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.
The Venezuelan crisis is not a myth. Just take a look at the numbers of Venezuelans seeking asylum throughout the world to understand that it is easier to abandon everything than to succumb to the Bolivarian Revolution.
Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine years and six months in prison for corruption and money laundering.
Inhabitants of Argentina, Brazil and Chile are far more likely to suffer from multiple sclerosis - a difficult illness to diagnose - than other countries of Latin America, according to experts taking part in the Roche Press Day medical forum being held in Buenos Aires.
The 70-year-old Olmos, a son of Mexican immigrants who was born in Los Angeles, broke ground for Hispanics in Hollywood and won two Golden Globe awards, one for "The Burning Season" and another for his role as Lieutenant Martin "Marty" Castillo in "Miami Vice."
Financial experts at the 1st European Investment Forum in Uruguay agreed that investment trends worldwide and in Latin America depend on new factors, including worker training and interaction by governments.
Global investment in Fintechs amounts to more than $23 billion, but only $600 million have gone to to Latin America.Visa hopes that its "Everywhere Initiative" serves as a stimulus for creating emerging companies in the Latin American financial technology sector.
Mexican-born actress Kate del Castillo, star of the highly successful Telemundo telenovela "La reina del sur", believes Platino Prizes are a unique occasion to bring together Ibero-American film professionals.