Topic: Rio de Janeiro
Entering the ranks of global leadership, Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff becomes the 18th woman head of state currently in power when she takes office in January.
11/13/2010 03:00 pm
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.
11/05/2010 05:20 pm
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.
11/01/2010 12:09 pm
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.
10/31/2010 10:25 am
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.
10/29/2010 08:37 pm
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Water funds in South America and New York pay those who live upstream to keep the water pure for their downstream neighbors.
10/04/2010 11:05 am
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/30
Global News Blog World university rankings: Brazil schools dominate Latin America, but no 'Harvards'
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.
09/24/2010 09:31 am