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

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.

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.

Brazil

In Rio, military intervention leaves behind a troubled legacy

Multimillion-dollar operation exacerbated 'confrontation, shootings' and fuelled surge in police killings, critics say.

In Rio, military intervention leaves behind a troubled legacy

Opinion

Bolsonaro and the Israeli-Iranian rivalry in South America

The new right-wing presidency in Brazil will likely hurt Iranian interests in South America.

Maysam Behravesh

by Maysam Behravesh

Maysam Behravesh

Brazil

Bolsonaro threatens to withdraw Brazil from UN migration pact

Brazilian president slams freshly-minted global accord, saying rules will be made 'without external influence'.

Bolsonaro threatens to withdraw Brazil from UN migration pact