BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- An Arab Spring like contagion of discontent and protest currently sweeping through Venezuela is worrying leaders in Argentina and Brazil for its potential spillover, analysts say.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- FIFA leaders blew hot and cold as they sought assurances from Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff that unfinished venues for the World Cup would be ready before the opening June 12.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Nelson Mandela showed the power of "taking risks on behalf of our ideals," U.S. President Obama said at a memorial service Tuesday for the anti-apartheid hero.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Brazil's readiness for next June's opening of FIFA World Cup tournament came under renewed scrutiny after senior officials from the international federation admitted delays at major sport venues.
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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