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Genetically modified mosquitoes breed in Brazil

After a field experiment between 2013 and 2015, genetically modified mosquitoes are breeding in Brazil. According to the researchers' original plan, all released mosquitoes and their offspring should have died....

Genetically modified mosquitoes breed in Brazil

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Brazil seeks China's OK for genetically modified sugarcane Brazil's agriculture minister will ask Chinese officials on Thursday to greenlight exports to the Asian nation of sugar made from genetically modifie...
2019-05-21, 14:48

Genetically modified cows could cut methane emissions by 50% Scientists discovered that methane-producing microbes in cow stomachs are actually inherited -- and think that selective breeding of cows that produc...
2019-07-06, 05:48

Genetically enhanced fungus kills mosquitoes with spider venom A new weapon in the war against malaria-carrying mosquitoes has arrived just in time for summer. Researchers from the University of Maryland and the ...
2019-06-11, 18:16

Albino lizards are the world’s first genetically modified reptiles CRISPR gene editing has been used to create genetically modified reptiles for the first time. The breakthrough could help us study certain eye disord...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Scientists say genetically modified babies will have shorter lives In late 2018 a Chinese scientist name He Jiankui performed work that has gained him not only the criticism of his peers but also backlash from his ho...
2019-06-04, 20:48

U.S. to revise genetically modified organism regulations: WTO filing The United States is planning to revise its regulations on importing, transporting and releasing genetically modified organisms, it told the World Tr...
2019-06-07, 14:48

Why genetically modified 'golden rice' failed to conquer the world 20 years ago, genetically engineered rice with its increased nutritional content seemed a sure-fire win – but that reckoned without implacable critic...
2019-08-07, 21:32

Like salmon? They're now the first genetically modified animals approved for consumption Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish.  &...
2019-06-21, 16:32

Genetically modified salmon could be hitting restaurant tables next year NEW YORK — Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fis...
2019-06-21, 23:16

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotech...
2019-06-12, 04:00

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotech...
2019-06-12, 02:00

We need to resolve ethics of CRISPR technology as China awaits third genetically modified baby The scientific community is now struggling to grapple with the ethics of human germline editing as another woman pregnant with a gene-edited baby is ...
2019-05-21, 23:48

Pacquiao continues to show the new breed how it’s done Manny Pacquiao became the WBA welterweight champion with an impressive 12-round decision over Keith Thurman in Las Vegas, writes Sean Nam The post Pa...
2019-07-22, 22:00

Golf’s New Breed Tries to Speed Things Up PGA Tour executives have long resisted singling out anyone for taking a long time to hit a shot. So some of the top young players are applying peer p...
2019-08-16, 14:32

What does it mean to be genetically Jewish? DNA tests have been used in Israel to verify a person’s Jewishness. This brings a bigger question: what does it mean to be genetically Jewish? And ca...
2019-06-13, 10:00

White stork pair could become first to breed in wild in UK for centuries Birds brooding three eggs due to hatch in June are part of a rewilding projectWhite storks nesting on top of an ancient oak tree could become the fir...
2019-05-22, 19:00

Men behaving badly: why cinema's great hellraisers were a breed apart Rip Torn belonged to a high-spirited tradition that was fuelled by too much booze and testosterone. Like it or not, we may never see their like again...
2019-07-11, 18:00

EU leaders stick to Brexit guns as they prepare for 'different breed' of PM Bloc united in respect for May and refusal to budge on withdrawal agreement Today’s political development - live updatesEU leaders are to hold emerge...
2019-05-24, 17:32

We could breed climate-friendly cows that belch less methane Livestock are responsible for 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions but it turns out that we could breed cows with gut bacteria that produ...
2019-07-03, 21:48

'Ford v Ferrari' actors say race car drivers a special breed Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers after making "Ford v Ferrari", based on the true story of t...
2019-09-10, 06:32

The surprising reason why mosquitoes are attracted to you While mosquitoes can only effectively see victims for 15-20 feet, they can find us more than 100 feet away by detecting something we emit.  ...
2019-08-08, 13:32

Madrasas Don't "Breed" People Like Godse, Pragya Thakur: Azam Khan Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has stirred a new controversy by saying madrasas "do not produce people like Nathuram Godse or Pragya Singh Thakur",...
2019-06-12, 11:00

Cochise Health officials warn of more mosquitoes Cochise County Health and Social Services officials say the Monsoon is bringing out more mosquitoes. The weather increases the risk of getting diseas...
2019-08-17, 14:32

Go away! Here's how to stop mosquitoes from biting you this summer As temperatures rise, so do mosquito populations. Here's how to avoid getting bit by mosquitoes this summer.       &#...
2019-05-24, 16:32

'Ford v Ferrari' actors Damon, Bale say race car drivers a special breed The movie, shown at the Toronto Film Festival on Monday, chronicles Ford Motor Co.'s bid to build a race car to beat Ferrari at Le Mans, a race it do...
2019-09-10, 21:32

What to know about modified radical mastectomy A modified radical mastectomy is a less intensive surgery to treat breast cancer than a radical mastectomy. Here, we give an overview, including what...
2019-06-27, 23:01

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. A...
2019-08-28, 04:16

Scientists discover new way to kill disease-carrying mosquitoes During the two experiments, the number of female mosquitoes responsible for disease spread plummeted by 83 percent to 94 percent on two small islands...
2019-07-18, 18:48

Why haven’t genetically engineered crops made food better? Enlarge / Normal rice (bottom), the first version of golden rice (right), and the current strain (left). (credit: Environmental Health Perspectives/N...
2019-06-05, 03:01

Forget sharks — mosquitoes are the deadliest maneaters on earth If we were rational creatures, we would fear our back yards more than our beaches. Though oceans contain real-life monsters like the great white, our...
2019-08-04, 05:16

Brain-swelling virus found in Florida mosquitoes Mosquitoes are a summertime pest that most of us have just learned to deal with. You can treat your lawn and use bug spray, but they’re still g...
2019-07-31, 18:16

Make Life Difficult For Mosquitoes With This Discounted Insect Repellent Bugs and mosquitoes are undefeated in the summer, but you can at least make yourself a difficult target with this discounted OFF! Deep Woods value pa...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Factbox: 10 facts on how mosquitoes pose a threat to half the world LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A warmer climate, travel and trade are helping to spread mosquito-borne diseases as a deadly beast smaller than...
2019-08-21, 04:48

Woman charged with shooting at plane that was spraying for mosquitoes in Louisiana A cell phone video showed the aircraft after Stacy Nguyen Rodgers allegedly fired at it. The aircraft was not hit, authorities say.   ...
2019-08-08, 09:32

Mosquitoes set for a comeback: City’s bug boss predicting bloodsucker boom This summer has been – so far – largely mosquito-free, but the city's bug boss says that blissful skeeter-free season might be about to take a turn f...
2019-07-17, 19:32

This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and cure rare diseases United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt is a trailblazer in drug development for rare diseases. She is now developing technology to tackle the orga...
2019-06-27, 19:32

Rhode Island mosquitoes test positive for potentially fatal EEE virus “Using repellent, wearing long sleeves and pants, and minimizing outdoor time from dusk to dawn -- peak biting times for many mosquitoes – are all ex...
2019-08-17, 02:00

U.S. Mosquitoes Are Laying 'Time Capsule' Eggs That Can Outlast Colder Winters Mosquitoes didn’t become the most prolific animal killer of humanity by being lazy. A new study this week suggests that a common disease-causing spec...
2019-08-22, 23:48

Matt Prior: Here come the modified Land Rover Discoverys Early Discoverys could be set for a modding frenzy The Jeep, Beetle and Mini have all had their turn, it's time for the 30-year-old Disco to steal ...
2019-08-16, 15:32

Dayton shooter used a modified gun that may have exploited a legal loophole Even though it looked like a rifle, the gun used in the Dayton shooting was likely classified as a pistol – legally skirting laws regarding sho...
2019-08-06, 12:16

The 'Funnies' Were The Wildly Modified Tanks That Protected The Allies on D-Day Of all the stories of the D-Day invasion, the most heroic—and tragic—involve the waves of Allied soldiers who waded ashore to face the enemy on the b...
2019-06-06, 22:32

Three Americans Have Died After Contracting Rare Brain-Infecting Virus Spread by Mosquitoes On Monday, Rhode Island health officials reported that a resident had died after contracting the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus. The death m...
2019-09-11, 16:32

WeWork loan modified to reduce lender risk ahead of IPO NEW YORK, Sept 13 (LPC) - The US$6bn of senior secured credit facilities for WeWork that are contingent on the office sharing startup pushing through...
2019-09-14, 05:00

I Helped a Michigan Man Fix His Late Father's Highly-Modified Pontiac Fiero and My God Does it Rip When a reader named Dan emailed me in February asking for help getting his late father’s prized small block Chevy-swapped Pontiac Fiero back up and r...
2019-06-24, 01:48

Toyota Brought the Most Iconic Modified Supras to Celebrate the 2020 Supra in Japan Toyota is fully aware of how big of a deal the new Supra is, with fans have waited over two decades for the new A90. But the car is built in Austra a...
2019-06-10, 18:16

Virgin Orbit Carries Out Its First Successful Rocket Drop Test From Modified Boeing 747 Virgin Orbit, the sister company of spaceflight company Virgin Galactic, nailed its first-ever drop test on Wednesday using a dummy LauncherOne rock...
2019-07-11, 05:32

