A probe finds Dilma's government taking shortcuts to achieving competitiveness for the country.
Horacio Cartes won a comfortable victory in last weekend's election, putting the long-ruling Colorado Party back in power. But this time it may be a new brand of personality politics.
In Venezuela, Hugo Chavez's handpicked heir will find securing his narrow victory was nothing compared to actually serving as president of a country with deep structural ills.
Lilian Soto is a longshot to win Sunday's election, but she may have already changed the last South American country to have female voting rights.