Brazil

Brazil judge blocks transfer of control over indigenous land

Indigenous leaders and rights groups have called President Bolsonaro's plan a 'flagrant' violation of the constitution.

Brazil judge blocks transfer of control over indigenous land

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

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

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

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

Brazil

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro cancels US visit amid protests

Brazilian president drops plan to attend New York gala in his honour, citing 'resistance and deliberate attacks'.

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro cancels US visit amid protests

Indigenous rights

Indigenous groups in Brazil march for land rights

Members of more than 300 indigenous groups protest against the right-wing government of Jair Bolsonaro.

Indigenous groups in Brazil march for land rights

Indigenous rights

'Now belongs to us': Women take lead in Brazil's indigenous fight

Escalation of violence against indigenous groups in Brazil pushes growing number of native women to lead the movement.

'Now belongs to us': Women take lead in Brazil's indigenous fight

Indigenous rights

Brazil: Native groups protest against 'anti-indigenous' Bolsonaro

Thousands from indigenous communities across Brazil gather for annual event to protest against attacks on native rights.

Brazil: Native groups protest against 'anti-indigenous' Bolsonaro

Counting the Cost

Can Brazil's Bolsonaro deliver an economic miracle?

After 100 days in office, a look at Bolsonaro's plan to lift a country still struggling to recover from a recession.

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