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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...
Tags: FIFA World Cup, Dilma Rousseff, Sports, Elections, Travel
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...
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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 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 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 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...
World NowREPORTING FROM MEXICO CITY -- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, still one of Latin America's most popular figures 10 months after stepping down as president of Brazil, has cancer of the throat and on Monday started chemotherapy, his doctors said. Lula entered...
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...
La PlazaFormer Peruvian military officer Ollanta Humala has been named the winner of Sunday's presidential election, news that briefly sent Peru's stock market into a jittery plunge, reports L.A. Times correspondent Tracy Wilkinson from Lima. Humala ran strong...
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