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Stories with organization: Brazil government
  • Brazil's economy plunging; no relief in sight 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 12:02 am

    RIO DE JANEIRO - A currency hitting historic lows. Unemployment at a five-year peak. Consumer spending in the dumps, and a grinding political crisis that's frozen leaders' ability to push through Congress measures to jumpstart a moribund economy.

  • Israeli envoy's appointment in danger over settlement ties 
    Updated: Sep-22-15 12:53 pm

    JERUSALEM - In a landmark test case for Israel, the appointment of its next ambassador to Brazil is suddenly in trouble due to his ties to the West Bank settlement movement.