Justin Bieber's antics in Brazil during his Latin American concert tour have provided great tabloid fodder, but left at least one 18-year-old enamored with Brazil fuming that Justin Bieber is squandering his Brazil trip.
Brazil is the world’s top exporter of soy and poultry, much of it headed to China to feed its growing middle class. But some say Brazil is ignoring hunger at home.
Brazil may have wanted Venezuela in the South American trade bloc to protect its companies. But will it work?
Demonstrations in Latin America show just how far societies have come, and how much further they must go to meet the expectations that come with rising incomes. A healthy, middle-class society requires reliable, quality public services – not just income growth.
The dollar is the world's reserve currency because the U.S. has the world's biggest economy, yes, but also because investors need not worry about political risk. But with the deadline to raise the debt-limit fast approaching and no compromise in sight, is the U.S. losing its reputation as a safe investment?