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Flamboyant Brazilian Tycoon Takes A Huge Fall

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

RIO DE JANEIRO -- RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just a few years ago, flamboyant billionaire Eike Batista was boasting that he'd soon be the world's richest...

Paulo Coelho Always Stays True to Himself -- a Rare Ideal

Henry Freeman | Posted 12.16.2013 | Books
Henry Freeman

His huge following on social media makes him one of the most influential authors of the present. And he's not shy to speak up and make his point clear. Now, when he saw the list of authors representing Brazil at the Frankfurt Book fair, with him leading the group, Coelho said "no." Consequences? Don't matter!

Man Loses $33 Billion In Just 16 Months

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.26.2013 | Business

You think losing a $10 bill is bad? Trying losing $33 billion, and with it your ranking among the world's richest men. That’s what’s happened ...

TIME Magazine List Of Influential People, Are Latinos Well Represented?

Posted 04.03.2012 | Latino Voices

This week, TIME Magazine published it's list of nominees for "The 2012 TIME 100 Poll" of most influential people around the world. The list includes ...

Brazil Olympic Funding Taps Sports Marketing Gold

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 06.05.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.

Countdown to Carnaval... Madonna Does the Supersize Samba

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eric Ehrmann

Tall and tan and young and lovely is getting harder to find because Brazil is adopting American-style bad eating habits that are driving teletubby statistics off the charts.