Cold kills homeless in Brazil's richest city

2016-06-29 13:02

Even under three blankets, Marcio Carvalho can't stop shaking as he seeks shelter on the streets of Brazil's biggest and richest city, Sao Paulo.

Mozzie protection - and condoms - for Rio Olympics

2016-06-24 22:28

A 24-hour restaurant big enough to house jumbo jets, 450 000 condoms, a multi-faith worship centre and beds that extend to accommodate the lankiest of basketball players.

Gunmen storm Brazil hospital; 1 dead, 2 wounded in shootout

2016-06-20 11:26

A group of heavily armed men stormed a Rio de Janeiro hospital to free a suspected drug trafficker, sparking a shootout with officers that left a patient dead and a nurse and an off-duty policeman wounded.

Brazil's Rousseff wants new elections

2016-06-15 14:40

Brazil's suspended president Dilma Rousseff said she is negotiating a political deal to escape impeachment and wants new elections to decide whether she can finish her term.

Only one Olympic tourist likely to catch Zika: Brazil

2016-06-10 22:21

Out of the half million tourists expected at the Rio Olympics, just one is expected to catch Zika, Brazil's health minister says.

Brazil prosecutor wants arrest of Senate boss, ex-president

2016-06-07 22:30

Brazil's top prosecutor has asked for authority to arrest and detain the president of the Senate and a former president of the country over alleged attempts to obstruct a corruption probe.

Police in Brazil kill 10-year-old they say fired on them

2016-06-04 11:47

Brazilian police have shot and killed a 10 year-old-boy they say opened fire against them when they surrounded the car he and a friend had stolen.

Brazilian police: Tests done too late to prove gang rape

2016-05-30 22:36

Brazilian police investigating a gang rape possibly involving more than 30 men, say that tests on the 16-year-old female victim were done too late to provide conclusive evidence.

Gunmen attack Rio de Janeiro police station, torch buses

2016-05-28 22:29

Brazilian authorities say gunmen opened fire on a police station in Rio de Janeiro and then torched two buses in the city's bohemian Santa Teresa neighbourhood.

Brazil outraged over video of 30 men gang-raping girl

2016-05-28 16:35

Brazilian police are investigating the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl whose attackers boasted about it by posting an online video that has horrified the country.


Rio CEO: Security is biggest concern for Olympics

2016-06-28 17:40

The chief organiser of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics says security is his top concern, well ahead of the Zika virus.

Scores of environmental activists killed in 2015

2016-06-20 22:49

At least 185 activists and indigenous people fighting environmental pillaging were murdered in 2015, the watchdog group Global Witness says.

Olympic Brazil detects ISIS posts in Portuguese

2016-06-17 22:41

Authorities in this year's Olympic host Brazil have detected users exchanging messages in Portuguese linked to ISIS in an online web forum, intelligence services say.

I want referendum after impeachment trial - Brazil president

2016-06-11 11:00

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has suggested she would hold a national referendum on her presidency if she is not ousted during an impeachment trial expected for August

Brazil's inflation accelerates more than forecast in May

2016-06-08 16:00

Brazil’s consumer inflation has accelerated more than analysts forecast in May on higher housing costs, as the market expects the central bank to keep interest rates on hold for a seventh consecutive meeting

While Rio fails, sister city shows sewage clean-up possible

2016-06-06 20:04

Across sewage-filled waters from Olympic city Rio de Janeiro, its sister city is quietly expanding its basic sanitation network, showing a real water clean-up is possible.

Brazil's transparency chief quits over corruption

2016-05-31 14:01

Leaked recordings of heavyweight politicians discussing Brazil's sprawling kickback scandal have caused more headaches for acting President Michel Temer.

Rousseff says impeachment aimed at corruption probe

2016-05-30 07:02

Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff says leaked audio recordings show that the effort to oust her is aimed at stopping a sprawling corruption probe that has implicated numerous leading politicians and businessmen.

Brazil arrests first suspect after shocking gang-rape video

2016-05-28 21:50

Brazilian police say they have arrested the first of more than 30 suspects wanted over the gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl, whose attackers posted a graphic video online showing the attack's aftermath.

Brazil IDs 4 suspects for teen's gang rape

2016-05-27 21:28

Brazilian police say they have identified and issued arrest warrants for four of the more than 30 men being investigated in the gang rape of a teenage girl.

1 jobs in Brazil

Latest Brazil jobs

Research and Development Manager | Plantation Forestry | Brazil

R70 000 - R100 000 Per Year - Brazil

Categories of Top Jobs in Brazil

Companies Hiring in Brazil

More Jobs in Brazil
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.