China Visits Floundering Brazil Bearing Gifts With Strings Attached
The Chinese premier's four-nation South American tour highlights his country's Latin American interests, starting with a set of development and investment deals in Brazil worth billions.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Reelected in Bitterly Close Race
Rousseff won 51.64 percent of the vote, to 48.36 percent for business-friendly centrist Aecio Neves in the decisive second round of the poll.
crime & drugs
Brazilian Police Bust 'Darknet' Child Pornography Ring
The Brazilian federal police went undercover as online pedophiles in order to infiltrate the illicit file-sharing networks, which were operating on the “deep web.”
Brazil's Presidential Run-Off Pits Dilma Rousseff Against Centrist Aecio Neves
Business-friendly former governor of Minas Gerais capitalized on economic frustration to defeat favorite Marina Silva in the first round of voting.
As Women Die from Illegal Abortions in Brazil, Presidential Candidates Remain Silent
More than 200,000 Brazilian women go to hospitals annually with complications following abortions. Many of them die and many others don't seek help at all, fearing arrest.
Marina Silva, Former Illiterate Rubber Tapper, Reshapes Brazil's Presidential Race
When presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died in a plane crash last month, speculation immediately focused on the prospects of Silva, his running mate.