Soccer star Pele, Brazilian legend of the beautiful game, dies at 82

Soccer star Pele, Brazilian legend of the beautiful game, dies at 82

SAO PAULO, Dec 29 (Reuters) – Pele, the legendary Brazilian soccer player who rose from barefoot poverty to become one of the greatest and best-known athletes in modern history, died on Thursday at the age of 82. Sao Paulo’s Albert Einstein hospital, where Pele was undergoing treatment, said he died at 3:27 p.m. “due to … Read more

Brazil’s haunting graveyard of ships risks environmental disaster, warns activist group

Brazil’s haunting graveyard of ships risks environmental disaster, warns activist group

GUANABARA BAY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – On a stormy evening in mid-November, a huge, abandoned cargo ship broke free of its moorings and slowly floated into the massive concrete bridge that carries cars across Brazil’s Guanabara Bay to Rio de Janeiro. Brazil’s navy said the 200-meter-long (660-ft.) Sao Luiz, a rust-spattered bulk carrier built in … Read more

Supporters of Brazil’s defeated Bolsonaro attack police headquarters

Supporters of Brazil’s defeated Bolsonaro attack police headquarters

BRASILIA, Dec 12 (Reuters) – Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday attempted to invade the federal police headquarters in the capital Brasilia, in a flash of post-election violence on the day the president’s electoral defeat was certified. Reuters witnesses saw Bolsonaro supporters, many in their trademark yellow national soccer jerseys or draped … Read more

‘It hurts my soul’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro ends post-election silence

‘It hurts my soul’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro ends post-election silence

BRASILIA, Dec 9 (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro broke his silence on Friday for the first time since his election defeat on Oct. 30 and spoke to supporters calling for a military coup to stop leftist President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva taking office. Bolsonaro said he had kept silent for almost 40 days, … Read more

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in strongest terms’

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in strongest terms’

G20 says ‘most members’ condemn war in Ukraine Threat of use of nuclear weapons ‘inadmissible’ -declaration Agreement to calibrate monetary tightening NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations deplored Russia’s aggression in Ukraine “in the strongest terms” on Wednesday and demanded its unconditional withdrawal in a declaration … Read more

Division at G20 over bid to condemn Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Division at G20 over bid to condemn Russia’s Ukraine invasion

Most G20 members could strongly condemn Ukraine war Zelenskiy urges G20 to help end war under his plan Indonesia urges action on global economic problems China’s Xi to hold meetings with several other leaders NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – Disagreement emerged at a Group of 20 (G20) summit on Tuesday as the United … Read more

Biden, Xi prepare to meet ahead of G20 summit overshadowed by Ukraine

Biden, Xi prepare to meet ahead of G20 summit overshadowed by Ukraine

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping arrived on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden, ahead of a Group of 20 (G20) summit set to be fraught with tension over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected to discuss … Read more

Lula’s honeymoon with Brazil markets ends amid spending plan fears

Lula’s honeymoon with Brazil markets ends amid spending plan fears

BRASILIA, Nov 10 (Reuters) – Brazilian President-elect Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva’s brief honeymoon with financial markets looked finished on Thursday, as he pushed for more room to grow social spending without setting long-term fiscal rules or naming his top economic policymakers. Brazil’s currency and benchmark Bovespa stock index (.BVSP), which rose last week as … Read more

Matt Ryan Hits CLUTCH 3-Pointer to Send Lakers to OT vs. Pelicans – Bleacher Report

Matt Ryan Hits CLUTCH 3-Pointer to Send Lakers to OT vs. Pelicans – Bleacher Report

Matt Ryan Hits CLUTCH 3-Pointer to Send Lakers to OT vs. Pelicans  Bleacher Report Pelicans vs. Lakers – NBA Game Recap – November 2, 2022  ESPN PELICANS at LAKERS | NBA FULL GAME HIGHLIGHTS | November 2, 2022  NBA Lakers vs. Pelicans 120-117 Final Score: Lakers win back-to-back games  Silver Screen and Roll Pelicans Close Road Trip With OT … Read more