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Rio's Security Situation Deteriorates Ahead of Olympic Games
With just five weeks to go until the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the security situation in the Brazilian city is deteriorating by the day. A dismembered foot and other human body parts were spotted on the shore of Rio’s famous Copacabana beach near the Olympic beach volleyball venue. The
Brazil's Former President Files Petition at the UN
Lawyers for ex-Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva have filed a petition with the U.N. denouncing what they call a lack of impartiality and abuse of power by the judge investigating the corruption scandal at state-owned oil company Petrobras
Rio Readies for Worst as Terror Threat Hangs Over Olympics
A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media
The Latest: Bolt, "The Main Man" Touches Down in Rio
Usain Bolt has touched down in Rio de Janeiro, ready to fine-tune his preparations for another bid at an Olympic double in the 100- and 200-meter sprints
Colangelo wants Coach K to take over as managing director of USA men's team
Jerry Colangelo wants Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to succeed him as the managing director of the United States men's basketball national team after the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Colangelo said on ESPN Radio's Capital Games podcast Tuesday, in an interview that will air in its entirety next week, that
Brazil Faces Slew of Problems Ahead of Olympics Opening Ceremony
As the opening ceremony to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro fast approaches, Brazil faces a slew of problems that could overshadow the highly-anticipated games. Here are some of the major issues plaguing Brazil less than 100 days before games commence: The Zika 'Health Disaster'
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff Compares Pain of Impeachment to Torture
Brazil's Senate voted today to begin an impeachment trial for the country's first woman president. And the suspended president, Dilma Rousseff , compared the pain of being impeached to the torture she suffered under the country's past military dictatorship. "It's the most brutal of things that can
Brazil's Senate Impeaches President Dilma Rousseff
The vote comes amid the country's worst economic crisis since the 1930's and with just three months before the world flocks to Brazil for the Olympics.
Brazil Senate impeaches President Dilma Rousseff
BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazil's Senate voted Thursday to impeach President Dilma Rousseff after a months-long fight that laid raw the country's fury over corruption and economic decay, hurling Latin America's largest country into political turmoil just months before it hosts the Summer Olympics.