Daniel Schweimler

Daniel Schweimler

Latin America

Brazil election: What is behind the rise of Jair Bolsonaro?

Right-wing presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro holds a lead in polls and is expected to win second round of voting.

Brazil election: What is behind the rise of Jair Bolsonaro?

Brazil Elections 2018

Campaigning before Brazil runoff vote marred by violence

Series of attacks against Workers' Party supporters, journalists, and activists blamed on supporters of far-right presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro.

Campaigning before Brazil runoff vote marred by violence

Argentina

Argentina hopes Youth Olympics with boost a variety of sports

Argentine trainers and coaches see hosting the event as an opportunity to increase public interest in sport - other than football, for which the nation is renowned.

Argentina hopes Youth Olympics with boost a variety of sports

Latin America

A lesson from legends at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

A lesson from legends. Olympic greats share their knowledge at the Youth Games under way in Argentina.

A lesson from legends at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Latin America

Third Youth Olympic Games kicks off in Buenos Aires

This year's Games in Argentina have added four new sports: karate, roller sports, sport climbing and breakdancing.

Third Youth Olympic Games kicks off in Buenos Aires

Latin America

Brazil election: Thousands call for Lula da Silva to run

Former leader is serving 12-year prison sentence for corruption, leaving many Brazilian voters feeling disillusioned or disinterested.

Brazil election: Thousands call for Lula da Silva to run

Latin America

Brazil measles outbreak: Child vaccination campaign under way

An outbreak of measles has killed five people and infected thousands more across the country.

Brazil measles outbreak: Child vaccination campaign under way

Latin America

Brazil's ex-president Lula widely popular despite imprisonment

The former president, jailed for corruption, has been part of Brazil's political scene for 40 years and many of his supporters believe he is responsible for raising millions out of poverty.

Brazil's ex-president Lula widely popular despite imprisonment

Argentina

Argentina: Ex-president summoned to testify in corruption scandal

Former Argentina President Cristina Kirchner has been summoned for questioning in a corruption scandal that Argentines are likening to Brazil's massive "Car Wash" investigation.

Argentina: Ex-president summoned to testify in corruption scandal

Latin America

Massive blackout leaves Venezuela in the dark

Power outage left 80 percent of the capital Caracas and some nearby areas without electricity for several hours.

Massive blackout leaves Venezuela in the dark

Latin America

Brazil: Many alarmed over boost to pesticide use in agriculture

Families slam commission recommendation on easing restrictions on deadly pesticides that are contaminating the environment and causing sky-high cancer rates and other health crises.

Brazil: Many alarmed over boost to pesticide use in agriculture

Latin America

Brazil's vision to export technological innovations to the world

As the world becomes less homogeneous and less Western, the BRICS countries are seeking to strengthen their alliance and Brazil believes it can contribute its talents in technology and innovation.

Brazil's vision to export technological innovations to the world