Two-hundred and sixty runners ran from São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro in the world's longest relay race, which is sponsoring the donation of shoes to a low-income neighborhood.
Dilma Rousseff won 56 percent of the vote in a Brazil election runoff after running on a campaign promising continuity with incumbent President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva's policies.
Dilma Rousseff, the handpicked successor of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, headed into today's Brazil election poised to beat centrist challenger, Jose Serra, according to polls.
The documentary 'Waste Land' takes us through Rio's largest landfill and into the lives of garbage pickers as a Brazilian expat seeks to raise their spirits through art.
Male orangutan Tuan examines a carved pumpkin at the animal park Hagenbeck in Hamburg, northern Germany. Two days ahead of Halloween the eight orangutans in the park received pumpkins from their keepers.
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera embraces rescued miner Luis Urzua, right, during a ceremony in La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago, Chile, to honor the 33 miners who were trapped for over two months at the San Jose mine on Monday.
Draco, a golden retriever puppy, enjoys a ride on the shoulder of owner Cyrus Scribner of Middlesex, Vt., as he walks down the street in Montpelier, Vt., on Thursday.
New US News & World Report’s World's Best Universities rankings place three Brazilian schools among the top 10 Latin American institutions, but the country shouldn't celebrate just yet.
American journalist Larry Rohter analyzes the dramatic transformation of Brazil over the course of the past four decades.