Un experto explica como será operada la presidenta de Argentina de cáncer de tiroides.
Argentina's president will undergo surgery next week after doctors diagnosed her with thyroid cancer, a spokesman said Tuesday.
CNN's Brian Byrnes reports on Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner being sworn in for a second term.
The cancerous tumor affecting the larynx of former President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva of Brazil has shrunk in size by about 75% after treatment with chemotherapy -- a greater reduction than had been expected, his medical team said Monday, according to the state-run Agencia Brasil.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, who remains a popular figure in his country, vowed in a video posted on YouTube to beat his recently diagnosed throat cancer.
Caught up in questions raised by a newspaper investigation into the sudden swelling of his wealth, Brazil's Cabinet chief resigned Tuesday, a hit against President Dilma Rousseff.
"We're thinking of pulling out of Brazil," the CEO of a large American corporation told me a week ago. The company has been operating there for a few years, doing several million dollars of business. The problem? A series of court judgments so inexplicable, and so crushingly expensive, that the CEO doubts his ability to manage the business. He doesn't see how the rulings can be honest -- even former President Luiz Lula da Silva called Brazil's judiciary a "black box" that's "untouchable" -- and if the system doesn't work, this CEO is bailing out.
Former Brazilian Vice President Jose Alencar died Tuesday after a long battle with cancer, officials said. He was 79.
Federal prosecutors in Brazil have filed suit against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and a former Cabinet minister, charging them with misusing public funds to send more than 10 million letters to retirees telling them about low-interest payroll loans from Banco BMG, according to the state-run Agencia Brasil.
Dilma Rousseff was sworn in as Brazil's president in front of cheering supporters.
She is coming to power holding the hand of a powerful man. Replacing Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva as president of Brazil on January 1 is 63-year-old Dilma Rousseff, the first woman to govern this South American country of more than 200 million people.
CNN's Tim Lister reports on an upsurge of street violence in Rio de Janeiro.
Authorities sent in the military to help authorities quell violence that continued Friday in the slums of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, with criminal gangs torching at least two more buses and five cars before dawn, state media reported.
Dangling above the South Atlantic, construction workers brave wind and waves to erect a vast 10-berth port terminal off the Brazilian coast.
Eike Batista, speaks to CNN's Shasta Darlington on investing, economic opportunity in his country and his superstitions.
As CNN's Shasta Darlington reports, the candidate supported by the current president faces a former big-city mayor.
Brazil's ruling party candidate Dilma Rousseff garnered the most votes in Sunday's presidential election but fell short of the majority she needed to avoid a runoff.
Brazil's general election Sunday spans across all levels of government, from the presidency to local offices. But the spotlight will be on the presidential race, with a former Marxist guerrilla positioned to become Brazil's first female president.
Brazil's president has offered asylum to an Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning, state-run media reported Saturday.
With a few quick strokes of a pen this week, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signed into law a widely debated measure that aims to end hundreds of years of racial disparity.
Brazil's official football federation, CBF, fired its national team's coach and his technical commission just hours after the arrival of the team's flight at the Rio de Janeiro Airport on Sunday.
Federal aid is flowing to rain-ravaged areas of northeastern Brazil and the number of missing has diminished to less than 140, but more than 150,000 people remained homeless or displaced Friday, the government said.
CNN's Rafael Romo reports from northeastern Brazil where residents are trying to rebuild after severe floods.
In response to severe flooding in northeastern Brazil that has left 46 people dead, the government on Thursday announced the release of 500 million reais (U.S. $277 million) to help victims, national civil defense officials said.
Officials fear the death toll from floods in northeastern Brazil could rise. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
Brazilian President Inacio Lula da Silva said Monday the government will do everything possible to help victims of flooding and mudslides that have killed at least 229 people and left thousands homeless.
The worst floods in decades leave dozens dead in and around Rio de Janeiro. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
The death toll from flooding and mudslides in Brazil continued to climb Thursday, with official reports of at least 181 fatalities.
Zilda Arns Neumann, a Brazilian doctor and care worker dedicated to helping the people of Haiti, was among those who died in Tuesday's devastating earthquake. She was 75.
The death toll rose to 75 Sunday on Brazil's southeast coast after three days of torrential rains unleashed a series of deadly mudslides, an emergency official said.
CNN's Natalie Allen reports on dramatic attempts to find survivors of Brazil's deadly mudslides.
The death toll on Brazil's southeast coast rose to 60 on Saturday as rescuers combed through mounds of debris after three days of pounding rain unleashed deadly mudslides, state officials said.
A stationary front continued for a third day Friday to pound Brazil's southeast coast with rain, turning Rio de Janeiro's picturesque hills into nightmarish scenes and raising the death toll to 45, state officials said.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Brazilian counterpart Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva signed a series of agreements Monday after the controversial Iranian leader arrived at the first of three Latin American nations he will visit this week.
Thousands of people celebrated Friday on crowded Copacabana beach as the announcement that Brazil had been chosen as the 2016 Olympics host played live over huge screens erected above the sand.
Exuberant Rio de Janeiro is the first South American city to host Olympic Games. CNN's Shasta Darlington reports.
The 63-year-old bearded fireplug of a man erupted in tears, pulled a white handkerchief from his back pocket, carefully unfolded it and pressed it into his eyes, pulled it away, pressed it again to his eyes, this time with more force, pulled it away again just long enough to take a sip of water, then rubbed them again.
