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.
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
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