Brazil's forests have the highest burn rate in 7 years. Experts say the fault lies with humans - farmers and ranchers who are deforesting then burning the land.Full Story
Brazilian human rights defenders, social leaders and progressive politicians have demanded the immediate release of former President Lula da Silva.Full Story
A man was shot by Brazilian police after he held a bus hostage for almost four hours with 40 passengers on-board using a fake gun.
During Workers Party (PT) rule in Brazil, from 2001 to 2015 the rich and super-rich did see their income grow in Brazil. The only difference is that the 50 percent poorest also gained more income.
Lula has been in prison since April 7, 2018, over corruption charges that media leaks and legal experts have exposed as politically motivated.
The Workers Party leader rejected Bolsonaro's offensive words against the winners of the primaries in Argentina.
The Brazilian right regards Mercosur as an instrument for its company's international insertion.
Federal judges will analyze on Friday three appeals made by the defense of former president Lula da Silva.
When not involved in violence, the far-right militias work as "middlemen" who charge poor residents favelas for services.
If approved by the Senate, the measure will change parts of Brazil's labor law, and harm workers' rights, according to labor activists.
Women did not present requests to the Brazilian president, for they do not expect Jair Bolsonaro to solve anything.