A lack of accountability casts a shadow on Brazil’s preparations to show off its progress with the World Cup and the Olympics.
Built for the 2007 Pan Am Games, they were supposed to help cut costs and give the Brazilian city a head start for its star turn in the 2016 Olympics. Well, now they are big question marks
The Rio de Janeiro lake where Olympic rowers will compete in three years time has been filled with an estimated 65 tons of dead fish.
The revelers and costumes were out in full force during Rio de Janeiro’s annual carnaval.
Many of the dead in the fire were young science and engineering students — just the kind of experts the country needs to advance into the ranks of the first world. Has the time come for Brazil to make sure its legal system …
Mexico complains, often rightly so, about being overshadowed by Brazil, but Transparency International’s Corruption Perceptions Index is one more reminder of how Latin America’s two titans differ today
José Dirceu, one of Brazil’s most powerful political figures, has been convicted in the wide-ranging mensalão scandal trial, which is considered a key test of the nation’s modernization
On deck for Wednesday: The Italian government fires an entire city council for suspected ties with the mafia, the IMF lowers its global growth forecast, and the U.S. military reportedly gets more involved in the Syria crisis.
In today’s choices: the conflict in Syria seeps over its borders, the Latin economies still enjoying the good times and tests of sovereignty in the South China Sea.
Spain’s national soccer team wins an unprecedented third-straight international title with Sunday’s 4-0 European Championship win over Italy, and gives fans new reason for joy–and hope–amid the crushing euro crisis.
Today’s global stories delve into the prospects for peace in Kashmir, Paraguay’s presidential impeachment and the Queen’s historic visit to Northern Ireland.
From euro-zone bailouts to health, the BRICS nations are flexing their economic muscle and flipping old notions of who aids who upside down