Accuracy in Media

Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

From the Zika virus to a behind-schedule construction effort to dirty and sewage-filled waters and the ongoing impeachment procedures against Brazil’s elected president Dilma Rousseff, this Rio Olympics is looking to be a giant disaster. Add in this financial crisis for the host city and this is almost like Sochi in Russia. Photo by Mark_JH

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Brazil’s Rousseff wins Close Re-election; Markets Fall

WASHINGTON — Incumbent Dilma Rousseff won a very close re-election battle, but potential investors and the markets themselves disagreed with the outcome. Rousseff won with only 51.6% of the vote, which was a run-off vote. Reuters reported investors and the business community doubt her ability to revive the economy that has regressed under her watch. The […]

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Brazil’s Rousseff could win Re-Election after all

WASHINGTON — Brazil’s incumbent president, Dilma Rousseff, will probably win her second four-year term if polls hold true on election day. Reuters reported that Rousseff, facing internal strife over significant poverty, widespread protests and the NSA spying scandal, is ahead of her opponents. She has 47% of the vote in a recent poll by the […]

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Obama Pivots from ObamaCare to Pro-Business Policy

WASHINGTON — Facing the “disastrous” rollout of his so-called signature achievement ObamaCare, President Barack Obama conducted another political pivot to another issue. Reuters reported that Obama will announce a plan to lure foreign investors to the United States in order to jump start the flagging U.S. economy. The federal government will now reach into a […]

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Brazil threatens to limit Facebook and Social Media Use

WASHINGTON — Soon after the Obama administration admitted it spied on Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, Brazil is threatening to impose severe restrictions on American-based Internet companies. Reuters reported that Facebook, Twitter and Google will be directly affected by these restrictions and in response, Facebook offered some social media tips. Facebook’s global manager of politics and […]

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Obama ruins U.S.-Brazil ties

WASHINGTON — U.S. ties with allies continue to deteriorates under President Barack Obama, as recent events demonstrate. Reuters reported that Brazil is the latest country to sever ties with the U.S. after Obama failed to make sufficient concessions and apologies for his National Security Agency (NSA) spying program. In a Brazilian television segment, it was […]

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June 2016

6/20/2016 - Rio Needs Federal Funding to Hold the Olympics

May 2016

5/13/2016 - Brazil’s President Suspended and Will Face Impeachment Trial

April 2016

4/28/2016 - Chaos Reigns as Brazil Prepares for the Olympics, 100 Days Away

4/19/2016 - Brazil’s Lower Legislature Votes to Impeach President Dilma Rousseff

March 2016

3/31/2016 - Dilma Rousseff Close to Impeachment; Biggest Brazilian Party Quits Gov’t

November 2014

11/1/2014 - Brazil’s Rousseff wins Close Re-election; Markets Fall

February 2014

2/26/2014 - Brazil’s Rousseff could win Re-Election after all

November 2013

11/1/2013 - Obama Pivots from ObamaCare to Pro-Business Policy

October 2013

10/29/2013 - Brazil threatens to limit Facebook and Social Media Use

September 2013

9/20/2013 - Obama ruins U.S.-Brazil ties

9/9/2013 - Don’t Worry Brazil: Obama will Investigate NSA spying on You

9/5/2013 - Brazil Demands Apology from U.S. over NSA Spying

9/4/2013 - U.S. spied on Mexico and Brazil’s Presidents

June 2013

6/24/2013 - Brazil President promises Reform; protests continue