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Brazil president faces angry citizens as elections loom

With elections looming, President Dilma Rousseff now faces Brazilians angry at their World Cup humiliation, but her bigger worry will be convincing voters she can jump-start the economy.  AP PHOTO/ERALDO PERES

With elections looming, President Dilma Rousseff now faces Brazilians angry at their World Cup humiliation, but her bigger worry will be convincing voters she can jump-start the economy.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Brazil floods kill 11 people

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Floods in Brazil’s southern state of Parana have killed 11 people and forced hundreds to flee their homes in a World Cup host city, authorities said Wednesday.

Posted: June 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Subway strikers, police clash in Sao Paulo in run up to World Cup

Subway train operators, along with activists from social movements, clash with riot police in front of the Ana Rosa metro station, in an ongoing subway strike, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, June 9, 2014.  AP

Brazilian police and striking subway workers clashed Monday in a central commuter station, with union officials threatening to maintain the work stoppage through the World Cup opening match here this week.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Snowden seeks asylum in sunny Brazil

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Former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden, wanted by US authorities and currently living in Russia, said in a TV interview Sunday that he has applied for asylum in Brazil.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Bus accident kills 20 in northeast Brazil

Twenty people were killed and 17 injured when the bus they were traveling in overturned Sunday in northeastern Brazil, officials said.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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