Brazil election goes to runoff as Bolsonaro beats polls
With 95% of electronic votes counted, Lula was ahead with 47.6% of votes versus 43.9% for Bolsonaro, the national electoral authority reported.
Brazil approves Pfizer jab for children as young as 6 months
Brazil's vaccination rates are already among the world's highest, with almost 90% of the population having received at least one dose.
Indonesia, Brazil biggest culprits in tropical forest loss linked to industrial mining, study says
Mines worldwide extract more than twice the amount of raw materials than they did in 2000, the study says.
Bolsonaro backer kills fan of opponent as Brazil election tensions mount
Jair Bolsonaro trails Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in the polls in an election riven by intense polarisation.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon through July hits fresh record
Government satellite data shows 5,474 sq km were cleared in the region from January to July, up 7.3% from the same period of last year, equal to an area seven times the size of New York City.
Brazil police arrest 5 more in murders of journalist, Amazon expert
Three of the newly arrested men were involved in concealing the bodies of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira, the police say.
Brazil reports first monkeypox death outside Africa in current outbreak
The victim was a 41-year-old man who also suffered from lymphoma and a weakened immune system.
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon hits record for first half of 2022
The Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, contains vast amounts of carbon, which is released as trees are destroyed, warming the atmosphere and driving climate change.
Brazil sets new 6-month Amazon deforestation record
The world's largest tropical rainforest lost 3,750 sq km of jungle since the beginning of the year, the worst numbers for that period since record-keeping began in 2016.
Police say British journalist and Brazilian guide shot in Amazon killings
Authorities say both men were gunshot victims – Phillips, 57, struck by a single shot to the chest, Pereira, 41, by three shots, one to the head – with ammunition typically used for hunting.
British journalist confirmed dead in Brazil, US urges ‘accountability’
Police say they are still working on 'complete identification' of the unearthed remains, which may include those of Bruno Pereira, who had received multiple death threats.
Brazilian stripper interrupts Peruvian president’s online corruption hearing
The unexpected content appeared as prosecutor Samuel Rojas was outlining the reasons why Peruvian President Pedro Castillo should be investigated.