Ahead of World Cup, inequities ignite ire in Brazil

Oct 20, 2013

Ahead of World Cup, inequities ignite ire in Brazil

by Dom Phillips

The night of June 30 was one of intense drama in Rio de Janeiro. Inside the newly refurbished Maracana stadium, still slick with plaster dust, a gladiatorial atmosphere turned to celebration as Neymar scored Brazil’s second goal in a 3-0 victory over Spain in ...

Brazil's Rousseff cancels Japan visit

Jun 22, 2013

Brazil's Rousseff cancels Japan visit

by Reiji Yoshida

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will postpone her planned visit to Japan due to the mass protests breaking out in dozens of cities around her nation, officials in Tokyo said Friday. Rousseff’s trip was scheduled to run from next Wednesday to Friday and included talks ...