41 min ago | Reuters
Brazil, the world's second-largest producer of iron ore, unveiled a long-awaited bill to reform the country's 46-year-old mining code on Tuesday, proposing royalties of up to 4 percent, double the current rate.
3 hrs ago | Salon
A demonstrator holds a Brazilian flag in front of a burning barricade during a protest in Rio de Janeiro in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday If there are burning barricades, crowds amassing across cities hundreds of thousands-strong, fights with riot police that leave protesters hospitalized, eyes streaming with tear gas, I can promise you one thing: ... (more)
4 hrs ago | Common Dreams
"The people have awakened," was clearly the message as roughly 240,000 Brazilians railed 'against the system' in nearly a dozen largely-peaceful demonstrations in cities across the country Monday night.
5 hrs ago | KVOR-AM Colorado Springs
On Saturday, thousands of Brazilian fans at the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha booed and heckled FIFA president Sepp Blatter and Brazilian president Dilma Roussef during the opening ceremony of the Confederations Cup.
6 hrs ago | New York Magazine
Hundreds of thousands of Brazilians have poured into the streets of Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to protest against transit-system fare hikes ... of nine cents.
10 hrs ago | The Atlantic
Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil's biggest cities throughout Monday evening, punctuating a week's worth of protests that started with students in Sao Paulo pushing back against a bus-fare hike.
12 hrs ago | BleacherReport
Two world-class clubs who got off to very different starts at the 2013 Confederations Cup will square off Wednesday in a heated affair as Brazil takes on Mexico, and the match will come down to one-on-one showdowns.
For the demonstrators who have transformed streets in Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and beyond into protest battlegrounds, it isn't so much that bus fares went up from 3.00 to 3.20 reais .
T he views expressed are the author's own. For Brazilians and Brazil -watchers alike, the protests this week [and last] have either inspired alarm or inspired hope.
Protesters massed in at least seven Brazilian cities Monday for another round of demonstrations voicing disgruntlement about life in the country, raising questions about security during big events like the current Confederations Cup and a papal visit next month.
The waves of protests against a bus fare increase in SA o Paulo is moving beyond the city limits and becoming a national movement.
This marks the latest crescendo in weeks of escalating protests, touched off by a March spike in Porto Alegre bus fares that sent protesters into the streets .
One year after President Barack Obama announced a policy change allowing young people living in the U.S. illegally to stay and work, many of their lives have changed in big ways.
Federal agents appeared to be reviving the hunt for the remains of Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa on Monday as they searched a field in suburban Detroit.
Despite disappointing economic growth, Brazilian companies are rushing for initial public offerings, or IPO's, that is set to hit an all time high total of $10.6 billion for the first six months of the year on Wednesday when the nation's largest cement producer raises as much as $4.8 billion.
Thirty-nine people were injured and 30 others detained in clashes as around a thousand Brazilians demonstrated outside the national stadium in the capital, Brasilia.
Nigeria's Super Eagles are expected to arrive Belo Horinzonte, the venue of their opening game in the 2013 FIFA Confederations' Cup this morning after they touched down in Sao Paolo, Brazil yesterday night.