BRAZIL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/BRAZIL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Spain’s Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVT http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432619-79/telefonica-gvt-brazilian-deal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58432619-79/telefonica-gvt-brazilian-deal.html.csp">Spain’s Telefonica buys Brazilian operator GVT</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-19T09:19:01.552-06:00">Updated Sep 19, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Madrid • Spanish telecoms company Telefonica says it has reached a deal to buy Brazilian operator GVT from French media conglomerate Vivendi. Telefonica says it will pay $6 billion in cash as well as 12 percent of the shares in its Brazilian unit, Telefonica Brasil, into which GVT will be integrated. It says the deal will create the biggest operator of mobile and broadband networks in Brazil, Latin America’s largest market. Telefonica expects to make savings worth 4.7 billion euros from the inte...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584326192014-09-19T09:19:01.552-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-19T09:19:01.552-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58432619@www.sltrib.com Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:19:01 MDT Real Salt Lake: Bustling 2014 continues for Beckerman and Rimando http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429954-77/rsl-rimando-beckerman-colorado.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58429954-77/rsl-rimando-beckerman-colorado.html.csp">Real Salt Lake: Bustling 2014 continues for Beckerman and Rimando</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Kamrani</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-18T23:09:21.802-06:00">Updated Sep 18, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sandy • Thirty-six days. That is precisely the amount of time Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando had away from soccer last offseason, if you can even call it that. From the end of their 2013 Major League Soccer season, which ended on the frozen turf at Sporting Park in MLS Cup on Dec. 7, to being called into Jurgen Klinsmann’s U.S. men’s national team camp on Jan. 12 for a dry run at this summer’s World Cup, two pillars of Real Salt Lake haven’t had much time to kick back this year — if any. Follow...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58429954@www.sltrib.com Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:09:21 MDT Racism ruling coming for Italian soccer president http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397618-77/uefa-italian-ruling-tavecchio.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58397618-77/uefa-italian-ruling-tavecchio.html.csp">Racism ruling coming for Italian soccer president</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW DAMPF</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-10T22:32:59.021-06:00">Updated Sep 10, 2014 10:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Rome • UEFA President Michel Platini has promised a ruling from the organization’s disciplinary body over an alleged racist comment by the Italian football federation’s new leader. Carlo Tavecchio, a long-standing executive in Italian football, was elected president last month despite causing a stir over a reference to bananas when discussing the presence of foreign players in Italy. While the Italian federation’s internal prosecutor dropped his inquiry over the comment, UEFA is expected to issu...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583976182014-09-10T22:32:59.021-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-10T22:32:59.021-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The government’s IBGE statistics bureau said GDP in the second quarter fell by 0.6 percent from the previous three months. Revised figures for the first quarter showed a drop of 0.2 percent. The government initially had reported first-quarter growth of 0.2 percent. The bureau said the country’s GDP stands at $567 billion. Brazil last ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583520362014-08-29T12:26:02.285-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-29T12:26:02.285-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58352036@www.sltrib.com Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:26:02 MDT RSL’s Nick Rimando called in for USMNT friendly in Czech Republic http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58347883-49/rimando-sept-team-brazil.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/RSL/58347883-49/rimando-sept-team-brazil.html.csp">RSL’s Nick Rimando called in for USMNT friendly in Czech Republic</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-28T23:33:12.977-06:00">Updated Aug 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Nick Rimando’s 2014 tour with the United States men’s national team did not end in Brazil. Real Salt Lake’s 35-year-old goalkeeper was the lone Major League Soccer representative called into coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s 22-man roster for the upcoming USMNT friendly against the Czech Republic in Prague on Wednesday, Sept. 3. Aston Villa’s Brad Guzan and Southhampton’s Cody Cropper were Klinsmann’s other two goalkeepers called in for the friendly next Wednesday. Rimando is yet to lose a match wit...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58347883@www.sltrib.com Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:33:12 MDT A Brazil World Cup bonanza — for other countries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326762-79/bank-brazil-billion-cup.