Security researcher demos a modified iPhone charging cable that can hijack your computer As far as iPhone and Mac hacks are concerned, a California-based security researcher who goes by the name MG recently came up with one of the more cl...
2019-08-14, 12:00

To be 'best of breed,' the Army needs cloud computing, says Army secretary To win against adversaries such as China and Russia, the Army can't just be better than a single competitor, it needs to be the best overall, and tha...
2019-08-21, 18:48

Brazil’s Disappointment In the course of a decade, Brazil has gone from rising power to fallen star. Latin America’s largest economy enjoyed effervescent years under Preside...
2019-06-07, 22:16

20 of Brazil's most beautiful places From its stunning beaches to its amazing interior, Brazil is a feast for the eyes. Here are 20 of its most beautiful places to visit when you travel ...
2019-05-29, 13:32

Could Brazil's new ambassador to the US be a Bolsonaro? Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro intends to nominate his son Eduardo for the country's most important diplomatic post: ambassador to the US. Will bu...
2019-07-18, 22:48

Why does Brazil lag behind in women's football? Contrary to what happens in the men's game, the Americans dominate the female landscape while Brazil have only once made it to the final. What explai...
2019-06-11, 11:48

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil YouTube built its business on keeping users hooked. This has been a gift to extremist groups. An investigation in the company’s second-biggest market...
2019-08-12, 05:32

When in Brazil, Just Follow the Music The capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia can be an intimidating place for travelers. But, as the 52 Places Traveler found out, when in doubt, just...
2019-07-02, 22:32

Welcome To The Last Ride Of Marta's Brazil The sun is about to set on Brazil this summer. The land of joga bonito has fielded one of, if not the, best generations of women’s soccer players ove...
2019-06-07, 06:16

Brazil Says Amazonian Development Will Help It Brazil’s environment minister said economic development in the Amazon is the best way to protect the rain forest, accusing foreigners and his leftist...
2019-09-07, 02:32

Brazil wildfires put spotlight on deforestation Brazil's official monitoring agency is reporting a sharp increase in wildfires this year. President Jair Bolsonaro suggested Wednesday, without...
2019-08-23, 07:48

Brazil’s Bolsonaro on the Environment, in His Own Words With criticism mounting on the policies of Brazil’s president, he has promised to combat fires raging in the Amazon. But he has long supported scalin...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Brazil's environment minister says G7 aid for Amazon welcome Brazilian Environment Minister Ricardo Salles told reporters in São Paulo on Monday that financial aid to help fight fires in the Amazon rainforest f...
2019-08-27, 09:16

Australia beats Brazil 3-2 with aid from an own goal An own goal gave Australia a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over Brazil at the Women's World Cup, even after Marta added a record 16th career tournamen...
2019-06-14, 13:16

Brazil's indigenous guardians of the Amazon For decades, the Waiapi have lived in the Brazilian state of Amapa in near-isolation from the non-indigenous world and in harmony with the rainforest...
2019-08-27, 09:48

Neymar stripped of Brazil captaincy Neymar has been replaced as Brazil captain for next month's Copa America by his Paris Saint-Germain teammate Dani Alves, the country's football feder...
2019-05-28, 15:32

'No need' for German Amazon aid: Brazil's Bolsonaro President Jair Bolsonaro has dismissed the importance of German funding for forest and biodiversity projects in Brazil. "They can use this money as t...
2019-08-13, 19:32

Brazil's President Is Full of Shit Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro—the far-right climate denier who assumed office this year and immediately began gutting Brazil’s environmental age...
2019-08-22, 08:16

Until 2012 You Could Watch Netflix On A PS2 In Brazil Netflix on consoles was a much different experience a decade ago. Today users just download an app, login and start watching some TV or movies. But b...
2019-08-18, 02:00

Brazil's Guedes Says Trade Talks With U.S. Are Under Way Brazil’s economy minister said that talks are officially under way for a trade deal with the U.S. The confirmation came after a meeting with U.S. Com...
2019-08-01, 06:32

AP Explains: Brazil’s environmental changes under Bolsonaro AP Explains: A look at environmental changes in Bolsonaro’s Brazil ahead of a UN workshop on climate change in Salvador, Bahia state, and the governm...
2019-08-19, 22:16

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro wants his son to be ambassador to U.S. Eduardo Bolsonaro's appointment to the most prestigious posting in the country’s foreign service sparked a collective groan from several career diplo...
2019-07-13, 06:16

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as ...
2019-08-21, 09:16

BP says biofuel to add to rather than replace gasoline in Brazil BP does not expect supply from additional biofuel capacity in Brazil - where it is combining its unit with U.S. grain trader Bunge's - to replace d...
2019-07-22, 19:32

| Pele meets with Obama in Brazil Pele met with former US president Barack Obama in Sao Paulo where the pair discussed how "to make the world better," the Brazilian football great sai...
2019-05-31, 12:16

Protesters take to Brazil's streets – in pictures Tens of thousands of students, academics and teachers have marched throughout the vast South American country in protest against ultraconservative pr...
2019-05-31, 11:00

VAR drama as Australia come from two down to stun Brazil "Women\u0027s World Cup Group C, Stade la Mosson - Australia 3 (Foord 45\u0027, Logarzo 58\u0027, Monica 66\u0027) Brazil 2 (Marta P 27\u0027, Cristi...
2019-06-13, 20:32

Brazil still wary of Messi, says Silva Lionel Messi has not been at his best at the Copa America but Brazil defender Thiago Silva says his side will not take their eyes off the Argentina c...
2019-06-30, 03:32

In Brazil, president’s son questions democracy One of the sons of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has caused an uproar with a tweet saying democracy is slowing development in Latin America’s bi...
2019-09-11, 00:00

Several killed in Brazil jail violence Clashes between rival inmates in a prison in northwestern Brazil have killed more than a dozen people. The jail was the same one where 56 people died...
2019-05-27, 11:32

Amazon launches Prime in Brazil The online giant continues to expand its operation in the country with the paid subscription service, launched at a fraction of the fees charged in t...
2019-09-12, 02:32

USA, Brazil react to US win and Olympic berth USA players Khris Middleton and Joe Harris talk about the Americans clinching an Olympic berth and Brazil forward Anderson Varejao discusses his team...
2019-09-10, 04:00

Against the current: Brazil's dangerous militias The criminal "militias" in Brazil are mostly made up of police officers who commit violent crimes and go unpunished in those areas which have been gi...
2019-09-05, 01:00

Marta on the spot as Brazil through with 1-0 win against Italy Marta's second-half penalty sent Brazil into the last 16 of the women’s World Cup with a 1-0 win against Italy on Tuesday that ensured they finished ...
2019-06-19, 04:00

Where is the Amazon Rainforest Vanishing? Not Just in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
2019-08-31, 19:16

Pompeo: US-Brazil have entered a new important era Secretary of State Pompeo met with his visiting Brazilian counterpart Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at the State Department Friday. The two made st...
2019-09-13, 20:32

China, Brazil and the Soybean Crush Soybeans are crushed into soy meal and the more expensive soy oil. Find out how growth in China, the top importer of the oilseed, influences their pr...
2019-06-27, 20:16

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had bee...
2019-05-21, 14:31

11 dead after hospital fire in Brazil A fire at a Rio de Janeiro hospital left at least 11 people dead and dozens of patients lying on stretchers outside the facility overnight, emergency...
2019-09-14, 01:32

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was 'incoherent' Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking "incoherent phrases" when he shot three people to death at a Baptist church, before bein...
2019-05-23, 01:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro recovering well, returns Thursday Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday in a video from his hospital bed that he is ready to go back to work after having a hernia operation...
2019-09-09, 17:32

Brazil's Moro says 'nothing to hide' about leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said Wednesday there is nothing improper about alleged conversations he had with prosecutors when he was a cru...
2019-06-19, 23:32

Brazil: Man who killed 3 at Baptist church was ‘incoherent’ RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say a man was disoriented and speaking “incoherent phrases” when he shot three people to deat...
2019-05-22, 23:48

Nokia says Brazil 5G auction may be world's biggest yet Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj expects Brazil to host the world's biggest-ever single auction for fifth-generation (5G) spectrum next yea...
2019-08-06, 23:32

Brazil's JBS prepays debt to free up collateral Brazil's JBS SA has prepaid $700 million of debt to Banco Santander Brasil SA , Banco Bradesco SA, Banco do Brasil SA and Bank of China, according to...
2019-06-20, 00:16

Tatum out vs. Brazil; Walker probable with illness Jayson Tatum practiced but will miss a third consecutive World Cup game when Team USA faces Brazil in Monday's final second-round game. Kemba Walker,...
2019-09-09, 09:32

Why the Future of Brazil’s Economy Rides on Pensions Latin America’s largest economy, Brazil, is at a crossroads. Fixing its public finances could open the door to a virtuous cycle of expansion; failing...
2019-07-11, 04:16

Brazil’s Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht says it is filing for bankruptcy protection to restructure $13 billion in debt. Odebrech...
2019-06-17, 23:48

TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 peopl...
2019-08-19, 17:16

Brazil confirms will buy 28 KC-390 transport planes from Embraer Brazil's government confirmed on Tuesday that the Brazilian Air Force will buy 28 KC-390 military cargo aircraft from planemaker Embraer, the first o...
2019-09-04, 00:32

