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  • Leading Brazil construction firm heads arrested in 'Car Wash' corruption inquiry

    Leading Brazil construction firm heads arrested in 'Car Wash' corruption inquiry
    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...
  • Approval rating for Brazil's president falls to 10 percent

    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...
  • Coming 'tsunami'? In Brazil, calls for reform in wake of FIFA scandals

    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...
  • LO ÚLTIMO: Rousseff dice que pesquisa será buena para Brasil

    LO ÚLTIMO: Rousseff dice que pesquisa será buena para Brasil
    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...
  • Ya son 13 las víctimas mortales a causa del tornado en México

    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...
  • In Brazil, homicide rate still high despite increased prosperity

    In Brazil, homicide rate still high despite increased prosperity
    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,...
  • Frustration with Latin America's leftist leaders on the rise

     Frustration with Latin America's leftist leaders on the rise
    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...
  • Obama el más seguido en Twitter; el Papa, el más influyente

    Obama el más seguido en Twitter; el Papa, el más influyente
    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...
  • Indonesia reportedly executes 8, grants one woman stay

     Indonesia reportedly executes 8, grants one woman stay
    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...
  • Obama and Rousseff meet, appear to put spy scandal behind them

    Obama and Rousseff meet, appear to put spy scandal behind them
    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....
  • In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff

    In Brazil, arrest brings Petrobras scandal closer to President Rousseff
     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'...