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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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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why Was Arafat Killed?
The rise and rise of Islamic music
Is Croatia's 'yes' vote tyranny of the majority?
Jewish suffering, Palestinian suffering
Ukraine: A victim of Euro-Russian divide?
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
A temporary truce in Thai protests
Tensions ease between police and anti-government demonstrators as country pauses to observe king's birthday.
In Pictures: Troubled paradise of Kashmir
Kashmir's inherent beauty remains undiminished despite years of conflict that has swept the region.
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