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A Brazilian Supreme Court justice has ordered the arrest of the former chairman of the world’s largest meatpacker whose testimony implicated the president in corruption.
A commuter boat carrying more than 100 passengers flipped and sank Thursday in northeast Brazil, killing at least 18 people and leaving dozens missing in rough ocean waters.
Brazil’s attorney general is sharply criticizing the recent ouster of his counterpart in Venezuela.
Prosecutors in Brazil have filed corruption and money laundering charges against a former CEO of the state oil company Petrobras for allegedly receiving bribes from a construction company.
Environmental activists sailed across Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest pollution in the city’s waterways and broken promises to clean them up around the 2016 Olympics.
Opposition lawmakers in Brazil on Wednesday tried to delay a vote on whether to suspend President Michel Temer, an acknowledgement that they likely didn’t have enough support to put Temer on trial for a bribery charge.
Julie Ertz came in off the bench and scored in the 89th minute and the United States overcame a late two-goal deficit to beat Brazil 4-3 on Sunday night in the Tournament of Nations.
Police in Paraguay say a shooting at a nightclub near the border with Brazil has left four Brazilian citizens dead and 10 people wounded.
A Brazilian court has dismissed the criminal case against U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte, who had been charged with filing a false robbery report during the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The court in Rio confirmed in a statement this week that it tossed out the case after determining that Lochte’s robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute the filing of a fake report. A lawyer for Lochte says he’s “pleased” by the decision.
A judge ordered the arrest of former President Ollanta Humala and his wife Thursday night as they face money laundering and conspiracy accusations tied to a construction scandal involving Brazilian company Odebrecht.
Poor sanitation and water conditions that contributed to an outbreak of Zika persist in Brazil and leave the country vulnerable to a resurgence of the virus, a rights group said Thursday.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was convicted of corruption and money laundering on Wednesday, the most high-profile conviction yet in a sweeping graft investigation that has jailed dozens of the Latin American country’s elite.
A prospect with a 94 mph fastball gets a lot of attention, no matter where he is pitching – even when that prospect is a diminutive 16-year-old from a country with little baseball tradition.
President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation.
Brazil’s federal police said Tuesday that investigators have found evidence President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, raising a new threat that the embattled leader could be suspended from office pending a corruption trial.
President Michel Temer is fighting new allegations that his administration turned Brazil’s spy services on a supreme court justice investigating him for corruption, the latest in a series of accusations that threaten to cut short his tenure.
A fugitive ‘ndrangheta Italian crime clan boss, accused of international drug trafficking, was taken into custody at a Brazil airport, authorities said Saturday.
Fighting to save his job, Brazilian President Michel Temer got a huge boost from the decision by the country’s top electoral court to reject allegations of illegal campaign finance and keep him in office.
Brazil is considering measures that would roll back environmental protections and make it difficult to meet its Paris climate accord targets – a signal it is stepping back from its global leadership on climate change just as the United States is also retreating.
A former Brazilian congressman and adviser to President Michel Temer was arrested Saturday in a new threat to the embattled president, who’s under investigation and facing possible impeachment in a corruption scandal.