Giant air-breathing fish discovered in Amazon
The new species of arapaima is the first of its kind to be discovered in Brazil's Amazon River since 1847.
Surge in anti-press violence reported in Brazil
So far this year, five reporters have been killed in the country, compared with six in 2012, according to the Brazilian Association of Radio and Television Broadcasters.
Brazil announces secure email to counter US spying
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced Sunday that her government was creating a secure email system to try and shield official communications from spying by the United States and other countries.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
Anarchist group turns teachers' march to Rio violence (VIDEO)
Violent incidents broke out as at least 200 "black bloc" anarchists smashed a City Hall gate while others broke into banks and tried to break open ATMs and set some alight.
The shame of a 'dirty name' in credit-crazy Brazil
Brazil's new middle class has gorged on debt. Now the default letters are piling up.
Canada spied on Brazil energy ministry
Canada spied on communications at Brazil's Mining and Energy Ministry, according to Canadian intelligence documents revealed late Sunday by Globo television.
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.