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Anthony Boadle

Anthony Boadle

    Former Brazil President Lula da Silva, wife and six others charged with corruption
    Former Brazil President Lula da Silva, wife and six others charged with corruption
    Brazilian prosecutors filed corruption charges on Wednesday against former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, his wife and six others in the...
    ​New President Temer’s 2018 plans rattle Brazil’s fragile coalition politics
    ​New President Temer’s 2018 plans rattle Brazil’s fragile coalition politics
    A pledge by Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, not to run in the 2018 election enticed political rivals to back his coalition but pressure...
    Brazil's Senate votes to put President Rousseff on trial
    Brazil's Senate votes to put President Rousseff on trial
    Brazil's Senate voted on Thursday to put leftist President Dilma Rousseff on trial in a historic decision brought on by a deep recession and a...
    Brazil to take on Germany angered by Neymar's World Cup injury
    Brazil to take on Germany angered by Neymar's World Cup injury
    Neymar's exit from the World Cup due to a back injury left Brazilians shocked and angered on Friday, darkening the mood after the hosts' 2-1 win...
    Fifa expects Brazil cops to quell violent protest
    Fifa expects Brazil cops to quell violent protest
    Faced with the spectre of street protests disrupting this year's World Cup, soccer's governing body Fifa expects host country Brazil to...
    US Congress passes stimulus, EU recession deepens
    US Congress passes stimulus, EU recession deepens
    The United States Congress passed a $787-billion stimulus plan to jump-start the economy on Friday, as G7 finance chiefs vowed to ward off the...
    Cuba looks to golf to boost tourism
    Cuba looks to golf to boost tourism
    The only time Cuba's Fidel Castro is known to have played golf was in 1961, in a stunt thumbing his nose at the United States.
    Castro stepping down as Cuba's leader
    Castro stepping down as Cuba's leader
    Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro said on Tuesday that he will not return to lead the country as president or commander-in-chief, retiring as head...
    Castro hints he will not cling to power
    Castro hints he will not cling to power
    Ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who has not been seen in public for 16 months, suggested on Monday he might give up his formal leadership posts...
    Weakened Tropical Storm Noel drenches Cuba
    Weakened Tropical Storm Noel drenches Cuba
    Tropical Storm Noel weakened as it moved across Cuba on Tuesday, dumping torrential rain on already water-logged areas of the Caribbean island...
    Sicko patients got VIP treatment in Cuba
    Sicko patients got VIP treatment in Cuba
    Three New York rescue workers injured in the September 11 attacks got the best treatment Cuba can offer in Michael Moore's film critique of United...
    Castro says he's eating well, age the only risk
    Castro says he's eating well, age the only risk
    Cuban leader Fidel Castro said on Wednesday he was eating enough solid food to recover from several intestinal operations that had not been...