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Just this once, I wish I could write with pictures instead of words. That would make it easier to explain why the Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer, who died Wednesday at 104, was one of my heroes. Not for his politics, of course — he was, to the...
La PlazaJoining a widening trend across Latin America, Chile and Paraguay are poised to recognize a Palestinian state based on borders before the 1967 Middle East War, reports in Israel and Latin America said. In recent weeks, several countries in the region have...
ReutersBy Alonso Soto BRASILIA, May 10 (Reuters) - Brazil campaigned hard to get the top job at the World Trade Organization this week but behind closed doors even it acknowledges that the WTO's main mission - pushing forward in global trade talks - looks for...
Reuters* Rousseff expands Cabinet to 39 members to widen coalition * Social expenditure rose sharply at expense of investment * Economists say tax burden too high at 36 pct of GDP By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA, May 9 (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff added a...
ReutersBRASILIA, May 9 (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro got strong backing from regional heavyweight Brazil on Thursday on a tour of South American allies to cement his legitimacy as political heir to the late Hugo Chavez. The clear endorsement...
Reuters* Still must formally renounce before U.S. officials * Says happy to be in "society I belong to" * Foreign Minister says Alan Gross case has "no relation" By Jeff Franks HAVANA, May 6 (Reuters) - A Cuban agent who served 13 years behind bars in the...
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Oscar Niemeyer, the architect whose soaring buildings form the heart of Brasilia, the instant modernist capital built in the wilds of Brazil in the late 1950s, has died. He was 104. Niemeyer, who had outlived his contemporaries to become the world's...
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says four Marines were demoted and severely punished for allegedly pushing a prostitute out of a car in Brasilia late last year after a dispute over payment. The incident is similar, but...
WASHINGTON (AP) — There was no risk to President Barack Obama as a result of a prostitution scandal at a Colombia hotel that involved a dozen Secret Service officers, Homeland Security Janet Napolitano told a Senate panel Wednesday. Napolitano, who...
KIAHIt seems like our secret service is having some trouble staying secret lately. You've heard of President Obama's body guard’s scandal in Colombia, and now, second time's the charm! But this round we're talking about a more serious incident. In...
BRASILIA, Brazil — It was just like old times in the gold medal match of the beach volleyball Brasilia Open. Newport Harbor High alumna Misty May-Treanor has reunited with her old partner, Kerri Walsh. They came close to winning yet another...
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