Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/18764/all en Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/brazil <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"><div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-nav-icon"> <div class="field-label">Navigation Icon:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_nav_icon" width="300" height="127" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/nav-icons/nav-icon-brazil.png?1294093055" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-section-article-icon"> <div class="field-label">In-Article Icons:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_section_article_icon" width="97" height="97" alt="" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/section-icons/section-icon-brazil.png?1294092878" /> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-seo"><legend>SEO</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-metatitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brazil News - Breaking News and Headlines from GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-metadesc"> <div class="field-label">Meta Description:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Brazil News, Brazilian News Online. 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Our <b>Brazilian news</b> coverage features in-depth reports on the country&#39;s most pressing political, economic and social issues, accompanied by captivating photography and video.</p> <h2> Brazilian News Online</h2> <p>Would you like to see more <strong>Brazilian news online</strong>? Become a GlobalPost member. As a member you can suggest and vote on stories and interact with correspondents in the field. Learn more about becoming a <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/members">GlobalPost member</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sectionrss"><legend>RSS</legend><div class="field field-type-text field-field-rsstitle"> <div class="field-label">Title:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost — Brazil </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-sponsor"><legend>Sponsorship</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-sponsored-section"> <div class="field-label">Sponsored Section:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 5615898 at http://www.globalpost.com Seth Kugel http://www.globalpost.com/bio/seth-kugel <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biofirstname"> <div class="field-label">First Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-biolastname"> <div class="field-label">Last Name:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Kugel </div> </div> </div> <p> Please note: The information in this bio may not be current.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-biophoto"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-png" alt="image/png icon" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/image-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/Seth Kugel.png" type="image/png; length=67405">Seth Kugel.png</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioblogroll"><legend>Blogroll</legend><div class="field field-type-link field-field-blogroll3"> <div class="field-label">Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.sethkugel.com">My personal website </a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-link field-field-blogroll4"> <div class="field-label">Link:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="http://www.ibge.gov.br/">A site only someone interested in Brazilian statistics, and the webmaster&#039;s mother, could love</a> </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-bioglobalblog"><legend>Global Blog</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-bioblogenable"> <div class="field-label">Enable:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-syndication"><legend>Syndication</legend><div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-striphtml"> <div class="field-label">Strip HTML:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> 0 </div> </div> </div> </fieldset> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/bio/seth-kugel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 1544 at http://www.globalpost.com Read All About It http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/081209/read-all-about-it <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/081209/read-all-about-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Business Brazil Thu, 08 Jan 2009 15:01:00 +0000 Seth Kugel 1546 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazilian drivers spoiled for choice at the pump http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/081223/brazilian-drivers-spoiled-choice-at-the-pump <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth Kugel </div> </div> </div> <p>SAO PAULO, <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/section-config/brazil">Brazil</a> — Here’s an alternative fuels word problem that might baffle even the best U.S. math students:</p> <p>Jose drives his black flex-fuel Toyota Corolla into a Esso station on Rua Henrique Schaumann, a busy thoroughfare in Sao Paulo. He sees that gas costs 2.60 Brazilian reais per liter and ethanol costs 1.55 reais per liter. If Jose wants to get the most mileage for his money, which fuel should he choose?</p> <p>But for Brazilians, especially the millions who drive flex-fuel cars that run on any mixture of gasoline and ethanol, that question is a breeze.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/081223/brazilian-drivers-spoiled-choice-at-the-pump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Business Green Brazil Technology Tue, 30 Dec 2008 00:20:03 +0000 Seth Kugel 4462 at http://www.globalpost.com For Which It Stands: Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/081231/which-it-stands-brazil <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Colorblind melting pot or racially divided society? Either way, Afro-Brazilian leaders welcome Obama. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth Kugel </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MARAGOJIPE, Brazil&nbsp;&mdash;&nbsp;Walking through this colonial-era fishing town of 44,000 across the Bay of All Saints from the city of Salvador, your average U.S. resident would come to a quick demographic conclusion: Most people here are black.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/america-and-the-world/081231/which-it-stands-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 08 Jan 2009 21:21:35 +0000 Seth Kugel 5390 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazil slashes Bolivian gas imports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/bolivia/090109/brazil-slashes-bolivian-gas-imports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The cuts could cost Bolivia $600 million in losses by April. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Marco Sibaja </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Brazil plans to shutter power plants that run on natural gas from Bolivia, slashing the need for imports from its neighbor amid an ongoing dispute over energy supplies, a top energy official said Friday.