Environment

Brazil's quilombos face eucalyptus giant in land war

"They stole our forests and our water. We took our medicine from the forest. Now, they put police and dogs at our door."

prison

Brazil to transfer gang leaders after prison massacre

Brazilian government to relocate drug gang leaders involved in deadliest prison riot since 1992 that left 56 dead.

prison

56 killed, many beheaded, in grisly Brazil prison riot

Bodies butchered, decapitated and burned after clashes between rival drug gangs at a prison complex in Amazonas state.

prison

Dozens killed in Brazil prison riot

At least 60 killed in clashes between rival drug gangs at Anisio Jobim prison complex in Amazonas state, officials say.

Talk to Al Jazeera

2016 in review: The best from Talk to Al Jazeera

We revisit some of the year's most interesting and impactful interviews.

Latin America

Greek envoy to Brazil 'murdered by wife and her lover'

Kyriakos Amiridis' wife denies participating in killing but says she knew of crime as police question her account.

Latin America

Body found in Rio feared to be Greek ambassador

Forensics carry out tests on body as Brazil police investigate possibility that it might be missing Greek ambassador.

Latin America Investigates

Brazil: Slaves To Fashion

Investigating allegations of slave labour and exploitation in the garment industry.

Poverty & Development

Brazil austerity move slammed as disaster for the poor

Critics say government bid to pull country out of worst recession in decades with drastic measure hurts poorest most.

UpFront

Dilma Rousseff on her regrets and legacy

Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff tells Mehdi Hasan her biggest regrets and proudest achievements.

UpFront

UpFront special: Dilma Rousseff on being betrayed

Michel Temer became president by "tearing up the Brazilian constitution", says former President Dilma Rousseff.

Dilma Rousseff

Rouseff: Temer a traitor and illegitimate president

Impeached president Dilma Rousseff wants government to hold early elections because current president is "illegitimate".

Politics

Brazil Senate approves controversial austerity measures

Violent protests erupt over spending freeze that will affect healthcare, education and social programmes.

Brazil

Massive funeral for Brazil footballers killed in crash

Chapeco city expecting some 100,000 people - half its population - to descend on Conda Arena to remember the dead.

Brazil

Emotional tributes paid to Chapecoense football team

Thousands gathered at Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin to pay tribute to players of the Brazilian football club.