BRASILIA/CURITIBA, Brazil Brazil's leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison on Friday after a judge ordered his release, startling financial markets and reigniting both ends of the political spectrum with calls for demonstrations in coming days.
ARARIBOIA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil, Sept 20 (Reuters) -
N ear midnight, a group of six Guajajara tribesmen with their
faces painted for battle listen to the rumble of heavy trucks
about 19 miles (30 km) from their village in the Amazon
FEIJO, Brazil As thousands of fires ravage the Amazon, the world's largest rainforest, some indigenous tribes are turning to prayer in a bid to halt the destruction and protect their environment for future generations. | Video
BRASILIA/PORTO VELHO, Brazil Brazil said on Tuesday it was ready to accept foreign aid to help fight fires in the Amazon but only if it could determine how it was spent, in an apparent attempt to smooth over a public spat between the Brazilian and French presidents. | Video
SAO PAULO Brazilian prosecutors are dropping a rape case against soccer star Neymar, they said on Thursday, likely bringing an end to the most serious of charges against the Paris St Germain striker. | Video
SAO PAULO Armed men stole $40 million of gold and other precious metals on Thursday from a Sao Paulo cargo terminal at South America's busiest airport, taking two hostages, police said. | Video
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil soccer star Neymar has denied an accusation of rape, outlined in a police report seen by Reuters, in which an unnamed woman alleges that the sports star drunkenly assaulted her at an up-market hotel in the French capital.
BARAO DE COCAIS, Brazil It was bad enough for Paulo de Morais when he was expelled in early February from the house where he lived for 22 years, in the shadow of a mining dam at risk of collapse.
SUZANO, Brazil, March 13 Two gunmen wearing face
masks entered a Brazilian school on Wednesday and shot and
killed at least five teenagers who were on their snack breaks,
as well as two school officials, before fatally turning their
guns on themselves, police said.