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How the Anti-Zika Effort Perpetuates Sexism in Brazil and Latin America

In a New York Times article, foreign correspondent Azam Ahmed challenged his readers, asking, ...

Mercosur Summit Ignores Venezuela/Colombia Conflict and Is Hailed as Big Success

South America’s economic block Mercosur concluded Tuesday in Argentina one of its most successful ...

For Brazil, Venezuela/Colombia Conflict Breaks Image of Peaceful South America

Marco Aurélio Garcia, Brazil’s foreign affairs advisor, said that the breaking of relations between ...

Keep the US Out of This. Let South America Deal With Colombia-Venezuela Dispute

In March I wrote about the Obama administration’s contribution to the election campaign under ...

Brazil Ready to Help in Colombia-Venezuela Clash, But US Needs to be More Open

On Friday, October 30, U.S. and Colombian officials signed the controversial Defense Cooperation Agreement ...

Brazil’s Offer to Mediate in Venezuela-Colombia Conflict Vetoed by Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez rejected on Friday a Brazilian proposal for a joint border ...

For Brazil, Chavez’s Preparations for War Are Pure Rhetoric

Venezuela and Colombia differences won't reach extreme situations and both neighbors will end up ...

Obama Hasn’t Kept Promises on Latin America, Says Brazil’s Lula

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, the president of Brazil, claims that his American counterpart, ...

Obama Considering Brazil Invitation for Summit on US Forces in Colombia

The president of Brazil, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva suggested to his peer American ...