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Rio de Janeiro

Rio carnival acquires a political colour

Rio's carnival concluded with a bang, a final night of partying and political protest.

05 Mar 2019 4:32 PM

Death toll from yellow fever triples in Brazil, says WHO

Of 35 confirmed cases, 20 were in Sao Paulo state, which includes South America’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

23 Jan 2018 12:32 PM

Rio's gay pride marches on despite conservative opposition

Many claim homosexuality is a choice, despite science saying otherwise for over five decades.

20 Nov 2017 10:24 AM

Trans singers hope to change Brazil's tune on rights

Activists in the country are working hard to change attitudes in the country in order to save lives.

05 Oct 2017 5:33 PM

Brazil Oly boss in cops’ custody

Prosecutors said Nuzman was detained to give testimony and although not arrested he had his passport confiscated.

07 Sep 2017 12:55 AM


International Bikini Day: Bikini destinations around the globe!

If you are ready for a holiday these places should be on your list.

05 Jul 2017 3:40 PM

Speed king: 2-hour marathon, a shoe-in soon

The magical shoes may force the athlete to give up his or her natural style.

21 May 2017 2:44 AM

In global climate talks, it’s always been America first

Negotiations for a new deal saw the US stand firm on its objection to the so-called “top-down” approach.

19 May 2017 1:54 AM

Justin Bieber’s bodyguard slashed cab tyres?

The man was pictured getting out of his car with a knife in hand.

03 Apr 2017 12:27 AM

Meeting the queen of carnivals

Meeting Adela Chu was like a dream come true, because I had only read about her in the books of the carnivals.

22 Nov 2016 3:42 AM