- A year away, Olympic organizers counting on sun and samba Updated: Jul-28-15 5:32 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro conjures clear images of sun, samba and soccer. Organizers of the Olympics that start a year from now hope that's what people remember after the games - not images of polluted water, inefficient transportation and incomplete venues.
- Analyst: probe could taint image of Brazil's ex- president Updated: Jul-17-15 5:23 pm
SAO PAULO - An investigation into allegations of influence peddling by Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva could taint his image and weaken the ruling Workers' Party, analysts said Friday.
- Brazil leader's ally may field own presidential candidate Updated: Jul-15-15 6:28 pm
SAO PAULO - The main party in the governing coalition led by President Dilma Rousseff's left-wing Workers' Party said Wednesday that it's planning to field its own candidate in Brazil's 2018 presidential election.