The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced last week that carbon dioxide concentrations at the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii surpassed the milestone 400 parts per million for a sustained period.
by Chloe Schwenke Vice President of Global Programs On May 17, human rights activists and concerned individuals from around the world will once ag...
Like the 2014 World Cup, the 2013 Confederations Cup is based in Brazil and thereby gives FIFA an opportunity to assess the match-readiness of Brazil's stadiums and infrastructure and participating coaches and teams the experience of playing competitive football in Brazil.
Many hope an agreement on the TPP will provide a much-needed boost to a still prostrate global economy, but what is being widely hailed as profound progress in the evolution of trade integration globally is having the opposite effect in Latin America.
Now that Venezuela's larger-than-life Hugo Chávez has vanished from the political landscape, what does the future hold for South America?
By 2050, California & Southwest Could Have 100% Dry Years NASA Says, reports Climate Progress, according to a NASA analysis, which basically lays out ...
Certainly, I am not a city planner, politician or even a Brazilian. Hosting the World Cup in 2014 and Olympics in 2016 is a major responsibility and an excellent opportunity to promote a country's public image. However, the desperation I witnessed is not the most enticing picture to broadcast to the world.
Latin America continues to be one of the fastest growing regions in the world, even though growth slowed down a bit in 2012. However, these blissful external conditions will not last forever.
Given that about 0.02 percent of Brazil's population identifies as Muslim and that the majority of this small group lives in the center of the country, I never would have expected to find other Muslims in Rio. However, after several months of searching I finally found some.
If you can create and prove a social innovation that we need, we will stand behind you with the full weight of government -- clearing regulatory hurdles, building yours and your market's capacity, providing access to data, opening up distribution channels, and becoming your best customer.
South America is home to some of the world's most luxurious hotels. Whether you want to sit beachside in Rio De Janeiro or soak in views of the Andes ...
Brazil's 2-2 draw against Chile on Wednesday was one of the most horrendous displays by the Selecao in recent memory. The fullbacks and defensive midfield were nonexistent, and overall, the team didn't play as a team at all, but rather as a collection of atomized individuals.
Brazilian financial institutions are technically prohibited from financing corporations operating in unstable markets. As a result, Brazilian firms don't receive nearly as much support as their Chinese counterparts. So, who is succeeding in the battle for public relations?
Being a cinema-buff, it is rare for me to think that a theatrical event surpasses the film -- especially a good one.
In places like America, many of us take for granted that we walk around every day with a pocket sized source of limitless information and decision making companion.
So though mega-metropolises like Buenos Aires, Hong Kong, or Los Angeles might intimidate you, fear not. You can always retreat to these intimate boutiques for some quiet time amidst the bustle of the big city.