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Brazilian president flies over Brumadinho dam after collapse. Isac Nóbrega/PR

34 Dead and 300 Missing After Another Dam Collapses in Brazil

Brazilian rescuers were searching for some 300 missing people after a dam burst at ...

Hundreds of howler monkeys have been killed by the yellow fever virus. Credit: Carla Possamai, Muriqui Project of Caratinga

Yellow Fever Is Wiping Out Brazil’s Howler Monkeys

The deadly yellow fever — an infectious disease caused by a mosquito-borne virus — ...

Brazil: While Flood Brings Minas 8 Deaths and State of Emergency, Drought Hits South

The latest reports from the civil defense of Brazil’s southeastern state of Minas Gerais, ...

Brazilian Kills Son, 4, Because He Wasn’t Invited to Boy’s Birthday Party

A Brazilian civil servant, 27, killed his own 4-year-old son with two shots to ...

Minas Gerais Expecting a 2.9% Crop Reduction

Minas Gerais, a state in southeastern Brazil, has already allocated 3.9 billion Brazilian reais ...