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  • Pele, in Chile, says he has recovered after his health scare

    Brazilian soccer legend Pele said Thursday that he has "happily recovered" from a recent health scare. The 74-year-old spent time in intensive care late last year because of a urinary tract infection and had to undergo physiotherapy to recover some of...
  • Brazil lower house OKs outsourcing bill opposed by unions

    Brazil's lower house has approved the preliminary text of a bill opposed by labor unions that would allow companies to outsource their entire labor force. The Chamber of Deputies voted late Wednesday in favor of the measure and agreed to discuss possible...
  • Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties

    In Mexico City, an auto parts company expects to ride a resurgent U.S. auto industry to $1 billion in annual revenue by 2016. In Bogota, Colombia, a company that makes plastic water valves is hoping an expansion into the United States will super-charge...
  • Brazil's Rousseff navigates troubles at home as she ponders a U.S. visit

    RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is expected to meet President Barack Obama this week when the Western Hemisphere's leaders gather for the Summit of the Americas in Panama, in what will be Rousseff's highest-profile encounter with Obama...
  • Brazil federal police report massive tax fraud scheme

    The federal police agency said Friday it has begun legal proceedings against companies allegedly involved in a fraud scheme that has cost Brazil's public coffers almost $2 billion in unpaid fines and taxes. The announcement came a day after police said...
  • Brazilians protest against the outsourcing of jobs

    Thousands of workers staged rallies in 12 cities across Brazil on Tuesday to protest a proposed law that would allow companies to outsource their labor force. The biggest rally occurred in the federal capital of Brasilia, where some 3,000 demonstrators...
  • Trade missions coming to South Florida this month

    Trade missions coming to South Florida this month
    Trade missions from Quebec, the Dutch Caribbean and Brazil are coming to South Florida this month, offering goods and services from their homelands to local buyers. The Quebec-Florida Chamber of Commerce is organizing a Quebec delegation to Palm Beach,...
  • For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers

    For families of the missing, Sao Paulo morgues hold few answers
    Vera Lucia Marchioro recalls a morgue employee clicking through photos on a computer screen until a face appeared that could have been Luiz, her 25-year-old son who had disappeared the day before. She wasn't sure, she said, because of the swelling....
  • Brazil's Rousseff says she will visit Obama in US this year

    BRASILIA, Brazil Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff said she plans to accept an invitation from President Barack Obama to visit the U.S. as early as this year, the latest sign both countries are moving to overcome a diplomatic spat over National Security...
  • Popularity of presidents of Brazil, Chile fall amid scandals

    The once-popular presidents of Brazil and Chile have both seen their approval ratings plunge amid corruption scandals that have battered their center-left governments, according to polls released Wednesday. Only 12 percent of Brazilians polled thought...
  • Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules

    Bahia Emerald case may proceed despite Brazil's efforts, judge rules
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday that a trial to determine ownership of the prized Bahia Emerald will continue in Los Angeles despite ongoing efforts by the government of Brazil to return the gem to its country of origin.  The 180,000-...