British tourist family shot at in Brazil, 1 wounded - police

2017-08-07 09:31

Brazilian police have said a family of British tourists who made a wrong turn while travelling in a car outside Rio de Janeiro was shot at and a woman was wounded.

Brazil's Temer confident he can survive bribery charge vote

2017-08-02 12:14

President Michel Temer appears to have the upper-hand Wednesday going into a key vote by the lower chamber of Brazil's Congress on whether to suspend him and put him on trial over an alleged bribery scheme to line his pockets

Brazilian judge freezes ex-president Lula's assets after conviction

2017-07-19 22:02

A Brazilian judge leading an anti-corruption probe has ordered assets belonging to former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva frozen after last week convicting and sentencing him to prison for graft.

Former Brazil leader Lula sentenced to jail for graft

2017-07-12 19:50

Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been sentenced to nine-and-a-half years in prison for corruption and money laundering.

Brazil's Temer hurries defence against corruption charge

2017-07-06 11:25

Brazilian President Michel Temer has presented his legal defence against corruption allegations to lawmakers in a move seen as a bid to avoid being suspended from office.

Newborn latest victim of Rio de Janeiro's surging violence

2017-07-04 10:03

A newborn has become the latest victim of Rio de Janeiro's surging gun violence.

Car rams gate at Brazil president palace, driver in custody

2017-06-29 11:01

Security forces in Brazil's capital have detained a minor who allegedly rammed a car through a gate in an apparent attempt to reach the presidential palace.

WATCH: Corruption charges filed against Brazil president Temer

Brazil President Michel Temer has had corruption charges filed against him by federal prosecutor, General Rodrigo Janot, for taking bribes. Watch for more.

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Brazilian president says he built warm ties with Putin

2017-06-22 17:15

Brazilian President Michel Temer says he has built warm ties with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin

Brazil president to sue tycoon for slander

2017-06-20 07:53

Brazilian President Michel Temer has filed a lawsuit for slander and a second civil case seeking damages after a tycoon accused him of running "the country's most dangerous criminal organisation".


Soldiers enter Rio slums

2017-08-06 07:18

More than 3 500 Brazilian soldiers are occupying a series of slum communities in northern Rio de Janeiro as part of efforts to combat a spike in violence.

Great corn clash is coming as US, Brazil farmers face off

2017-07-31 10:11

The world’s biggest corn exporters are preparing for a showdown.

Former Brazilian President sentenced to 9 and a half years for corruption

2017-07-12 22:05

A federal judge has convicted former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva of corruption and money laundering and sentenced him to nine and a half years.

Hate SA public transport? Watch a bus split in half in Brazil

2017-07-12 10:32

Watch the bizarre moment a bus is split in half while transporting passengers in Brazil.

Police in Brazil arrest another ally of President Temer

2017-07-04 13:31

Brazilian police have arrested a close ally of embattled President Michel Temer for alleged obstruction of justice.

WORLD FOCUS: Train wreck, favela resident protest and 676 skulls unearthed

An Amtrack passenger train with 267 people on board derailed in Washington state, while protests have erupted in Rio de Janeiro over shootouts between police and drug traffickers. Watch to find out what else is making international headlines.

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Rate-cutting race among BRICS outliers pits Russia and Brazil

2017-06-28 11:00

The race to ease monetary policy in Russia and Brazil may come down to factors neither of the central banks can control.

Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

2017-06-27 08:59

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.

Brazilian police accuse Temer of receiving bribes

2017-06-21 09:20

Brazil's federal police have said there is solid evidence embattled President Michel Temer received bribes, a legal development that could see him suspended from office.

Hundreds of thousands for Brazil gay parade, world's biggest

2017-06-18 20:09

Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in Sao Paulo, Brazil for the annual gay pride parade, one of the largest in the world.

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