Ruthless mafia-like militias have taken over much of the Brazilian city, killing whomever they want, from City Council members to bird thieves.
Eric Maleson, a former bobsledder, told a judge about what he believed were bribes to secure votes for the 2016 Summer Games.
Labor rights of immigrants are not high on this year’s electoral agenda, yet voters can be receptive to leaders willing to bring criminals to justice.
Joaquim Barbosa, Brazil’s first black Supreme Court justice, was attracting support but he said he would not be a candidate, a decision he called “strictly personal.”
Brazil accused the U.S. of breaking off negotiations over the steel and aluminum tariffs last week, seeming to contradict the White House version of events.
Corruption scandals are taking down leaders around the world — and it’s a hopeful sign for the future of developing economies.
A blaze spread rapidly through a building more than 20 stories high, killing one person, according to local officials.
At least one person is thought to have died. The tower had been occupied by squatters, who have taken over many downtown buildings.
Days before Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum take effect, negotiators for producing countries see themselves at the mercy of the president’s whims.
As thousands of Venezuelans flee their homeland each day, the region’s tolerance for immigrants is being tested.
Mr. dos Santos was a leader of the Cinema Novo movement, which emphasized grit and struggle, and fought for a uniquely Brazilian cinema.