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Analysis: The World Cup's political fallout
If Brazil's games are mismanaged, President Dilma Rousseff could face serious political consequences this autumn.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 06:38 GMT
Turning a page: Latin America and the US
As geopolitical shifts grip Latin America, Empire examines what challenges may yet lie ahead.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 19:59 GMT
Analysis: Brazil's next president will be...
With an election set for next year, unofficial campaigning has already begun in the South American powerhouse.
Last updated: 25 Feb 2013 20:11 GMT
Brazil: Nanny nation
The basis of economic growth that raised Brazil's living standards is now deteriorating, writes Michener.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 16:49 GMT
How will Chavez's illness affect the region?
Social movements and leftist governments have benefited from the Venezuelan president's vision of integration.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 12:05 GMT
Brazil's ex-president may face investigation
Lula da Silva's role under scrutiny after allegation that he was complicit in vote-buying scheme in congress.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 20:16 GMT
Obama signals four more years of bad relations with Latin America
President Obama's crass comments about newly-elected Chavez only serve to further alienate himself from Latin America.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2012 13:19 GMT
Brazil jails Lula's ex-aide for vote buying
Jose Dirceu, former chief of staff for popular president, sentenced to nearly 11 years for role in vote-buying scheme.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2012 23:45 GMT
Chavez savours victory after 'perfect battle'
Venezuelans choose 'El Comandante' with 80 per cent voter turnout, solidifying his revolution's democratic credentials.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 13:42 GMT
Why Hugo rules
Washington should get real and understand why Venezuela prefers Chavez.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2012 13:41 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
It's time for the EU to impose sanctions on Israel
Can international law save Iraq's Yazidis?
Nail polish: Anti-rape or anti-woman?
Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza
Netanyahu's miscalculation: Bullish or foolish
South Africa in Edinburgh: The role of post-apartheid art
In Pictures: New Orleans' lingering blight
Nine years after Hurricane Katrina devastated the US' Gulf Coast, New Orleans still struggles to recover.
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
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