Teenage rebellion, on a Brazilian budget
Out of work. Out of school. Plenty to be unhappy about. Here's why Brazil's streets will likely be seeing more of the country's protesting youths.
Brazil's almost paradise: Here's why they ask for more
During Brazil's boom times, many families moved to Sao Paulo's shanty called Paraisopolis — 'paradise city.' Now city living is so expensive, many want out.
Brazil economic growth disappoints again
Even a record corn and soy harvest and a rebound in investment were not enough to avoid disappointing GDP growth.
Brazilian gang steals $800,000 worth of tablets, laptops from São Paulo's Guarulhos airport
An armed Brazilian gang stole $800,000 worth of tablets and laptops from the cargo terminal at São Paulo's Guarulhos International Airport.
5 reasons Latin America is lashing out at the UN General Assembly (VIDEO)
Between Brazil's rage over US spying and Bolivia's fury over diverted flights, Latin American leaders have found plenty to gripe about this week.
The United Nations non-event
Analysis: A US-Iran handshake that was 'too complicated' to take place. A breakthrough on Syria that was not reached. The UN General Assembly has been more significant for what did not happen than for what did.
Brazil's President Rousseff condemns US spying
'Meddling in such a manner in the lives and affairs of other countries is a breach of international law,' Rousseff told world leaders at the UN General Assembly.
Brazilian rancher convicted in murder of US nun Dorothy Stang
A Brazilian court has convicted rancher Vitalmiro Bastos Moura of ordering the 2005 murder of US nun and activist Dorothy Stang over a land dispute.
EPA regulations give Obama standing to influence global climate action
Commentary: Regulation creates a moral argument for action by other countries on international climate policy.
Brazil-US: What's at stake?
Analysis: From Boeing fighter jets to big oil fields, plenty's left sitting on the table after Brazil and the United States called off their White House dinner.
Brazil's president wants a spying probe, not dinner, in Washington
In the latest blowback, NSA leaks are driving a wedge between the two biggest economic powers in the Americas.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff postpones US state visit over NSA spying scandal
The announcement came after US President Barack Obama spoke to Rousseff on Monday night in a last-minute attempt to salvage the visit.
Photojournalists orchestrate their own protest in Brazil
A group of photographers covering the demonstrations in Brazil used their work to create a visual protest in Sao Paulo.
Brazil's Amazon deforestation has soared, satellite pictures suggest
Preliminary data suggests that deforestation of the Brazilian rainforest has spiked by more than a third in the past 12 months.
NSA spied on Brazil's Petrobras oil company and Google: report
Leaked documents from Edward Snowed reveal the NSA allegedly spied on a Brazilian state-run oil company and Google, according to Brazil's Globo TV.
US-Brazil: Why can't we be friends?
Brazil's president may call off her visit to Washington after allegations the US government spied on her and Brazil's state oil company. Here's a look at a history of rocky bilateral relations.
Brazil's NSA fury
Prodded by Brazil's president, Barack Obama vowed to probe new allegations the US government spied on her and Mexico's leader, saying, just because we can get information, doesn't mean we should.
Exclusive: Brazil's Rousseff wants US apology for NSA spying
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff wants public apology, explanation to why the US was spying on her email; proposed F-18 fighter jet deal in jeopardy.
Mexico, Brazil have new reasons to beef with Obama just in time for G20 summit
The US government spied on Brazil's Dilma Rousseff and Mexico's Enrique Peña Nieto, new Edward Snowden leaks allege. Why don't they seem surprised?
Report: NSA 'spied' on emails of Brazil and Mexico presidents
Documents obtained from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden indicate the US spied on the communications of the presidents of Brazil and Mexico.
In sweatshops, the 'Brazilian dream' goes awry
Brazil's economy has risen, but it's generated new social problems along the way.
Latin America most dangerous place for environmentalists
Green campaigners are being killed in Brazil, Costa Rica, Mexico and Peru, the UN says.
Venezuelan lawmaker vows to fight for Syrian army
'Syria needs full support against these criminals,' a Venezuelan congressman of Syrian descent says, as Western powers debate a strike on President Bashar al-Assad's forces.
Bolivia demands return of senator who fled to Brazil
President Evo Morales says he expects Brazil to return Roger Pinto, who was sentenced to a year in prison in a corruption case.
Brazil's foreign minister steps down amid diplomatic dispute with Bolivia
Foreign Minister Antonio Patriota stepped down on Monday and will become Brazil's representative to the United Nations after the country had a diplomatic dispute with Bolivia.
Sao Paulo building collapse kills 10
A building under construction in eastern Sao Paulo, Brazil, collapsed on Tuesday morning, killing 10.
Brazil bans batch of Heinz ketchup after rodent fur found
Health officials in Brazil ban batch of Heinz ketchup after traces of rodent fur were found in a Mexican-made lot.
2014 World Cup tickets on sale, says FIFA
Football fanatics are forming virtual queues to get their hands on tickets for the tournament.
Snowden journalist to publish UK secrets after Britain detains partner
British authorities used anti-terrorism laws on Sunday to detain David Miranda, partner of US journalist Glenn Greenwald.
Three sentenced for gang rape of American student in Rio
The brutal rape aboard a public transit van brought attention to the growing numbers of reported sex crimes in Brazil.
"Bino," Brazil's albino alligator, gets acupuncture for bad back (VIDEO)
Brazil's albino alligator opts for alternative medicine.