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.
Pressure mounts on EU leaders to act against the deforestation in Brasil. One Hungarian MEP called on the European Parliament to block EU-Mercosur agreement unless Brasil gives guarantees to stop deforestation.
Celebrities react to the grave news that the Amazon is ablaze in Brazil and we talk to three NGOs tackling the crisis.
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.
Authorities said the riot involved rival criminal gangs who took at least two penitentiary officers hostage as they battled one another.
A prison clash in Brazil's Altamira jail left at least 52 people dead, said officials.
The Grammy-winning artist was instrumental in popularizing the bossa nova music style around the world.