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58326762-79/bank-brazil-billion-cup.html.csp">A Brazil World Cup bonanza — for other countries</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T17:53:01.934-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 05:53PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sao Paulo • Brazil’s Central Bank says spending by foreign tourists shot up 60 percent during the two months overlapped by its hosting of the World Cup, reaching nearly $1.59 billion. But the bank’s Friday report says Brazilians themselves spent even more abroad — $4.4 billion during June and July. The bank says tourists in Brazil spent $797 million in June and $789 million in July. Bank economic department chief Tulio Maciel he expects tourists will spend $100 million in August. The $2.41 billi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583267622014-08-22T17:53:01.934-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-22T17:53:01.934-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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More than two decades later, Brazil has passed legislation aimed at preventing such abuses. The landmark domestic workers law, passed as a constitutional amendment last year and strengthened this month, aims to extend some of Brazil’s generous labor protections to the more than 6 m...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583219002014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-21T11:11:01.672-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Rose showed some of his old explosiveness, fellow Chicago product Anthony Davis scored 20 points, and the U.S. beat Brazil 95-78 on Saturday night in a tuneup for the World Cup of Basketball. With deafening cheers rocking the arena, Rose looked like an MVP at times even if he only had seven points. He also see...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060352014-08-19T16:45:52.927-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-19T16:45:52.927-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306035@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:45:52 MDT Sports briefs: Klose, Drogba announce retirement http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286208-77/battery-klose-cornet-drogba.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58286208-77/battery-klose-cornet-drogba.html.csp">Sports briefs: Klose, Drogba announce retirement</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T23:10:16.634-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 11:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Soccer • Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old scored two goals in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16, one ahead of Brazil’s Ronaldo. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. He is also the second most capped Germany player with 137 games. “The title in Brazil fulfilled a ch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58286208@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:10:16 MDT Soccer: Miroslav Klose retires from German national team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284029-77/klose-germany-cup-team.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58284029-77/klose-germany-cup-team.html.csp">Soccer: Miroslav Klose retires from German national team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By NESHA STARCEVIC</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 05:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Frankfurt, Germany • Miroslav Klose, the top scorer in World Cup history, has retired from Germany’s national squad a month after the team won the title for the fourth time. The 36-year-old Klose scored twice in Brazil, making him the highest-scoring player in the tournament’s history with 16 goals, one ahead of Ronaldo. It was Klose’s fourth World Cup tournament. With a career total of 71 goals, Klose is also the highest-scoring player for Germany. He is also the second most capped Germany play...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840292014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T17:49:31.421-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The Springdale, Ark. meat processor said Monday it still plans to expand its international operations, especially in Asia, but the businesses it will sell didn’t have the scale to gain leading positions in their markets. Tyson made the announcement the same day it reported fiscal third-quarter earnings that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582328492014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-28T10:27:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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An acquaintance sprang for the government-subsidized meal when he came up short. Pontoni, one of about 160,000 Argentines who flooded into Brazil for the World Cup, hardly fits the image of deep-pocketed foreigners who dropped around $3 billion in Brazil during the monthlong tournament. The 23-year-old actor is broke, and he has no immediate plans to return ho...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582242542014-07-25T12:29:01.568-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-25T12:29:01.568-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58224254@www.sltrib.com Fri, 25 Jul 2014 12:29:01 MDT U.S. Steel invoking Carnegie legacy in revival plan http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215209-79/steel-longhi-company-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58215209-79/steel-longhi-company-million.html.csp">U.S. Steel invoking Carnegie legacy in revival plan</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Sonja Elmquist</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Bloomberg News</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:43:02.118-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • In March 2013, Mario Longhi lobbed an unexpected question into a roomful of 150 U.S. Steel Corp. managers: Who here would buy the company’s stock, tomorrow? He gave them three seconds, and “only a few reacted in that time frame positively,” Longhi said. Since that meeting, Longhi has been promoted to chief executive, and nine months into his tenure he’s closed one plant permanently, two more are temporarily idled and he’s planning to overhaul another. It’s all part of his plan to tran...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215209@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:43:02 MDT