Brazil

Brazil's ex-president Lula convicted in second corruption case

Former Brazilian leader who is already serving a 12-year sentence jailed for nearly 13 years in another corruption case.

Brazil's ex-president Lula convicted in second corruption case

Latin America

Brazil dam collapse: New video shows moment of dam burst

The wave of mud is now moving towards a major river and may contaminate water supplies.

Brazil

Death toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 110

At least 110 people confirmed dead in Brumadinho dam collapse, while 238 are still unaccounted for, say officials.

Death toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 110

Latin America

Brazil's indigenous people protest against Bolsonaro's policies

President Bolsonaro has issued executive orders preventing new land being demarcated as indigenous territory.

Environment

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Families search for answers after muddy sea of debris sweeps everything in its path and kills more than 80 people.

Brazil dam disaster: 'Dead or alive, we just want to know'

Latin America

Waste unleashed from Brazil dam on its way to a larger river

Sludge containing iron oxide threatens to contaminate drinking water in five states.

Waste unleashed from Brazil dam on its way to a larger river

Latin America

Funerals held for Brazil dam collapse victims

The first funerals held for victims of the Brazilian dam collapse, as the search goes on for hundreds still missing.

Brazil

Hope turns to anger as death toll from Brazil dam collapse rises

Search for more than 300 missing people resumes two days after dam collapse in southeastern Brazil kills at least 58.

Brazil

Alert raised over imminent risk to another Brazil dam

Firefighters are evacuating communities near a mine tailings dam after its owner reports dangerously high water levels.

Alert raised over imminent risk to another Brazil mining dam

Brazil

Hundreds missing after Brazil dam collapses, 40 dead

Hundreds of people missing, feared dead as collapsed dam unleashes wave of mud at iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state.

Latin America

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

US, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, among others recognise Juan Guaido as country's interim president.

Regional powers recognise Maduro opponent as interim president

Latin America

Bolsonaro to promote 'new Brazil' at Davos

World Economic Forum -which may be reverting to its roots as a business forum - kicks off Tuesday.

Bolsonaro to promote 'new Brazil' at Davos

Human Rights

From waste to taste: Brazil's fight against food waste

Brazilians fight back against food waste by educating the youth and salvaging food.

From waste to taste: Brazil's fight against food waste

Facebook

WhatsApp limits forwards to 5 recipients to check fake news

WhatsApp, owned by Facebook, expands five-recipient limit first enforced in India where fake news led to mob lynchings.

WhatsApp limits forwards to 5 recipients to check fake news