Brazilian meat exports have dropped from more than $60m a day to a mere $74,000. This follows a corruption scandal that has undermined trust in food controls and prompted other countries to pull Brazilian beef and chicken from supermarket shelves.
by Teresa Bo
by Gerald Tan
Latin America16 Mar 2017 06:21 GMT
There have been protests across Brazil against the government's plan to raise the retirement age to 65. Brazil has an ageing population and a generous pension scheme that the government says it can no longer afford.
Latin America12 Mar 2017 05:40 GMT
Brazil is hoping that a $3bn water project will quench the thirst of regions hit by drought. Two canals are diverting water from South America's fourth-longest river to reservoirs and lakes in the northeast.
Latin America11 Mar 2017 09:19 GMT
Brazilians in the country's northeast are battling a five-year drought that has dried up river basins and killed crops and cattle in record numbers.
Politics04 Mar 2017 11:30 GMT
Latin America's recent rightward spiral should not be seen as the end of the populist era in the region.
Dawisson Belem Lopes
Donald Trump24 Feb 2017 10:44 GMT
Trump is treating the US as a business venture and replacing the 'art of diplomacy' with the 'art of the deal'.
Sean W Burges
Business & Economy21 Feb 2017 09:18 GMT
It is unlikely that Brazil will be able to pursue a prominent role in the international arena before 2019.
People & Power16 Feb 2017 08:06 GMT
We investigate the events leading up to the Fundao dam disaster. Is enough being done to avoid future recurrences?
Latin America13 Feb 2017 09:51 GMT
More than 1,000 officers return to work in Espirito Santo state after 144 people are killed during eight-day strike.
Human Rights11 Feb 2017 20:54 GMT
Espirito Santo's police union had agreed to end walkout before refusing to return to work as unrest claims more lives.
Human Rights11 Feb 2017 09:43 GMT
More troops and vehicles to be sent to Espirito Santo following deaths of over 100 people during week of police strike.
Crime08 Feb 2017 21:28 GMT
Scores dead amid wave of violence since strike began five days ago, spurring calls for more troops in Espirito Santo.
Health08 Feb 2017 19:39 GMT
Dozens of humans and over 600 monkeys reportedly dead in rainforest region amid country's worst outbreak in decades.
Brazil19 Jan 2017 17:13 GMT
Riots between gangs at the Alcacuz Penitentiary followed a series of deadly bursts of violence in Brazilian prisons.
Latin America16 Jan 2017 04:33 GMT
President Michel Temer says he is following developments after fresh outbreak of violence at overcrowded facility.
Latin America13 Jan 2017 10:07 GMT
About 100 inmates remain on the run after violent jail breaks triggered by gang rivalry in northern Brazil.
by Dawisson Belem Lopes
by Sean W Burges
by Ramon Blanco
by Rodrigo Nunes
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