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By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has criticized the probable presidential candidate Aécio Neves while defending his successor's record during a meeting with business leaders in Rio de...
By Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff created a committee yesterday to monitor abusive price hikes of hotel rates and flight tickets offered to both national and international fans during the FIFA...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Dilma Rousseff announced a new e-mail protection system developed by federal data processing service, Serpro (Serviço Federal de Processamento de Dados) will be implemented to secure messages...
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 Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Investments in Brazil's education sector as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have increased from 5.8 percent to 6.1 percent between 2010 and 2011, according to a...
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 Maria Lopez Conde, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - The Brazil-trained doctors participating in the "Programa Mais Médicos" (More Doctors Program) began working in 454 municipalities where health professionals are needed last Monday, September 2nd amid reports of...

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