2 hrs ago
Brazil's Rousseff popularity keeps climbing ahead of 2014 vote
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continued to recover in November thanks to her government's social programs and a slowdown in inflation, a poll showed on Friday, making her the clear favorite in next year's presidential vote.
6 hrs ago
Magic City Morning Star
Bill Clinton blasts Obama administration during Brazilian visit
During his visit to Brazil on Monday, former President Bill Clinton told the Brazilian news media that the United States' need for national security especially protection from terrorist atacks does not justify President Barack Obama's National Security Agency's program that includes spying on allied countries.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
U.S. spying scandal strains ties with Latin America
Relations between the United States and Latin American countries suffered a heavy blow in 2013 following revelations of a U.S. spying scandal.
Fire Dog Lake
Snowden: 2013 Was Year People From Indianapolis to Indonesia Realized ...
One hundred individuals named "Leading Global Thinkers of 2013" by Foreign Policy magazine were honored last night at a reception event in Washington, DC.
Wall Street Journal
France's President Francois Hollande Meets Brazil's Dilma Rousseff
French President Francois Hollande on Thursday kicked off a two-day visit to Brazil with a focus on trade and educational partnerships, among other issues.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
The WV Rebel's Blog
The strange case of the fake interpreter: While dignitaries were addressing the crowd in the 95,000-seat Soccer City stadium, the young, suited man with an official security pass round his neck produced a series of hand signals that experts said meant absolutely nothing.
Non-Selection Of Jonathan As One Of World Leaders To Speak At...
The presidency on Tuesday downplayed the non-recognition of President Goodluck Jonathan as one of the world leaders to pay tribute at the funeral of Nelson Mandela as a "complete non-issue."
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Santos one of 100 'Leading Global Thinkers'
Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos made it to an annual list of 100 "Leading Global Thinkers" that is annually compiled by US political magazine Foreign Policy .
UPDATE 1-The sooner Fed tapers, the better for world economy -Brazil cbank
The sooner the U.S. Federal Reserve starts to scale back its massive economic stimulus, the smoother the transition will be for the global economy, Brazilian central bank chief Alexandre Tombini said on Tuesday.
The Daily Caller
Watch Obama shake hands with communist Cuba's Raul Castro
CNN stopped just short of declaring world peace after President Obama briefly shook hands with Raul Castro, the communist dictator of Cuba and Fidel Castro's brother, during Nelson Mandela's funeral.
Thousands unite to say farewell to Madiba
As the endless tributes to Madiba pour in, I have not seen as many mentions about Graca Machel, the faithful wife to our great hero, says Jerome Cornelius .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Why Lula Was Better For Brazil Than Dilma
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva gives the presidential ribbon to his successor Dilma Rousseff in 2010.
Clinton says spying shouldn't gather economic information on allies
Allied countries should not gather economic intelligence about each other in the guise of security, former U.S. president Bill Clinton says.
Protests a memory, Brazil opposition struggles to catch Rousseff
This year has been difficult for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, but it hasn't been much easier for her opposition.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
International Business Times
60 World Leaders to Unite to Honour Nelson Mandela at State Funeral
With some 60 heads of state or government taking part in the memorial service and state funeral, it is predicted to one of the biggest gatherings of international dignitaries in recent years.
South Africa Prepares for a Week of Mandela Memorials
As the world pays tribute to Nelson Mandela, South Africa is furiously preparing for a celebration of a life like no other.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Brazil Puts Future Airport Privatizations On Hold
Brazil's government, which has privatized five major airports in the past two years, has ruled out granting any more new concessions of this type for the time being, the civil aviation chief said Friday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Dilma Rousseff: Is Brazil's president ready for the 2014 World Cup?
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People's Daily Online
Ceremony of final draw for 2014 World Cup held in Brazil
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, FIFA's President Joseph Blatter, and ceremony host Rodrigo Hilbert and Fernanda Lima shake hands during the ceremony of the final draw for the groups and matchups of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, in Costa do Sauipe, Brazil, on Dec. 6, 2013.
Exclusive: Brazil report on World Cup air traffic jams at odds with government view
Brazil insists its airports will be ready for up to 600,000 foreign visitors during next year's World Cup, but an internal report said severe overcrowding and long flight delays are likely, with passenger traffic exceeding capacity by as much as 50 percent even if extensive renovations are finished on time.