Sudden flooding and mudslides killed at least 400 people in Brazil, and many more are still missing. In Tunisia, President Ben Ali offered concessions to try to quell growing protests that have left at least 23 people dead. Continue reading
Dilma Rousseff won Brazil’s presidential runoff on Sunday, making her the first female president of South America’s largest and most populous country. She campaigned on — and now faces the challenges of — improving Brazil’s infrastructure, education and health care. Continue reading
Brazil’s ruling party candidate, Dilma Rousseff, won the most votes in Sunday’s presidential election but not enough to avoid a runoff with second-place contender Jose Serra on Oct. 31. Continue reading
Seu Jorge, one of Brazil’s most prominent musical ambassadors, is trying to challenge the stereotypes people have about his country by telling a new story through music.
In a report from Brazil, Margaret Warner examines how the country is pursuing deepwater oil drilling even as the Gulf of Mexico spill raises new environmental concerns about the risks involved. Continue reading
As Brazil hopes for yet another World Cup victory, the country is undergoing a major economic shift — one that includes bold plans for very deep offshore drilling. Speaking with Jeffrey Brown from Rio de Janeiro, Margaret Warner previews her upcoming reports. Continue reading
Iran discounted Wednesday’s vote by the United Nations Security Council to impose new sanctions targeting the country’s nuclear program and its powerful Revolutionary Guard. Continue reading
Iran plans to ship more than 2,600 pounds of low-enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for uranium fuel rods to use in a research reactor, as part of a fuel swap deal brokered by Brazil and Turkey. Judy Woodruff talks to two nonproliferation experts about the agreement and where it leaves the possibility of sanctions. Continue reading