T/brazil

  1. Why Amazon Fires Keep Raging 10 Years After a Deal to End Them World, October 10

    Many of the thousands of fires burning in Brazil’s Amazon are set by ranchers. A deal inked 10 years ago was meant to stop the problem, but the ecological arson goes on as the Earth warms.

  2. Mysterious Oil Spill Becomes New Environmental Crisis for Brazil World, October 8

    Brazil’s president said the government had a theory of what led to the spill, adding that a foreign country was on “the radar.”

  3. Threats and Promises in Brazil’s Lawless Amazon Video, October 6

    In Brazil’s state of Pará, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing and burning huge swaths of rainforest every day. All in the name of progress.

  4. The Amazon Is Still Burning. Blame Beef (and Bolsonaro). Video, October 6

    Welcome to the lawless heart of the Brazilian Amazon. Here, cattle ranchers and loggers — emboldened by President Jair Bolsonaro — are clearing huge swaths of rainforest every minute. All in the name of progress.

  5. A Modernist Sanctuary That Overlooks the Trancoso Jungle T Magazine, September 26

    The fashion executive turned hotelier Wilbert Das built a modern vacation house steeped in Brazil’s design history.

  6. Weeknight Dinner Around the World Food, September 24

    We asked 18 families to show us what they have for dinner on a typical weeknight.

  7. United Nations: 4 Bombastic Presidents Begin Day of General Assembly Speeches World, September 24

    Presidents and prime ministers have converged at the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible armed conflict between Iran and the United States.

  8. What Happened at the U.N. General Assembly World, September 24

    Presidents and prime ministers converged at the world’s most prominent diplomatic stage, amid crises ranging from climate change to possible armed conflict between Iran and the United States.

  9. Michelle Bachelet, U.N. Rights Chief, Feels ‘Sorry for Brazil’ Under Jair Bolsonaro World, September 22

    Ms. Bachelet responded to Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s far-right president, who took personal aim at her father in previous comments.

  10. Can We Make Destroying the Amazon a Crime Against Humanity? Sunday Review, September 21

    A group of activists wants to try.

  11. Criminal Charges Urged in Brazil Dam Collapse World, September 20

    The dam collapse killed nearly 250 people in January, unleashing a torrent of mining waste on a nearby town and roiling global iron ore markets.

  12. Look to the Skies to See the Bat-Signal in Cities Worldwide Arts, September 20

    In a celebration of Batman started by DC Comics, sites including the former Domino Sugar building in Brooklyn will be emblazoned with his symbol on Saturday.

  13. Marina Schiano, Distinctive Presence in the Fashion World, Dies at 77 Fashion, September 18

    Leaving home in Italy as a teenager, she modeled for Vogue and other magazines before carving out a high-profile career as an executive and stylist.