Articles By Rasheed Abou-Alsamh
From Society Sep 09, 2012
The so-called C-class is Brazil's fast-growing middle class, more than 50 million strong. Now there's even a soap opera geared toward upwardly mobile Brazilians, and seemingly everybody -- most of all advertisers -- is taking note.
From Politics & Policy Aug 12, 2012
Brazil's former president, Luis Inacio "Lula" da Silva, is not on trial, but his legacy may be destroyed in a corruption trial that could show the country's political elite was part of one big scam -- funded by public money.
From Economy Jul 15, 2012
Brazil has risen to number six among the world's economies. As it finds itself caught between prosperity and a past of poverty, it's dealing with a pervasive problem: lots of household debt.
From Global Markets Jun 10, 2012
Saudi Arabia doesn’t show movies, to avoid angering clerics. But young talents are flocking to the Internet, and hoping to change the kingdom -- one film at a time.