AJ IMPACT

'Work until you die, or die working': Workers strike in Brazil

Thousands protest against far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reforms proposal.

'Work until you die, or die working': Workers strike in Brazil

Brazil

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

Sacking of FUNAI chief comes as President Bolsonaro pursues opening up reservation lands for commercial activity.

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

Latin America

Calls for Brazil justice minister to quit after leaked messages

Brazil's Bar Association calls for Sergio Moro's suspension after report suggests former judge was 'biased'.

Calls for Brazil justice minister to quit after leaked messages

Latin America

Brazil's Lula convicted to keep him from 2018 election: Report

Brazil's top prosecutors reportedly plotted to convict Lula and prevent his party from winning 2018 elections.

Brazil's Lula convicted to keep him from 2018 election: Report

Climate SOS

Brazil's mangroves on the frontline of climate change

Mangroves cover 13,989 square-kilometres along Brazil's coast - an area larger than the US state of Maryland.

Brazil's mangroves on the frontline of climate change

Brazil

Bolsonaro in Argentina: Brazilian president's first visit

Talks with his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri covered trade, border cooperation and fighting organised crime and energy.

People & Power

The Murder of Marielle Franco

What the death of Brazil's famous activist reveals about the links between Rio's militia groups and corrupt politicians.

AJ Impact

Brazil flirts with double-dip recession as economy shrinks

The Brazilian economy shrank 0.2 percent in the first three months of this year, rekindling fears of a recession.

Brazil flirts with double-dip recession as economy shrinks

Latin America

Brazil education budget cuts: Tens of thousands protest reforms

Brazil's president faces one of his biggest challenges yet as tens of thousands demonstrate against his cuts to education spending.

Latin America

Violence in multiple Brazil prisons leave over 55 dead: official

Authorities say the prisoners found dead in the Amazonas state showed signs of asphyxia and stab wounds.

LGBT

Brazil's Supreme Court votes to make homophobia a crime

Decision comes amid fears Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro will roll back LGBT social gains.

Brazil's Supreme Court votes to make homophobia a crime

Latin America

11 people reported killed in gun attack at Brazil bar

State officials confirm 'a massacre occurred' as media reports say gunmen kill six women and five men in Belem bar.

11 people reported killed in gun attack at Brazil bar

Brazil

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop

Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion and cover-up of sexual abuse, Brazilian media reports.

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop Dias de Oliveira

Latin America

Brazil: Teachers, students protest 'scandalous cuts' to education

Tens of thousands accuse President Jair Bolsonaro of using education as a political weapon to advance his agenda.

Brazil: Teachers, students protest 'scandalous cuts' to education

Brazil

Brazil: Judge gives Bolsonaro ultimatum to clarify gun decree

President's executive order gives millions the right to carry firearms, but opponents slam the move as 'abuse of power'.

Brazil: Judge gives Bolsonaro ultimatum to clarify gun decree