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Fidel Castro Dead at 90: World Leaders, Public Figures React
Following the announcement by Cuban president Raul Castro late Friday that his brother, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has died at 90, several world leaders expressed their condolences: Vladimir Putin , the Russian president, sent a telegram to Raul Castro. The unusually impassioned communiqué
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Impeached
The Brazilian Senate today voted to impeach embattled President Dilma Rousseff . Sixty-one senators voted in favor of permanently removing Rousseff from office; 20 voted against her impeachment. She had been suspended from office since May. Once praised for “setting a global standard” on fighting
Rio welcomes world with Gisele, sultry music, plea for conservation
RIO DE JANEIRO -- With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of "The Girl From Ipanema," Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a serious message underlying the celebration: Let's take care of
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
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.
A Look at Effort to Impeach Brazil's First Female President That She Calls a Coup
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, a longtime advocate of anti-corruption and the first female ever to lead Brazil, is now just hours away from possibly stepping down as the Senate votes on whether she should face impeachment. Her fate rests in the hands of 81 representatives. If a simple majority