Odebretch's Run

Latin America’s biggest corruption scandal is shaking the continent’s political establishment.

Will brazilians cancel carnival?

At least 48 towns or cities in eight Brazilian states have canceled Carnival festivities this year because they are suffering from the worst recession in the country’s recent history.

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.