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Eleven killed in shooting in bar in Brazil - officials

2019-05-21 12:16

Gunmen killed at least 11 people in a bar in northern Brazil, officials said.

Brazil police shoot dead eight in Rio favela: official

2019-05-06 21:46

Brazilian police have shot dead eight people in one of Rio de Janeiro's biggest slums on, an official says, just days after figures showed a record number of killings by state officers in the first quarter.

Easter play in Brazil shantytown a voice against injustice

2019-04-20 07:54

The back streets of Brazil's biggest shantytown have become the stage for an Easter passion play that mirrors the realities faced by its residents.

WATCH: Thousands in Brazil protest military coup anniversary

2019-04-01 06:42

Several thousand protesters have taken to the streets of Brazil's biggest cities on the 55th anniversary of a coup which brought in more than two decades of military rule.

Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil

2019-03-20 09:20

US President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro have forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative and populist politics, with Trump pledging to give more US support to Brazil's global ambitions.

Rainstorms kill 11 in greater Sao Paulo area

2019-03-11 22:45

Heavy rains have caused the deaths of at least seven people in and around Brazil's largest city

Brazil's jailed Lula authorised to attend grandson's funeral

2019-03-02 11:55

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been authorised to leave prison and attend the funeral of his 7-year-old grandson who died of meningitis.

Blood of Brazil rescue workers shows high levels of metals

2019-02-21 10:08

Officials in Brazil say that blood and urine tests conducted on firefighters searching through muddy mine waste for missing people after a dam collapse show high levels of potentially toxic metals.

Brazil's Bolsonaro improving after pneumonia, surgery

2019-02-10 13:25

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has beaten fever caused by pneumonia after his abdominal surgery two weeks ago, his hospital has said.

WATCH: Fire kills 10 in Brazil's most popular football club

2019-02-08 20:25

Fire swept through a training facility for Brazil's most popular football club Flamengo Friday, killing at least 10 people.

 

Brazilian GP will move to Rio from 2020

2019-05-09 10:51

Next year's Formula 1 Grand Prix in Brazil will be held in Rio de Janeiro, ending a three-decade long association with Sao Paulo.

WATCH: Death toll rises to 23 in Brazill building collapse

2019-04-22 07:33

Brazilian firefighters say they've finished a search for victims of a building collapse in Rio de Janeiro, with 23 people now confirmed dead

WATCH: Bridge collapses in Brazil after ferry hits pillar

2019-04-07 12:09

A ferry has collided with a bridge pillar in Brazil's Amazon region, causing the span's central road to plunge into the Moju River. WATCH NOW.

Protests rock Brazil and Hong Kong: WATCH the top World news videos for today

2019-04-01 05:56

Thousands in Brazil protest military coup anniversary | Thousands protest in Hong Kong over China extradition law; here are the top World news videos for your Monday. WATCH.

Governor: 2 attackers kill 8, themselves at Brazil school

2019-03-13 20:23

The governor of Sao Paulo says two young men, wearing hoods and carrying several weapons, opened fire at a school in southern Brazil, killing eight people before taking their own lives

Brazil ex-leader Lula returns to jail after grandson's funeral

2019-03-03 09:34

Brazil's ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva returned to prison on Saturday after being allowed to attend the funeral of a grandson who died suddenly at age seven.

WATCH: Humpback whale found in Amazon Jungle

2019-02-27 16:53

A humpback whale has been found in Brazil's Amazon Jungle, it is believed the 8-metre-long cub died at sea and washed up in by tides.

Brazil president sacks close aide amid political scandal

2019-02-20 05:39

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing.

Fall of fugitive "Batman" puts global oil trading on the spot

2019-02-10 08:28

Brazilian prosecutors said that the trader was among a group of former Petrobras employees accused of taking more than $31m in bribes from intermediaries linked to some of the biggest commodity-trading firms in the world.

Brazil's Lula given nearly 13 years in new graft conviction

2019-02-07 06:10

A Brazilian court has sentenced former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to 12 years and 11 months in jail in a new conviction for corruption and accepting bribes.

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