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Fabiana Frayssinet

US & Canada

How will Chavez's illness affect the region?

Social movements and leftist governments have benefited from the Venezuelan president's vision of integration.

Latin America

Women in favelas broadcast peace

In Brazil's shantytowns, a new community radio station discusses abuse, unemployment, and environmental issues.

US & Canada

Brazil's new nuclear subs to defend oil wells

Work on the country's first nuclear submarines has begun in an effort to defend oil reserves and project global power.

Latin America

Women gain power in Brazil's Planalto palace

Brazil's first woman president now has ten women in her cabinet, two short of her 30 per cent target.

Politics

Abortion politics hit Brazil runoff

Presidential contenders Dilma Rousseff and Jose Serra court religious right, altering their positions on 'moral' issues.