2014 World Cup: South Africa’s Lessons for Brazil

Writing for BBC Africa, correspondent Andrew Harding shares some of the lessons learned from the 2010 World Cup held in South...

Uruguay: Congress Passes Abortion Bill By Slim Margin

The BBC and The Associated Press are reporting that after a vote by Congress late Tuesday night, Uruguay is well on its...

Christiane Taubira: France’s Justice Minister Subjected to Racist Slurs

Writing for The Root, Breanna Edwards writes that France's Justice Minister Christiane Taubira has been subjected to a slew of racist...

Brazil's Stake in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Election

OPINION by Ian Walcott When President Dilma Rousseff took office in January 2011, she made history on a number of fronts. This elevated her...

Brazil: 31 Student Arrests in Protests Over Rio Bus Fares

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that protests over the increase in bus fares in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

Brazilian Rapper 'MC Daleste' Shot and Killed While Performing

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Brazilian rapper Daniel 'MC Daleste' Pellegrine, was shot and killed while performing on stage this...

Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez Dies at 87

The world is mourning the loss of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, who died of pneumonia at age 87. Márquez rose...

Venezuela and Guyana at Odds Over Territory

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Venezuela has begun to cut ties with Guyana over a dispute over maritime territory. Venezuela is...

US Refuses to Recognize Venezuelan President-Elect Nicolas Maduro

The BBC is reporting that the United States government has not accepted the victory of Nicolas Maduro over opponent Henrique Capriles...

Brazil: Reggae Music Honored at Florianopolis Carnival

Cecilia Campbell-Livingston is reporting that Reggae music has gone carnival in Brazil. Singers Bunny Wailer and Andrew Tosh, music industry veteran...

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