Brazil’s Rousseff faces fading chances to maintain power

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday appeared on the verge of losing office after a congressional vote to impeach her and with seemingly slipping support in the Senate, which would vote on whether to remove the leftist leader amid a national political and economic crisis.

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Rio develops solar resources to meet energy demand

Neighbors in one of Rio de Janeiro’s slums are fighting back against soaring electricity prices with a solar energy project. It was developed by a nonprofit organization with ambitious dreams of providing cheap energy to Rio’s poor communities.

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Most Brazilian football players won’t strike it rich

In Brazil, football-crazy kids light up at the mention of stars such as professional footballer Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior, but those dreams may be too far out of reach. The harsh reality is that the vast majority of Brazil’s professional football players earn salaries […]

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