Brazil’s real rose to a five-month high as President Dilma Rousseff’s decline in another poll added to speculation that she will struggle to win re-election after consecutive years of stalling economic growth.
Brazil’s stocks, bonds and the currency rallied as a drop in President Dilma Rousseff’s approval rating fueled speculation she may struggle to win re- election after back-to-back years of sputtering growth.
A Brazilian athlete paralyzed from the neck down while training for last month’s Sochi Olympics is getting English lessons through the organizers of the 2016 Rio Olympics to help her communicate with U.S. doctors taking care of her.
Carlyle Group LP’s partners are reaching into their wallets to bail out one of the private- equity firm’s first investments in Brazil, seeking to protect its growing business in South America’s biggest economy.
Sitting in his freshly painted living room as his son plays nearby, Joao Pedro de Souza recounts a peak moment in his life. Last year his family left a shanty in the vast slums of Sao Paulo and moved into this new two-bedroom apartment, with a full kitchen and bathroom.