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  • La primera mujer en gobernar Brasil deja atrás imagen de dependiente de Lula

    La primera mujer en gobernar Brasil deja atrás imagen de dependiente de Lula
    Dilma Rousseff, la primera mujer en gobernar Brasil, comienza el último de sus cuatro años de mandato con una imagen propia, de gobernante técnica y eficiente, ajena a la de política inexperta y dependiente de su padrino y antecesor, Luiz Inácio Lula da...
  • Stadium deaths shine a spotlight on Brazil's World Cup preparations

    SAO PAULO, Brazil — When two workers were crushed by a crane in late November on the construction site of the Sao Paulo stadium due to host the opening match of the 2014 World Cup, the tragedy led to investigations of working conditions and the...
  • Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage

    Brazil's president imports Cuban doctors to ease shortage
    RIO BRANCO, Brazil — Dr. Alberto Asael Reyes speaks Portuguese carefully when talking to his patients. He arrived in the Amazon region only recently from Cuba, and his accent remains strong. But in an area where there has long been no available...
  • Behind bars in Brazil is no place you want to be

    Behind bars in Brazil is no place you want to be
    South America's powerhouse faces tough dilemmas in 2014. Brazil is hastily preparing to host two of the world's premier mega-events: the World Cup starting in June and the Olympics just 24 months later. While it has come under heavy criticism for the...
  • Dani Alves: La campaña del plátano contra el racismo multiplica adeptos por todo el mundo

    Dani Alves: La campaña del plátano contra el racismo multiplica adeptos por todo el mundo
    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. La...
  • Brazil's president raises welfare payments ahead of election

    Brazil's president raises welfare payments ahead of election
    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...
  • Brazil's military to cooperate in dirty war investigation

      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...
  • Brazil police blamed for death of a woman after a shootout

    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...
  • Tono firme de Fed EEUU mantiene presión sobre economía latinoamericana

    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...
  • Chile: Bachelet retorna a la presidencia con ambiciosa agenda

    Chile: Bachelet retorna a la presidencia con ambiciosa agenda
    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...
  • Maduro abierto a que comisión de Unasur visite Venezuela y acompañe diálogo

    Maduro abierto a que comisión de Unasur visite Venezuela y acompañe diálogo
    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...