IOC president announces Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as the winning host city for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Very few cities know how to celebrate better than Rio. The party that will climax at the 2016 Olympic Games got underway in earnest on Friday in Copenhagen, where the IOC chose the Brazilian city to be first from South America to host the Games. As the bid members headed over to the Skt. Petri hotel downtown, where balloons and loud music awaited them, their leadership was still coming to grips with the piece of history they earned. It has been a non-stop push from being considered a long shot to win the bid back when Brazil hosted the Pan-Am Games in 2007.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday.
CNN Deputy Political Director Paul Steinhauser previews President Obama's auto plans and trip abroad.
Five days before world leaders meet in England for the G-20 Summit, Vice President Joe Biden is attending a two-day conference in Chile that includes seven Latin American and European heads of state.
President Lula of Brazil discusses improving U.S. relations with both Cuba and Venezuela.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says emerging industrialized nations like Brazil, China and India should have a greater say in world affairs.
It was not a week for celebration for President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva of Brazil, even though on March 14 he did become the first Latin American leader to be received by President Obama in the White House. First there was the embarassment reported by the New York Times of the Americans changing the date of the White House meeting, allegedly because of the St. Patrick's Day holiday, and then there was that slight misspelling of President da Silva's name in the White House press release. And to top it all off, Wall Street suddenly turned bearish on his country.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva defended his country's decision to free an Italian fugitive condemned to life in prison for murders he denies committing in the 1970s while a member of an extremist left-wing group.
The death toll in flood-ravaged southern Brazil has reached 116 and the first cases of a water-borne, potentially fatal disease are being investigated, the nation's Civil Defense agency reported.
The death toll from historic floods in southern Brazil continued to creep upward Monday, with 112 reported dead, the state news agency said.
Search and rescue officials found nine bodies Saturday, bringing the death toll from flooding in southern Brazil to 109, the state news agency said.
The death toll from flooding in southern Brazil on Thursday climbed to 97, the state news agency said.
The death toll from flooding in southern Brazil continued to climb Wednesday, with officials reporting at least 86 dead, the state news agency said.
Supporters of the popular president do well in local elections, but not as well as expected
A government-controlled firm is forging ahead with plans to resume expansion of Brazil's nuclear power program.
They may be perennial World Cup favorites, but the fact that Brazil's national soccer team is dominated by players based in Europe has created an identity crisis for the country's fans
The merits of increasing biofuel production in the middle of a crisis over skyrocketing food prices is being hotly debated at a United Nations summit, but the top U.S. delegate says consensus on the issue is possible.
As food prices soar, the world is looking askance at biofuels. Brazil's President Lula wants to change that
Food prices are soaring sending political shockwaves around the world but the reasons behind the looming crisis are numerous and complicated.
The demands of the global food and energy market may literally be eating away at the world's largest single natural absorber of carbon dioxide
Brazil's Supreme Court has agreed to rule on corruption charges against former Cabinet members in a bribes-for-votes scandal that severely damaged the reputation of the president's party.
Brazil's Supreme Court voted Friday to put on trial the first of 40 people accused of operating an illegal fundraising scheme by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's ruling party and allies in Congress.
Brazil blame game
An initial probe of a Brazilian plane crash that killed nearly 200 people suggests the airliner's pilot tried to abort a landing, an official said Wednesday.
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Healing the wounds and conflicts at the World Bank will be a difficult task in the aftermath of an ethics scandal, Robert Zoellick, the bank's likely next president, said on Monday.
Da Silva announced a new program Monday to sharply decrease unwanted pregnancies in Latin America's largest nation by subsidizing birth control pills
New video on Iranian government-run TV networks Sunday showed two of the 15 British detainees being held in Iran.
President Bush and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday discussed global warming, ethanol and trade, as well as poverty, hunger, disease and peace in the Middle East, the leaders said.
Hundreds of Iranian students crowded outside the British Embassy in Tehran on Sunday, setting off firecrackers and hurling projectiles toward the compound, an embassy spokesman said.
Rio de Janeiro's new government said it was meeting Tuesday with Brazil's top security official to discuss its request for federal troops to combat a wave of gang violence that President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has called "terrorism."
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Flight recorders from a Brazilian corporate jet confirm reports of a mid-air collision with a larger airliner that crashed Friday in the Amazon jungle, killing all 155 aboard, authorities said.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fell short of outright re-election but will head into an October 29 runoff leading his closest rival.
The presidents of four South American nations on Thursday presented a unified front committed to energy cooperation after an unscheduled summit prompted when Bolivian President Evo Morales moved earlier this week to nationalize his country's natural gas industry.
Bono has met with President Nestor Kirchner, saying he admired U2's fervent fans and was glad that Argentina is as passionate about music as it is about soccer.
Barry and Robin Gibb, two-thirds of the Bee Gees, reunited on stage for a Miami charity concert, their first performance since the death of brother Maurice three years ago.
In Bolivia a few days ago, they were celebrating the inauguration of Evo Morales, the country's first Indian president.
President Bush acknowledged Monday that it would be difficult to push any U.S.-Panama trade deal through Congress, but said getting one completed remains a top priority for his administration.
Brazil is a serious contender for a possible spot on an expanded U.N. Security Council, due to its size and its non-nuclear status, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Tuesday.
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