| Jun 19, 2015
| 1:45 PM
Police arrested the heads of Brazil's two largest construction companies Friday, as an investigation into a multibillion-dollar corruption scheme involving state-controlled oil company Petrobras, which has rocked the government and economy since last...
| Jun 21, 2015
| 2:05 PM
The approval rating of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has fallen to a level not seen in the more than two decades since a president was impeached for corruption, her hit coming amid an economic crunch and a huge corruption scandal at the state...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 10:11 AM
Government officials and top former players are calling for corruption investigations and reform of soccer in Brazil following the indictment of high-ranking FIFA officials including Jose Maria Marin, former president of the Brazilian Football...
| May 28, 2015
| 9:43 AM
ZÚRICH, Suiza (AP) — Lo último sobre el escándalo de corrupción de la FIFA:
6:00 p.m. (1800 GMT, 12:00 EDT)
La presidenta de Brasil, Dilma Rousseff, dice que el fútbol en su país "se beneficiará" de la investigación por...
| May 26, 2015
| 7:06 AM
En tan sólo seis segundos, un tornado categoría F4 dejó a su paso muerte y destrucción en tres colonias del poniente de esta ciudad.
Alrededor de las 6:00 horas de ayer, cuando los rayos del sol aún no se asomaban, el fenómeno, con vientos de hasta...
| May 22, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Almost everyone here on the outskirts of Maceio, the capital of Brazil's most dangerous state, has a horror story to tell.
"They shot a woman in the bar last week," said Maria das Gracas da Silva, a 49-year-old maid. "They shot her right in her mouth,...
| May 18, 2015
| 7:46 PM
Venezuela's socialist government is struggling to put food on the shelves amid runaway inflation. Brazil's president is facing calls for impeachment. And even Cuba's communist government, an iconic touchstone for generations of leftists, is embracing...
| Apr 30, 2015
| 10:57 AM
Un nuevo estudio muestra que el presidente Barack Obama es por mucho el líder mundial con más seguidores en Twitter, pero el papa Francisco es considerado el más influyente según el número de sus mensajes compartidos.
Twiplomacy, el análisis anual de...
| Apr 28, 2015
| 6:02 PM
Indonesia rejected last-minute appeals and executed eight people convicted of drug smuggling, according to foreign governments and local media reports Wednesday, although a Philippine woman was granted a stay of execution.
The Indonesian government...
| Apr 11, 2015
| 9:18 PM
In a piece of embarrassing fallout from the spy scandals that hit the Obama administration two years ago, President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil canceled a fancy state visit to Washington.
She, and the world, had just learned the extent to which the U.S....
| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:57 PM
Authorities in Brazil arrested the treasurer of President Dilma Rousseff's Workers' Party on Wednesday, as a corruption scandal involving the Petrobras oil company deepens and continues to contribute to political and economic problems in Latin America'...