Brazil's government considers intervention in Oi -report The Brazilian government is considering intervention in telecommunications carrier Oi SA , as the company struggles to recover since it filed for ban...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Brazil's MRV weighs up to $255 mln stake in U.S. firm AHS -filing Brazilian homebuilder MRV Engenharia e Participacoes SA will hold a shareholders meeting on Oct. 4 to vote on a proposal to buy a controlling stake i...
2019-09-05, 13:32

Brazil's TIM wants to rival Vivo in mobile market: CEO Brazilian wireless carrier TIM Participacoes SA wants to be seen as an alternative to Telefonica Brasil SA, TIM's chief executive said on Tuesday, ad...
2019-06-04, 23:32

Brazil prosecutors seek to bar Bolsonaro's son as envoy to U.S. Brazilian federal prosecutors filed a court injunction on Monday seeking to bar the appointment of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro's son Eduardo ...
2019-08-13, 08:32

Rnext 2019: Join TNW and Adyen in Brazil The retail industry has been flipped on its head since the rise of the internet. In our current age of technology, changing consumer behavior, and fi...
2019-07-10, 13:00

Brazil unsure if Marta will play against Australia Brazil played coy on the status of star player Marta ahead of its Women's World Cup match against Australia, a team reeling from a first-round upset ...
2019-06-13, 12:32

Brazil players support Neymar: Fernandinho Brazil midfielder Fernandinho backed his team mate Neymar on Sunday, saying he and the other players training for the Copa America will not let the r...
2019-06-03, 00:32

An entrepreneur’s guide to Brazil’s startup ecosystem The past two decades have been marked by a period of sharp peaks and troughs for Brazil, the largest country in Latin America. On one hand, the count...
2019-08-05, 17:48

Outcry as Bolsonaro's son questions value of democracy in Brazil Carlos Bolsonaro accused of ‘flirting with coup-mongering’President is an admirer of Brazil’s former military dictatorshipThe rumbustious son of Braz...
2019-09-12, 02:00

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in EuropeBrazil has approved hundreds of new pesticide products since its far...
2019-06-12, 13:48

Brazil Justice Minister Faces Firestorm Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro faced calls for his resignation Monday after an online news site published private chats it said showed the an...
2019-06-11, 04:16

Retail investors point to changing Brazil The investment landscape is shifting rapidly as falling returns on sovereign fixed income assets force investors to look elsewhere for returns. Retai...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Deforestation in Brazil has rocketed since Bolsonaro became president More than 3700 square kilometres of Brazilian rainforest has been cleared since Jair Bolsonaro became president, but he has dismissed the data as "li...
2019-07-22, 21:32

Dam at Brazil Mine Could Burst Soon, Officials Warn Months after a nearby dam breach at a mining site killed more than 240 people, prosecutors say another similar disaster could occur as soon as Sunday...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro to rest four more days after surgery Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who recently underwent surgery to treat complications from a stab wound, will spend four more days recovering on ...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Private banking: Wealth becomes exciting again in Brazil After so long, private bank clients and even retail investors are no longer happy with the returns from government bonds; instead, they are searching...
2019-05-21, 16:48

‘The Antithesis of Bolsonaro’: A Gay Couple Roils Brazil’s Far Right The American journalist Glenn Greenwald and his husband, Brazilian Congressman David Miranda, have rattled Bolsonaro’s Brazil — earning praise and sc...
2019-07-20, 12:32

Has Brazil opened a window, or door to opportunity? Success for pensions reform in the Congress – the long-held litmus test of Brazilian recovery – has buoyed asset prices and led to a flurry of activi...
2019-07-31, 18:32

Why Brazil has been so prone to deadly prison riots Monday’s prison riot in Brazil that killed at least 57 people was only the latest spasm of horrific violence there, and experts fear it is part of a ...
2019-07-31, 19:32

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica’s first-ever Women’s World Cup match with a 3-0 victo...
2019-06-09, 22:16

'Viva el VAR,' sing Venezuela after draw with Brazil "The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) rode to Venezuela\u0027s rescue once again at the Copa America on Tuesday, denying hosts Brazil two goals in a sur...
2019-06-19, 16:16

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil's far-right leader Amnesty International published an open letter Tuesday criticizing the policies of President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homicides ...
2019-05-22, 01:48

Brazil will not bar Huawei from 5G network: vice president Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies ...
2019-06-08, 08:16

Brazil deforestation monitor out after Bolsonaro blasts The president of the Brazilian agency that monitors deforestation in the Amazon is leaving his position following criticism by President Jair Bolsona...
2019-08-02, 20:16

Rio governor says 'only a matter of time' before he becomes Brazil president The far-right governor of Rio de Janeiro state, who has likened drug dealers to terrorists and Nazis while advocating snipers in helicopters to shoot...
2019-07-17, 04:00

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitiou...
2019-08-01, 16:00

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were kil...
2019-08-01, 13:48

Marta ruled out for Brazil’s first World Cup match GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Marta has been ruled out for Brazil’s opening match at the Women’s World Cup because of a left thigh injury. The ...
2019-06-09, 05:00

Amnesty International criticizes Brazil’s far-right leader Amnesty International has published an open letter criticizing the policies of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro, saying they will lead to more homi...
2019-05-22, 00:32

Brazil's 17-game unbeaten run ended by Peru "A late goal from Luis Abram gave Peru a 1-0 win over Brazil in Los Angeles on Tuesday and handed the five-time world champions their first defeat in...
2019-09-11, 18:00

Brazil says U.S. offer for help on Amazon appears more effective Brazil's Foreign Affairs Minister Ernesto Araújo said on Friday that the United States' offer to help in the Amazon appears to be a more effective co...
2019-09-14, 07:00

Brazil's Usiminas approves 1.38 bln reais in new investments The board of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais SA has approved roughly 1.38 billion reais ($344 million) in new capital expen...
2019-05-27, 17:32

Brazil says open to aid for Amazon fires, but will decide how it's used Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an ap...
2019-08-28, 03:48

42 Inmates Were Killed Across Three Brazil Prisons, Authorities Say (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Forty-two inmates were killed at three different prisons in the capital of Brazil’s northern Amazonas state Monday, au...
2019-05-28, 09:48

Brazil: Protecting environment not only European ‘interest’ Brazil’s foreign minister has said protecting the environment “is not only a European interest” after France said it will only ratify a trade deal be...
2019-07-03, 00:16

Brazil Says It Will Reject Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my per...
2019-08-27, 17:16

Gorgeous Brazil Goal Starts With A Nutmeg And Just Keeps Getting Better When Brazil full back Tamires stood there on the sideline seemingly with nowhere to go, and then insouciantly toe-poked the ball through Emily Gielni...
2019-06-13, 23:32

4 more inmates die in Brazil following deadly prison clash Brazilian authorities say four inmates allegedly involved in deadly clash between prison gangs have died of asphyxiation while being transferred to a...
2019-07-31, 20:32

EU piles pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires The European Union piled pressure on Friday on Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro over fires raging in the Amazon basin, with Ireland and France sayi...
2019-08-23, 15:16

Brazil carving up Amazon at staggering rate Amazon deforestation accelerated more than 60% in June over the same period last year, in what environmentalists say is a sign that the policies of P...
2019-07-03, 00:48

Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 02:48

| Clashes in four Brazil prisons leave 40 dead At least 40 inmates were killed in four jails in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, in the latest wave of violence to rock the country's se...
2019-05-28, 14:48

WWC roundup: Australia scores improbable win over Brazil Australia rallied from a two-goal, first-half deficit to earn a 3-2 victory over Brazil on Thursday in Group C play at the Women's World Cup from Mon...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Brazil will reject $20 million of Amazon fire aid from G7 Brazil will reject an offer of $20 million in international aid for the fires that are burning across the Amazon rainforest, according to the preside...
2019-08-27, 15:48

Brazil Says It Will Reject $22 Million in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that President Emmanuel Macron’s real motive behind the offer, made at the Group of 7 summit, was to shield France...
2019-08-27, 15:16

Brazil win but fans unhappy at lacklustre display "Brazil got the win they wanted in their Copa America opener on Friday but the postmortem of the 3-0 victory over Bolivia was as much about the lack ...
2019-06-15, 11:48

Messi's misery: 'We had chances to end Brazil hoodoo' "Brazil advanced to the final of the Copa America with a 2-0 win over old rivals Argentina in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday thanks to a goal in each half...
2019-07-03, 12:48

FIFA confirms life ban for Brazil's Del Nero FIFA's appeal committee has rejected an appeal by former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Marco Polo Del Nero against his life ban fr...
2019-05-27, 21:32

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared with the same month a year ago, the second consecuti...
2019-07-04, 04:32

Fans can help Brazil at home of 7-1 embarrassment, says coach Brazilian fans will be vital to lifting the team when they return to the site of their worst defeat in this week's Copa America semi-final against Ar...
2019-07-02, 03:16

Brazil does not expect boycott due to deforestation: spokesman Brazil's government does not expect an international boycott of Brazilian products due to increasing deforestation in the Amazon rainforest basin, pr...
2019-08-08, 07:32

Don't treat Amazon like a 'colony', says Brazil's Bolsonaro Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday the idea of creating an international alliance to save the Amazon rainforest would be treating Braz...
2019-08-27, 09:16

