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.
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.
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.
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".