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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 ...

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 ...

Brazilians protesting in the streets

Lula’s Conviction Is a Testament to How Far Brazil Has Come as a Democracy

After Dilma Rousseff was ousted as president in August 2016, Brazil’s pro-impeachment camp confidently ...

Brazilian National Congress - Photo: Embratur

Latest Charge Against Brazil’s President: Bribing Legislators to Avoid Impeachment

Brazilian President Michel Temer is facing accusations that he bribed lawmakers to assure their ...

Pictures of a younger Luiz Carlos da Rocha and now

After 30 Years and Plastic Surgery, Police Nab Brazil’s Number One Druglord

Police have captured one of South America’s biggest cocaine kingpins, Luiz Carlos da Rocha, ...