Brazil sets 2022 inflation target at 3.5% Brazil's top economic policy body on Thursday set its inflation target for 2022 at 3.5%, with a tolerance margin of 1.5 percentage points on either s...
2019-06-27, 23:48

Another Brazil justice OKs privatizations without congressional approval Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Carmen Lucia voted on Thursday to allow the divestment of state-run firms and subsidiaries without congressional appr...
2019-06-06, 23:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro awaits news on U.S. help for Amazon Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting th...
2019-08-30, 16:16

Facebook Said It Aced Brazil Elections. But There Were Doubts. An internal analysis showed that Facebook fell short in its battle against suspicious behavior and misinformation on its site in the run-up to Brazil...
2019-08-30, 17:16

Vast fires sweep across Bolivia as well as Brazil While global attention has been focused on fires burning across the Brazilian Amazon, neighboring Bolivia is battling its own vast blazes, which have...
2019-08-27, 23:48

Lavish ‘C-section parties’ are hot in Brazil — but are they safe? Imagine all of the most important people in your life gathering around, reveling and cheering, as a doctor pulls your newborn baby from the cesarean ...
2019-06-14, 01:16

Messi On Copa América: "I Think The Cup Is Fixed For Brazil" Despite the absence of Lionel Messi, and being down to 10 men on the field, Argentina were able to hold off Chile in the Copa América third place gam...
2019-07-07, 19:32

Brazil's Cielo cut dividend payout so it could invest more - CEO Brazilian card processor Cielo SA's dividend cut, which it announced on Friday, is intended to give it room to raise capital expenditure in a competi...
2019-05-26, 08:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro thanks Trump for support at G7 on the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday thanked U.S. President Donald Trump for his support in the Group of Seven's discussion of the Amazon r...
2019-08-29, 20:48

Firms slow to upgrade SAP products in Brazil Local organizations are waiting for incentives to update or quietly betting on an extension to the support deadline for old products, according to a ...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Bolsonaro: Germany can learn 'a lot' from Brazil about environment Brazil's president suggested Germany's love for coal disqualified it from lecturing Brazil about the deforestation of the Amazon. Angela Merkel said ...
2019-06-28, 00:48

Brazil reach Copa semis with shootout win over Paraguay "Brazil reached the last four of the Copa America on Thursday with a 4-3 penalty shootout win over Paraguay after their compelling quarter-final in P...
2019-06-28, 10:32

Brazil government to detail stimulus package on July 24 Brazil's government is expected to detail its plans to release funds from the workers' severance fund, known as FGTS, on July 24, the presidential ch...
2019-07-19, 00:32

Brazil's GPA taps Microsoft to test 'Amazon Go'-like technologies Brazilian food retailer GPA SA plans to open its first store to test technologies such as facial recognition and "scan & go" shopping by year-end, fo...
2019-06-28, 20:16

Brazil opens Copa America with spotlight still on Neymar SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil will get the Copa America underway with the Neymar saga still far from over. As the hosts closed their preparations for Frida...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committee pro...
2019-07-02, 23:16

Vale to pay $106.5 million to workers affected by Brazil dam disaster Brazilian mining company Vale SA said on Monday it would pay 400 million reais ($106.52 million) to compensate workers affected by the deadly rupture...
2019-07-16, 02:16

Vale to adjust provisions for Brazil dam disaster in Q2 results Brazilian miner Vale SA may adjust provisions for a deadly dam burst in Brumadinho this year as part of its second-quarter results following a settle...
2019-07-16, 16:16

Brazil justice minister says nothing to hide over leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro said on Wednesday that he has nothing to hide regarding allegedly leaked personal messages with prosecutors fr...
2019-06-19, 15:32

Brazil struggles through President Jair Bolsonaro's first six months Congress blocks his plans, his policies are not implemented and his Cabinet is in disarray. Clearly Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro cannot govern....
2019-07-01, 10:16

Argentina see off Venezuela to set up titanic Copa clash with Brazil Argentina can look forward to a mouthwatering Copa America semi-final clash with Brazil after delivering a much-improved display to beat Venezuela 2-...
2019-06-29, 17:16

Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Brazil frustrated by VAR in Copa América draw with Venezuela Coutinho’s late goal disallowed after Firmino handballBrazil had three goals disallowed by VARBrazil had three goals disallowed by VAR as they were h...
2019-06-19, 10:32

Brazil Senate panel says Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for murder Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should be indicted for murder, a Brazilian Senate committee probing a...
2019-07-03, 00:32

Vale CFO, ex-CEO should be indicted for manslaughter-Brazil Senate panel Iron ore miner Vale SA's chief financial officer and its former chief executive should both be indicted for manslaughter, a Brazilian Senate committe...
2019-07-02, 19:16

Brazil’s President May Appoint Son, Friend to the Trumps, as Ambassador to U.S. President Jair Bolsonaro said his son Eduardo’s friendship with President Trump’s sons would make him an effective envoy. The idea immediately provok...
2019-07-12, 21:00

Major donor Norway frets over Brazil deforestation Norway has expressed alarm over accelerating destruction of the Amazon and concern for the future of a Brazilian rainforest protection fund it has gi...
2019-07-05, 13:48

Brazil seeks foreign capital to update transportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazil says it will seek to raise at least $45 billion in investments over the next four years for an ambitious plan to improve tra...
2019-06-28, 01:48

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant ...
2019-07-10, 11:00

Brazil crush Peru 5-0 to reach Copa America last eight "Brazil overwhelmed Peru with three goals in a superb first half to set up a crushing 5-0 victory on Saturday and cruise into the Copa America quarte...
2019-06-23, 02:16

Huawei says Brazil on target with 5G tests, but falling behind neighbors China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil, but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin Am...
2019-07-10, 02:32

One of Italy's top drug dealers arrested in Brazil after five years on the run Nicola Assisi, member of the organized crime group ’Ndrangheta was arrested with his son and await extradition to ItalyAfter five years on the run, o...
2019-07-08, 23:32

France v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Keep up with all the action from the 8pm BST kick-offGolden Boot: top scorers for France 2019Feel free to email Will or to tweet: @Will_Unwin 8.54pm ...
2019-06-23, 22:00

Henry sends France into last eight with Brazil extra-time win France captain Amandine Henry came to the rescue as the hosts scraped into the women's World Cup quarter-finals with a 2-1 win against Brazil after e...
2019-06-24, 05:16

Officer stopped with 39kg of cocaine on Brazil G20 trip A Brazilian Air Force officer traveling with President Jair Bolsonaro's G20 contingent was arrested late Tuesday, after he was caught with 39 kilogra...
2019-06-27, 18:32

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
2019-07-08, 16:32

Brazil retailer GPA launches e-commerce for wholesale deliveries Brazilian food retailer GPA is launching a new business-to-business e-commerce platform, an executive told Reuters, aiming to double its customer bas...
2019-06-19, 21:16

Brazil set out to win the Copa América final and the love of a nation Brazil have reached the Copa América final without conceding a goal, but the public remain unconvinced about the teamBy Yellow & Green Football for t...
2019-07-07, 04:16

Brazil's Willian ruled out of Copa America final "Brazil winger Willian has been ruled out of Sunday\u0027s Copa America final against Peru due to a muscle injury, his side said in a statement on Th...
2019-07-04, 10:16

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering c...
2019-06-22, 08:48

Final will be different to 5-0 drubbing against Brazil in group, promise Peru "Peru will produce a far better performance in the Copa America final against Brazil than their 5-0 defeat by the hosts earlier in the tournament, mi...
2019-07-04, 10:16

Brazil president Jair Bolsonaro to appoint son as ambassador to US Eduardo Bolsonaro, a congressman, has strong links to the Trump administration and American far rightThe Brazilian president, Jair Bolsonaro, has inv...
2019-07-12, 06:32

Brazil deforestation exceeds 88% in June under right-wing Bolsonaro Deforestation in Brazil's portion of the Amazon rainforest soared more than 88% in June compared to the same month a year ago, the second-consecutive...
2019-07-03, 16:16

Brazil sent one million salmonella-infected chickens to UK in two years A fifth of Brazilian chicken exports are contaminated with the life-threatening food poisoning bug salmonellaBrazil is the largest exporter of frozen...
2019-07-03, 18:16

Brazil cotton farmers sue Bayer over patent on GMO seed Brazilian cotton producers in the state of Mato Grosso on Thursday sued Bayer AG , seeking to cancel the chemical company's patent protection for its...
2019-07-11, 23:01

Brazil's Amazon deforestation spikes to shocking levels Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
2019-07-03, 21:16

The Latest: Trump tells Bolsonaro he’ll visit Brazil OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Asia (all times local): 4:00 p.m. President Donald Trump has promised Brazil...
2019-06-28, 11:16

Brazil's Bolsonaro says "99% chance" Rio will host Formula 1 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says there is a "99% chance" that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix beginning in 20...
2019-06-27, 23:16

UPDATE 1-Brazil to act on deforestation if concerns confirmed, minister says Brazil will take action if concerns about an increase in deforestation are confirmed, the agriculture minister said on Wednesday as Brazil faces env...
2019-07-04, 00:48

Brazil registers huge spike in Amazon deforestation Clear cutting in the rainforest has gone up 88% in June compared to the same time last year. The new government's push for more logging may, however,...
2019-07-04, 01:00

