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Aerial view of the Maracanã Complex, a Rio 2016 Olympic Games venue

Rio de Janeiro adapts as it prepares for the 2016 Olympics

Jul 28, 2015
Rio de Janeiro has changed since it agreed to host the Olympics.
Posted In: brazil, Olympics, Rio de Janeiro
The de Melo’s street in the Sao Paulo suburbs.

The Brazilian middle class faces an uncertain future

Feb 26, 2015
Debt and a slowdown has placed the country at an economic crossroads.
Posted In: brazil, Brazilian economy, Petrobras
The Atibainha River dam is part of the Sao Paulo's Cantareira system of dams, which supplies water to 45% of the metropolitan region of Sao Paulo and its 20 million people.

Brazil is facing its worst drought in a century

Feb 12, 2015
Schoolkids are told not to brush their teeth, and rationing may be on the horizon.
Posted In: brazil, drought, groundwater

Do Brazilians even want soccer anymore?

Jun 12, 2014
As the World Cup gets underway, Brazilians question the money spent on the events
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, protests

The number 2,000: Economic lessons from Brazil

Jun 5, 2014
Just because something has never happened before, doesn't mean it's impossible.
Posted In: brazil, sovereign debt

Brazil's drought creates a surge in global coffee prices

May 30, 2014
The world's biggest coffee producing country has been hit with a major drought. And the effects are trickling around the world.
Posted In: coffee, brazil, farmers, bbc
A demonstrator protests with a Brazilian national flag

Brazil is not ready to host FIFA

May 6, 2014
Brazil's about to host the World Cup and the Olympics...and they're not ready.
Posted In: brazil, soccer, protests

Taking national security to the cloud

Apr 7, 2014
Some countries want to build their own cloud storage space.
Posted In: Germany, brazil, cloud computing, data, data storage

Cuba makes bid for foreign investment with a multi-million dollar port

Jan 30, 2014
The $957 million overhaul of the port of Mariel, in west Havana, is being financed by Brazil, and is in the heart of a special economic development zone.
Posted In: cuba, brazil

5 months before the World Cup, half the venues aren't finished

Jan 24, 2014
Less than five months before Brazil's World Cup kicks off, 6 out of 12 venues are still unfinished.
Posted In: World Cup, brazil

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