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Noise from the vuvuzelas during the 2010 World Cup caused problems for players on the field as well as TV viewers. (Getty Images)

2014 World Cup Noisemakers Quieter Than Vuvuzelas

The new instrument, a rattle called the caxirola, is said to make about the same noise as a normal conversation.

12/07/2013

The foreign relations and defense commission of Brazil's lower house has authorized an official trip by legislators to go to Moscow to interview National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden about spying on Brazil. (Photo by The Guardian via Getty Images)

Brazil Pols Authorize Moscow Trip To Interview Snowden About Spying

The foreign relations and defense commission of Brazil’s lower house has authorized an official trip by legislators to go to Moscow to interview National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden about spying on Brazil.

09/11/2013

Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota on Tuesday criticized U.S. surveillance in Brazil and said the trust between the U.S. and Brazil would be damaged if U.S. explanations about the program are not satisfactory. (EVARISTO SA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Says It Needs Answers, Action Taken On NSA Surveillance

Brazilian Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota on Tuesday criticized U.S. surveillance in Brazil and said the trust between the U.S. and Brazil would be damaged if U.S. explanations about the program are not satisfactory.

08/13/2013

Secretary of State John Kerry's trip to Colombia and Brazil this week builds on efforts to deepen relations with Latin America, but he can expect a curt reception from the two U.S. allies after reports that an American spy program widely targeted data in emails and telephone calls across the region. (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Post-NSA Leaks, Kerry Likely To Receive Chilly Reception During Visit To Brazil, Colombia

Secretary of State John Kerry’s trip to Colombia and Brazil this week builds on efforts to deepen relations with Latin America, but he can expect a curt reception from the two U.S. allies after reports that an American spy program widely targeted data in emails and telephone calls across the region.

08/11/2013

America is pivoting to Asia, focused on the Mideast, yet the "backyard," as Secretary of State John Kerry once referred to Latin America, is sprouting angry weeds as the scandal involving intelligence leaker Edward Snowden lays bare already thorny U.S. relations with Latin America. (JORGE BERNAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Snowden Affair Chills US-Latin American Ties

America is pivoting to Asia, focused on the Mideast, yet the “backyard,” as Secretary of State John Kerry once referred to Latin America, is sprouting angry weeds as the scandal involving intelligence leaker Edward Snowden lays bare already thorny U.S. relations with Latin America.

07/13/2013

A U.S. spy program is widely targeting data on the emails and telephone calls across Latin America, and is focusing on energy issues, not just information related to military, political or terror topics, a Brazilian newspaper reported Tuesday. (JUAN BARRETO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: NSA Spy Program Focused On Latin America Oil, Energy Programs

A U.S. spy program is widely targeting data on the emails and telephone calls across Latin America, and is focusing on energy issues, not just information related to military, political or terror topics, a Brazilian newspaper reported Tuesday.

07/09/2013

Brazil's foreign minister said Sunday his government is worried by a report that the United States has collected data on billions of telephone and email conversations in his country and promised an effort for international protection of Internet privacy. should read (JOHAN ORDONEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Brazil Expresses ‘Deep Concern’ At Data Collected From NSA Spying

Brazil’s foreign minister said Sunday his government is worried by a report that the United States has collected data on billions of telephone and email conversations in his country and promised an effort for international protection of Internet privacy.

07/07/2013

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Upper 90 Soccer Show: Euro 2012 Preview, Top 40 Euro Players, USA-Brazil and DCU

One of the greatest events in soccer is about to begin, as the UEFA European Championships begin Friday. This week on the Upper 90 Soccer Show, hosts Robert Bode and Justin McMahan break down each team from all four groups, plus Bode gives his own Euro Top 40 Players list.

106.7 The Fan–06/07/2012