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First Case of Coronavirus in Latin America Confirmed in Brazil

A 61-year-old man who traveled to Italy earlier this month is the first confirmed...

Brazil: Far-right culture minister fired after echoing Nazi Goebbels

Brazil's Culture Secretary Roberto Alvim was removed from his post on Friday, a day...

Brazil sees spike in same-sex marriage ahead of Bolsonaro presidency

The number of same-sex marriages soared 61.7% between 2017 and 2018, according to data...

U.S. renews tariff threat on Brazil and Argentina

(From CNN) U.S. President Donald Trump announced Monday that the US will "restore" steel...

Brazilian President tries to ease worries about Amazon fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Saturday that the Amazon rainforest now "is not...

Brazil gang leader dresses up as daughter in jail escape bid

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian gang leader tried to escape from prison...

Brazil’s Justice Minister wants to deport “dangerous foreigners.”

(DW) On Friday, July 26,  Justice Minister Sergio Moro issued a decree that would...

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro’s first six months

Lewd videos, grandiose claims, plenty of tweets and hardly any real policies. In his...

Brazil’s supreme court votes to make homophobia a crime

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s supreme court officially made homophobia and transphobia crimes...

42 inmates found dead in Brazil’s Amazonas prisons

At least 42 prisoners have been found dead at four prisons in the northern...

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...

Best buddies? Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro tries to woo Donald Trump.

Are United States President Donald Trump and his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro, about to...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro points to Carnival excesses and triggers Twitter controversy

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has provoked controversy by posting an obscene video of two...

Rio de Janeiro Carnival Begins With Bolsonaro Backlash

 Rio de Janeiro’s world-famous Carnival officially began with street parties and revelry Friday amid...

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...

Vogue Brazil Boss Quits After Her BDay Photos Slammed for ‘Praising’ Slavery

Racism-related scandals might seem the latest trend for key players in the fashion world....

Brazilian Senator Mulls Court Action Over Rape Comment for Showing Deep Cleavage

A Brazilian senator has faced backlash on social media for wearing a revealing outfit...

Brazil’s Authorities Show Suspicious Funds Transfers to President’s Son Account

Brazilian financial authorities have identified suspicious money transfers into an account of President Jair...

Brazil troops deployed to stop gang attack violence

Troops from Brazil's National Police Force are being deployed in the northeastern state of...

Bolsonaro Not Ruling Out US-Brazil Military Cooperation

BUENOS AIRES – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was sworn in earlier in January,...

Far-right Jair Bolsonaro Wins Brazil’s Presidential Elections

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

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...

You Can Be Black and Politically Conservative

Bolsonaro’s triumph in Brazil has brought back the left/right debate to the forefront. On...

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...

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...

Brazil Health Ministry: 4 Million Kids Need Vaccinations

SAO PAULO — Brazil's health officials say more than 4 million children still need to...

Brazil: Poll Shows Jailed Lula Extending Lead for October Election

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

Brazilian Border Town Residents Drive out Venezuelan Immigrants

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

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 Police Under Pressure to Catch Killer of Campaigning Politician

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

Brazilian police start crackdown against online hate crimes

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

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