By Priscilla Rodriguez | 06/20/2013 - 17:00
If you haven't heard about the protests that have been taking place over in Brazil, then we're about to bring you up to speed. Here are 6 things you need to know about the demonstrations going on in Brazil:
1. The protests have been occurring over the past two weeks and these have been some of the biggest protests since the end of Brazil's 1964-1985 dictatorship. The protests were organized mostly by snowballing social media campaigns.
By Kamren Curiel | 01/28/2013 - 14:10
At least 233 people were killed early Sunday morning after a band’s pyrotechnics sparked a rapidly moving fire in an overly packed nightclub with too few exits in southern Brazil.
Major Gerson da Rosa Ferreira, who led rescue efforts for the military police at the Kiss nightclub, told Reuters that the victims died from suffocation or from being trampled on when trying to flee.
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 09/30/2011 - 16:00
Smart. Fierce. Ambitious. Fascinating. Those are traits shared by some of the most powerful Latinas in the U.S. and beyond. These women—whether or not you agree with their politics or like their music—are admirable for the tenacity and brains that have put them atop their fields.
By Amaris Castillo | 08/26/2011 - 10:48
This week, Forbes released its list of the world’s 100 most powerful women, and we were excited to see five Latinas included among them. One thing we noticed immediately from the list is how far Latina women have come in politics – something we should definitely be proud of!
By Erika Ramirez | 01/13/2011 - 15:45
Brazil’s trailblazing female President, Dilma Rousseff, faced the first real test of her presidency as Brazil was hit with deadly flooding and a mudslide that affected several mountain towns near Rio de Janeiro.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 17:00
Brazil’s first female President Dilma Rousseff had a history of fighting for her country long before she ever dreamed of holding the highest political office in the land.
By Fox News Latino | 11/04/2010 - 15:50
When Dilma Rousseff was elected to become the President of Brazil earlier this week, Latin America's most populated and wealthy nation confirmed a powerful regional trend. As Fox New Latino reports, South American countries have been bucking machismo stereotypes and embracing female chiefs of state.