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Venezuelan opposition leader and Miranda state Gov. Henrique Capriles Radonski addresses reporters at a Jan. 14 press conference in Caracas. (FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)

Venezuela's Opposition Poised to Make Gains

Venezuela's economic woes have given the opposition an opportunity to contest the government's hold on parliament.

A self-propelled combine harvester on a field near a village south of Moscow on Aug. 15, 2010. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Filling the Wheat Gap After Russia's Export Duty

A Russian export duty on wheat will protect domestic supplies, but will not substantially affect the global market.

The port of Santos in Brazil. (NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

The Difficulties Facing Brazil's New Export Plan

In her second term, President Dilma Rousseff has taken on the challenge of expanding Brazil's export markets.