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  • Amazon rainforest: Proposed law threatens to cripple preservation efforts

     
    Driven by powerful agribusiness interests, a bill is moving through the Brazilian Congress that could cripple the decades-long effort to protect the Amazon rainforest. The bill would change Brazil’s 1965 Forest Code, which requires that Amazon...
  • Cyberattacks strike networks in Brazil, revealing vulnerability across Latin America

     
    Latin America's vulnerability to cyberattacks was laid bare in recent weeks as government networks in several countries were hacked or temporarily shut down, and hackers threatened to go after more. On June 21, the hackers group LulzSec claimed on Twitter...
  • Former Brazilian President Lula gets cancer treatment

     
    REPORTING 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...
  • Latin American leaders coping with cancer

     
    Latin 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...
  • Argentina's Fernandez sworn in for a second term as president

     
    Argentinan president Fernandez de Kirchner was sworn in for a second term, after winning re-election in an October landslide...
  • Argentine President Cristina Fernandez has cancer

     
    REPORTING 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...
  • Brazil lashes out after military contract canceled

     
    Brazil has warned the US government that the abrupt cancellation of a contract to buy Brazilian warplanes for the US Air Force could damage military relations between the two countries....
  • Brazil workers protest over manufacturing losses

     
    After a decade of speedy economic growth powered by selling basic commodities to Asia, Brazil has become an expensive country to live in, and the complex goods produced by well-paid workers cannot compete with cheap imports from China....
  • Municipal elections in Brazil provide welcome news for President Rousseff

     
    Municipal 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,...
  • Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales

    Brazil extends tax breaks on computer, smartphone sales
    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil extended tax breaks on computer and smartphone sales until the end of 2018, foregoing about 7.9 billion reais (2.1 billion pounds) in tax revenues next year, the Finance Ministry said on Thursday. The policy of keeping the so-...
  • Rousseff, rivals change tack in Brazil's reshaped election

    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - When Brazil's notoriously private President Dilma Rousseff showed up in her kitchen cooking pasta in a campaign TV ad this week, it was one of the clearest signs yet that the country's October election is up for grabs....
  • PERFIL-Marina Silva, una amenaza al orden establecido en Brasil

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Tras entrar inesperadamente en la carrera presidencial a raíz de una tragedia, la ambientalista Marina Silva presenta un serio desafío para los dos principales partidos de Brasil debido a sus posiciones contra el orden establecido....