The focus now shifts to a meeting of state House leaders this weekend. Top of the agenda: Should the legislature start impeachment proceedings against the governor?
The worst drought in 50 years, combined with a drop in soybean prices and unpopular tax policies, imperils a traditional beef exporter.
Derogatory political statements and attacks on synagogues have increased since Israel's January war in Gaza.
Brazil's largest trading partner is no longer the US – it's China. Beijing is investing billions of dollars and filling a vacuum left by the United States.
President Hugo Chávez, an avowed socialist and critic of the United States, has emerged in the unlikely role as the leading champion of democracy for Honduras.