Rio de Janeiro
Neymar in trouble over images of woman accusing him of rape
Brazil's Neymar went to a Rio de Janeiro police station on Thursday to give a statement in a probe into whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape.
Landslide leaves at least 15 dead in Rio de Janeiro suburb
At least 15 people have been killed in a landslide Saturday caused by heavy rains in southeast Brazil's Niteroi municipality, part of the Rio de Janeiro Metropolitan Area, according to local authorities.
At least seven die in Rio police shootout as army takeover drags on
At least seven people were killed in a confrontation with police in Rio de Janeiro's Rocinha favela on Saturday (March 24) and several others were injured, as an army takeover of Rio's security services drags well into its second month.
Baby dies, many injured after car rams into beachgoers at Copacabana
A car plows through crowds on Rio de Janeiro's famous Copcanaba beach, killing an infant and injuring more than 15 people.
Leading Brazilian musicians stage protest concert in Rio
Several hundred people attend a concert by top Brazilian musicians in Rio de Janeiro in the latest protest demanding the resignation of President Michel Temer and calling for new elections.
Rio carnival crowns champion after accident-marred festivities
Rio de Janeiro's carnival crowned a champion of its elite samba school parade on Wednesday, capping festivities marred by two accidents that injured more than 30 people.