Brazil vs Argentina is highlight of Copa América semifinals SAO PAULO (AP) — After producing some uninspiring soccer in the group stage and quarterfinals, the Copa América reaches the last four with a blockbus...
2019-06-30, 18:00

Brazil's CPFL increases share offer by 15% -filing Brazilian electric utility CPFL Energia SA on Thursday said it increased the size of its follow-on share offering by 15% using an over-allotment prov...
2019-06-28, 04:32

Angry Messi slams 'Brazil fix' after Copa red card Lionel Messi was sent off before halftime and then angrily hit out at "corrupt" tournament organizers after Argentina beat Chile 2-1 to win a bad-tem...
2019-07-07, 04:00

Brazil mourns death of musician João Gilberto Bossa nova legend, 88, earns warm tributes – but not from president Jair BolsonaroBrazil is mourning the death of João Gilberto, one of the country’s...
2019-07-08, 01:16

Brazil tells ambassadors no time off due to Amazon fires Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to ...
2019-08-27, 01:16

Opinion: Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil's colonial ruler Jair Bolsonaro says Emmanuel Macron's offer to help Brazil fight the Amazon forest fires makes him look like a colonial ruler. The Brazilian presiden...
2019-08-28, 00:48

Brazil Angrily Rejects Millions in Amazon Aid Pledged at G7 President Jair Bolsonaro suggested that he would reconsider accepting the aid if President Emmanuel Macron of France withdrew “insults made to my per...
2019-08-28, 02:16

Brazil welcomes help to fight forest fires, will decide how to use it The Brazilian government said on Tuesday that it welcomed all foreign aid from organizations or countries to help fight the forest fires in the Amazo...
2019-08-28, 02:16

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
2019-08-28, 02:16

Brazil midfielder Wanderson's kiss celebration goes wrong Brazilian midfielder Wanderson is left red-faced after running into the stands to celebrate his winning goal with his wife - only to see the goal rul...
2019-08-28, 11:16

After refusal, Brazil now willing to accept $20M to fight Amazon fires The Brazilian government has decided to accept $20 million in foreign aid to fight nearly 2,000 fires burning in the Amazon rain forest, after initia...
2019-08-28, 20:16

‘Worst of wildfires still to come’ despite Brazil claiming crisis is under control Forestry expert warns annual burning season had yet to fully play out and calls for urgent steps to reduce potential damageThe fires raging in the Br...
2019-08-29, 04:48

Brazil looks to neighbors for Amazon support, defends record Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday he would meet with other South American countries to set common policy for defending the Amazon ...
2019-08-29, 05:48

Amazon fires spur Brazil to ban most burning for 60 days Devastating fires that have scorched parts of the Amazon region and fueled global outrage have spurred Brazil's government to ban most legal fires fo...
2019-08-29, 16:48

Brazil's Bolsonaro will consider $40M G-7 Amazon aid package - if Macron apologizes to him Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he'll think about accepting offers of international aid to fight raging fires in the Amazon region if French ...
2019-08-27, 21:16

Trump pledges 'complete support' for Brazil's Bolsonaro U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pledged "complete support" for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has engaged in a war of words with Fren...
2019-08-27, 19:48

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they were preparing to help Brazil fight the fires burning across the Amazon rainforest and repair ...
2019-08-27, 04:16

Brazil to reject G7 offer of aid to fight Amazon fires: G1 Brazil will reject an offer of at least $20 million from the Group of Seven wealthy nations to help fight the fires sweeping through the Amazon rainf...
2019-08-27, 14:16

No Time Off For Ambassadors As Brazil Fights Amazon Criticism Brazil's Foreign Ministry on Monday ordered its ambassadors in Europe and other G7 countries not to take vacation for the next two weeks in order to ...
2019-08-27, 16:48

Brazil's economy may have flatlined in Q2 - central bank chief Brazil's economy flatlined or expanded slightly in the second quarter but the pace of growth should pick up, albeit gradually, central bank president...
2019-08-27, 17:16

| Brazil rejects G7 aid to fight Amazon fires - government Brazil rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to take care of ...
2019-08-27, 18:16

Norway calls on its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
2019-08-27, 18:48

Brazil rejects millions pledged at G-7 to fight fires As fires rage in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration rejected $20 million in aid from the G-7 that was pledged...
2019-08-27, 19:16

Brazil official says EU-Mercosur trade pact still under review A proposed agreement between the Mercosur trade bloc and the European Union is being reviewed by lawyers, a process that may take six to seven months...
2019-08-27, 19:48

Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
2019-08-27, 19:48

Volkswagen to invest $577 million in Brazil auto plant Volkswagen will invest 2.4 billion reais ($577 million) in one of its Brazil factories, Sao Paulo state governor Joao Doria said on Thursday during ...
2019-08-29, 19:48

Brazil President's Son Heads To US To "Thank" Trump For Amazon Support Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's son and hopeful ambassador to the United States is set to travel to Washington Friday to thank Donald Trump for ...
2019-08-30, 07:16

Brazil paper publishes gay kiss illustration in censorship row Folha de S.Paulo aims dig at evangelical Rio mayor after he tried to ban a Marvel comicBrazil’s biggest newspaper has printed an illustration from a ...
2019-09-08, 21:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro says back to work on Tuesday after surgery Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday in a video from his hospital bed that he will back on the job on Tuesday, two days after having a he...
2019-09-09, 16:32

USA ease past Brazil as Australia edge France "Holders United States romped into the basketball World Cup knockout rounds with an 89-73 win over Brazil and booked a quarter-final clash with Franc...
2019-09-09, 19:00

Brazil's Sky-High Murder Rate Begins to Fall Homicides in Brazil have declined by a fifth this year after falling in 2018 at the fastest rate in at least a decade, reversing a violent trend that...
2019-09-10, 19:00

Brazil police arrest son of ex-official in bribes case Brazilian federal police have arrested the son of a former energy minister as part of an investigation into corruption and money laundering involving...
2019-09-10, 19:32

Brazil indicts model over rape allegation against Neymar Sao Paulo police say they are indicting Brazilian model Najila Trindade and her former partner over her rape allegation against soccer star Neymar &...
2019-09-10, 20:00

Neymar Rape Accuser Charged With Extortion In Brazil Sao Paulo prosecutors said in a statement that investigators had found "indications of slanderous denunciation and extortion" in the woman's accusati...
2019-09-11, 11:32

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over g...
2019-09-12, 10:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro to spend four more days recovering after surgery Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who recently underwent surgery to treat complications from a stab wound, will spend four more days recovering on ...
2019-09-13, 01:00

Brazil to allow large oil firms to pay signing bonuses in installments The Brazilian government will allow large oil companies expected to take part in a key licensing round for oil exploration in November to pay the sig...
2019-09-07, 05:00

H&M stops buying leather from Brazil over Amazon fires COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Low-cost fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB says it is suspending leather purchases from Brazil in response to the Amazon fir...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Brazil weighs offers from U.S. and others to help fight Amazon fires Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may have news later in the day on his request to U.S. President Donald Trump for help fighting t...
2019-08-30, 21:48

Amazon Forests Are Being Razed at Breakneck Speed, and Not Only in Brazil Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
2019-08-30, 22:48

Corporations pile pressure on Brazil over Amazon fires Asset managers, pension funds and companies halt deals and stop buying bondsFinancial pressure is growing on Brazil over fires in the Amazon and the ...
2019-08-31, 03:16

Amazon Forests Vanish at Breakneck Speed. It’s Not Just in Brazil. Huge expanses of rainforest are being cut down in Colombia, Bolivia and Peru. The trend shows how advances in political stability and economic integr...
2019-08-31, 03:48

Why is Bolsonaro wary of foreign Amazon aid? Ask Brazil's military Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's furious reaction to foreign criticism of his handling of Amazon fires reflects the sacred place the vast region ...
2019-08-31, 06:16

Bolsonaro says fire ban in Brazil limited to Amazon region only Brazil's National Space Research Institute says fires have increased about 80% in Brazil this year when compared to the same period last year. A litt...
2019-09-01, 00:16

H&M halts leather purchases from Brazil due to Amazon wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
2019-09-05, 19:00

H&M Halts Leather Purchases From Brazil After Amazon Wildfires H&M, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, said on Thursday it had stopped purchasing leather from Brazil for the time being due to environmen...
2019-09-06, 00:00

Brazil's Bolsonaro picks top prosecutor who agrees with him on environment Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on Thursday that he picked Augusto Aras to be the country's new top public prosecutor, succeeding Raquel...
2019-09-06, 05:32

Brazil and US strengthen ties, free trade in the pipeline Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo has said the two countries are closer than ever and that a free trade agreement is imminent. Mike Pompeo is...
2019-09-14, 06:00

Two more Iranian ships may be stranded in Brazil as sanctions bite Two more Iranian bulk carriers that came to Brazil carrying urea and were expected to return home with corn could be left without enough fuel, as Bra...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Brazil clinches designation as 'major non-NATO ally' to U.S. President Donald Trump has officially designated Brazil as a major non-NATO ally, making good on a promise he made to Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro...
2019-08-01, 21:00

Mario Gonzalez, Father of Golf in Brazil, Is Dead at 96 A master teacher, he was content to stay in Brazil. “If he had played more on the PGA Tour,” one golfer said, “I am sure he would be in the Hall of F...
2019-08-01, 22:32

