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  1. Vogue Fashion Director in Brazil Quits Over Photos That Evoke Slavery Era World, February 15

    She resigned after photos emerged from her 50th birthday that critics saw as allusion to race relations in the colonial ear, when there was slavery in Brazil.

  2. Vogue Fashion Director in Brazil Quits Over Photos That Evoke Slavery Era World, February 15

    She resigned after photos emerged from her 50th birthday that critics saw as allusion to race relations in the colonial era, when there was slavery in Brazil.

  3. Vogue Brazil Fashion Director Resigns Over Photos That Evoke Slavery Era World, February 15

    Donata Meirelles resigned after photos emerged from her 50th birthday that critics saw as allusion to race relations in the colonial era, when slavery was legal in Brazil.

  4. Brazil Arrests 8 at Mining Giant Vale Over Deadly Dam Collapse World, February 15

    The employees held included two executive directors of the company, which owns the mining complex where a torrent of mud killed at least 166 people.

  5. Brazil Arrests 8 at Mining Giant Vale Over Deadly Dam Collapse World, February 15

    The employees held included two executive directors of the company, which owns the mining complex where a torrent of mud killed at least 166 people.

  6. An Icy Superhighway Once Carried Glaciers From Namibia to Brazil Science, February 14

    Researchers matched up a jigsaw puzzle of ice that once flowed between two landmasses now separated by an ocean.

  7. Where Brazilians Live in High-Risk Areas Downhill From Mining Dams Interactive, February 14

    We mapped where more than 100,000 Brazilians live downhill from mining dams built like the one in Brumadinho that collapsed last month. Here’s where we estimate people may be at risk.

  8. Why Did the Dam in Brazil Collapse? Here’s a Brief Look. World, February 9

    That the dam fell was a tragedy. It should not have been a surprise.

  9. A Tidal Wave of Mud Interactive, February 9

    A mining dam collapsed and buried more than 150 people. Now Brazil is casting an anxious eye on dozens of dams like it.

  10. Dorm Fire Kills 10 Young Players in Brazil, Sending Shudder Through Soccer World World, February 8

    The blaze broke out in the early morning at a training center in Rio de Janeiro for teenage players at Flamengo, one of the most famous clubs.

  11. Rio de Janeiro Storm Kills 6, Turning Roads Into Rivers and Burying Bus in Mud World, February 7

    While this was an unusually powerful storm, the damage and death that followed were not rare for Rio de Janeiro, whose poor, hillside neighborhoods are usually the hardest hit.

  12. Racing Through the Polar Vortex Sports, February 7

    And you thought it was chilly in your living room? These athletes competed in an ultramarathon in Minnesota during last week’s misery.

  13. Brazil’s ‘Lula’ Convicted Again of Corruption, Clouding His Political Future World, February 6

    The former president was sentenced to nearly 13 more years in prison, making it unlikely that a man once considered the lion of Latin America’s left could recover his political clout.

  14. A Deadly River of Mud: Video of Brazil Dam Collapse Emerges World, February 2

    Footage released a week after the tragedy showed how the dam released 2.5 billion gallons of brown sludge that buried people, cars and buildings in seconds.

  15. Corruption Inquiry Involving Brazilian President’s Son Can Proceed, Court Says World, February 1

    The case, involving hundreds of thousands of dollars moving in and out of Flávio Bolsonaro’s account, has tarnished his father’s first weeks in office.

  16. Brazil’s Lethal Environmental Negligence Opinion, January 31

    The mining industry puts lives at risk with shoddy maintenance of dams built to contain mining waste.

  17. Investors in Former Trump-Branded Hotel in Brazil Charged With Corruption World, January 31

    Prosecutors have charged Brazilian investors who backed what was once known as the Trump Hotel Rio de Janeiro with corruption and money laundering. The Trump Organization quit the project in 2016.

  18. 5 Arrested After Brazil Dam Collapse That Killed Dozens World, January 29

    Those arrested were directly involved in and responsible for the mining enterprise and its licensing, as well as in recent testing that found the dam to be stable.

  19. As 2nd Brazil Dam Threatens to Collapse, Death Toll Rises to 58 World, January 27

    Two days after a dam break left at least 58 dead, residents of Brumadinho are forced to evacuate again, while experts warn that the regulatory system is flawed.

  20. Hundreds Still Missing After Dam Collapse in Brazil Video, January 27

    Before and after images show the damage caused by the collapse of a mining dam in Brumadinho, Brazil. At least 58 are dead and hundreds are still missing.

  21. With Hundreds Missing Following Burst Brazil Dam, a Frantic Search for Survivors World, January 26

    At least 34 people have been killed, but officials feared that many more will be found as rescue teams dig through feet of mud.

  22. 7 People Killed and 200 Missing in Brazil After Dam Collapses, Officials Say World, January 25

    A dam owned by the mining giant Vale S.A. ruptured in the town of Brumadinho, in southeastern Brazil, flooding homes and cars in sludge, and leaving scores missing, the authorities said.

  23. ‘I Have to Stay Alive’: Gay Brazilian Lawmaker Gives Up Seat Amid Threats World, January 24

    The legislator, Jean Wyllys, a fierce advocate for gay rights, called Brazil’s new far-right leader, Jair Bolsonaro, “a president who always vilified me, who always openly insulted me.”

  24. Bolsonaro Finds Anticorruption Vow Threatened by Cases Close to Home World, January 24

    Just three weeks into his term, Jair Bolsonaro, who rode to power by denouncing corruption and elitist privilege, is fending off charges that his administration is engaging in more of the same.

  25. 36 Hours in Salvador, Brazil Travel, January 24

    Carnaval is right around the corner in this energetic city, where traditions — culinary, musical, literary and more — reflect a deep Afro-Brazilian heritage.