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BRASILIA, Brazil — Francisco Everardo Oliveira Silva never expected to actually be elected to Brazil's Congress. When he ran for a seat in 2010, he used his clown name, Tiririca, and wore a tiny orange hat and a blond wig in his campaign TV spots....
Tags: Television, Politics, Entertainment, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff
Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
La PlazaJoining a widening trend across Latin America, Chile and Paraguay are poised to recognize a Palestinian state based on borders before the 1967 Middle East War, reports in Israel and Latin America said. In recent weeks, several countries in the region have...
Just this once, I wish I could write with pictures instead of words. That would make it easier to explain why the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died Wednesday at 104, was one of my heroes. Not for his politics, of course — he was, to the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no risk to President Barack Obama as a result of a prostitution scandal at a Colombia hotel that involved a dozen Secret Service officers, Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told a Senate panel Wednesday. Napolitano, who...
KIAHIt seems like our secret service is having some trouble staying secret lately. You've heard of President Obama's body guard’s scandal in Colombia, and now, second time's the charm! But this round we're talking about a more serious incident. In...
BRASILIA, Brazil — It was just like old times in the gold medal match of the beach volleyball Brasilia Open. Newport Harbor High alumna Misty May-Treanor has reunited with her old partner, Kerri Walsh. They came close to winning yet another...
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