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Brazil’s federal police have arrested seven top military police officers who are accused of assisting right-wing rioters during the Jan. 8 attacks on government buildings in the capital, Brasilia.
A Brazilian hacker claims then-President Jair Bolsonaro asked him to hack the country’s electronic voting system to expose its alleged weaknesses ahead of the 2022 presidential election.
Power is back in most of Brazil after a major blackout had left much of the north and northeast regions without any electricity for nearly six hours.
Police in Brazil have arrested the former director of the Federal Highway Police as part of an investigation into possible political interference in last year’s presidential elections.
Far-right former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been barred from running for office again until 2030 after a panel of judges concluded that he abused his power and cast unfounded doubts on the country’s electronic voting system.
Brazil’s top electoral court has started hearing a case that could torpedo the political future of former President Jair Bolsonaro by rendering him ineligible for public office for eight years.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A year after the killing of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira in the Amazon rainforest, friends, colleagues and family members gathered Monday in several Brazilian cities to honor their memory and pledge to carry forward their work.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s former President Jair Bolsonaro was questioned Tuesday by Federal Police in an investigation into allegations that COVID-19 vaccine cards were falsified to get around U.S. vaccine requirements.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A special adviser to Brazil’s presidency on international affairs met with Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday following comments by his Brazilian counterpart that have drawn rebukes from Kyiv, the U.S. and Europe.
Brazil’s Federal Police have searched former President Jair Bolsonaro’s home and seized his phone in what they say is an investigation into alleged falsification of COVID-19 vaccine cards.
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has approved the creation of six Indigenous territories, the first such move after a five-year hiatus in Indigenous demarcation.
U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield is heading to Brazil next week, following up on recent high-level meetings between the presidents and top diplomats of the two countries.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro gave testimony at the Federal Police headquarters Wednesday about his actions related to the Jan. 8 attacks on government buildings in the capital, Brasilia.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s government announced efforts Tuesday to spend more on securing schools and crack down on the incitement of violence as officials seek to curb a wave of fatal school attacks.
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva finishes the first 100 days of his third term as Brazil’s president on Monday and his return to power has been marked by efforts to reinstate his past social policies and undo his predecessor’s legacy.
A man with a hatchet burst into a day care center in Brazil, killing four children and wounding at least four others.
Former President Jair Bolsonaro has returned to Brazil after a three-month stint in Florida following his election loss.
SOL NASCENTE, Brazil (AP) — The buzzing main avenue of this poor Brazilian neighborhood is filled with people popping off buses after work or grabbing a bite.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has canceled his trip to China after contracting pneumonia, the presidential palace said on Saturday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Retired Formula One champion Nelson Piquet has been ordered by a Brazilian court to pay $950,000 in “moral damages” for making racist and homophobic comments about Lewis Hamilton.
A representative of Brazil’s former President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday has handed a set of diamond jewelry over to a state bank, as ordered by a government watchdog and amid investigations into the president’s involvement in bringing the jewels from Saudi Arabia.
A Brazilian government watchdog is giving former President Jair Bolsonaro five working days to return to authorities a set of jewels he received from Saudi Arabia in 2021.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced measures Wednesday seeking to promote and protect women after years of setbacks in their causes blamed in part on a rise in far-right forces.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — U.S. climate envoy John Kerry concluded his second day of meetings with Brazilian government officials Tuesday, conveying his commitment to collaborate on preserving the world’s largest tropical rainforest — but without detailing specifics.
Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday he intends to return to Brazil “in the following weeks.”
An investigation into anti-democratic protests and a recent attack on Brazil’s capital is centering in part on areas along an important highway that goes through the Amazon.
Germany announced on Monday that it would make 204 million euros ($222 million) available for environmental policies in Brazil.
Brazil’s federal police have searched the home of a nephew of former President Jair Bolsonaro in connection with the Jan. 8 storming of government buildings in the capital by far-right protesters.
Brazil’s president has fired the army chief after the leftist leader openly said some military members allowed the Jan. 8 uprising in the capital by far-right protesters.
Authorities have charged dozens of people accused of rioting in Brazil’s capital to overturn former President Jair Bolsonaro’s recent election defeat.