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When Amazon Was Just A River In Brazil: An Early Chat With Jeff Bezos
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:40

Commentator Andrei Codrescu met with Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 1995, back when the company was in its earliest days. We went to the archives to hea...

Africa: AfDB, Brazil to Train African Youth in Cassava Processing
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:21

[Observer] The African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Brazil-Africa Institute (BAI) have launched the Youth Technical Training Program (YTTP) - an in...

Brazil President Michel Temer faces more criminal charges
  • Fri, 15 Sep 2017 13:08

Michel Temer is accused of obstructing justice and leading a criminal group. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil tycoon Wesley Batista held for 'insider trading'
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 03:13

Brazilian billionaire Wesley Batista is arrested just days after his brother Joesley. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil corruption scandal: President Temer slams judiciary
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 16:07

His statement came hours before a Supreme Court justice authorised a new probe into the president. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Amazon Tribespeople Said to Have Been 'Massacred' in Brazil
  • Tue, 12 Sep 2017 21:15

Prosecutors in Brazil are investigating a "massacre" of several members of an uncontacted Amazon tribe. It appears about 10 members of the tribe were ...

Brazil police arrest ex-minister Vieira Lima after cash seizure
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:30

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian police on Friday said they arrested former minister Geddel Vieira Lima on new charges after a corruption probe found hi...

Brazil ex-minister accuses Lula of receiving bribes
  • Thu, 07 Sep 2017 16:06

An ex-minister said the former president had been given property by a construction firm. BBC News - World

'Biggest cash haul' in Brazil ex-minister's apartment
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 22:08

Police find $ 16m in an apartment said to be used by former cabinet minister Geddel Vieira Lima. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil police raids amid 2016 Olympics corruption probe
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 22:23

The head of Brazil's Olympic Committee (BOC) has been detained over a "large corruption racket". BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Philippe Coutinho on the scoresheet as Brazil see off Ecuador
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 11:17

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho put aside speculation about his club future to help Brazil beat Ecuador and secure a first-placed finish in the...

Matildas v Brazil: Ultimate guide
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 08:36

THE Matildas side which stunned world football with their recent defeat of the US and win at the Tournament of Nations will now show its wares on Aust...

Brazil Court Blocks Government Decree Allowing Mining in Amazon Reserve
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 02:32

A Brazilian court suspended a government decree that would have opened up a large natural reserve the size of Denmark in the Amazon rainforest to comm...

Brazil court blocks Amazon mining decree
  • Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:06

The order prevents the government from exploiting a protected area bigger than Denmark. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Dengue-fighting mosquitoes released in Brazil
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:17

RIO DE JANEIRO---Brazilian scientists on Tuesday began to unleash the first of millions of mosquitoes infected with a bacteria meant to prevent the in...

Aerial footage of Brazil ferry disaster
  • Sat, 26 Aug 2017 15:13

Survivors of the latest incident said the ferry capsized when it was hit by a powerful wave. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil ferry sinks near Salvador killing at least 18 people
  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 15:09

The boat was on a short route from the island of Itaparica, which is popular with tourists. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Men See Gold, Brazil Sees Jobs, Critics See Disaster
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 23:17

The government says it's looking out for the economy and job growth; critics say it's "the biggest attack on the Amazon of the last 50 years." The BBC...

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