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Brazil uprising: carnival's over, everyone

SAO PAULO — When millions of Brazilians took to the streets last month in nationwide protest against everything from corruption to overpriced bus fares to a despised political class, the demonstrators chanted, “The giant has awoken.” But now, one protester laments, “The giant has gone back to sleep.” Here's why.

Brazil’s brand is battered, but it’s no Turkey

MEXICO CITY — The unrest that shook Brazil as it strained to host one of world soccer’s greatest pageants, the Confederations Cup, drew unwelcomed attention to the Latin American giant at a moment when the legs holding up its rise to global prominence have also gone wobbly.

Brazil President Rousseff's popularity falls to 30 percent

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's popularity rating has plummeted to 30 percent in the wake of massive protests across the country.

On Location Brazil: Why they’re still marching

RIO DE JANEIRO — The Brazilian government is racing to usher in ambitious reforms to address protesters’ complaints. And yet, apparently it isn’t enough. After nearly three weeks of protests, thousands of demonstrators are still swarming the streets.

Brazil’s winter of discontent

BRASILIA — “This is the moment to show that the whole of Brazil is fighting, and that we have a voice. Even my mother told me to go the streets, because she said ‘this cause is true, the time is right.’”
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