Tag: WikiLeaks

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva from the leftist Worker's party PT defended Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, whose extradition from the United Kingdom to the United States has moved closer after the British...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Carlos Poveda, the lawyer of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, said on Tuesday, July 27, that he will file legal action against the decision by a lower court to withdraw his client's Ecuadorian nationality, granted...
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A judge in Ecuador called on Tuesday to trial for the crime of "non-consensual computer access" the Swedish computer scientist Ola Bini, a friend of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, in a controversial process in...
By Ben Tavener, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The United States Ambassador to Brazil, Thomas Shannon, was summoned on Monday to a meeting with Brazil’s Communications Minister Paulo Bernardo over allegations that the United States' National Security Agency (NSA) monitored millions...
By Nestor Bailly, Contributing Reporter   RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The end of 2010 was a dramatic time for Rio, preparations for the holidays and the massive Reveillon celebration was tainted by Rio’s recent city-wide violence. The favelas remain a...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At the time of writing, Christmas Eve is just ten days away. As usual, I've done absolutely nothing to prepare. That's not true actually, I just edited a story about Christmas in...

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