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Brazilian Congress debates, then tables, changes to forest code requiring land owners to perserve 80 percent of holdings as forest
Agriculture minister announces reversal of policy blocking foreign investment in agricultural land
As prices mount, economists predict rising defaults on consumer debt
The father of Sean Goldman, the boy at the center of an infamous US-Brazil custody battle, has written a book about the fight to bring his son the United States.
Flooding in the state of Pernambuco has left two dead and 20,000 homeless.
Report: Brazil bureaucracy has investors wary about buying in to airports
The woman who just turned 116 was a smoker until age 110
Four months without funding for program that hides witnesses from Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous criminals
Fake versions of Kate Middleton’s ring on sale in Sao Paulo
Mining billionaire Eike Batista says he expects to become the wealthiest man on earth
Dilma Rousseff's illness makes her a no-show at World Economic Forum in Rio de Janeiro
Report: 70 percent of weapons seized during 2010 Rio slum were imported.
Brazilian mining giant buys 9 percent of Belo Monte dam. Some say the company's caving to government pressure.
Tribeca Film Festival honors documentary about Brazilian MMA fighter Anderson Silva.
In the rush to prepare for Wold Cup and Olympics, Brazil mulls privatizing airports
French investigators say device contained no data
Fifty percent interest on credit cards and other follies
Rio de Janeiro storm causes floods, lightning, drowning and maybe even harms a former reality TV star.
Residents of a neighborhood once home to 1,000 people say their homes were demolished to make way for a parking lot. (With video).
Google agrees to change its Rio map to de-emphasize shantytowns.