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BRASILIA (Reuters) – Munduruku indigenous people led by 15 tribal chiefs blamed Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday for increased illegal mining on their reservation lands in the...

Destruction of the Amazon is at its worst in DECADE: Area the size of Delaware and Rhode Island combined has been lost since 2018 More than 3,700 square miles of rainforest faced deforestation in 2018...

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, an admirer of Latin America’s military dictatorships, courted controversy on Friday when he said he might go to next month’s...

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – A small plane crashed on a street in the Brazilian city of Belo Horizonte on Monday, leaving at least three dead in the capital city of Minas Gerais state, firefighters told...

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil’s Supreme Court began debating on Thursday whether to overturn a three-year-old rule that convicted criminals must go to prison right after losing their first appeal...

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is planning to meet other South American leaders to discuss protection of the rainforest, as 18 global fashion brands are said to be mulling the suspension of leather...

Brazil is making it easier for the United States to deport undocumented Brazilians by asking U.S. airlines to board deportees even when they have no valid passports, following pressure from the Trump...

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the country, the joint chief...

Rio de Janeiro (Reuters) – Brazilian security forces in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday morning shot dead a man who hijacked a commuter bus on a bridge across Guanabara Bay and took more than three dozen...

We can’t dig to the center of the Earth, and we can’t time travel. But if the universe could grant a consolation prize, it would be a super-deep diamond. These sturdy, rare minerals travel hundreds...

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro plans a round of official foreign visits in late October, including to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and China, the government...

RIO DE JANEIRO/MADRID (Reuters) – Spanish police have arrested a member of the Brazilian Air Force who carried three bags full of cocaine on a military plane to Seville hours before President Jair...

BRASILIA (Reuters) – The head of Brazil’s indigenous affairs agency said on Tuesday he was fired due to pressure from the agriculture ministry which under President Jair Bolsonaro is seeking...

It’s the second time Michel Temer will be jailed on allegations that he participated in a vast corruption scheme. Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested for a second time on corruption...

President’s executive order gives millions the right to carry firearms, but opponents slam the move as ‘abuse of power’. A Brazilian supreme court judge has given President Jair Bolsonaro...

BRASILIA (Reuters) – Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-wing federal government’s...