Brazil

Brazilian Defenders Brawl On The Pitch After Letting In Fifth Goal Of The Game

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.04.2015 | UK Sport

It's not unusual to see defenders having a word with each other after letting a goal slip through, but tensions were high between the backs when this ...

Peruvian Indigenous Leader: 'We Don't Want to Die Because of Oil'

David Hill | Posted 27.03.2015 | UK
David Hill

Leaders from the indigenous Matsés people in the Peruvian Amazon say they remain vehemently opposed to potential operations in their territory by a Canada-based oil company...

Fifa's Blatter Could Untrack Brazil's Football "Reforms"

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 23.03.2015 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

In an attempt to have big government control the future of futebol president Dilma Rousseff is submitting legislation to "modernize" the national pastime to a fractious Federal Congress for review and approval.

Police Killings in Brazil: 'My Taxes Paid for the Bullet That Killed My Grandson'

Alexandre Ciconello | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK
Alexandre Ciconello

How much longer will it take for the Brazilian authorities to wake up to these horrors and take real action? The lives of thousands of people - many of them young black men - are at stake.

12 Pictures Of People Who REALLY Don't Want To Be At The Rio Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK

The Rio Carnival kicked off in Brazil this weekend, with millions turning out to celebrate the city's 450th birthday. It gives the people of Rio de...

Might Norway Blacklist Canadian Oil Firm Over Amazon Operations?

David Hill | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK
David Hill

During the meeting in November various Matses men expressed concern about the potential impacts of oil operations on the IPI.

Indigenous Culture, Another Demonstration of Brazil's Diversity

Vicente Neto | Posted 18.04.2015 | UK
Vicente Neto

Less well known than the Olympics, the competition of indigenous peoples will give us the opportunity to show the world another characteristic of the Brazilian people, namely our great cultural diversity.

Corruption Probe Taints Rio's Olympic Image

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

With Rio agog over Carnival Federal Police in Brazil are investigating whether politically influential companies used corrupt practices to win contracts for the 2016 Rio Summer Olympic Games.

Girl, 6, Dies After Piranhas Devour Her Legs

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK

A six-year-old girl has died after piranhas devoured the flesh from her legs. The little girl was on a family holiday with four other children and...

If Brazil Bans Oil From Javari Border, Why Won't Peru?

David Hill | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK
David Hill

In 2007 Peru established two oil and gas concessions, Lot 135 and Lot 137, totalling almost 1.5 million hectares and contracted a Canadian company, Pacific Rubiales Energy, to operate there. This means that more than half of the western boundary of the Javari reserve borders Peruvian oil and gas concessions.

Miss BumBum Model Reveals Horrific Infection Caused By Cosmetic Fillers (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK

WARNING: This report contains graphic images, reader discretion is advised A model who previously competed in Brazil’s annual Miss BumBum contes...

Top Five New Year's Eve Host Cities and How They Compare

Will Glendinning | Posted 21.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Will Glendinning

For the first time, this year London will be charging spectators to see its New Year's Eve fireworks. In the following I'll look at what the £10 a head will be spent on and how other New Year's Eve celebrations around the world compare.

Brazil's Futebol Santa Plays Christmas Scrooge

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 17.02.2015 | UK Sport
Eric Ehrmann

As Brazil's top sides count the coals in their stockings and sell their best players to the Premier League and Europe Pele's lust for life can remind them it's time to make the game he made beautiful beautiful again.

That Awkward Moment When You're On 'Masterchef' And You Can't Get The Lid Off A Jar...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Comedy

We've all been there. Unable to get the lid off a jar of sauce... while competing in a timed round in the final of 'Masterchef' Brazil. Fortunately...

In Search Of The Real Trancoso, Brazil

Blake Whitman | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Blake Whitman

Trancoso. Known to Europeans as the St. Tropez of Brazil and Americans as that place Diane Von Furstenberg sojourns, this historic, deep tropical Bahian village has become an aristocratic hotspot with a graceful balance of old tradition and new wave culture.

Top Seven Amazing Hotels to Continue Your Jungle Fever

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 04.02.2015 | UK Entertainment
Trivago.co.uk

But those who long for a more serene jungle experience can now opt for a relaxing escape instead, as more and more travellers look to explore luscious green tropics without leaving luxury far behind.

Brazilian Police Helicopter Spots This

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK

A police helicopter in Brazil has made a bizarre discovery – a huge swastika tiled into the bottom of a swimming pool. Officers spotted the Nazi emb...

Pelé 'Completely Fine' Despite Reports He Was Fighting For His Life

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Ryan Barrell | Posted 28.11.2014 | UK Sport

A representative of football legend Pelé has dispelled myths the star is fighting for his life in an intensive care unit. The Albert Einstein hosp...

A World Where People Count

Manuel Barcia | Posted 23.01.2015 | UK
Manuel Barcia

Just after the results of the Brazilian presidential elections were made public a few days ago, giving current President Dilma Rouseff of the leftist Workers Party a small margin of victory over her opponent Aécio Neves, the British weekly magazine The Economist did what it always does, and came up with one of their worst ever statements.

Five of Football's Most Brutal Slapdowns

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK Sport
Ben Whitmarsh

Scotland's 1-3 loss against England was the most recent entry into the annals of brutal football slapdowns; those moments where a team gets a glimpse of success, only to see the door of fate slam shut in their face...

Cannibal Trio 'Ate Victims & Sold Pastries Stuffed With Their Flesh'

Huffington Post UK/ AP | Sara C Nelson | Posted 14.11.2014 | UK

Three 'cannibals' are on trial charged with killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their flesh to make and sell stuffed pa...

Brazil Invests in Digital Media to Promote International Tourism

Vicente Neto | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK
Vicente Neto

With the growth in the number of people with access to the internet and the use of smartphones and tablets incorporated into daily life, we have the possibility of expanding our digital communications campaigns, seeking out contact in a more direct manner with various audiences interested in getting to know Brazil, our culture, our gastronomy and our people.

Black Brazilian Family Has Three White Children

Barcroft TV | Chris York | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK
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When Rosamere Fernanda de Andrade first held her baby she assumed there was a mix up. Rosamere and ex-husband, Joao, are both black, but their daughte...

Cinderella's Will Go To The Ball...

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 07.11.2014 | UK

Police in Rio have organised a ball for teenage girls to help build relations within the Cerro Corá favela. In Brazil, girls traditionally celebra...

UK Music Is Taking Over the World One Gig at a Time

Mark Hillary | Posted 31.12.2014 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

Peter Hook visited a small gig venue in São Paulo today just to meet fans up close and to answer their questions. My wife and I had arranged the visit for the British Consulate who plastered the venue with their 'Music is GREAT' branding - and of course when you are talking about British music, it really is!