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With just over half of the votes counted, far-right incumbent Jair Bolsonaro is slightly leading former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in Brazil’s presidential election.
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro, friends and relatives paid their final respects to Dom Phillips, killed while researching for a book about saving the Amazon rainforest.
It’s better down where it’s wetter! Meet Davi, Rio De Janeiro’s resident merman.
The world-famous Carnival festivities will now be held in late April rather than the final weekend of February,
Juliet has visited daily for the last two decades. Some think she's indulging a forbidden romance. Others put it down to loneliness.
Brazil has the world’s second-highest death toll over the past year, after the United States.
Animal lovers have mobilized to bring food and water to the felines of Furtada Island after COVID-19 made previous support dry up.
The at-risk husband and wife are wearing unusual garb for their walks around Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign claimed he will protect Brazil’s famous Christ the Redeemer statue from vandalism.
Beautiful street art and other scenes amid the coronavirus pandemic round out this week's best images.