Latin America

Brazil soy farmers fear end of US-China trade war

Reports that China may buy soy from the US has farmers in Brazil worried about losing a vital client.

Brazil

Brazil: Bolsonaro's coup commemorations prompt anger

Appeals court judge in Brazil overturns another judge's decision to bar commemorations, sought by President Bolsonaro, of a 1964 military coup that established a 21-year dictatorship.

Israel

Brazil's Bolsonaro visits Israel with embassy decision pending

Brazilian government official said earlier this month 'something' will have to be said about embassy move during trip.

Brazil's Bolsonaro visits Israel with embassy decision pending

Brazil

Anger after Bolsonaro calls for Brazil army to mark 1964 coup

Bolsonaro’s call to commemorate the anniversary of Brazil’s 1964 military coup causes anger, unease.

Anger after Bolsonaro calls for Brazil army to mark 1964 coup

Latin America

Brazil to ease gun laws despite rampant violence

Owning a gun in Brazil to become easier despite school shooting massacre this month and a widespread homicide crisis.

Latin America

South American leaders announce new regional bloc

Prosur will replace Unasur, which fell apart last year following divisions over how to address the Venezuela crisis.

Latin America

Brazil's ex-President Michel Temer arrested in corruption probe

Michel Temer detained in Rio as part of the anti-corruption investigation known as 'Car Wash'.

Latin America

Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

Local reactions is mixed, with some excited about potential investment while others remember the displacement when the base was built in the 1980s.

US & Canada

Trump voices strong support for Brazil's Bolsonaro

As the two populist presidents met, Donald Trump supported expanding Brazil's presence on the world stage.

Latin America

Bolsonaro in Washington: Brazil's leader on first trip abroad

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro will meet Donald Trump on Tuesday on his first foreign trip since taking office.

Brazil

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Marielle Franco was killed a year ago but has since become a symbol of resistance in Brazil.

'Marielle lives!' Brazil remembers slain activist

Latin America

A year after Marielle Franco's murder, violence still haunts Rio

Rights groups say there were record number of police killings and racial violence in the Brazilian city in 2018.

A year after Marielle Franco's murder, violence still haunts Rio

Brazil

Students among 10 killed in school shooting near Sao Paulo

Six children, two staff dead after two young men opened fire at Raul Brasil elementary school in Brazil.

LGBT

Brazil arrests 2 ex-officers over Rio activist's murder

Franco, a black, gay activist and councilwoman was shot dead in 2018 in a case prosecutors say was politically motivated

Brazil: Two ex-policemen arrested over murder of Marielle Franco

Weather

At least 11 killed after heavy rain lashes Sao Paulo

Roads were flooded as deadly downpour caused mudslides in Brazilian city.

At least 11 killed after heavy rain lashes Sao Paulo