Nov 16, 2014

Brazil jury sentences 3 for killings, cannibalism

A jury in northeastern Brazil delivered sentences of 20 to 23 years in prison for three people convicted of killing two women, eating parts of their bodies and using some of their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries, a court official said Saturday. ...

Nov 14, 2014

Trial for murder and cannibalism begins in Brazil

Three people charged with killing at least two women, eating parts of their bodies and using their flesh to make and sell stuffed pastries went on trial Thursday in northeastern Brazil. The man, his wife and his mistress were arrested in April 2012 in ...

Nov 7, 2014

Mitsui announces Brazil rail joint venture

Mitsui & Co. announced Friday a joint venture with Brazil’s Odebrecht TransPort S.A. which will focus on railway investments there. Mitsui will invest 500 million Brazilian real (¥22.5 billion) by the end of the year to take a 40 percent stake in the venture, ...

Oct 17, 2014

Rousseff falls ill after tense Brazil debate

Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff fell ill at the end of a tense and at times bitter televised debate Thursday with challenger Aecio Neves. Rousseff and Social Democrat Neves traded accusations for an hour and a half, after which she began to complain of feeling ...

Oct 17, 2014

Brazilian arrested in 39 serial killings

Brazilian police said Thursday they have arrested a suspected serial killer who admits to slaying 39 people in a four-year killing spree, including 16 young women. “He was arrested Tuesday night after a 70-day investigation and Wednesday admitted to slaying 39 people since 2011, ...

Neymar's four goals overwhelm Japan

Oct 14, 2014

Neymar's four goals overwhelm Japan

Neymar stole the show with all four goals as Brazil thrashed Japan 4-0 in a friendly in Singapore on Tuesday night to extend its perfect start under coach Dunga to four matches. Japan had not beaten Brazil in any of their previous 10 meetings ...

Tardelli scores pair as Brazil blanks Argentina

Oct 12, 2014

Tardelli scores pair as Brazil blanks Argentina

Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as Brazil continued its defensive rehabilitation under returning coach Dunga with a morale-boosting 2-0 win over old adversary Argentina in a feisty friendly on Saturday. Atletico Mineiro striker Diego Tardelli scored once in each half, his first goals ...