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Monday 14 June 2010
Sao Paulo Fashion Week is widely regarded as the "fifth" fashion week, after New York, Paris, Milan and London, and it's an event where the issue of non-white models has been tackled head-on.
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Although he never achieved the same fame or wealth as many of his colleagues, the singer, pianist and composer Johnny Alf was belatedly recognised as a seminal influence on the formulation of bossa nova. During a career spanning nearly six decades, he recorded only nine albums, but contributed to 46. The Brazilian journalist Ruy Castro, author of the book Bossa Nova: The Story of the Brazilian Music that Seduced the World (1990) described him as "the real father of bossa nova".
Saturday 05 June 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Twenty-seven-year-old Ludo, who was born Ludwig Aparecido dos Santos, works for a communications company high above the city of Sao Paulo. Real communication, though, is more mysterious and complex than any corporation can master, especially communication across the gulf between rich and poor that exists in such a place.
Tuesday 02 March 2010
Chelsea midfielder Deco has revealed he hopes to leave the club this summer and return to his native Brazil.
Monday 22 February 2010
Former Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter Milan striker Ronaldo has announced he will retire from football at the end of next year.
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Roberto Mancini declared yesterday that Robinho could regalvanise his Manchester City career on loan back in Brazil, as the Sao Paulo club vied with Santos for his services.
Wednesday 02 December 2009
Former Real Madrid and Brazil team mates Ronaldo and Roberto Carlos will play together again for Corinthians next year after the defender said yesterday he had signed for the Sao Paulo-based club.
Sunday 08 November 2009
Monday 12 October 2009
An intense fire broke out in a slum in South America's largest city, sending local people running across rooftops to escape the flames.
Wednesday 12 August 2009
The founder of one of Brazil's biggest evangelical churches siphoned off billions of dollars in donations from his mostly poor followers to buy jewelry, TV stations and other businesses for himself, authorities charged.
Monday 29 June 2009
Inter Milan right-back Maicon plans to remain at the San Siro - as long as he is given an improved contract.
Tuesday 02 June 2009
The "marvellous" city, as Rio de Janeiro likes to be known, was a city grieving last night. Anguished friends and relatives gathered at Terminal 2 of Rio's international airport, awaiting news. The Mayor, Eduardo Paes, was among those who lost friends. "I don't think that there's any hope left really for any of us who are waiting here for news," he said.
Friday 08 May 2009
Brazil coach Dunga praised Ronaldo's progress in his latest comeback and said on Thursday the national team door was open for the 32-year-old striker.
Friday 20 February 2009
Corinthians have ruled out the possibility of signing Manchester United forward Carlos Tevez.
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