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Op-Ed: Brazilian government enshrines austerity policies in constitution

Rio De Janeiro - Brazilian president Michel Temer's government is set to pass a constitutional change that will ensure that neoliberal policies will endure until 2037. The bill will limit spending on health, education social welfare, and public services for two decades.

Op-Ed: Oil's collapse continues dragging down stocks

Secretary of State John Kerry announced Wednesday that the United States would double, to about $860 million a year, its grant-based support for vulnerable countries that need to adapt to climate change by 2020.

Dengue fever fans public anger over Brazil's health care system

With the number of Dengue fever cases hitting 750,000 people this year, Brazilians are angry, and fanning that anger is the wretched state of the country's health care system.

Brazil's Rousseff squeaks through to second term as president

Brazilia - Dilma Rousseff, the leftist former guerrilla, was able to win a second term winning a run-off election over Aecio Neves but only by a narrow margin. With 98 percent of votes counted Rousseff, received 51.45 per cent of the valid votes.

Marina Silva could become the world’s first ‘Green President’

Brazilia - Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva threatens the re-election of Dilma Rousseff and the 12-year hegemony of the Workers Party (PT). Her election on October 5 could transform the South American giant relations with the region and the world.

BRIC nations set up their own development bank

Leaders of emerging powers Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) and South Africa held talks in Brasilia Brazil with leaders of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela and other Latin American countries.

Snowden still sleeps well despite death threats — new interview

Moscow - Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, last week gave an interview to German broadcaster ARD, broadcast on German television Sunday evening. In the interview, Snowden claims the NSA indulged in widespread industrial espionage.

World Cup attendees might see drop in airfare Special

Rio De Janeiro - Soccer fans looking to save some money when heading to Brazil for the 2014 World Cup might see a drop in airfare next week.

Brazilian president cancels US trip over NSA spying

Brazilia - Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has announced the cancellation of a planned trip to the United States in reaction to revelations that the National Security Agency (NSA) spied on her personal communications, as well as Brazil's state oil company.

Brazil's Rousseff: US visit hinges on Obama's NSA spying response

Brazilia - Brazil's president has personally informed her US counterpart that her planned visit to the United States depends on his administration's response to a widening NSA spying scandal.

Op-Ed: Protests in Brazil — What really lies behind

It all started with the 20-cent increase of the bus fares. A small increase that was going to have some serious consequences on people’s budget. A just cause worth fighting for.

Romario harshly criticises FIFA and Brazilian president Rousseff

Rio De Janeiro - Former soccer star Romario, turned politician, has expressed severe doubts about his country’s ability to organize "the greatest Soccer World Cup of all times." He has indicated that it may turn out to be “the greatest heist in the history of Brazil".

Fire at Brazil's Antarctic research station leaves 2 dead

Two men are dead and a third man is injured after a fire broke out at Comandante Ferraz, Brazil's research station in Antarctica.

Rousseff sworn in as Brazil's first female president

Brazilia - Amidst the tears and cheers, Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's first female president in an inauguration ceremony held Saturday.

Op-Ed: Brazilians elect new president Dilma Rousseff

Porto Alegre - Brazil has a new president. Dilma Rousseff will have a majority in Congress and opposition in the states of the federation. She has her work cut out for her.

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Brazil's recently elected president Dilma Rousseff with her campaign supporters
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Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and US President Barack Obama
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Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil s first ever female president
Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's first ever female president
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