Ramping up for the 2016 Rio Games, Brazil is promoting tax incentives that allow companies and individuals to invest a portion of their income taxes in programs connected to Olympic sports.
As Obama meets with businesspeople in Brasilia and plays soccer in the favelas of Rio, he has a chance to bring the reality of "City of God" into the boardroom.
A part of President Obama's visit to Brazil is to be an outing to a favela, a slum neighborhood, in Rio de Janeiro.
Even as Brazil complains about the U.S., which goes over well amongst left constituencies both domestically and abroad, it collaborates with Washington in its intelligence gathering efforts.
I arrived at Brazil's PR firm's fancy upstairs offices where a company rep provided me with a glossy green booklet showcasing Brazil's many economic accomplishments.
A little more than one year after the October 2 decision to award the 2016 Olympic games to Rio, organizers of No Games Chicago will discuss what h...
Mayor Daley's bombshell announcement that he won't seek reelection is the most significant indication yet that the majority party will lose many congressional seats, and that its love affair with Obama may be on the wane.
Who will be the champion of grass roots economic development, social justice, fully funding public education and reversing the trend towards privatizing everything in sight?
It's time for those whose greed propagated the current economic malaise to stop characterizing Brazil as less than and start acknowledging them as being equal.
President Obama has a problem in his White House, and it is not Rahm Emanuel, but rather the overly parochial and partisan instincts that are driving Independent voters into the Republican camp.
While Africa and America are often recognized as the book ends of the African Diaspora, there is an additional link in the Middle Passage that is less publicized, but no less important.
Martin Macias, Jr., a credentialed journalist who works for Vocalo.org, the online and new media outlet for Chicago Public Radio, was turned back from the Canadian border late Saturday night.
Congratulations to Paulo Coelho for speaking out against Tony Blair's potential involvement in planning for Brazil's 2016 Olympics. It's all wrapped up in politics, which forces me to insert real science into the most glaring of oxymorons: political science.
Time then moves ahead, and alas, our sporting President has moved on to bigger issues than pickup ball.
A month after the city was rebuffed in its Olympics bid, the financial hand wringing has returned. The smokescreen Daley spread over the city's economic disasters for the IOC has dissipated.