US Senate Sends Letter to South American Countries

After a campaign in Ecuador to aid Palestine, the US Senate has sent a letter to the country's government regarding the Israel-Palestine situation. Over the...

Brazilian oil company nominates new president and directors

The Board of Directors of Petrobras has met on Friday (5), in São Paulo, to elect the new CEO of the company. SAO PAULO - On...

2014 World Cup: English for Everyone, Including Prostitutes

Helena Lins, Editor (South America)   BELO HORIZONTE - With the beginning of this New Year, the 2014 World Cup is getting closer and Brazil seems...

Protests against Dilma Rousseff stir Brazil

BRASILIA - Since being re-elected last year, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has had to deal with problems in the country. Amidst a scandal in...

The X- Files: Brazilian Season

Lais Fulgêncio Correspondent (South America)   BRASILIA — Last June, the world learned about the largest monitoring program in mass communications of all times, sponsored by the National...

UN backs Colombian peace deal mission

BOGOTA — On the 25th of January 2016, the UN unanimously approved a peace mission in Colombia. The UN will assemble a team of...

Brazil’s World Cup: All Eyes on Brazil

With a few days left to the Brazilian World Cup, and Brazil takes international headlines because of all social tensions BRAZIL — Manifestations in Brazil began...

Uruguay swaps food for oil in trade deal with Venezuela

Due to the inability to produce enough food for its population, Venezuela is striking deals in Latin America to exchange oil for food and...

Brazilian police operate on a ‘shoot first, ask questions later’ strategy

BRASILIA - A new report by Amnesty International reveals that nearly 16% of the total homicides in Rio de Janiero in the last five...

Ecuador’s request to allow Julian Assange “safe passage” to hospital denied by UK

LONDON - According to reports, the United Kingdom's Foreign Office has denied WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "safe passage" to undergo medical tests at a...