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By Anna Kaiser, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff announced that Brazilian flags will fly at half-mast for three days to mourn the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, who lost his two year long battle...
By Chesney Hearst, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Known for its famous samba composers and traditional presentations, G.R.E.S. Unidos de Vila Isabel will bring this year’s Carnival competition to a close as they enter the Sambódromo as the...
Opinion, by Michael Royster RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Fernando Lugo, Paraguay’s President, who (because he used to be a Jesuit Priest?) is much craftier than both La Presidenta (Argentina) and El Presidente for Life (Venezuela), came to São Paulo a...
By Jaylan Boyle, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - Incendiary remarks from Brazilian Vice President Josá Alencar last month regarding the country's nuclear ambitions have provoked speculation that Latin America may soon cease to be the world's largest nuclear-free region. Although...

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