| Jul 14, 2014
| 4:53 PM
The conventional wisdom is that Brazil's humiliating 7-1 defeat to Germany in the World Cup has created an unprecedented climate of gloom that will affect President Dilma Rousseff's chances to win re-election in October. But the conventional wisdom may be...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 2:23 PM
The World Cup in Brazil ended the way it started, with authorities flexing unprecedented muscle to squelch dissenters, silence journalists and shield the carefully manicured event from disruption.
President Dilma Rousseff promised to host “the...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The so-called BRICS countries agreed to form an international development bank with aspirations to challenge the dominance of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
Leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa said Tuesday...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Germany's 7-1 trouncing of host country Brazil in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semifinals Tuesday registered as the most-discussed sporting game ever on Twitter, with 35.6 million tweets posted worldwide during the match, and generated record activity on...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:37 PM
When Brazil's state-run oil company raked in $70 billion in a 2010 public offering, leaders here called it evidence of the nation's rising economic power.
"It wasn't in Frankfurt. It wasn't in London. It wasn't in New York. It was here in São Paulo,"...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Barcelona, 29 abr (EFE).- La reacción espontánea del jugador del Barcelona Dani Alves de comer un plátano que le lanzó un espectador en pleno partido, ha generado una campaña mundial contra el racismo que se expande y gana adeptos en todo el mundo.
| May 1, 2014
| 2:04 PM
President Dilma Rousseff announced increases in payments for Brazil's poorest citizens in honor of the country's May 1st celebrations as she gears up to campaign for reelection in October.
Rousseff used a nationally televised speech Tuesday to defend...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:56 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s military has agreed to open investigations of use torture at bases it operated during two decades of dictatorship from 1964 to 1985.
The announcement Tuesday, the 50th anniversary of the coup that toppled...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The governor of Rio de Janeiro state apologized Wednesday for the death of a woman shot during a firefight between police and criminal suspects and later dragged behind a police vehicle.
The incident was the latest to raise...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:36 AM
La Reserva Federal de Estados Unidos sorprendió el miércoles con un tono más estricto de lo esperado en su política monetaria, aumentando la presión financiera sobre América Latina al plantear la perspectiva de una subida de tasas antes de lo previsto que...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:19 AM
La socialista Michelle Bachelet asumirá el martes la presidencia de Chile, en un histórico cambio de mando, con la promesa de cambiar el rostro de uno de los países con peor distribución de la riqueza en América Latina.
Bachelet, quien retoma el...