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The wealthy have devised elaborate security systems in Sao Paulo — but even that sometimes doesn't keep crime away.

  • Oct 16, 2019

At least one person is dead and others are missing after the building in Fortaleza came down.

  • Oct 15, 2019

President Lenín Moreno agreed to reinstate popular fuel subsidies; indigenous protest leaders agreed to end the demonstrations that paralyzed the country.

  • Oct 14, 2019

In one corner of the rainforest, the Alliance Brigade is attacking the flames and teaching ranchers how to help.

  • Oct 8, 2019

The number had been expected to rise in September, the peak of the dry season.

  • Oct 2, 2019

An 8-year-old girl, shot to death while riding in a bus with her grandfather, is the latest victim.

  • Sep 23, 2019

Thirteen employees of the Vale mining conglomerate and a German firm are accused of fraudulently confirming the dam was safe before it ruptured in January.

  • Sep 20, 2019

Rio de Janeiro's mayor wants to suppress a comic book that showed two men kissing. Courts are getting in the way.

  • Sep 9, 2019

An offer of $22.2 million by the Group of Seven nations is still caught up in Bolsonaro’s feud with the French president.

  • Aug 27, 2019

The rise of tent encampments is changing the face of American homelessness. Inside one, Monica Diaz struggles to keep her full-time job — and her dignity.

  • Mar 22, 2019
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