Floods have hit in Brazil's most populous city.
Local television stations showed cars covered by water, flooded streets, and kilometres of traffic jams in Sao Paulo in what some called a "chaotic" day.
The torrential rain — the worst since records were first kept 110 years ago — has eased but the risk of landslides continues in Belo Horizonte.
Brazil's culture minister spoke about national art in a speech that closely resembled that of Hilter's propaganda chief.
The organisers expect about 25,000 people to participate in Rio de Janeiro's Tattoo Week this year.
While the cities government official carnival only opens on January 12, carnival revellers attended more than 20 "blocos" or carnival street parties.
In Bahia, Brazil the Tivoli Ecoresort is helping the local community to save their important environment.
Big-screen televisions were among the items that shoppers scrambled for.
It takes a lot of bottle to build a house like this.
Presidents of the group of major emerging economies - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) are meeting in Brazil’s capital this Wednesday for their 11th annual summit.
Lula's 45-minute speech to cheering supporters focused on defeating right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro on and improving the economic conditions of the working class.
Lula had been favored to win the 2018 presidential election, but his conviction in a corruption investigation prohibited him from running.
In an ambush on the Arariboia reservation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, Paulino Guajajara was shot dead while one other was injured, according to a statement from Guajajara tribe leaders.
Delta Tankers said the Bouboulina left Venezuela in July, bound for Malaysia, and that the trip ended "uneventfully."
The thick petroleum sludge that has been mysteriously washing up on beaches in Brazil for more than a month struck the popular tourist spot of Porto de Galinhas in Pernambuco state
Every year, 33 million tonnes of soybeans are imported into the Old Continent, mostly from Brazil and the United States.
King of the heavyweights, Riner took gold on the last day of the tournament in Brasilia.
Experience won the day on day two in Brasilia
After a six-year absence, the IJF returns to one of the world's judo's powerhouses and the first day proves exciting.
Brazilian illusionists Henry Vargas and Klauss Duraes performed a stunt on Paulista Avenue in Sao Paulo, drawing the attention of hundreds of people
Conflicts over the use of land and resources in the Amazon have taken the lives of more than 300 people says new HRW report.
Neymar rape accuser charged with extortion
The leaders of seven South American countries have met in the Amazon town of Leticia in Colombia to sign an agreement to better protect what is the world’s largest tropical forest.
For President Donald Trump, maintaining his personal friendship with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — another right-wing leader with authoritarian tendencies — is seemingly more important than leading the charge against the disaster unfolding in Brazil.
So far this year nearly 94,000 fires have been observed across Brazil with the majority recorded in the Amazon.
Fires continue to consume the normally lush Amazon, killing animals and leading to respiratory illnesses according to the leader of an indigenous group in Rondonia state.