The attack on Brazil's capital on Sunday rattled the entire country. But as the dust settles, President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has consolidated even more support as political leaders denounce the attack in a rare moment of unity.
Nearly 1,000 members of tribes across Brazil are camped in the country’s capital to defend land rights currently under legislative review in Congress and the Supreme Court.
Several small, celebratory demonstrations sprang up across Brazil on Monday night after the news broke that a Supreme Court judge threw out three corruption convictions against former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
A statue of a British slave trader in the UK and confederate statues in the US have been toppled or defaced as protesters demand a reckoning on systemic racism. Some Minneapolis City Council members said they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department." New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. Brasilia has become a new hotspot for the virus.
On Monday, the Supreme Court ordered an inquiry into Bolsonaro’s alleged interference with police investigations.
Leaders at the upcoming G7 summit want to talk about Brazil's fires and deforestation policy. It's the first time the environmental policies of one country are seen as a threat to other countries, says a Sâo Paulo professor.
Jair Bolsonaro targets teachers and supports having officers with guns in schools, raising fears of a return to Brazil’s days of dictatorship.
Little over eight months since they impeached their last president, now Brazil's Michel Temer is facing demands for impeachment and new elections amid a scandal around alleged illicit payments to a jailed politician.
Brazil's Senate approved a 20-year government spending freeze billed as the centerpiece of austerity reforms aimed at restoring economic health to the troubled Latin American giant.
Senators voted overwhelmingly to remove Brazil's first woman president from office. She denounced them as misogynists who toppled her unjustly after losing four fair elections.