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Sunday, Jan 14

06

Pope Francis and Latin American winds of change

Brazil Sun

A squall of fresh air with a distinct Latin American feel tore through the Vatican on the election of Pope Francis, a passionate Argentine whose defence of the downtrodden has stirred hearts across the world. On his return to the continent…

Saturday, Jan 13

22

Alexis Sanchez will snub Manchester United and sign for Manchester City, claims Rio Ferdinand

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Alexis Sanchez is wanted by both Manchester clubs (Picture: Getty)

14

Trump loves Norway. Haiti, Latin America and Africa? Not so much

Brazil Sun

There was a flurry of late-week commentary on the president's reportedly expressed belief that the nonwhite world is a "shithole."

Monday, Jan 8

Philippe Coutinho live Barcelona transfer updates and reaction as Brazilian puts pen to paper to complete move

Brazil Sun

The Brazilian has completed a medical and will now be officially presented at the Nou Camp - follow all the reaction here

Saturday, Jan 6

18

Liverpool fan filmed burning Philippe Coutinho shirt - before Brazilian has even left the club

Brazil Sun

Barcelona are willing to bid in excess of £130million to get the man they failed to sign in the summer

Friday, Jan 5

21

IBM appoints new president for Brazil operation

Venezuela Star

Company veteran Tonny Martins takes the helm

12

Boeing takeover of Embraer reportedly at risk as Brazilian government steps in

Brazil Sun

The two firms first confirmed they were in talks last month.

04

Shirtless flag-bearer from Rio Games is trying to qualify for the Winter Olympics

Brazil Sun

After his appearance in the 2016 opening ceremony, Pita Taufatofua is vying to be a Winter Games athlete

Thursday, Jan 4

13

Tite has set a new standard for Brazil - Ronaldo

Brazil Sun

The former World Cup-winner says the new Selecao boss has led the five-time world champions back from the brink following the "nightmare" 7-1

11

Brucellosis outbreak at Paraguay Vet School triggers alarm bells for the industry

Brazil Sun

An outbreak of brucellosis at the Veterinary School of the Asunción University in Paraguay, FCV-UNA, has cost the academic center its international certification, and has become a shameful experience for a country which is among the top…

03

China’s Didi Chuxing acquires control of Brazilian ride-hailing app 99 for US$1 billion

Brazil Sun

Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing has agreed to acquire control of Brazil’s 99, the companies said on Wednesday, potentially creating a rival to Uber in Latin America’s largest economy.

Wednesday, Jan 3

20

Didi Chuxing, China’s ride-hailing giant, reportedly just bought Uber's Brazilian rival

Brazil Sun

Didi Chuxing has agreed to buy 99 - Uber's main Brazilian rival - according to people with knowledge of the transaction.

12

Private operators take over Brazil's Fortaleza and Porto Alegre airports

Brazil Sun

Fraport Brasil (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fraport AG) started operations at Fortaleza’s Pinto Martins International Airport (FOR) and Porto Alegre’s Salgado Filho International Airport (POA).

Brazil finished 2017 with a record trade surplus of US$ 67bn

Brazil Sun

Brazil's road to economic recovery has passed another milestone with official data showing on Tuesday that the country finished 2017 with a record trade surplus 40.5% higher than in the previous year. The US$67 billion surplus was in line…

Tuesday, Jan 2

22

Barcelona confident they will sign Philippe Coutinho in January with Brazilian desperate to seal dream move

Brazil Sun

Liverpool resisted all offers for the Brazilian last summer and now face a major fight to keep during the transfer window

New Hollywood Latin American Spot 'Latin Fusion' Opens Its Doors

Brazil Sun

Located inside the Hollywood & Highland entertainment complex, this new spot features Latin-inspired fast-casual fare.

15

Boy, 5, accidentally killed by falling bullet as Brazilian gangsters celebrated New Year 'by firing guns into air'

Brazil Sun

Children were watching fireworks at midnight when the boy suddenly fell lifeless on the ground

Neymar awarded Samba d'Or as best Brazilian player in Europe

Brazil Sun

The PSG superstar has won a poll to win the award, ahead of Manchester City's Gabriel Jesus and Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho

14

‘Particularly good days’ are common in Africa, Latin America and the U.S.

Brazil Sun

If you live in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America or the United States, you are more likely than people in other regions of the world to say you’re having a particularly good day. For the past several years, Pew Research Center’s annual…

03

Inmate 'decapitated' in brutal Brazilian prison riot

Brazil Sun

Nine inmates are killed, 14 injured, and over 100 escape in a Brazilian prison riot, in the latest example of the country's continuing difficulties maintaining control over its notoriously violent penal system.

Nine dead, corpses burned, as inmates from rival gangs wage war in Brazilian prison

Inmates from rival gangs battled at a prison in Brazil’s Goaias state Monday, leaving nine dead and 14 injured, authorities told the news site G1.

Sunday, Dec 31

12

Temer paves the way for the privatization of jumbo power company Electrobras

Brazil Sun

Brazilian President Michel Temer signed a measure that paves the way for the privatization of Eletrobras, Latin America’s largest power company, according to a government official.

Brazil denies any hypothesis of credit rating downgrade

Brazil Sun

"The government does not work on the hypothesis of a rating downgrade by the main credit rating agencies", said Brazil's Treasury Secretary Ana Paula Vescovi during an interview to release the primary results of the Central Government.

Tuesday, Oct 24

19

Plan B: Coutinho can fill in should Brazil lose Neymar – Tite

Venezuela Star

The Selecao boss says he is desperate to ensure his side can cope without the PSG man and insists he is proud of the team he has put together

Tuesday, Oct 3

10

Neymar trains with Gabriel Jesus whilst having toe injury

Neymar looked in fine spirits as he trained with the Brazil national squad in Teresopolis on Monday, but caused concern as he grimaced while tending to a wounded toe on the sidelines.

02

Argentina train ahead of crunch World Cup qualifiers

Argentina Star

Jorge Sampaoli's side sit precariously in fifth position in the South American qualifying group as they enter the last round of fixtures.

Monday, Sep 25

11

Liverpool 'ready to sell' Coutinho to Barca in January

Liverpool will be open to selling their star man Philippe Coutinho to Catalan giants Barcelona, according to fresh reports coming out of Spain this week. The Brazilian is still looking to leave the club.

Sunday, Sep 24

18

Neymar's incredible contract details with PSG leaked

The mind-blowing numbers behind Neymar's world record switch to PSG have been officially leaked in the German media. The Brazilian is now the world's highest earning footballer.

Wednesday, Mar 22

11

Brazil: Meat scandal is economic embarrassment

Brazil Sun

Sao Paulo - Brazil's president said on Tuesday that a scandal over sale of expired meat was an "economic embarrassment" and Hong Kong joined several countries in suspending some meat imports from the

10

All Brazilian meat banned

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Hong Kong banned all meat and poultry from Brazil yesterday amid a growing rotten-meat scandal in the South American country. Three supermarket chains - Wellcome, ParknShop and AEON - removed Brazilia