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  • Teen libertarian is face of Brazil's young free-market right

    Microphone in hand and standing atop the sound truck, the raspy-voiced protest leader jabbed his finger into the air shouting for the ouster of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, igniting wild cheers from the crowd below him. "What Lula and Dilma have...
  • Dancing in the waters of Iguazu Falls

    Dancing in the waters of Iguazu Falls
    IGUAZU FALLS, Brazil (AP) — From above, the Iguazu Falls resemble a massive hole punched in a river and surrounded by jungle. Spray from the falls douses the nearby viewing areas where some tourists don rain ponchos while others take off their...
  • Brazil's ex-President Cardoso to defend jailed Venezuelans

    Former Brazilian President Fernando Henrique Cardoso will form part of a team defending two jailed opposition leaders in Venezuela. Cardoso, a former university sociologist who was exiled during Brazil's 1964-1985 military dictatorship, said he...
  • Brazil's economy barely avoided recession last year

    Brazil's economy grew just 0.1 percent last year, barely keeping the country out of a recession, the government's statistics bureau said Friday. It was the worst result since 2009 and bad news for President Dilma Rousseff, whose popularity has...
  • Library hosts cultural extravaganza

    Library hosts cultural extravaganza
    The sound of Afro-Brazilian drumming was so strong and gripping that everyone within earshot paused. A toddler stopped whining and wandered toward the sound, while a woman in mid-checkout left her books on the counter to peek in. The powerful...
  • Pamper pups in Palm Beach for National Pet Day

    Pamper pups in Palm Beach for National Pet Day
    In honor of “National Pet Day” on April 11, The Brazilian Court Hotel in Palm Beach presents the ultimate pooch-pampering package with the launch of “Bark Butler,” available now through the end of the year, starting at $9,300. In...
  • Brazilian economic woes show no sign of ending

    Brazilian economic woes show no sign of ending
    News of the economic debacle in Brazil and the protests that have shaken the foundation of President Dilma Rousseff's government are detailed in the major media in the United States and Europe. When more than 1.5 million people go to the streets...
  • Report: Kraft in talks for sale to 3G Capital

    Kraft Foods Group, one of the most well-known American food-makers, could soon be gobbled up by a hungry Brazilian investment firm, according to a published report. If completed, the deal with 3G Capital would likely be worth more than $40 billion,...
  • US invites Brazil president to reschedule cancelled visit

    Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's office says she has again been invited to make a state visit to Washington, two years after she declined a similar invitation to protest an American spy program. Her office said Tuesday night that Vice President Joe...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America

    We often take it for granted, but fresh water is one element we must always have nearby. From the Iguazu Falls in Brazil to the Nile River in Egypt, Associated Press photographers the world over set out to capture the beauty and majesty of the precious...
  • Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil

    Homophobic attacks increase in seemingly gay-friendly Brazil
    Sheylla Lopes, a 19-year-old transgender woman, was walking down the street, talking on her cellphone when without warning a man came up from behind and slapped her in the face. Lopes says the daytime attack in central Sao Paulo, which knocked her phone...