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Brazil pension climbdown rebuked by rating agency
  • Wed, 21 Feb 2018 02:35

President Michel Temer pushed for pension reform but unpopularity and corruption allegations derailed his agenda © AFP Andres Schipani in Brasília...

Video: Ten players sent off in chaotic Brazil football derby
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 17:56

Football Mon 19 Feb, AT 10:25 Video: Ten players sent off in chaotic Brazil football derby Clash between Vitoria and Bahia...

Rio de Janeiro violence: Brazil army to take control of security
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:09

A general will oversee security under emergency measures to combat a wave of violent crime. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Rio Carnival: The UK woman leading the dance in Brazil
  • Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:24

Samantha Flores from London is leading out the first float at the world-famous carnival. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Venezuelans rush to borders as Colombia and Brazil tighten controls
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 05:09

Colombia and Brazil are tightening border controls after hundreds of thousands of desperate people flee hunger and a spiralling political crisis in Ve...

Brazil police arrest sect members for enslavement
  • Wed, 07 Feb 2018 08:11

Church leaders are accused of seizing followers' possessions then forcing them into unpaid work. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

A little corner of Brazil that is forever Okinawa
  • Sun, 04 Feb 2018 11:09

Okinawan is an endangered language but in Brazil it is thriving and students come here to study it. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Gunmen kill 14 in Brazil nightclub attack
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 15:56

14 people have died and another six were injured after gunmen opened fire on a nightclub in northeastern Brazil. Eyewitnesses said three cars full of ...

Brazil: Gunmen storm Fortaleza nightclub killing 14
  • Sun, 28 Jan 2018 00:31

Two minors are among the dead following the early morning attack in Fortaleza. BBC News - World

Brazil judge seizes ex-President Lula's passport
  • Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:11

The move comes a day after a court rejected the ex-leader's appeal against a corruption conviction. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil ex-President Lula loses appeal against corruption conviction
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 16:12

The verdict by an appeals court is seen as a blow to Lula's chances of regaining presidential office. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil court upholds Lula conviction
  • Thu, 25 Jan 2018 06:25

A Brazilian appeals court on Wednesday upheld the corruption conviction of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva... a major blow to his planned p...

Brazil poised for Lula appeal verdict
  • Wed, 24 Jan 2018 13:09

Judges will decide whether to uphold a prison term handed to ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. BBC News - World

Brazil believes its growth rate will be double the IMF’s forecast
  • Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:31

Brazil expects to see upwards of 3 percent GDP growth in 2018, says Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles Europe News

Brazil declares yellow fever emergency in Minas Gerais
  • Sun, 21 Jan 2018 16:07

Minas Gerais is one of several southern states hit by an outbreak ahead of the carnival season. BBC News - World

Huge Brazil rubbish dump closes after six decades
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:05

Its closure is likely to have an impact on a nearby favela as many people there rely on scavenging. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Brazil yellow fever: WHO warns travellers to Sao Paulo
  • Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:22

The World Health Organization recommends travellers to the Brazilian state get vaccinated. BBC News - Latin America & Caribbean

Philippe Coutinho: Barcelona unveil Brazil midfielder at Nou Camp
  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 05:06

Philippe Coutinho's £142m move to Barcelona from Liverpool is officially confirmed, with the playmaker unveiled to fans at the Nou Camp. BBC News - ...

Brazil drug lord accused of deadly jail riot seized
  • Mon, 08 Jan 2018 08:06

Stephan de Souza Vieira is one of the alleged leaders of the powerful Red Command criminal gang. BBC News - World

Philippe Coutinho: Liverpool agree £142m deal with Barcelona for Brazil midfielder
  • Sun, 07 Jan 2018 02:22

Liverpool agree a £142m deal with Barcelona for Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho in what will be one of the most expensive transfers of all time. ...

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