- Analysts: Court ruling fuels bid to impeach Brazil president Updated: Oct-08-15 5:39 pm
SAO PAULO - President Dilma Rousseff's ability to govern Brazil has been dealt a serious blow by a federal audit court ruling that her government violated accounting practices and financial laws last year, a decision that could fuel efforts to impeach her, analysts said Thursday.
- Latin America rolls out red carpet for once-scorned IMF Updated: Oct-08-15 5:17 pm
LIMA, Peru - The last time the IMF held its annual meetings in Latin America, Ernesto "Che" Guevara was trying to spread Cuba's revolution throughout the hemisphere and much of the region was under the thumb of repressive dictatorships.
- Ex-president to be questioned in Brazil corruption probe Updated: Oct-02-15 7:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - A Supreme Court judge ruled Friday that Brazil's federal police may question former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as a witness in their investigation of a kickback scandal that has engulfed the state-owned oil company Petrobras.
- Rio Olympic, Paralympic ceremonies to be low-budget Updated: Sep-22-15 5:50 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The opening and closing ceremonies for Rio Olympics and Paralympics will be low-budget productions compared to three years ago in London, or in Beijing in 2008.
- 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.