An indigenous woman in a village deep in the Amazon rainforest has contracted the novel coronavirus, the first case reported among Brazil’s more than 300 … Read more
Jair Bolsonaro has reportedly told his health minister he will sack him if he dares criticise his handling of the coronavirus crisis.
According to a … Read more
There are fears remote indigenous communities could be decimated by the coronavirus after a doctor working with an Amazon tribe was confirmed to have … Read more
Brazil’s Maracana sports complex in Rio de Janeiro, which includes the world famous soccer stadium, will become a temporary hospital to help fight coronavirus, state … Read more
As Brazil’s largest city went into lockdown, President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday took aim at the “hysteria” over the coronavirus and urged that life must … Read more
Former Brazil striker Pelé dismissed talk he is depressed and reclusive and assured fans he is doing well and maintaining a busy schedule.
Pelé’s son … Read more
A view of the inauguration of the Lagoa Christmas tree in southern Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 14 December 2019.
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Leonardo DiCaprio said his organization is not funding nonprofit groups that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has falsely claimed helped start devastating wildfires in the Amazon.… Read more
Supporters of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and followers of Juan Guaido, head of the National Assembly, clash outside of the Venezuela’s embassy facilities, in Brasilia, … Read more
Brazilian officials suspect a Greek-flagged tanker was the source of an oil spill that has stained about 2,500km of Brazil’s coastline.
The spill was first … Read more
Father João Paulo Araujo Gomes who is the head of the parish of Santana in the city of Gravatá in Brazil takes homeless dogs regularly … Read more
Thousands of people have taken part in a huge clean-up operation to remove oil and tar from beaches along Brazil’s north-eastern coast.
Volunteers, as well … Read more
US singer Bon Jovi performs on stage during Rock in Rio 2019 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Rock in Rio is a recurring music festival … Read more
A firefighter, who is part of an Ibama forest brigade formed by indigenous people of the Tenhari ethnic group, participates in firefighting efforts fire in … Read more
Brazil appears to have backtracked on its rejection of G7 funds to fight the Amazon forest fires, saying it will accept as long as it … Read more
A handout satellite image made available by Maxar Technologies shows a fire burning in the upper Amazon River basin near Porto Velho, state of Rondonia, … Read more
As wildfires rage through the Brazilian Amazon, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said Dublin will vote against a trade deal between the European Union … Read more
Fires are raging at a record rate in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest and scientists warn it could strike a devastating blow to the fight against climate … Read more