Brazil’s president has played down a corruption scandal that’s tarnished its valuable meat industry.
Thousands of people have taken to the streets across Brazil to protest against pension reforms.
Brazil's worst-ever recession has unexpectedly deepened; GDP dropped by 3.6 percent in 2016; almost as bad as 2015's 3.8 percent slump.
At least 11 people have been injured after a float collapsed during Rio's world-famous Carnival Parade. It comes after a float belonging to the Paraiso de Tuiuti samba school crashed on Sunday, injuri
At least a dozen people have been injured, one seriously, following a float crash at Rio de Janeiro’s world famous carnival parade.
Rio de Janeiro’s annual samba extravaganza got into full swing on Saturday in typical style.
Explained: The bribery scandal engulfing Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht and Latin American governmentsA multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
A multi-million euro bribery scandal involving Brazil’s largest engineering company is spreading through South America.
This is the moment CCTV captured a man being knocked to the ground by a stray tyre.
The Brazilian government has deployed the first of 9,000 soldiers onto the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the city’s famous carnival later this month.
Thousands of revelers took part in colourful street parties in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday ahead of the famous Carnival.
Emotions were raw as Chapecoense played their first match since most of their players died in a plane crash.
Brazilian singer Loalwa Braz, who found fame with the 1980s hit Lambada has been found dead near her home in Saquarema, Brazil.
At least 27 inmates have now thought to have died in the latest violence to erupt in a Brazilian prison.
At least 31 inmates are killed in a Brazilian prison in what is believed to be a drug gang revenge attack.
Over 100 prisoners are on the loose and 56 have died after two rival drugs gangs ran riot in a Brazilian prison.
Around 60 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil in what officials say is the biggest prison massacre in the history of the state of Manaus.
Around 60 people have been killed in a prison riot in Brazil. The fighting was sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus.