A group of ticketless Argentina fans stormed a gate to gain access to Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium for their team’s win over Bosnia in their first World Cup soccer game.
The World Cup won’t only decide the planet’s best soccer team. The big spectacle’s success or failure will also help determine who’s going to govern Brazil.
Even in defeat, the members of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s soccer team say they made their countrymen proud as the Balkan nation made its World Cup debut after decades of turmoil back home.
Maria das Gracas Foster, chief executive officer of Petroleo Brasileiro SA, said Brazil’s gasoline price increases are about 6 percent lower than forecast, O Globo reported.
Brazil’s government is considering making permanent certain tax cuts that were implemented to spur the economy, local newspaper O Globo reported.
"The relations between Brazil and the U.S. are far below what they could be."
- O Globo on Apr 12, 2012