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By Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is fighting for political survival less than a year after being re-elected. S everal reasons have been pointed exhaustively to explain how things got so bad in such a short period of time: chief among them ...Reuters India, 3 weeks ago
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In an environment of international soccer scandal and domestic frustration, Chile will kick off its run as host of the Copa América today when it takes on Ecuador in the first match of the three-week tournament. Chilean President Michele Bachelet ...Americas Quarterly, 1 month ago
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An EU summit with the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States is intended to revitalize trade. Though few real results are expected, the political gesture is important. Barbara Wesel reports from Brussels. After ...Deutsche Welle, 1 month ago
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