Mauricio Savarese
Mauricio Savarese
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Balanced Brazil reduces dependence on Neymar for World Cup
by Mauricio Savarese - June 14, 2018 - 3:50pm
The Brazilians head into the World Cup looking more balanced and with a range of top players available in every position.
Disgruntled fans break into Brazil pre-World Cup training
by Mauricio Savarese - May 26, 2018 - 2:00pm
Disgruntled fans broke into a Brazil training session for the World Cup on Friday and some booed the national team over a lack of contact with local supporters. A few dozen even mocked chanted “It was 7-1!...
After tense showdown, Brazil's da Silva in police custody
by Mauricio Savarese - April 8, 2018 - 11:45am
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was taken into police custody Saturday after a tense showdown with his own supporters, capping an intense three days that underscored raw emotions over the incarceration...
Neymar gets break from Brazil during friendlies in Australia
by Mauricio Savarese - May 20, 2017 - 7:31am
Neymar was left off the Brazil squad that will travel to Australia for a pair of friendly matches next month.
Survivors gather as Chape plays first game since fatal crash
by Mauricio Savarese - January 19, 2017 - 2:40pm
Three Chapecoense players survived — 19 were killed — when the plane slammed into the Andes mountains as it headed to the city of Medellin to face Colombian team Atletico Nacional in the Copa Sudamericana...
Brazil gang at center of prison killings gets power in jails
by Mauricio Savarese - January 13, 2017 - 7:10am
Brazil's most powerful criminal gang, First Command, is exploiting overcrowding and squalid conditions in the country's penitentiaries to expand its reach across the national prison system, an incursion at the center...
Tone deaf decisions deepen challenges for Brazil's president
by Mauricio Savarese - January 5, 2017 - 2:43am
His country mired in recession, Brazilian President Michel Temer's government ordered $400,000 worth of food, including 500 cartons of Haagen-Dazs ice cream and 1.5 tons of chocolate cake, for his official plane...
Inmates involved in Brazil prison massacre to be transferred
by Mauricio Savarese - January 4, 2017 - 2:49am
Brazilian authorities said yesterday that the inmates responsible for the killings of 56 rivals at a prison in the Amazon will be transferred to high security federal institutions in addition to being prosecuted....
At least 56 inmates killed in prison riot in northern Brazil
by Mauricio Savarese - January 3, 2017 - 8:26am
An attack by members of one crime gang on rival inmates touched off a riot at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, leaving at least 56 dead, including several who were beheaded or dismembered in the worst...
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