Americas

    • An aerial view of a training session of England's national soccer team at the Urca military base near Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 9, 2014.
    • Mexico's national soccer player Javier Hernandez kicks the ball during a training session in Santos, Brazil, June 8, 2014.
    • Security personnel sit in the stands and watch the Netherlands soccer team during a training session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 8, 2014.
    • Brazil's national soccer team player Oscar controls the ball during a training session at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, June 8, 2014.
    • Kids play soccer at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 8, 2014.
    • An aerial view of the Maracana stadium during sunset in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 8, 2014.
    • A dog wears a jersey in the colors of Brazil's soccer team outside Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, June 7, 2014.
    • The Metropolitan Cathedral is illuminated in Brazil's national colors in honor of the upcoming World Cup, in Brasilia, Brazil, June 6, 2014.

    Brazil Prepares for the World Cup

    Published June 09, 2014


    You May Like

    Video As Refugees Perish, Greek Graveyards Fill

    Before burial at overflowing cemeteries, unidentified dead being swapped for DNA, in case some day relatives come to learn their fate

    Russian Opposition Leader Sues Putin for Conflict of Interest

    Alexei Navalny tells VOA in exclusive interview why transfer of $2 billion from country’s wealth fund to company with ties to President Putin’s son-in-law triggered lawsuit

    Clinton, Sanders Fight for African American Votes

    Some African American lawmakers lining up to support Clinton in face of perceived surge by Sanders in race for Democratic nomination in presidential campaign