In Brazil, demonstrators closed highways, shut businesses and brought large parts of the country to a standstill once more this past week. But unlike in June, when the government was shaken by an almost unprecedented wave of …
Nearly 1 million Brazilians took to the streets on June 20 as anger over social inequity and corruption has sparked the biggest scenes of dissent in the country in more than two decades
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
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