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Brazil’s Bolsonaro shocked by high number of penis amputations

While Brazila's President Jair Bolsonaro did not name the exact source of the number of penis amputations that he mentioned, a spokeswoman for the Brazilian Urology Society told Reuters that the figure is "based on official data for penis amputations". Bolsonaro appeared to be distressed...

Mystery as Huge Dead Whale Found in Brazilian Jungle (Photos and Video)

Biologists in Brazil were left puzzled by the discovery of a dead humpback whale's carcass in a rainforest as it seemed to have no visible wounds. The dead humpback whale was found in a forested a Brazilian municipality located on the island of Marajó, at...

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 in the hands of a diplomat who has praised the nationalist agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump that has shaken the global order, an adviser to the candidate said. Policy experts...

Who will win the first Latin American World Cup duel? (Video)

On Friday Costa Rica and Brazil face off in the only match between Latin American teams of the entire first phase of the 2018 World Cup Russia. Neither of them can afford the defeat after their stuttering start, so the match promises maximum emotion....

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 an outbreak of the disease in urban areas, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned in a press release on Friday. "In response to a large, ongoing outbreak of yellow...

Meet the Dark Side of Brazil’s Legendary Rio Carnival

Brazil’s female samba dancers the spill the beans on the darker side of working at the iconic Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Viviane Morais Ferreira Guimarães, 24, works for a living as a street pizza saleswoman, but when the Carnival is in full swing, she dons...

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 who live below the poverty line has meant that in Brazil the number has risen from 8.9 million to 45.5 million, which is almost a third of the population. The WB...

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