Brazil’s Deadly Prison System

Part of the reason prison violence is so common in Brazil is that conditions in most of the country’s penitentiaries are barbarous.

Brazil plunges deeper into recession

Brazil's economy plunged deeper into recession in the third quarter, dashing government hopes that a lift in consumer and business confidence would jumpstart a recovery

2,000 march in Sao Paulo against corruption

About 2,000 people marched on Sunday in Sao Paulo to protest corruption and support Operation Car Wash, which for more than two years has been investigating the diversion of funds within the state-run oil company, Petrobras.