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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
Brazil's great opening?
Although it still has a way to go, Brazil's moves to root out corruption and improve transparency bode well.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 11:02 GMT
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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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