T/brazil

  1. The Men Who Terrorize Rio Op Ed, Yesterday

    Ruthless mafia-like militias have taken over much of the Brazilian city, killing whomever they want, from City Council members to bird thieves.

  2. From Boston, Witness in Rio Olympics Bribery Case Has His Day in Court Sports, May 17

    Eric Maleson, a former bobsledder, told a judge about what he believed were bribes to secure votes for the 2016 Summer Games.

  3. Stop Enslavement of Venezuelan Refugees in Brazil Op Ed, May 8

    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.

  4. Anti-Corruption Crusader in Brazil Says He Won’t Run for President Foreign, May 8

    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.”

  5. The U.S. Says It Has a Tariff Deal With Brazil. Brazil Disagrees. Business, May 2

    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.

  6. Busted Leaders, Boosted Economies? Magazine, May 2

    Corruption scandals are taking down leaders around the world — and it’s a hopeful sign for the future of developing economies.

  7. São Paulo Tower Collapses in Fire Video, May 1

    A blaze spread rapidly through a building more than 20 stories high, killing one person, according to local officials.

  8. Fire in São Paulo, Brazil, Brings Down a High-Rise Building Foreign, May 1

    At least one person is thought to have died. The tower had been occupied by squatters, who have taken over many downtown buildings.

  9. U.S. Allies Brace for Trade War as Tariff Negotiations Stall Business, April 29

    Days before Trump tariffs on steel and aluminum take effect, negotiators for producing countries see themselves at the mercy of the president’s whims.

  10. ‘Their Country Is Being Invaded’: Exodus of Venezuelans Overwhelms Northern Brazil Foreign, April 28

    As thousands of Venezuelans flee their homeland each day, the region’s tolerance for immigrants is being tested.

  11. Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 89, Dies; Lifted Brazilian Film Obits, April 27

    Mr. dos Santos was a leader of the Cinema Novo movement, which emphasized grit and struggle, and fought for a uniquely Brazilian cinema.