MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Latin America's increasingly ambitious Mercosur regional bloc is aiming to focus on small arms suppliers that are seen behind the continent's endemic and seemingly insurmountable problem of violent crime.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is storing up more political trouble over police action to push through a face-lift of slums and over a giant dam project that defies a growing body of critics.
BRASILIA, Brazil, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Brazilians' anger over corruption in government departments and the legislature spilled into the streets in an ironic twist to a campaign spearheaded by President Dilma Rousseff and increasingly seen to be spinning out of her control.
ASUNCION, Paraguay, June 30 (UPI) -- Latin America's Mercosur trade bloc is impatient for progress on free-trade talks with the European Union to lead to an early agreement, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said.
RIO DE JANEIRO, April 13 (UPI) -- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her 300-strong team sealed a much publicized strategic partnership with China, including deals that secure China's position as the main partner and investor in the Latin American country.
Brazil's national flag flies over Tiananmen Square's north rostrum as Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff visits Beijing on April 12, 2011. Rousseff is on a five-day state visit to China, during which she will push for a series of trade and investment deals. UPI/Stephen Shaver
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