Now that a swath of the Amazon has turned into a carbon emitter, a new study takes stock of the devastating events that made it happen.
Record drought in Brazil, the world's largest coffee producer, is reducing crop yields and driving up the price of beans.
A pre-dawn raid evicted Rio de Janeiro’s poorest from abandoned land in the middle of a raging pandemic.
Hundreds of families displaced by COVID have found a new home on abandoned land owned by Brazil’s state-run oil company, Petrobras in Rio. They just won the right to stay, for now.
Leaked autopsy results suggest that some of the victims were executed. The police claim the victims were killed in gunfights, and have sealed its own documentation on the raid.
A raid on May 6 killed 27 young residents, and an investigation is underway. But witnesses and human rights advocates claim the incident was a “massacre.”
After Brazil refused to import the vaccine, Sputnik V's disinformation machine revved into high gear.
Despite a life-saving Supreme Court ban on police operations in favelas, deadly raids in these poor neighbourhoods are back and on the rise.
For some reason, Batman, the Hulk, and Superman are also involved.
The variant of concern is more than two times more contagious, deadlier, and can reinfect people who are presumably immune.