| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:25 AM
El presidente de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, dijo hoy que su Gobierno está dispuesto a recibir en el país una comisión de la Unasur, una iniciativa que podrían decidir los cancilleres de la región en un encuentro que celebrarán este miércoles en Chile para...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 5:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's currency is called the real, which in Portuguese means both "royal" and, simply, "real."
But with prices skyrocketing ahead of the World Cup finals this summer, some locals in this famed beach city have created a mock...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Daniel Paulo Ribeiro and Guilherme Miguel have very different opinions as to how well Brazil is hosting the World Cup soccer tournament, despite watching it unfold from the same street corner in the host city of Recife.
"It's going fantastically....
| Jul 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Three months ahead of general elections on Oct. 5, Brazilian president Dilma Roussef has announced a huge 2014 1.2 billion reales ($540 million) government-funding package for Brazil's film and TV sectors, under the initiative Brasil de Todas as Telas....
| Feb 27, 2014
El papa Francisco, los secretarios generales de la ONU y de la OEA, otros líderes internacionales y varios Gobiernos pidieron esta semana el fin de la violencia y la apertura de un diálogo en Venezuela, donde las protestas antigubernamentales ya han...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:44 PM
When the World Cup ends a month from now — I hope with a sixth star shining on the golden jerseys of the home team — the problems that plagued Brazil's hosting effort will remain. With or without a trophy, Brazil will face major challenges...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:01 PM
Brazilian police and protesters clashed on Thursday just hours before the opening game of the World Cup, injuring at least five people, although excitement began to build elsewhere as cheering, flag-waving fans converged on the stadium.
| May 27, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A work of graffiti here has become an overnight global symbol, subverting official representations of Brazil and placing street artist Paulo Ito unexpectedly in the middle of the battle to define the country's image during next month's World Cup.
| May 30, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Brazil's first black Supreme Court president, who earned a reputation for prosecuting political corruption, has abruptly announced that he will resign and withdraw from active public life.
Joaquim Barbosa, who garnered widespread fame for convicting top...
| May 19, 2014
| 8:23 AM
Cuando Brasil diseñó su plan para organizar el Mundial, Natal, una ciudad de playa sobre el Atlántico, era exactamente el tipo de lugar que quería mostrar.
El boom económico sumado a generosos programas de bienestar social estaban transformando el...
| May 11, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Thousands of families have begun occupying an empty lot near the site of next month's opening match of the FIFA World Cup, demanding affordable new housing and protesting government expenditures on the international soccer tournament.
In less than a...