Stories tagged: Brazil
Tue., March 19, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
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 …
Sun., March 3, 2019
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has temporarily left prison to attend his 7-year-old grandson’s funeral
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido makes a surprise appearance at a star-studded aid concert in neighboring Colombia
Thu., Feb. 21, 2019, 11:51 a.m.
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro is ordering the border with Brazil closed as opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid from neighboring nations.
Tue., Feb. 12, 2019, 8:54 p.m.
Wire fox terriers are still King at Westminster.
Fri., Feb. 8, 2019, 9:06 a.m.
A dormitory fire at the youth training complex of the Brazilian soccer club Flamengo on Friday killed 10 people and injured at least three others, state-run news agency Agencia Brazil …
Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 11:57 a.m.
Brazilian authorities arrested five people Tuesday in connection with a dam collapse that killed at least 65 people and left nearly 300 missing as it plastered part of a small …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
The death toll from the collapse of a dam holding back mine waste in southeastern Brazil rose to 40 on Saturday as searchers flying in helicopters and rescuers laboring in …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
A dam that held back mining waste collapsed Friday in Brazil, inundating a nearby community in reddish-brown sludge, killing at least seven people and leaving scores of others missing.
Wed., Jan. 9, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
U.S. taxpayers will buy about $5 million in pork products from a Brazilian-owned meatpacking firm under President Donald Trump’s bailout program, which was designed to help American farmers hurt by …
Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil’s indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 5:30 p.m.
Brazilian doctors are reporting the world’s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted from a deceased donor.
Sun., Oct. 28, 2018, 4:33 p.m.
Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency of Latin America’s largest nation Sunday as voters looked past warnings that the brash former army captain would erode democracy and embraced a …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 7, 2018, 8:46 p.m.
With some voters hoping for a fresh start and others fearing the worst is yet to come, Brazilians cast ballots on Sunday in a divisive election that comes on the …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018, 6:07 p.m.
Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday in protest against the presidential front-runner, a far-right congressman whose campaign has exposed and deepened divisions in Latin America’s largest …
Fri., Sept. 28, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
Armed with a .22 caliber pistol, two teenagers stormed into a public school in southeastern Brazil and opened fire Friday, wounding three students, one of them seriously, police said.
Thu., Sept. 13, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Former Gonzaga teammates Kelly Olynyk and Kevin Pangos played key roles as Canada defeated Brazil 85-77 on Thursday in a FIBA World Cup Americas qualifier at Place Bell in Quebec.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
In a letter from his jail cell, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called on tens of millions of supporters to vote for the man he named to …
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Neymar and Roberto Firmino scored first-half goals, and Brazil overwhelmed the United States 2-0 before a sparse crowd of 32,469 at MetLife Stadium. Firmino scored in the 11th minute off …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
The stabbing of a leading Brazilian presidential candidate jolted an already wildly unpredictable campaign to lead Latin America’s largest nation, with doctors saying Friday that Jair Bolsonaro will be hospitalized …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 1:30 p.m.
Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed on Thursday during a campaign event, though officials and his son said the injury is not life-threatening.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:12 p.m.
Firefighters found bone fragments from a collection in the still-smoldering National Museum, an official said Tuesday, raising hopes that a famed skull might somehow have survived a massive blaze that …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 9:56 p.m.
Firefighters dug through the burned-out hulk of Brazil’s National Museum on Monday, a day after fire roared through the building, as the country mourned the irreplaceable treasures lost and pointed …
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:32 a.m.
Brazil’s health officials say more than 4 million children still need to be vaccinated against measles.
Fri., Aug. 24, 2018, 8:03 a.m.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.1-magnitude struck eastern Peru, close to its borders with Brazil and Bolivia, early Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 12:14 p.m.
The Workers’ Party in Brazil named jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Saturday as its nominee for the country’s top job.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8:13 p.m.
Julie Ertz, Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan scored second-half goals and the United States took control to beat Brazil 4-1 for the Tournament of Nations title. Heath’s curling goal in …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 11:44 a.m.
Brazil’s Health Ministry says more than 1,000 people have been infected and five have died in a measles outbreak linked to cases imported from neighboring Venezuela.
UPDATED: Wed., July 25, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Brazil coach Tite has extended his contract until the end of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Tite is the first Brazil coach to extend his deal after a World …
Tue., July 24, 2018, 3:09 p.m.
Killings of land and environmental activists rose in 2017 as Mexico and the Philippines registered worrying increases in such murders and Brazil saw the most ever registered in a single …