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By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff is in New York today, where she will attend the signing ceremony of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, and is due to return to Brazil on...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Just five days away from another milestone that could lead to the end of her presidency, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff received another blow in her struggle to remain in office. Two...
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The government’s announcement of the new phase of Brazil’s housing program, Minha Casa, Minha Vida (My Home, My Life), turned into a pro-Rousseff rally on Wednesday as social movements interrupted...
By Lucy Jordan, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Mercosur members including Brazil have suspended Paraguay from the South American economic alliance following Friday’s impeachment of President Fernando Lugo. They will discuss further measures at the bloc’s presidential summit this Friday...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – A commemoration by the military of Brazil’s 1964 military coup ended in chaos yesterday after it was hijacked by activists demonstrating on behalf of the people who...

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