By Law Kids Cannot Hold a Job in Brazil. Three Million of Them Work Anyway

Brazil’s Prosecution Service for Labor (MPT) is launching a national campaign against child labor. ...

In Brazil, Bloody Police Strike Goes On in Espírito Santo and Spreads to Rio

Despite an announcement by the government that the state of Espírito Santos, in southeastern ...

Hit by a Police Strike, Looting, Dozens of Dead, Brazil City Begs for the Feds

Brazil sent 200 federal troops into the state of Espírito Santo, in southeastern Brazil, ...

Brazil Prisons: Where the Criminals Are the Ones Running the Show

The prison population throughout Latin America has been growing steadily for the past few ...

Leaked Court Papers Show 52 Politics Linked to Corruption in Brazil: It Starts with the President

Leading the list are Brazilian President Michel Temer, former soccer star Romário, former candidate ...

Brazil’s Prison Riot: The Unspeakable Pain of Burying Your Beheaded Child

The prison massacre in Alcaçuz Penitentiary on January 14, which killed at least 26 ...

Accident or Not, the Death of a Justice Helps the New Brazilian President

The tragic death of Teori Zavascki, the Brazilian Supreme Court Justice who died in ...

The End of Brazil’s Richest Man: Bald and in Jail

Former Brazilian billionaire Eike Batista was arrested upon arrival at the Tom Jobim/Galeão International ...