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SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Brazilian authorities are trying to determine the source of rumors that led thousands of people concerned about their government assistance payments to make a run on banks last weekend. Word spread that the government would be...
Tags: Dilma Rousseff, Brazil
ReutersBy Alonso Soto BRASILIA, May 10 (Reuters) - Brazil campaigned hard to get the top job at the World Trade Organization this week but behind closed doors even it acknowledges that the WTO's main mission - pushing forward in global trade talks - looks for...
Reuters* Rousseff expands Cabinet to 39 members to widen coalition * Social expenditure rose sharply at expense of investment * Economists say tax burden too high at 36 pct of GDP By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, May 9 (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff added a...
Tags: Culture, Think Tanks, Brazil, U.S. Congress, Politics
RIO DE JANEIRO — After 2 1/2 years of renovations, Rio's legendary Maracana soccer stadium reopened to much fanfare in late April. Brazilian legends including Ronaldo played in a test match before an audience composed mostly of the workers who...
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Shortly before Venezuela's presidential election, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva recorded a video supporting Nicolas Maduro, saying he had "stood out brilliantly in the struggle" for a more democratic...
Tags: United Nations, Honduras, Iran, Brazil, Politics
In the heady days of 1989, nondemocratic regimes fell like dominoes to the peaceful march of activists across Eastern Europe. Even China briefly appeared vulnerable to popular demands for a voice in how the country is ruled -- until the crackdown at ...
World NowMunicipal elections throughout Brazil on Sunday saw Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes easily reelected, while in Sao Paulo two mayoral candidates faced a second round runoff. Brazilians voted largely to keep the major parties in charge of their cities,...
World NowMEXICO CITY -- In 2006, when he came within a hair of winning Mexico's presidency, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's opponents on the right called him a "danger to Mexico," a would-be Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, and said he would plunge the country into an...
South Florida Sun-SentinelHenrique Capriles, un joven abogado de clase media alta, se convirtió el domingo en el rival que se enfrentará al presidente Hugo Chávez en octubre. Con una prolija carrera política de 14 años, Capriles, quien viene de una familia de inmigrantes polacos-...
Tags: Venezuela, Hugo Chavez
World NowVenezuelans who are unhappy with Hugo Chavez go to the polls Sunday to decide who will try to unseat him. Five people are competing to take on the mercurial leftist president of Venezuela. Who are they?...
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