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Counter-Strike: All eyes on Astralis, MIBR as 2019 begins

Brazilian Counter-Strike: Global Offensive fans are not the only ones that are eager to see the reunion of the nation's best players at MIBR. The in-game leader of the top CS:GO team in the world, Lukas "gla1ve" Rossander, is also expecting great results coming from the five players.


In Davos, Brazil's Bolsonaro to tout reforms, trade liberalization

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s president will outline his government’s economic reform agenda and plans to increase trade with the rest of the world during a speech at the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting in Davos next week, one of his aides told Reuters on Friday.


Brazil shifting to self-monitoring of food, meat plants: minister

BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Brazil is moving toward a self-monitoring system for food processors, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, including meatpackers still recovering from an inspection scandal that hurt trade with key markets.


Raul Jimenez transfer: Wolves make decision on striker's future

Nuno Espirito Santo insists Wolves intend to wait until the summer before buying Raul Jimenez. Mexican international Jimenez has impressed upfront on loan for promoted Wolves from Benfica.


Brazil agriculture minister wants to open indigenous land to commercial farming

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil should open indigenous land to commercial farming, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, while also seeking to soften many of President Jair Bolsonaro’s controversial stances on native people and the environment.


Report: Anthony has 'multiple options' for return to NBA

Carmelo Anthony has “multiple options” available to him if he wants to return to the NBA, The Athletic reported Friday. Anthony, 34, is on the roster of the Houston Rockets, but he and the team divorced in mid-November. He signed a one-year, $2.4 million contract in the summer.


Motor racing: Formula One reports rise in TV and digital audiences

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One saw a rise in worldwide audience figures across television and digital platforms in 2018, the Liberty media-owned sport reported on Friday. It said Brazil, China and the United States represented the top three markets in terms of television reach — largely a consequenc


Brazil moving to self-monitoring at meatpacking plants -minister

BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Brazil is moving toward a self-monitoring system for the food industry, Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday, including meatpackers still recovering from an inspection scandal that hurt trade with key markets.


Brazil's farm minister worried about Israel embassy move

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias said on Friday the farm sector is worried that President Jair Bolsonaro’s plan to move Brazil’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could hurt halal meat exports to Muslim countries.


Brazil's economy set to rebound on new government reforms: Reuters poll

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Brazil’s sluggish economic growth will pick up smartly this year, provided President Jair Bolsonaro’s new government implements promised budget-tightening reforms and helps expand the private sector, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.


Cris Cyborg wants rematch with Amanda Nunes or Megan Anderson fight at UFC 237

Cris Cyborg experienced her first professional setback in 13 years at the hands of two-division champion Amanda Nunes. The former UFC women’s featherweight juggernaut now looks to build up the division she once demolished.


Brazil Poised to Boost US Visitors in 2019

Brazilian government and tourism officials are positioning the country for a significant boost in visits from its largest international market, the United States. Recently elected president Jair Bolsonaro said earlier this week, the country will eliminate visa requirements for American visitors. The


Traveling To Brazil Might Become Easier As Country Drops Visa Requirement

It looks like travelers to Brazil won’t need to worry about visas anymore. The country is set to eliminate visa requirements for travelers from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Australia. The decision was made Wednesday after Brazil’s newly-elected president, Jair Bolsonaro, wanted to put effor


UNESCO names Rio its 2020 ‘World Capital of Architecture’

SAO PAULO (AP) — The U.N. culture and education agency has recognized Rio de Janeiro as the “World Capital of Architecture” for 2020. UNESCO’s office in Brazil said the announcement was made Friday at its headquarters in Paris by its Assistant Director-General of Culture, Ernesto Renato Ottone Ramir


SuperForce CrossFit / Grupo Nuvem Arquitetura

Av. do Forte, 240 - Vila Ipiranga, Porto Alegre - RS, 91010-004, Brazil. Guilherme Carvalho, Rodolfo Mincato Klaus, Vítor Vasconcellos. Text description provided by the architects. Located in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, an old pavilion used as a car workshop has been transformed into the new he


Henry Ford built a utopian city inside Brazil's Amazon rainforest that's now a ghost town — take a look around the abandoned city that was once 'Fordlandia'

Automaker Henry Ford, of Ford Motor Company, turned to the Brazilian rainforest in the 1920s to construct a rubber plantation that would serve as his own personal supply of the material.


2018 best comebacks: Roger Chapman

Six and a half years is a long time in any sport, let alone one in which there is an opportunity to win multiple times in a season. Roger Chapman joined the over-50s ranks in 2009 and enjoyed the most successful three months of his career in 2012 as he became a two-time Senior Major Champion, winnin


Bolsonaro pressures Venezuelan leader with vow to 're-establish democracy'

Brazil’s rightwing president Jair Bolsonaro has piled further pressure on Venezuela’s embattled leader, Nicolás Maduro, vowing to do “everything for democracy to be re-established”.


After billion-barrel bonanza, BP goes global with seismic tech

LONDON (Reuters) - Buoyed by the success of seismic imaging that found an extra billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico, BP is looking to take its latest technology to Angola and Brazil.


Avianca Brasil's legal fight with plane leasing firms escalates

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Avianca Brasil’s battle with its aircraft leasing firms intensified on Friday after Brazil’s aviation regulator said it would no longer ground 10 of the struggling carrier’s planes and another lessor renewed its effort to repossess 10 others.