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Brazil's athletes are trying to catch up in time for 2016 Games

...excelled in London in 2012. Next year, Brazil will try to show it can produce a historic...but there are still doubts about what Brazil can do considering this is a country where...has invested little in Olympic sports. Brazil started paying more attention to its Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/brazils-athletes-are-try
Towns in Brazil celebrates Confederate past, heritage

SANTA BARBARA D'OESTE, Brazil - It had all the trappings of a down-home...Civil War buffs who made the trip to Brazil from their home in Tucumcari, N.M...wake of the war by the government of Brazil's then-emperor, Dom Pedro II...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-04-27/towns-brazil-celebrates-
Wal-Mart profit falls on currency shifts, pay raises

...international division saw a 6.6 percent decline in sales to $30.3 billion. The company is focusing on improving its business in Brazil, China and Mexico.Wal-Mart said that its smaller Neighborhood Markets, which are a quarter of the size of a typical Wal-Mart...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-19/wal-mart-profit-falls-curr
Brazil's top soccer players flocking to China

...becoming the new destination for some of Brazil's best players, rather than the English...American players, including two from Brazil's national team."China is trying...And signing some of the best players in Brazil is part of this process, it's part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-04-10/brazils-top-soccer-p
Regaining strength: Emerging-market funds cruising again

...and this time it's in the good way.Stocks from China, Brazil and other developing economies have a history of big swings...so they are close to flat in dollar terms. Economists say Brazil's economy is on pace to contract this year, a drought is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-15/regaining-strength-emergin
'I Like Local' takes socially conscious travel off beaten path

...hand has the opportunity to have profit," explained Meijboom.Originally from the Nether lands, Meijboom had just moved to Brazil, and her years of travel had taught her that the most memorable experiences were deep within the local culture."As I am...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-16/i-local-takes-socially-c
Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte shut out again in Charlotte meet

...and 100 freestyle.Other men's winners Saturday were Josh Schneider (50 freestyle), Josh Prenot (200 breaststroke), Brazil's Cesar Cielo (50 butterfly), and Connor Jaeger (400 freestyle).Schneider, the former world record holder in the 50...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-16/michael-phelps-ryan-
Overtime

...governing body's executive committee this month.Boyce oversaw training and selection of match officials for the World Cup in Brazil after taking over from Villar in 2013.FIFA declined to comment on possible appointments, which will be confirmed after its...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-05-11/overtime
Squatters invade building in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO - A vast Art Deco residential building in Rio de Janeiro that Brazil's one-time richest man was supposed to transform into a luxury hotel ahead of the 2016 Olympics has been invaded by squatters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-07/squatters-invade-buildin
Delta's 1Q profit rises on more traffic, lower fuel prices

...international passenger-carrying capacity by 3 percent later this year. The biggest cuts will fall in service to Japan, Brazil, India, Africa and the Middle East. It will suspend winter service to Moscow. U.S. capacity will grow 2 percent.Analysts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/deltas-1q-profit-rises-mor