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With first case, Latin America prepares for COVID-19 virus

With Brazil reporting the first case of the COVID-19 virus, neighboring countries and other nations around Latin America were attempting to block the possible...

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's government confirmed on Wednesday that a 61-year-old Brazilian man who traveled to Italy this month has Latin America's...

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's government confirmed on Wednesday that a 61-year-old Brazilian man who traveled to Italy this month has Latin America's...

In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with...

In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil that led to a senator being injured by gunfire has shed light...

Ex-Brazilian leader da Silva meets the pope, gets blessing

VATICAN CITY (AP) - Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva met Thursday with Pope Francis at the Vatican, received a papal blessing...

Smelly Rio de Janeiro water supply has residents on edge

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - There’s a creeping sense of alarm in Rio de Janeiro after more than a week of foul tasting and...

Smelly Rio de Janeiro water supply has residents on edge

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - There’s a creeping sense of alarm in Rio de Janeiro after more than a week of foul tasting and...

Brazil documentary gets Oscar nomination, exposes division

SAO PAULO (AP) - The Academy Award nomination for a Brazilian documentary about the impeachment of then-President Dilma Rousseff has laid bare the polarization...

Brazil’s Bolsonaro grants police officers Christmas pardon

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has granted a Christmas pardon to police officers convicted of involuntary crimes, according to an...