By Dorkys Ramos | 12/01/2009 - 12:08
Last week, President Obama sent a three-page letter to Brazilian leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva restating America’s stance on Iran’s nuclear program a day before Brazil hosted Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Though the letter didn’t criticize the visit, Obama requested that da Silva use this opportunity to encourage Iran to develop nuclear energy for peaceful purposes.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/02/2009 - 13:30
It was a close battle between Madrid and Rio de Janeiro as the final vote neared, but the International Olympic Committee announced today that Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 09/29/2009 - 12:39
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is going up against President Obama in an effort to convince the International Olympic Committee to see things his way. Both leaders will be in Copenhagen, Denmark this Friday in an effort to convince the committee that their respective cities—Rio for Lula, and Chicago for Obama—would serve as the best host of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Other cities in the running include Madrid and Tokyo.
By Mariela Rosario | 12/18/2008 - 09:56
And we can't lie, so do we! According to Reuters, at a meeting of Latin American political leaders held this week in Brazil, the jokes (not the shoes) were flying.