With air strikes, France says IS more important than Assad
It used to be that France said it wouldn't do anything, however indirect, to help Assad. But that was then.
Instastink: A couple of Instagram photos of Rio’s bay pollution problem
GlobalPost took a tour around Guanabara bay, the main staging ground for the Olympic sailing events. We didn’t have to wait long to see some disgusting stuff.
Cómo los presuntos abusadores sexuales del Vaticano se esconden y predican en Sudamérica (VIDEO)
Un documental de GlobalPost.
América del Sur se convierte en refugio para los presuntos pederastas de la iglesia
El Vaticano no se expresó al respecto.
Two crazy statistics show Rio’s gross water problem isn't going away
Brazil's barely skimming the surface of trash and feces-filled sites of the next Summer Olympic Games.
Brazil is becoming a bargain destination
For those fortunate enough to earn US dollars or euros, Brazil has transformed from rip-off to reasonable in just two years.
Massive protests sweep Brazil, calling for President Rousseff's resignation
More than 200 demonstrations are expected around Brazil today.
This is what it sounds like when a government is tanking
Brazilians don't hold back in their pot-banging protests against the authorities.
These 3 videos are going viral in Brazil for the same reason
They say more about Brazil than just road rage.
Brazil will use drones to fight slave labor in rural areas
The aerial inspections will start in Rio and quickly expand to other regions.
Rash of lynchings shocks Brazil
The latest took place outside Rio de Janeiro Wednesday, when vigilantes tied up and badly beat a man accused of stealing a woman's cellphone.
Two years after the NSA leaks, Brazilians actually like the US again
They were pretty upset after leaks about the US spying on their communications. Now Brazilians' outrage is targeting their own officials.
Brazil to open Latin America's first elephant sanctuary
Brazil will soon open Latin America's first elephant sanctuary, and its three initial residents will be retired circus animals in need of a safe haven, a report said Sunday.
Brazil arrests construction magnates in graft probe
In a sting operation involving 220 agents across four states, law enforcement officers detained chief executives Marcelo Odebrecht and Otavio Azevedo.
And the Latin Grammy Person of the Year goes to ...
Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos, whose 55-year career has won him the nickname of the King of Latin music, will be honored at this year's Latin Grammys.
Exclusive: Russia and the US are competing for a space partnership with Brazil
It's opening up yet another theater in their rivalry for allies and influence.
Big turnout for Sao Paulo gay pride
Tens of thousands of revelers thronged Sao Paulo's main Paulista Avenue thoroughfare on Sunday to cavort at the city's annual Gay Pride march.
Sure, Zara's owner just became the world's 2nd richest man, but what about the 'sweatshops'?
Amancio Ortega, owner of trendy clothing store Zara, certainly knows how to turn threads into dollars.
Brazil’s corruption investigators want to dig up a ‘dead’ congressman
The world's other big fat bribery scandal — not FIFA, but at oil giant Petrobras — just keeps spreading.
750,000 cases of dengue fever have been confirmed in Brazil this year
The disease has already killed 229 people.
This Brazilian town is crazy about the Southern Confederacy (PHOTOS)
Once a year, deep in the sugar cane fields of southern Brazil, the Confederate battle flag rises again.
Brazil's economy is expected to shrink 1 percent. That's bad
If economists' new lower forecast is accurate, South America's biggest economy will have its worst performance since 1990.
Brazilian police arrest another executive in Petrobras probe
Nearly 100 have been indicted in the corruption scandal so far.
Massive turnout in protest against Brazil's president
Nearly a million demonstrators marched in cities and towns across Brazil on Sunday to protest a sluggish economy, rising prices and corruption.
3 big takeaways from the shakeup at Brazil's Petrobras oil company
CEO Maria das Gracas Foster and five other top executives resigned from South America's largest scandal-ridden corporation.
These are the world’s deadliest cities
A new report ranks the 50 most violent cities on the planet. Here's why Latin America crowds the list.
Brazil's cabinet now has a climate change denier and a 'chainsaw queen'
The new science and agriculture ministers are also known for backing controversial forest legislation that environmentalists say favors Big Agro over indigenous communities.
Brazil's rich and powerful may no longer be above the law
The country's first trial for insider trading and a major investigation at Petrobras oil company could change Latin America's powerhouse forever.
Could Brazil be the worst place in the world to be gay?
Despite an absence of explicit anti-gay laws, the South American country has a disturbing record of deaths related to gender violence.
Issues of race, gender and class helped Rousseff win another term in Brazil
Will she continue to expand her racial justice policies during the next four years?
Brazil's re-elected President Rousseff vows to deepen social benefits
Rousseff's slim, three-point margin over centrist candidate Aecio Neves came largely thanks to gains against inequality and poverty since the Workers' Party first came to power in 2003.