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On the Mark: Brazil, Portugal Advance to Knockout Stage

By MARK LORENZANA It seemed as though Neymar’s absence for Brazil’s match against Switzerland on Monday, Nov. 28, due to an ankle injury would come to haunt the Seleção, as the South American squad couldn’t find the net for 82 agonizing minutes. Richarlison, the hero for Brazil against Serbia, scoring two goals — one an impressive, athletic shot — on

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On the Mark: Richarlison Scores Brace for Brazil, Ronaldo Sets Record

By MARK LORENZANA  Brazilian forward Richarlison came through for his team in Qatar after teammate Neymar suffered an ankle injury and limped off the field, giving the Seleção a 2-0 win against a tough and physical Serbian team on the afternoon of Thursday, Nov. 24 (Mexico City time). Richarlison, who also plays for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, initially scored

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Carstens Wins King of Spain Award, Mexico’s IDB Candidate Loses to Brazil

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) got a double-whammy blow to his economic policies over the weekend when former Central Bank of Mexico (Banxico) Governor Agustín Carstens (a champion of what AMLO despairingly calls neoliberal economics) was presented the King of Spain Economics Award as “one of the most important and influential economic policy makers in

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