Brazil feels pressure over Amazon deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday that if a senior government scientist had betrayed his confidence regarding deforestation data, h...
2019-08-02, 02:32

Brazil's research chief sacked after deforestation row with Bolsonaro A Science Ministry report that showed an increase in deforestation of the Amazon rainforest has been criticized by President Jair Bolsonaro, and may ...
2019-08-03, 03:16

USS Carter Hall travels to Brazil for UNITAS LX exercises The dock landing ship USS Carter Hall left port in Virginia to travel to UNITAS LX, an annual, multinational exercise in the Atlantic and Pacific wat...
2019-08-06, 00:48

Brazil's top court denies extradition of Erdogan opponent Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request for the extradition of an opponent of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan saying there was no guara...
2019-08-07, 02:32

Brazil's brMalls partners with MercadoLibre for online sales - CEO Brazilian malls operator brMalls struck a partnership with Argentina's online marketplace MercadoLibre Inc to connect malls to e-commerce, an executi...
2019-08-10, 00:00

UPDATE 2-China's Huawei to invest $800 mln in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chin...
2019-08-10, 00:00

China's Huawei to invest $800 million in new Brazil factory Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an $800 million plant in Brazil's Sao Paulo state over the next three years, the governor said, as the Chin...
2019-08-10, 04:32

Bolsonaro says Brazil deforestation data to be 'compiled' for accuracy Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday said satellite data regarding deforestation of the Amazon rainforest collected by government space re...
2019-08-01, 00:01

Vitol to buy 50% stake in Brazil's Grupo Dislub Equador Energy trading company Vitol SA said on Wednesday it will acquire 50% of Brazil's Grupo Dislub Equador (GDE) for an undisclosed amount to build its d...
2019-07-31, 23:32

Brazil alerted companies about U.S. embargo on Iran: Bolsonaro The Brazilian government has been alerting local companies about the extent of sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran and the possible conseq...
2019-07-20, 01:32

Brazil leader criticizes agency over deforestation report Brazil’s president is criticizing a state agency that monitors the Amazon, saying its latest report on increased deforestation damages Brazil’s reput...
2019-07-22, 00:16

Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to ...
2019-07-22, 19:32

Hacking of Brazil economy minister's cellphone being investigated Brazil's economy ministry is urging Justice Minister Sergio Moro to consider opening a criminal investigation into the possible hacking of Economy Mi...
2019-07-23, 18:48

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed i...
2019-07-25, 04:32

Brazil and Argentina renew rivalry on Pan Am handball court Whether soccer or basketball, a World Cup or an Olympics, the Brazil-Argentina rivalry is one of the greatest in sport and it played out again on Tue...
2019-07-31, 17:48

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
2019-07-31, 18:00

As Amazon burns, Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses the crisis Asked about the surging fires in the world’s most precious forest — the area scorched has more than doubled in the past two years — Brazil's presiden...
2019-08-23, 05:48

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security offi...
2019-07-31, 23:00

Brazil's Braskem says court unfreezes 3.7 bln reais from its accounts Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Friday a local court accepted its request to free up 3.7 billion reais from its accounts that had...
2019-08-10, 09:32

Armed group kills five in a club in southern Brazil An armed group broke into a club in the southern Brazilian city of Mostardas before dawn on Saturday and shot at employees and customers, killing fiv...
2019-08-11, 08:32

Tensions Simmer Between Brazil and Europe Over Amazon Deforestation A fight is brewing over the lungs of the planet. Since taking office in January, Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro has overseen a sur...
2019-08-22, 18:48

| Forest fires in Brazil surge as deforestation accelerates The number of forest fires in Brazil has surged, official data shows, as President Jair Bolsonaro faces growing criticism over rampant destruction of...
2019-08-22, 22:48

Bolsonaro says criticism over Amazon interferes with Brazil's sovereignty Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said in a Facebook live broadcast on Thursday that countries that give money to preserve the Amazon rainforest do ...
2019-08-23, 01:48

Brazil minister says agribusiness should not be blamed for Amazon fires Brazilian agriculture minister, Tereza Cristina Dias, said on Friday that agribusiness should not be blamed for the fires sweeping through the Amazon...
2019-08-23, 18:48

Brazil not working with U.S. on forest fires: defense minister The United States is not giving Brazil concrete support to combat forest fires despite President Donald Trump's broad offer of assistance, Brazilian ...
2019-08-24, 18:16

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat forest fires Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the ...
2019-08-24, 19:16

Hundreds Of New Fires In Brazil As Outrage Over Amazon Grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
2019-08-25, 02:48

| Hundreds of new fires in Brazil as outrage over Amazon grows Hundreds of new fires are raging in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, official data showed Saturday, as thousands of troops were made available to hel...
2019-08-25, 05:16

Brazil Deploys Troops to Fight Fires in the Amazon (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept th...
2019-08-25, 07:16

Amazon Rainforest Is Ablaze, Turning Day Into Night In Brazil Huge tracts of the Amazon, which serves as the lungs of the planet by taking in carbon dioxide, storing it in soils and producing oxygen, are ablaze....
2019-08-22, 17:48

| WATCH | Brazil's Bolsonaro blames wildfires on NGOs Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said that non-governmental organisations could be burning down the Amazon rain forest to bring shame on his go...
2019-08-22, 14:48

F.B.I. Wants to Interrogate Egyptian Man in Brazil, Citing Qaeda Links Brazil says it “stands ready to cooperate” with the F.B.I. seeks to interrogate an Egyptian man linked to planning attacks against the United States....
2019-08-13, 05:00

Brazil retailer Magazine Luiza Q2 profit jumps almost 180% Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza SA said on Monday its second-quarter net profit almost tripled year-on-year, helped by no...
2019-08-13, 07:00

Brazil court says amnesty law doesn’t cover ex-soldier For the first time in Brazil, a federal appeals court has ruled that torture committed during the country’s military dictatorship does not fall under...
2019-08-15, 02:32

CORRECTED-TÜV SÜD pulls out of dam safety checks after Brazil disaster Germany's TÜV SÜD has pulled out of conducting safety assessments of dams after the collapse of a Brazilian dam it had vetted killed almost 250 peopl...
2019-08-20, 07:48

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police. &...
2019-08-20, 16:48

| WATCH | Scene where Brazil bus hijacker shot by police Brazil police block a Rio de Janeiro highway near the site of where a gunman was shot by authorities after holding at least 16 bus passengers hostage...
2019-08-20, 21:16

Brazil Bus Hijacker, Armed With Toy Gun, Shot Dead By Police A hijacker armed with what turned out to be a toy gun was shot dead by police in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday after he held a busload of passengers host...
2019-08-20, 22:48

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate ...
2019-08-21, 16:48

As resistance mounts, Brazil's Bolsonaro sticks by son for U.S. envoy Brazil's right-wing president, Jair Bolsonaro, plans to push ahead with the appointment of his son Eduardo for ambassador to the United States despit...
2019-08-22, 05:16

Brazil deploys troops to help fight fires in the Amazon Some 44,000 troops will be available for “unprecedented” operations to put out the fires, and forces are heading to six Brazilian states that asked f...
2019-08-25, 14:16

Watch: Cristiane gets Brazil's first hat trick since 1999 at World Cup Brazilian soccer star Cristiane helped her squad to a 3-0 win against Jamaica with a hat trick in the group stage match at the FIFA Women's World Cup...
2019-06-10, 15:48

Brazil asks for WTO investigation of Indonesia on poultry trade The Brazilian government has formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to open a panel to investigate Indonesian policies on Brazil's poultry...
2019-06-15, 05:32

C-sections are all the rage in Brazil. So too, now, are fancy parties to watch them. In a nation with one of the world’s highest rates of Caesarean section, the elite are hiring wedding-style planners and inviting guests to the surger...
2019-06-12, 02:32

Tear gas and blast bombs as violence flares in Brazil Riot police in Brazil have clashed with demonstrators exchanging volleys of tear gas and fireworks during a day of protest venting frustration at the...
2019-06-15, 17:32

Neymar testifies in Brazil about posting accuser's photos Soccer star Neymar testified for almost two hours in Rio de Janeiro's police headquarters Thursday in a cybercrimes investigation linked to a woman's...
2019-06-07, 15:16

Brazil reduces top environment council, trims independents Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is slashing the size of a body that oversees environmental policy, effectively reducing the role of non-government...
2019-05-30, 23:48

Brazil authorities transfer inmates after rioting kills 55 Brazilian security officials said Tuesday nine inmates blamed for killing sprees in several prisons will be transferred to stricter federal facilitie...
2019-05-29, 00:16

Brazil approves new soy seed that resists drought, two herbicides Brazil's bio-security agency CTNBio has approved a new soybean seed that combines technologies to make it resistant to drought and two widely used he...
2019-05-24, 20:16

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial pub...
2019-06-07, 05:48

Brazil’s Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that ap...
2019-06-16, 01:32

Brazil’s Natura announces purchase of Avon Products RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura has announced that it is buying Avon Products in an all-stock deal. Natura said Wednesday ...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Brazil's Moro questions authenticity of leaked messages Brazil's justice minister has questioned the authenticity of leaked personal messages published by a news website that appear to show him when he was...
2019-06-16, 03:00

