The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters Monday and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country’s shift to a more pro-American stance.
The governor of Sao Paulo says two young men, wearing hoods and carrying several weapons, opened fired at a school in southern Brazil, killing eight people before taking their own lives.
Two trucks carrying aid were set ablaze while attempting to cross into Venezuela from Colombia. Pompeo condemned the actions of Maduro’s government and said the U.S. would “take action against those who oppose the peaceful restoration of democracy in Venezuela.”
Venezuelans frustrated over their nation’s crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country.
Scores of families in the city desperately awaited word on their loved ones, and the governor of Minas Gerais state, promised that those responsible for the dam’s collapse “would be punished.” Some 40 people have been killed and hundreds are still missing in what Brazil’s president calls a “tragedy.”
Jair Bolsonaro was sworn in Tuesday of Latin America’s largest and most populous nation. During the campaign he promised to overhaul myriad aspects of daily life and put an end to business-as-usual governing.
Jair Bolsonaro will be inaugurated Tuesday as the fifth elected president since Brazil returned to democracy after the 1964-85 military dictatorship that Bolsonaro himself once praised. His critics fear he will threaten human rights and ecological preservation in the country.
Rio’s Museu Nacional housed millions of artifacts and archaeological marvels, from dinosaur bones to ancient Egyptian relics. On Sunday night, millennia of world history may have been lost to fire.
Belgium reached the World Cup semifinals for the first time in 32 years, holding off five-time champion Brazil 2-1 Friday in one of the country’s greatest soccer feats.
So many favorites have been eliminated already from the World Cup that Brazil, trying to make amends for its disappointing 2014 tournament, now has a strong shot at leaving Russia with a sixth title.
Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Brazil’s largest city Sunday for its 22nd gay pride parade, which is considered one of the world’s biggest.
With the opening ceremonies coming up Friday, WTOP counts down the days to the Olympic Games in Rio with a new story of a local athlete competing each day this week.
As local health leaders prepare for Zika in the U.S., Olympians headed to Brazil are considering how they will protect themselves in a city where the virus continues to spread.
An American Airlines flight en route to Miami from Rio de Janeiro was diverted to Brasilia, Brazil, Thursday evening due to a medical situation.
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