Simon Romero

New York Times

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Brazil Bureau Chief for the New York Times

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Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.

Massive Economic Protests as Brazil Readies for World Cup

Another wave of protests snarled traffic today in São Paulo, and federal police have been sent to five cities hosting international soccer games.

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The King of Spain has asked  Hugo Chavez  to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

Will Voters Give Hugo Chávez All the Power He Wants?

The King of Spain has asked Hugo Chavez to "shut up," but the President of Venezuela is making his voice heard--at home and around the world.

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