UPDATE 1-Brazil meatpackers BRF and Marfrig enter tie-up talks Brazilian food processors BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA on Thursday opened exclusive talks for a potential tie-up that would create one of the w...
2019-05-31, 02:32

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come fo...
2019-06-17, 02:48

Avon Nears Sale to Brazil's Natura Cosmeticos Avon Products is close to a sale to Brazil’s Natura Cosmeticos in a deal that would mark the end of the independence of a 20th-century business icon....
2019-05-22, 20:16

Brazil's top court set to decide on Petrobras divestments Thursday Brazil's Supreme Court is set to issue on Thursday a key decision that could hold up billions of dollars of divestments by oil company Petroleo Brasi...
2019-05-28, 14:48

Brazil's Marta becomes first player to score at five World Cups Brazil's Marta became the first player to score at five different soccer World Cups when she put her team 1-0 ahead in their Group C game against Aus...
2019-06-13, 20:16

Brazil veteran Formiga set for record seventh World Cup "Brazil\u0027s 41-year-old midfielder Formiga is set to become the first player, male or female, to participate at seven World Cups after she was nam...
2019-05-25, 11:48

Tennis: Brazil once ruled Paris but Guga era now seems long way off For a few years at the turn of the century he was the King of Paris and the darling of Brazilian tennis but a failure to build on his success means n...
2019-05-24, 06:32

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, send...
2019-06-13, 21:48

| Brazil's Lula jailed to keep him from 2018 election: report Brazil's Justice Minister and prosecutors collaborated to convict left-wing icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on corruption charges to prevent him from ...
2019-06-10, 12:32

Brazil routs Honduras 7-0 ahead of Copa America RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil routed 10-man Honduras 7-0 Sunday in a show of strength in its last warmup match ahead of the Copa America tournament. T...
2019-06-10, 03:48

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per sh...
2019-06-14, 04:48

Brazil Supreme Court rules homophobia a crime The Brazilian Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that homophobia should be criminalized under existing legislation until Congress creates a specific law...
2019-06-14, 05:32

Brazil 3-0 Jamaica: Women's World Cup 2019 - as it happened A brilliant hat-trick from Cristiane gave Brazil a convincing 3-0 victory in their first World Cup game against Jamaica 5.54pm BST Related: Cristian...
2019-06-09, 21:00

Brazil's Supreme Court Criminalizes Homophobic Acts Brazil’s Federal Supreme Court voted Thursday to criminalize discrimination and acts of hate against gay people and transsexuals, ruling that the cou...
2019-06-14, 06:48

Attempt to weaken Brazil law protecting forests fails An attempt by Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and lawmakers backed by big agriculture to weaken environmental laws protecting the Amazon ...
2019-05-30, 02:48

Cristiane's hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday   ...
2019-06-09, 18:48

Brazil, Already Held Together With Scotch Tape, Will Now Be Without Marta For At Least A Game If the Brazilians are going to start off their World Cup on the right foot, they’re going to do it without the six-time player of the year. Brazil ma...
2019-06-09, 01:00

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Their fury rising, relatives of dozens of the 55 inmates killed in Brazil prison riots this week are still waiting for authorities to turn over the b...
2019-05-30, 06:48

In Brazil, a New Rendering of a Literary Giant Makes Waves Machado de Assis Real, developed by a Brazilian university and an ad agency, shows the 19th-century writer in color, challenging some long-held ideas...
2019-06-14, 15:16

Marta to miss Brazil's World Cup opener against Jamaica "Brazil forward Marta will not start her team\u0027s opening game against Jamaica at the women\u0027s World Cup on Sunday because of a thigh problem,...
2019-06-08, 19:00

Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista retires from soccer SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista is retiring from soccer. The 37-year-old Baptista, who won two Copa America titles and also ...
2019-05-23, 16:16

Brazil's Magazine Luiza says Netshoes approves its takeover bid Brazilian retailer Magazine Luiza SA said that shareholders of online sports retailer Netshoes Ltd approved its bid for the company at $3.70 per shar...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Brazil's Via Varejo shares down after sale of GPA's controlling stake Shares in Brazilian appliances and electronics retailer Via Varejo SA were trading 0.4% down on Friday at 5.02 reais, after controlling shareholder G...
2019-06-14, 19:16

Brazil law group wants justice minister, prosecutors removed The Brazilian Bar Association is calling for the suspension of the justice minister after a series of reports alleging that as a crusading anti-corru...
2019-06-11, 06:48

Boeing drops Embraer name from Brazil commercial jet division Boeing Co on Thursday said that after taking over Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA's passenger jet unit, it will call the division Boeing Brasil - Com...
2019-05-24, 00:48

Brazil’s Athletico tops River Plate in 1st leg of Recopa SAO PAULO (AP) — Marco Ruben scored in the 25th minute and Brazil’s Athletico beat Argentina’s River Plate 1-0 on Wednesday night in the ...
2019-05-23, 07:32

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twis...
2019-05-28, 14:16

Brazil: 42 inmates found dead in Amazonas prisons Dozens of inmates have been found dead in separate prisons in northern Brazil's Amazonas state. Authorities said the victims appeared to have been st...
2019-05-28, 10:48

Brazil suspends beef exports to China due to ‘mad cow’ case RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil is suspending beef exports to China after confirming a case of “mad cow disease,” describing it as an isolat...
2019-06-04, 02:48

Soccer: Brazil's Neymar limps off injured in win over Qatar Brazil lost Neymar to an early ankle injury but were still too strong for Asian champions Qatar on Wednesday in a comfortable 2-0 friendly win in Bra...
2019-06-06, 07:32

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the e...
2019-05-28, 01:48

UPDATE 1-Braskem board OKs $101 mln corruption settlement in Brazil The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved an agreement with authorities to pay 410 million reais ($101 million) to settl...
2019-05-28, 05:48

Brazil: Thousands of Jair Bolsonaro supporters take to the streets Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets in cities around the country to show their support for far-right President Jair Bolsonaro. The president ...
2019-05-27, 09:32

The Latest: 42 reported killed at 3 prisons in north Brazil The latest on deadly violence at prisons in northern Brazil (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Brazilian authorities say 42 inmates have been found dead at...
2019-05-28, 02:48

Brazil's Neymar accused of rape in Paris — report A woman has reportedly accused Brazilian soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. The father of the Paris Saint-Germain star said "it is...
2019-06-02, 03:16

Clashes In Four Brazil Prisons Leave 42 Dead: Official At least 42 inmates were killed in clashes in four prisons in northern Brazil on Monday, authorities said, a day after violence in one of the jails l...
2019-05-28, 01:48

Judge rules attacker of Brazil’s Bolsonaro is mentally ill RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has ruled that the man charged with nearly killing far-right President Jair Bolsonaro during a campaign event...
2019-05-28, 03:48

AP Analysis: Pro-Bolsonaro demos in Brazil show gov't risks Not even five months into his four-year term, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is struggling so much to push forward with his agenda despite a big ...
2019-05-27, 11:48

McDonald's investigated over racism and harassment claims in Brazil Federal prosecutors say complaint presents ‘worrying evidence’ of sexual harassment and discriminationIt was a busy day at a McDonald’s branch in São...
2019-05-21, 20:32

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernard...
2019-05-21, 20:32

At least 42 prisoners found strangled in Brazil jail clashes Inmates die in gang violence at four jails in Amazon city of Manaus; 15 other prisoners were killed on Sunday At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were fo...
2019-05-28, 07:48

Brazil officials say ‘several’ prisoners found dead at jails RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian authorities say several inmates have been found dead at three different prisons in the northern state of Amazonas. Mo...
2019-05-28, 00:00

Australia v Brazil: Women's World Cup 2019 – live! Women’s World Cup Group C updates from MontpellierSubplots abound as Matildas gear up for defining gameAny thoughts? Email or tweet @KieranPender 5.2...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, accordi...
2019-06-18, 01:00

Brazil judge rules Bolsonaro stabber mentally ill President Jair Bolsonaro had blamed the attack during the campaign on a plot to stop him from winning the presidency. A judge has ruled the attacker ...
2019-05-28, 10:48

'Values I believe in': Brazil's new rightwing rappers embrace Bolsonaro The country’s hip-hop is typically progressive, but MCs in Maga hats provide the soundtrack to a far-right presidencyThe Trumpian mantra on his “Make...
2019-06-18, 12:32

Ex-Brazil president Michel Temer freed from detention Four judges on the Superior Court of Justice unanimously voted in favor of granting a habeas corpus release to Temer, president from 2016 to 2018, fo...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fe...
2019-06-12, 19:32

Brazil reports atypical case of mad cow disease: ministry The Brazilian government reported on Friday a case of atypical mad cow disease in an animal in Mato Grosso state, according to a statement from the c...
2019-06-01, 00:48

Three more foreign airlines could operate domestic flights in Brazil -minister Three more foreign airlines are in talks with the Brazilian government to start domestic flight operations in the country, Brazil's infrastructure mi...
2019-06-11, 01:16

As Amazon Fires Rage, Thick Smoke Chokes Brazil Blackened tree trunks lay smoldering on the charred ground as thick smoke chokes the Amazon rainforest in Brazil, a scene of devastation that is bein...
2019-08-25, 23:16

UPDATED: Brazil rejects millions pledged at G-7 to fight fires As fires rage in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration rejected $20 million in aid from the G-7 that was pledged...
2019-08-28, 01:48

