Gang war in Brazil's Pedrinhas jail kills 59 this year
A Brazilian government investigation revealed that 59 inmates at Pedrinhas jail have been killed in gang violence this year.
More than 40 dead, 70,000 homeless in Brazil's flooding and mudslides
More than 40 people are dead and 70,000 are homeless after torrential rains in southeastern Brazil caused flooding and mudslides.
Brazil floods kill 20, force 40,000 to evacuate
Floods and mudslides caused by heavy downpours in southeastern Brazil have killed at least 20 people and forced another 40,000 to evacuate.
Rio: Topless rights protest in Brazil attracts few women, many photographers
Between three and four women joined the topless protest, while over a hundred photographers took pictures.
NSA, UK spied on Israeli leaders, UN, and EU officials
The Guardian and The New York Times reported Friday that foreign energy companies and aid agencies were also targets of the NSA and Britain's GCHQ.
Latin America has a homophobic killing problem
The gruesome murders of gays in the region are shocking. So is how rarely the violence gets reported.
These will be the big news stories of 2014
Elections in Egypt, the US and India. The World Cup. The Sochi Olympics. And the NATO withdrawal are all sure to be in the news in 2014.
2014: A year of electoral fireworks
A big year ahead for Dilma, Modi, Jokowi and Barry, too.
No, Snowden isn't asking Brazil for asylum in exchange for help, says Greenwald
It was widely reported that Edward Snowden was offering Brazil help in exchange for asylum, but Glenn Greenwald said the news was misreported.
World Cup 2014 set in Brazil with your choice for 'group of death'
Group G gets early consideration for 'group of death' with Germany, Ghana, Portugal and United States.
Latinas who rule
Land of machismo? Turns out Latin America's women have blazed past their amigas of the rich north to become presidents.
The Hillarys of Latin America
With Chile re-electing President Michelle Bachelet, Latin America, land of ‘machismo,’ has a record four female heads of state.
World Cup stadiums in Brazil are behind schedule
FIFA has extended the deadline for three World Cup venues ahead of championship next summer in Brazil.
São Paulo cultural center Memorial da América Latina catches fire, engulfed in smoke
São Paulo's Memorial da América Latina cultural center caught fire just before 1:30 p.m. local time on Friday, with 55 fire trucks on the scene trying to put out the blaze.
Deadly Sao Paulo soccer stadium collapse may delay completion until February (VIDEOS)
Crane collapse at Sao Paulo stadium latest difficulty for organizers of World Cup 2014 set for Brazil.
Falling coffee prices weigh on Brazil producers
In order to support its 290,000 coffee growers, the Brazilian government decided in August to buy arabica at about $132 a bag.
Portugal, Ronaldo qualify in dramatic fashion over Sweden's Ibrahimovic
Ronaldo's hat trick better than brace from Ibrahimovic as seven more teams look for invitations to 2014 World Cup in Brazil after qualifiers across the globe.
Brazil's Amazon deforestation rose by almost a third last year
Between August 2012 and July 2013, the Amazon was deforested 28 percent faster than the year before.
Former Brazilian president's remains to be exhumed
The remains of former Brazilian President Joao Goulart, more commonly known as Jango, were to be exhumed Wednesday to determine whether or not he was poisoned.
Latin America's oil rush means more climate change
Brazil, Argentina and other countries across the Americas are seeking to ramp up fossil-fuel production. So much for curbing carbon emissions.
That coffee you are drinking might not be so fair trade after all
Latin American coffee growers struggle with rock-bottom prices and a crushing outbreak of coffee leaf rust.
Justin Bieber spray paints the town in Latin America
Graffiti rampages and an alleged brothel romp are among Bieber's bad boy exploits enthralling Colombia and Brazil.
Nestle reducing salt in hundreds of its products worldwide
Nestle said it was reducing salt in all of its brands worldwide to support a new World Health Organization salt intake target.
Brazil spied on US, Russia, Iran, Iraq
Brazil kept tabs on rooms rented by the US embassy in Brasilia, which the Brazilian Intelligence Agency believed acted as a hi-tech base for espionage operations: report.
Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista's oil company files for bankruptcy
Brazilian tycoon Batista's fortune has reportedly dwindled to less than 1 per cent of the $34.5 billion that Forbes magazine estimate he was worth in early 2012.
What is journalism? Reports on a US spy agency run amok meet the test
Commentary: New, accurate, reliable information the public has a need to know and a right to know.
Germany, Brazil work on draft UN resolution to end excessive spying
The UN resolution would call for the expansion of international privacy rights to include the internet.
Protesters, troops clash during Rio oil auction demonstration
The Brazilian government deployed troops on the streets of Rio today ahead of a major auction for an offshore oil field, which led to clashes with protesters.
Shell, Total, Chinese firms win Brazil oil field auction amid clashes in Rio (PHOTOS)
The Brazilian government deployed troops on the streets of Rio de Janeiro ahead of the auction for an offshore oil field Monday.
Brazil port warehouse fire destroys up to 300,000 tons of sugar
An early morning fire at Brazil's Santos Port hit warehouses, potentially destroying up to 300,000 tons of sugar.
Is Brazil lost at sea?
Analysis: After a rough season, Brazil hopes bidding for its massive offshore oil reserves will right the ship. Now Brazilian oil workers are striking and energy majors like Exxon-Mobil, Chevron and BP aren't placing their bids.