Prisoners get medical after a rebellion at the Colônia Agroindustrial prison in Goiânia

Nine Killed, Two Decapitated, 100 escape, in Brazil’s Latest Prison Riot

At least nine people have died in clashes between rival gangs in one of ...

Jornalivre is a notorious fake news disseminator in Brazil

Brazil’s Effort to Fight Fake News Raises Concerns About Censorship

In early December 2017, Brazil’s government established a committee to monitor and possibly order ...

Petition by Intellectuals in Brazil Says Presidential Elections Without Lula Would Be Fraud

“Election without Lula is fraud” is the manifesto being promoted by intellectuals and artists ...

Anti-corruption protest - Photo: Wesley Almeida/cancaonova.com

Brazil Gasps at Festival of Christmas Presidential Pardons for the Corrupted

Brazilian anti-corruption prosecutors and organizations raised their voice this weekend against President Michel Temer’s ...

Supreme Court's building in Brasília

70% of Brazilian Authorities’ Cases in the Higher Court Have to Do with Corruption

Some 70% of cases involving authorities at the Brazilian Supreme Court and the Superior ...

Armed men set fire to environmental agency buildings in Brazil's Amazon region

In an Act of Revenge, Brazilian Gold Miners Set Government Buildings Ablaze

Hundreds of armed men have set fire to environmental agency buildings in Brazil’s Amazon ...

Slave work in Brazil is far from over

New Labor Rules Will Make Slave Work Still More Common in Brazil

Victims of slave labor in Brazil are less likely to be rescued following a ...

A gang of 16 dug a sophisticated 600-meter tunnel equipped with lights.

Brazil Police Foil What Would Be World’s Biggest Bank Robbery Ever

A criminal gang dug a 600-meter (2000-foot) tunnel in an attempt to rob 1 ...

From "Abortion Movie" by Lincoln Péricles, 2016

The Case to Legalize Abortion in Brazil While Congress Tries to Ban It

I met “Mariana,” a 20-year-old Brazilian woman, in Paraíba state, almost a year ago ...

Loggers cutting Amazon's giant trees

The Revocation of Brazil’s Pro-Deforestation Decree Has No Teeth

On August 23, 2017, Brazil’s president Michel Temer issued a decree revoking the RENCA ...