Rio's Jews 'Fleeing Carnival'Many Jewish families find the carnival's immodesty problematic and prefer to stay away for the duration.
Brazil 'Concerned' Over Israel's Threats on IranBrazil's Foreign Minister meets President Peres, says his country is concerned over Israel’s threats to attack Iran’s nuclear facilities.
Chinese Premier Completes Visit To Latin AmericaWen Jiabao hopes to improve China's trade with Latin America but his hosts are leery of opening their domestic market to Chinese competition
Brazilian Leaders Protest Ahmadinejad's VisitBrazil’s Jewish communities are voicing opposition to the upcoming visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
New Siddur a 'Ner Tamid' for Brazil's JewsA new daily siddur (prayer book) has just been published for Brazil's Jews by the Shavei Israel organization.
Argentine President Has Thyroid CancerArgentine President Cristina Fernandez, 58, has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer. She will undergo surgery January 4 to remove the tumor.
Rousseff Continues Iran TrystBrazilian president Dilma Rousseff has bucked international opinion to continue her nation's lucrative trade relationship with Iran.
El Al Complains Over Alliance 'Cartels'In light of its canceling a direct route from Tel Aviv to Sao Paolo, Brazil, El Al has complained of price-fixing on the part of foreign car
Brazil Upgrades NavyA first class economic power should treat itself to first class military capabilities. So goes the thinking in Brazil.
Brazil A Terror ResortAt least 20 terrorists affiliated with Al Qaeda, Hizbullah, and Hamas have been raising funds, recruiting and planning attacks from Brazil.
The President as Arms PeddlerBarack Obama's attempt to push American military hardware in Brazil demonstrate the changed power equation
Abbas to Open Brazil EmbassyThe next step in Brazil’s recognition of a Palestinian state will come this Friday as PA President Abbas lays cornerstone for embassy in Brazil.
Brazil Recants on Iran Nuke DealAfter another round of UN sanctions on Tehran, Brazil has decided to tone down its cooperation with Iran on its nuclear program
Controversial Visit from BrazilBrazil's President Lula makes a historic trip to Israel. Controversy ensues as Lula opposes Iran sanctions, refuses to honor Herzl.