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The Emerging-Market Beauty Pageant

From China to Mexico, investors are increasingly looking not for deals, but strong macroeconomic policy.

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Amnesty Report Reveals Epidemic of Police Violence in Rio de Janeiro

Young black men are the overwhelming targets of lethal police violence.

Passport

Like Uber But for Protests: Rideshare Drivers Targeted in Mexico City

Protests against Uber in Mexico City got violent this week, just days before the implementation of new regulations for the controversial ridesharing app.

Report

‘Lula Is Supporting Corrupt Companies to Do Corrupt Business Abroad’

An influence-peddling investigation into Brazil’s former president is the rare time an ex-leader faces charges for his business dealings after leaving office.

Dispatch

Why Brazil Won’t Take Dilma’s U.S. Bait

President Rousseff’s attempt to make domestic political gains with her trip to America is falling flat at home.

The Cable

Supreme Court Whacks Obama’s Power Plant Rules

The judicial setback sends the administration's mercury-emissions rules back for further review. But they've already accomplished most of what they set out to do.

Dispatch

Why Did Brazil’s President Change Her Tune on Spying?

After Edward Snowden's revelations, Dilma Rousseff came out as a fierce critic of the NSA. Now she's palling around with Barack Obama.

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