| Sep 20, 2013
Re "Brazilian president snubs U.S.," Sept. 18
When will the administration learn that it's our actions that upset people, not the disclosures or the whistle-blowers who made the actions come to light?
According to the White House, President Obama...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 2:43 PM
SAO PAULO -- A Brazilian rancher has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for ordering the killing of U.S.-born nun and Amazon environmental activist Dorothy Stang in 2005.
It was the fourth time that Vitalmiro Bastos de Moura was tried in Brazil's...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff used her lead-off speech at the annual United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday to blast the United States for operating a worldwide spying network that she said violates the sovereignty of other countries and the...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:30 PM
As we wrote earlier this summer, Apple faces a number of challenges in the smartphone market in Brazil.
But one of them appears to have been cleared.
A Brazilian judge has ruled that Apple has the right to use the iPhone name in Brazil, according to...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:31 PM
LIMA, Peru -- The United Nations' announcement that Peru last year surpassed Colombia in growing coca, the raw material for cocaine, highlights concerns about the Peruvian government’s ability to fight drug mafias and offer farmers alternatives,...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 8:04 PM
Oscar Castro-Neves, a Brazil-born guitarist who helped to create the cool, sensuous rhythms of bossa nova and orchestrated music for movies including "L.A. Story" and "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," has died. He was 73.
Castro-Neves had cancer and died...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:40 PM
JOSHUA TREE, Calif. — On an autumn morning like this one, they should be gearing up for a day of hiking amid the cacti, climbing up one of the more than 400 formations of high desert monzogranite or taking in the vista of Keyes View.
| Nov 13, 2013
| 8:42 PM
The South American colossus of Brazil faces massive changes and challenges as it prepares for the world's spotlight during the World Cup next year and the Olympic Games in 2016. Images from the sprawling metropolis of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro contrast...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Brazil's history of subjugated peoples, environmentally dubious sprawl and violent resistance gets a mythic, politically forthright treatment in the animated feature "Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury." Writer-director Luiz Bolognesi's fast-moving tale...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
With her signature cascade of long, curly hair and beachy style, 30-year-old Brazilian bombshell Camila Alves McConaughey — wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, mother of three, model, handbag designer and brand ambassador for Macy's INC. —...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:26 AM
We humans sure like to anthropomorphize. You know, layer human emotions onto animals.
Like when you're convinced your dog is trying to talk to you, or that your cat is plotting to overthrow the dog. (Maybe the dog is trying to snitch on the cat?)