World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018: Brazil held by Swiss, Germany stunned by Mexico

Former champions draw 1-1 with Switzerland after holders Germany were shocked by Mexico in earlier match.

World Cup 2018: Brazil held by Swiss, Germany stunned by Mexico

Latin America

Brazil oil company Petrobras boss resigns amid truckers' strike

Pedro Parente's resignation was one of the demands of striking workers due to worries that he was going to privatise Brazil's share of the Latin American oil company.

Latin America

Brazil oil workers walk out as truckers' strike eases

Protest takes place against the backdrop of a nine-day strike by truckers that has blocked roads and led to shortages of food, fuel and medical supplies across Brazil.

Brazil

Brazil: Protesting truck drivers call for military help

Demonstrations continue as action against poor public services, high living costs, and political corruption is demanded.

Brazil protesters aim to 'overthrow the Temer government'

Latin America

Brazil: Oil workers threaten strike action amid truckers' protest

A Petrobras oil workers union has said it plans its own 72-hour walkout starting on Wednesday

Latin America

Brazil truck strike continues despite deal

Nationwide strike over soaring fuel prices enters ninth day, despite government concessions.

Human Rights

Congolese refugees face poverty and racism in Brazil's favelas

Many Congolese in Rio de Janeiro say they desire to go back to their homeland - if only it was possible.

Congolese refugees face poverty and racism in Brazil's favelas

Latin America

Brazil: President orders army to clear roads amid truckers strike

The truck drivers' strike, driven by higher fuel prices, is causing shortages of food and petrol in some areas.

Brazil

Fleeing war in DR Congo to find 'war' in Brazil's favelas

Hundreds of Congolese refugees seeking asylum in Rio de Janeiro face the violent reality of life in the city's favelas.

Fleeing war in DR Congo to find 'war' in Brazil's favelas

Opinion

Brazil's racialised sperm economy

Why is there a surging demand for caucasian sperm in Brazil?

Mariana Prandini Assis

by Mariana Prandini Assis

Mariana Prandini Assis

Brazil

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Over 3,000 people arrive in Brasilia to denounce what activists say is an unprecedented rollback of indigenous rights.

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Human Rights

Brazil: 2017 one of 'bloodiest years' for land conflicts

New data shows at least 70 people were killed last year as land conflicts in country's Amazon intensified.

Brazil: 2017 one of 'bloodiest years' for land conflicts

Latin America

Brazil boosts social programmes' funding for Venezuelan influx

Hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans have fled to Brazil to escape unrest at home.

Latin America

Brazil: LGBT activist's murder goes unsolved a month on

Supporters gather to remember the politician and rights activist, and call for her killers to be found.

Brazil: Marielle Franco's murder remains unsolved one month on

Opinion

A president in prison won't solve the crisis in Brazil

Why Lula's conviction, like previous attempts to control the political crisis in Brazil, is unlikely to work.

Rodrigo Nunes

by Rodrigo Nunes

Rodrigo Nunes