Cajamarca water contract signed; sexual blackmail incidence increased; international criticism of president Humala
Two die as Antartic research base is ravaged by fire, Pará senator to face slave labour trial, and the continent’s oldest carving discovered in Minas Gerais.
Rio’s emergency services strike just days before Carnival, a campaigning journalist is found murdered, and the Attorney General sues Twitter over speed trap tweets.
Thousands evacuated after dam burst in Rio de Janeiro, a dramatic increase in the number of firms using slave labour, and Brazil-China trade takes on a new dimension.
Chevron fined and banned from drilling after oil spill, Petrobras heads off strike action, and Senate passes nationwide smoking ban.
Rio police launch investigation into Chevron oil spill, S&P upgrade Brazil’s credit rating, and census results reveal historic Afro-Brazilian majority.
Three doctors convicted of killing patients for organs, Minister of Sport hangs on in the face of corruption allegations, and Rousseff meets with her IBSA counterparts.
Agriculture minister hospitalized, Patriota re-affirms Brazilian support for Venezuela, and nearly a million march in Rio to end homophobia.
Spectacular anti-corruption protests in Rio, Rousseff opens debate at the UN General Assembly, and the central bank moves to halt currency slide.
A British student found dead in Amazonia, police indict three over murders of Amazon activists, and Petrobras announces huge new oil investement.
Three environmental activists brutally murdered, as forestry code reforms passed by chamber of deputies.
New trade measures provoke tension with Argentina, forestry reform postponed, and a false tsunami alarm.
Brazil legalized same-sex civil partnerships this week, police smashed an international drugs ring, and a breakthrough in the Flight 447 investigation.
A crucial breakthrough in the investigation into Flight 447′s crash, Vale buys into Belo Monte, and a Google Maps controversy.
A huge police operation in Rocinha ended with a massive drugs bust, but the main target remains at large.