Violence stemming from drug gang battles over territory is keeping people indoors and driving support for tough-on-crime candidates.
A security camera recorded a man beating his wife — and her subsequent plunge to her death from their fifth-floor apartment. Now a debate is raging over domestic violence.
Mr. Dias took aim at the 1960s ruling junta with trenchant works of bright colors, graphic immediacy and world weariness. He later went into exile.
The Workers’ Party hopes to generate enough support for the former leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva to force courts to free him and allow him to campaign.
A rare two-day public hearing on abortion comes as legislators are trying to restrict the practice.
Caucher Birkar, a Cambridge University professor, was one of four winners of the award, which is regarded as the world’s most prestigious prize for math.
Scores of former officers are running for office. And if the ballot box doesn’t work, some former officials warn of a possible military coup.
The Brazilian government’s indigenous affairs agency released footage of the man in Rondônia. The agency said that he is the sole surviving member of his tribe after the rest were attacked over 20 years ago.
The sole survivor of an isolated indigenous community in the Brazilian Amazon looks strong and vibrant in new video footage.
Led by an indomitable teacher, ballet students in a poor district didn’t let the closure of their school stop them from dancing — or from delivering a pointed message to government officials.