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Rapper voices Latin housemaids' suffering

Joyce Fernandes

A Brazilian housemaid-turned-rapper has cast a spotlight on the suffering of Latin America’s millions of exploited domestic workers by chronicling the abuse they receive from their employers.

Ecclestone's mother-in-law kidnapped in Brazil: reports

Ecclestone married Flosi in 2012, three years after meeting her at the Brazilian Grand Prix.

Criminals are reportedly demanding 120 million reais ($36.5 million) in ransom.

Football great Pele to marry for 3rd time at 75

Aoki, a 42-year-old businesswoman, has been by three-time world champion's side for nearly all his public appearances since 2012

Pele is tying the knot with his girlfriend of six years Marcia Cibele Aoki.

Copa America: Brazil name Corinthians boss Tite as new coach


Corinthians boss Tite was named as the new coach of Brazil on Wednesday, succeeding Dunga, who was sacked after the team’s humiliating exit from the Copa America, his club revealed.

Bus plunges into ravine in Brazil, at least 15 killed

About 43,000 people die each year on Brazil's roads with accidents surging by 24 percent between 2002-2012.

The driver lost control of the bus carrying 46 passengers and crashed into a rock in the opposite lane.

Officials in Latin America linked to tax expose

Various Latin American officials are among the world figures mentioned in the “Panama Papers” trove of leaked tax documents detailing suspect international financial dealings, reporters who analyzed t

Brazil court freezes Neymar’s assets


Brazilian authorities have blocked assets of Barcelona star Neymar, including a yacht, a jet and several properties worth almost $50 million.

Neymar in dock again in Brazil

Barcelona and Brazil’s star striker Neymar suffered a fresh legal blow when Brazilian prosecutors filed a tax fraud and forgery case against him.

Prove my tax evasion: Neymar

Barcelona football star Neymar insisted he is innocent of tax evasion allegations, days after losing an appeal against a $112,000 fine for filing irregularities in 2007 and 2008.

Bomb threat diverts Madrid-Sao Paulo TAM flight

A TAM Airlines flight from Madrid to Sao Paulo was forced to return due to an alleged bomb threat. (Photo: Twitter)

The flight left at 2037 GMT and returned to Madrid while flying over Morocco.

Mother Teresa’s elevation to sainthood has been accompanied by a vigorous debate on the “Saint of the Gutters”, as the revered nun was known, on her methods and her achievements.

While Britain’s foreign minister Boris Johnson wrote to Prime Minister Theresa May saying that the UK must not stay within a single market, or pay towards a European Union, it seems the people have no