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.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said he will stop using "French" pens from the brand Bic in light of criticism from President Emmanuel Macron concerning the Amazon wildfires.
The cash will be used to primarily to pay for more firefighting planes. But experts told us that was not addressing the root cause of the problem.
The forest is home to 1,500 species of birds, 500 species of mammals and 550 of reptiles.
We spoke to an expert to find out whether we should be more concerned about the ecological impact in Africa than South America.
Peru and Colombia want Amazonian countries to meet on September 6 and find a solution to the fires ravaging the forest.
Bolsonaro said Macron must apologise "before we talk or accept anything from France " but a spokesman later said Brazil would accept foreign aid.
How do you stop the Amazon wildfires?
Brazil's President, his son and his agriculture minister attacked the French leader on social media over the weekend after Macron put the Amazon on the official G7 agenda.
Thousands took to the streets in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday to demand that more be done to battle the wildfires in Brazil that have swept through parts of the Amazon region.
Tree trunk ashes are all that remain in this barren portion of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil's state of Rondonia.
As wildfires continue to rage through the Amazon Pope Francis has called on people to pray for the "lungs of our planet"