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In Brazil's poor northeast, right-winger makes inroads

24 Oct 2018

BARREIRINHAS, Brazil The home of Crenilton Santos Ferreira and his wife, Claudia Adriana, sits at the end of a sandy path in the scorched northeast Brazilian state of Maranhao, the poorest in the nation.

In Colombia, victims of sexual abuse speak out after peace deal

20 Sep 2018

SOACHA, Colombia Yeimy sobbed with her head in her hands as she described how her husband was tied to a pole, gagged and made to watch as she was raped by four fighters from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) 12 years ago.

Venezuelan immigrants survive on the streets in Brazil

30 Aug 2018

BOA VISTA, Brazil Many Venezuelans thought they were leaving a collapsing economy for a land of milk and honey just next door.

Venezuelan mothers-to-be head to Brazil to give birth

22 Aug 2018

BOA VISTA, Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to a lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day.

Pregnant Venezuelan women going to Brazil to give birth

22 Aug 2018

BOA VISTA, Brazil Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in Brazil, where three Venezuelan babies are born every day.

Brazilians toil for gold in illegal Amazon mines

14 Sep 2017

CREPURIZAO, Brazil Informal mining in Brazil is seen by many as a scourge polluting the Amazon rainforest, poisoning indigenous tribes and robbing the nation of its wealth.

Former 'crackland' addict turns Sao Paulo trash into livelihood

03 Aug 2017

SAO PAULO Fabiana Silva called the streets of São Paulo home for 16 years as one of hundreds of people trapped in cracolândia, the open-air drug markets in South America's biggest city.

Sao Paulo mayor declares war on wall writers

26 Apr 2017

SAO PAULO It took Brazilian artist Iaco one minute to whip out a can of spray paint and write "doria" seven times across a grey wall in Sao Paulo.

Blue-collar bathers revel at alternative to Rio beach scene

01 Feb 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO In a city best known for fashionable beaches and world-class surf, bathers at one local watering hole take pride in the exact opposite – the no-fuss atmosphere of a giant, artificial pond.

WIDER IMAGE-Dodging death in the hunt for gooseneck barnacles

23 Dec 2016

FERROL, Spain, Dec 23 Spanish fisherman Santi Diaz Mosquera knows every journey down the treacherous Galician rocks in search of a handful of prized gooseneck barnacles could be his last.

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