Articles By Rasheed Abou-Alsamh
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.
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.
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.
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.