Love and tradition are key ingredients in the food — and drink and music — of Colombia’s rainy Pacific Coast region. This port city of 400,000 is at the center of it all.
Chaotically refined, verdantly concrete, intimately gargantuan: The most populous metropolis in South America was but a middling coffee city until the mid-20th century, when an influx of northeastern migrants set off a growth spurt that shows no sign of stopping.
Many revelers described the scene along Vila Madalena’s main drag as “Carnival in Salvador, ” as packed, wild and carnal as Brazil’s rowdiest street bacchanal.
As Brazil lost to the Netherlands in the World Cup’s third-place match, some people cared deeply about the game, and many called their national team’s performance a failure
When Brazil’s national soccer team lost to Germany on Tuesday in a 7-1 rout, it lost something much larger than a game.
FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against the Mexico team for what it has called the “improper conduct of spectators” at the World Cup.
When the World Cup begins next month, many of the $1.4 billion-worth of projects in Cuiabá, one of the 12 Brazilian host cities, will be far from completion.
After President Dilma Rousseff proposed recruiting foreigners, Brazilian physicians said a lack of infrastructure and supplies was the problem.
Leaders of President Dilma Rousseff’s governing coalition agreed to pursue a plebiscite on political reforms but fell far shy of meeting her call to hold one right away.
In a nation riven by protests over corruption and overspending, a lawmaker used an Air Force jet to bring guests to the Spain-Brazil soccer match.