'The drama for millions': Brazil's housing occupations

With the lack of affordable housing, thousands of families in Brazil have had to turn to tent cities to live.

Brazil: Unemployment, rent drive housing occupations


Experts gather in Brazil to discuss ending hepatitis

A summit is under way in Brazil that's aiming to eliminate viral hepatitis. The disease kills more than 1.3 million people worldwide every year - that's more than all other chronic illnesses combined, including HIV, malaria and tuberculosis.

In the Field

Murder in the Amazon: Brazil's natives under threat

Talk to Al Jazeera meets the leaders of some of the Amazon's most endangered tribes and those trying to protect them.

Latin America

Brazil's president survives corruption charges vote

Opposition lawmakers could not secure enough votes to suspend the president and bring him to trial.

Brazil's Michel Temer survives corruption charges vote

Latin America

Brazil busts massive paedophile ring

Brazilian police say they have busted a major paedophile ring, arresting at least 108 people.


Why is there talk of banning funk music in Brazil?

The persecution of black music in Brazil continues.

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

by Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Latin America

Brazil's Amazon tribes in danger of extinction

The Amazon rainforest in Brazil is home to the largest number of non-contacted and recently-contacted indigenous tribes in the world.

Latin America

Brazil probes 'Amazon massacres' by illegal miners

Authorities in Brazil are investigating the reported massacre of up to 10 members of an isolated Amazonian tribe. It is believed that the indigenous people were killed by gold miners, who reportedly bragged about the attack afterwards.

Latin America

Brazil army shuts down largest favela in Rio de Janeiro

Drug violence has led Brazil's government to shut down roads and close schools in the country's largest favela. Even the army has been called to intervene.

Latin America

New corruption charges filed against Brazil's Temer

President rejects accusation of taking bribes in return for favours and of conspiring to buy silence of a witness.

Brazil's Michel Temer faces new corruption charges


Brazil: Indigenous groups condemn alleged massacre

Reported killings of 10 'uncontacted' people in the Amazon by illegal gold miners under investigation by authorities.

Brazil: Indigenous groups condemn alleged massacre

The Listening Post

Brazil: Media, monopolies and political manipulations

An in-depth look at the last two years of political turmoil and media power play in Brazil.


Brazil charges former presidents in corruption probe

Two former presidents among eight Workers Party members accused of cartel formation, corruption and money laundering.

Rousseff, Lula charged in Petrobas corruption probe

Inside Story

What influence do BRICS nations have?

China's president calls for a more 'just' world order at the conclusion of the ninth BRICS summit.

Latin America

Brazil police raid home of Olympic committee chief

Police conduct 11 raids across Rio as part of an investigation into a suspected vote-buying scheme for 2016 Games.

Brazil police raid home of Olympic committee chief