Over 100 dead in Brazil state as police strike continues
About 113 people have been killed in a crime wave since Saturday, as police continue to strike in Brazil's Espirito Santo state, local media reported Thursday.
Why Brazil's new battleground is the classroom
How the election of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has sparked the growth of "militarised" schools.
How to Be Brazilian in New York
“Amigo Gringo” is a YouTube series in Portuguese, intended to help tourists bridge cultural and linguistic gaps.
Here's why Brazil’s new cabinet is all men
Within hours of taking office, interim President Michel Temer filled his cabinet with men — "the people who made him president."
How a brutal gang rape gave Brazil's 'silent' women the power to fight back
Last week, a 25-year-old businesswoman and a 13-year-old schoolgirl were both gang-raped in different corners of Brazil.
This Is Why Everyone In Brazil Is Talking About Rape Culture
Women are sharing their support for a teenaged victim, who was gang-raped by thirty men, and showing how this fear is present in all of their lives.
What Brazil's New President Means for Poverty, Inequality, and More
“This is a complete earthquake in Brazilian political history.”
Investing in African agriculture: what’s in it for Brazil?
Drawing on new IDS research Lidia Cabral reflects on the growing theme of Brazil’s interest in Africa.
Rousseff’s Impeachment: What’s Next for Brazil?
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment, if it moves forward, will not bring political stability but raise a new set of challenges, says CFR’s Matthew Taylor.
More Than 100 Killed As Police Strike Spurs Anarchy In Brazilian State
WHO expands vaccination advice as yellow fever covers southeast Brazil state
The entire Brazilian state of Espirito Santo is now considered at risk for yellow fever transmission, the World Health Organization says, raising concerns the deadly virus could spread to the nation's biggest cities.
How German firm approved Brazil dam before tragedy
Six months after nearly 300 people died, new evidence emerges suggesting it could have been prevented.
Scientists track how yellow fever raced through Brazil
The yellow fever virus lurked deep in the Amazon jungle until around July 2016 when it leapt toward the highly populated south of Brazil, carried by monkeys and the mosquitoes that liked to bite them At a speed of about two miles (3.3 kilometers) per day, the virus made its way to the outskirts of the big cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, places it had not circulated in decades, and where more than 35 million people were not vaccinated against…
Brazil's new top diplomat shifts focus from ideology to trade
The arrival of a tough-talking foreign minister in Brazil marks a move away from ideologically-driven diplomacy that raised tensions with the United States and towards a big push on trade.
Why Brazil's Olympic Gold Could Boost Its New President
If history is any guide, Brazil’s Olympic gold may be remembered as a turning point in the crisis.
How samba helped badminton player escape drug gangs and reach Olympics
When slum boy Ygor Coelho de Oliveira's father heard the Olympics were coming to Rio he joked his son should compete. Now the 19-year-old from Brazil's toughest favela is going for badminton gold.
Why Brazilians are Embracing Afrofuturism
The film poster for the "A Jornada" film would be striking in any country. A dark-skinned man and woman, naked but covered only in gold geometric shapes, lovingly embrace each other. In Brazil, a country where advertisements never show black couples or even dark-skinned black people, the film poster
How the Left Lost Brazil
This October, the far-right may take over South America's largest economy.
What Netflix’s New Documentary About Brazil’s Far-Right Turn Has to Tell America
The director of The Edge of Democracy on how what happened in Brazil could happen here.
Mexico investigates battle between drug gangs that left at least 20 dead
The bodies, some burned, found in the northern border town of Tamaulipas that’s convulsed by fighting to control drug trafficking