Brazilian Army sent to protect the presidential palace in Brasília - Valter Campanato/ABr

Army Takes Over Brazil’s Capital After Protesters Invade and Break Government Buildings

The Brazilian Army took over positions close to the presidential palace and ministry buildings ...

Protest against Temer in Curitiba, Paraná state - Lula Marques/Ag PT

If Brazil President Manages to Remain in Office He’ll Be Too Crippled to Govern

Demonstrators marched across Brazil on Sunday calling for the resignation or ouster of President ...

President Michel Temer in the Air Force helicopter - Beto Barata/PR

Brazil President Buys Time in Effort to Avoid Impeachment

A key coalition partner has delayed its decision on continued support, but Brazilian President ...

Brazilian cartoonist Laerte - Photo: Wikipedia

Laerte, a Brazilian Transgender Cartoonist Who Became a Netflix Movie

A documentary that premiered this week on Netflix explores the life of a Brazilian ...

60 percent of attackers are current or ex-partners of victims

Every Minute 8 Women Are Victims of Violence in Brazil

Details from DataFolha’s latest study, “Visible and Invisible: The Mistreatment of Women in Brazil,” ...

Protesters ask for the ousting of Brazilian president and congress

Bar Association and People in the Streets Call for Brazil President’s Ouster

After overseeing president Dilma Rousseff’s ouster and now, embroiled in a series of bribe ...

Police drag protester in Rio - Photo by Pedro Prado

International Court Rules Against Brazil’s Police Indiscriminate Killings

Amnesty International lambasted “impunity” for Brazilian police who kill suspects during operations, after a ...

Protesters clash with police during Brazil's general strike - Tomaz Silva/ABr

The 35 Million-Strong General Strike that Stopped Brazil in Its Tracks

Amid record levels of unemployment and a terribly unpopular government, unions and citizens from ...

Indians Kick Tear Gas and attack police with arrows - Wilson Dias/ABr

In Brazil, Guns and Tear Gas Are No Match for Indians’ Arrows

  Brazilian Indians defied police repression in Brazil’s capital city on Tuesday, as officers ...