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Brazil to use Military forces to fight Amazon fires

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro ordered military means to fight the massive fires in the Amazon rainforest region on Friday, Xinhua...

Land-locked Bolivia gains sea rights…to Atlantic Ocean

LA PAZ -- Land-locked Bolivia has access to the sea - the Atlantic Ocean. As of Oct 30, the land-locked South American country now...

Ex-Brazilian president Lula sentenced for corruption

Rio de Janeiro  - Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted on Wednesday and sentenced to nine years and six months in...

Brazil declares Zika state of emergency over

Brasilia - Brazil has declared an end to the state of emergency imposed 18 months ago over the Zika virus epidemic and the surge...

Brazil’s ex-president Lula declares innocence in corruption probe

Rio de Janeiro - Brazil's former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said his accusers "had nothing" Thursday after testifying in court in a...

Top Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe killed in plane crash

Rio de Janeiro - Brazilian Supreme Court judge Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing the court's investigation into a wide-ranging corruption scandal, was killed Thursday...

Brazil police: wife, lover plotted murder of Greek ambassador

Rio de Janeiro - The wife of Greece's ambassador to Brazil and her presumed lover were arrested Friday for murdering the diplomat in what...

Rousseff and Lula – the last stand of Brazil’s embattled politicians?

The Social Democrat simply referred to by his initials FHC had once been president, before the Workers Party took power back in 2003. Now,...

Indian PM Modi congratulates Brazilian President on re-election

NEW DELHI, Oct 27 -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (pic) on her re-election, Press Trust of India (PTI) reported. "Congratulations...

Brazil’s presidential candidate Campos killed in plane crash

  SAO PAULO, Aug 14 - Eduardo Campos, candidate for the Brazilian presidency, died on Wednesday morning in a plane crash in Santos, in the southeastern Brazilian...