| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Investors badly punished Brazil's stock market and currency Monday after President Dilma Rousseff's reelection, amid questions about how she will lead the world's seventh-largest economy.
Business elites had strongly favored center-right challenger...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:48 PM
After a dirty, divisive and at times surprising campaign, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's leftist president won what some call a closely contested election — although she bested her opponent by 3.5 million votes.
For Rousseff, it will be her second...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:00 AM
With Brazil's presidential runoff election less than two weeks away, a volatile race that recently promised to deliver "new politics" has fallen back upon the parties and debates that have dominated Latin America's largest country for 20 years.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:35 PM
President Dilma Rousseff will face challenger Aecio Neves, leader of Brazil's center-right opposition, in a presidential election runoff three weeks after Brazilians voted for the country's two traditional political parties Sunday.
Marina Silva, the...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 8:17 AM
BRASILIA - Cuando más de un millón de brasileños salieron a las calles a protestar contra el Gobierno el año pasado, muchos pensaron que era una señal de que el Partido de los Trabajadores (PT) perdería la próxima elección tras doce años en el poder....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
When Brazil won the right to host soccer's World Cup, the idea was to show the world a new country, a welcoming and capable place that had made great strides in growing its economy and reducing inequality.
Despite a few close calls, Brazil did manage to...
| 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...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sudden death of a candidate lagging in the polls and his replacement by a surging environmentalist has transformed Brazil's presidential race and threatens President Dilma Rousseff's hope for a second term.
Since a plane crash last month took the...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 5:11 PM
Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday in an airplane crash in the southeastern city of Santos. He was 49.
Campos died after a nine-seater Cessna 560XL crashed at about 10 a.m. following an aborted landing because of bad weather,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 2:30 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- A number of cities in Brazil announced reductions in public bus fares Tuesday as authorities grappled with some of the largest street protests in years.
Another major rally was planned in Sao Paulo for Tuesday evening, after tens of...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:30 AM
MESQUITA, Brazil — As Dilma Rousseff neared the end of her successful 2010 campaign to become Brazil's president, Jeferson Monteiro set up a parody Twitter account and began having fun at her expense.
When Rousseff took office and abandoned her...