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ReutersBy Caroline Stauffer SAO PAULO, May 16 (Reuters) - Federal police ordered some 200 Terena Indians to leave a former congressman's ranch in south-central Brazil on Thursday in the latest flashpoint of a widening conflict over land ownership in South...
Tags: Lobbying, Brazil, Conservation, U.S. Congress, Dilma Rousseff
ReutersBy Alonso Soto BRASILIA, May 10 (Reuters) - Brazil campaigned hard to get the top job at the World Trade Organization this week but behind closed doors even it acknowledges that the WTO's main mission - pushing forward in global trade talks - looks for...
Tags: Mexico, Argentina, International Trade, Brazil, Dilma Rousseff
Reuters* Rousseff expands Cabinet to 39 members to widen coalition * Social expenditure rose sharply at expense of investment * Economists say tax burden too high at 36 pct of GDP By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, May 9 (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff added a...
ReutersBRASILIA, May 9 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro got strong backing from regional heavyweight Brazil on Thursday on a tour of South American allies to cement his legitimacy as political heir to the late Hugo Chavez. The clear endorsement...
Tags: Hugo Chavez, Argentina, Petroleum Industry, Venezuela, Brazil
Reuters* Still must formally renounce before U.S. officials * Says happy to be in "society I belong to" * Foreign Minister says Alan Gross case has "no relation" By Jeff Franks HAVANA, May 6 (Reuters) - A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the...
Tags: Fidel Castro, Punishment, Judges, National Government, Prisons
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....
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...
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...
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...
Tags: Defense, Colombia, Barack Obama, Chuck Grassley, Patrick Leahy
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...
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Dec 9, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Dec 5, 2012 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Apr 24, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
Apr 25, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Apr 26, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
Jun 21, 2011 |Story| Associated Press
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