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The number of gun-related deaths in Brazil was 42,416 in 2012, an equivalent to five deaths every hour, according to the 2015 Map of Violence survey

Gun Kills 42,000 Brazilians a Year, One Every 12 Minutes, 24/7

The number of gun-related deaths in Brazil was 42,416 in 2012, an equivalent to ...

Itamaraty Palace in Brasília

Brazil’s Foreign Ministry Workers Go on Strike. Up to Four Months Pay Delays

Career officials of the Brazilian Foreign Ministry, known as Itamaraty, in Brazil, have been ...

Brazilian presidential candidates Dilma Rousseff and Aécio Neves

Brazil’s Elections and the Power of the Status Quo

Brazil’s presidential election campaign, already marked by tragedy, continues with high drama after the ...

Santos held victim hostage for almost eight hours

With a Toy Weapon Former Official Takes Hostage and Demands Cleaner Politics in Brazil

After holding hostage a hotel employee in downtown Brasília, the capital of Brazil, for ...

Nixiwaka Yawanawá protested against the 'outrageous' exhibition of Jimmy Nelson's work at London's Atlas Gallery today, wearing his ceremonial headdress

“We Are Not Dying,” Answer Indigenous Peoples to Sensationalized Photo Expo

An Amazon Indian protested outside the exhibition of controversial photographer Jimmy Nelson’s work “Before ...

Brazilian model Nattan Pires

Brazilian Nattan Pires: a New Star in the World Fashion Constellation

In the competitive world of international fashion, the Brazilian model Nattan Pires has shown ...

Environment Protection Area of the Encantada Lake and the Almada River, Fabio Massalli/Agência Brasil

Bahia Port in Brazil Gets Green Light Despite Greens’ Opposition

The government has authorized the beginning of the construction of Porto Sul, in the ...

Real, the Brazilian currency

President’s Rise in the Polls Is Sinking the Brazilian Real

Brazil’s real advanced from a seven-month low as the Brazilian central bank signaled it ...

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and UN secretary general Ban Ki-Moon

Brazil President Tells UN She Wants More Power for Developing Countries

President Dilma Rousseff criticized on September 24 the delay in providing developing countries with ...