May 28, 2020 | 09:00
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil's death toll from the new coronavirus surpassed 25,000 on Wednesday (May 27), as the country emerged as the latest epicenter in the pandemic.
May 27, 2020 | 15:57
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil reported on Tuesday (May 26) the highest daily COVID-19 death toll in the world with 1,039 people killed, the fifth straight day the country has topped the list.
May 16, 2020 | 09:08
SAO PAULO: The coronavirus pandemic has hit 38 indigenous groups in Brazil, raising fears for populations that have a history of being decimated by outside diseases, the Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' Association (APIB) said Friday (May 15).
May 11, 2020 | 08:21
RIO DE JANEIRO: Brazil, the hardest-hit Latin American country in the coronavirus pandemic, has surpassed 10,000 deaths, according to figures released Saturday (May 9) by the Ministry of Health.
April 09, 2020 | 09:01
Former Brazil forward Ronaldinho is released from prison and placed under house arrest in Paraguay.
March 06, 2020 | 10:33
Former Brazilian football star Ronaldinho and his brother have been detained in Paraguay after allegedly using fake passports to enter the South American country, authorities said on Wednesday (Mar 4).
March 04, 2020 | 09:51
At least 21 people have been killed in torrential rain that hit the Brazilian states of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, triggering flash floods and destroying homes, authorities said on Tuesday (Mar 3).
January 17, 2020 | 08:49
Dozens of Amazon indigenous leaders have gathered in the heart of the threatened rainforest to form an alliance against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's environmental policy and his threats to throw their homelands open to mining concerns.
November 07, 2019 | 10:13
Brazil's auction of drilling rights to four deep-sea oil fields raised a disappointing US$17 billion on Wednesday (Nov 6), officials said, well short of expectations for the highly-anticipated mega sale.
October 14, 2019 | 09:00
Neymar limped off injured early on as Brazil played out a 1-1 friendly draw against a spirited Nigeria at the Singapore National Stadium on Sunday (Oct 13).
September 14, 2019 | 09:18
A fire erupted in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, leaving at least 10 people dead and forcing medical staff and desperate relatives to rescue patients from the smoke-filled wards.
September 07, 2019 | 09:14
Presidents and ministers from seven Amazon countries met in Colombia on Friday (Sep 6) to agree on measures to protect the world's biggest rainforest, under threat from wildfires and rampant deforestation.
September 03, 2019 | 09:51
Neymar's decision to join Paris Saint-Germain in 2017 was motivated by a desire to establish himself as the best player in the world, but a troubled time in the French capital has left the Brazilian at risk of wasting the best years of his career.
August 31, 2019 | 08:43
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday (Aug 30) he will stop using disposable pens made by France's Bic to sign official documents, while a diplomatic spat continues over fires in the Amazon basin.
August 31, 2019 | 08:00
Brazil and the United States believe the international community should have no say in confronting fires raging in the Amazon rainforest, Brazilian Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo said Friday (Aug 30) after meeting President Donald Trump.