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Miami HeraldThe Miami Herald's news partners at WLRN-Miami Herald News are working with NPR News to open a bureau in Brazil and add an Americas correspondent in Miami. That team will work with The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald's Latin American and Caribbean...
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RIO DE JANEIRO — After 2 1/2 years of renovations, Rio's legendary Maracana soccer stadium reopened to much fanfare in late April. Brazilian legends including Ronaldo played in a test match before an audience composed mostly of the workers who...
SAO PAULO, Brazil — Shortly before Venezuela's presidential election, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva recorded a video supporting Nicolas Maduro, saying he had "stood out brilliantly in the struggle" for a more democratic...
In the heady days of 1989, nondemocratic regimes fell like dominoes to the peaceful march of activists across Eastern Europe. Even China briefly appeared vulnerable to popular demands for a voice in how the country is ruled -- until the crackdown at ...
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Joaquim Barbosa, a judge famous for his tough stand against political corruption, has been sworn in as the first black president of Brazil’s Supreme Court. At the ceremony Thursday in Brasília, the capital, his work was widely...
World NowMunicipal elections throughout Brazil on Sunday saw Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes easily reelected, while in Sao Paulo two mayoral candidates faced a second round runoff. Brazilians voted largely to keep the major parties in charge of their cities,...
World NowMEXICO CITY -- In 2006, when he came within a hair of winning Mexico's presidency, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's opponents on the right called him a "danger to Mexico," a would-be Hugo Chavez of Venezuela, and said he would plunge the country into an...
South Florida Sun-SentinelHenrique Capriles, un joven abogado de clase media alta, se convirtió el domingo en el rival que se enfrentará al presidente Hugo Chávez en octubre. Con una prolija carrera política de 14 años, Capriles, quien viene de una familia de inmigrantes polacos-...
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World NowVenezuelans who are unhappy with Hugo Chavez go to the polls Sunday to decide who will try to unseat him. Five people are competing to take on the mercurial leftist president of Venezuela. Who are they?...
World NowREPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner of Argentina has become the latest Latin American leader to face cancer, officials announced Tuesday. Fernandez has thyroid cancer and will be undergo surgery Jan. 4, government...
World NowLatin America Venezuela: Several Latin America leaders past and present are coping with cancer, although Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez may have the most serious case of all...
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