Brazil: War against marijuana in the hinterlands

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

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...

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...

Brazil to Acquire Vietnamese Robusta Coffee

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

Brazilian Armed Forces Wage War on Mosquito Tied to Zika Virus

(Q24N) Diaologo-Americas.com -  The Armed Forces of Brazil are waging war against Aedes aegypti...

Pictures Capture Daily Battle Against Zika Mosquitoes

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

Far-right Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil’s Presidential Elections

As expeced, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro has won the Brazilian presidential elections with over...

Brazil Arrests Narco-Plane Suppliers for Venezuela-Honduras Route

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

Armed Forces Could Ensure World Cup Safety

(TODAY BRAZIL) BRASÍLIA, Brazil – Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said the Armed Forces could...

Brazil’s Presidential Front-Runner Says Can’t Partake in Debates After Stabbing

Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, the front-runner in the upcoming election, who was recently...

Police Killings Up 37% in Brazil

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

Brazilian Chamber Resumes Discussion of Impeachment against Rousseff

Q24N (Prensa Latina) The plenary of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil is scheduled...

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...

Last minute polls confirm Bolsonaro will be Brazil’s next elected president

The ultra right candidate Jair Bolsonaro continued ahead of Fernando Haddad in the runoff...

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...

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 targets synthetic drug designers

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

Rousseff Takes 15 of 26 States in Winning Brazil Election

LATIN AMERICA NEWS (Today Brazil) -- Incumbent Dilma Rousseff, the winner of Brazil’s presidential...

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...

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

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

Brazil Elections: Bolsonaro, Haddad To Face Off In Second Round

With over 90 percent of the ballots counted, far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro wins the...

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’s Miss BumBum 2017 competition show off perfect derrieres

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

Brazil: River pirates of the Amazon

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

Brazil: Poll Shows Jailed Lula Extending Lead for October Election

BRASILIA — Jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has increased his support...

Brazilian Police Under Pressure to Catch Killer of Campaigning Politician

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

Moralist Upsurge in Brazil Revives Censorship of the Arts

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

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...

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: Facebook Censors Pages and Profiles of Libertarian Political Party

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

Brazilian Border Town Residents Drive out Venezuelan Immigrants

BRASILIA — Angry residents of a Brazilian border town, Pacaraima, ran riot and drove out...

Pirates Threatening Brazilian Amazon Highlight Regional Security Concern

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

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