By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Just three months ahead of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s state visit to the United States, relations between the two countries are being tested by allegations that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been data-mining surveillance on millions of emails and telephone calls made in Brazil over the past decade.

O Globo reported this week that the CIA and the NSA jointly ran monitoring stations to gather information from foreign satellites in 65 countries, including five in Latin America.

The source originally was revealed by the Guardian in the . . .

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