Brazil

A visitor walks in the garden during a guided tour of Roberto Burle Marx’s former home, which was elected today as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 27, 2021. The site features more than 3,500 species of plants native to Rio and is considered a laboratory for botanical and landscape experimentation. (AP Photo/Bruna Prado)

Brazil landscape garden earns UNESCO world heritage status

Brazil landscape garden earns UNESCO world heritage status

 

Family members attend the burial of Sgt. Jorge Luis Pereira da Silva, 54, who died from COVID-19, at the Campo da Esperanca cemetery in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The nation had an average of 2,235 deaths a day last week – the highest since the beginning of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Brazil posts record single-day toll of 3,251 virus deaths

Brazil posts record single-day toll of 3,251 virus deaths

 

Bolsonaro becomes ‘poster boy’ for unproven virus treatment

Bolsonaro becomes ‘poster boy’ for unproven virus treatment

Bolsonaro becomes ‘poster boy’ for unproven virus treatment

 

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus
First major Brazilian cities resume classes amid pandemic

First major Brazilian cities resume classes amid pandemic

First major Brazilian cities resume classes amid pandemic

First major Brazilian cities resume classes amid pandemic
Brazil tests COVID shot, without deal to use it if it works

Brazil tests COVID shot, without deal to use it if it works

Brazil tests COVID shot, without deal to use it if it works

Brazil tests COVID shot, without deal to use it if it works
10 dead in gunbattles during police raid on Rio slum complex

10 dead in gunbattles during police raid on Rio slum complex

10 dead in gunbattles during police raid on Rio slum complex

10 dead in gunbattles during police raid on Rio slum complex
Brazil’s health minister resigns after one month on the job

Brazil’s health minister resigns after one month on the job

Brazil’s health minister resigns after one month on the job

Brazil’s health minister resigns after one month on the job
Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits

Bolsonaro in crisis mode after Brazil justice minister quits
Canada pushing for Amazon protections in free-trade talks with Brazil

Canada pushing for Amazon protections in free-trade talks with Brazil

Canada pushing for Amazon protections in free-trade talks OTTAWA — Canada is…

Canada pushing for Amazon protections in free-trade talks with Brazil
Rio could be ‘laboratory’ for solving Brazil’s crime crisis

Rio could be ‘laboratory’ for solving Brazil’s crime crisis

SAO PAULO — Brazilian leaders said Monday that the use of the…

  • Feb 19, 2018
Rio could be ‘laboratory’ for solving Brazil’s crime crisis
Future for Brazil’s Lula hangs on apartment in decaying city

Future for Brazil’s Lula hangs on apartment in decaying city

GUARUJA, Brazil — A beachfront apartment sits at the centre of a…

  • Jan 24, 2018
Future for Brazil’s Lula hangs on apartment in decaying city
Brazil’s anti-corruption judge says massive probe near end

Brazil’s anti-corruption judge says massive probe near end

SAO PAULO — The judge overseeing a sprawling corruption probe into billions…

  • Oct 2, 2017
Brazil’s anti-corruption judge says massive probe near end
18 dead in Brazil boat accident, 2nd fatal sinking this week

18 dead in Brazil boat accident, 2nd fatal sinking this week

RIO DE JANEIRO — A commuter boat carrying more than 100 passengers…

  • Aug 24, 2017
18 dead in Brazil boat accident, 2nd fatal sinking this week
Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva…

  • Jul 12, 2017
Ex-Brazilian President Silva convicted of corruption

Brazil’s president says corruption charge is ‘soap opera’

SAO PAULO — Brazil’s president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a…

  • Jun 27, 2017

Brazil president on defence as aide falls, cash recovered

RIO DE JANEIRO — Embattled President Michel Temer’s attempt to win back…

  • May 23, 2017

Brazil’s lower house OKs reducing protection in Amazon park

Opens big chunk of land for agriculture and other activities