Mysterious oil spill reaches beach in major Brazilian city
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A mysterious oil spill that has polluted at least 150 beaches along Brazil's northeastern coast reached the city of Salvador on Friday as officials tried to determine the...
Suárez frustrates Uruguay in Brazil again after penalty miss
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay striker Luis Suárez left the pitch of the Arena Fonte Nova in tears on Saturday after his penalty shootout miss gave underdogs Peru a place at the Copa América...
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay is counting on eight players who have already won Copa América to show their experience and beat Peru in the quarterfinals on Saturday and remain on course for its...
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira says he will be able to play on Saturday when his team faces Peru in the Copa America quarterfinals.
Messi takes a shot at ‘very bad’ Copa America fields
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Coaches and players including Lionel Messi are unhappy with the condition of soccer fields at four of the six Brazilian stadiums hosting Copa America games.
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Colombia beat Paraguay 1-0 Sunday with a second-string team to stay perfect at the Copa America with three wins and without conceding any goals. The win also helped...
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — With its mind already on the Copa America quarterfinals, Colombia will try to take advantage of the pressure on Paraguay on Sunday as the two teams meet in their last group...
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Despite another ankle injury, Alexis Sanchez led Chile to the quarterfinals of the Copa America.
Playing in pain after getting hurt in the first half, Sanchez scored...
Brazil left frustrated by Venezuela defense, VAR after draw
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Brazil was left frustrated by both the Venezuela defense and video assistant refereeing after another lackluster outing at the Copa America.
Brazil jeered again at home after 0-0 draw against Venezuela
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — For the second straight time in the Copa America at home, Brazil was jeered by its fans.
The hosts followed a lackluster win over Bolivia with a scoreless draw...
Brazil faces Venezuela in Copa America with Coutinho as key
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Philippe Coutinho arrived in Brazil for the Copa America expecting to play second fiddle to Neymar. But an injury and two goals have lifted him into a leading...
Messi says Argentina needs to quickly get over opening loss
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Lionel Messi wants Argentina to get over its worst defeat in a Copa America opener. And quickly.
Messi called on his teammates to immediately put the 2-0 loss to...
Copa America: Rodriguez leads Colombia to win over Argentina
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — James Rodriguez got the best of Lionel Messi in the Copa America, leading Colombia to a 2-0 win over Argentina in their opening game in the South American tournament on...
Argentina, Colombia open Copa America looking to end drought
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Will it be more of the same or the starting point of a prosperous cycle?
The question applies to both Argentina and Colombia ahead of their Copa America debut in...
Argentina labels host Brazil as Copa America favorite
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Whether they're just being realistic or are trying to heap more pressure on their traditional archrival, Argentina's players keep insisting that Brazil should be viewed as...
Brazilians rally against education budget cuts
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians have taken to the streets to protest a decision by the government of President Jair Bolsonaro to slash education funds.
Brazil cancels another UN climate change event
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil has now canceled a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in August in the city of...
Brazil police issue 22 arrest warrants in corruption probe
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's federal police issued 22 arrest warrants Friday as part of a probe into a corruption and money laundering scheme involving construction of the new headquarters of the state oil company in the northeastern city of Salvador.
Police said they had arrested 17 people so far, but details were not immediately available.
The ongoing 'Car Wash' kickback probe has engulfed the state oil company Petrobras and ensnared politicians and businessmen.
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Brazil police probe graft at Salvador World Cup stadium
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil federal police believe a 2014 World Cup stadium in the city of Salvador was overpriced by more than $130 million, and those funds were diverted to political campaigns.
Former Bahia state governor Jaques Wagner was among the targets of the investigation, federal police said in a statement on Monday. Wagner is accused of receiving about $25 million in illegal money.
Federal police requested Wagner's arrest, but a local court said no.
AP PHOTOS: Brazilians honor sea goddess Yemanja
SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) — Thousands of Brazilians flooded beaches around the northeastern city of Salvador to pay tribute to the sea goddess Yemanja and ask for her protection ahead of Carnival celebrations.
18 dead in Brazil boat accident, 2nd fatal sinking this week
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A commuter boat carrying more than 100 passengers flipped and sank Thursday in northeast Brazil, killing at least 18 people and leaving dozens missing in rough ocean waters.
It was the second fatal accident involving passenger boats this week in the South American nation, where aquatic travel of all kinds is common.
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Eurovision winner Salvador Sobral was greeted as a national hero upon his return home to Portugal on Sunday, a day after winning the song contest in Ukraine's capital.
The 27-year-old Sobral was a virtual unknown before his triumph in Kiev, but around 2,000 jubilant fans cheered his arrival at Lisbon's airport.
The Rev. Salvador Telesfor Aragon, 1928-2016: Brother cherished simplicity of Franciscan way of life
The Rev. Salvador Telesfor Aragon once spoke of death as a beckoning from God, calling him home.
After spending more than six decades serving Catholic parishes in New Mexico, Aragon, a former rector of the Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, died Monday at the Assumption Friary in Rio Rancho. He was 87.
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