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By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former United States National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden would accept permanent asylum in Brazil if the government offered it to him, but would not provide officials with...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The new United States Ambassador to Brazil, Liliana Ayalde, arrived in Brasília on September 16th. Her appointment follows the departure of her predecessor Thomas Shannon and comes at tense...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - In her opening speech at the United Nation's General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, President Dilma Rousseff, as expected, took the opportunity to criticize the United States' spying...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has canceled her state visit to the United States this October over allegations that the U.S. spied on the telecommunications of Brazilian citizens and Rousseff's...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – More allegations of U.S. spying on Brazilian targets surfaced on Sunday, as the Globo TV program “Fantástico” revealed new classified U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) documents that show...
By Matthew Elliott, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff demanded total transparency from U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday over allegations that American agencies had conducted spying operations on Brazil's leadership. At a meeting at the...
By Stephanie Foden, Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL – Fresh allegations of U.S. spying on Brazil's top leaders emerged on Sunday. President Dilma Rousseff and top aides have had confidential communication intercepted by the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA), Rio-based...
By Jack Whibley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - David Miranda, Brazilian citizen and partner of Glenn Greenwald, Rio-based journalist known for his role in disclosing former U.S. subcontractor Edward Snowden's NSA spying allegations, was detained while passing through...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – United States Secretary of State John Kerry defended the U.S. National Security Agency's (NSA) surveillance program that monitored Brazil's communications, as well as other countries around the world,...

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