MAGE, Brazil A ray of hope reached a community descended from runaway slaves outside Rio de Janeiro this week as it received its first doses of COVID-19 vaccine after a long fight for recognition at a time when Brazil has become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. | Video
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 5 During the early months
of Brazil's COVID-19 pandemic, Rio de Janeiro police detective
Fernanda Fernandes was certain that cases of domestic abuse were
rising, but there was little she could do about it as few women
came forward to file a report.
RIO DE JANEIRO During the early months of Brazil's COVID-19 pandemic, Rio de Janeiro police detective Fernanda Fernandes was certain that cases of domestic abuse were rising, but there was little she could do about it as few women came forward to file a report.
ITAGUAI, Brazil Brazil on Friday launched the first of five attack submarines built with French technology in a 35 billion-real ($8.9 billion) program planned to end in 2029 with delivery of a nuclear-powered submarine.
RIO DE JANEIRO In Brazil's most polarizing election in decades, women have long held the decisive swing vote, with a quarter of the female electorate up for grabs just a month ago — twice the undecided rate among Brazilian men.
RIO DE JANEIRO Children with disabilities being treated at Brazil's hospitals, where economic hardship has crimped services, are getting an emotional lift from a mythical creature of the sea: a mermaid.
RIO DE JANEIRO The top of a towering float collapsed during the final night of the parade by Rio's elite samba troupes early on Tuesday, injuring 12 people in the second accident to mar Brazil's glittering Carnival show.
RIO DE JANEIRO Carnival revelers in Rio de Janeiro danced on to Beatles songs set to Brazilian samba rhythms on Monday after an accident injuring 20 people marred the annual pre lenten bacchanalia the night before.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 27 The spectacular Carnival
parade of Rio's top samba troupes was marred by the injury of 20
people who where pushed against a wall by a faulty float at the
start of the famed Sambadrome show, organizers said on Monday.
RIO DE JANEIRO Just days before Rio de Janeiro hosts South America's first Olympics, city residents expressed mixed feelings about the cost and security of the Games, while holding out hope they will bring joy to a nation facing economic and political crises.