</p> <p>Latin America's largest country will instead rely on hydropower from dozens of dams, which will be flooded through the end of the rainy season in late April, Energy Minister Edison Lobao said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/bolivia/090109/brazil-slashes-bolivian-gas-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Bolivia Brazil Fri, 09 Jan 2009 21:10:08 +0000 Marco Sibaja 10706 at http://www.globalpost.com Crab Drumsticks in Brasilia http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090111/crab-drumsticks-brasilia <!--paging_filter--><p>Has anyone out there tried a coxinha de caranguejo? If not, and the idea of a crab meat wrapped in soft dough the shape of a chicken drumstick and fried sounds interesting (or disgusting) to you, you've come to the right reporters' notebook. Because that's what I had last night in a bar here in Brasilia with a handful of local reporters and a couple government officials, and while what they told me can wait for a formal dispatch, the coxinha de caranguejo could not.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090111/crab-drumsticks-brasilia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 15816 at http://www.globalpost.com Following Gaza from Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090112/following-gaza-brazil <!--paging_filter--><p>It&rsquo;s fascinating to follow the conflict in Gaza from another country; I recently observed Rodrigo Craveiro, a correspondent for the Brasilia-based Correio Braziliense, report &ldquo;from&rdquo; Gaza via a dozen open windows on his PC, <a href="http://www.correiobraziliense.com.br/html/sessao_4/2009/01/12/noticia_interna,id_sessao=4&amp;id_noticia=65226/noticia_interna.shtml?">monitoring blogs and communicating via webcam and chat with Gazans&nbsp;</a>(passable Google translation <a href="http://translate.google.com/translate?u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.correiobraziliense.com.br%2Fhtml%2Fsessao</p> </a></p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090112/following-gaza-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 19446 at http://www.globalpost.com Brazilian Middle East diplomacy http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090113/brazilian-middle-east-diplomacy <!--paging_filter--><p>Brazil&rsquo;s foreign minister, Celso Amorim, is finishing up a controversial three-day swing through the Middle East today. At the center of the controversy: remarks by two of Amorim&rsquo;s predecessors essentially mocking him for thinking he can be of any use. Not helping the air of neutrality: the statement last week by President Lula&rsquo;s advisor, Marco Aurelio Garcia, that Israel was engaging in &ldquo;state terrorism,&rdquo; and a statement by Lula&rsquo;s Workers&rsquo; Party comparing Israel&rsquo;s actions with Naziism.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090113/brazilian-middle-east-diplomacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 19617 at http://www.globalpost.com The financial crisis and Brazilian optimism http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090114/the-financial-crisis-and-brazilian-optimism-0 <!--paging_filter--><p>Following the impact of the economic crisis is not easy here. On Monday the Brazilian stock market slid, on Tuesday many of its big stocks recovered and it ended slightly up. And here are four items from the business sections of <a href="http://digital.estadao.com.br/home.aspx">Estado de S. Paulo</a> and <a href="http://oglobo.globo.com/">O Globo </a>today:</p> <p>&mdash;&nbsp;Industrial production in Sao Paulo state, responsible for 40 percent of production nationwide, fell 13.5% from November to December.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090114/the-financial-crisis-and-brazilian-optimism-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 34007 at http://www.globalpost.com Front page cultural imperialism http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090115/front-page-cultural-imperialism <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. television series are popular here. But how popular? The death of actor Ricardo Montalban, of Fantasy Island fame, made <a href="http://www1.folha.uol.com.br/fsp/cp15012009.htm">the front page</a> of Folha de Sao Paulo today, complete with photo. By comparison, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/indexes/2009/01/15/pageone/scan/index.html">A1 </a>of The New York Times doesn't mention it, and front pages in the Washington Post and Los Angeles Times refer to inside reports, but don&rsquo;t make space for a photo of the man who played Mr. Roarke.</p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 46592 at http://www.globalpost.com Thumbs Down for Viagra in Copa Libertadores http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090115/thumbs-down-viagra-copa-libertadores <!--paging_filter--><p>A two day controversy apparently came to an end today, when Zero Hora, the newspaper of record in Porto Alegre, <a href="http://zerohora.clicrbs.com.br/zerohora/jsp/default.jsp?uf=1&amp;local=1&amp;newsID=a2369078.xml">reported</a> that its hometown soccer club Gremio would not, repeat, would not, take Viagra during its Copa Libertadores tournament match against Club Aurora a mile and a half above sea level in Cochabamba, Bolivia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090115/thumbs-down-viagra-copa-libertadores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 46638 at http://www.globalpost.com Home ownership woes in Brasilia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/090116/home-ownership-woes-brasilia <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Forget subprime mortgages: Here, thousands of homeowners don't own their land. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Seth Kugel </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BRASILIA, Brazil &mdash;&nbsp;And you thought U.S. home owners had problems. Here in Brazil's 2,200-square-mile Federal District, over half a million residents &quot;own&quot; houses on land that is not and never was officially theirs. Oops.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/brazil/090116/home-ownership-woes-brasilia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Wed, 21 Jan 2009 20:20:25 +0000 Seth Kugel 58871 at http://www.globalpost.com Summer in Brazil http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090119/summer-brazil <!--paging_filter--><p>The beaches were packed this weekend on the S&atilde;o Paulo coast, as we have entered into the Brazilian equivalent of the dog days of August...between Christmas and Carnival (this year, in late February, and look out for those Barack Obama masks). Nothing supposedly happens this time of year, but something, of course, does happen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090119/summer-brazil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 106346 at http://www.globalpost.com Breaking tragedy http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090119/breaking-tragedy <!--paging_filter--><p>Eight people have died so far, and almost 100 were injured after <a href="http://www.globalpost.com/livewire/brazil/brazil-church-roof-collapses-7-dead-dozens-hurt">the roof collapsed</a> at the world headquarters of the Renascer em Cristo (Born Again in Christ) pentecostal church in the Cambuci neighborhood of Sao Paulo. Sao Paulo&rsquo;s mayor and governor visited the site.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/notebook/brazil/090119/breaking-tragedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Americas Brazil Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 +0000 106420 at http://www.globalpost.com