BRAZIL ELECTIONS 2014

Silva calls for “political renovation” in her first speech as presidential candidate

The Brazilian environmental activist is promising to follow through on Eduardo Campos’ program

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Brazil electoral campaigns open as voters wait for Marina Silva’s nomination

Deputy Beto Albuquerque will be the Brazilian Social Party nominee for vice president

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Brazilian housing bubble begins to deflate

Rise in home prices in 16 cities slips for the sixth consecutive month

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Brazilian homeless protestors threaten to shut down World Cup

Marchers have caused traffic chaos in São Paulo for three consecutive days 30 percent of city’s residents live in inadequate housing

The death of another worker tarnishes President Rousseff’s visit to stadium

A day that was carefully planned to boost public opinion turned into a complete shock

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Brazil passes far-reaching internet law

Bill to be signed by Rousseff establishes rules for providers and guarantees for users

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Petrobras struggles to regain investors’ confidence

Putting fuel prices in Brazil in line with global market rates is a political dilemma for Rousseff

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Brazil plays with fire as World Cup deadline looms

Cost overruns and strikes prompt many to ask whether country was ready to host tournament

LATIN AMERICA

Dilma Rousseff’s worst nightmare

The Brazilian president is striving to win re-election in the first round in October "A runoff gives a chance for reflection, which would be risky," says one expert

A housing bubble, Brazilian style

Home prices in Brazil have surged up by 200 percent since 2008 while access to credit remains stable. The opposite of what happened in the United States and Europe