising cost of capital and lower commodity prices dampen growth and force countries to do more to drive economic activity, policymakers warned this week. Both the...
  • Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy

    Draghi says a stronger euro would trigger looser ECB policy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank will ease monetary policy further if the euro keeps strengthening, President Mario Draghi said on Saturday as world finance chiefs ramped up pressure on Europe to ward off deflation. In the clearest signal...
  • Adriano leaves Paranaense after three appearances

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Former Inter Milan and Brazil striker Adriano has parted company with Atletico Paranaense after just three games, the southern Brazilian club said on Saturday. The decision was a mutual one and was taken after the team were...