Brazil violence increases as economy falters
As Brazil's economy falters so are plans to develop homes in the poorest slums. In Rio de Janeiro's favelas, crime and violence have gone up, along with complaints of police brutality.
Rio 2016: Protests cloud Olympic Games build-up
With one month to go until the start of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, public workers have been protesting over unpaid wages, there are concerns about the Zika virus and Brazil’s wider political crisis.
Rio declares financial emergency ahead of Olympics
The Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro has declared a state of financial emergency and has asked for funding during the Olympics.
Trouble in Rio ahead of the Olympics
When Rio de Janeiro secured the rights to host the Olympics, the city's residents were proud and excited. But, less than two months before the games, the Brazilian city finds itself bogged down by financial and social problems.
Copa America: Highlights of Brazil’s 7-1victory over Haiti
Philippe Coutinho scored a hat-trick as Brazil thumped Haiti 7-1 in the Copa America.
Brazil's Rousseff joins protesters calling for her return
Brazil's former President Dilma Rousseff joins protesters in Rio de Janeiro calling for her return to power.
New era for Brazil as Rousseff cedes power to Temer
Brazil enters a new era as interim president Michel Temer takes power from suspended leader Dilma Rousseff to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America's biggest nation.
Brazil vote may force Rousseff out of office today
Brazil's Senate is set for a vote that may force President Dilma Rousseff from office today with the next step being an impeachment trial.