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.
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.
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.
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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".