Brazil spokesman says Bolsonaro may visit Amazon region this week Brazil's spokesman said on Monday president Jair Bolsonaro may visit the Amazon region later this week to check on the efforts to reduce forest fires...
2019-08-27, 01:16

Amazon fires: Brazil will only accept help if Macron withdraws 'insults' Brazil's president says he will only accept an offer of international aid to fight the devastating Amazon fires if French leader Emmanuel Macron with...
2019-08-28, 05:48

Brazil: four arrested over hacking of Bolsonaro justice minister's phone Sérgio Moro hit by scandal after the Intercept published leaked chats suggesting he had conspired to damage ex-president LulaBrazil’s federal police ...
2019-07-25, 06:16

Brazil state-run power firm CEB mulls privatization to raise $129 mln -CEO Brazilian state-run power group Companhia Energetica de Brasilia is considering privatizing its distribution unit, CEB-D, to raise 500 million reais ...
2019-06-11, 01:16

Brazil's anti-graft operation Lava Jato in hot water Investigative platform The Intercept has revealed that the much-lauded anti-corruption campaign has been less impartial than it should be. It may hav...
2019-07-24, 23:00

Explainer: Why are the Amazon fires sparking a crisis for Brazil - and the world? A record number of fires ravaging the Amazon has drawn international outrage because of the rainforest's importance to the global environment and pro...
2019-08-25, 22:48

Under Brazil’s Far-Right Leader, Amazon Protections Slashed and Forests Fall Cutting down trees at the current rate could lead to runaway deforestation, environmentalists say. But President Bolsonaro is sticking to his promise...
2019-07-31, 18:00

Brazil approves rules for pesticides easing toxicity criteria Brazil's health surveillance agency, Anvisa, approved on Tuesday new rules for pesticides, establishing the risk of death as the sole criteria for cl...
2019-07-24, 00:48

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the pre...
2019-05-29, 02:48

Brazil Congress committee OKs commercial farming on indigenous reserves A Brazilian congressional committee on Tuesday approved a proposed constitutional amendment to allow commercial agriculture on indigenous reserves, a...
2019-08-28, 02:16

UPDATE 3-Brazil meatpackers BRF, Marfrig call off talks on proposed tie-up Brazilian meatpackers BRF SA and Marfrig Global Foods SA said on Thursday that they had mutually agreed to call off negotiations for a possible merge...
2019-07-12, 05:16

Neymar misses Brazil training session because of knee pains RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar sat out Brazil’s training session on Wednesday, a day after he limped off the field with knee pains as the team be...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Brazil's Moro, prosecutors scramble to react to leaked messages Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro and federal prosecutors scrambled to recover on Monday after the website The Intercept published reports based...
2019-06-10, 19:16

Brazil's Nubank to start operations in Argentina, eyes 16 mln without accounts Brazil's Nubank said it will start operations in Argentina, aiming to win millions of clients who do not have access to the traditional banking syste...
2019-06-12, 19:00

Norsk Hydro shares jump as Brazil operations ramp up Aluminum producer Norsk Hydro has managed to ramp up operations at its Alunorte refinery in Brazil despite a cyber attack in March, the firm said on ...
2019-07-24, 06:16

Bolsonaro calls for tighter control of Brazil deforestation data Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday called for tighter control of official deforestation data, resuming attacks on government space research...
2019-07-22, 22:32

Brazil prosecution of Lula could be compromised, Intercept leaks show The Brazilian Bar Association has called for the suspension of the justice minister and several prosecutors. In messages, Sergio Moro, in his previou...
2019-06-11, 08:16

Brazil fintech Nubank takes aim at small business owners Brazilian financial startup Nu Pagamentos SA is planning to launch digital accounts for small business owners, expanding its product portfolio beyond...
2019-07-16, 17:48

Brazil must reveal investigations into journalist Glenn Greenwald, court says Greenwald’s website, the Intercept Brasil, has published material critical of Jair Bolsonaro’s administrationBrazil’s top court has ordered the count...
2019-07-17, 02:01

Bolsonaro accuses state agency of lying on Brazil deforestation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday accused the state body responsible for tracking deforestation levels of disclosing false data, after pre...
2019-07-19, 22:48

Brazil's Banco Inter launches $285 mln share offering - filing Brazilian digital lender Banco Inter SA has officially launched a 1.06 billion reais ($285 million) share offering to raise capital, according to a s...
2019-07-19, 16:00

Brazil house speaker: rule on zero borrowing for deficit under review Brazil's lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia said he is in talks with Economy Minister Paulo Guedes to review the "golden rule" that bans the government...
2019-05-28, 17:00

| New fires rage in Amazon as Brazil warplanes battle flames Hundreds of new fires have flared up in the Amazon in Brazil, data showed Monday, even as military aircraft dumped water over hard-hit areas and G7 n...
2019-08-27, 12:16

| Brazil's army fights Amazon fires after hundreds more flare up Brazil has deployed two C-130 Hercules aircraft to douse fires devouring parts of the Amazon rainforest, as hundreds of new blazes were ignited ahead...
2019-08-27, 12:16

Brazil deforestation soars in July, threatening EU trade deal Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest accelerated in the first half of July, outstripping the full month last year and raising red flags for a ...
2019-07-18, 16:48

Brazil's Centauro boosts offer for Netshoes, intensifying bidding war Apparel retailer Grupo SBF SA , operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, has increased its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd to $3.70...
2019-06-12, 15:16

UPDATE 1-Norway urges its companies in Brazil to be mindful of deforestation Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, called on Tuesday on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
2019-08-27, 18:48

Brazil carrier Oi expects to raise up to $2 bln with non-core assets - filing Brazilian telecom carrier Oi SA said on Tuesday in its newly launched strategic plan it expects to raise between 6.5 billion reais and 7.5 billion re...
2019-07-16, 16:16

Brazil's cocaine trade leaves widespread violence in its wake Forest fires in the Amazon are not the only thing wreaking havoc in Brazil. The country is plagued by violent crime, which is fueled by the internati...
2019-08-28, 00:48

Macron must take back 'insults' for Brazil to accept G7 Amazon aid: Bolsonaro Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he wants French President Emmanuel Macron to withdraw the "insults" made against him before he cons...
2019-08-27, 19:48

UPDATE 2-Bunge and BP team up for Brazil sugar and ethanol venture U.S. commodities trader Bunge Ltd and British energy company BP Plc said on Monday they will merge their Brazilian sugar and ethanol operations to cr...
2019-07-22, 19:00

Emerging market CDS trade volumes hit $505 bln on Brazil, Mexico - EMTA Trading volume for emerging market credit default swaps (CDS) in the first three months of 2019 rose by 41% quarter-on-quarter to $505 billion - the ...
2019-06-12, 17:48

Brazil plan to open gas sector seen luring Naturgy, Engie, others Recently announced plans to foster competition in the Brazilian natural gas market may trigger a wave of privatizations among state-controlled distri...
2019-07-16, 00:32

UPDATE 2-Norway urges its companies in Brazil to safeguard the Amazon Norway, until recently the main donor to a fund to curb Amazonian deforestation, on Tuesday called on Norwegian companies active in Brazil to ensure ...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Brazil model accusing Neymar of rape parts with 3rd lawyer The 26-year-old model who has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in a Paris hotel parted on Tuesday from her third lawyer in less than three we...
2019-06-12, 00:32

Brazil's Bolsonaro says government may cut worker protections to boost job creation Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Sunday that the government may look at making it less expensive for employers to fire workers, as it seeks...
2019-07-21, 23:16

Brazil leader seeks greater control over cinema industry Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro says he wants a “filter” on the country’s audiovisual production, possibly limiting public funding to projects his...
2019-07-20, 10:16

"Reforest Europe," Says Brazil As It Rejects G7 Aid To Fight Amazon Fires Brazil on Monday rejected aid from G7 countries to fight wildfires in the Amazon, with a top official telling French President Emmanuel Macron to tak...
2019-08-27, 16:48

Brazil's Braskem says hearing on appeal of NYSE delisting on Oct 17 - filing Brazilian petrochemical producer Braskem SA said on Tuesday that the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has scheduled a hearing on the company's appeal o...
2019-06-12, 02:00

Braskem board approves leniency deal with Brazil's authorities The board of Brazilian petrochemicals producer Braskem SA has approved the signing of leniency deal with Brazil's comptroller general's office and th...
2019-05-28, 05:48

Brazil Open To G7 Aid For Amazon Fires If France "Withdraws Insults" Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he was open to discussing G7 aid for fighting fires in the Amazon if his French counterpart Emmanuel M...
2019-08-27, 16:48

Brazil’s Bolsonaro Authorizes Troops to Fight Amazon Fires President Jair Bolsonaro, who is very much like the Donald Trump of Brazil, appears to have capitulated to mounting international pressure over the w...
2019-08-24, 23:16

Deforestation in Brazil, vote in Argentina endanger EU-Mercosur pact Brazil's backsliding on Amazon conservation under right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro and a likely Peronist return to power in Argentina could delay ...
2019-08-17, 06:32

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to inc...
2019-08-13, 08:32

UPDATE 1-Brazil retailer Magazine Luiza Q2 profit jumps 175% Brazilian electronics and appliance retailer Magazine Luiza SA said on Monday its second-quarter net profit almost tripled year-on-year, helped by no...
2019-08-13, 07:00