Brazil's Bolsonaro blames Amazon fires on NGOs making 'problems'
Wildfires in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, according to research carried out by Brazil’s space research centre (INPE).
It cites 72,843 fires, marking an increase of 83% compared to 2018 — the highest since records began in 2013.
Amazon fires generate smoke cloud almost as big as devastating Siberia blaze
The Brazilian state of Amazonas declared a state of emergency over the rising number of forest fires in the area.
Prosecutors to drop rape charges against Neymar
A Brazilian inmate who tried to escape from prison by dressing up as his daughter was found dead in his cell, according to prison authorities.
A prison clash in Brazil's Altamira jail left at least 52 people dead, said officials.
In June 2019, deforestation in the world's largest tropical rainforest was 88% higher June 2018.
Fans from around the world honoured Bossa nova pioneer João Gilberto at his funeral in Rio de Janeiro.
The pioneering Brazilian musician and creator of bossa nova, João Gilberto, has died aged 88
The Grammy-winning artist was instrumental in popularizing the bossa nova music style around the world.
Sharp rise in Amazon deforestation in Brazil under Bolsonaro
Argentina make Copa America quarter-finals after lacklustre win over Qatar
Hundreds of thousands of revellers flooded Sao Paulo's Avenida Paulista Sunday (June 23) with a festive atmosphere as they sang and danced at the 23rd annual Sao Paulo Gay Pride Parade, which organisers bill as the largest gay pride parade in the world.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro told reporters on Friday that the Supreme Court's decision to criminalise homophobia overstepped the court's prerogatives.
Brazil's Marta Viera da Silva has become the first footballer, male or female, to score in five editions of the World Cup. And now she's on the cusp of breaking another World Cup record.
Neymar, sponsors suspend some ad campaigns after rape allegation - statement
Residents of one of Sao Paolo's most dangerous neighbourhoods are being offered rooftop yoga classes.
The Brazilian striker defended himself on Instagram in a 7-minute video that includes WhatsApp messages he says were exchanged with the accuser days later.
A fisherman has been telling his story of how climate change is threatening his livelihood in Brazil's coastal areas.
At least 55 prisoners have been found dead in four jails in the Brazilian city of Manaus after clashes between rival gangs, authorities said.
The representatives of more than 300 tribes are angry that President Jair Bolsonaro has closed down the country’s indigenous affairs agency.
Indigenous leaders met with lawmakers to discuss land rights and the role of their communities in the protection of the environment Thursday amid protests against the policies of Brazil's new far-right president.
Thousands of indigenous protesters gathered at the Esplanade of Ministries of Brasilia to defend the land and the cultural rights of indigenous peoples who are threatened by the government of Jair Bolsonaro.
Firefighters search for survivors after two illegally constructed buildings collapsed in Rio de Janeiro. At least three people were killed and dozens are injured.
Heavy rains killed at least ten people in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday and left the city plunged in rubble and mud. Local authorities estimated that at least 152 millimetres of rain fell in just four hours of Monday night.