Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff is gaining ground over center-right challenger Aecio Neves.
Two new polls showed incumbent Dilma Rousseff fractionally ahead of rival Aecio Neves in a race that is still too close to call.
Emir Baigazin from Kazakhstan has been chosen as a jury at the Sao Paulo International Film Festival.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff fell ill at the end of a tense and at times bitter televised debate Thursday with challenger Aecio Neves.
Brazil beef exports jumped seven percent this year so far, in part due to rising Russian demand as Moscow turned away from US and European sources.
Brazil President Dilma Rousseff narrowly trailed challenger Aecio Neves in latest opinion polls ahead of their October 26 election showdown.
The International Monetary Fund slashed its 2014 economic growth forecast for Brazil by a full percentage point, blaming weak investment and a consumer funk.
Dilma Rousseff is a former leftist guerrilla once imprisoned and tortured by the country's military regime who is now fighting a different battle.
Brazil's elections inspired 346 million comments, conversations and other exchanges on Facebook, going on record.
Brazilians re-elected a clown named Tiririca (Grumpy) to Congress with one million votes, the second-highest number of any candidate.
Brazilian President is set to face Social Democrat Aecio Neves in a run-off election, leaving popular environmentalist Marina Silva out of the race.
Brazil's presidential elections are likely to be the closest in a generation, but polls suggest leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff will secure a second term after a run-off.
Thousand mosquitos immunized against dengue fever have been released in Brazil as part of an innovative attempt to curb the spread of the tropical sickness.
An armed man took an employee hostage at a hotel in the Brazilian capital Monday and forced him to don a vest apparently stuffed with explosives.
President Dilma Rousseff has ramped up her offensive as Brazil's election campaign enters the final stretch, with a decisive first-round win in her sights.
Brazil's electorate is split a week ahead of presidential elections, with polls showing Dilma Rousseff locked in a dead heat with main rival Marina Silva
Crowd-pleasers Metallica and Taylor Swift will headline the US debut of Rock in Rio as the Brazilian festival pursues an ambitious expansion.
A fiery plane crash that claimed the life of a popular politician has provided Brazil's presidential campaign with a dramatic plot twist worthy of a telenovela.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva rallied behind successor Dilma Rousseff as she battles to stay in power at next month's election.
Brazil President visited a Rio slum as latest polls showed her gaining ground against ecologist rival Marina Silva ahead ofpresidential elections.