Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will have support in Congress to raise taxes on mining companies even as she struggles to win backing from her allies on other key measures, said Antonio Anastasia, governor of Minas Gerais state.
Senators in both parties questioned the effectiveness of U.S. border-security efforts as lawmakers begin debating a measure to revise immigration laws and create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Alejandro Vega hiked five days through the Arizona desert and then toiled 10 years busing restaurant tables, building roads and cleaning manure out of horse corrals in the U.S. before his deportation in 2009.
The U.S. is unlikely to adopt a more confrontational stance toward Venezuela even as President- elect Nicolas Maduro ratchets up his rhetoric in the wake of his narrow victory, the State Department’s top official for Latin America said.
Mexico needs to change the constitution to open the energy industry to more private investment, a proposal likely to be debated in the second half, according to the top lawmaker on the Senate’s energy committee.