The New York Republican congressman reached a deal with Brazilian prosecutors in which he agreed to confess and pay restitution and fines to avoid prosecution.
Gold prices are soaring. Cue the gold rush, and with it, more challenges for Brazil and efforts to protect the world's largest tropical forest, write Robert Muggah and Mac Margolis.
Police raided former President Jair Bolsonaro's home, investigating claims of suspected efforts to falsify vaccination records to travel to the U.S. He denies any role in allegedly forging documents.
"Pelé" — the nickname of one of soccer's greatest players — has long been used as a synonym for greatness. Now, a Brazilian dictionary is making that meaning official with a new entry.
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The numbers are far less than in the U.S. but school attacks are definitely on the increase, prompting soul-searching — and a national debate over strategies to prevent future tragedies.
The far-right leader went to Florida after losing his bid for re-election, days before his rival was inaugurated. While in Florida, Bolsonaro frequently met with supporters and conservative groups.
A scandal is unfolding in Brazil involving millions of dollars worth of jewels, the Saudi government and former President Jair Bolsonaro.
The cities of Sao Sebastiao, Ubatuba, Ilhabela and Bertioga, some of the hardest hit and now under state of calamity, canceled their Carnival festivities as rescue teams struggle to find the missing.
It was just over a month ago that hundreds of extremist supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro, stormed the capital and ransacked the Congress, Supreme Court and the presidential offices.
The illegal miners have polluted rivers and land in the reserve, leading to widespread hunger and disease.
The ex-president left Brazil for Florida a week before his supporters rioted in Brasilia. Analysts say his special diplomatic visa expired Tuesday, leaving U.S. authorities to decide his legal status.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva fired Brazil's army chief on Saturday. Lula has said that some in the military allowed the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.
Brazil's Supreme Court granted the request from the prosecutor general's office to include Bolsonaro in the wider investigation, citing a video he posted on Facebook two days after the riot.