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Cuba to withdraw doctors from Brazil after Bolsonaro snub

Cuba said on Wednesday it would pull thousands of its doctors from Brazil after the South American nation’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training and demanded changes to their contracts.

Buhari congratulates Brazil’s President-elect, Bolsonaro

  By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated, Mr. Jair Bolsonaro, on his victory in Brazil’s presidential election run-off on Sunday.     Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s...

Installation of first direct subsea link between Africa, South America begins...

  The completion of the first direct link between Africa and South America has gained momentum at an official launch in Sangano, Angola. The installation of...

‘Ghosts’ drive Brazil’s president from residence

Brazil's President Michel Temer blames bad vibes and even ghosts for driving him from his sumptuous official residence in the capital Brasilia, a Brazilian...

Brazilian Army buys more SAAB missile defense systems

By Richard Tomkins Sweden (UPI) -- The Brazilian army is procuring additional RBS 70 surface-to-air missile systems from Saab Defense of Sweden, according to the...

Rio Carnival revelers hunt for bargains amid economic crisis

  BY MAURICIO SAVARESE RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Instead of costly and elaborate costumes with glittering sequins, expect more cheap getups featuring fake mustaches, hats...

Brazilian artist turns Yoruba gods into superheroes

Think of The Avengers, the comic series from American publisher Marvel about a motley crew of superheroes who come together to protect the world from the...

India matches Brazil’s record in university rankings

Seventeen Indian higher education institutions have featured in a list of the world’s best universities topped by California Institute of Technology. While no Indian institution...

Brazil tumbles into economic recession

By Laura Bonilla Cal Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh...

Plan to launch Brazil’s only slave memoir, revisit dark past

By Adriana Gomez Licon RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Taken from Africa and sold into slavery in Brazil, Mahommah Baquaqua's tale of escape to freedom...

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