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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
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
A rupture with Brazil's culture of cordiality
In Brazil cordiality can be a mark of chivalry, but it can also be a foil for a culture in which conflict is avoided.
Last updated: 22 Sep 2012 11:13 GMT
Brazil's 'trial of the century'
Thirty-eight defendants are alleged to have laundered money to win votes in Congress.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 10:49 GMT
Is Obama wary of Brazil and Dilma Rousseff?
Although superficially relations between Brazil and the US seem warm, geopolitical posturing is increasing.
Last updated: 05 May 2012 14:50 GMT
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Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
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