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Staff were forced to wheel patients into the streets on stretchers after a fire broke out at Badim Hospital in Rio de Janeiro.
Brazil's top court says officials cannot investigate U.S. journalist Glenn Greenwald for his work or for protecting confidential sources.
Brazilian drug trafficker Clauvino da Silva attempted to switch places with the 19-year-old by wearing a silicone mask and a wig, according to authorities.
A convicted drug trafficker impersonated his teenage daughter by wearing a silicone mask and wig.
The singer and guitarist is considered one of the fathers of the genre of Brazilian music.
Sergio Cabral told a judge that he bought votes of International Olympic Committee members to award the Brazilian city the 2016 Summer Games.
See the stunning photos from Brazil's annual pre-Lent celebration.
Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, believes the only good criminal is a dead one. Many Brazilians agree.
The 26-year-old Brazilian was waiting for an Uber in Rio de Janeiro when the incident occurred.
Black Consciousness Day is a chance for Brazilians to reflect on their African heritage despite the election victory of Jair Bolsonaro, a right-wing retired general who peddles racism.
Women won big in the first round of the country’s elections. Here’s what you need to know.
The biennial games are a plague, and the only cure is death.
Authorities confirmed that his attacker was arrested.
The collection includes mummies, the oldest human skull found in the Americas and one of the world's largest meteorites.
They say an investigation into the murder of the black, queer Rio city councilwoman is on the "right path." It may lead back to police.
Here in Rio, we are fighting for justice for Marielle. It’ll be easier for us to win this struggle if you make your voices heard, too.
Prominent figures including Janelle Monae and Ava DuVernay want an independent investigation into the Brazilian city councilwoman's murder.
The death of Marielle Franco, a crusader against police violence and a fierce advocate for Brazil's poor, sparked protests in Rio, Washington and elsewhere.
City councilwoman Marielle Franco was a symbol of hope for Rio's poorest residents.