SAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil's former President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday in "Operation Radioactivity," a probe of alleged graft in the construction of a nuclear power plant, threatening to delay debate over the government's ambitious fiscal reforms. | Video
WASHINGTON/BRASILIA Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro won glowing praise and conditional promises from U.S. President Donald Trump on his visit to the White House this week, yet Brazilian negotiators came away grumbling about their hosts driving a hard bargain.
(Corrects 4th paragraph of this March 14 to say Colombia a NATO partner, not member.)
BRASILIA, March 14 The United States will
strengthen military ties with Brazil to a level usually reserved
for NATO allies during President Jair Bolsonaro's visit to
Washington next week, boosting growing cooperation between the
Americas' two largest militaries, two Brazilian government
officials said on Thursday.
BRASILIA Brazilian anthropologists are looking for members of an Amazon tribe that has had little or no contact with the outside world to steer them clear of a rival indigenous group and avoid a bloody clash of cudgels against arrows.
CAMPO NOVO DE RONDONIA, Brazil Ten days after Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro took office, dozens of men entered protected indigenous land in a remote corner of the Amazon, hacking a pathway beneath the jungle canopy.
BRASILIA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido, visiting Brazil to drum up support for his bid to push for a change of government in his country, said on Thursday he will return to Caracas by Monday despite threats of imprisonment.
BRASILIA, Feb 28 Venezuelan opposition leader
Juan Guaido met with European Union ambassadors to Brazil on
Thursday ahead of a meeting with Brazil's President Jair
Bolsonaro in an effort to drum up international pressure on
President Nicolas Maduro to step down.
BRASILIA/GENEVA Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido was due to arrive in Brazil on Wednesday night to meet with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as part of a tour of several nations to ratchet up international pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to step down.
BRASILIA Brazil's new right-wing government is backing an indigenous tribe that was fined under the previous administration for commercial farming practices banned on tribal land, saying they are an example to be followed as it pushes to open reservations to agriculture.