Rio de Janeiro, March 10 : Brazil President Dilma Rousseff has reiterated her concern about racism in football after a spate of incidents involving Brazilian players and officials.
Rio de Janeiro, March 5 - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has said that with just 100 days to go before the 2014 World Cup opens in Brazil, her country was close to completing the preparations.
Rio de Janeiro, Mar 1 - Hundreds of revellers converged here Friday as the Brazilian city kicked off the Rio Carnival 2014 celebrations.
At the inauguration, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes handed the keys to the city to King Momo, the folkloric character who presides over the five-day festivities, reports Xinhua.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 15 : Brazilian economic activity fell for the second straight month in December, declining 1.35 percent relative to November, the central bank said in a report Friday.
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 5 - Some 10 armed men burst into a Rio de Janeiro hospital and assaulted a score of people in the reception area, including patients, family members and employees, Brazilian police said Tuesday.
The strange attack occurred around 11 p. m. Monday at a private hospital in the north Rio neighbourhood of Cascadura.
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 28 - An accident involving a tractor and a passenger bus left 13 people dead and at least 17 others injured in northeastern Brazil's Bahia state early Monday.
The bus with 38 people on board collided head-on with the tractor that slipped off the flatbed trailer truck that was transporting it and went round a bend, Xinhua quoted the Federal Highway Police as saying.
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 17 - The death toll from flash floods that devastated Itaoca, a small Brazilian town in southeastern state of Sao Paulo, earlier this week climbed to 14 after two more bodies were found Thursday, authorities said.
Rio De Janeiro, Jan 15 - A court in Brazil's state Maranhao, where prison violence and inmate deaths have skyrocketed, ordered the state to build new prisons to alleviate overcrowding in cells in 60 days.
The court said prisons should be built away from state capital Sao Luis, and called for more prison wardens, as well as improved facilities, Xinhua reported Tuesday.