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Why Brazil's 'new middle class' is frustrated with President Rousseff

Sep 09, 2014

Why Brazil's 'new middle class' is frustrated with President Rousseff

a faltering economy and mounting frustration over poor public services are dimming the outlook for Brazil's "new middle class." #Economy #Brazil #ConnectTheDots #BRICs #Dilma Rousseff #South America #public services #Brazil protests
Seals may have introduced tuberculosis to South America Study

Aug 21, 2014

Seals may have introduced tuberculosis to South America Study

According to co-investigator Johannes Krause from University of Tubingen in Germany, The connection to seals and sea lions is important to explain how a mammalian-adapted pathogen that evolved in Africa around 6,000 years ago could have reached Peru 5,000 years later #Africa #Peru #Study #South America #research #Tuberculosis #bizarre #seals #sea lions
China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

Jul 17, 2014

China's President Xi proposes rail network across South America

China's President Xi Jinping has offered to build a railway network across South America, considered the backyard of the US. #World #China #BRICs #TheySaidIt #Beijing #South America #Xi Jinping #Railway #Chinese president #rail network
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Jul 16, 2014

Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

The gathering follows a BRICS-only summit in the northeastern seaside city of Fortaleza #Politics #World #India #China #Narendra Modi #Brazil #NewsTracker #BRICs #Latin America #South America

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Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Sep 11, 2014

Armchair Traveler: Transformative Travel, 4 Ways

Follow a photographer to Mexico and Hunter S. Thompson to South America, then head to Brazil for culture and the Galápagos for nature in this survey of four recent books... #South America #Hunter S. Thompson #Mexico #Galapagos Islands #Brazil #Latin America
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Sep 11, 2014

A Nuclear Bolivia? Why Not?

Bolivia recently declared its intention to develop nuclear energy, part of a new concerted effort to expand nuclear energy throughout the developing world being led, not by America, but by the BRICS coalition of nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China... #China #India #Bolivia
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Sep 11, 2014

Ex-Colombia president stripped of US visa makes comeback as promoter of South America unity

A former Colombian president stripped of his U.S. visa two decades ago for taking payments from the nation's biggest drug cartel is making a political comeback... #South America #Colombia