Former President of Brazil and one of the most loved politicians in the world, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption charges.
Expresidente de Brasil y uno de los políticos más queridos a nivel mundial, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva ha sido condenado a 12 años de prisión por cargos de corrupción.
Organized by the movement "Vem Pra Rua," the protests sparked subsequent marches in dozens of cities in more than 20 of Brazil's 27 states.
Declared a Natural Heritage Site in 2001, Chapada dos Veadeiros National Park is considered one of the most important conservation areas in Latin America with some 12,000 different species.
For the 41st time, Gallup International has released their Global End of Year Survey, polling 55 countries on the topics of hope, happiness, and economic optimism. Three countries in Latin America made the Top Ten, but one country in the region scored in the bottom tier.
A great performance in the qualifying tournament has Brazil back as one of the top favorites to win the World Cup
At least 78 tucuxi dolphins have been found dead in the past 17 days in Sepetiba Bay, located in Rio de Janeiro state, threatening the survival of one of Brazil"s most endangered marine mammals, environmentalists said Wednesday.
Retailers here in Brazil"s largest city released some 50,000 balloons on Friday to welcome what they hope will be a better 2018.
The Brazilian government on Monday (Dec. 25th) declared persona non grata the charge d'affaires at the Venezuelan Embassy in Brasilia, Gerardo Antonio Delgado Maldonado, as a reprisal for the same decision by Venezuela's National Constituent Assembly with regard to the Brazilian ambassador in Caracas.
The nation’s severe economic recession and corrupt politicians are two reasons why members of the middle class are fleeing Brazil in droves.
Brazil's economy will grow 2.6 percent in 2018 after expanding 1 percent this year, ending one of the deepest recessions in the South American country's history, the Central Bank said in a report released Thursday.
Brazil's government on Thursday upwardly revised its economic growth forecasts for this year and next, saying it projects the nation"s gross domestic product (GDP) will increase by 1.1 percent in 2017 and 3 percent in 2018.
Brazilian former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who is currently dogged by numerous corruption charges, vowed once again here Wednesday to prove his innocence in court and run for president in next year"s elections.
On one side are luxury apartments with private swimming pools, on the other, the daily shantytown life of Gustavo, Letizia and Livia, three of the youngsters who said "No" to crime and today fight to get ahead in a Sao Paulo neighborhood that is the epitome of inequality.
Brightening the cells inside Nelson Hungria Prison with the true Christmas spirit of love and togetherness is the purpose of the Shining Cell Contest, which for the past seven years has awarded a prize to the cell with the best Yuletide decorations in the women"s prison in Rio de Janeiro.
Sao Paulo's Empathy Museum boasts no paintings or other works of art, only well-worn footwear and audio recordings of dozens of personal stories that enable the visitor to literally walk a mile in someone else's shoes.
A full-blown love affair with Portugal travels from Café Liz in Olney, to Independence LIVE! in Center City for one festive night only.
After years of corruption and social instability, Latin America is facing an electoral period that could change the political and economic landscape of the continent.
Marcelo has always worked better with managers who are not tactically strict and allow him to move freely. The left back also benefits when having tough defensive midfielders on his side, currently Brazilian Casemiro, who covers him when he moves forward.
It is true no other country has won the World Cup more times than Brazil (5), but it is also true the South American powerhouse has not conquered the world of soccer since 2002.
In an extraordinary meeting in Lima, 17 foreign ministers issued an unprecedented statement in which they classify the Venezuelan government as a dictatorship.
In 1992, the Democratic Party faced a challenge on the issue of abortion. Pennsylvania’s governor, Robert Casey, a Democrat dedicated to the working class, asked to speak at the national convention in New York City. He wanted to propose a pro-life plank for the party platform, mostly as a way of affirming his Catholic beliefs.
A voting day towards a National Constituent Assembly, called by the regime of Nicholas Maduro, resulted in 16 deaths in the hands of the militias of the regime, against an abstention that the governmental machinery insists in denying.
The main task ahead for Afro-descendants is to "make definitive progress to close the economic gap since, in Latin America and the Caribbean, poverty has a face and a color, according to the coordinator of the Network of Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women (RMAAD)
The International Monetary Fund estimates that Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 1 percent in 2017 and 1.9 percent in 2018, further deterioration of conditions in Venezuela.