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  1. Before Wisconsin, Foxconn Vowed Big Spending in Brazil. Few Jobs Have Come. Business, September 20

    The Taiwanese company’s manufacturing model has not translated easily to other countries, where it faces different social, political and labor conditions.

  2. Brazil’s New Top Prosecutor Inherits Politically Explosive Cases Foreign, September 18

    Raquel Dodge, the first woman to serve as Brazil’s attorney general, takes office amid a vast corruption investigation that extends to the president.

  3. In the Amazon, a Catastrophic Gold Rush Looms Op Ed, September 18

    Opening a rain forest reserve to commercial mining is a dangerous setback in the effort to protect the world’s largest forest.

  4. How Operation Car Wash Is Exposing Political Crime in Brazil Special Sections, September 18

    Nothing better illustrates the complex web of Brazil’s decline than operation Car Wash, the wide-ranging investigation into corruption.

  5. As Global Obesity Rises, Teasing Apart Its Causes Grows Harder Insider, September 17

    In a series beginning today, the health and science desk explores the environment in which the obesity epidemic has come to a head.

  6. How Big Business Got Brazil Hooked on Junk Food Interactive, September 16

    As growth slows in wealthy countries, Western food companies are aggressively expanding in developing nations, contributing to obesity and health problems.

  7. Como a Grande Indústria Viciou o Brasil em Junk Food Science, September 16

    À medida que o crescimento diminui nos países ricos, as empresas de alimentos ocidentais se expandem acintosamente nos países em desenvolvimento, contribuindo para obesidade e problemas de saúde.

  8. President Temer of Brazil Faces New Corruption Charges Foreign, September 14

    Brazil’s departing attorney general accuses President Michel Temer of obstruction of justice in a sprawling corruption investigation.

  9. How Junk Food Is Transforming Brazil Video, September 14

    There are now more obese than underweight adults in the world. Sales of ultraprocessed foods have more than doubled over the last decade — even spreading into developing countries. Here's what the junk food transition looks like in Brazil.

  10. Mystery of Russian Fake on Facebook Solved, by a Brazilian Investigative, September 13

    The Times concluded that “Melvin Redick” on Facebook was a fake American created by Russia as part of its propaganda campaign. But where did the man’s photos come from?

  11. Brazilian Art Show Sets Off Dispute That Mirrors Political Battles Foreign, September 13

    An exhibition was abruptly shut down after protests, including some from those who demanded the impeachment of Brazil’s president last year.

  12. ‘Uncontacted’ Amazon Tribe Members Reported Killed in Brazil Foreign, September 10

    Investigators are looking into reports that around 10 tribe members died when they were set upon by gold miners.

  13. Whistle-Blower Says He Told of Rio Olympics Corruption Years Ago Sports, September 8

    The former head of Brazil’s ice sports federation said he had raised concerns about Carlos Nuzman, the leader of Rio’s Olympics organization.

  14. For Brazil’s Departing Top Prosecutor, ‘One Last Cannon Barrage’ Foreign, September 6

    Days before his term ends, Attorney General Rodrigo Janot is leaving the country’s current and past two presidents facing corruption charges.

  15. Brazilian Corruption Case Ensnares Ex-Presidents da Silva and Rousseff Foreign, September 5

    Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, convicted in another case, and Dilma Rousseff, who faces charges for the first time, are accused of helping to collect millions in bribes.

  16. Home of Brazil’s Top Olympic Official Is Searched in Bribe Inquiry Foreign, September 5

    The authorities believe politicians and Olympics officials paid bribes to get Rio de Janeiro the 2016 games.

  17. Brazilian Judge Stymies Plan to Allow Mining in Amazon Region Foreign, August 30

    The ruling comes amid a fight between conservationists and President Michel Temer over environmental protections and indigenous rights.

  18. Weekend in Los Angeles: That Touch of Brazil Weekend, August 30

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, in the shadow of new downtown arrivals, soars with the first American retrospective of Anna Maria Maiolino’s work.

  19. Brazil May Face a New Threat, This Time From Biting Midges Health, August 25

    The Oropouche virus, causing symptoms similar to dengue, appears to be slowly moving out of the Amazon jungle and closer to South American cities.

  20. A Judge’s Bid to Clean Up Brazil From the Bench World, August 25

    Judge Sérgio Moro, who has become the face of Brazil’s anti-corruption crusade, worries that courtroom victories won’t be enough to end a culture of graft.