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

Oct 01, 2014

Study: Monarch butterflies evolved in N. America

NEW YORK — Monarch butterflies are famous for migrating from the U.S. and Canada to Mexico for the winter. Now a surprising study suggests the species itself also started out in North America some 2 million years ago. Researcher Marcus Kronforst of t... #Canada #Europe #North America #Australia #University of Chicago #Central America
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Sep 29, 2014

Pictured: The striking people of Bolivia's indigenous Aymara nation who stay up and smoke until dawn to ward off evil spirits

These spectacular photos show the people of the indigenous Aymara nation, who live in the vast, remote plains of South America's Altiplano plateau... #South America #Bolivia
Modi to meet Latin America heads of state as BRICS talks expand

Oct 01, 2014

FIFA Adds the 2016 Centennial Copa America to Calendar

It’s been almost 100 years since the first Copa America, and the 2016 Centennial Copa America will be its 44th tournament. The tournament mainly takes place between the CONMEBOL teams and was originally a battle to determine the champion of South Ame... #South America #FIFA #Luis Suarez #Uruguay