Brazil looks to short-term and long-term strategies to fight a disease so painful it's known as "breakbone fever." The outbreak is part of a global wave of dengue triggered in part by climate change.
Women are taking their rightful place in Rio's "Carnival of the streets" — the "bate-bolas," translated literally, as ball beaters.
If snow has lost its charms for you, consider what it's like to experience it for the first time. People from the Global South and other snowless places share what it was like to discover snow.
Free school lunches, a pillar of Brazil's anti-poverty efforts, are now one of its main weapons against surging post-pandemic hunger. And that's not the only benefit.
The concert in Rio de Janeiro took place during one of the worst heat waves ever in Brazil. The country is in the middle of a record-breaking six months of extreme weather.
In his book Decolonizing Healthcare Innovation, Dr. Matthew Harris argues wealthy countries ought to pay attention to innovative programs around the world instead of believing that "the West is best."
Bolivia broke off relations with Israel, Chile and Colombia pulled their ambassadors out of Tel Aviv and Brazil has pleaded for an immediate cease-fire in Gaza.
Former president Bolosnaro rejected the report's findings, issued by lawmakers mostly allied with the current President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, as biased. "It's completely biased," Bolsonaro said.
Climate change makes deadly floods, like what happened in Libya, more likely. Floods in China, Greece and Brazil in recent weeks underscore the growing danger.
The southern Brazilian states of Rio Grande do Sul and neighboring Santa Catarina are reeling after a devastating cyclone killed 27 people and displaced thousands.
After fleeing the war in Ukraine, a family found a sense of belonging far away - in Prudentópolis, Brazil, known as "Little Ukraine." A year later, the family finds themselves starting over yet again.
The Brazilian family saw their income evaporate during the pandemic. They couldn't afford to stay in their home. The city of São Paulo had a solution — but they thought it was too good to be true.
"For them, it's just the beginning. For me, it's the end of the line now," said Marta after her team's tie with Jamaica. She holds the record for most World Cup goals scored by a man or woman.
She's a record-breaking and pioneering face of women's soccer from Brazil, but will Marta finally bring the Women's World Cup trophy home?
The decrease began in January after far-right President Jair Bolsonaro left office and leftist President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was sworn in.