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World Mar 21Arrest order issued for Brazil’s ex-president Michel Temer
Temer is being investigated in several corruption cases.
Politics Mar 19WATCH: Trump predicts ‘fantastic working relationship’ with Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro
President Donald Trump praised Brazil's new far-right leader Tuesday as he welcomed him to the White House, saying the man who's been described as the "Trump of the Tropics" has done "a very outstanding job."…
World Mar 14Brazil mourns victims of school shooting
Seven were killed in the school shooting Wednesday, including five students, a teacher and a school administrator. Nine others were wounded.
World Jan 28Death toll from Brazil dam collapse rises to 58
Hopes are fading that more survivors will be found after a dam collapse buried surrounding neighborhoods with iron ore waste.
World Jan 27Search for Brazil dam survivors renews amid growing despair
Brazilian officials on Sunday suspended the search for potential survivors of a dam collapse that has killed at least 40 people amid fears that another nearby dam owned by the same company was also at risk of breaching.
World Oct 29Brazil elects far-right president, worrying rights groups
Jair Bolsonaro's victory moved Brazil, the world's fourth-largest democracy, sharply to the right after four consecutive elections in which candidates from the left-leaning Workers' Party won.
World Oct 07Far-right presidential candidate wins first round in Brazil
Far-right, former army captain Jair Bolsonaro, who expresses nostalgia for Brazil’s military dictatorship, won the first round of its presidential election by a large margin Sunday, but fell just short of getting enough votes to avoid a second-round runoff against…
World Sep 03Firefighters try to save relics as fire engulfs Rio museum
The esteemed museum, which houses artifacts from Egypt, Greco-Roman art and some of the first fossils found in Brazil, was closed to the public at the time of the fire, which broke out at 7:30 p.m. Sunday local time.
World Apr 08Still popular, Brazil’s Lula starts serving jail sentence
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva woke up in jail Sunday, in a stunning fall from grace for a man who rose from nothing to lead Latin America's largest nation and later became engulfed in corruption allegations.
World Apr 05Brazil’s top court rules against da Silva on prison
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's top court voted narrowly in the early hours Thursday to turn down an attempt by former President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, a decision that…