Jan 21, 2017

Ex-Brazil, Yomiuri FC coach Silva, 77, passes away

Former Brazil national team coach Carlos Alberto Silva, who spent time managing in Japan in the early 1990s, passed away Friday at age 77, Brazilian media reported. Silva died at his home in the southeastern Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte. The cause of death ...

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

Jan 8, 2017

Chinese renewable power giant builds global empire

Other investors are wary of Brazil, but when Duke Energy wanted to sell 10 hydroelectric dams there, a Chinese utility shrugged off the country’s economic turmoil and paid $1.2 billion to add them to an energy empire that stretches from Malaysia to Germany to ...

Jan 8, 2017

Brazilian youth official resigns after celebrating deaths of inmates

The Brazilian government’s national secretary of youth has resigned after celebrating the deaths of inmates killed in prison uprisings. Youth Secretary Bruno Julio resigned Friday. He had earlier declared that more inmates should be slain and there should be a mass prisoner killing per ...

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Jan 7, 2017

Hearts, intestines ripped out in Brazil prison killing spree

Thirty-one inmates were slain Friday in northern Brazil, some with their hearts and intestines ripped out, during a prison killing spree led by the country’s largest gang, authorities said. The bloodshed comes just days after 60 inmates were killed during rioting at two prisons ...