| Nov 29, 2013
At the Pulse Art Fair in Miami, visitors to Kerry Phillips' booth may notice a distinct lack of framed contemporary art, furniture and price stickers. Instead, the Miami artist, in collaboration with the Girls' Club Collection in Fort Lauderdale, has...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 5:05 AM
U.S. ethanol makers will be looking to boost exports of the fuel if the federal government, as expected, scales back the amount mandated for use in the domestic market.
With low corn prices, thanks to a record crop, industry officials say the nation's...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:20 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is scheduled to begin a nine-day trip to Brazil and El Salvador on Monday.
The governor will lead a trade mission that includes 30 businesses and leaders from Maryland's Port Authority, according to the his office. The state...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Giraffas, a restaurant chain popular in Brazil, opened its sixth South Florida restaurant Friday.
The restaurant is debuting at 1955 N. Federal Highway in Pompano Beach in Pompano Citi Centre. Giraffas' menu includes burgers, salads and Brazilian dishes...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:13 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO -- A smiling Pope Francis rode an open-roofed popemobile through the streets of downtown Rio de Janeiro on Monday afternoon, as huge crowds of onlookers cheered, laughed and snapped photos.
Mostly young Roman Catholics from around the...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 3:48 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — In a country where less than 10% of prison inmates have finished high school, several major politicians and officials dealing with public funds are now behind bars in a corruption case.
After a long-running prosecution, the...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — With a stable job as a home health worker, Maria Conceição decided it was time to live a little.
So when a local retailer offered her the chance to buy some appliances on credit, she pounced. Using installment plans, she...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:26 AM
We humans sure like to anthropomorphize. You know, layer human emotions onto animals.
Like when you're convinced your dog is trying to talk to you, or that your cat is plotting to overthrow the dog. (Maybe the dog is trying to snitch on the cat?)
| Nov 24, 2013
Pompano Community Park became a little slice of Brazil on Saturday as Portuguese and notes of bossa nova and samba carried across the second Brazilian Fest.
The event featured 100 exhibitors and vendors who showcased local Brazilian businesses,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With her signature cascade of long, curly hair and beachy style, 30-year-old Brazilian bombshell Camila Alves McConaughey — wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, mother of three, model, handbag designer and brand ambassador for Macy's INC. —...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Brazil's history of subjugated peoples, environmentally dubious sprawl and violent resistance gets a mythic, politically forthright treatment in the animated feature "Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury." Writer-director Luiz Bolognesi's fast-moving tale...