Brazil’s Miss BumBum 2017 competition show off perfect derrieres

Striding down the streets of Sao Paulo in their black swimsuits, these glamorous models...

São Paulo Destroys Crackland and Offers Instead Forced Hospitalization for Drug Addicts

It was a rainy Sunday morning when São Paulo’s “Crackland” was destroyed. On May 21,...

An estimated third of the Brazilian population live below the poverty line

A new system implemented by the World Bank to measure the number of people...

Brazil: River pirates of the Amazon

TODAY BRAZIL - Pirates aren’t limited to operating on the high seas. Even on...

Brazil Arrests Narco-Plane Suppliers for Venezuela-Honduras Route

SOUTH AMERICA NEWS (InsightCrime) -- In an operation that saw dozens arrested across four...

Moralist Upsurge in Brazil Revives Censorship of the Arts

RIO DE JANEIRO (IPS) - It is not yet an official policy because censorship...

Pictures Capture Daily Battle Against Zika Mosquitoes

(Q24N) By Becky Little, National Geographic -  How do you stop disease-carrying mosquitoes from...

Brazil’s President Left Without a Pension After Failing to Prove He’s Alive

The odd mix-up occurred after pension office administrators in the Brazilian state of Sao...

This old Catholic ritual is giving Brazil’s economy a small boost, one Virgin Mary statuette at a time

Brazilians are moving away from Catholicism. Today, fewer than 50 percent of Brazilians identify...

CDC Warns About Yellow Fever Outbreak in Urban Areas of Brazil

Travelers to Brazil are being warned to vaccinate themselves against yellow fever due to...

Brazil: Facebook Censors Pages and Profiles of Libertarian Political Party

As presidential elections loom in Brazil, Facebook has closed multiple political pages, but its...

Police Killings Up 37% in Brazil

LATIN AMERICAN NEWS - Meanwhile, the south remains Brazil's least violent region. This includes...

Brazil’s President Urges Latin America To Settle Political Differences

LATIN AMERICA NEWS - Latin America has the capacity to settle its political differences...

Olympic Flame Starts Tour in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The Olympic Games flame, which will light the sports activities during...

Stop and Search? This Poor Community in Brazil Says Yes, Please.

Rio De Janeiro: To quell a burst of carjackings, supermarket lootings and murders, military...

Brazilian Police Under Pressure to Catch Killer of Campaigning Politician

A city councillor in Rio de Janeiro has denied any involvement in the assassination...

Inmates Run the Show In Brazil

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqIl3XpReuY] Q24N - (São Paulo) The Brazilian state of Pernambuco has effectively turned over...

Pirates Threatening Brazilian Amazon Highlight Regional Security Concern

Q24N BRAZIL (Insightcrime.org) Marauding pirates represent a growing threat along the Amazon river in...

World Cup is the theme of the Projeto 4km mural, to be Latin America’s largest open-air graffiti exhibit

TODAY BRAZIL - SÃO PAULO, Brazil – An open-air art gallery is taking shape...

Brazil: War against marijuana in the hinterlands

  TODAY BRAZIL - SALGUEIRO, Brazil – The Marijuana Polygon has many sides. Brazil’s Federal...

Brazil targets synthetic drug designers

ANVISA is streamlining its chemical prohibition process to prevent narco-traffickers from circumventing the law...

Brazilian prostitutes and Christian evangelicals play soccer match on World Cup sidelines

TODAY BRAZIL - Brazilian prostitutes and a Christian evangelical group played a football match...

Brazilian police start crackdown against online hate crimes

Brazil's federal police on Thursday launched Operation Bravata, which dismantled a gang dedicated to...

How Soccer Fans and Violence Mix in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Among soccer fans worldwide, Argentina's "barras bravas," Italian "ultras," and British hooligans are the...

‘Crime without Punishment’: Brazil’s Massive Contraband Trade

LATIN AMERICA  - An investigation into Brazil's massive contraband trade highlights the scope of...

Brazil to Acquire Vietnamese Robusta Coffee

(Q24N)  Prensa Latina - Brazil will import robust coffee from Vietnam as part of...

Cops Break Up Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Championship for No Good Reason

(Q24N) Some Canadian cops apparently have nothing better to do than ruin the weekend...

Battle for Impeachment of Brazil’s Rousseff is Being Waged in Courts

BRASILIA (Prensa Latina) The battle unleashed by the process of impeachment against the deposed...

Salvador: The sad side of the ‘capital of happiness’

TODAY BRAZIL - Famous for its party atmosphere, Bahia’s capital city of Salvador suffers...

Bolsonaro’s foreign policy: following on Trump, “Make Brazil Great”

MercoPress - The far-right front-runner in Brazil’s presidential race plans to put foreign policy...
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Brazil WhatsApp Ban Highlights Tech Controversies in Crime Probes

(Q24N) A drug trafficking investigation in Brazil has exploded in a row over internet...

World Cup: Rents in Brazil Skyrocket

(TODAY BRAZIL) RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil – Rents in Rio de Janeiro during the...

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